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Your Cut-and-Post E Kanikapila Kakou 2019 Line-up:

Garden Island Arts Council announces the Lineup for EKK 2019!


Monday, February 4, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Amy Hanaiali’i Gilliom & Jeff Peterson
Monday, February 11, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
 ‘OIWI (John Mahi, Kawaiola Yaris, Bronson Aiwohi)
Monday, February 18, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Malie Foundation — Community Hula Night w/ Kumu Hula Nathan Kalama, Troy Hinano Lazaro, Kamealoha Forrest &
‘Ukulele Paradise 9-member troupe from Japan
Monday, February 25, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
MAUNA HAPE (Jeff Au Hoy, Adam Asing, Kapono Lopes)
Monday, March 4, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Mark Yamanaka, Bert Naihe & Sean Naleimaile
Monday, March 11, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Kaua’i Rising Stars – Keikialoha Kaohelauli’i, Kimberly Hope,
Ridge Nuesca, Jeremy & Aimee Brown, Kepa Kruse
Monday, March 18, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
IRON MANGO (Kalei Gamiao, Lopaka Colon, Jon Yamasato, Richard Gideon)
Monday, March 25, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
MAKAHA SONS (Jerome Koko, Kimo Artis, Mark Yim)


All events held at Aqua Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom


E Kanikapila Kakou 2019 supported by Hawaii Tourism Authority

Friday – Sunday; February 1 – 3
All Angels Jazz Festival
Friday, February 1, 7:00 pm
Dean Taba Quartet, featuring Tommy James w/ Darryl Pelligrini,
Abe Lagrimas Jr; Guest David Braun
Saturday, February 2, 7:00 pm
Matt Lemmier w/ Clipper Anderson & Abe Lagrimas Jr,
Greta Matassa; Guest Karen Dickinson
Sunday, February 3, 8:30 & 11:00 am
Featuring Matt Lemmier, Greta Matassa, Abe Lagrimas Jr; Clipper Anderson w/ All Angels Jazz Mass soloists, choir & instrumentalists
Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 4364 Hardy Street
Tickets available at St. Michael’s Church; (808) 245-3796;
Online at

Monday, February 4, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou presents
Amy Hanaiali’I Gilliom & Jeff Peterson
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Donations at the door
Food/drink Concession provided by KBR inside the ballroom

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February 1-7, The Number Film Festival – All 21 films for one $20 ticket
The Number Film Festival is your opportunity to see 21 wonderful classic films at Kukui Grove Cinema in Lihue on the big screen the way they were meant to be seen. The tickets may be shared with friends and family.  For example see a film at 4:30 pm then pass the ticket to your cousin to see the show at 6:30 pm. Tickets are on sale at the box office.

February 1, 2019, Friday, Mystery Movie ?, 3:15pm
Close Encounters of the Third Kind, 1977, Richard Dreyfuss, Writer-Director: Steven Spielberg, 135”, 5:30pm
2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968, Director: Stanley Kubrick, 142”, 8:00pm

February 2, Saturday, 10, 1978, Dudley Moore, 122”, 1:30pm
Super 8, 2011, Writer-Director: J. J. Abrams, 112”, 3:45pm
Three O’Clock High, 1987, 101”, 5:50pm
Superman II, 1980, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Director: Richard Lester, 127”, 7:45pm

February 3, Sunday, Number One, 1969, Charlton Heston, 105”, 1:45pm
1776, 1972, 141” 3:40pm

February 4, Monday, High Noon, 1952, Gary Cooper, 85”, 3:30pm
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, 1974, Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, 104”, 5:05pm
You Only Live Twice, 1967, Sean Connery as James Bond, 117”, 7:00pm

February 5, Tuesday, Eight Men Out, 1988, John Cusack, Writer-Director: John Sayles, 119”, 4:15pm
Murder in the First, 1995, Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, 122”, 6:30pm

February 6, Wednesday, Ocean’s 11, 1960, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., 127”, 3:00pm
48 Hrs., 1982, Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, 96”, 5:15pm
U-571, 2000, Matthew McConaughey, 116”, 7:00pm

