email to get listing in advance




May 17 – June 29; 5:00 – 9:00 pm

Landscape Industry Certified Training

For Landscape workers or serious gardeners

Prepare for Landscape Industry Certified Exam

Kauai Community College, OCET Multipurpose Classroom & Farm

Tuition:  $495 person or $75 per session

Register:  245-8318


Saturday, May 19; 6:00 pm

Kanuikapono Public Charter School presents

10th Anniversary Fundraiser

Prince Humehume, Heir to the Kingdom of Kauai

delicious lunch booth available, live entertainment, crafts fair,

silent auction, multi-media drama production

Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center

6:00 pm – Evening celebration with Dinner

Adults $75 ($80 at door);

Students ages 5 – 15, $50 ($55 at door)

Show Only $20

Children Under 5 – Free

For Tickets, call (808) 645-6038


Sunday, May 20, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Kauai Hospice presents

Kauai Style Tour of Island Homes

11th Biennial Event benefitting Kauai Hospice

Showcasing nine extraordinary Kauai Island Properties

from Lihue to South Shore; self-driven tour

Reception at the National Tropical Botanical Garden, Poipu – 2 – 5 pm

Tickets $85, available at Kauai Hospice, M – F, 10 am – 3 pm


Contact:  Kauai Hospice, 245-7277,



Sunday, May 20, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

“Paint Our Garden” Workshop

Watercolor Landscapes with Patrice Pendarvis

All materials included; beginners welcome

$50 registration fee; limited to 8 students

Register:  call Patrice (808) 635-2930

Painting Exotic Tropical Flowers with Marionette

$40. limit of 8 students

Register: call Marionette (808) 631-9173

Plein Air Oil painting w/ Dawn Lundquist

$57, materials included, limit 7 students

Register: Call Dawn (808) 635-2785

Live Plein Air painting with watercolorist Emily Miller

and pastel artist Helen Turner

National Tropical Botanical Gardens Southshore Visitor Center, 742-2433


Thursday, May 24, 6:00 pm

11th Annual Kauai Polynesian Festival Talent Show

“U Tink U Got Talent?”

Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center


Thursday, May 24 – Sunday, May 27

11th Annual Kauai Polynesian Festival Talent Show

Vidinha Stadium


Sunday, May 27, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

88 Shrines at Lawai International Center

Brief video & Talk Story Session, walk on hill path

Wear Comfortable Shoes

Tour Times:  10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm

donations appreciated

(808) 639-4300,


Sunday, May 27

Annual Banana Poka Festival

Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow, Koke’e State Park

Contact:  Hui o Laka


Sunday, May 27, 7:00 pm

Dances of Universal Peace

Life music, Devotional movement

no experience necessary

Storybook Theatre, Hanapepe

Call Steve at 828-0416


Monday, May 28, 2:00 pm

Ballet Kauai Premiere Showcase 2012

Daniel Nelson, Director

Featuring:  Portia Chuah, Athina Chuah, Lia Yamasato,

Beorn Chantara, Sarah Britt, Kiran Abrams

Presenting excerpts from Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty,

Le Corsaire, Nutcracker

(choreographers – Marius Petipa, Joseph Mazilier, Daniel Nelson)

All Saints Gym (The Red Barn in Kapaa)

Tickets $5 at the door


May 29, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Opening of the Lydgate Camp Ground

Kamalani Pavilion

by invitation


Tuesday, May 29 – Tuesday, July 17th

Mondays:  2:30 – 5:30 pm

Tuesdays: 1:30 – 4:30 pm

Figure Drawing Class

Instructor:  Francis duBois

8 weeks, 16 classes, 48 hours

$300 per student

Kauai Community College OCET (Office of Continuing Education & Training)

Classroom:  Fine Arts Room 105

Register:  (808) 245-8318


Wednesday, May 30, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Child & Family Services invites you to

Hale Ho’omalu Family Center Blessing Ceremony

4-1112 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa

RSVP to Kanoe by May 22,



Thursday, May 31; Doors open at 4:30 pm

Love Life #4

Family event to create a drug-free and suicide-free culture in Hawaii

All-styles Dance Showcase, 5:00 & 7:30 pm

Wild and Free Fashion Show, 7:00 pm

info: <>

The Hip-Hop Arena by AudioBlade & DKC Productions

Creative Vendors & Artists

Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall

$10 Admission; kids 12 & younger Free

Tix Outlets:  Little Fish Coffee Hanapepe

KUGA House, Kalaheo Cafe, The Wine Shop Koloa,

Halelea Gallery kukuiula Shopping Village,

Work it Out!, Small Town Coffee, Harvest Market Hanalei

Info:; or call Lila 651-4383


Thursday, May 31, 11:30 am

Kauai Chamber of Commerce

14th Annual Governor’s Luncheon

Governor Neil Abercrombie Legislative Update – 12:30 pm

Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club

Register:  Kauai Chamber of Commerce by May 28



June 1 & 2, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Friends of the Lihue Library Used Book Sale

