Maui Weekly What’s Happening and Real Estate- June 17, 2022

Happy Aloha Friday! This weekend is about dads. Happy Father’s Day to all the great dads out there holding it down. I hope you have a great weekend with your loved ones!

June 11 was King Kamehameha Day, which is always a big deal here in Hawaii. This day honors King Kamehameha I who united the Hawaiian Islands. Luckily, events span both weekends and we still have events to share.

king kamehameha statue

Every year, multiple parades and celebrations take place on all the Hawaiian Islands. See list of events this year by island here. This year’s theme is “E Ola Ka Mo’i Kamehameha — Long Live King Kamehameha” celebrating the 150th anniversary of King Kamehameha Day being designated a holiday.

Nā Kamehameha Commemorative Pāʻū Parade and Ho’olaule’a

This year’s Maui festivities will take place on Saturday, June 18 at 9:45 am on Front Street from Kenui Street to Shaw Street. Following the parade is a ho‘olaule‘a at the Lahaina Banyan Tree at Kamehameha Iki Park. The o‘olaule‘a consists of a pā‘ū awards presentation, food booths, Maui Made crafters as well as entertainment featuring Hawaiian music and Hula. The festivities are scheduled to last until 5:30 pm.


Front Street will be closed to traffic starting at 8:30 am from Kenui Street to Shaw Street.

While we don’t have much in the way of nightilife happening this weekend, there are a few family-friendly events taking place.

Enchanted Farm Tour at the Awalau Farm

Saturday, June 18th, 2022

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Celebrate the Summer Solstice on Saturday, June 18 by wandering down an enchanted trail full of mythical creatures. Pet and feed unicorns, dragons, flying goats, multicolored sheep, exotic alpacas & more. Sing songs with the Mermaids, Mine for mystic gemstones and collect natural treasures.

Link for more: Awalau Farm Enchanted Farm Tours

Two Family-Friendly Events Hosted at The Queen Ka’ahumanu Center

Kama’aina Nights

Friday, June 17, 2022

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Committed to promoting and perpetuating Hawaiian culture through live music and a celebration of ‘ohana, Queen Ka’ahumanu Center partners with KPOA to present Kama‘ina Nights. Kama‘ina Nights is a FREE quarterly music series featuring Hawaii’s local talent.

Keiki Club

Saturday, Jun 18th, 2022

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center and Maui Ocean Center present Keiki Club at the QKC keiki play area.  Learn from one of MOC’s Marine Naturalists about the vast sea life of Hawai’i. Enter to win giveaways and enjoy family friendly festivities!

Spaces are limited. Reservations required.

Link for more:  QKC Events

The Third Race of Canoe Regatta Season Takes Place Tomorrow

The race tomorrow is the John M. Lake Regatta hosted by my very own  Hawaiian Canoe Club at Kahului Harbor. This is an all-day event. Be prepared for traffic! Imua Hawaiian!!!

Link for more: Hawaiian Canoe Club Race Schedule

If you want to squeeze a date night into the family fun, Champagne Hale is back at the Montage Kapalua Bay!

Champagne Hale at Cliff House

The Montage at Kapalua Bay brings back the Champagne Hale at Cliff House. With 2 seatings at 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm on both Saturday and Sunday this weekend, the pop up at Cliff House with epic views, champagne and pupus is the perfect way to cap off a day at the beach or pool.

Link for more:  Champagne Hale at Cliff House

Speaking of the Montage Kapalua Bay, here is the latest listing- MLS # 395999 at the Residence at Montage. This 3 BR / 3.5 BA listed at $5.8M is fresh off the presses with only 14 days on the market. There are 3 other active listings and one pending — continue to show. Please reach out if you would like to know more about any of these!

montage kapalua bay

The view from the Montage Kapalua Bay.

As always, hope to see you out there!  Have fun and stay safe!

About Me

As a lifelong resident of Maui and realtor for over 20 years, I have a unique long-standing relationship with residents and visitors alike.  I bring a deep understanding of the many layers and subtleties of every piece of Maui’s Real Estate industry. My experience is broad ranging allowing me to better understand and meet your needs. Whether you are buying or selling your first home, a second home, an investment property, looking to do a 1031 exchange or even large land transactions and subdivisions, I have done it all. I love water sports, mainly international competition in canoe paddling, one man canoe, surfing, paddle boarding, Jiu jitsu training, soccer, rugby, family time, friends, socializing, food, pets, work and staying active.

If you ever want to chat about what’s happening in the Real Estate market on Maui or have any questions on your equity, current options and their tax advantages or disadvantages or to discuss any other real estate needs, feel free to call, text or email.  I am here for you!

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