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Mid-January Arts & Culture Events

Saturday, January 18, 5:00 – 7:30 pm
Doors open at 4:00 pm for theater seating
Arts & Crafts Fair open 1:00 – 6:00 pm
The Kupuna Group presents
Ho’oulu Ke Ola O Na Pua (To enrich the lives of the flowers-children) presents “No Na Keiki” – A concert for and by the children of “No Na Keiki” – A convert for and by the children of Kauai
Featuring Kaua’i talent from Keiki to Kupuna:
Leahi w/ dancers of Luau Kalamaku;
Halau Ori Uvira w/ Kumu Nick Kaneakua;
Tamate’a Nui o Kaua’i w/ Kumu Wailana Dasalia-Duarte;
Halau Ka Pa Hula o Hinano w/ Kumu Troy Allen Hinano Lazaro; Halau Ka Lei Kukui Hi’ilani w/ Kumu Donna Leihi’ilani Kirkpatrick; Koloa School Keiki Hula & ‘Ukulele Band w/ Kumu Rachel Iha;
Kawaikini Elementary School Students;
Kapa’a Elementary School Students w/ Na Kumu Inoa Aniu, Alohalani Nunes & U’ilani Gutierrez);
Ho’oulu Ke Ola O Na Pua, Kauai Hawaiian Studies Kupuna & Kumu
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall
To benefit a Statewide Kupuna Conference in Huleia, Kauai/June 2020; and support Hawaiian Studies classroom resources
Tickets Online at
Tickets:  VIP $30 early bird/ $40 after January 9
General Admission: $15 early bird/ $20 after January 9
Keiki: $5
Info:  Inoa Ainu; (808) 651-2811
Vendors Info:  Sarah (808) 635-1725
Thursdays to Sundays; January 17th – February 2, 2020
Thursday-Saturday 7:00 pm; Sundays 4:00 pm
Thursday January 16, 7:00 pm – Pay-What-You-Can preview by donation at the door only
Kauai Community Players present
The Rocky Horror Show
This cult classic is over 40 yrs old & playing to sold-out audiences
Directed by Jennifer Downs; Book by Richard O’Brien
Audience participation kits available for purchase at our canteen; outside props are prohibited; Seating nearest the stage is subject to interaction with the cast; sit at your own discretion.
This production contains occasional strong language, partial nudity and sexual content
Kapa Theatrical Warehouse, Puhi Saturday, January 18, 2:00 pm & Tuesday, January 21, 6:00 pm
Auditions for “Noises Off” directed by Arnold Meister
Saturday, January 25, 2:00 pm – Callback Auditions
Cast of 5 men & 4 women, skilled actors who can handle English accents, complex blocking, great deal of physical movement, split second timing, and four rehearsals per week.
Puhi Warehouse Theater
Perfomances on Thursday – Saturday, April 2 – 19
Bring information on all your conflicts on weekday evening and weekends to the auditionsJanuary 18 – 20
Coconut Weaving Camp at Kokee
w/ Uncle Eugene Onio Punzal
Two-day workshop including sleeping arrangements, meals, 20 hours of instruction, supplies & materials for hats, baskets, trays, fish, buggy whips, stars and balls.
Limited Space Available
Info & reservation:  (808) 245-6931, Kauai Museum

Kauai Voices MIXED PLATE! Concerts
Sat., January 18, 6:00 PM at Anaina Hou Porter Pavilion, Kilauea?Sun., January 19 at 3:00 PM at Waimea Theatre, Waimea

