November 2017 ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR On Kauai

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November Arts & Culture Events

September 27-November 30, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
October 21, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Remains of a Rainbow: Rare Plants and Animals of Hawai’i — a photography exhibit presented by the National Tropical Botanical Garden.
Location: NTGB Botanical Research Center, 3530 Papalina Road, Kalaheo
Cost: Free (but donations are welcome)

November 3, 4, 5; Fri/Sat 7pm, Sunday 4pm

Island School Theatre Company presents, S. E. Hinton’s “The Outsiders” – a classic coming of age drama set in the mid 1960s. Best for audiences ages 12+.
Island School Main Hall
Tickets $6 at the door.
Contact: Peggy Ellenburg, 808-246-0233

Friday, November 3, 7:00 pm
Saturday, November 4, 3:00 and 7:00 pm
Sunday, November 5, 3:00 pm
KPAC proudly presents the play:
Almost, Maine by John Cariani
Directed by Cher Ellwood
Featuring 28 High School Students from Kauai, Kapaa, Waimea HS
Welcome to Almost, Maine, a town that’s so far north, it’s almost not in the United States—it’s almost in Canada. And it almost doesn’t exist. It’s just…Almost, Maine.
Location:  Kauai High School Room R-3
Tickets $8 for students/$10 for adults, Limited Seating
Reserve a tix: Text KPAC @ (808) 977-0051 with your name and number of tickets; which performance

Saturday, November 4, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
4th Annual Holiday Craft & Rummage Sale
Koloa Missionary Church, 3370 Poipu Road, Koloa
Contact:  (808) 742-6777

Saturday, November 4, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
CKTV Holiday Craft Fairs
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
Proceeds support CKTV Advanced Media Class to compete at Student Television Network Convention in Tennessee
Contact:  Kevin Matsunaga, (808) 645-0019

E-learning & face-face class by American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
Saturday, Nov 4, 9:00 – 11:00 am
First Aid:  11:30 am – 1:00 pm
CPR & AED:  1:30 – 2:30 pm
Skill Tests on Heartsaver Online Students
BLS-HCP Online Students
Register: 652-1284

Saturday, November 4, 12:00 – 7:00 pm
Heaven on Earth Health Fair
First Saturday of each month
Holistic Health Practitioners of Kauai professionals
Dolphin Touch Wellness Center, 4544 Kukui Street, Kapaa
Info: 822-4414

Sunday, November 5, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
6 Steer Dally Team Roping Events at CJM Stables
CJM Country Stables, Koloa
Cost:  Free

Tuesday, November 7, 7:00-9:00 pm
2018 King’s Parade & Hoolaulea Pa’u Infomational Meeting
County of Kauai Piikoi Conference Room A&B
Seating is limited
Call or email Melissia to RSVP, (808) 635-7205

Wednesday, November 8, 3:30 – 6:30 pm
2017 Poipu Food & Wine Festival – Poipu Culinary Market
5:00 pm Demo by Students from KCC Culinary Arts Program
Live Music, Hawaiian Regional Cuisine, Farmers Stands
The Shops at Kukui’ula, Koloa
Info:  Poipu Beach Resort Association, (808) 742-7444

Thursday, November 9, 5:00 pm doors open
9th Annual Na Wahine Alaka’I O Kauai (Women Leaders of Kauai)
2017 Honorees:  Jan Chahanovich, CEO for Wilcox Health;
Sabra Kauka, Hawaiian Studies Kumu at Island School;
Marynel Valenzuela, President, InkSpot Printing Corp
Dinner & Silent Auction
Smith’s Tropical Paradise, Wailua
$75 per person/ $850 per table
Proceeds benefit YWCA Programs
Info:  245-5959

Friday, November 10, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
2017 Poipu Food & Wine Festival – Poipu Culinary Market
5:30 pm Demo Chef Ben Takahashi of The Club at Kukui’ula with Waimea High School Culinary Team; Demo by Kauai’s Best Bartender spotlighting Koloa Rum Conconctions
The Shops at Kukui’ula, Koloa
Info:  Poipu Beach Resort Association, (808) 742-7444