Books, CD’s, DVD’s — $1 to $2

Library Conference Room

Proceeds support library programs and services

Call 241-3222


June 2, 8:00 am – 12:00 noon

Seminar:  Photoshop Elements 10.0 Made Simple

Instructor:  Tom Grollman

For digital photographers, editing capabilities

Both Mac and Windows platform

KCC Office of Continuing Education & Training (OCET)

Register:  (808) 245-8318, M-F 8:00 am – 2:30 pm

Course Fee: $49, 4-hour workshop


June 2, 9:30 am – Noon

End of Life Workshop

“No one wants to talk about it…but death happens, and it’s best to be prepared”

Michael Ratcliff, Esq, The Seniors Law Program – legal will for heirs

Jim Jennings and Pat Hillegonds – health directives & end-of-life decisions

The Rev. Bill Miller – making funeral arrangements

St Michaels & All Angels Episcopal Church

RSVP:  245-3796; Email <>


Thursday – Sunday, June 7 – 10

Garden Island Arts Council presents

Fourth Hawaiian Language Songwriters Camp

Instructors:  Dennis Kamakahi, Keao Nesmith, Kiope Raymond

CCC Camp, Koke’e

Register with Katherine, 346-5800



Friday, June 8 (second Friday every month)

YMCA North Shore Dance Party

7:00 – 8:00 pm Tango

8:00 – 10:00 pm Variety of Swing, Ballroom, Latin

No partner necessary; all levels welcome

$5 donation

sponsored by YMCA & Kauai Parks & Rec



Saturday, June 16, 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Waioli Mission House & Grove Farm Museums present

The 2nd Annual Kauai Plein Air Invitational

Art Sale & Reception Fundraiser

Meet the artists & acquire original works of art

Featuring works by 16 Island Artists

Susie Anderson, Pierre Bouret, Lynne Boyer,

Saim Caglayan, Mike Carroll, Angela Headley,

James Ingham, Kyoko Ishigami, Jack Murray,

Giorgio Naranjo, Andrea Peeler, Jeni Prince,

Cynthia Riedel, Fred Tangalin, Devi Town, Martin Wessler

Grove Farm Museum, 4050 Nawiliwili Road, Lihue

Music, Refreshments & Tours of Grove Farm Plantation Homestead

$20 Admission

Contact:  Barb Kennedy, 826-1528


June 17

Women Artists of Kauai Summer Arts Festival

National Tropical Botanical Gardens Southshore Visitor Center

Patrice Pendarvis demonstration & new paintings

call Patrice (808) 635-2930


Saturday – Sunday, June 23 – 24, 9:00 – 5:00/9:00 – 4:00

2nd Annual Right Brain Drawing Workshop

Instructor Paulette Purser

Princeville Community Center, 4334 Emmalani Drive

$145 plus $15 for supplies, limited to 17 students

Info:  Hob Osterlund, <>, (808) 826-6286


August 4 & 5, 10:00 am (gates open at 9:00 amm)

11th Annual Heiva i Kauai Iaorana Tahiti

Solo and group Tahitian dance & drumming competition

Dance exhibitions by Oahu’s award winning Te vai Ura Nui

Polynesian Artists & Cultural demonstrations

Island Foods & Polynesian Crafts

Silent Auction daily

Kapa’a Beach Park

Admission $5; children 6 and younger FREE

sponsored by HTA & County of Kauai

Tahitian dance and drumming workshops open to the public

ADA & information:  (808) 822-9447

Contact:  Pat Finberg, (808) 823-8464, <>







They are back!

Every Monday, 7:00 pm

The Complete History of America (abridged)

500 years of American history in the spirit of Monty Python & the 3 Stooges

Starring Jeff Demma, Ian Foster, Aaron Martin (New Cast)

5:00 pm:  Sit-down 3-course dinner w/ five entree choices

The Aston Aloha Beach Hotel, located at the Wailua river mouth

3-5920 Kuhio Highway

Reservations:; (808) 212-8444




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! for more info or call 808~631~9173.





