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Maui Events 2019

Coming to Maui in 2020? Check out our updated Calendar! 

Updated October  2019... Planning a trip to Maui? We’ve created this handy Calendar of Maui Events 2019, in case you’d like to schedule your vacation around one (or more) of Maui’s signature events.  (please confirm dates on respective websites before booking – dates may change!)   To see what other events might be happening while you are here on Maui, we always recommend checking out , and for updated event calendars! 

January 2019

  • Event: Golf – Tournament of Champions
  • Date: January 2-6, 2019
  • Location: Plantation Course at Kapalua
  • Details: Each January, the PGA TOUR holds the Tournament of Champions at the legendary Plantation Course. Watch as golf’s greatest players compete for this prestigious title in an elite field comprised of only winners from the previous PGA TOUR season.
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  • One Week all to yourself, 2019 is your year!!!
    Image: Kat Gaskin

    Event: Winter Women’s Surf Camp (Sold Out) 

  • Date: January 7-12
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  • Details: In our picturesque oceanfront cabins, return to nature, relive your youth, get reacquainted with yourself… all while learning (or getting better at) surfing, bonding with other adventurous women, and exploring the island of Maui!


  • Event: Legends of the Bay 
  • Location: Honolua Bay
  • Holding Period: January 12 – February 3
  • Details: Hawaii Surfing Association and Honolua Surf Co present Legends of the Bay, a two day surfing contest held at Honolua Cave
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  • Event: Hawaiian Islands Land Trust “Buy Back the Beach” (Sold Out)
  • Date: Saturday, January 26
  • Location: Old Lahaina Luau
  • Details: This event brings together Hawai‘i’s top conservation advocates for an island-style pā‘ina under the Maui stars at the famous Old Lāhainā Lū‘au. Guests will be treated to ‘ono lū‘au fare, complimentary cocktails, live and silent auctions and live entertainment. This benefit provides much-needed operational support to ensure the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust continues its efforts to protect the lands that sustain us. 
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Buy Back the Beach 2019 Maui HILT Hawaiian Islands Land Trust
‘Buy Back the Beach’ 2019 will take place at the Old Lahaina Luau again!


February 2019


  • Event: The Hukilau
  • Date: Saturday, February 2
  • Details: Join Malama Maui Nui’s first annual fundraiser, The Hukilau, for an exclusive family night at the Maui Ocean Center.
    Tickets include dinner, cocktails, and evening access to all Maui Ocean Center exhibits.
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  • Event: Maui Open Studios 2019 
  • Date: Weekends in February, Preview/ Opening Celebration: Saturday, February 2
  • Details: Visit Maui’s talented artists as they open up their galleries and studios in this month-long, island wide traveling event!  Visitor tip: This is a great way to also explore some of the ‘hidden’ parts of Maui!
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  • Event: Maui Whale Festival 2019
  • Date: February (events all month long!)
  • Details: The annual Maui Whale Festival, presented by Pacific Whale Foundation, is a series of inspiring events held during Maui’s peak humpback whale season. Each occasion and activity is designed to build awareness and share our love of marine animals and their ocean habitat. Events include Run & Walk for the Whales and Wild & Wonderful Whale Regatta on Feb 2, World Whale Film Festival on Feb 8, and a special Concert Cruise on February 16.
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2019 Maui Whale Festival
Help Save the Whales at the 2019 Maui Whale Festival



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    The theme of the 2019 Art Affair is Yayoi Kusama: Obsession with Dots, Art and Giving

    Event: Art Affair 2019

  • Date: Saturday, February 23
  • Location: Hui No’eau’s historic Kalaunui Estate
  • Details: The evening features a live and silent auction, live music, dancing, a gourmet seated dinner, and an opportunity to gather and celebrate with a wonderful community of visual art supporters! Proceeds from Art Affair enable access to exceptional visual arts programming for all ages and abilities throughout the year.  This year’s theme is “Yayoi Kasama, Obsession with Dots, Art and Giving”
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March 2019

  • Event: Spring Women’s Surf Camp (Sold Out)
  • Date: March 18-23
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Enjoy evenings under the stars before heading to our oceanfront cabin, complete with raised air mattresses! to be lulled to sleep by the waves

