9 June Events Happening In Maui 2019
There is something about Maui that makes people want to visit this specific island any time of year. Known for our beaches and snorkeling spots, Maui is the perfect place to retreat with the rest of the family or group of friends. This time of the year, more and more tourists are visiting Maui due to several activities happening. Here are nine awesome June events happening in Maui 2019:
38th Annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival – June 6th – 9th at Kapalua
The Kapalua Wine & Food Festival is another annual festival that has been practiced by Maui locals for several decades already. The activity includes the Grand Tasting event, wine tasting seminars, and cooking demonstrations with the participation of world-renowned chefs and wine experts.
Wailuku First Friday – June 7th at Market Street, Wailuku
The First Fridays in Wailuku has been an ongoing event that both residents and visitors enjoyed. The event features live performances, ono grinds, shopping, and more!
Waʻa Kiakahi Canoe Festival – June 7th-9th at Kaanapali
The Waʻa Kiakahi Canoe Festival is an annual activity in Maui hosted by Hawaiian Sailing Canoe Association to celebrate the traditional skills of Hawaiian, especially in sailing outrigger canoes. The festival will showcase canoe race, canoe sailing demonstrations, as well as canoe-rides.
Kamehameha Day – June 11th at Lahaina
Kamehameha Day is a state holiday in Hawaii celebrated every 11th of June to pay tribute to Kamehameha, Hawaii’s first king. Hawaiian locals celebrated the event through a colorful parade and Ho’olaule’a (weekend festival) at Banyan Tree Park in Lahaina. The celebration features local Hawaiian foods, booths, live performances, and hula.
Maui Film Festival – June 12th – 16th at Wailea
Maui Film Festival is a popular open-air film festival that is held annually in Maui. It features film screenings at the Celestial Cinema which is a 50-foot outdoor movie screen at the Wailea Gold golf course. If you love watching movies and enjoy the starry night at the same time, then you got to attend this film festival. You can also expect some Hollywoods actors at this event.
28th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key (Ki Hoalu) Guitar Festival – June 23rd at Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Kahului
Hawaiian Slack Key (Ki Hoalu) Guitar Festival is an annual outdoor festival celebrated in Maui. The activity is open to the public and includes some of Hawaii’s top slack key guitar musicians, aside from the delicious food and affordable craft booths.
Streetlight Cadence – June 28th at MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater
While you’re in Maui, why not watch the live performance of Streetlight Cadence and jam with their alternative folk-pop music.
Cycle To The Sun – June 29th at North Shore
This event is for cycling enthusiasts and those who love outdoor sports. Cycle to the Sun is a challenging outdoor activity that happens every year in Maui; starting from Paia going, or should I say climbing on to the longest and steepest road up to the top of Haleakala.
Jazz Maui: Jazz, Blues & Beyond – June 29th at MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater
If you love jazz music, then you will surely have fun with Jazz Maui: Jazz, Blues & Beyond. Tickets are sold at $35 and $45, and the event will start at 7:30 in the evening.
Experience the best of Maui, visit the island in June when there is so much to do and see!