Sat., January 25, 7:00 PM at KCC Performing Arts Center, Lihue
Sun., January 26 at 3:00 PM at KCC Performing Arts Center, Lihue
Kauai Voices, the island’s popular 50-voice choral ensemble, serves up a “mixed plate” concert with a variety of five musical genres: Jazz, Blues, Country, Gospel and Hawaiian. Also featuring soloists, instrumentalists and dances performed by Ka Waikahe Lani Malie hula halau.
Songs include: Moonglow, Summertime, Stormy Weather, Basin Street Blues, Trouble the Water, Walkin’ After Midnight, Thank God I’m a Country Boy, Aloha ‘Oe, Aloha Kauai and Hawaii Aloha, among others.
Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 at the door; $30 for VIP Early Seating.?Info: 800-838-3006 or www.kauaivoices.orgSunday, January 19, 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Kokee Resource Conservaion Program (KRCP) invites you to
4th Annual Hoomaluo Fundraiser
Since 1998, KRCP has worked with 32,640 volunteers who contributed 177,453 hours removing over 13,019,500 invasive weeds covering over 12,230 acres of Kauai’s diverse native Hawaiian forest
Ecosystems, home to rare & unique plants and animals, many found only on Kauai. Over 100 conservation interns have trained through our internship program and employed as conservationists.
Enjoy ono food, live entertainment, silent auction
Kekaha Harbor House, 8948 Kaumualii Highway
Tickets online:
Contact:; Cherith Andrade & Mapuana OSullivanMonday, January 20, 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Kaua’i Interfaith Round Table (IROK) Presents
“Lift Every Voice and Sing!”
Martin Luther King, Jr’s 91st Birthday & National Holiday
10:00 am – 12:00 pm:  Videos w/ discussion
12:00 – 2:00 pm:  Round Table Lunch w/ Facilitators
2:30 pm – 5:30 pm:  Musical & Spoken presentations in sanctuary
Saint Michael’s Sanctuary, Lihue
Info:  Steve Backinoff, (808) 346-2587;

Monday, January 20, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2020: “Hula, Mele & Mo’olelo”
Week 1 Malie Foundation w/ Community Hula Night
Learn Hula from Nathan Kalama, Puna Kalama Dawson, Beverly Muraoka and Vanessa Punua; perform your hula to live music by Anuhea Herrod, Haunani Kaui, Jeremy Brown, Maka Herrod,
Edward Punua and Kunane Aipolani
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom, Wailua
Support provided by Hawai’i Tourism through the Community Enrichment Program; #HawaiiTourism

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 5:00 P.M.
“Birds in the ‘Hood”
Join Hob Osterlund, Founder of the Kaua?i Albatross Network, author of Holy M?l? and producer of the short documentary “Kalama’s Journey”, for a lively conversation about our feathered friends.
Princeville Public Library, 4343 Emmalani Drive, Princeville
Info: (808) 826-4310Thursday, January 23, 7:30 – 9:00 am
Lihue Business Association Program
Topic:  Kauai Housing, Issues & Answers
“The need for new housing on Kauai continues to outpace the development of housing. What are the obstacles?  What are some solutions? Are we getting any traction?”
Presenters: Arryl Kaneshiro, Project Specialist, Grove Farm Company; Adam Roversi, Kauai County Housing Director;
Milo Spindt, Exec Dir, Kauai Housing Development Corporation
Dukes’s Canoe Club, Kalapaki (upstairs)
Free and Open to the public
Info:  Pat GriffinSaturday, January 25, 6:30 – 8:30 pm; Doors open at 5:45 pm
Grove Farm Museum presents Historic Movie Nights
First of four: Early Scenes of Kauai
Family Films – 1st of 4-part Series
(Other films to follow:  West Side Stories of the Garden IsleLong SugarKauai Plantation Life)
Adults $5; Keiki 5 – 12 $3; Free Keiki under 5
Food & refreshments for sale
Bring your chairs and blankets
Grove Farm Homesteads Museum, 4050 Nawiliwili Road
Info:  (808) 245-3202

Monday, January 27, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2020: “Hula, Mele & Mo’olelo”
Week 2 – Papakolea Serenaders:  Puka Asing, Taneesha Asing, Cory Mau, Jonah Solatorio plus Steel Guitarist Edward Punua
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom, Wailua
Support provided by Hawai’i Tourism through the Community Enrichment Program; #HawaiiTourism 

Friday, January 31, 7:00 pm
Silver Lining Productions present BEAT-LELE
“An ‘Ukulele Tribute to the Beatles”
Enjoy great ‘Ukulele renditions of many of your favorite original Beatles Music
Performed to sold-out crowd at Maui Art & Culture Center plus many other venues in Hawaii, mainland, Liverpool
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, 4191 Hardy Street, Lihue
Tickets:  $25 (plus tax & applicable fees) —
Info:  Lihue Music Performances; Things To Do in Lihue, HI; Hawaii Events; United States Events; Silver Lining Productions on Facebook

