Summer Events on Maui

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Maui Film Festival & Taste of Wailea - June 4-8th, 2014

“Growing as an international destination for cineastes and industry insiders, the Maui Film Festival ditches traditional Hollywood devices- like black ties and red carpets- for leis and flip flops, all for the sake of a more intimate experience.” -Tyler McCain, Variety 2013

The Maui Film Festival is a fabulous event that should not be missed! This international event brings together film professionals, fans, and Hawaii lovers. Set in a gorgeous South Maui location, the festival is takes place outdoors in Wailea, hosting dramatic views of the Pacific Ocean and South Maui’s gorgeous coastline. In addition to showcasing new films and documentaries, flavors of the island and unique vendors, the Maui Film Festival also attracts a variety of celebrities, directors and producers.

For more information about the Maui Film Festival & Taste of Wailea, please visit www.mauifilmfestival.com/index.php

2014 Kahakuloa Coast Half Marathon & Relay - June 7th, 2014

The Kahakuloa Coast Half Marathon & Relay is referred to as “13.1 Miles of Majestic Coastline,” and is a single or two-person marathon that travels through some of the most untouched coastlines in the Hawaiian Islands. With scenic views of the Pacific Ocean and a welcomed coastline breeze, participants will compete to benefit Servants of Keakua Mahalo Nui, a Maui non-profit that focuses on historic restoration projects. The race begins at D.T. Flemings Beach at 6:30am, and travels 6.5 miles to Kahakuloa for a breakfast from 8-10am, and LIVE music by Grammy Award winning slack key guitarist Richard Ho’opi’i from 9-10am.

For more information about the 2014 Kahakuloa Coast Half Marathon & Relay, please visit www.active.com/kahakuloa-hi/running/races/kahakuloa-coast-half-marathon-and-relay-2014

33rd Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival - June 12-15, 2014

If you’re planning a trip to Maui this summer, definitely do not miss the 33rd Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival. This fabulous Maui event is hands down the #1 culinary festival in Hawaii, taking place at the famous Kaplalua Resort in West Maui. All participants will savor the flavors of the island prepared by a handful of the best chefs in Hawaii, and the best winemakers in the world. This year, the festival schedule is as impressive as usual with seminars, cooking demonstrations, winemaker dinners, a Grand Tasting, and the Kapalua Seafood Festival event.

For more information, please visit www.kapaluawineandfoodfestival.com