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MAY Arts & Culture Events

Saturday; April 29; 7:00 pm
Sundays; April 30; 2:00 pm
KPAC – Kauai Performing Arts Center presents
“Nice Work If You Can Get It”
Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin;
Book by Joe DiPietro
Directed by Dennis McGraw; Music Director Monica Chung;
Choreography by Cher Ellwood
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall
Tickets:  Adults $12; Students $10
Tickets available from cast members and at the door;
No ticket outlets
KPAC is a Hawaii State Department of Education Program

Saturday, April 29, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
A Benefit in the Park for Kauai Animal Education Center
Contact:  (808) 822 0881

Tropical Floral Workshop, 12:00 noon – 2:30 pm
Educational Workshop
Introducing new anthurium varieties by Tessie Amore,
UH Researcher on Anthurium;
Use & care of Orchid by Neill Sams, Orchid Alley
Introduce & Care for New Tropical Landscape & Interior Floral
Kauai Nursery & Landscaping
Contact:  John Gordines, (808) 651-9711

Monday, May 1, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Kauai Museum & the Kauai Marriott Resort present
37th Annual May Day Lei Contest
Honoring Irmalee & Walter Pomroy
“Make a Lei Table” open at 9:00 am
Kauai Marriott Resort Lihu’e Puna Court
Entry Forms:
Admission:  Free
Contact:  Melissa Paterson, (808) 245-6931

Nickelodeon Paradise Fun Season 3
Auditioning Fun, Competitive & Intelligent Kid Teams of Two
between the Ages 11 – 15 to compete in amazing physical & mental challenges in Hawaii!
If selected for the show, this is your kid’s chance to win the “Ultimate Vacation Experience!”
Parents:  Apply for for children at
Contestants must be citizens or permanent legal resident of the US or Canada; between ages 11 – 15 at time of filming; must not have appeared on a game or reality show in the past year; must be available for up to 48 hours to film in Hawaii during May/June 2017; must be accompanied by one parent/legal guardian
Questions:  Angela:

Thursday, May 4, 9:00 am – 11:00 am
National Day of Prayer Celebration
Civic Center, Moikeha Building Rotunda (Round Building), Lihue
Sponsored by the interfaith Roundtable of Kauai
Musical Performances, Prayer offering from representatives of a diversity of religions and spiritual traditions
Free & Open to the Public

Thursday & Friday, May 4 – 5, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, May 6, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Friends of the Lihue Public Library Spring Used Book Sale
Lihue Library Conference Room
Contact:  Lisa Post, (808) 241-3222

Friday, May 5, 3:00 – 5:00 pm
SFCA and Hawaii Arts Alliance invites you to
NEA Grant De-mystification Workshops: The Art Works Grant
Presented by Dr. Terry Liu, consultant for Hawaii Arts Alliance;
NEA Folk & Traditional Arts Specialist from 1990 – 1996; NEA Arts Education Specialist from 2000 – 2016
Room #106, Kauai Community College, Office of Continuing Education & Training (OCET), Lihue

Friday, May 5, 2017, 7:00 pm
Kauai Community College Wind Symphony and
Kauai Youth Honor Band Concert
Featuring guest conductor Mr. Michael Nakasone, retired Bandmaster with the Royal Hawaiian Band
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
FREE with donations accepted.

Friday, May 5, 6:309:00 pm
Na Lei Hiwahiwa Concert celebrating May Day
Na Mo’omeheu O Hawaii Neio (Cultures of Hawaii)
Featuring Iwalani Ho’omanawanui, Waipuilani Flores,
Na Hui O Kamakaokalnai, Orama Tahitian Drummers,
Kauai Powwow Singers and much more
Courtyard by Marriott Kauai; Coconut Beach Resort
$20 in advance; $25 at Door/ $5 Children 6 – 17
Ticket Outlets:  Vicky’s Fabric, Kauai Music and Sound;
Call (808) 652-4497; Iwa Dawbarn
Contact:  Maka Herrod, (808) 651-1868