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LAS VEGAS GAMBLING FILM FESTIVAL is your opportunity to see 22 classic films at Kukui Grove Cinema in Lihue on the big screen the way they were meant to be seen. The tickets may be shared with friends and family. For example, see a film at 4:30 PM then pass the ticket to your cousin to see the show at 6:30 PM. Tickets are on sale at the box office. See 22 movies for one $20 ticket.
Kukui Grove Cinema, Lihue, (808) 245-3552,

January 30, 2019, Thursday
Meet Me in St. Louis, 1944, Judy Garland, Margaret O’Brien, Director: Vincente Minnelli, 113”, 3:30pm
Casino, 1995, Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci. Director: Martin Scorsese, 178”, 6:30pm

January 31, Friday
Meet Me in Las Vegas, 1956, Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, 112”, 3:30pm
Oceans Eleven, 2001, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy García, Julia Roberts, Director: Steven Soderbergh, 117”, 5:40pm
The Cooler, 2003, William H. Macy, Alec Baldwin, Maria Bello, 101”, 7:50pm

February 1, Saturday
Rat Race, 2001, Rowan Atkinson, Whoopi Goldberg, Cuba Gooding Jr., John Cleese Director: Jerry Zucker, 112”, 1:00pm
Molly’s Game, 2017, Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, 141”, 3:10pm
Diamonds Are Forever, 1971, Sean Connery as James Bond, 120”, 5:40pm
Cats, 2019, 110”, 8:00pm

February 2, Sunday
Cats, 2019, 110”, 2:00pm
Indecent Proposal, 1993, Robert Redford, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson, Director: Adrian Lyne, 118”, 4:05pm

February 3, Monday
The Las Vegas Story, 1952, Jane Russell, Victor Mature, Director: Robert Stevenson, 88”, 4:00pm
Over the Top, 1987, Sylvester Stallone, 93”, 5:45pm
Rounders, 1998, Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Director: John Dahl 121”, 7:30pm

February 4, Tuesday
Viva Las Vegas, 1964, Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, 85”, 4:00pm
Hard Eight, 1996, Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson, Director: Paul Thomas Anderson, 102”, 5:40pm
The Big Town, 1987, Matt Dillon, Diane Lane, Tommy Lee Jones, 109”, 7:30pm

February 5, Wednesday
A Big Hand for the Little Lady, 1966, Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward, Jason Robards, 95”, 3:15pm
Now You See Me, 2013, Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, Mélanie Laurent, Michael Caine,  Morgan Freeman. Director: Louis Leterrier, 115”, 5:30pm
“21”,2008, Jim Sturgess, Kevin Spacey, Laurence Fishburne, Kate Bosworth, 123”, 7:30pm

February 6, Thursday
Let It Ride,1989, Richard Dreyfuss, David Johansen, Teri Garr, Jennifer Tilly, 87”, 3:45pm
Fools Rush In,1997, Matthew Perry, Salma Hayek, Director: Andy Tennant, 109”, 5:20pm
The Sting,1973, Paul Newman,Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Director: George Roy Hill, 129”, 7:30pm

February 2020 — Arts & Culture Events

Saturday, February 1 (Honolulu Event)
Hawaii Arts Alliance honoring 2019 Alfred Preis Honoree:
Aaron Mahi — conductor, performer, composer, arranger, educator, pastor and chef — bandmaster and conductor of the Royal Hawaiian Band and the Honolulu Symphony, German Medal of Merit awardee from Republic of Germany and recipient of the Golden Ring of Honor from the Association of German Musicians, and currently with the Sovereign String Ensemble of Hawaii.
At the Halekulani

Sunday, February 2, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
VSH, Kauai, Vegan Potluck and free talk “Detox Made Simple” by Dr. Anya Yushchenko, Kahili Adventist School at Kapaa 7th Day Adventist School, 4-1132 Kuhio Highway
1:00 pm – feast; 2:00-3:00 pm – talk
Bring dish with ingredients list or $10 donation for potluck
Win a $25 gift card for best vegan dish from Eat Healthy Café
Call Robert Zelkovsky (808) 634-6597

Monday, February 3, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2020: “Hula, Mele & Mo’olelo”
Week 3 – Jerry Santos & Kamuela Kimokeo
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom, Wailua
Support provided by Hawai’i Tourism through the Community Enrichment Program;


Friday – Sunday, February 7 – 9, 2020
14th Annual All Angels Music Festival
Friday, Feb 7, 7:00 pm
Jason Gay, Honolulu saxophonist, w/ Matt Lemmier, Abe Lagrimas, Jr. & Darryl Miyasato;
Lao Tizer Trio from LA: Lao Tizer, Ric Fierabracci & Gene Coye –
Distinctive contemporary jazz blended style

Saturday, Feb 8, 7:00 pm
DeShannon Higa, Honolulu trumpeter, w/ Matt Lemmier, Abe Lagrimas, Jr. & Darryl Miyasato
Spanish Flamenco Jazz: Ricardo Garcia, fusion flamenco from Spain, Julie Gunn, vocalist, Amelia Moore, flamenco dancer from Seattle, & Yuichiro Tokuda, saxophonist from Japan

Sunday, Feb 9, 8:30 am & 11:00 am
Jazz Mass! FREE and open to all
— Matt Lemmier, Abe Lagrimas Jr & Darryl Miyasato w/ All Angels Jazz Mass Choir, Soloists & Instrumentalists
at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 4364 Hardy St
Tickets:  $50/concert in advance; $60/concert at the door
Available at St. Michael’s Church; (808) 245-3796
Contact Deb Baumung or Deann Megonnell for sponsorship opportunities

Friday – Sunday, February 7 – 9, 2020 (Hawaii Island Event)
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival
Hawaii Steel Guitar Masters, workshops, jam sessions, open stage
Sessions where amateur & professional Hawaiian Steel Guitarists can present their own program to festival guests
Celebrating grand re-opening and completion of hotel renovation
Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Worldwide
Kohala Coast of the Island of Hawaii
Free to the Public
Info: (808) 375-9379;

Saturday, February 8; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm; registration at 8:00 am
?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.
Vidinha Soccer Field, L?hu?e
Saturday, February, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Registration/Check-in begins at 8:00am
Gate opens to the public at 8:30am
Opening Ceremony begins at 9:00am
P??ani (games) begin at 10:00am
Kama??ina and Malihini (visitors) ages 5 and above are invited to compete in multiple games.
No Entry Fee
Info:  Julie – (808) 635-9028;

Saturday, February 8, 9:30 registration; 10 – 3 Workshop
2020 Feng Shui Benefit Workshop
Enhancing Health, Prosperity & Relationships w/
World Renowned Grandmaster Hong
Participants will gain an understanding of the energetic influences to be experienced during 2020, the Year of the Rat
Location:  Happiness Planting Center, Lihue
Proceeds to benefit the nonprofit Lawai International Center
$200 prepaid by January 25; $225 thereafter; lunch included
Registration by check – mail to Lawai International Center,
3343 Kanakolu St. Lihue HI, 96766; contact Dora Hong at or text (808) 651-8893
Grandmaster Hong is available to feng shui private homes

Sunday, February 9, 9:00 am check-in; 9:30 am boat sails
Hawaii Children’s Theatre Whale Watch & Snorkel Tour Fundraiser
Sail with Captain Andy on his trimaran at a discounted rate; your purchase benefits the Hawaii Children’s Theatre
$85 pre-paid donation
Online reservation:

Monday, February 10, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2020: “Hula, Mele & Mo’olelo”
Week 4 – Michael Pili Pang – Story of Hula in Songs
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom, Wailua
Support provided by Hawai’i Tourism through the Community Enrichment Program;


Tuesday, February 11, Time TBA
National Network of Medical Libraries Book Club Discussion:
Heart: A History by Sandeep Jauhar
Discussion by cardiologist & best selling author Sandeep Jauhar
Call (808) 821-4422 to sign up the the book discussion and receive a free book bag and your complimentary copy of Heart: A History
Kapaa Public Library Meeting Room
Refreshments will be provided by Friend of Kapaa Public Library