Friday, November 10, 8:00 – 10:00 pm
Saturday, November 11, 8:00 – 10:00 pm
The Third Annual Wahine Comedy Festival
Corky Gardner of Maui, Headliner
Patrice Scott, Brandi Morgan, Talicia Smith, Victoria Arnstein,
Ronda Hansen, Erika Swartzkopt, Kaiulani Mahuka
Trees Lounge, Coconut Marketplace, Kapaa
$10 at the door
Contact:  Erika Swartzkopt, (808) 542-8345

November 10 – 26th
Friday-Saturday at 7 pm; Sundays at 4 pm
Three Weekends of Performances
Hawaii Children’s Theatre present
Ian Fleming’s “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”
Directed by Carol Culver; Vocal Director Dolly Kanekuni;
Orchestra Director Dennis McGraw
Special Benefit Performance, Sun, Nov 12 at 4 pm; $6 admission
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall
Advance tickets $12 at ticket outlets
$15 general; $12 students & seniors; age 3 and younger FREE
Ticket Outlets:  $12 for advance tickets – Times Supermarket, Healthy Hut Market, Papayas Natural Foods, Kalaheo Café & Coffee Co, Progressive Expressions, Harvest Market Hanalei

Friday – Sunday, November 10 – 12, 4:00 – 8:30 pm
1st Annual Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival (BIG ISLAND EVENT)
Alan Akaka, Greg Sardinha, Alexis Tolentino, Bobby Ingano;
Pomai Brown, Laukea Bright, Konabob Stoffer, Dwight Tokumoto, Dave Soreff from Oahu & Hawaii Island
Special Guest:  Dave DK Kolars, Illinois
Emcee: Skylark Rossetti
Workshops, Jam Session, Open stage
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, Kohala Coast, Hawaii Island (855) 516-1090
Free and Open to the Public
Sponsored by Mauna Lani, Hawaii Institute fo Music Enrichment & Learning Experience, Ke Kula Mele Hawaii School of Hawaiian Music
Contact: (808)

Saturday, November 11, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
KSA Small Works Big Show Entry Day
Saturday, November 17, 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Awards & Opening Reception Potluck
November 18, 2017 – January 5, 2018
Exhibition Dates   

Sunday, November 12, 8:30 am – 10:30 pm
2017 Poipu Food & Wine Festival – Let’s Do Brunch
Fundraising Event for KCC Culinary Arts Program
Kauai’s finest chefs will create a delicious outdoor brunch at Poipu Golf Course, Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, Koloa
Specialties of Grand Hyatt Kauai’s Ilima Terrace, Keoki’s Paradise, Koa Kea Resort, Lappert’s Hawaii, Living Foods Gourmet Market Café & Juice Bar, The Wine Shop & More.
Cost:  $50 – $75
Info:  Poipu Beach Resort Association, (808) 742-7444

Wednesday, November 15, 6:00 pm
Friday, November 17, 6:00 pm
Kauai Community Players invite you
Auditions for “Lovers, Wives and Tennis Players”
By Playwright/Director Richard Peck
Theater run will be from February 13 – March 11,
running four days a week
Puhi theatrical warehouse

Thursday, November 16, 7:00 pm
Rita Coolidge in Concert
Four Island Hawaii Tour
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
4331 Kauai Beach Drive, Lihue
Tickets $45; Gold Circle $65
Kauai Music & Sound; Hanalei Music & Strings; Scotty’s Music; Progressive Expressios; Jacqueline on Kauai
Online Tickets: 896-4845

Saturday, November 18, December 16, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
CKTV Holiday Craft Fairs
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
Proceeds support CKTV Advanced Media Class to compete at Student Television Network Convention in Tennessee
Contact:  Kevin Matsunaga, (808) 645-0019

Saturday, November 18, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Kekaha Elementary Craft, Gift & Bake Fair
In support of Kekaha Elementary Schools PTA
Kekaha Elementary School, Kekaha
Cost:  Free

Saturday, November 18, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Craft Fair in Paradise to benefit Life’s Bridges, non-profit
40 different vendors, food booths and Farmers Market,
Live entertainment
Mano Kalanipo Park, Poipu