April 2019


  • 2019 maui menehune mayhemEvent: Menehune Mayhem, Junior Surfing Competition
  • Date: April 6 & 7
  • Location: Hookipa Beach Park
  • Details: The Menehune Mayhem – now in its 16th year – is a free non-profit annual event which promotes, surfing, sportsmanship, creativity, scholarship, and environmental awareness for the youth of Maui. Activities include a surfing competition for kids 17 and under as well as opportunities for creative exploration through art, music, dance, athletics and entertainment. Surfing competitors receive a prize bag, lunch, refreshments, and a contest t-shirt.  Special Awards are given to participating high school surfers with the highest GPAs.
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  • Event: Maui Ag Festival
  • Date: Saturday, April 7
  • Location: Maui Tropical Plantation
  • Details: Maui’s agricultural industry, its allies, and supporters come together to share what each group does for the collective good of agriculture in the County, and to showcase ag’s vital role in the economy, environment, and lifestyle of Maui. (always the first Saturday in April!)
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  • Event: East Maui Taro Festival 2019
  • Date: Saturday, April 13
  • Details: Head out to heavenly Hana for a Farmers’ Market, Poi Pounding, Arts and Crafts, Food Booths, Music and Hula!
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  • Event: Haiku Hoolaulea & Flower Festival 2019
  • Date: Saturday, April 27
  • Details:  Live entertainment, silent auction, floral design and lei making contests, a Haiku historical display, children’s activities, food trucks, bake sales and more! A benefit for Haiku Elementary School, Haiku Community Association and Boys & Girls Club Maui-Haiku. Visitor Tip: Haiku can be rainy / muddy so come prepared! (Need upcoming dates? Always scheduled for the 4th Saturday of April)
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  • Event: Olukai Hoolaulea
  • Date: April TBD
  • Details: A two-day event with a bit of everything: competitive and ‘fun’ downwind SUP and canoe races, entertainment, traditional Hawaiian games, prize-money, and giving back to the community.
  • Website: TBD


May 2019

  • Event: Paddle Imua (Benefit Race for Camp Imua)
  • Date: Saturday, May 4
  • Details: Held on Maui’s legendary Maliko Downwind Run, Bluesmiths Paddle Imua welcomes athletes who paddle Stand-Up Paddleboards (SUP), Outrigger Canoes (OC1 , OC2 & OC6), Prone Paddleboards and Surf Skis.
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  • seabury Hall Craft Fair 2019 Event Dates
    Seabury Hall’s Famous Craft Fair is always the day before Mother’s Day – May 11, 2019!

    Event: Seabury Hall Craft Fair 2019

  • Date: Saturday, May 11
  • Details: The school’s signature fundraising event, the craft fair is definitely an event to plan a trip to Maui around! Featuring over 100 Artists and Crafters, Silent Auction, Entertainment, tons of delicious food and deserts, Games & Pony Rides and more! Always the day before Mother’s Day. Visitor Tip: It will be sunny, rainy, hot and chilly.  It’s upcountry Maui. Dress in layers, bring sunscreen, a hat and a rain jacket!
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  • Event: Maui Brewers Festival 2019
  • Date: Saturday, May 18
  • Details: Sample beers from around the world and help support Maui Arts and Cultural Center at this fun outdoor event! Every ticket includes beer tastings from local and national craft breweries, complimentary island-style pūpū from local restaurants and caterers, live music, door prizes, a home brew competition, and more!
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June 2019

  • Event: Summer Women’s Surf Camp (Sold Out)
  • Date: June 3-8
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  • Event: Kapalua Wine & Food Festival
  • Date: June 6-9
  • Location: Kapalua Resort
  • Details: Kapalua Wine and Food Festival is a collaboration of Kapalua Resort partners creating a new spin on the longest running food and wine event in the USA.This celebration of epicurean excellence will convene the finest in food and wine and embrace all things Hawaiian – notably – the fabulous culinary bounty on Maui
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Kapalua Wine and Food Festival 2018
Kapalua Wine and Food Festival brings the celebrities and the foodies to West Maui!
  • Event: Maui Film Festival 2019
  • Date: June 12-16
  • Locations: Wailea and Kahului
  • Details: Celebrities, awesome movies, breathtaking venues, crazy fun parties… oh, and did we mention celebrities?
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July 2019

  • Event: Fourth of July Rodeo and Parade
  • Location: Makawao
  • Details: The annual Makawao 4th of July Parade and Rodeo is a Hawaiian tradition that boasts a rodeo show and cultural parade. The four-day engagement features amateur and professional rodeo exhibitions including bull riding, calf roping, mugging, bronco riding and breakaways. The colorful parade of floats and marchers falls on the Saturday of the event.
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  • Event: Teen Girls’ Surf Camp
  • Dates: July 15-21 & 22-28
  • Details: Now in its 19th year, our teen camp is dedicated to empowering teenage girls through Maui’s water sports and our mentorship program. The all-inclusive camp includes oceanfront accommodations, professional surf coaching, and a wide range of island adventures including zip lining, snorkeling and waterfall hikes. Open to girls 13-17.
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maui teen camp 2019
Maui Surfer Girls Teen Surf Camp will be celebrating their 19th Summer in 2019!


August 2019

  • Event: Maui Calls
  • Date: Saturday, August 17
  • Location: Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Kahului
  • Details: The MACC’s annual signature fundraiser gala: enjoy a fresh flower lei greeting, delectable pūpū, premium wines, dancing to live music and excellent live and silent auction shopping.
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September 2019

  • Event: Lā ‘Ulu: Breadfruit Day
  • Date: Saturday, September 7, 10am – 3pm
  • Location: Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, Wailuku
  • Details: Sponsored by the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will host the 3rd annual Lā ‘Ulu: Breadfruit Day! This free community event will include food booths, breadfruit cooking demonstrations, Pacific ‘ulu varieties for sale, Hawaiian plant sale, free cultural activities, Hawaiian music and hula!
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October 2019

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    Maui Fair 2019!
    Come to the 97th Annual Maui Fair – October 2019!

