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March 31
Deadline to pre-register with Hawaii Craftsmen Aha Hana Lima workshops; Workshop dates vary, depending on which ones you sign up for. Forty percent off on workshop fee if you sign up by March 31.
‘Aha Hana Lima (“Gathering of the Crafts”) is held annually traditionally as a series of intensive 3 day in-person workshops, lectures, and dialogues surrounding various media: clay, metal, wood, fiber, or glass. Being in the era of COVID19 – Let’s Go Virtual! Hawaii Craftsmen has partnered with experienced and trusted providers of online education to put together a menu of Virtual Online Workshops with a special 40% discount for current members!
Sign up link:

Kauai Historical Society
Celebrating Women’s History Month
Historic Women on Kauai
Highlighting:  “Queen Emma and Lawai”; “The True Story of Kaluaikoolau as told by his wife Piilani”; “Na Wahine Kiekie, Women of Distinction”
Introducing women who are caring for Kauai history at Kauai Historical Society:  Delia Akaji, Executive Administrator; Board of Directors — Haunani Rossi, Linda Moriarty, Pualii Rossi Fukino, Wanda Shibata; Volunteers — Adriane Ceria, Bonnie Lake, Laraine Moriguchi, Barylou Bradley, Pat Griffin, Ramona Kincaid, Moki & Pua Renti Cruz, Amy Tanji.

March 5 to April 2
Hours: daily: noon to 4 pm; Fridays: noon to 7 pm
Kauai Society of Artists 2021 Spring Show
Spring Show Virtual Award Ceremony will be posted on KSA’s You Tube Channel by 6:00 pm, Friday, March 26
Kauai Society of Artists Gallery, Kukui Grove Center
Friday, March 26:  Virtual Award Ceremony

March 19 – April 14
Thursday – Saturdays, 7:00 pm
Sundays, 4:00 pm
Kauai Community Players Presents
EDGES – a song cycle
Written by Benji Pasek & Justin Paul (The Greatest Showman & Tony Award-winning Dear Evan Hansen)
Directed by Chris Alderete
This contemporary song cycle carries an honest voice advocating introspection while maintaining wit and charm.
What you need to know!
Our organization is keeping the health & safety of our community in mind. In compliance with county guidelines, only 18 seats will be available for each performance.
Seating will be arranged with each party sitting together & six feet distance between parties.
Masks must be worn at all times while inside the theater.
This production contains strong language & adult content.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays; April 6 to April 28
We are excited to inform you that the Culinary Arts Restaurant at Kauai Community College will be opening for pre-order take away meals on April 6 to 28 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays.
The culinary students are very excited for the opportunity to showcase their skills and look forward to having you enjoy their prepared offerings.
Further information regarding ordering, and pick up, of take away meals will be provided within the next week. We apologize in advance if we sell out prior to you receiving a confirmation. We appreciate your patience and understanding.
On behalf of the Culinary Arts Program, we sincerely thank you for your continued support.
Info:  Duane Miyasato, Assistant Professor, CHE
Culinary Arts Dept., Kauai Community College; (808) 245-8365

Professional Development for
Early Childhood Educators and Teaching Artists

Hawai`i Wolf Trap and Hawai`i Arts Alliance invite your participation in
Virtual Early Arts Learning Modules In Music, Drama and Dance
with Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artists

Early Arts Learning: Drama Module
Session with Christina Farrell, Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist
Saturday, April 10, 2021, 9:00 – 10:00 am, HST
Drama Strategies – Let’s Practice Session
Monday, April 12, 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm, HST
Info:  Hawaii Arts Alliance

Friday, April 23
**Scenes will be cast and rehearsed for performances in celebration of Shakespeare’s 457th birthday in Historic Hanapepe town on Friday, April 23 at Storybook Theatre’s outdoor stage and other town locations. The number of scenes will vary with the number of actors auditioning.
**The event will honor and remember “Hawaii’s World-Class Actor” Terrance Knapp of University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Kennedy Theatre with an exhibit and testimonials.
Info:   Storybook Theatre, (808) 335-0712; leave a message