Every Monday, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

“Malama the Aina”

Calling volunteers to Coco Palms

Restoring this sacred site so traditional cultural practices can return with integrity

Kauai Landscape and Nursery has prepped the area

Volunteers needed to mow grass, haul fronds and coconuts to green waste dumpsters, chop vines, lop weed saplings

Refreshing coconut water is served island style from coconuts

Contact:  Tek Nickerson; Phil Villatora



HAL side:   Bees Are Our Business

United Airlines side:  NOAA on Kaua’i 

Brought to you by Garden Island Arts Council

Funded by a grant through the Hawai’i Tourism Authority

In cooperation with the County of Kaua’I Office of Economic Development

(open to all passengers in transit)


Open for business:

“The Grove Cafe”,  home of the Waimea Brewing Company

featuring brew from Kona Brewing Company, Maui Brewing Company,

and (soon) Kauai Island Brewing Company

New menu with daily specials perfect for affordable family dining

Entertainment:  Uncle Ambrose Smith and his group on Thursdays;

Charlie, Dayne & John on Wednesdays & Fridays;

Karaoke on Sundays

Contact:  Waimea Plantation Cottages, 338-1625


Kekaha Community Garden Membership is open

Communal gardening – 2 hours per week of food, fun and health

Replace your monthly produce bill with $35 per month fees –

includes weekly box of food; free compost bins for residents by appt

Open daily, group meets Sundays from 4 – 6 pm

8610 Kiowea Road, St Pauls Episcopal Church, Kekaha

Contact: <>  651-5197


Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat

7:30 – 11:00 am; 11:45 am – 4:15 pm

Kauai Resource Center Open & Accepting Recyclables

Redeem HI5 bottles, plastic #1&2, aluminum,

Cardboard, Mixed paper, glass, newspaper


Saturdays monthly, 8:30 am

Forest Workday

Koke’e CCC Camp

Register:  Koke’e Natural History Musuem

(808) 335-9975.


Saturdays, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

during the hours of the Hanalei Farmers Market

North Shore Psychic Faire

Metaphysical Artists providing their expertise to the community

in fun and healing atmosphere — all are welcome

Tarot, Astrology, Psychic Readings, Healing Mandalas

Hanalei Community Center Meeting Room

Contact:  Bard Widmer (808) 652-9897


Every second Saturday

Art, surf movies, hula

Hanalei Town

Contact:  Joel Guy or

Christine Bayley-Wortley,


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

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 – 8:00 pm

Sing, Dance and Feel the vibrational sounds of energetic kirtan

guided yoga breathing and spiritual insights from sacred yoga texts

Indian sweets and beverages

Hanalei Community Center

Free and open to the public, 821-1424


Every Monday at 3:00 pm

Outdoor Farmer’s Market

Kukui Grove Center (behind 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 27” 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.

$79.00  w/ 3 night minimum (std King or Queen room)

$99.00 (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.  Visit our website for pictures at

Fax: 1-808-245-3004

We look forward to having you as our guest!




2012 Bon Dance Schedule

June 8 – 9, 7:30 pm – Kapaa Honpa Hongwanji

June 15 – 16, 7:30 pm – Waimea Higashi Hongwanji

June 22 – 23, 7:30 pm – Kauai Soto Sen Temple, Hanapepe

June 29 – 30, 7:30 pm – Koloa Jodo Mission

July 13 – 14, 7:30 pm – WKH Hanapepe Hongwanji Temple

July 20 – 21: 7:30 pm – Lihue Hongwanji Mission

July 27 – 28, 7:30 pm – Waimea Shingon Mission

August 3 – 4, 7:30 pm – Kapaa Jodo Mission

August 10 – 11, 7:30 pm – WKH Waimea Temple, Valley


Thursdays, 6:30 – 7:45 pm

Tai Chi Chuan & Chi Gung

Core Holistic Integration

Francis DuBois instructor

Martial Arts practitioner since 1976

Author:  Introduction to Tai Chi Chuan

at Children of the Land, 4-831 Kuhio Highway

Open to students at any level

Integrated approach w/ layers of intention and purpose

Ancient Chinese Health Exercises, bio-mechanics, energy flow,

breath, martial applications & psychological aspects

Donations appreciated; partial proceeds to support Children of the Land

Contact:  francis dubois <>, 635-9868


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 – cultural education, friendship & fun!