    Event: Maui Fair 2019 

  • Date: October 3-6
  • Location:  War Memorial, Wailuku
  • Details: The 97th Maui Fair!  Rides, games, entertainment, livestock, and FOOD!
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  • Event: Maui Marathon
  • Date: October 13
  • Details: Run the marathon, relay marathon, half, or 10K or 5K… This event is the longest consecutively held running event in the state of Hawaii, it’s the oldest marathon west of the Mississippi River. It has been chosen as one of the top 10 Most Scenic Marathons in the nation by Runner’s World magazine (Feb. 96), and the #10 destination marathon in North America, by the Ultimate Guide to Marathons.Though small in comparison to the world-famous Honolulu Marathon, the Maui Marathon has developed a reputation over the years as a quality running event. This is due in great part to the many volunteers and community support generated, year after year, for this charity fund-raising running event.
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    The Peahi Challenge 2019

    Event: Peahi Challenge Big Wave Tour

  • Location: Peahi (Jaws)
  • Holding Period: October 1- March 31, 2020
  • Details: The best big wave surfers in the world come to test their skills at the Peahi Challenge.  Viewing is limited to pass-holders from the cliffs, but the event is streamed live on the internet for the general public.
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Noble Chef 2019
Noble Chef Maui 2019: Event Dates Coming Soon!


  • Event: Maui Aloha Classic 2019
  • Location: Hookipa Beach Park
  • Holding Period: October 27 – Nov 9
  • Details: The best windsurfers in the world come to test their skills at the Aloha Classic! This event attracts the highest number of competitors of any event across the tour. The action is spectacular.
  • Website: Maui Aloha Classic 


  • Event: Fall Women’s Surf Camp (SOLD OUT)
  • Date: October 29 – November 3 (Mon – Sat)
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  • Details: In our picturesque oceanfront cabins, return to nature, relive your youth, get reacquainted with yourself… all while learning (or getting better at) surfing, bonding with other adventurous women, and exploring the island of Maui!  As an added bonus, optional side trip to the infamous Halloween on Front Street! (See details below!)


  • Event: Halloween in Lahaina 2019
  • Date: October 31
  • Details: Often called the Mardi Gras of the Pacific… Front Street is closed to traffic, and opened to costumed revelry! Visitor tip: If you are coming out for this event, make sure you get a hotel close to Lahaina!  And book early!
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November 2019

  • Event: Made in Maui County Festival 
  • Date: November 1 & 2
  • Location: Maui Arts & Cultural Center
  • Details: Maui County’s largest products show returns on November 1 (Exclusive Shopping Day) and 2. Now in its sixth year, this popular event features over 140 vendors offering hundreds of made in Maui County products, including food, art, crafts, jewelry, fashion, furniture, gifts, collectibles and more.
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  • Event: Noble Chef 2019 
  • Date: November 22
  • Location: Fairmont Kea Lani, Wailea
  • Details: The largest annual fundraiser for UH Maui’s Culinary Arts Program, the Noble Chef feature students working alongside Maui’s most notable Chefs. A fun new theme each year, with a cocktail reception, seated dinner and extravagant dessert buffet. Proceeds support culinary education, student career advancement, and community service.
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  • Event: Maui Jim Invitational Basketball Championship 2019
  • Date: November 25-27
  • Location: Lahaina Civic Center
  • Details: BYU, Dayton, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan State, UCLA and Virginia Tech will join host Chaminade for the 36th annual Tournament.Fans can immediately begin planning to catch all the action at the 2019 Maui Jim Maui Invitational. Log on to for details on 2019 All-Tournament travel packages, good for access to all 12 games of the 2019 Tournament.
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  • Honolua Women's Surf Contest
    The best female surfers in the world head to Maui for the Women’s Honolua Surf Contest

    Event: Hawaii Pro (Women’s Championship) at Honolua Bay

  • Holding Period: November 25- Dec 6
  • Location: Honolua Bay
  • Details: Spectator are welcome to watch the action as the surfer girls complete in their final event for the calendar year. Come watch if defending champion Carissa Moore can claim another year!
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December 2019

  • 2017 Maui Christmas Events
    The entrance of the Grand Wailea is impressive and well worth the drive to south maui…

    Event: Christmas Tree Lightings

  • Date: varies
  • Details: We don’t have snow or cold weather or ice skating, but something about lighting up a giant tree (of any sort) can help get you in a holiday mood.  There’s always the tree lighting at Lahaina’s banyan tree, and recently the Grand Wailea and Ulupalakua Ranch/ Maui Winery have gotten in on the action.
  • Website: See colored links above


Heading to Maui for the holidays? Book your surf lessons early and come surfing with Santa!!!



Would you like to submit an event?  To add your event to our Maui Events 2019 Calendar, please email [email protected] with all of your event details.  Big, Annual events only please. Event listings are complimentary. Please include Date, Location, Details, and a website for price and registration information. Not all events can be included. 

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