Paniolo Country!

On Friday, July 17, 2015 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, Makawao Third Friday has the theme of “Paniolo Country’,” featuring music on the main stage by local band, The Haiku Hillbillies. Don’t miss the Makawao Collective Fashion Show on the main stage at 7pm, as well as a special performance by R & B Soul Stepping dance troupe. You can also hear live jazz, blues, bluegrass, Americana music with a smidge of the 1930’s by The Dog Walkers on the front porch of Sherrie Reeve Gallery. Maui Classic cruisers will be showcasing some of their gorgeous classic cars. This is a rain or shine FREE block party community event. Baldwin Avenue will be closed from 4:45 – 9:00pm.

Maui Succulent Designs will be hosting a “Build Your own Terrarium Station,” located near the Main stage. Keiki entertainment will be provided by Rainbow Island Puppets, and Hali Hali mechanical pony rides will be available for a small fee. Other keiki activities include balloon animals, face painting, and henna tattoos. Also located near the keiki zone is Maui’s own ice cream visionary, Coconut Glen, who will be serving his vegan treats in the illusive Bubble Bus. Join us for dinner at our pop up food court or one of our award winning Makawao restaurants.

MAIN STAGE (located in front of Rodeo General)

The Haiku Hillbillies 5:30 – 7pm

Fashion Show 7pm

The Haiku Hillbillies 7:30 – 8:10pm

R & B Soul Stepping 8:10 – 8:30pm


The Dog Walkers 6 – 7:30pm


– Makawao Base Yard (Across from St. Joseph’s Church)

– Makawao Hongwanji

– 2 Parking lots on Brewer Road

– Makawao Municipal Parking Lot on Makawao Ave near the Library

About Makawao Friday Town Parties:
Following in the footsteps of Wailuku’s successful “First Friday,” Maui County has partnered up with Makawao Town coordinators as well for its new “Maui Fridays” inititiative. The Makawao Friday Town Party schedule started with an inaugural event in the Makawao Town Center on November 18, 2011 with monthly themed events scheduled for the third Friday of each month going forward. For more information, follow the Makawao Town Facebook page at: