Top Annual Events on Maui for 2014
For over 15 years, the Island of Maui has been rated as “The Most Beautiful Island in the World” by numerous world travel publications including Conde Nast. The beauty that Maui provides visitors goes beyond majestic waterfalls, dramatic landscapes, impeccable weather, and mesmerizing Pacific Ocean views. The Island itself, is fully abundant in lifestyle oriented activities and amazing annual events. Below is a carefully selected list of the Top Annual Events on Maui for 2014. Maui No Ka Oi!
Maui Film Festival- June 4-8th
The Maui Film Festival runs numerous film events throughout the year on Maui, with the largest and most popular main event being the Maui Film Festival in Wailea. This intimate film festival runs 4 days long, offering guests a chance to lounge outdoors in front of the big screen with a blue azure Pacific Ocean backdrop, a host of hand-picked films, a selection of the best food and wine vendors on Maui, live music, and an abundance of Hawaiian Cultural entertainment. Academy screenings are presented by a variety of internationally renowned Directors, Screenwriters and Producers. In the past, celebrity speakers have included actresses and actors such as Helen Hunt and Pierce Brosnan. This event is sponsored by the Four Seasons, Fairmont, Grand Wailea, Hawaiian Airlines, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, and more.
For more information, please visit www.mauifilmfestival.com
33rd Annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival- June 12-15th
The Kapalua Wine & Food Festival is the longest running food and wine event in the USA. Time, and time again, this annual event attracts an international selection of the finest culinary and wine professionals in the world. This event isn’t just a foodie event, it is a “Celebration of Epicurean Excellence.” The event is sponsored by the Kapalua Resort, The Ritz Carlton, VISA, Illy Coffee, Alaskan Airlines, Whole Foods, and more. This spectacular Kapalua event should not be missed!
For more information, please visit www.kapaluawineandfoodfestival.com
2014 Hana Relay Marathon- September 13th
The Hana Relay Marathon is one of the most widely traveled to sporting events in Hawaii. This 52-mile marathon begins near the Kahului Airport, and travels along 617 curves and over 56 bridges to the sleepy East Maui Town of Hana. Alongside the coastline, over hills and through valley’s, participants travel through some of the most beautiful scenery on Maui. There is a limit of 200 teams, each team consisting of 6 members. Each member must run 3 legs of the course, (2-3 miles a leg). Award Divisions are Men’s Open, Women’s Open, Mixed, Men’s Masters, Women’s Masters, Mixed Masters, and Open. Registration is due by mid-August.
For more information, please visit www.hanarelayhawaii.com
Wailea Food & Wine Festival dates TBA (December 2014)
The Wailea Wine & Food Festival is one of the most luxurious foodie events in all the Hawaiian Islands. This annual event is so amazing, and truly unique because it presents Maui’s Top Resort Chef’s and their award winning cuisine styles. Menu’s are created with fresh island ingredients including organic produce, local meats, and fresh island seafood. Wine pairings are provided by world renowned Master Sommeliers.
For more information, please visit www.waileawineandfoodfestival.com
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