Professional Development for
Early Childhood Educators and Teaching Artists

Hawai`i Wolf Trap and Hawai`i Arts Alliance invite your participation in
Virtual Early Arts Learning Modules In Music, Drama and Dance
with Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artists
Early Arts Learning: Dance Module
Session with Valerie Branch, Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist
Saturday, May 15, 2021, 9:00 – 10:00 am, HST
Dance Strategies – Let’s Practice Session
Monday, May 17, 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm, HST
Info:  Hawaii Arts Alliance


Thursday to Saturday, June 17 – 19, 2021
Thursday to Saturday, June 24 – 26, 2021
Thursday to Saturday, June 1 – 3, 2021
Kapa and Ink Making Workshop (3-Day Workshop)
Learn how to make kapa and inks from a variety of Hawaiian plants and materials during a 3-day workshop
At the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG), Kauai
How Much:  $375 per person; $275 for Kama’aina


Saturday, October 9, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Kauai Entry Receiving
Sunday, October 10, 9:00 1m – 12:00 noon
Artist Pick-Up
Schaefer Portrait Challenge 2022
Exhibit Dates: January 11 – March 20, 2022
Prospectus Available at KSA Gallery, Kukui Grove Center
Location:  Kauai Veterans Center, 3215 Kauai Veterans Memorial Highway, Lihue (across Lihue Airport)
Jurors:  Carl Jennings, O’ahu; Codie King, Hawai’i; Jan Sato, Maui
Info:  Neida Bangerter, Director, Schaefer International Gallery;
Contact:  Jonathan Clark, Exhibits Coordinator;



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.

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
Waimea Studio, 10:30 am-2:30 pm weekdays,
9665 Kaumuali’I Hwy; across Shrimp Station
Info:  (808) 346-9357;


HAL side: “A Gem of a Garden – Princeville Botanical Garden”
United side: “Save Our ‘Ohi’a – Lifeline of Hawaii’s Forests & Watersheds”
Brought to you by Garden Island Arts Council
Funded by a grant from the County of Kauai OED
(open to all passengers in transit)


Kauai Community College Office of Continuing Education
Online Classes offered

Kauai Community College Free Classes
Are you a Kauai resident?  Have you been affected by the pandemic? Lost your job?  Decrease in work hours?  Take a class to increase your employability
Call (808) 245-8313 to register: Email:
Register:; or call KCC-OCET (808) 245-8318

Kumu’s Cupboard is Open (former Payless Shoes location)
The Free School Supply Store for Kauai Educators
Regular Store Hours:
Tuesdays:  3:30 – 7:00 pm
Fridays:  3:30 – 7:00 pm
Saturdays:  10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sundays:  1:00 – 4:00 pm
Covid-19 Safety Rules in effect

Farmers Markets Weekly Schedule:
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.
Monday Pau Hana Market at Kukui Grove – Mondays, 3:00 – 5:30 pm
Kealia Farm Market – Monday 3 – 6 pm
Coconut Marketplace – Tuesday 9 am – 1 pm
Waipa Farmers Market – Tuesday, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Kapaa Sunshine Market – Wednesday, 3 – 4:30 pm
The Farmers Market, Shops@Kukuiula – Wednesday 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Hanapepe Sunshine Market – Thursday 3 – 4 pm
Coconut Marketplace – Thursday 9 am – 1 pm
Kealia Farm Market – Friday 3 – 6 pm
Puhi Park Produce – Saturday 10 am – sold out
Anaina Hou Community Park – Saturday 9 am – 12 pm (Kupuna 9 – 9:30 am)
Hale Halawai Farmers Market – Saturday 9:30 am – 12 pm
The Kauai Community Market at KCC closed due to COVID-19 and campus closure to the public

