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Celebration of Bailey, Saturday, July 19th, 2014

A very big mahalo to all of you for attending our Celebration of Bailey event yesterday!  It was a beautiful overcast day and we had good fun in the calm before the storm! 

Congratulations to our 2014 Edward Bailey Art Contest winners, Russell Hiraga in the Adult Division and `Ikea Robinson in the Children's Division!  Our winners will have the opportunity to take lessons with internationally renowned artist, Phillip Sabado, and all contestants have been awarded one-year memberships with the Maui Historical Society!  Mahalo nui loa to our judges, MHS Executive Director, Sissy Lake-Farm, MHS Board of Directors Treasurer, Bryce Thayer, MHS 2014 Imua Award Winner for Outstanding Volunteer-of-the-Year, Myrna Fung, and the talented and gracious Uncle Phillip Sabado.

We are so very grateful for the support of our sponsors, Pacific Media Group, Cultural Surveys Hawaii, Ka`anapali Beach Hotel, George Kahumoku, Jr., The Yokouchi `Ohana, `Iao Congregation, Maui Architectural Group, Hau`oli Tomoso, MHS Volunteers & Entertainers,  and MHS major sponsors: Wallette and Victor Pellegrino, John Tanner, Carolyn and Robert Richardson, Mary King, John Israel, Christopher Haig, Robert Hill, and John and Linda Decker.  Mahalo piha to Al’s BBQ-Al & Bobbie Sensano, Sumo Dogs-The Silva `Ohana, Crafty Shack Designs-Donna Gomes & the gang, Rosanne Ho`opi`i and the Ho`opi`i `Ohana, most especially to Aunty Ululani and Uncle Richard for making the day enjoyable and relaxing, Ko`i Lum of Hui Malama Learning Center for the Pa`i `Ai Demonstration and the most `ono pa`i `ai flavored with the fine mist of `Iao and the aloha of his working hands, Jacob Noury for his inspirational and educational Kaula Demonstration, Louise & Eddie Auwae and their gorgeous creations, Pōmaika`inālani-Sanoe Hunt & Tutu Dorothy Alo (which I promise you is short for Aloha), Crystal Gomes for braving the weather and for her continuous support of all our programs, Haunani Olsen & Karen Mahoe for running the Maui Historical Society's Drink & Concession Booth through the entire event, Ēlama Farm for his aloha and malama of the volunteer staff with the best kalo stew around (if you work for food, you'll want to volunteer with us because firemen are the BEST chefs), Wallette Pellegrino for all that she does for our archives, her news article and her presentation on Edward Bailey along with board member and descendant Edwina Wilson-Snyder, these aunties filled the house down and it was standing room only for their presentation, Hokuao Pellegrino for all that you do and all that you have to share, Linda McCullough Decker for her presentation on Edward Bailey’s art and for patiently spending time with visitors during book signing and post presentation, the awesome Uncle George Kahumoku for always donating his time, talent, energy, and equipment to support the museum in all the many ways that he does, our Nevah Too Late gang, musicians Kawika Kamai & Moke Kane, Richard Tom, Mele Fong, our fabulous Master of Ceremonies Hau`oli Tomoso who kept the day rolling, light, and le`ale`a, John Piccolo our dedicated sound man, volunteer coordinator Kiele Tabbal, Information Tent Coordinator Monique Dias, Keiki Zone Coordinator Candice Unuya, Ka`iulani Spencer, Board Member Tanya Lee-Greig, Madieson & Jamieson Felicilda, Fran Martin, Ingrid Natzke, Kimo, Gabby Lindsey, Uncle Bunky Gannon & Aunty Ginger, all our keiki volunteers including Puameiti Farm, Kekaulaiwi Farm, Nalu Robinson, Maiau Robinson, `Ikea Robinson, the Spencer Gang, Isabelle Greig, the Unuya Gang, The Amazing Stuporman Neil Bruce and his lovely assistant Elena,  and Uncle Glenn Keli`ikoa for saving the day by taking care of the parking lot!

Moonlight Mele with George Kahumoku & Friends

The Maui Historical Society is proud to continue our Moonlight Mele benefit concert series with George Kahumoku, Jr. & Friends on Saturday, August 9th, 2014 on the beautiful grounds of the Bailey House Museum.  Gates open at 5 pm and concert starts at 7 pm with Hawaiian music featuring George Kahumoku, Jr. & Friends and students from UHMC's Hawaiian Institute of Music.  Enjoy our beer and wine garden, museum tours, arts & crafts vendors, and special exhibitions.  General admission is $20, Kama`aina $10, 12 & under Free.  For more information, call 244-3326 or e-mail info@mauimuseum.org


Summer 2014 Hale Ho`ike`ike Journal

Check out our most current newsletter, the Hale Ho`ike`ike Journal, Summer 2014 with featured stories on the first-ever Hawaiian language tour given at the Bailey House Museum, the Celebration of Bailey event on July 19th, the native plants at the museum, the `Aha Kupuna O Maui, the Ka Lama Hawaii Panel Discussion in August, and much, much more!



The Maui Historical Society will be hosting four summer art workshops for children at the Bailey House Museum with art instructor Chelsea Vaas.  She will be teaching the children art technique in painting, drawing, and pastels focusing on native Hawaiian plants and birds.  The cost for each workshop is $15 (MHS Members $10) per workshop per child.  Call our office during business hours to reserve your child's space as we are limited to 20 children maximum per workshop.  See flyer below for more details.


Maui Historical Society
2375-A Main Street
Wailuku, HI 96793
Office: (808) 244-3326
Email: info@mauimuseum.org


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