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Garden Island Arts Council celebrating 40 Years of “bringing Arts to the People and People to the Arts”
E Kanikapila Kakou 2017 THIRTY-FOURTH Season
— “Music is Our Kuleana”

Monday, January 23 through Monday, March 20
Every Monday, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
plus March 27 – Special EKK Concert, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
at KCC Performing Arts Center

January 19 – 22; January 26 – 29 (no holdovers)
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 7:00 pm
All shows sold out!
Kauai Community Players present “Little Shop of Horrors”
By Alan Menken & Howard Ashman; Directed by Rebecca Hanson
Winner of 1983 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical
Puhi Theatrical Playhouse, 4411 Kikowaena Street, Puhi 

Saturday, January 21, 5:00 pm VIP Showing
6:00 – 9:00 pm Reception for the Artist
“Kama’aina Soul – Anthology: The Wet Plate Collodion Photography of Daniel Finchum”; 150 – 200 images on view
Venue: KSA Gallery, Kukui Grove Mall (next to Footlocker)
Exhibition Dates:  Saturday, January 21 – Saturday, February 4
Contact:  Daniel Finchum, (808) 639-7126

Monday, January 23, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
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Koko Kanealii & Wahi ‘Aina
Tepairu Manea & Orama, Mika Kane on ‘Ukulele

Plus members of Roselle Bailey’s halau
“It All Began with the Drumming”
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom

Thursday, January 26, 2017; 6:00 Door; 7:00 Show
An Evening with Judy Collins
Singer-Songwriter & Folk Music Icon
Special Guest: Ari Hest – Hawaii Tour 2017
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
Tickets:  $45 general; $65 gold circle
Tix Outlets: Kauai Music & Sound, Hanalei Music & Strings, Progressive Expressions, Kauai Harley Davidson, Scotty’s Music
Contact:  Lazar Bear, (808) 896-4845;

Friday, January 27, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Author Bill Fernandez to autograph his new novel
John Tana, An Adventure Tale of Old Hawaii
Hanapepe Talk Story Book Store

Friday, January 27, 6:30 p.m.
Center for Spiritual Living Kauai invites you to…
Spiritual Cinema:  Awake in the Dream
A film that gently guides visitors into the recognition of their inherent divine creative power through lessons from visionaries and spiritual teachers.
Popcorn will be served; optional group discussion follows
Center for Spiritual Living Kauai, 4-1579 Kuhio Hwy, Ste. 101
Eastside Professional Bldg in Kapaa
Free Admission
Info:  (800) 755-9177;

Friday & Saturday, January 27 & 28, 7:30 pm
Sunday, January 29, 3:00 pm
Kauai Voices Concert –“What a Swell Party!”
The music of Cole Porter
Kauai Voices, the island’s highly popular 40+ member auditioned choral ensemble, presents an evening of songs by the incomparable Cole Porter
St. Michael’s Church, 4364 Hardy Street, Lihue
Tickets: $15 advance; $20 at door
Info:  (800) 838-3006

January 28 and 29, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
13th Annual Kaua’I Wellness Expo
presents ‘Ike Kupuna, Navigating the 21st century
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall
Special Events:
Mauli Ola – Hawaiian Culture, Heritage & Traditions Symposium
Aloha 365 – Aloha from Hawaii’s Own Noelani Arista
Wairua & Ho’omana – Spirit & Spirituality, Moke Ka’apana
Hula – Life is the dancer, Kumu Hula Kauai’I’iki
‘Aina to Table – Eat what you Sow, Chef Robert Kealoha Domingo
Mo’okuahau – Nurturing Ancestral Connections, Kula Shumacher
La’au Lapa’au – Foods & Medicine, Char Akina
Ho’oponopono – In the 21st Century, Leialoha Sanchez
Financial Wellness Workshops, Exhibitors, and more
$5.00 day; $7.00 both days
FREE:  Kupuna & Keiki under 17
Info:; call (808) 634-4138

Monday, January 30, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
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Kumu Hula Kapu Kinimaka Alquiza & ‘Ohana
“A Life of Music and Hula”

Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom

February Arts & Culture Events

Friday – Sunday, February 3 – 5
11th Annual All Angels Jazz Festival
The Best of Hawaii’s Jazz Musicians
Friday Night Concert – Abe Lagrimas Jr, Noel Okimoto, and Hot Club of Hulaville.
Saturday Night Concert – Bruce Hamada with Matt Lemmier and Abe Lagrimas Jr; Maggie Herron with Abe Lagrimas Jr. and Dean Taba.
Sunday morning Jazz Mass is Duke Ellington with Matt Lemmier and the All Star Band, the All Angels Jazz Mass Choir, and soloists Karen Dickinson and Greta Matassa.
St Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Lihue
Tickets & Info:; (808) 245-3796

Saturday, February 4, 8:00am – 3:00pm
Registration/Check-in begins at 8:00am
Gate opens to the public at 9:00am
Opening Ceremony begins at 9:30am
P??ani (games) begin at 10:00am
?Ahahui K?wila Hawai?i O Mo?ikeha presents
Ka Moku O Manokalanip? P??ani Makahiki
A community event featuring Ancient Hawaiian Games, Awards, a Kaua?i made Craft Fair, Cultural Demonstrations, Displays by community groups, and Ono Food.
Waimea Athletic Field, Waimea
Kama??ina and Malihini (visitors) ages 5 and above are invited to compete in multiple Hawaiian games.
Call Julie at (808) 635-9028 or email

Saturday, February 4, 7:00 pm Show; Hall opens at 6:30 pm
25th Annual Ho’ike Hula Concert w/ Leilani Rivera Low
Halau Hula ‘O Leilani with dances of Hawai’I and Polynesia
Featuring the Makaha Sons
Kaua’I War Memorial Convention Hall
Lobby opens at 5:00 pm with art and food vendors
Tickets:  Adults $30 advance; $35 at door
Keiki 5 and up $10 in advance; $15 at door
Reserved Seats $40
Contact:  Leilani Rivera Low

Monday, February 6, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
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Kalani Pe’a and Band
“E Walea Under the Moonlight”

Sam Bonnano for ‘ukulele hour, 6 – 7 pm
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom

Tuesday, February 7, 5:30 pm
KCC & NTBG present “Seeds of Thought” Series
In Search of Sixteen Lost Species:  Botanizing in Samoa
Dr. David Lorene, NTBG Director of Science & Conservation
KCC Cafeteria;

February 10 – February 22
11:00 am – 5:00 pm daily; Fridays till 8:00 pm
Friday, February 10, 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Meet the Quilters Opening Reception
Over 60 locally made quilts on display; many for sale
Designated donation quilts for sale w/ 100% of proceeds
to go to a Kauai Non-Profit of Buyer’s Choice
Kukui Grove Shopping Center; KSA Gallery (next to Foot Locker)
Sponsored by Kauai Quilt Guild; Nene Quilters; Discount Fabric Warehouse, Kapaia Stitchery; Vicky’s Fabric
Questions:  Lea Ingram, (808) 652-2261;

Kathy Kovala Watercolor Instructor – Celebrating 20 years!
WEEKLY Classes – Starting February 1st on Wednesdays – $35. class fee depending on the venue. Time 9 until 12 noon.
BEGINNERS 3 DAY INTENSIVE COURSE – FEBRUARY 10, 11 AND 12TH. Basic instruction from the bottom up.
Time 9 until 3 fee $300.
February 25 until March 10th
KSA Gallery – Kukui Grove Shoping Mall – Lihue
Hours 10 to 3 Daily
To register call 715-360-9929 or email
Workshops require a $50. deposit.

Saturday, February 11, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Garden Island Arts Council presents:
The Comic Strippers Live — A Male Stripper Parody & Improv Comedy Show
“The Bare-Chested Truth is that GIAC is 40 years old”
WARNING:  No extreme nudity, just extreme hilarity;
A Show for All Genders; Age Restriction 18+
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
Pre-Sale & Group Tickets online only, beginning December 12, 2016
General admission Tickets —
$30 at following outlets beginning January 1, 2017
Banana Patch Studio, Hanapepe, 335-5944
Kauai Music & Sound, Kapaa, 823-0302
Scotty’s Music, Lihue, 246-2020
Island Soap & Candleworks, Koloa, 742-1945
Hawaiian Music Hut, Princeville, 826-0245

Monday, February 13, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
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Kahulanui Big Island Nine-Member Swing Band
“Polish Up Your Dancing Shoes for Swing Time Music!”

Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom

February 17 – March 5
Kauai Community Players present “Going Home”
The final of four plays about plantation life in WW II–era Hawaii
By David Penhallow Scott
Directed by Steve Whitney

Starting February 19 through March 2017
Botanical Illustration Workshop by
Wendy Hollander, botanical artist, illustrator, author and instructor
Workshop options:  one, two or three weeks
Existing members 10% discount by emailing before registering
National Tropical Botanical Garden

Monday, February 20, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
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Malie Foundation with Community Hula Night
“Weeeeha! It?s going to be an ‘ Uwehe, Ami & Slide Kind of Evening!”

Don’t miss the wild and wacky unexpected antics of the Malie gang!
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom

Monday, February 27, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
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Herb Ohta Jr., David Kamakahi, Jon Yamasato
“The Stars Will Be Shining on Us!”

Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom

March Arts & Culture Events

Kathy Kovala Watercolor Instructor – Celebrating 20 years!
March 3/4/5     Time 9 until 3:00
One day of each technique – Throwing Paint, Rock and Roll and Negative Painting- Fee $300. KSA Gallery
This workshop is for all mediums, lecture and demonstration of major reasons for failure for painters.
March 7, 8th and 9th, 9 until 3:00
At the Kukui Grove KSA gallery.
Bring your paintings for critique and design problems.
To register call 715-360-9929 or email
Workshops require a $50. deposit.

Monday, March 6, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
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Sean Naleimaile, Kamakoa Lindsey-Asing, Kihei Nahala-e,
Kainani Kahaunaele, Keao Costa, Ed Punua
“Project Kuleana: – Kuleana through Na Mele Hawaii”

Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom

Monday, March 13, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
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Puni Patrick and Friends (Chucky Boy Chock, Hiipoi Kanahele, Mike Keale, Russell Wellington, Bambi Emayo & His Band)
“Mele Inoa for Special People in My Life”

Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom

Monday, March 20, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
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KUPAOA (Kellen and Lihau Paik) w/ Ke ‘Ala Aumoe Dancers
“Dynamite Team w/ Dynamite Music Tops Off Dynamite Season!”

Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom

Saturday, March 18
“Journey to Wonderland”
Island School’s 38th Annual Gala Auction
Kauai Marriott Resort
Kauai Marriott Weekend Special Group rates
(808) 246-0233; email:

Monday, March 27, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
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Jerome Koko and Daniel Ho
“Celebrating 40 Years of GIAC with Super Stars”

Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center

Friday, March 31, 7:30 p.m.
Hawaii Opera Theatre presents
Jake Heggie’s “Three Decembers”
Based on a play by Terrence McNally about
Broadway star Madeline Mitchell, as she enters the twilight of her career; Madeline will be played by the internationally-renowned mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade in what the Houston Chronicle called “the role of a lifetime” for the opera legend when she created the role in 2008.
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
Tickets:  $25 and $45; available at the HOT Box Office,
(808) 596-7858
Local tickets outlets TBA

March 31 – April 16
Kauai Community Players present “Savanna Sipping Society”
By Kauai playwrights Jesse Jones, Nicholas Hope & Jamie Wooten
Directed by Jo Grande

May Arts & Culture Events

May 12 – 28
Kauai Community Players present “Talley’s Folly”
Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lanford Wilson
Directed for KCP by Nellie Foster
Takes place in a Victorian boathouse in Lebanon, Missouri, in 1944.