Murals on view in Lihue:
NirMANAfest, Kauai’s mural festival will premier mural painting by 15 mural artists on five walls at the end of Umi Street off Rice Street. These 15 artists were selected out of a broad range of applicants by a panel of experts including Carol Bennett, Elsa Alvarez, Carol Yotsuda, Vanessa Owens and Addison Bulosan. There is a youth mentoring component as part of this Rice Street Project. Public viewing of muralists at work will be available.
Locations:  former Big Save Market façade facing north to the shoppers parking lot; former Lihue Café Restaurant and adjoining apartment complex at makai end of Umi Street.
Please check out the NirMANAfest website and promote it in conversations you have about Rice Street Creative Community development:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces
Re-instatement of Public Visitation to K?lauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

Beginning July 9, 2020, K?lauea Point NWR will reinstate public visitation under a revised schedule of Thursday through Saturday except for Federal holidays. The refuge has implemented a timed entry reservation system in order to meet the CDC, state and local guidance related to COVID-19 and to better manage high visitation demand and limited parking availability. Reservations are required for all visitors age 16 and older in order to visit the Refuge and can be booked online through at the following link: The $10 entry fee along with a $1 reservation booking fee will be charged for individuals 16 and older. Kama??ina as well as America The Beautiful Passes will be continue to be honored; however, passholders must also make online reservations through and pay the $1 online booking fee in advance of their visit to the Refuge.

NTBG (National Tropical Botanical Garden) will open its Kauai gardens:
Limahuli Garden, north shore
McBryde Garden and Allerton Garden
All tours require a reservation
Garden admission fees have been modified to accommodate every member of the community;
Reservation:; or call (808) 742-2623 for McBryde & Allerton; (808) 826-1053 for Limahuli
Media contact:

The Mokan Nokan Show
Latest Music Video “Golden Child”
Sent with Love to Inspire & Uplift You in these challenging times
New movie short/music video “I Remember”
New music video “Hold Onto Love”

New Episode:  “It’s Not Easy Being Me”
Broadcasting 5 times a week on OC16 Channel 12
Kauai Profile and Interesting Things Happening on Kauai
View Episodes —
Info:  Mel Bell-Grey, (808) 431-4711

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 third Wednesday, 3:30 pm
Dolphin Touch Wellness Center
Reiki Circle — Energy Therapy
Free and open to all; no experience necessary
Info: Jeanne Russell (808) 822-4414;


Wednesdays, 5:00 – 6:00 pm (ON HOLD DURING PANDEMIC)
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 (ON HOLD DURING PANDEMIC)
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

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 O Kaua’i”
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
At private location (call to inquire)
Info:  Call Fern Merle-Jones, (808) 828-1342;

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
Ballet and Tap Dance classes for ages 5-adult

For current schedule visit

Join us for our 35th season of “Quality Instruction in the Art of Dance”

Janie Crane, Director, 332-9737
For more info: visit or see KDT’s Facebook page

Kauai Dance Center
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 Evening
Rice Street Business Association hosts
Online music concerts Live video broadcasts from home of musicians; local businesses promoted

Call to make arrangements:
Private `Ukulele Lessons by Kirk Smart
Hanalei Strings and Things, Ching Young Village, Hanalei
Info:  Kirk Smart,; (808) 826,9633

First Saturday of the Month Open House, 6:00-9:00 pm                                 Open House — 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.  Free sessions on the Amethyst Biomat, mini-readings for $20, free wellness consultations, superfood samples.

Info: Jeanne Russell (808) 822-4414

Monday, 1:00 – 2:00 pm — Basic
Thursdays. 1:00 – 2:00 pm — Advanced
Qi Gong Golden 8
Qi Gong Classes – ONGOING via ZOOM

? and you’ll be with us.
Promotes balancing the body for greater health, increasing vitality,
and radiating more energy
Free for all ages
Info:  (808) 635-0306; Peter Sterne

Pu’uwai Fitness Kauai
Fitness Classes in Kalaheo and Poipu
Barre, Yoga, Pilates, TRX, Circuit
Location:  Southside sports Center (Poipu) and Private Studio (Kalaheo)
Covid-19 Safety Details are followed
call (808) 332-6320 for directions
Info:  Jodee Burris, ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor, 212-4034,
Current schedule & fees online:

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