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February 2018 Arts & Culture Events

February 1, 2, 3, 4  (ALL SHOWS SOLD OUT!)
7:00 pm on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
4:00 pm on Sundays
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Stephen Sondheim classic; Arnold Meister director
One of the runniest musicals ever written for Broadway,
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is
fast-paced, witty and irreverent.
January 12 – opening night gala (sold out already!)
Puhi Theatrical Warehouse
Anticipating big demand so get tickets early

Thursday, Feb 1, 7:30 – 9:30 pm
Kauai Chorale Rehearsal for Carmina Burana (May 19 concert)
Meet Monday nights 7:30 – 9:20
Island School Cafeteria
Welcome all interested singers; no audition required
Registration $30 (for the book)

February 1 – 7
THE INSPIRATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is your opportunities to see 22 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 now on sale at the box office. The list of films is in the calendar section for “Ongoing Events”

Friday – Saturday, February 2 – 3,
The Third Annual Kaua’i Steel Guitar Festival
Featuring Alan Akaka, Bobby Ingano, Dave DK Kolars, Ed Punua, Greg Sardinha, Geri Valdriz, Alexis Tolentino, Kilipaki Vaughan plus Next Generation – Tai Misailidis, Joey Misailidis, Malie Lyman
Friday – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Performances on Open Stage
Friday – 5:00 – 8:00 pm, music workshops
Friday, 8:30 – 10:00 pm, Kanikapila Jam Sessions; all invited to join
Saturday, 8:30 am – 10:00 pm, Ho’olaule’a — featuring Hawaiian Steel Guitar masters – Traditional & Contemporary Hawaiian music and dance
Courtyard Marriott Kaua’i at Coconut Beach, Kapaa
Presented by Courtyard Kaua’i, Ke Kula Hawaii School of Hawaiian Music, HIMELE, Hawaii Tourism Authority, SFCA and NEA
FREE and open to the public!
Info:  Alan Akaka, (808) 375-9379

February 2 – 4, 7:00 pm each night
12th Annual All Angels Jazz Festival
Friday Night Concert:  Matt Lemmier w/ Abe Lagrimas Jr & Darryl Miyasato; plus Kauai’s Rumba de Fuego
Saturday Night Concert:  Benny Chong with Byron Yasui;
featuring Gabriel Espinosa & Tierney Sutton, 8-time Grammy nominee and jazz vocal star
8:30 & 11:00 am, Sunday Jazz Masses
Early Bird Tickets available online now through 12/31/17 at

February 2, 3, 4
Kathy Kovala Watercolor Classes
“Flower Power” Painting
KSA Art Gallery at Kukui Grove Center
$325 for 3 days; bring sack lunch
February 5, 6, 7
More complex flowers

Saturday, February 3, 4:00 – 9:30 pm; show begins at 6:00 pm
26th Annual Hula Concert Hoike
Leilani Rivera Low, Halau Hula o Leilani
w/ the Makaha Sons – Jerome Koko, Kimo Artis, Mark Yim
Hula Kahiko, Hula Auana, Tahitian, Maori, Tongan, dynamic drummers and musicians
Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club, Lihue
Admission:  $10 – $50

Monday, February 5, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
“Celebrating 35 Years of E Kanikapila Kakou”
‘Ukulele Wiz Aldrine Guerrero with Kyle Furusho
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Wailua
Donation at the door

Monday & Tuesday, February 5 – 6, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Genki Sushi Job Fair
Workwise Kauai Office
Multiple positions to be filled immediately
Front of House $10.50/hour; Back of House $11/hour
No experience necessary – we will train
Work flexible hours including weekends & holidays
Paid vacation & sick leave, medical & dental coverage, employee discounts and more

Monday, February 5, 3:00 – 6:00 pm
Mahi’ai Technical Assistance Program
Launch & Kick-Off
Malama Kauai Community Farm, Kahiloholo Road, Kalihiwai
Info:  Naoshi, (808) 828-0685 x 15
Free Workshop

February 5 – 7 and April 9 – 11
HTA and IFEA present
Special Training and Professional Certification for Festival and Events Professionals
Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu

Thursday, February 8 from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Kauai Jazz Singer Night

Seattle’s finest award-winning jazz vocalist and teacher Greta Matassa showcases six Kauai-based singer/students in performance: Barbara Pendragon, Melissa Mojo,
Christine Melamed, Mike Kobayashi, Dhyana Dunville and Diana Leone. With New Orleans jazzman Matt Lemmler on piano, and Kauai’s Trey Thompson on bass and Chris “Hamster” White-Root on drums.

Trees Lounge, 440 Aleka Loop behind Coconut Marketplace, Kapaa.
$10 Admission.

