Maui Pride sponsors a number of other social events. See the website for the latest, including: The LGBT Hiking Group, 2nd Saturday/month 8:30am; Rainbow Dine-Out Group, 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6pm at venues selected for variety of cuisines from different regions of Maui.
The first Sunday of each month, at Nalu's South Shore Grill in Kihei - a great time to visit with friends, old and new, often with $3 Mimosa specials; open menu or breakfast buffets. Everyone is invited. Let them know you will be coming on their Facebook page. Note: event status uncertain - no dates have been scheduled since August 7, 2016.
Third Tuesdays of every month. An opportunity for LGBT ohana and visitors, to meet socially and enjoy a delicious meals at local restaurants from the likes of the Migrant, serving Filipino-Hawaiian fusion meals and cocktails at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort, to Stewz Maui Burgers in Kihei.
Every Aloha Friday, 6-9pm, block parties highlighting five of Maui’s historic small towns, and their unique, local businesses. From an eccentric art show in Lahaina to a paniolo party in Makawao, each creates an authentic atmosphere with great food, stellar music and local vendors! First Friday in Wailuku; 2nd in Lahaina; 3rd in Makawao; 4th in Kihei; and 5th in Lana'i.
February 11, 2017 8:30am-12:30pm. Makawao Forest Reserve - once a timber experiment with many different kinds of trees from the US and other countries planted. A 3-hour hike of just over 5.5 miles, elevation gain: 800+/- ft. Meet 8:30am at the Starbucks Parking Lot (near OLD Lowe’s) on Dairy Road to carpool - 8:45am departure. Next: Mar 11, 13 Crossings; Apr 8, La Perouse Bay.
February 11, 2017, 3-5pm (2:30pm check-in), from the Ocean Odyssey slip, Maalaea Harbor, 390 Maalaea Rd, Wailuku. $45/per person, reserved/paid in advance through website. Excursion gets you up close and personal with amazing creatures that most only get to see from the beach. A fun social occasion for LGBT and LGBT-friendly ohana (locals) and malihini (visitors) to share some aloha.
May 3-8, 2017. Sunrise silent mediations: Rameshwar Das. Live music yoga: Saraswati Markus, Benjy + Heather Wertheimer/ Shantala. Qigong: Joyanna Maria. Meditation/ Dharma Talks: Lama Tsultrim Allione/ Tara Mandala Center, Sharon Salzberg/ Insight Meditation Society. Insights, contemplations, reflections: Ram Dass + KK Sah. Kkirtans: Krishna Das. Hanuman Chaleesas: Nina Rao + friends.
November 29 - December 4, 2017 at Napili Kai Beach Resort. Featured Teachers: Ram Dass, Krishna Das, Jack Kornfield, Trudy Goodman, Mirabai Bush & more surprise announcements for this 10th Anniversary Retreat.
October 6-8, 2017 (TBC). Features: the Annual Maui Pride Film Festival; Friday night Dance Party at Kono's On The Green; Haleamau’u Trail Maui Pride Hike; Maui Pride Community Festival at UH Hawaii Maui College with live music, Drag Queen Gaylympics, food + drinks; Beach Party at Secret Beach; concert and dance party; awards dinner and community breakfast.