31st Annual Garden Party

October 6, 2019

Chef’s Festival, wine tasting,
and silent/live auctions at the
Yokouchi Family Estate

tickets available at the door

Advanced ticket sales for MAPA’s Garden Party are now closed. Tickets will be available at the event, located at the Yokouchi Estate in Wailuku.

the Garden Party

Spend a magical afternoon with friends and family on the grounds of the beautiful Yokouchi Family Estate in Wailuku. Enjoy fine cuisine provided by top Maui restaurants and wines specially selected for this event.
Bid on unique silent and live auction items including original art created by well-known Maui artists at the event. Compete for prizes in the hat contest and marvel at the live performances by top Maui performers.


Sunday, October 6, 2019
1pm - 5pm


Yokouchi Family Estate
2471 W Main Street, Wailuku


Proceeds benefit MAPA’s Scholarship Fund for youth in the performing arts.

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Chef's Festival

Enjoy selections from Maui's top restaurants, paired with fine wines selected exclusively for this event.

Silent & Live Auction

Our famous silent and live auctions offer a wide variety of items; promising something that everyone will enjoy!

Start bidding now!

Fresh art

Witness some of Maui's most well-known artists as they create art right before your eyes.



Moondance Jim Howlett has been providing Jazz music at the Garden Party for over 20 years. A regular face in the Maui theatre community Jim has been the House Manager for hundreds of productions. For years he provided "Jim's Popcorn" to attendees of youth and community theatre around Maui.

We are so honored that Jim continues to play for us at the Garden Party. Make sure to stop by and say "hi" to Jim at the event.

Kathryn Holtkamp

Kathryn is an actress and singer from New Mexico who has now made her home base on the beautiful island of Maui. She prides herself in her ability to shift between any number of musical and theatrical styles. Her vocal talents range from classical soprano, to sultry jazz, to rock, pop, Balkan, Middle Eastern, and classic and contemporary musical theatre.

Kathryn studied at the College of Santa Fe for musical theatre before moving to New York City where she attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA). She then went on to earn her B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from The New School. Some of her favorite credits include: Lucy (Jekyll & Hyde), CATS (Grizabella), Evita (Peron's Mistress), and Urinetown (Hope Cladwell).

Check out her Facebook page to see some clips and recordings of her amazing work!

Eric Gilliom

Eric Gilliom is an award-winning musician and entertainer whose multi-hyphenate talents have taken him from his roots in Hawaii to performing live on the stages of Broadway, the Grammy Awards and into the mainstream through his various concerts and appearances in films and television.

He is currently the lead singer of Mick Fleetwood’s Island Rumours Band, based on the island of Maui. As a native Hawaiian singer, songwriter, and musician, he’s won the Hoku Award (Hawaiian Grammy) for Best Album with his partner Willie K as ‘The Barefoot Natives.’

Click here to get tickets to Eric's new one-man show called "White Hawaiian." It will be playing November 29th and 30th.

Amy Hānaiali'i

Amy Haniali'i has garnered 18 Nā Hōkū Hanohano awards and 5 Grammy® nominations. She is Hawai'i's top-selling female vocalist of all time and well-known around the world as the "Ambassador of Hawaiian Music."

Her range of multiple Nā Hōkū Hanohano wins, showcases her varied musical depth over the years prevailing in the following categories: Female Vocalist of the Year, Hawaiian Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Group of the Year, Christmas Album of the Year, Contemporary Album of the Year, and many others.

She was last seen as Eva Peron in MAPA's production of Evita. Click here learn more about Amy and listen to her newly-released album, "Kalawai'anui."

live auction

Sparkle and Shine

Give someone you love the BEST GIFT EVER!

Monthly house cleaning for an entire year by the people who know how to make everything sparkle, People Who Clean!

Donor: PWC Hawaii Corporation
Value: $1,800"

Unwind in Wailea

Check out of reality and into your own little slice of paradise at Maui’s spectacular Grand Wailea Waldorf Astoria Resort. Luxuriate for two nights in your well-appointed garden view room. You’ll feel like a kid again as you slip down the 262-foot Lava Tube slide. Or you can sneak on over to the adults-only Hibiscus Pool for a romantic sunset.

During your stay enjoy two Kama'aina Rounds of Golf at Wailea Golf Club’s Gold or Emerald Course. Wailea Golf Club is rated among the best in the country by both Golf Magazine and Golf Digest. (so you know this will be a 5-star experience)

Donors: Grand Wailea Waldorf Astoria Resort & Wailea Golf Club
Value: $1,558

West Maui Getaway

Live the life of luxury for two nights at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa on Ka’anapali Beach. Relax at the resort's lagoon-style pool or enjoy Maui’s famous Ka’anapali beach.