Saturday, May 6, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Ke Akua Mana Church Benefit Lu’au & Ho’olaule’a
Hosted by Lady Ipo and Maka Herrod
Kuana Torres Kahele; Kainani Kahaunaele; Keauhou; Mike Kaawa;
Analu & Darryl; Kumu Hula Leina’ala Jardin & Halau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leina’ala; Waipu’ililani & Kaui, Kumu Hula Maka Herrod & many more guest artists
Great Hawaiian food & Great Hawaiian Entertainment/Silent Auction
Smith’s Tropical Paradise
Donation $15.00
Ticket Information 652-5485; 431-4293

Saturday, May 6, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
NTBG Members 9 – 11 am
General Public 11 am – 1 pm
National Tropical Botanical Garden Fun & Funky Plant Sale
NTBG SouthShore Visitor Center, Poipu
Contact:  (808) 742-2623

Saturday, May 6, 2017, 7:00 pm
Kauai Community College Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert
with Guest Bands from Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
and Kauai High School
Featuring guest artist Mr. Abe Lagrimas, Jr.
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
FREE with donations accepted

Saturday, May 6; 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm shows
“Passport to Dance”
Kauai Dance Theatre’s Spring Concert
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue
$12 tickets, FREE for ages 3 and younger
Proceeds benefit the dance scholarship program
and Ohana Keiki Kauai.
Janie Crane, Director, 332-9737

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 4:00 pm
Kauai Community College Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert
Featuring Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 in C-major, Sibelius’ Finlandia, and much more!
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
FREE with donations accepted

Wednesday, May 10, 5:30 pm
Film Showing:  “Na Hulu Lehua – The Royal Cloak & Helmet of Kalani’ou’u,” Short Documentary of return of the feather cloak from New Zealand to Hawaii
The Historic Waimea Theatre
OHA’s Board of Trustees Community meetings will start at 6:30 pm
Contact:  D. Kaliko Santos;

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 5:00-6:30 PM
friends of the north shore library at Princeville Dotty Nakea Memorial
Speaker Program and Princeville Public Library proudly present
An Introduction to Voluntary Land Conservation Tools for Preserving Land in Hawaii — Angela Anderson, Esq.
Ms. Anderson, the Kauai Island Director of the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust, will provide background information about the organization’s work on Kauai and statewide, as well as an overview of conservation easement transactions (including review of federal and state enabling statutes, characteristics of conservation easements and IRS guidelines regarding donations and appraisal requirements.)
Her presentation will highlight how landowners, community groups and government entities can partner to conserve lands that secure Hawaii’s long-term well-being.
Princeville Public Library
4343 Emmalani Drive, Princeville
Contact:  Janet Perea, 808-826-4310

May 10, 2017, 7:00 pm
17th Annual Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Band Spring Concert
Featuring over 250 students in grades 6-8 on a variety of music.
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall
FREE with donations accepted
Thursday, May 11, 7:00 pm, Lihue Library
Friday May 12, 7:00 pm Hanapepe Hawaiian Church
Saturday, May 13, 10:00 am, Princeville Library
New Biography on King Kaumualii
Booktalk by author Lee B. Croft, Professor Emeritus of Russian Language & Culture, Arizona State University
Info:  Call WKVC, (808) 338-1332,
Friday, May 12, 2017?Island School May Day Program – 8:45 a.m.?Island School?s Wilcox Gymnasium?No charge: Open to the public
contact: 808-246-0233

Friday/Saturday, May 12 & 13, 2017

Island School High School Production “It?s About Time 2017”
Three short comedies by award-winning playwright, David Ives: “Arabian Nights,” “Soap Opera,” and “Variations on the Death of Trotsky”
7:00 p.m. Island School Main Hall
contact: Peggy Ellenburg –
Admission: $5

May 1228
Kauai Community Players present “Talley’s Folly”
Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lanford Wilson
Directed for KCP by Nellie Foster
Takes place in a Victorian boathouse in Lebanon, Missouri, in 1944.