Thursday, February 8, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Aletha Ka’ohi shares “Tales of the Menehune”
The background of the “Mythical Menehune”
Hanapepe Public Library

Friday, February 9, 7:00 pm
The Love Concert
Seattle’s finest award-winning jazz vocalist and teacher Greta Matassa with New Orleans jazzman Matt Lemmler on piano perform an intimate set of materials from their CDs, with audience requests.  
Saint Michaels & All Angels Church, 4364 Hardy St., Lihue
One Night Only.
Tickets $25 at the door

February 9 – 21
Kaua’I Quilt Show 2018
Opening Reception & Meet the Quilters
– Friday, February 9, 5 – 8 pm
KSA Art Gallery, Kukui Grove Shopping Center
(behind Longs Drug Store)
There will be over 70 hand made quilts on display, many of them for sale.  Over 25 donation quilts will be for sale with 100% of the sale price going to a Kauai Non-profit organization of buyer’s choice.
Vote for “Viewer’s Choice 2018”
Sponsored by Kauai Quilt Guild, Nene’s Quilters, Vicky’s Fabric, Kapaia Stitchery and Discount Fabric Warehouse.
Info:  (808) 652-2261
Open daily:  11 am – 5 pm; Fridays: 11 am – 8 pm

Friday, February 9, 7:30 pm; doors open at 6:30 pm
The Very Best of Dave Mason
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom,
4431 Kauai Beach Road
Tickets:  $45 general/ $65 Gold Circle

Saturday, February 10, 8:00 am – 12:00 noon
“Sweets and Sweet Things”
Food, Crafts, Kids games, Silent auction, Bake Sale!
Lihue Parish Hall, 4340 Nawiliwili Road, Lihue
Funds will help maintain the Parish Hall used for nearly
100 years by our Kaua’i Community
Info:  (808) 245-6253

Saturday, February 10, 8:00 am – 12:00 noon
AARP Driver Safety Course
Planning Commission Meeting Room, 4444 Rice St.
Fee for AARP members – $15
Fee for Non-members – $20
Info:  Marga, (808) 823-9635 to rgister for class

Saturday, February 10, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Feng Shui Benefit Workshop

Enhancing Health, Prosperity & Relationships

with Grandmaster Hong

Location: Happiness Planting Center, Lihue

$200 prepaid and $225 at the door

Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Lawai International Center

Text or call 651-8893


Sunday, February 11, 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Vegetarian Society Monthly Meeting
Sun Village Club House, Lihue
Troy Schacht will share his vast knowledge of easy gardening, share cuttings, weed eating, composting, improving soil, ground covers, etc.
Park in visitor parking only to avoid being towed; overflow parking at Wilcox Hospital
Free admission to the lecture
Potluck:  bring a vegan dish with recipe & ingredient list or bring a $10 donation
$25 gift certificate for the best dish.

Monday, February 12, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
“Celebrating 35 Years of E Kanikapila Kakou”
Mark Yamanaka with Bert Naihe & Edward Atkins
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Wailua
Donation at the door

Tuesday, February 13, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Zonta Club of Kauai Foundation invite you to
25th Annual Eat Dessert First Mardi Gras Night
Scholarship Fundraiser; Dixieland Band entertainment, Dancing, Silent Auction, Showcase of many hotel and bakery desserts, light pupus, no host drinks
Kauai Marriott Resort, Lihue
$35 in advance/$40 at the door
a portion of the proceeds to be used for student scholarships
and other community donations for youths.
Ticket Outlets:  Vicky’s Fabrics, The Wine Shop, Déjà Vu Surf Hawaii
Online ticket sales:    
Info:  (808) 332-5654

Tuesday, February 13, 7:00 pm
Public Reading & Discussion on Tyranny
Twenty Lessons from the 20th Century
(Lessons #1 – #10)
HA Café in Lihue, Rice Street
Free & Open to the Public
Info:  Laurel Brier, (808)    

Sunday, February 18, 8:30 am
Hawaii Children’s Theatre invite you to
Whale Watch/Snorkel Tour on
Captain Andy ‘s Trimaran four hour sail
Food and drinks are provided
Space is limited
Check in at Port Allen Marina office no later than 8:30 am;
Boat leaves at 9:00 am for a four hour sail.
Tickets $85 pre-paid donation
Benefit for HCT who brought you Lion King, Jr.,
Lucky StiffChitty Chitty Bang Bang in 2017
Call Debra at (808) 639-2437;

Monday, February 19, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
“Celebrating 35 Years of E Kanikapila Kakou”
Ku’uipo Kumukahi w/ Band
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Wailua
Donation at the door