February 7, Thursday, Five Easy Pieces, 1970, Jack Nicholson, 96”, 3:30pm
Sorry, Wrong Number, 1948, Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, 89”, 5:15pm
Thirteen Days, 2000, Kevin Costner, 145”, 7:00pm
Kukui Grove Cinema, Lihue, (808) 245-3552,

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Wednesday, February 6, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Whales at Your Library! (re-scheduled due to furlough)
Come visit NOAA’s life-size inflatable whale. The whale is visiting Kaua‘i and will be stopping by Princeville Public Library. Learn all about migration, the dangers of marine debris and how our whales stay alive. Enjoy interactive activities and don’t forget to pick up your take-home whale adventure packet!
Princeville Public Library, 4343 Emmalani Drive, Princeville
This program is made possible by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Humpback National Marine Sanctuary and the Friends of the North Shore Library at Princeville.
Info:  Katherine Bengston, Princeville Public Library Branch Manager
Mallory Fujitani, ; (808) 586-3704

February 8 – 20, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm daily; Fridays until 8:00 pm
Opening Reception, Friday, February 8, 5 – 8 pm
Kaua’i Quilt Show 2019
Over 70 locally made quilts; Over 30 donation quilts for sale w/ 100% of proceeds to go to Kauai non-profit organization, buyer’s choice
“Quilt Boutique” affordable gift size items
Vote for “Viewer’s Choice 2019”
Kauai Society of Artists Gallery, Kukui Grove Shopping Center
Contact: Lea, (808) 652-2261;

Friday, February 8; 7:00 pm
New Orleans Jazz Professor Matt Lemmier presents
Kauai Island Singers Showcase Concert: Jazz Singer Night 2
Special guests – Award-winning Northwest vocal jazz icon Greta Matassa; Seattle-based virtuoso jazz bassist Clipper Anderson; Kauai’s own vocalist/musician Alan Van Zee
Featuring Kauai-based KISS Vocalists – Barbara Pendragon, Melissa Mojo, Christine Melamed, Dhyana Dunville, Diana Leone, Mary Ellen Kopitzke
Tickets:  $20 in advance; $25 at the door

Saturday, February 9, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lihue United Church “Sweets & Sweet Things”
Silent Auction; Crafts; Bake Sale; Games; Snacks
Lihue Parish Church, 4340 Nawiliwili Road
Info:  Church Office (808) 245-6253

Sat., Feb 9; Registration 9:00 am; Workshop 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Feng Shui Benefit Workshop w/ Grandmaster Hong
– Enhancing Health, Prosperity & Relationship
Join Grandmaster Hong for a day devoted to making the most of the New Year. Practical tools for enhancing your health, finance, romance and family within the context of the Feng Shui tradition. Gain an understanding of the energetic influences to be experienced during 2019, Year of the Pig.
Grandmaster Hong is available to feng shui private homes
Happiness Planting Center, Lihue
Proceeds benefit the 501 c 3 nonprofit Lawai International Center,
$200 prepaid/ $225 at door; lunch is included
Registration by checks are to be mailed to Lawai International Center, 3343 Kanakolu Street, Lihue, HI 96766
Info:; text or call (808) 651-8893
Workshop Location:  From Kuhio Hwy 56 across from Walmart, turn by the AT&T store on Ehiku St, go to the end of the street, take the 4th right on Kanakolu St.

Monday, February 11, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou presents
‘OIWI (John Mahi, Kawailoa Yaris, Bronson Aiwohi)
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Donations at the door
Food/drink Concession provided by KBR inside the ballroom

Thursday, February 14, 6:45 Doors; 7:00 – 8:00 pm Concert
“A Night of Original Music”
Attire:  Semi-formal to formal
Food options: Kick-Shaws; 5:30 Food Purchase
Dessert & photos after concert
Kauai Christian Fellowship, Koloa
Tickets: $40 per couple; $30 per person (Advance & At Door)
Ticket Outlets:  Bandwagon Lihue; Aloha Exchange Kalaheo
Info:  (808) 635-3323

February 15 – March 3
Thursdays – Saturdays; 7:00 pm
Sundays; 4:00 pm
Kauai Community Players present
The Shadow Box, written by Michael Cristofer; directed by Jo Grande
Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize winning play
Performances at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse
Tickets online: 

Saturday, February 16, 7:30 – 9:00 pm
The Best of Aloha Shorts – Live
An evening of local literature from the recent Bamboo Ridge anthology The Best of Aloha Shorts, performed by the original actors from HPR’s much loved radio program Aloha Shorts, hosted by HPR’s Arts and Culture Reporter Noe Tanigawa. Aloha Shorts may no longer be on the air, but Kaua?i audiences can now experience the infamous fun and magic of its live readings when HPR revives a Neighbor Island tour of “a major jewel in [its] local-programming crown.”
St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Lihue
Contact: Phyllis S.K. Look, Hawaii Public Radio

February 16 – 24 (9-day Hawaiian Culture Festival)
42nd Annual Waimea Town Celebration 

Sunday, February 17, 5:00 – 8:00 pm
King Kaumuali’i Celebration
Hula & Mele by Ka Pa Hula o Hinano honoring Kauai’s last king,
Kaumualii (1778 – 1824)
Historic Waimea Theater
Tickets $30 –
Tickets available at the box office
Info:  (808) 651-5744

Monday, February 18, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou presents
Malie Foundation’s “Community Hula Night” with Kumu Hula Nathan Kalama, Troy Hinano Lazaro, Kamealoha Forrest;
Introducing  “‘Ukulele Paradise”, 9-member Troupe from Japan
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Donations at the door
Food/drink Concession provided by KBR inside the ballroom

Tuesday February 19, 2019; 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Kauai Concert Association invites you to
La Voix from Britain’s Got Talent & the Ab Fab Movie
Winner of many prestigious awards over the Years
La Voix is the UK’s Most Dazzling Performer
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
Adults $25/ Adults plus Reception $45
Tuesday, February 19, 6:00 – 9:00 pm; 3rd Tues of Every Month
2019 Kauai Songwriters Showcase
Songwriters Open Mic: Original Songs, Lyrics, Poems
Paniolo Grill, Kapaa
Contact:  Terry Low,

Wednesday, February 20, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Ambassador of Aloha & Music Concert
A traditional Hawaiian Music Concert w/ Grammy Award winning & favorite Hawaiian musician Ledward Kaapana to honor “Paddy Boy” Malama for his continuous generous contributions & aloha to our island community.

Historic Waimea Theater

$20 general;

To purchase tickets, please call Puni Patrick at 808-651-5744 or visit the Box Office at Historic Waimea Theater during their normal operating hours.

Thursday, February 21, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Tales & Treats – Paniolo Stories & Songs from the Hawaiian Cowboy
Moses Goods returns to Waimea to explore a remarkable period in Hawaii’s history. From Ikua Purdy winning the 1908 World Roping Championship to the way traditional Hawaiian values integrated with the Paniolo lifestyle revealing a remarkable time in Hawaii’a history.

Historic Waimea Theater
$10 General; available at the box office; call (808) 651-5744.

Friday, February 22, 5:30 pm – midnight
Saturday, February 23, 10:00 am – midnight
Heritage of Aloha Ho’olaule’a
Two-day LIVE entertainment on big stage, local food booths, games, rides for keiki, merchandise vendors, silent auction, beer garden, Ice Cream Eating Contest, Paniolo Fashion Show;
Los Kauai Anos, Maunalua Vitals 808, Homestead Band;
Joe Kaneholani, Russell Wellington, Nick Castillo, Cruz Control,
Poly Groove, Tenelle, Green Stone Project
Waimea’s Old Sugar Mill Site
Free Admission; all ages welcome
Info:  (808) 651-5744

Monday, February 25, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou presents
MAUNA HAPE (Jeff Au Hoy, Adam Asing, Kapono Lopes))
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Donations at the door
Food/drink Concession provided by KBR inside the ballroom

Saturday, February 23, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Lihue Hongwanji Mission presents Asian Blend Bazaar
Baked Goods, Nishime, Barazushi & Sekihan, Vintage Asian Apparel, Asian Wares, Décor and More!
Cash & checks only; no credit cards
Lihue Hongwanji Mission, 3-3530 Kuhio Highway, Lihue 96766
Info:  Morton Yamasaki; (808) 651-3797