Saturday, November 18, 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Jake Shimabukuro Live at the Courtyard Marriott Kauai
Ukulele Virtuoso Jake Shimabukuto will be joined by Kuhio Travis,
an up and coming performer from Oahu
Chef Lucas Sautter will prepare tapas and light bites to accompany and evening of unforgettable music;
Locally brewed beers from Kauai Island Brewing in Port Allen
Courtyard Marriott Kauai, Coconut Beach
Cost:  $25 presale; $30 at the door
Tickets online at Jake Shimabukuro Events
Contact:  Ian Nelson, (808) 679-2979

Saturday, November 18, 5:00 – 9:00 pm
The American Culinary Federation present
“Chefs On A Mission Cook-Off” A Taste of Kauai
Fundraiser to send youth group to Houston to help rebuild community after Hurricane Harvey and help out the Mobile Munchies Community Outreach Program to feed hungry & homeless on our island
Chefs Guy Higa & Jhonny Ray Montemayor of the Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club, Chef Mark Oyama with Contemporary Flavors, and Chef Jason Sessions with Westin Princeville Resort
Entertainment by Wailoa, Norman Kaawa & Kyle LaBenz
$100 per person; Gold Sponsor $1,000 for table of 10 with special gifts for each person
Tickets:  Call Church office at (808) 245-2145

Sunday, November 19, 12:00 am – 6:00 pm/Doors 11:30 am
26th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival – Kaua’i Style
Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club, Nawiliwili – Lihue
Contact:  Milton Lau,

Sunday, November 19, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
27th annual 4-steer Buy Back Roping
CJM Country Stables, Koloa
Cost: Free Cost: Free

Saturday, November 25, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Kauai Handworks 38th Annual Christmas Crafts Fair
All Kauai-Made Products by Kauai Craftors
Wilcox Elementary School Cafetorium
Contact:  Erla Bukoski, Gayle Konishi, Carolyn Ogata, Linda Victorino

Saturday, November 25, 7:00 pm
Sunday, November 26, 5:00 pm
Chamber Music Kauai presents Concerts
The concerts will include “Eine kleine Nachtmusik” by Mozart, “O Magnum Mysterium” by Morton Lauridsen, Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, and Bach’s “Dona nobis pacem” from his B-minor Mass. Special guest artist, Donn Forbes on Baroque recorder.
St. Michael’s Church in Lihue
Free of charge with cash donations gratefully accepted.
Information: contact Greg Shepherd at (808) 482-1455 or

December Arts & Culture Events

Friday, December 1, 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Kauai Museum’s Christmas Craft Fair
Kauai Museum, 4428 Rice Street
Info:  245-6931

Friday, December 1, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Lights on Rice Parade 2017
From Vidinha Stadium, up Rice Street to the Historic County Building
Cost:  Free

Friday, December 1, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Festival of Lights
Historic County Building, Lihue
Open for viewing every Friday, Saturday & Sunday night through December 24, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Cost: Free

Saturday, December 2
10:30 – 11:30 am — Keiki Showcase, ages 3 – 10 years old
1:00 – 2:15 pm — Youth Showcase, ages 10 – teens
Kauai Dance Center Winter Recital Showcase
Directors:  Jennifer Bell-Grey & Mel Bell-Grey
Kauai Dance Center – Eyes Wide Open Production Theater
3285 Waapa Road, Nawiliwili (next to the Nawiliwili Park)
General Admission $10 at Door/$8 in advance
Child Ticket $5 for advance & door tickets, ages 17 and younger
Free for children age 2 and younger
Outlets:  Magic Dragon Toy & Art Supply, PV; Progressive Expressions, Koloa Town
All proceeds benefit our Performance & Scholarship Fund; Kauai Dance Center is a non-profit organization
Call:  Kauai Dance Center (808) 823-9588

Saturday, December 2, 7:00 p.m.
(Church of the Pacific—Princeville)
Sunday, December 3, 4:00 p.m.
(St. Michael and All Angels Church—Lihue)
“Christmas Sing-Along with Harps Concerts”

Come sing your favorite Christmas carols accompanied by two amazing harpists: Sylvia Woods and Madeleine Brandli. In addition to caroling, these festive concerts will also feature Christmas harp solos and fun surprises! This year’s third annual concerts will feature carols from around the world. Don’t know the words? Bob Smith will be leading the singing, and you’ll be given a special booklet with the lyrics of the carols, which is yours to take home. We hope you will join us for our fun and joyful concerts of Advent carols and Christmas music. Come sing along with harps! Tickets $15 at the door.

