MID-DECEMBER 2017 Arts and Culture Calendar On Kauai

For Upcoming 2017 Arts & Culture Calendar email giac05@icloud.com to get listing in advance.

Mahalo to all who enjoy and support Art and Culture on Kaua’i

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Mid-December Arts & Culture Program

Open for viewing every Friday, Saturday & Sunday night through December 24, 6:00 – 8:00 pm; Saturday, December 30, 6 – 8 pm


“Santa’s Gone Kauaiian” Trash to Treasure by Kauai Teens

Most beautiful display of handmade up-cycled Kauai-style decorations; Auntie Josie Chansky’s Christmas Folk Art; great trees

Kauai Historic County Building, Lihue

Cost: Free Questions or to request assistance or auxiliary aid to view the Festival of Lights, please contact Festival of Lights Art Director: Elizabeth Freeman: 808 639-8564 or by email at friends@thefestivaloflights.info

Friday, December 15, 7:30 PM

THE GLORY OF CHRISTMAS Concert – Kauai Chorale

Lihue War Memorial Convention Center

Will call tickets: 822-5633

Cost: $12 Adults, $5 Students — ADVANCE Purchase

$15 Adults, $5 Students — WILL CALL or AT THE DOOR

Info:  www.KauaiChorale.com

Saturday, December 16, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

CKTV Holiday Craft Fairs

Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School

Proceeds support CKTV Advanced Media Class to compete at Student Television Network Convention in Tennessee

Info:  Kevin Matsunaga, (808) 645-0019

Saturday, December 16, 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Kauai County Farm Bureau 2017 Holiday Fair

Kauai Community Market

Featuring Kauai Grown/Kauai Made Programs

Aunty Lilikoi; Kauai Kookies; Ko Bakery; Kula Kala ‘O Kauai; Mailelanis; Moloa’a Bay Coffee; Monkeypod Jam; Salty Wahine;

Hanalei Coffee Roasters/ Haole Girl Sweets; Kauai Kim Chee/Miki Macs; Precious Kreations/ White Water Lures; Tropical Flowers Express/Heavenly Hakus

Kauai Community College front lawn

Info:  Amy Chun, IAC

Saturday, December 16, 10:00 – 11:00 am

Santa Claus is coming to town

Princeville Community Center

Free and open to the public

Saturday, December 16, 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Waimea Public Library Special Open Hours

Holiday Crafts “make and take” station for children and a used book sale by Friends of Waimea Public Library; special hours for public before the annual Christmas Lights Parade

Saturday, December 16, 6:15 – 8:00 pm

The Original Kauai Light Parade

Hofgaard Park, Waimea

Waimea Bridge will close at 5:30 pm so get in early and walk the town.  Bridge opens again at 8:00 pm

Saturday, December 16, 5:30 pm start

Hulu Kupuna Productions & Kilauea Neighborhood Association presents

The 3rd Annual Kilauea Christmas Concert

With Mark Yamanaka, Kupaoa, the Ke ‘Ala Aumoe Dancers

and the Kilauea Social Club

Kilauea Ball Park (next to Kong Lung)

Bring your own chair or mat; Food and drink will be sold by Kilauea Neighborhood Association

Free and open to the public

Suggested Donation:  1 canned good per person to benefit the North Shore Food Pantry

Info:  Kupaoa

Saturday, December 16, 7:00 pm


Kilohana Luau Pavilion

Kauai’s favorite singers with your favorite tunes and exciting surprises

This gala holiday event benefits Malama Pono Health Services

$25 advance/$30 at door

Reserved tables of 10 are available

Info:  Jason Blake, (808) 246-9577

Saturday, December 16, 11:00 am

Ke Kule Mele, School of Hawaiian Music  (OAHU EVENT)

under the direction of Kumu Alan Akaka, presents

KA MANU – BIRDS and some Christmas songs

A Winter Concert on steel guitar, ‘ukulele, guitar and

Hawaiian style bass

Windward Mall, Kaneohe

Free and open to the public

Info:  (808) 375-9379www.kekulamele.com    

Tuesday, December 19, 1:00- 7:00 pm

Kapaa Public Library hosts “Beginner Electronic Project”

Session #1 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Session #2 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Session #3 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Learn about simple circuit designs & connections;

Take home a personal Pop-Up/Light-up Holiday card

Children 6 and older can sign up; child under 8 must be accompanied by responsible adult

Supplies limited; registration required

Call library at (808) 821-4422 to sign up

Program schedule subject to change.  Contact hosting library at least 15 days in advance to request a sign-language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.  For a list of upcoming library events, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events.

Info:  (808) 821-4422


Dec 21, 2017 Thursday, It’s a Wonderful Life, 1946, 130”, 6pm

This is the bonus film for Christmas. 

