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
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 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 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 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."
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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