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Wailuku First Friday July 1, 2011 – Willie K. At Maui Thing And More!

Willie K at Maui Thing

Today, July 1st, 2011 – is Friday. Do you know what that means? It’s Wailuku First Friday Day today!  It’s a special WFF as Maui Thing celebrates its 3rd anniversary.  As we all know, Maui Thing is instrumental in the success of Wailuku First Friday, as they always bring in best entertainer on WFF.  This month, its none other than Uncle Will K.!  Talk about great music, jammin’ and fun! Don’t miss Willie K’s live performance at Maui Thing, along with a great fashion show.  Sounds like fun!

Wailuku First Friday starts at 6:00 p.m. and goes up to 8:30 p.m. Market Street closes from 5 p.m. with plenty of fun available on Vineyard and Main Streets as well. Wailuku First Friday organizers  thanks Maui Medical Group for opening its parking area to event-goers. Enter from Main Street and parking is free. With Wailuku First Friday growing, these additional parking are so helpful!

Maui Thing Fashion Show

Other entertainers and guests are  Olimon, live reggae music, at 6 p.m. Then at 6:30 p.m., Seabury Hall’s Ryan Glavor, Conner Snow and Jon Toda will perform at Wailuku Banyan Tree Park. Joel Katz will provide Hawaiian steel guitar music at the Maui Time stage on Market Street. Gene and Shea Argel will serve up live music at Café O Lei.

Teri Garrison and Friends and The Usual Suspects perform at 3:30 p.m. at the Main Street Bistro. Beer garden will be open as usual. Proceeds benefit Na Leo Kako‘o, Hawaiian Immersion Kula Kaiapuni.

Sign up for summer “Glam and Bling” shoe decorating classes at If the Shoe Fits, and don’t forget to check out the Masumoto Retrospective Exhibit at Gallerie Ha.

All are welcome to a night under the Maui moon for a night of music and friends. This free event is open to the community. See you there!

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Taro Pounding at First Friday in Wailuku

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These are just some of the photos I took from yesterday’s Wailuku First Friday.

These are my WEEKLY WINNERS entry for this week. For a more awesome pics, go to Sarcastic Mom Blog and check her photos out – she’s a very talented and takes fantastic photos.  Also visit the other participants’ blogs (links are there) and you’d be happy you did. Lots of nice pics to make you smile :)

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Wailuku First Friday Today Feb 5, 2010

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Wailuku First Friday kicks off the 2010 new decade with music, food, fun and dancing in the streets.  Friday February 5, 2010 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Market Street, from Main to Vineyard will be closed for the monthly First Friday festivities in Wailuku Town.  There is no admission and the community is welcomed to a street party!

Participating merchants will show their support to men and women in uniform with hearts in their retail windows.  Show your uniform or identification to receive special discounts or surprises!

At the corner of Main and Market, the event presents the Air Force Band of the Pacific – Hawaii is the popular music ensemble, “Hana Hou”. They will perform for two 45 minute performances at 6:00 and 7:00 pm.   This talented group performs classic rock n’ roll, Grammy Award-winning country songs, and sounds of today’s Top 40, as well as island favorites.

At the Wailuku Banyan Tree Park more music from James Woodbury’s group JAMOID and dance performance from the Maui Academy of Performing Arts.   Kaponoai and Native Intelligence store along with Maui On Stage presents at 6 pm Mana Maoli Collective at the Iao Theater, tickets are $10.

Gallerie Ha Ha holds its monthly Aloha Poetry Slam for ages 13 to 100 at 8 pm for $20 prizes.   Native Intelligence sells Hawaiian Plate lunches and street vendors sparkle the street with handmade crafts, jewelry ono (delicious) food and treats!

Sponsors of this monthly event are the Hawaii Tourism Authority; County of Maui; Tri-Isle RC&D, Wailuku Community Association, Sae Design, Kamaaina Properties and KPOA 93.5 FM, Pacific Radio Group.

Questions:  1stFridayWailuku@gmail.com Teri @ 249-9710 for booths Yuki Lei Sugimura at 878-1888 for event information.  Wailuku First Friday has a Facebook visit our site for vendor forms, site map and event photos.

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