Friday, February 14, 7:00 pm
KISS and Matt Lemmier’s Jazz Singer Night LOVE Concert
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with New Orleans Jazz Professor Matt Lemmier and Kauai Island Singers Showcase at Jazz Singer Night 3
Featuring Matt Lemmier on piano and vocals along with KISS vocalists Barbara Pendragon, Melissa Mojo, Christine Melamed, Dhyana Dunville, Steve Backinoff, Trishana Star, Mary Ellen Kopitzke and Diana Leone
Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 at the door;
or call (800) 838-3006

Friday, February 14 to Wednesday, February 26
Meet the Quilters Reception, Friday, February 14, 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Kauai Quilt Show 2020
Over 70 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;
Visit the Quilt Boutique for one-of-a-kind handmade items
Vote for “Viewers Choice 2020”
Kauai Society of Artists Gallery, Kukui Grove Mall (behind Longs)
Sponsored by Vicky’s Fabric, Kapaia Stitchery & Discount Fabric Warehouse
Info:  Lea Ingram, (808) 652-2261;

Monday, February 17, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2020: “Hula, Mele & Mo’olelo”
Week 5 – Kupaoa — Lihau & Kellen Paik
& the Ke ‘Ala Aumoe Dancers
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom, Wailua
Support provided by Hawai’i Tourism through the Community Enrichment Program;


Thursday, February 20, 6:30 pm
He Inoa No Kaumuali’i Maika’i Kaua’i
Kumu Kehaulani Kekua shares mana’o on the ties between Kaumuali’i and Kaua’i based on his mele inoa
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School

Thursday, February 20, 9:00 am
43rd Annual Waimea Town Celebration: Kauai Paniolo Showdown Rodeo
Largest traditional rodeo in the Hawaiian Islands – Paniolo Poowalu & Double Mugging, unique to Hawaii Rodeos
The Friendship Do Ranch (old Waimea Dairy)
Tickets:  $5 – Adults; $3 – Children 5 – 12 yrs
Info:  Historic Waimea Theater & Cultural Arts Center,
(808) 651-5744

Thursday, February 20, 6:30 pm
43rd Annual Waimea Town Celebration:  Tales & Treats
Stories & Songs from the Hawaiian Cowboy, Hawaiian Storyteller Moses Good explore Duke Kahanamoku
Historic Waimea Theater
Info:  Historic Waimea Theater & Cultural Arts Center,
(808) 651-5744

Friday, February 21, 5:30 pm
43rd Annual Waimea Town Celebration:
Heritage of Aloha Ho’olaulea
Old Waimea Sugar Mill, Waimea
Free & Open to the Public
Info:  Historic Waimea Theater & Cultural Arts Center,
(808) 651-5744

Thursdays – Sundays; February 20 — March 8
Thurs, Fri, Sat 7:00 pm; Sundays 4:00 pm
Kauai Community Players presents
“She Kills Monsters”
Sweet tale of friendship, loss and acceptance
Directed by Jenna Cedusky; written by Qui Nguyen
Puhi Warehouse Theater, 4411 Kikowaena St, Puhi
Tickets Online: 

Monday, February 24, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2020: “Hula, Mele & Mo’olelo”
Week 6 – NUE – Na ‘Ukulele ‘Ekolu
(Bryan Tolentino, Kama Hopkins, Halehaku Seabury)
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom, Wailua
Support provided by Hawai’i Tourism through the Community Enrichment Program;


Saturday, February 29, 6:30 – 8:30 pm; Doors open at 5:45 pm
Grove Farm Museum presents Historic Movie Nights
Second of four: West Side Stories of the Garden Isle
Family Films – 1st of 4-part Series
(Other films to follow:  Long SugarKauai Plantation Life)
Adults $5; Keiki 5 – 12 $3; Free Keiki under 5
Food & refreshments for sale
Bring your chairs and blankets
Grove Farm Homesteads Museum, 4050 Nawiliwili Road
Info:  (808) 245-3202

