Sweet times are in store Saturday at Maui Mall with a celebration of all things pineapple. The Maui Mall and Haliimaile Pineapple Company will present the Festival of Pineapples from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with historic pineapple agriculture exhibits, ice cream eating and Mr. Pineapple contests, a cooking demonstration, crafts, and live entertainment by four-time Grammy Award-winning slack key guitarist George Kahumoku Jr., and renowned island musicians Richard Ho'opi'i and Kevin Brown. Also, hula will be performed by Halau Hula O Keola Ali'iokekai. For more information, visit mauimall.com or call 877-8952 or 871-1307.
Festival of Pineapples schedule:
* 11 a.m: George Kahumoku Jr. and Richard Ho'opi'i
* 12:30 p.m: Pineapple Cooking Demonstration/ Whole Foods Market Chef Andrea
* 1:00 p.m: Halau Hula O Keola Ali'iokekai
* 2:00 p.m.: Ice cream eating and Mr. Pineapple contests
* 2:30 p.m.: Kevin Brown