Tahitian Dance for Adults/Teens 7:30 pm & Keiki 6:16 pm

taught by Leilani Low, assisted by Ariel Leilani Bond

Wednesdays, All Saints Church Gym, Kapaa

Hula Classes for Adults/Teens & Keiki

Mondays, All Saints Gym

Tuesdays, Koloa Neighborhood center

Register w/ Leilani (Rivera) Low, 651-0682


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


Second and Last Sunday, 10 am – 3 pm

88 Shrines at Lawai International Center

Tour times:  10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm

Brief video and talk story session by Lynn Muramoto

Donations are appreciated

Info: 639-4300,


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 Kaua;I Museum, Keepers of the Culture

Info:  245-6931


Second and Fourth Sunday every Month, 1:30 – 3:00 pm

Reiki with Renee!

Reiki Energy Healing Circle

Hawaii Holistic Health Center, 4585 Lehua St. #11

(above Hoku Foods in Kapaa)


Call or email  Renee, 821-2243, <>



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




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

Argentine Tango for absolute beginners begin in June

No experience or partner necessary

$5 per class

Tango Tuesdays, 7 – 9 pm – Small Town Coffee Shop, music and dancing

Info:  Maurizia Zanin, (808) 635-8049,


North Shore High Beginner/Intermediate Line Dance Class! 

Ongoing – dance experience required!

Every Friday morning, 10-11:30am.

Dance to all kinds of awesome,

fun music, great exercise, great fun and no partner

required!  $8 per class.  Instructor: Gina Mello

Church of the Pacific, Princeville.  Questions call Gina 212-1847 or


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

Master Classes with instructors from “So You Think You Can Dance”

Elite Company Groups

Travel to National Dance Conventions

Freaky Fridays at Kukui Grove Center every October

Beginner through Advanced welcome

Contact:  Tiffany Dodge




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 Friday Night, 7:00 pm

Live Country Music with Billy Paul

Kalaheo Steak & Ribs Saloon

Saloon: 332-4444

Billy Paul:  634-8001


Opening the Channel

Private Voice Sessions with Hezar Courson

Private Sessions – 1.5 hours for $75

2 hours for $85 + 30 minutes on sound table

Contact:  Hezar Courson, (808) 652-8750


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, <>


Friday nights 7:00-8:00pm

Friday Nights on the Mall

Entertainment at Center Stage

Kukui Grove Center

Contact:  245-7784









Promotes balancing the body for greater health, increasing vitality, and radiating more energy

Wednesdays, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon

LOCATION:  SUN VILLAGE, 3-3400 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue 96766


Turn into Wilcox Hospital at light, drive past hospital, turn right

after Garden Court “B”, drive downhill and turn left into

Visitors Parking Lot, walk across parking lots to

VILLAGE HALL “D” on left, enter Rec Room.

Mondays & thursdays, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Multipurpose Facility, Kalepa Village, 4535 Kalepa Circle, Hanamaulu 96766

Enter Kalepa Village, take first left, Multipurpose Facility is bldg on the left

Turn into circle & park

No fee for the sessions; contact <>

For more information, contact Dora Hong,

Questions:  Call Peter Sterne, 635-0306

REJUVENATION: information for those who have taken the class; email


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 – 9 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, <>


Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30 – 9:45 am

Aloha Aerobics

Stretch, step and weights – complete fun workshop for Baby Boomers in particular

All Saints Gym, Kapaa

All Welcome

Contact:  822-3817


Morning Exercise in Kalaheo

“Stretch and Tone” on Mondays, 8:30 – 9:30 AM – Pilates-inspired exercises to stretch, strengthen and tone muscles in a fitness format

“FitDance Fusion”  on Fridays, 8:30 – 9:30 AM – standing stretches, 20 min. simple aerobic dance movement, toning floor exercises

Both classes are ongoing at Kauai Dance Theatre’s Kalaheo studio – call for location, details, current schedule

Bring exercise mat or thick towel for floor work; wear comfortable clothes, athletic shoes if desired for aerobic dance on Fridays

$7/class, $26/4 class card, $48/8 class card

Contact:  Janie Crane, 332-9737,


Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1 – 2 pm

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

Especially for those with Arthritis

Cis Odell – instructor

Dress comfortably

Check with doctor before beginning any exercise program

Contact:  596-2900, Jennifer DeMarrre, Director


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