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Feb 3-9 The Date Movie Film Festival – 21 films for $20
Tickets may be shared with friends & family
Kukui Grove Cinema, Lihue, (808) 245-5055
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Feb. 4 Saturday, The Philadelphia Story, 1940, 2pm
Crocodile Dundee, 1986, 4:10pm
My Best Friend’s Wedding, 1997, 6pm
The Wedding Singer, 1998, 8pm
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Feb. 5 Sunday, Sense & Sensibility, 1995, 1:30pm
Chocolat, 2000, 4pm
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Feb 6 Monday, Romancing the Stone, 1984, 3pm
Once Around, 1991, 5:05pm
The Notebook, 2004, 7:10pm
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Feb. 7 Tuesday, The Way We Were, 1973, 3pm
Say Anything, 1989, 5:15pm
Notting Hill, 1999, 7pm
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Feb 8 Wednesday, Casablanca, 1942, 3pm
The Last of the Red Hot Lovers, 1972, 5pm
The Bridges of Madison County, 1995, 135”, 7pm
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Feb 9 Thursday, An Officer & a Gentleman, 1982, 3pm
Brian’s Song, 1971, 5:20pm
Sleepless in Seattle, 1993, 7pm


Exhibition Dates:  December 17, 2016 – January 8, 2017
Ceramics of Hawaii
The first statewide juried exhibition of ceramic art in Hawaii
Open to all artists working in clay in Hawaii
Juror:  David Kuraoka
Honolulu Museum of Art School, Linekona Gallery
Instagram: @ceramicsofhawaii; Facebook: /ceramicsofhawaii
Contact:  Liz Jackson,

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.

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

Plein air pastel lessons w/ Helen Turner
One-on-one or two max in the field; beginners or advanced
All materials provided
Plein air oil painting lessons w/ Helen Turner
One-on-one in the field; beginners or advanced
All materials provided
Contact:  (808) 346-9357;

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Wednesdays, 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Kundalini style core-building yoga by Joella Shepherd
Breathing, moving energy & meditation
traditional yoga asanas incorporated
focus is clearing out stuck energy
Yoga House, Kapaa

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

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

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

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


Beginning Adult Tap Dance Class
Kauai Dance Theatre’s Kalaheo studio
Fridays, 9:00-10:00 AM, Jan. 27 – Mar. 10
$75 for 6 class session
Janie Crane, Director, 332-9737

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

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

Kauai Dance Center classes for all ages & abilities
Royal Academy of Dance qualified
Locations:  Princeville, Kilauea, Kapaa & Lihue
Contact:  Jennifer Bell-Grey ARAD, (808) 823-9588

Second Friday of Every Month
7:00 – 8:00 pm – tango
8:00 – 10:00 pm – variety of swing, ballroom, latin
North Shore Dance Party
Church of the Pacific
All levels & singles welcome
$5 donation

Mondays, 7:30 pm – Kalaheo Neighborhood Center
Thursdays, 7:00 pm, Kapaa Neighborhood Center
YMCA-sponsored Tango Kauai Dance Club
Classes open to the public
No experience or partner necessary
Tango Tuesdays, 7 – 9 pm – Small Town Coffee Shop, music and dancing
Info:  Maurizia Zanin, (808) 635-8049,

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


Every Tuesday, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Group `Ukulele Classes by Kirk Smart
Hanalei Strings and Things, Ching Young Village, Hanalei
Contact:  Kirk Smart,

Every Sunday, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Sunday Jazz & Blues Jam
Shutters Lounge, Kauai Beach Resort
Sit in and jam with some of Kauai’s best jazz musicians featuring Amit Heri on guitars, Mike Latif on bass, and Ron Margolis – drums and percussion. Guest musicians and vocalists always welcome. Vocalists, please bring charts and keys you sing in if you have that.
Admission:  FREE
Shutters Lounge, Kauai Beach Resort
Info:  Ron Margolis, (808) 346-7095

Every other Friday at the Sunset Grill in Port Allen
Not My First Rodeo Country Band
Classic & current country songs
Marty on drums, Dave Greenberg on vocals/bass,
Cindy Jackson on vocals/guitar, Jim Hollingsworth on vocals/pedal steel & electric guitar, Lee Richards on fiddle
Marty Leonard: (808) 635-6477

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

Saturdays, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Kapaa Slack Key Saturdays
Doug and Sandy McMaster’s traditional Slack Key/Ukulele Talk Story
Children of the Land Center (Under Clock Tower, Kauai Shopping Village, Kapaa)
Admission $20/$15
Free Gift Drawing
Info:  826-1469

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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