Heads up for arts fans in Maui: From April 22-24, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua will host the 19th Annual Celebration of the Arts, with this year's theme being "E na aumakua ... A Call To All Things Natural."
Opening ceremonies include traditional Hawaiian oli (chants) from Hawaiian practitioners. Hands-on art demonstrations, films, cultural panels, music and dance will be offered throughout the weekend. The Celebration Luau and Show will culminate the weekend festivities. Concluding the festival, the "After-Hours Party" will be held in the Alaloa Lounge (with no cover charge) from 9 p.m. to midnight.
For tickets and reservations, call 808-669-6200 or visit celebrationofthearts.org.