The Community recognizes and values MAPA for our collaborative work in arts education and performance. With sound financial, administrative, and artistic management, MAPA attracts dynamic leadership and necessary funding to advance our mission. Headquartered in our state-of-the- art facility in Wailuku, MAPA contributes to Maui’s cultural and economic growth by building a community of healthy, responsible and inspired citizens. Using the arts, MAPA changes the world one individual at a time.


“Enriching individuals, building community and connecting our world through the performing arts.”


Excellence & Integrity: We commit to excellence and expect the highest standards of professionalism and integrity in our business practices, artistic programming, educational activities, and personal conduct.

Communication: As an organization and as individuals, MAPA seeks to communicate with honesty, clarity, and respect for the greater good of the whole.

Diversity: At MAPA, we embrace and honor a broad spectrum of people, perspectives, ideas, and cultures.

Creativity & Self Discovery: We welcome and inspire the creative abilities of each member of our community and encourage them in their journey of self-discovery.

Community: We are committed to welcoming, connecting, and trusting in one another. This commitment to community is the cornerstone of our mission.

Collaboration: We believe that the essence of the performing arts springs from collaboration. This spirit infuses our activities by empowering individuals to work together toward a clear and unified vision.

Financial Health: We strive for financial stability, responsible management and efficient and productive use of all the resources entrusted to us.

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Maui Academy of Performing Arts