Upcoming and Ongoing Maui Community Enrichment Program Funded Events

Maui Classical Music Series
Friday, May 17, 2024
Opening concert of the 42 annual Maui Classical Music Festival with world class musicians performing a program of delightful chamber music. The historic Makawao Union Church offers a wonderful intimate space to enjoy this music in a setting known for its excellent acoustics.


Public Relations /Marketing Updates:

April Maui Recovery PR Marketing highlights include:

  • MVCB participated in the HTA ClimbHI Lei Maui 2024 Career Fair on April 4 at Fairmont Kea Lani Resort. Over 200 high school students from throughout Maui County participated.   

  • Sherry Duong, Leanne Pletcher along with Festivals of Aloha Director Daryl Fujiwara traveled to Vancouver BC for the MVCB Canada Media Blitz, April 15 – 18.  Our mālama messaging was to encourage Canadian travelers to plan their trips to Maui, support local and travel respectfully.  The group met with journalists representing the following media: ClaudiaTravels.com, Vancouver Sun, Liz Fleming Travel Show, Lonely Planet, BBC, Travel + Leisure, AdventureWaits.CA, Pax News, Travel Best Bets, Jim Byers Travel, Globe & Mail.  Highlights include a Pau Hana event with 20 media; Sherry Duongʻs Live TV interview with Jason Pires on Global BCʻs morning show; and Leanne Pletcherʻs Global BC Mornings with Simi radio program interview.   Mahalo to Hawaiʻi Tourism Canada team for their support and work in organizing our media blitz!  



Upcoming Media Visits/Projects:

  • As part of our Maui marketing efforts to rebuild travel demand from the U.S. market, HVCB/MVCB is sponsoring the Healdsburg CA Food & Wine Experience held in Sonoma County May 16 – 19, and creating Maui-themed events/spaces. A number of Maui partners are joining us for the program.  
  • Maui will continue to work with media to share our Mālama Maui and “support local” messaging through individual media visits, including Veranda Magazine, Golf Vacations Magazine, Vegetarian Tourist and Matador Network. 


Travel Trade Shows and Events

  • Hawaiʻi Tourism Oceania Month of Lei – New Zealand + Australia: May 14 – 23 
  • Holoholo Maui Nui Sales Blitz – Minneapolis, MN; Milwaukee, WI; San Jose, CA June 3 – 6  
  • Travel Leisures Edge – Washington, DC: June 8 – 11 
  • HTUSA Educational Blitz – Denver, CO and Salt Lake City, UT June 17 – 22  
  • NorCal ʻOhana Event – Foster City, CA June 24 
  • Pacific Northwest ʻOhana Events – Seattle, WA; Portland, OR Tacoma,WA:  June 25 – 27