March Art and Culture Events

March 1-2, 2019; Noon to 6:00 PM
Courtyard Kauai at Coconut Beach 650 Aleka Loop, Kapaa, HI 96746
Info:  (808) 822-3455
The 4th Annual Kaua’i Steel Guitar Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, March 1-2, 2019, at the Courtyard Kaua’i at Coconut Beach. This festival will be presented in the days preceding the annual Aloha Music Camp as an extension of the Hawaiian Steel Guitar experience that is offered at the camp. In addition to steel guitar performances by Hawaii steel guitar masters, the festival includes workshops, jam sessions where festival guests play along with the steel guitar masters, and Open Stage sessions where amateur and professional Hawaiian Steel Guitarists will present their own programs to festival guests.
Educational presentations will be made to local area schools on Thursday and Friday mornings. Open stage sessions will be held on Friday beginning at noon, steel guitar workshops will be held Friday evening, and Saturday’s Ho’olaule’a will be held from noon to 6 P.M. Saturday’s program will also include a vintage steel guitar exhibit, and steel guitar hands-on opportunities will be offered to festival guests.

A pre-festival KIKA PILA jam session will be held at Keoki’s Paradise in Poipu Beach Thursday evening between 6PM and 9PM. Festival featured musicians and Next Generation steel guitarists and members of the Ke Kula Mele ensemble will be joined by guest performers for a fun evening. Click here for an area map.
Unplugged public kanikapila jam sessions will be held in the hotel’s Makai Lounge beginning at 8:30 P.M. Friday and Saturday where festival guests can join the festival’s steel guitar masters and possible guest artists playing and singing Hawaiian favorites.
The festival is presented free to the public by Hawaii Institute for Music Enrichment and Learning Experiences (HIMELE) in association with the Ke Kula Mele Hawai’i School of Hawaiian Music, with grants and support from the Hawaii Tourism Authority’s Community Enrichment Program (CEP) and from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawaii and by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Please note that the festival website should be checked for updated festival information.
Alan Akaka,

Monday, March 4, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou presents
Mark Yamanaka, Bert Naihe and Sean Naleimaile
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Donations at the door
Food/drink Concession provided by KBR inside the ballroom

Saturday, March 9, 7:00 pm; Doors open at 6:00 pm
The Mokihana Club presents a benefit concert
Keola Beamer & Jeff Peterson with Moanalani Beamer
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Tickets:  $50 General; $75 Gold Circle
Benefits scholarship fund for KCC Nursing Students
& High School Music Students
Contact:  Kauai Mokihana Club,;
(808) 755-5235

Wednesday, March 9, 7:00 pm
Kauai Concert Association presents
Van Cliburn Winner Daniel Hsu
“poet with an expressive edge to his playing that charms,
questions, and coaxes,” – Philadelphia Inquirer
Kauai Community College PAC
Adults $30/ Students $10
Info:  Kauai Concert Association

Saturday, March 9, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Grove Farm Old Time Games
Grove Farm Museum, Lihue
Cost:  $1 – $2
Info:  Julie McLeod, (808) 245-3202

Monday, March 11, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou presents
Kaua’i Rising Stars – Jeremy & Aimee Brown, Kimberly Hope,
Keikialoha Kaohelauli’e, Kepa Kruse, Rydge Nuesca
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Donations at the door
Food/drink Concession provided by KBR inside the ballroom

Saturday, March 16, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
9th Annual Anahola Prince Kuhio Day Celebration
Anahola Beach Park, Anahola
Free & open to the public
Info:  La Contrades,; Lady ipo Kahaunaele-Ferrerira,

Monday, March 18, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou presents “IRON MANGO”
(Kalei Gamiao, Lopaka Colon, Jon Yamasato, Richard Gideon)
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Donations at the door
Food/drink Concession provided by KBR inside the ballroom