Saturday, May 13, 10:00 am6:00 pm
May Day by the Bay 2017
Kainani Kahaunaele; Kalani Pe’a; Keahou Boys;
Halau Na Punua O Kauai; Keia;
Featuring Hawaiian music performed by groups from Kauai and throughout the state; hula, cultural demonstrations, Kauai made products craft fair, displays by community groups, Hawaiian food, silent auction
Wai’oli Beach Park, 4378 He’e Road, Hanalei
Cost: $5.00
Contact:  Julie Kanealii (808) 635-9028

Saturday, May 13, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Grove Farm Museum
Celebrating 100 Years of Preservation Luau
Join us for a luau under the full moon at Grove Farm museum in Lihue.  This event is a fundraiser for the non-profit museum.
Featuring Frank De Lima, the Hawaiian Trio Waiola, and Halau Kaulupuaonalani, with Ed Kaahea as Master of Ceremonies.
The dinner will be catered by Contemporary Flavors
Tickets are $100.00 per person and are available at the Grove Farm museum Gift Shop, the Waioli Mission House in Hanalei, Magic Dragon in Princeville, Kauai Music and Sound in Kapaa, Ha Coffee Bar in Lihue, Island Soap & Candle in Koloa, and Talk Story Bookstore in Hanapepe
For more information please call 808-245-3202

Saturday, May 13, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Kauai Island Singers Showcase (KISS) Celebrates Love and Mom!

During Art Walk at The Palm Court at the Shops at Kukui’ula in Poipu

Join KISS singers Dhyana Dunville, Mike Kobayashi, Lee Miller, Erik Hagen, Melissa Mojo, Fran Nestel, Mary Ellen Kopitzke, Siri Shabad, Kamal Salibi and Trudy Vella for an evening of magical songs under the stars.? Hank Curtis on piano, Steve Dubey on trumpet

Info:  (808) 822-0545


May 13, June 10, June 24, 5:30 pm
“Broadway in Love!”
Dinner Show featuring your favorite Broadway love songs!
The Broadway Pacific singer
Courtyard Marriott Paddle Room, Kapaa
Featuring Daphne Sanchez, Cindy Jackson, Jessika Montoya, Erin Gaines, Bud Soria, Kurt Last, & Greg Shepherd; Ron Wiley emcee;
Caesar’s Salad with Shaved Parmesan and Fresh Croutons

Chef’s Selection of Pasta Salad with Vegetables

Mongolian Chicken

Local Fish with Wasabi Citrus Sauce

Stir-fried Noodles with Tofu

Steamed Calrose Rice

Chocolate Dobash Cake

Freshly Brewed Hawaiian Coffee and a Fine Selection of Herbal Teas
140 seat event; buy tickets early
Info:  Call (808) 482-1455

Friday, May 19
HOME, The Mahal Ohana
Starring Imon Star, Deva Mahal, CoCo Peila, Zoe Moon Mahal, Inshirah Mahal, Cody Wolfchild, Estere Dalton and more
Tahiti Nui, Hanalei
$20 at door; no advance ticket sales

Friday, May 19, 7:00 pm
Saturday, May 20, 7:00 pm
WIT presents…
KAUAI SHORTS – Kauai’s own 10-minute play festival
Two nights of comedies, dramas, twenty original plays performed over two nights at KCC PAC
Tickets:  $20 for one performance; $25 at the door;
$35 for two performances (not for two tickets to one performance)
A special price for both nights
Contact:  Romey Curtis, (808) 826-9755

Saturday, May 20, 7:009:00 pm
Goddess Chant 2017: Empowering Women and honoring
the Divine Feminine in All Beings
Hilton Garden Inn Kauai at Wailua Bay
Tickets: $20 Adults; $15 youth ages 5 – 18;
Kids 4 years & younger Free
To benefit Kauai YWCA & Malama Pono Health Services Women’s Wellness
Outlets:  Harvest Market, Healthy Hut, Papaya’s, Vim & Vigor, Kalaheo Music & Strings
Contact:  Goddess Chant, (808) 828-0076;

Saturday, May 20    (OAHU EVENT)
Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, 40th Anniversary
Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu

Friday/Saturday, May 21, 22; Sunday May 23, 2017
Island School Middle School Production “The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza,” by Don Zolidis
Two battling narrators attempt to cover the entirety of Greek mythology using audience participation, cross-dressing, and general theatrical insanity.
Fri/Sat 7:00 p.m.; Sunday 3 p.m.
Admission: $6 single, $20 Family Pass (4+)
Contact: Alice April –

Friday, May 26; Doors 7:00 pm/Show 7:30 pm
Maria Muldaur & Her Red Hot Bluesiana Band, Hawaii Tour 2017
New Orleans-flavored Blues, R&B, Swamp Funk;
nominated for Best Traditional Female Blues Artist, Blues Foundation
Midnight at the Oasis, 1974 Mega Hit – “Steady Love” 39th album
Signed Instrument auction benefitting Kauai Lifeguard Association
Kauai Marriott Resort Ballroom, 3616 Rice St, Lihue
Tickets $40; Gold Circle $55
Call (808) 896-4845
Contact Venue: (808) 245-5050

Saturday, May 27, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
8th Annual Pedal to the Meadow
from Kekaha to Koke’e
Sunday, May 28
Mana time Trial and Cycle on the Strip Criterium in Kekaha/Mana
Register:  www.PedaltotheMeadowKauai
Entry fees vary ages 10 and up  

Saturday, May 27, 7:00 pm
A Night of Piano
Benefit for Kauai Concert Association
Featuring: Dr. Timothy Lee, Dr. Jean Shein, Monica Chung, Kaycee Parker, Violinist
Kauai Performing Arts Center
Join us backstage for Dessert, Champagne & Coffee reception – suggested additional donation of $10 each
$20 Adults; $10 Students
Tickets:  Cal 245-SING (7464)
Outlets:  Magic Dragon, PV; Kauai Music & Sound, Kapaa;
Island Soap & Candleworks, Koloa; Eye Care Center of Kauai
Contact:  KCA

Sunday, May 28, 9:00 am start time
27th Annual Banana Poka Round Up
Great musicians, weave a basket, take a hike, enjoy the forest, play games, eat snacks, silent auction, booths about native plants and animals; parking at the park; shuttle van up the hill
Historic Civilian Conservation Corps Camp
Above Kokee Lodge

June Arts & Culture Events

Friday & Saturday, June 2 & 3, 7:30 pm

Sunday, June 4, 3:00 pm

Kauai Voices Concert — Classics II: The Music Lives On!?

Kauai Voices, the island’s highly popular 40-member auditioned choral ensemble presents an evening of classical songs from many eras — with compositions from Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Verdi to Morten Lauridsen, Randall Thompson and Leonard Cohen, and many more.?St. Michael’s Church, 4364 Hardy Street, Lihue?Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 at the door?Info:  800-838-3006

Saturday, June 10, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
The King’s Celebration & Parade
Historic County Building, Lihue
Cost:  FREE
Contact:  Melissia Sugai, (808) 635-7205

Sunday, June 11, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm (OAHU EVENT)
2017 Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival
featuring Hawaii’s top steel guitar masters
plus Ke Kula Mele’s next generation steel guitar students
Windward Mall, Kaneohe
Community Friendly Venue with lots of free parking & merchant facilities
Free and open to the public

June 12 to July 16
Hawaii Children’s Theatre is starting registration for Summer Stars. We have three programs for ages 5-15 starting June 12-July 16. Our morning programs (8am-12pm) consist of “Keiki at Play” for ages 5-7 and “Rising Stars” for ages 8-15. These programs will culminate in a final Gala performance on July 13 at the Convention Hall!
Our afternoon program (1pm-5pm) presents “The Lion King, Jr.” for ages 8-15. “The Lion King, Jr.” will have three performances on July 14-16 at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall.
We have half days or full days available!
Registration open NOW online at Please email or call 808-246-8985 for more information!