February 23 – March 11 (No Holdovers)
Week 1: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Week 2 & 3:  Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
$5 discount on opening weekend; reception on opening night
7:00 on Thurs, Fri, Sat; 4:00 on Sundays
Pay what you can preview on Thurday, February 22 at 7 pm; donation at door only
Lovers, Wives and Tennis Players
Classic-style farce by Richard Peck
Written and directed by Richard Peck, this is a classic-style farce with mistaken identities, razor-sharp dialogue and split second timing that will have you laughing as the absurdity builds.
Finalist for the C. Brooks Fry Award, Theater Americana
Buy tickets at    

Tuesday, February 24, 5:30 pm
Public Reading & Discussion on Tyranny
Twenty Lessons from the 20th Century
(Lessons #11 – #10)
Princeville Community Center
Free & Open to the Public
Info:  Laurel Brier, (808)    

Monday, February 26, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
“Celebrating 35 Years of E Kanikapila Kakou”
6:00 – 7:00 “Da Aunties Four What?” – Makaala Kaaumoana,
Hob Osterlund, Sandy Wann Swift, Sabra Kauka; “What he said? Understanding Hawaii’s Pidgin English” (comedy sketch)
7:00 – 9:00 Dynamite Trio from Hawaii Island —
Darlene Ahuna, Tani Waipa, Duane Yamada
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Wailua
Donation at the door

March ARTS & CULTURE Events

March 2, Friday – Kauai
“Edgar and Rick Still Alive and Well”
A Tribute to Johnny Winter
Kauai Beach Resort – Jasmine Ballroom
4331 Kauai Beach Rd. Lihue, Hi. 96766
Venue: 808-245-1955 Tickets: $48. Gen. Gold Circle Tables $75.
Doors: 6:00 pm. Show: 7:00 pm.

Info: 896-4845

Saturday, March 3, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Kilauea Social Club with Uncle Jack sharing mo’olelo about growing up in Kilauea town and working at the Kilauea Sugar Plantation;
Music about Kilauea by Kupaoa
Anaina Hou Community Park, 5-2723 Kuhio Hwy.

Saturday, March 3, 7:00 pm
The Comic Strippers
A Male Stripper Parody & Improv Comedy Show
Historic Waimea Theatre, Waimea Town
Ticket Price $30/ $25 each for groups of six or more
By Phone:  1-800-838-3006
Kauai Ticket Outlets:  Scotty’s Music, Banana Patch Studio,
The Wine Shop, Aunty Lilikoi, Kalaheo Café & Coffee Co

Monday, March 5
“Celebrating 35 Years of E Kanikapila Kakou”
6:00 – 7:00 ‘Ukulele Circle w/ Lady Ipo
7:00 – 9:00 Kuhio Travis
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Wailua
Donation at the door

Saturday, March 10, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
“As Only Uncle Nathan Can Concert”
presented by Uncle Nathan’s Hula Group, Na Kupuna O Kalamaolaimaluhialani
Kumu Hula/Composer Nathan Kalama will be sharing original material in Oli, Himeni, Mele, Poetry, Storytelling and Hula.
Na Kumu Hula Kehaulani Kekua, Maka Herrod and Troy Lazaro and their respective Halau will interpret some compositions.
Honored individuals will perform Mele Aloha and Mele Inoa composed for them. Special honorees are Lady Ipo Kahaunaele-Ferreira and Kumu Hula Dana Kaua’iki Olores
Kaua’i Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Tickets $20 advance/$25 at door
Ticket Info:  Call Wini Smith (808) 823-1228
or Beverly Muraoka (808) 822-1451

Monday, March 12, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
“Celebrating 35 Years of E Kanikapila Kakou”
Herb Ohta, Jr. & Bryan Tolentino present
“The Kamaka ‘Ukulele Family Story” — Chris LKW Kamaka, Christopher Kamaka, Jr., Casey Kamaka
Kamaka ‘ukulele will be available for purchase
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Wailua
Donation at the door

Monday, March 19, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
“Celebrating 35 Years of E Kanikapila Kakou” (FINAL NIGHT)
MAKANA in Concert (Ticketed Event)
Starts at 6:30 pm
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom, Wailua
Ticket Information: (starts February 7)
$20 – first 100 Early Bird Kama’aina Tickets
$25 – general admission after first 100 ticket sold out
$35 – 80 Preferred seating in first four rows center section
Kauai Ticket Outlets: $25 general admission tickets
Kauai Music & Sound, 823-8000
Kamoa Ukulele Company, 652-9999
Scotty’s Music House, 246-2020
Da Wine Shop, 742-7305
Banana Patch Gallery, 335-5944
Hawaiian Music Hut, 826-0245

March 17, 5:00 – 9:00 pm
2nd Annual Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival (in KAPOLEI, Oahu)
Featuring Favorite Hawaiian Steel Guitar Masters with their own program of traditional & contemporary Hawaiian Music
Plus next generation of Steel Guitarists, Ke Kula Mele Hawaii
Ka Makana Ali’I, 1-1024 Kuipuakukui Street, Kapolei, Oahu
Presented by Hawaii Institute for Music Enrichment & Learning Experiences (HIMELE) and Ke Kula Hawaii School of Hawaiian Music
Info:  (808) 375-9379
Free to the public

March 30 – April 15
Dog Sees God; Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead
Comedy by Bert Royal; directed by Lori Benkert
Good Grief! Our favorite comic’s kids are now in high school. Bert Royal brings us all those teenage issues of today – drug use, suicide, eating disorders, teen violence, rebellion and sexual identity – which collide and careen toward an ending that’s both haunting and hopeful.  Did we mention it’s a comedy?
R-Rated. Not for everyone.
Buy tickets at   

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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.

