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Mid-May Arts & Culture Events


Please check with all events as many have been cancelled or postponed to later date!


Saturday, May 30, Noon – 4:00 pm
Entry Day for 2nd Annual Washed Up Show
“Washed Up, 2020” is Back!
Requirements: All artists & volunteers MUST wear facemasks and observe social distancing; Three artists at a time to drop off art work; indicate your drop-off time via
No opening reception; shorter daily exhibition hours – noon to 4 pm
Artwork: created from 50% man-made marine debri (natural debri no included in the 50%); all marine debri must be cleaned properly – soaked in vinegar-water for at least one day; previous work shown will be be accepted.
Entry forms:
Co-sponsored by “Surfrider Foundation/Kauai”


Kauai Community College Office of Continuing Education
Online Classes offered

Register:; or call KCC-OCET (808) 245-8318


forKAUA’I Newspaper shared this information:

Fresh Produce delivered to your door:

Buena Vista Gardens (Wainiha to Kapaa)
(631) 974-1583; Instagram@buenavistagardens

Fruit & Juice Delivery (Princeville to Puhi)
Coconut water & meat, orange & tangelo juice, bananas & fruits
$20 delivery minimum
Text Russell at (808) 652-3184

Hale Puna Westside CSA (Hanapepe, Waimea, Kekaha)
Local deliveries & pick-ups at Hale Puna Farm in Waimea
Accepts SNAP/EBT & Senior FMNP

Kauai Kunana Dairy (Hanalei to Po’ipu)
Goat milk products, organic fruit & veg, farm kitchen specialties; beehive products
Order & pay online w/ credit card:
Free deliveries for orders $50 or more
Deliveries on Wednesday between Princeville & Lihue
Deliveries on Saturday between Hanalei & Poipu
Accepts Senior FMNP coupons

Leialoha Tropicals/RJ’s Farm (Wailua Homesteads)
Produce-papaya, greens, bok choy, sweet potato, moringa, zucchini, lettuce, cucumber, ginger, turmeric & tropical flowers
Delivery to Wailua Homesteads, especially to homebound seniors;
Payment by credit card. Text May at (808) 652-5348

Lin’s Farm (Hanamaulu/ Lihue/Puhi)
Variety of vegetables for ordering & pickup in Hanamaulu or delivery within Lihue to Puhi; $25 minimum for delivery
Call (808) 779-9396

Monkeypod Jam CSA (Kalaheo to Poipu)
Produce boxes & take-out products from Lawai storefront; delivery available.
Order at

Ohana Health CSA (Kapaa to Lihue)
Family Boxes $60 or $30
Asian vegetables, salads, seasonal fruits, enough for family of 2 or 4
Accepts Venmo payment only
Contact Mark jones (808) 634-1741

Rising Sun Organic Farm CSA (Hanalei to Poipu)
Diverse Options $20 – $100 or more

Delivery points from Hanalei to Poipu Monday & Wednesday
Contact Nakai (808) 652-3057

Spirit of the Earth CSA (Hanalei to Koloa)
CSA delivery or on-farm pickup in Anahola
Call (808) 822-7899 or text (808) 482-1593
Accepts Senior FMNP coupons For listing of take-out food orders


Hawaii State Public Library System Announces Temporary Closure

HONOLULU — In response to recent guidance around social distancing issued by the Centers for Disease Control and the State Department of Health, the Hawaii State Public Library System has made the difficult decision to close all public library locations for public access effective March 18 – 31, 2020. Bookmobile services will also be suspended. During these uncertain times, the Hawaii State Public Library System thanks the public for their support and patience as we continue to evaluate and adjust our operations because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of our communities is our top priority.

Library Materials:

Don’t worry about fine and fees – in order to provide equitable access to resources, due dates and holds will be automatically extended to accommodate the closure period. Patrons may continue to drop off library books and materials at any of our library branches.

Online Resources:

The Hawaii State Public Library System is always open at with many amazing online resources that are available 24/7 for free with your library card. Our online collection includes: ebooks and audiobooks; digital magazines and newspapers, including the New York Times; homework resources, such as Mango languages; and other online learning tools.

We realize that the temporary closure of our libraries may present a hardship for our patrons, but we’re working on innovative solutions to ensure library access in the future. Updates will be posted on our website as they become available.

Thank you for your continued cooperation and understanding as we navigate through this unprecedented time. We look forward to welcoming everyone back to the Hawaii State Public Library System libraries soon.


Saint Michael’s Church worship services and events until further notice

Guardian Self Storage offices in Puhi and Kalapaki close indefinitely.

Access to storage facilities continue; essentials only.

Kauai Buddhist Council:  Kauai Bon Dance 2020 Season Cancelled!

Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge Temporarily Suspending Public Visitation!


MAY 8, 9, 15; 7:00 PM
Back by Popular Demand
Kauai Community Players
The Rocky Horror Show Encore
Three Midnight Performances – May 8, 9, 15th


Friday, May 8, 10 am – 7 pm; Saturday, May 9, 8 am – 4 pm

Kauai Geneology Conference – Mo’oku’auhau O Ka Lahui

Friday – brief presentations during day for school groups & visitors (Free)

6:00 pm Dr. Ku’ualoha Ho’omanawanui, UH Manoa, Voices of Fire: Remembering, Reclaiming & renewing:  Mo’okud‘auhau O Ka Lahui

Saturday – Aletha Kaohi: Kaumuali’i’s Tapa Moe: A Kaua’i Family Legacy; Brook Kapukuniahi Parker:  Honoring Our Ancestors Through the Talents We Share

Other Presenters:  KauaiNuiKuapapa/Dr. Keao NeSmith & Navigating a free Genealogy Website/ Linda Gonsalves/ others TBA

Hyatt Kauai Resort Kauai Ballroom

Registration $75, including meals & resources

Contact Maureen for exhibit or Hana No’eau Table or to volunteer:


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


May 19 & 20; 6:30 pm

Auditions for 

“Hawaii’s (Un)Official History”

Written by Cass Foster & Bill Alewyn

Directed by Cass Foster

Rehearsals start June 8

WIT’s End, Kukui Grove Mall, next to Bread & Deli Connection

June Art & Culture Events

Hawaii Children’s Theatre
Summer Theatre Programs – Summer Stars Online 2020

Rising Stars, June 8 – July 16; ages 7 – 15, M-F, 8:15 am – 12 pm
Letters Alive!, June 8 – July 7, ages 7 – 15; M-F 12:30 – 2 pm
The Show Must Go ONLINE! June 15 – July 2; ages 8–15; M-F 2:30–5 pm

Friday, May 29 & Saturday, May 30; 3 – 5 pm
Auditions for HCT’s After Dark “Be More Chill”
Puhi Theatrical Warehouse; Social distancing rules apply; ages 15+
(Video submissions are encouraged)

June 18 – August 3; Tuesdays, 10 am – 11:30 am; Fridays by appointment; ages 14 – 18
6-Week Teen Dramatic Writing Intensive – FREE!! ONLINE!
Instructor: Juli Blachowiack; or call (808) 246-8985


Saturday, August 22, 7:00 pm; Doors open at 5:30 pm
“An Evening of Hawaiian Music”
Keola Beamer, Jeff Peterson & Uluwehi Guerrero
With Moanalani Beamer
Mokihana Club Benefit Concert & Silent Auction
Benefits Nursing Students, Music Students
& Community Outreach Projects
Kauai Beach Resort, Wailua
Tickets $50 General; $75 Gold Circle
Tickets: (808) 755-5235

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Many ongoing events may be cancelled or postponed!


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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

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)


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