June 24, 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Kauai Humane Society & Junior Achievement presents
2017 Dog House Beer Fest
Small bites from restaurants & beers from Hawaii & the mainland
Local entertainment,
Kauai Sheraton, Poipu
Tickets $75 online,
Tickets $90 at the door after June 16
Ages 21 and older – ID at the door
Contact:  Laura, (808) 632-0610, ext 108;

July Art & Culture Events

Monday through Saturday, July 1015, 2017
at the Royal Hawaiian Center.  (OAHU EVENT)
The 2017 Waikiki Steel Guitar Festival will be expanded this year to a week-long event and rebranded as “Royal Hawaiian Center presents The Waik?k? Steel Guitar Week.”
MondayThursday, July 10 – 13, 2017, 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Steel guitar “Pau Hana” Hawaiian Entertainment will be presented at the Royal Grove.
Friday and Saturday, July 14 – 15, 5:30 – 9:00 PM.
A Steel Guitar Showcase with thirty minute performances by Hawaii’s leading steel guitar masters will be presented on at the Royal Grove with a different program each evening.
A Vintage Steel Guitar Exhibit will be offered to the public all day Friday andSaturday in Helumoa Hale adjacent to the Royal Grove.
Saturday, July 15
A music/lecture workshop about the Hawaiian Steel Guitar is also being considered.
All events are FREE to the public and produced by the Royal Hawaiian Center and the Hawaii Institute for Music Enrichment and Learning Experiences (HIMELE).
For more information: 808 375-9379.

August Art & Culture Events

Saturday, August 5, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, August 6, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
16th Annual Heiva I Kauai 2017
2-day colorful Tahitian cultural festival
Solo competition, group competition
Tahitian dance & coconut husking contests
Polynesian arts, Crats, jewelry, clothing, food
Kapaa Beach Park
Cost $6/ Children under six are free
Contact:  Sally Jo Manea, (808) 822-9447

September Art & Culture Events

Sunday, September 3, 6:00 am – 1:00 pm
Kauai Marathon 2017
Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, Koloa
Cost:  Registration Fee

Sunday, September 24, 10:00 am
Hawaiian Church Services
Kapaa First Hawaiian Church, 4-1320 Kuhio Hwy
No admission fee

Monday, September 25, 7:00 pm
The Kauai Composers Contest & Concert
Waimea Theatre, 9691 Kaumualii Highway, Waimea
Cost:  $20
Mokihana Pass $75 to attend all 2017 KMF events
Ticket Information:  Iwalanai, (808) 652-4497
Contact: Maka Herrod, (808) 651-1868;

Tuesday, September 26, 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Kauai Mokihana Festival – EO E Lili’u Children’s Music Competition
Na Mo’omeheu O Hawaii Nei – Year of Cultures of Hawaii
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue
Cost:  $10/ $5 children ages 6 – 17
Contact: Maka Herrod, (808) 651-1868;

Thursday, September 28, 6:00 pm
KMF Hula Competition:  Solo/Group Kahiko Nei
ASTON Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Balroom, 4331 Kauai Beach Drive
$20 advance/ $25 at door
Contact: Maka Herrod, (808) 651-1868;

Friday, September 29, 6:00 pm
KMF Hula Competition: Group ‘Auana
ASTON Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Balroom, 4331 Kauai Beach Drive
$20 advance/$25 at door
Contact: Maka Herrod, (808) 651-1868;

Saturday, September 30, 12:00 pm
KMF Hula Competition Solo ‘Auana & Finale
ASTON Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Balroom, 4331 Kauai Beach Drive
$20 advance/$25 at door
Contact: Maka Herrod, (808) 651-1868;

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March 20 – May 5, 2017 10 am – 2 pm
Fruits of Paradise Art Exhibiton: Works by NTBG Florilegium Society
Melani Campbell-Carter; Esther Carpi; Jane Goldsmith; Asuka Hishiki; Wendy Hollender; John Patorizo-Pinoi; Kelly Leahy Radding;
Trudy Rehbock; Maggie Sporck Koehler: Catherine Watters
NTBG Headquarters, 3530 Papalina Road, Kalaheo, HI 96741
Suggested donation: $5
For viewing information:  (808) 332-7324, x 227

Hawaii State Foundation on Culture & The Arts
asking interested artists to submit qualifications
for various commissioned works in upcoming
HSFCA public art projects.  Register with
website developed by Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) to
facilitate calls for artists & artworks.  Registration is free, secure and
offers access to visual arts opportunities nationwide.
Go to for information,
answers to FAQs, tech tips, image prep and Questions forum.

