A guide to events on island of Maui in Hawaii
that typically take place in the month of January.
January Running Events on Maui
Maui Oceanfront Marathon
The Inaugural Maui Oceanfront Marathon will take place
on January 25, 2009. The start line for the point-to-point will
be in Wailea and the finish line will be in Lahaina.
Maui Paradise Marathon
The Inaugural Maui Paradise Marathon will
take place January 11, 2009 in the southeast
Maui town of Kihei.
Maui 15k and 5k Run
This annual 15 kilometer and 5 kilometer
Maui running event usually takes place in mid-January.
The point-to-point course begins in Napili and ends in Lahaina.
January Golf Tournaments on Maui
SBS Championship Golf Tournament
In 2010 the sponsor of the formerly Mercedes-Benz
Championship was changed and the tournament
was renamed the SBS Championship. The tournament
is usually a week long with professional practice
rounds taking place on Monday and Tuesday, a Pro-Am
tournament on Wednesday, and the professional
tournament Thursday through Sunday. Tickets are
available to the general public and the event
can also be watched on television.
Wendy's Champions Skins Golf Game
In 2008 the Wendy's Champions Skins Golf tournament
was moved from the Wailea Golf Club to Kaanapali Beach.
Skins games are played with four two-person
teams in an alternate shot format.
Other January Maui Events
Martin Luther King Day on Maui
Martin Luther King day events on Maui
in the past included a Maui Peace March
in Kahului from Maui Community College
to Hoaloha Park that was presented by
the African American Heritage Foundation
of Maui. The parade is usually followed
by a large picnic in the park with live
music and dancing.
Miss Maui Pageant
The annual Miss Maui and Miss Ulalena
Pageant and Scholarship Program takes
place every January at the Maui Theatre
of Ulalena in Lahaina.
Maui Eevents in Either January or February
Lahaina Chinese New Year Celebration
This annual celebration taks place in either
January or February, and it usually includes
Chinese lion dancers parading through the shops
of Front Street on Friday and a Lahaina Chinese
New Year Street Festival on Front Street on
Saturday faturing live music, firecracker displays,
martial arts demonstrations, and booths offering arts
and crafts, ethnic foods, and activities.
Former January Maui Events
Hula Bowl Maui
Independently administered post-season invitational
college football game held in Hawaii since 1946.
The Hula Bowl began as the Hula Bowl All Star Classic
and it took place first at the old Honolulu Stadium,
then at the Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, and between
1998 and 2005 it was held at the War Memorial Stadium
in Wailuku, Maui. Hula Bowl week events and activities
on Maui featured opportunities to meet Hawaii's
collegiate all-star football players from Aina and Kai
teams include at a luau, at a surf classic, at a
Heisman golf tournament and at autograph sessions at
the Makena Resort. The Hula Bowl moved back to the Aloha
Stadium on Oahu in 2006 for the 60th Anniversary Hula Bowl.
In 2006 the official name of the event was changed to the
"Cornerstone Bancard Hula Bowl".
Former Web Site at HulaBowlMaui.com
Wikipedia Hula Bow Article
Mercedes-Benz Golf Championships
An annual golf tournament restricted to golfers
who won at least one of the events on the previous
year's PGA tour. The tournament is usually played
the last weekend in January and it was held on the
Plantation Golf Course of the Kapalua Resort from
1999 through 2009. Before the event moved to Hawaii
in 1999 it was played in Nevada and Southern
California. The first ever event took place in 1953.
January Events on Other Islands
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