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)

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!  
Info: or call (808) 631~9173.


HAL side: “Kuleana – Perpetuating the Legacy: Na Pali Coast Ohana – Nualolo Kai”
United Airlines side: “He Inoa No Kaumuali’I – Na Makana Poina’ole”
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)


February 1-8 – Weeklong Festival List of Movies
The Inspirational Film Festival – 22 films for one $20 ticket
Tickets may be shared with friends & family
Kukui Grove Cinema, Lihue, (808)
Feb. 1, 2018 Thursday, Good Will Hunting, 1997, 126”, 4pm
The Green Mile, 1999, 189”, 6:20pm
Feb. 2, Friday, To Kill a Mockingbird, 129”, 3:30pm
Freedom Writers, 2007, 122”, 5:50pm
Soul Surfer, 2011, 106”, 8:10pm
Feb. 3, Saturday, The Pursuit of Happyness, 2006, 117”, 1pm
Awakenings, 1990, 121”, 3:15pm
Pay It Forward, 2000, 118”, 5:30pm
Rain Man, 1988, , 133”, 7:45pm
Feb. 4, Sunday, Life Is Beautiful, 1997, Italian, 116”, 2pm
The Blind Side, 2009, 126”, 4:10pm
Feb. 5, Monday, Sounder, 1972, 105” 3:30pm
Field of Dreams, 1989, 107”, 5:20pm
Amadeus, 1984, 161”, 7:15pm
Feb. 6, Tuesday, National Velvet, 1944, 123”, 4pm
Forest Gump, 1994, 142”, 6:20pm
Feb 7, Wednesday, Stand and Deliver, 1988, 102”, 3:30pm
Breaking Away, 2011, 101”, 5:20pm
A Beautiful Mind, 2001, 135”, 7:15pm
Feb 8, Thursday, Million Dollar Baby, 2004, 132”, 4pm
Warrior, 2011, 140”, 6:30pm

Kauai Community Players 2018 Season:
May 10 – 27
Angel Street
Directed by Cass Foster, Angel Street is a mystery/thriller which tells the story of the Manninghams, who live on Angel Street in 19th century London. As the curtain rises, all appears to be in the essence of Victorian tranquility.
Buy tickets at    

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

First Saturday of each month, 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Old Town Kapaa Art Walk
Main street is lined with vendors selling Kauai Arts & Crafts, Kauai’s best musicians and bands playing up and down the street; lots of shops and restaurants have their doors open.
Free and public is welcome

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

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
(808) 335-9975

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
Info:  Melissa McFerrin, (808) 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,
dancing, entertainment, support local businesses
Info:  Angelique Ell,

Kauai Island Crafters, 8:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.
November 18 (Koloa Elementary School), November 25 (Church of the Pacific), December 2 (Kauai Veterans Center, Lihue), December 9 (Church of the Pacific)

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 Monday at 3:00 pm
Outdoor Farmer’s Market
Kukui Grove Center (next to K-Mart)
Info:  (808) 245-7784  

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.  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.
If you have any questions don’t hesitate to 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
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 – 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.
Info: 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, (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 Kaua;I 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


Adult Tap Dance Class

Kauai Dance Theatre’s Kalaheo studio
Short sessions held throughout the year

Fridays, 9:00-10:00 AM, $75/6 classes

Inquire or visit website for dates/details
Janie Crane, Director, (808) 332-9737
Kauai Dance Theatre

Ballet – Tap – Contemporary for ages 3.5 – Adult

Winter-Spring 2018 Term, Jan. 8 – May 12

Age and ability appropriate classes in Kalaheo

Join us for our 32nd year of “Quality instruction in the Art of Dance”!

Info: Janie Crane, Director, (808) 332-9737

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 2017-May 2018

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.

Fridays, November 24 to March 10, 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Balkan Dancing Free Workshops

Dances & songs of Southeastern Europe & the Middle East

Non-partner; everyone welcome!

Interesting music, unusual rhythms, culture, history

Lihue Neighborhood Center, 3353 Eono Street

Info:  Don:; or Sonia:  808-320-8487

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

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 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)
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