Kathy Kovala Watercolor Instructor – Celebrating 20 years!
February 25 until March 10th
KSA Gallery – Kukui Grove Shoping Mall – Lihue
Hours 10 to 3 Daily
To register call 715-360-9929 or email

Monday Nights
Life Drawing by Helen Turner
KSA Art Gallery, Kukui Grove Center

Plein air pastel lessons w/ Helen Turner
One-on-one or two max in the field; beginners or advanced
All materials provided
Plein air oil painting lessons w/ Helen Turner
One-on-one in the field; beginners or advanced
All materials provided
Contact:  (808)

Art Classes with Marionette
Ongoing classes in watercolors, acrylics, silk painting, pastels, sumie-e
and more offered throughout the week for locals and tourists.
All materials are included and beginners are welcome! or call 808~631~9173.


HAL side: KULEANA:  Protecting the Magnificent Kohola
United Airlines side: It’s Whale Watching Season in Hawaii
Brought to you by Garden Island Arts Council
Funded by a grant through NOAA, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, Department of Land & Natural Resources
(open to all passengers in transit)

The Mokan Nokan Show
Broadcasting 5 times a week on OC16 Channel 12
Kauai Profile and Interesting Things Happening on Kauai
View Episode #1 —
Contact:  Mel Bell-Grey, (808) 431-4711

Last Saturday of each month; 4:00 – 8:00 pm
Kilauea Night Market
Anaina Hou Community Park, Home of Kauai Mini golf
40 artisans, live music, food trucks
Contact:  Courtney Puig, (808) 635-2572

Mondays, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Kekaha Community Garden
Help with our garden work Mondays 5 pm-7 pm
Learn about the importance of nutritious food
Free compost bins for residents (call for availability)
8610 Kiowea Road btwn Aukuu and Elepaio Rds. (in back of St Pauls Episcopal Church, Kekaha)
Contact:    635-6145

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat
7:30 – 11:00 am; 11:45 am – 4:15 pm
Kauai Resource Center Open & Accepting Recyclables
Redeem HI5 bottles, plastic #1&2, aluminum,
Cardboard, Mixed paper, glass, newspaper

Saturdays monthly, 8:30 am
Forest Workday
Koke’e CCC Camp
Register:  Koke’e Natural History Musuem

Every Saturday, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Kauai Community Market
fresh ingredients, holiday foods & gifts, taro products,
tropical plants and flowers, coffee, hoiday pies & baked goods,
goat cheese, health & beauty items from goat’s milk,
breakfast & lunch choices, educational demo, and more
KCC front parking lot across from Grove Farm Office
hosted by Kauai County Farm Bureau & Kauai Community College
Contact:  Melissa McFerrin, 337-9944

First Saturday night of each month, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Old Kapaa Town Art Walk
Live music, meet the artists, tasty bites, tasty bites,
dancing, entertainment, support local businesses
Contact:  Angelique Ell,

Second Saturday of Each Month, 8:30 pm until lunch
Friends of the Path Clean Up
Ke Ala Hele Makalae, the path that goes by the coast
Potluck lunch at 11:00 am
Meet at the rest pavilion makai of the Kapaa Neighborhood Center
Contact:  Brett, 639-4561

Every Sunday, 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Sing, Dance and Feel the vibrational sounds of energetic Meditation chanting
kirtan guided yoga breathing and spiritual insights from sacred yoga texts
Vegetarian dinner
Anahola location – call for directions
Free and open to the public, (808) 551-6610

Every Monday at 3:00 pm
Outdoor Farmer’s Market
Kukui Grove Center (next to K-Mart)
Contact:  245-7784