Friday, Saturday & Sunday — February 28, 29 and March 1
E Pili Kakou I Ho’okahi Lahui
EPK I Ho’okahi Lahui is a 3-day event that brings together some of Hawaii’s most accomplished kumu hula and cultural specialists to teach workshops in all styles of hula and chanting as well as to share the stories and spirituality behind the dance. The event also showcases many of the arts & crafts unique to the islands. The setting is non-competitive and open which fosters a feeling of “lokahi” or unity amongst a diversity of hula practitioners worldwide. EPK is currently embarking on its 23rd annual event with over thirty successful hula retreats across 4 countries.
Location:  Kauai Beach Resort

March Arts & Culture Events

Monday, March 2, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2020: “Hula, Mele & Mo’olelo”
Week 7 – Napua Greig
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom, Wailua
Support provided by Hawai’i Tourism through the Community Enrichment Program;


Monday, March 9, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2020: “Hula, Mele & Mo’olelo”
Week 8 –  Walt Keale & LT Smooth
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom, Wailua
Support provided by Hawai’i Tourism through the Community Enrichment Program;


Saturday, March 14, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
10th Annual Anahola Prince Kuhio Day Celebration
Ho’okupu protocol ceremony begins at 11:00 am;
exhibits, live music, hula, entertainment, food & crafts booths
Anahola Beach Park – mauka side, Anahola
Turn makai from highway 56 on to Anahola Road
Free & Open to the Public
Info:  La Contrades or Kahanu Keawe –;
(808) 392-6119

Monday, March 16, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2020: “Hula, Mele & Mo’olelo”
Week 9 – Natalie Ai & I’olani Kamau’u & Sha-Lei Kamau’u
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom, Wailua
Support provided by Hawai’i Tourism through the Community Enrichment Program;


Saturday, March 21, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Garden Island Arts Council presents
Hawaiian Sovereign String Band Concert
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall
Ticketed Event

Monday, March 23, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2020: “Hula, Mele & Mo’olelo”
Week 10 – ‘Oiwi/ John Mahi presents Kauai Leo Kie Kie Singers
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom, Wailua
Support provided by Hawai’i Tourism through the Community Enrichment Program;


April Arts & Culture Events

Thursdays – Saturdays, April 3 – 19
Thursdays- Saturdays, 7:00 pm; Sundays, 4:00 pm
Kauai Community Players presents
Noises Off
“The most dexterously realized comedy ever about putting on a comedy. A spectacularly funny, peerless backstage farce. This dizzy, well-known romp is festival of delirium”
Directed by Arnold Meister; Book by Michael Frayn
Tickets online: 

Saturday, April 11, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Kauai Concert Association presents
La Voix Returns to Kauai!
Semi-Finalist of Britain’s Got Talent & Star of the AbFab Movie
UK’s Most Dazzling performer
Live Singing, Fabulous Musicians, Hilarious Comedy, Most Amazing Gowns!
Kauai Community College PAC
Tickets:  $30 – $35 (Sold Out in 2019)
Info:  (808) 245-7464

Thursday, April 16, 6:30 pm
Kaumuali’i Mo’olelo & KauaiNuiKuapapa
Kumu Keao NeSmith shares stories of the King from youth to Monarch; his dedication to a peaceful prosperous island & people; and his interest in various innovation & cultures as they arrive on his shores. His vision for  sustainable vibrant Kaua’i is still alive in the Westside community today.

MAY Arts & Culture Events

Friday-Saturday, May 8-9
Kauai Geneology Conference – Mo’oku’auhau O Ka Lahui
Presentations, exhibits & artifacts from Aletha Kaohi, Brook Kapukuniahi Parker, Ku’ualoha Ho’omanawanui, Keao Nesmith & ohana
Hyatt Kauai Resort
Details to follow in January

Saturday, May 9, 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
May Day by the Bay
Wai’oli Beach Park, Hanalei
Cost:  $5
Info:  ‘Ahahui Kiwila Hawaii ‘O Mo’ikeha
(808) 635-9028

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Every second Saturday of the month: 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Open House at Warehouse 3540
music, food, shops and galleries
3540 Koloa Road, Lawai
Info:  Leah Brown (808) 346-1523

Every Wednesday, 1:00 pm
Paper Craft Maker Space
Cut, Paste, Fold, Assemble, Color, Shape, Laugh, Learn with other paper craftors and paper maker artists – individual or group projects
Gifts for yourself or to sell at the Library book sales
Lihue Public Library Conference Room, 4344 Hardy Street?Info:  (808) 241-3222, Carolyn Larson