After a day in the sun stroll over to Leilani’s on the Beach to enjoy a delicious dinner of award-winning, locally-sourced cuisine.

During your stay, witness the famous cliff dive ceremony at Black Rock, a tradition since the resort first opened in 1963.

Donors: Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, Leilani’s on the Beach
Value: $1,770

Fly with the Birds

Get your camera ready for a sea to summit bird watching tour. Led by a naturalist, your adventure will take you from Kealia National Wildlife refuge to the slopes of Haleakala to view native birds of Maui.

You and a guest will get VIP access into the Maui Bird Conservation Center located in beautiful upcountry Maui. This tour includes snacks, beverages, lunch and priceless photo opportunities.

Donors: Unique Maui Tours/Explore Maui Nature, Maui Bird Conservation Center and the Forest Bird Recovery Project
Value: $500

Kapalua Escape

Treat yourself to a two-night stay in deluxe accommodations at the Ritz Carlton Kapalua, a 5-star resort offering six restaurants, two championship golf courses, and recently redesigned accommodations.

Enjoy dinner for two at Cane & Canoe Restaurant at Montage Kapalua Bay where you’ll savor creative, modern cuisine that celebrates Hawaii’s diverse cultural influences while showcasing fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

Donors: Ritz Carlton Kapalua, Cane & Canoe Restaurant
Value: $1,754

Cocktails & Karaoke

Get ready to throw THE PARTY OF THE YEAR! MAPA’s party-planner Angel Emerson Carter will coordinate every detail of your party from concept to clean-up. She’ll transform your home(or office) into a party paradise for you and up to 10 friends.

Then unleash your inner diva with Dylan Bode’s “Ultimate Karaoke,” then enjoy specialty cocktails created by David Johnston with gourmet pupus by Carolyn Wright.

Donor: Maui Academy of Performing Arts
Value: $2,500

Mystery Box

Treats and treasures abound in this mystery box filled to the brim with assorted gift certificates. We won’t spoil the fun by telling you exactly what’s in there, but we will let you know the package includes more than $400 in restaurant certificates and $600 in activities and retail.

Various Donors
Value: ????

our restaurants

Maui's top restaurants

Our participating restaurants are the heart and soul of MAPA’s Garden Party. The following restaurants not only participate in this event but also support the arts year-round.

If you enjoy their selections at the Garden Party, you’ll enjoy their full menus! Click on their profiles to learn more about making a reservation and helping us thank them for their continuous support.

808 on Main

Creative gourmet sandwiches, lettuce wraps, burgers & pupus in a chic, airy setting

Betty’s Beach Cafe

No-frills, tropical-inspired spot for hearty breakfasts, burgers & popular happy-hour specials

Bistro Casanova

Refined, contemporary spot for Italian & Mediterranean dishes, tapas, cocktails & Saturday brunch

Duke’s Beach House

Honua Kai Resort's open-air beach eatery offers island menus, surfer decor, tiki torches & vistas

Fork and Salad

Modern, fast-casual venue featuring seasonal, build-your-own salads, sandwiches, soups & juices

Hula Grill

Beachside eatery is a sandy hub for pupu, fish tacos, tropical drinks, live music & people-watching.

Maui Tacos

Counter-serve chain restaurant that blends simple Mexican dishes with Hawaiian flavors

Mollywood Events

Wedding, special events, private parties, entertainment, and decor

Monkeypod Kitchen

Farm-to-table eatery & bar for Hawaiian fare & vast beer & cocktail list has a slick, casual space

Sugar Beach Events

Set in an oceanfront banquet hall on the white sandy beaches of beautiful Maui

The Mill House

Sophisticated venue for refined, locally sourced New American cuisine in a picturesque setting

Three’s Bar & Grill

Casual spot for Hawaiian, Southwestern & Pacific Rim fusion fare & a popular happy hour

the artists

On-site artists

One of the highlights of the Garden Party is the beauty that is offered at The Yokouchi Family Estate. The scenery serves as a muse for the day as well-known Maui artists create art live at the Garden Party. Be one of the lucky auction winners who takes home a one-of-a-kind piece created right before your very eyes!


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Yokouchi Family Estate

2471 W Main Street, Wailuku, HI 96793
The Yokouchi Family Estate features lush grounds and traditional 20th-century architecture by prominent arhitect Charles William Dickey – making the estate one of Maui’s finest outdoor venues tucked away in the heart of Wailuku.