Festival continues in February 2018.

Kukui Grove Cinema

Friday, December 22, 3:00 pm Doors/ 6:00 pm show

“Let’s Hula for Christmas — Holiday Hula Hoike 2017” (31ST Yr)

Na Hula O KaohiKukupulani

Kumu Hula Kapu Kinimaka-Alquiza

Grand Hyatt Kauai

Baked Goods Sale; Food; Craft Vendors; Door Prizes

Las Vegas Fundraiser

$20 Advance/ $25 at door

Call Haru (808) 634-5746 or Maka (808) 652-2761
Info:  (808) 651-3099

Friday, December 22, 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Center for Spiritual Living Kauai hosts

“Miracle on 34th Street,” a Christmas classic movie

Popcorn served; Discussion following movie

Center for Spiritual Living Kauai, 4-1579 Kuhio Highway, Ste. 101

East Professional Building, Kapaa

Free Admission

Info:  (800) 755-9177www.cslkauai.org

Saturday, December 23, 6:00 -7:00 pm

In the Gazebo at Kukui Grove Shopping Center, Lihue

Monday, December 25, 5:30 pm & 7:30 pm

At the Hilton Resort Garden Inn’s Christmas Buffet, Wailua

Kauai Voices Sing Christmas!

Directed by Randy Leonard with live piano accompaniment

Info:  www.kauaivoices.org(808) 838-3006


Garden Island Arts Council invites you to

E Kanikapila Kakou 2018 – “35th Anniversary Year”

January 15 – March 19, Every Monday Night, 6:00-9:00 pm

Plus Ledward Kaapana in Concert

Sunday, January 28, 7:00 pm, ticketed concert

www.brownpapertickets.com + Kauai Outlets

Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Wailua

Info:  giac05@icloud.com    

Here is the Lineup for EKK (E Kanikapila Kakou 2018)

Sunday, January 14, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

George Kahumoku Jr. Music Workshops

Monday, January 15, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

George Kahumoku Jr., Wainani Kealoha, Sterling Seaton,

Max Angel, Nancy Kahumoku

Monday, January 22, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Jeff Peterson, Slack Key Virtuoso

Sunday, January 28, 7:00 – 9:00

Led Kaapana w/ Jesse Gregorio (Ticketed Concert)

Monday, January 29, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Malie Foundation — Community Hula Night

Monday, February 5, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Aldrine Guerrero with Kyle Furusho

Monday, February 12, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Mark Yamanaka with Bert Naihe & Edward Atkins

Monday, February 19, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Ku’uipo Kumukahi w/ Band

Monday, February 26, 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 Darlene Ahuna, Tani Waipa, Duane Yamada

Monday, March 5

6:00 – 7:00 ‘Ukulele Circle w/ Lady Ipo

7:00 – 9:00 Kuhio Travis

Monday, March 12, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Herb Ohta, Jr. & Bryan Tolentino present

“The Kamaka ‘Ukulele Family Story” — Chris LKW Kamaka, Christopher Kamaka, Jr., Casey Kamaka

Monday, March 19, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Makana in Concert (Ticketed Event)

Sunday, January 14, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Celebrating 35 Years of EKK

EKK Music Workshops with Uncle George Kahumoku, Jr.,

Max Angel, Sterling Seaton & Wainani Kealoha


11:00 – 12:00 Beginning ‘Ukulele (Max),

12:00 – 1:00 Slack Key ‘Ukulele (George),

1:00 – 2:00 lunch & Hawaiian Songs & Singing

2:00 – 3:00 Slack Key Guitar C Tuning (Sterling),

2:00 – 3:00 Slack Key Guitar F Tuning (George)

3:00 – 4:00 Hula (Wainani)

Plus private one-on-one lessons with instructors

Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Wailua

$85 per person, including lunch (need to place order)

Scholarships available for students – need to apply

Inquire at giac05@icloud.com    

January 6, 12:00 – 7:00 pm

Heaven on Earth Health Fair

First Saturday of Every Month

Wide array of professionals to serve all your health needs

Dolphin Touch Wellness Center, 4544 Kukui St., Kapaa

Info:  (808) 822-4414www.Dolphintouch.org    

Thursday, January 11, 7:00 pm; Doors open at 6:00 pm

Blue Bears Hawaii Presents

An Evening with Judy Collins

Kauai Beach Resort, 4331 Kauai Beach Dr.

Tickets: $45, Gen., Gold Circle Tables $65

Info: bluesbearhawaii@gmail.com

Sunday, January 14, 2018 – Opening Reception for Artists

Schaefer Portrait Challenge 2018 – Maui Arts & Culture Center

Portrait subject must live in Hawaii; artist must have direct relationship with subject including “sittings”, including subject’s signature on artist’s entry form.

