Maui Matsuri Kick-Off


Consider hosting your event at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center. We can offer many venue options.

Loading Events

Maui Matsuri Kick-Off

04/28/2017 @ 06:30 pm - 04/28/2017 @ 09:00 pm | Recurring Event (See all)

Taiko performances, traditional Japanese dancing, and bon odori practice will be a few of the highlights of the 2017 Maui Matsuri kickoff event presented by the Araki & Regan Families on Friday, April 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Queen Ka`ahumanu Center – Center Stage

The kickoff event will also feature minyo (folk) dancing, prize giveaways, and a coloring contest sponsored by Sanrio, and more! The bon odori (bon dance) practice around the stage will conclude the event at approximately 8:15 p.m. – those with no experience are encouraged to join in!

The purpose of this free event is to engage the community and bring more public awareness about the upcoming 17th annual Maui Matsuri being held Friday, May 5 (Variety Show – at Binhi At Ani) and Saturday, May 7 (festival featuring food booths, kids crafts, games, entertainment, contests, and more at UHMC).

Admission to the Maui Matsuri and Kickoff events is free, while there is a $5 admission fee for the Variety Show. For more information about the Maui Matsuri kickoff event, please call the festival hotline at (808) 283-9999 or find us online at or on social media via our festival hashtag #mauimatsuri.

28 Apr 06:30 pm - 09:00 pm

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center


  • Start:
    Apr 28 @ 06:30 pm
  • End:
    Apr 28 @ 09:00 pm
  • Event Category:


Queen Ka’ahumanu Center

275 West Ka’ahumanu Avenue
Kahului, HI 96732 United States