Monday, March 25, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou presents
MAKAHA SONS (Jerome Koko, Kimo Artis, Mark Yim)
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Donations at the door
Food/drink Concession provided by KBR inside the ballroom

April Arts & Culture Events

Saturday, April 13, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Pacific Harp Project with Noel Okamoto
Classical harp music incorporated into the realm of jazz, pop and fusion; this groundbreaking group “leads the listener to the conclusion: The harp has been unchained”
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
Cost $10 – $30

May Arts & Culture Events

Wednesday, May 22, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hawaii International Music Festival
One Night Only!
Program TBA
Featuring Metropolitan Opera Singer Amy Shoremount-Obra, Internationally acclaimed Eric Silberger & Kauai’s own Monica Chung
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center, Lihue
Cost: $10 – $30
Info:  (808) 245-SING

August Arts & Culture Events

Saturday, August 3, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Heiva I Kaua’I 2019
Kapaa Beach Park, Kapaa
Cost:  $7 – $12

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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 23rd year workshops
Jan 31st, Intermediate 9:30 to 12:30, Beginners 12:30 till 3:30; Kaapa
February 3, 4, 5 – 9:30 until 3:30; bring a sack lunch
3-day workshop for Beginner and Intermediate students, -.  $225.
February 18, 19 20 – Watercolor Workshop in Koloa, 9:30 until 4:00
Three different techniques, landscape, negative painting and skin tones.  $250.
Old Koloa Church on Poipu Rd.
March 23, to 31st – half day classes at the KSA gallery; Kukui Grove Center
6 half-day classes, sponsored by Dillman’s Resort ,
Info: (715) 588-3142; email
Contact Kathy Kovala (715) 360-9929

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
Info:  (808) 346-9357;


HAL side: “LIHUE – Capital City of Kauai”
United side: “The Humble Plantation House – a sense of place”
Brought to you by Garden Island Arts Council
Funded by a grant from the County of Kauai & the Hawaii Tourism Authority
(open to all passengers in transit)


Weekly Sunshine Markets: Fresh ingredients, holiday foods & gifts, taro products,
tropical plants and flowers, coffee, holiday pies & baked goods,
goat cheese, health & beauty items from goat’s milk and more.
Sundays, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Kalalea Anahola Farmers’ Hui, Hokualele Road
Mondays, 12:00, Koloa Sunshine Market, Annie Knudsen Ball Park
Mondays, 3:00 – 4:30 pm, Kukui Grove Sunshine Market, next to K-Mart
Mondays & Fridays, 3 – 7 pm, Kealia Farm Market & tours, Lanai
Tuesdays, 3 – 4 pm, Kalaheo Neighborhood Center
Wednesdays, 3 – 4:30 pm, Kapaa New Town Park
Wednesdays, 3:30 – 6:00 pm, Kukuiula Culinary Market, The Shops at Kukuiula
Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, Hanapepe Sunshine Market, Park
Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:30 pm, Kilauea Sunshine Market, Neighborhood Center
Fridays, 3:00 – 5:00 pm, Lihue Sunshine Market, Vidinha Stadium
Saturday, 9:30 am – 1:00, KCC Sunshine Market, Kauai Community College
Saturday, 9:00 am – 12:00, Kilauea Sunshine Market, Anaina Hou Comm Ctr
Saturdays, 9:30 – 11:30 am, Hanalei Sunshine Market, Waioli Park
Info:  KCFB (808) 855-5429; KCC Market Manager (808) 652-3217

Kauai Community Players 2019 Season:
February 14 – March 3:  The Shadow Box directed by Jo Grande
March 28 – April 14:  The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged,
directed by Ross Martineau
May 9 – 26:  Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,
directed by Rebecca Hansen

The Mokan Nokan Show
Broadcasting 5 times a week on OC16 Channel 12
Kauai Profile and Interesting Things Happening on Kauai
View Episode #19 —
In this episode we have singer songwriter Sabryn Rudinoff,
Early morning yoga at Kalihiwai Ridge-stone dam with Yoga instructor Joyce Wright Funk, with Tom Lieber & Ron Finley.
And our special guest Jo’lette Miner-Ho, Hawaiian word of the day and News desk and much more.
Info:  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
Info: (808) 635-2572