The Kauai Inn
The Kauai Inn has lovely rooms tucked away on three tropical acres
where the Nawiliwili Bay meets the Huleia River.  Our Kauai Inn is a
charming 48 unit plantation style resort, where every guest is special!
All our tropical rooms have 40” televisions, refrigerators, microwaves,
A/C, ceiling fans, Hair dryer, Iron w/ Ironing board, free high speed internet,
free local calls and parking.  In the morning, coffee, tea, fruit and pastries
are served poolside.  We are centrally located and very close to beaches,
golfing, shopping and many more fun activities.
$139.00  w/ 3 night minimum (std King or Queen room)
$189.00 (2 full size bed room)
If you have any questions don’t hesitate to call toll free (1-800-808-2330)
Local 1-808-245-9000 ext 6 or e-mail us.
Fax: 1-808-245-3004
Visit our website for pictures at;
We look forward to having you as our guest!


Wednesdays, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Hula ‘Auana Class
Instructor:  Sherri “Puni” Patrick
New session begins every quarter
At the Kaua’I Musuem
No charge
Contact:  Kauai Museum, (808) 245-6931

Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Hula for Kupuna
Instructor:  Sherri “Puni” Patrick
Waimea Neighborhood Center Courtroom
New sessions begins every quarter
No charge
Contact: Sherri “Puni” Patrick (808) 651-5744

Sundays, 10:00 – 11:45 am
Shakuhachi Practice
Lawai International Center
Info:  Ray Nitta, (808);
Lawai International Center,

Sundays 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
88 Shrines at Lawai International Center
Tour times:  10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm
Brief Video & talk story session by Lynn Muramoto
Donations are appreciated
Info:  (808

Halau Hula O Leilani Registration for Hula and Tahitian Classes
Call (or text) kumu Leilani Rivera Low at 808-651-0682 to register now through December for hula classes and Tahitian classes in Kapaa and Koloa.
Mondays – hula classes at Ka Ui o ka Aina center in Coconut Marketplace, Kapaa. Kaikamahine ages 5-12 at 5:00 pm. Teens & wahine 6:30– 8:00 pm
Tuesdays  – Koloa Neighborhood Center, hula classes for girls ages 4-12 from 3:45 pm
Wednesdays – Tahitian classes for kaikamahine by Ariel Leilani Bond
at 6:00-6:45 pm at Courtyard by Marriott Hotel.
Thursdays – Tahitian Class for teens, Koloa Neighborhood Ctr, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Saturdays – Tahitian classes for teens & wahine by Ariel Leilani Bond,
11:00 am- 12:00 pm at Hawaiian Cultural Center in Coconut Marketplace.
Call Leilani Low or text 808-651-0682 or email

Ongoing Thursdays, 4:45 – 6:45 pm
Aloha International’s
“Halau Hula Na Lei Kupua” hula class
Dance, Chant, Language & Legends
Under the direction of Ho’opa’a Fern Merle-Jones & Kumu Susan Pa’iniu Floyd
Under the guidance of Hula Loea Kawaikapuokalani Hewett
Entry level students & visitors welcome
Church of the Pacific, Princeville
Info:  Call Fern, 828-1342, 639-0964; Marie, 652-8086

2nd, 3rd, 4th Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Kauai Museum’s Saturday Clubs
monthly workshops on unique island traditions
Kaua’I Museum daily public tours, 10:30 am to noon
Led by knowledgeable & entertaining docents
Free with admission to the museum
The Kaua;I Museum, Keepers of the Culture
Info:  245-6931

Waimea Plantation Lifestyle Tour
Ongoing – Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday,
volunteer guides lead walking tours through
the Waimea Plantation cottages and the Waimea
Sugar Company “camp” houses, which date from the
turn of the 20th century. Tours take approximately
90 minutes and are limited to 12 people.
Waimea Town, (808) 337-1005


North Shore Dance Party
Church of the Pacific
7:00 to 7:30 Dance Lesson
7:30 to 9:30  Variety of Swing, Latin, and Ballroom music
All levels welcome
No Partner Necessary
sponsored by Kauai Parks & Recreation

Adult Tap Dance Class
Kauai Dance Theatre’s Kalaheo studio
Fridays, 9:00-10:00 AM, March 31 – May 12
$75 for 6-class session
Janie Crane, Director, 332-9737