Schaefer Art Gallery at MACC

Info: www.MauiArts.org/SPC2018

January 13 – February 4  (four weekends/no holdovers)

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 funniest 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

Puhi Theatrical Warehouse

Anticipating big demand so get tickets early

Info:  www.kauaicommunityplayers.org

Tuesday, January 16, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Wednesday, January 17, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Saturday, January 20, 11:00 am – Call backs

Auditions:  Dog Sees God; Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead

By Bert Royal; directed by Lori Benkert

Location:  Puhi Theatrical Warehouse

Rehearsals: end of January

Performances: March 30 – April 15,

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 7 pm; Sunday, 4 pm

R-Rated; Not for everyone

All auditioners will be asked to read from a provided script; please communicate all potential conflicts at auditions

Info:  www.kauaicommunityplayers.org

Friday-Saturday, January 19 – 20, 7:30 – 9:30 pm

Sunday, January 21, 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Kauai Voices Concert – A Banquet of Voices

Kauai Voices, the island’s highly popular 40-member auditioned

choral ensemble, showcases its vocal versatility and diversity of styles, including classic contemporary, Latin rock, Broadway, African, jazz, gospel, Hawaiian, movies, Cuban, speaking choir, sound choir and classical.
St. Michael’s Church, 4364 Hardy Street, Lihue
Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 at the door
Info:  (800) 838-3006


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; plus Gabriel Espinosa & Tierney Sutton

8:30 & 11:00 am, Sunday Jazz Masses

Early Bird Tickets available online now through 12/31/17 at stmichaels-kauai.org

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.

December 21, February 1-8 The Inspirational Film Festival – 22 films for one $20 ticket

Tickets may be shared with friends & family

Kukui Grove Cinema, Lihue, (808) 245-5055kukuigrovecinema.com


Dec 21, 2017 Thursday, It’s a Wonderful Life, 1946, 130”, 6pm

This is the bonus film for Christmas.  Festival continues in February 2018.


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


Friday – Saturday, February 2 – 3

3rd Annual Kauai Steel Guitar Festival

Friday – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Performances

Friday – 5:00 – 8:00 pm, music workshops

Friday, 8:30 – 10:00 pm, Kanikapila Jam Sessions; all invited to join

Saturday – 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, Performances open to the public, free admission

Saturday, 8:30 – 10:00 pm, Kanikapila Jam Sessions; all invited to join

Courtyard Marriott Kauai, Coconut Beach, Kapaa

Info:  Alan Akaka, (808) 375-9379


February 8 – 18

Quilt Show

KSA Art Gallery at Kukui Grove

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

Info: bluesbearhawaii@gmail.com

February 23 – March 11

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.

Buy tickets at www.kauaicommunityplayers.org    

March ARTS & CULTURE Events

March 17, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

2nd Annual Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival

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

Http://KeKulaMele.com; http://www.himele.org    

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 www.kauaicommunityplayers.org   

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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

Cafe www.callforentry.org/index.php

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 www.callforentry.org/index.php 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) 346-9357www.helenturner.com

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: www.kauaiartclasses.blogspot.com 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)
Info: giac05@icloud.com

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 www.kauaicommunityplayers.org    

The Mokan Nokan Show

Broadcasting 5 times a week on OC16 Channel 12

Kauai Profile and Interesting Things Happening on Kauai

View Episode #1 — http://mokannokan.com/the-program/

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: kekahagarden@gmail.com  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) 335-9975kokeemuseum@earthlink.netwww.kokee.org

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, angie@aelldesign.com

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

www.kauaikirtan.com(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, nastya7700@gmail.com

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: www.dolphintouch.org 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 www.kauaiinn.comwww.poipubedandbreakfastinn.com

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) 652-5832raynitta@yahoo.com;

Lawai International Center, www.lawaicenter.org

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) 639-4300LM@hawaii.rr.com


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 darryl.leilani@hawaiiantel.net.

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; Marie, (808) 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 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


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: dondancing@gmail.com; or Sonia:  808-320-8487

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.

Adult Tap Dance Class

Kauai Dance Theatre’s Kalaheo studio

Fall Session:  Sept 29 – Nov 3 (no class Oct 13)

Fridays, 9:00-10:00 AM
$65 for 5-class session

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




Kauai Dance Theatre

Ballet – Tap – Contemporary for ages 4 – Adult

Fall 2017 Term continues through December 15

Age and ability appropriate classes for in Kalaheo

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

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


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 www.AlohaDanceStudio.com

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, kirksmart1@yahoo.com; (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, larryrivera@hawaiilink.net


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: www.puuwaifitnesskauai.com 

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) 652-8985kupunawellness@gmail.com

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

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