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: “…and how does your garden grow?”
United side: “Malama HULEIA
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 Players 2020 Season:
The Rocky Horror Show — This cult classic is over 40 years old and is playing to sold out audiences nationwide. Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist.
Written by Richard O’Brien, directed by Jennifer Takenaka

She Kills Monsters — A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister.
Written by Qui Nguyen, directed by Jenna Cedusky

Noises Off – Noises Off is a farcical comedy of legendary proportions which, in three acts, shows what is happening on stage and behind the scenes while a chaotic theatre company is performing “Nothing On.”
Written by Michael Frayn; directed by Arnold Meister

Hair – Hair tells the story of the “tribe”, a group of politically active, long-haired hippies of the “Age of Aquarius” living a bohemian life in New York City and fighting against conscription into the Vietnam War.
Books & Lyrics by Gerome Ragni & James Rado; Music by Galt MacDermot’
Directed by Kevin Schwoebel

Every first Saturday of month, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lawai International Center Community Caring Day
Nurture grounds and plant orchids; lunch will be served
Bring gloves, clippers, sickles, rakes, weed whackers, hedge trimmers/cutters
Info:; (808) 639-4300;

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

Kauai County Farm Bureau presents:
Wednesdays, 3:30 – 6:00 pm, Kauai Culinary Market, The Shops at Kukuiula
Saturdays, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm, Kauai Community Market, KCC parking lot
Info:  KCFB (808) 855-5429; KCC Market Manager (808) 652-3217

The Mokan Nokan Show
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

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

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

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

Second Saturday of each month, 8:30 pm until lunch
Friends of the Path Clean Up
Ke Ala Hele Makalae, the path that goes by the coast
Potluck lunch at 11:00 am
Meet at the rest pavilion makai of the Kapaa Neighborhood Center
Info:  Brett, (808) 639-4561

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

Every Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m.
Kauai Baby Swimming Safety Skills
Lava Lava Beach Club
Info: Anastasia,

First Saturday of the Month 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;


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

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

Sundays 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
88 Shrines at Lawai International Center
Tour times:  10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm
Brief video & talk story session by Lynn Muramoto
Donations are appreciated
Info:  (808) 639-4300,

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

Ongoing Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Aloha International’s
“Halau Hula Na Lei Kupua 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
Ongoing & drop in adult guests are welcome; No prior experience required
Kilauea Dance & Fitness Center
$15 donation
Info:  Call Fern Merle-Jones, (808) 639-0964;

2nd, 3rd, 4th Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Kauai Museum’s Saturday Clubs
monthly workshops on unique island traditions
Kauai Museum daily public tours, 10:30 am to noon
Led by knowledgeable & entertaining docents
Free with admission to the museum
The Kauai Museum, Keepers of the Culture
Info:  (808) 245-6931

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


Kauai Dance Theatre

Summer/Fall Term begins August 12

12 week dance sessions in Kalaheo for ages 4 yrs to adult
Ballet – Pre-ballet through Ballet Level V
Tap Dance – beginner, intermediate, morning short term adult classes
Private lessons in ballet, tap, contemporary styles available
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 Sunday, 4:30-7:30 pm
Open Mic
Paco’s Tacos Cantina, Poipu

Every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Group `Ukulele Classes by Kirk Smart
Hanalei Strings and Things, Ching Young Village, Hanalei
Info:  Kirk Smart,; (808) 826,9633

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

Every Wednesday Night, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Larry Rivera’s Love & Aloha Show (Every Wednesday)
Larry & Lurline performing
Cafe Portofino, Kalapaki
Other Larry Rivera Live Performances:
Every Friday Afternoon, 5:00 pm
Coconut Marketplace Center Stage, Waipouli
Every Saturday, 1:00 pm
Kauai Museum, Lihue
Every Sunday, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Garden Island Grill, Koloa town
Info:  Larry Rivera,


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

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

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

Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30 – 9:45 am
Aloha Aerobics
Stretch, step and weights – complete fun workshop for Baby Boomers in particular; All Welcome
All Saints Gym, Kapaa
Info:  (808) 822-3817

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