Kauai Dance Theatre
Ballet – Tap – Contemporary
Winter-Spring Term, Jan. 6 – May 12, 2017
Age and ability appropriate classes for ages 4 – adult in Kalaheo
Join us as our 31st year of “Quality instruction in the Art of Dance” continues!
Janie Crane, Director, 332-9737

Fridays, December 2 to March 10, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Balkan Dancing Free Workshops
Dances & sons of Southeastern Europe & the Middle East
Non-partner; everyone welcome!
Interesting music, unusual rhythms, culture, history
Lihue Neighborhood Center, 3353 Eono Street
Contact:  Don:; or Esti: 822-4599

Aloha Dance Studio — Enrolling now
full schedule online at
Professional instruction for ages 3 through adult
Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe, Modern,
Flamenco, Contemporary and Lyrical jazz
Elite Company Groups
Freaky Fridays at Kukui Grove Center every October
Beginner through Advanced welcome
Contact:  Tiffany Dodge, (808) 245-1810


Every Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Group `Ukulele Classes by Kirk Smart
-Michael Ruff, Kirk Smart and Will Lydgate every other Thursday 7:30pm?-Michael Keale every other Saturday 7:30
Every Wednesday, 7:30 pm
A History of ‘Ukulele and Steel
Hanalei Strings and Things, Ching Young Village, Hanalei
Contact:  Kirk Smart,; (808) 826,9633

Wednesday nights, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
EasyLiving Jazz Duet — Helen Turner, flute; Jeff Iglesia, guitar
Hukilau Lanai

Every Wednesday Night, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Larry Rivera’s Love & Aloha Show (Every Wednesday)
Larry & Lurline performing
Cafe Portofino, Kalapaki
Contact:  Larry Rivera,

Every Friday Afternoon, 5:00 pm
Larry Rivera Performs
Coconut Marketplace Center Stage, Waipouli
Contact:  Larry Rivera,

Every Saturday, 1:00 pm
Larry Rivera Performs
Kauai Museum, Lihue
Contact:  Larry Rivera,

Every Sunday, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Larry Rivera Performs
Garden Island Grill, Koloa town
Contact:  Larry Rivera,


Thursdays. 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Qi Gong Golden 8
A Beginning Qi Gong Class – ONGOING
Promotes balancing the body for greater health, increasing vitality,
and radiating more energy
Lihue Neighborhood Center
Turn at AT&T on Kuhio Hwy, drive down two blocks to Eono St,
turn right and drive down one block to the Center; park in the
parking lot and go to the Old Main Hall.
Free for all ages
Questions:  (808) 635-0306; Peter Sterne

Fitness Classes in Kalaheo
Group Exercise offerings include Super Sculpt, Cardio & Strength Interval,
Smart Muscle Training, Boot Camp, Prenatal/postnatal Exercise
Location:  Private Studio in Kalaheo, call 332-6320 for directions
Contact:  Jodee Burris, ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor, 212-4034,
Current schedule & fees online:

Kupuna Wellness Ageless Beauty Fitness Program
with Rose T. Warken Ceballos, certified fitness trainer, instructor,
Wellness Guidance, Author
Monday, 8 – 9:30 am:  Total Conditioning – Hanapepe N Ctr
Monday, 10:30 – 11:30 am: ChairAerobic-Koloa N Ctr
Wednesday, 8:00 – 9:30 am: Body and Mind Clarity – Kalaheo N Ctr
Friday, 8 – 9:30 am:  Total Conditioning – Kalaheo N Ctr
Classes are free and for Seniors
You will need your doctor’s approval before beginning a new exercise program
Contact:  (808) 652-8985;
Rose’s classes have support recognition from County of Kauai

Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30 – 9:45 am
Aloha Aerobics
Stretch, step and weights – complete fun workshop for Baby Boomers in particular; All Welcome
All Saints Gym, Kapaa
Contact:  822-3817

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“The problem with doing nothing is not knowing when you’re finished”
–Nelson DeMille

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