First Monday each month, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Kekaha Community Garden
Help with our garden work on the first Monday of each month
Learn about the importance of nutritious food-school groups welcome
Free compost bins for residents (call for availability)
8610 Kiowea Road between Aukuu and Elepaio Rds.
(in back of St Paul’s Episcopal Church, Kekaha)
Info:    Phoebe Eng, (808) 635-6145

Saturdays monthly, 8:30 am
Forest Workday
Koke’e CCC Camp
Register:  Koke’e Natural History Musuem
(808) 335-9975.;

First Saturday night of each month, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Old Kapaa Town Art Walk
Live music, meet the artists, tasty bites,
dancing, entertainment, support local businesses
Info:  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
Info:  Brett, (808) 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 Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m.
Kauai Baby Swimming Safety Skills
Lava Lava Beach Club
Info: Anastasia,

First Saturday of the Month, 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Heaven on Earth Health Fair, Dolphin Touch Wellness Center
Are you in need of some clarity or relief in your life? Come discover some of the wonderful Holistic Health Practitioners of Kauai. There is a wide array of professionals here to serve all of your health needs.
Info: or (808) 822-4414

The Kauai Inn
The Kauai Inn has lovely rooms tucked away on three tropical acres
where the Nawiliwili Bay meets the Huleia River.  Kauai Inn is a
charming 48 unit plantation style resort, where every guest is special!
We are centrally located and very close to beaches,
golfing, shopping, and many more fun activities.
Questions? call toll free (800) 808-2330)
Local (808) 245-9000 ext 6 or e-mail us.  Fax: (808) 245-3004
Visit our website for pictures at;
Supporter of the Garden Island Arts Council


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
Info:  Kauai Museum, (808) 245-6931

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

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) 639-4300,

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.
Info: Leilani Low or text (808) 651-0682 or email

Ongoing Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:30 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, (808) 639-0964;

2nd, 3rd, 4th Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Kauai Museum’s Saturday Clubs
monthly workshops on unique island traditions
Kauai Museum daily public tours, 10:30 am to noon
Led by knowledgeable & entertaining docents
Free with admission to the museum
The Kauai Museum, Keepers of the Culture
Info:  (808) 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
Info: (808) 337-1005


Kauai Dance Theatre

6 week dance sessions in Kalaheo? for ages 3.5 yr. to adult
Preballet through Ballet Level IV/V
Friday morning Tap Dance for adults
Private lessons in ballet, tap, contemporary styles available
Janie Crane, Director, 332-9737
For next session dates visit

Professional dance training ages 3 through advanced.
Beginning Adults welcome.

Dance classes for all ages and abilities

Ballet, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Spanish dance & Modern Dance.

Directors, Jennifer Bell-Grey & Mel Bell-Grey

Dance season Aug 2018-May 2019 – enrolling now

Start lessons anytime throughout the year

Performing opportunities available

Schedule your free trial class today.

Tel: (808) 823-9588 Cell/text (415) 990-5145


Accredited teacher graduate of the Royal Ballet School London, England. Diploma Royal Academy of Dancing.

Home Studio located at Eyes Wide Open Productions Nawiliwili/Lihue as well as a satellite studio on the North Shore, Princeville community center.

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
Info:  Tiffany Dodge, (808) 245-1810


Every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Group `Ukulele Classes by Kirk Smart
Hanalei Strings and Things, Ching Young Village, Hanalei
Info:  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
Other Larry Rivera Live Performances:
Every Friday Afternoon, 5:00 pm
Coconut Marketplace Center Stage, Waipouli
Every Saturday, 1:00 pm
Kauai Museum, Lihue
Every Sunday, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Garden Island Grill, Koloa town
Info:  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
Info:  (808) 635-0306; Peter Sterne

Fitness Classes in Kalaheo and Poipu
Barre, Yoga, Pilates, TRX, Circuit
Location:  Southside sports Center (Poipu) and Private Studio (Kalaheo),
call (808) 332-6320 for directions
Info:  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
Info:  (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
Info:  (808) 822-3817

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

Sent out on Wednesday, January 30, 2019