Sunday, December 3, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
8th Annual Waipa Kalo Festival
Educational displays, biggest kalo contest, poi pounding, kalo tastings, food inspired by Kalo; homegrown live music all day, local artisans, recipe contest, silent auction, hands-on activities
Halulu Fishpond at Waipa, Hanalei
Cost:  $5 adults/$1 keiki (ages 3 – 18)
Contact:  Kalen Kelekona, (808) 826-9969

Monday, December 4, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mahelona Hospital 2nd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Mahelona Hospital Courtyard, Kapaa
Cost: Free
Contact:  Josie Pablo, (808) 823-4138

Saturday, December 9, 4:00 pm
Kauai Dance Theatre’s Winter Showcase
“Nutcracker Sweets”
Lihue Parish Hall, 4340 Nawiliwili Road, Lihue
$5 donation at the door benefit the Zonta Club Christmas Fund
Contact:  Janie Crane, 332-9737

Saturday, December 16, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
CKTV Holiday Craft Fairs
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
Proceeds support CKTV Advanced Media Class to compete at Student Television Network Convention in Tennessee
Contact:  Kevin Matsunaga, (808) 645-0019

Saturday, December 16, 7:00 pm
The 11th Annual Kauai Sings Christmas Concert
Kilohana Luau Pavilion
Kauai’s favorite singers with your favorite tunes and exciting surprises
This gala holiday event benefits Malama Pono Health Services
Info:  Jason Blake

Saturday, December 16, 11:00 am
Ke Kule Mele, School of Hawaiian Music  (OAHU EVENT)
under the direction of Kumu Alan Akaka, presents
KA MANU – BIRDS and some Christmas songs
A Winter Concert on steel guitar, ‘ukulele, guitar and
Hawaiian style bass
Windward Mall, Kaneohe
Free and open to the public
Info:  (808)

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Heads Up on EKK (E Kanikapila Kakou 2018)

Garden Island Arts Council invites you to
E Kanikapila Kakou 2018 – 35th Anniversary Year
January 15 – March 19, Every Monday Night, 6:00-9:00 pm
Plus Ledward Kaapana in Concert
Sunday, January 28, 7:00 pm, ticketed concert
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Wailua

Friday – Sunday, January 12, 13, 14 (3 days)
Celebrating 35 Years of EKK
EKK Music Retreat with Uncle George & Da Kitchen Crew Six
Power Workshop on Slack Key, Slack ‘Ukulele, ‘Ukulele
Uncle George Kahumoku’s Grinds Direct from his Farm to the Table
Hui o Laka’s CCC Camp, Kokee
Scholarships available for students – need to apply
Inquire at    

Thursday, January 11, 7:00 pm; Doors open at 6:00 pm
Blue Bears Hawaii Presents
An Evening with Judy Collins
Kauai Beach Resort, 4331 Kauai Beach Dr.
Tickets: $45, Gen., Gold Circle Tables $65

Sunday, January 14, 2018 – Opening Reception for Artists
Schaefer Portrait Challenge 2018 – Maui Arts & Culture Center
Portrait subject must live in Hawaii; artist must have direct relationship with subject including “sittings”, including subject’s signature on artist’s entry form.
Schaefer Art Gallery at MACC
MACC webpage:

Kauai Community Players 2018 Season:

January 13 – February 4
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Stephen Sondheim classic; Arnold Meister director

February 23 – March 11
Lovers, Wives and Tennis Players
Classic-style farce by Richard Peck

March 30 – April 15
Dog Sees God; Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead
Comedy by Bert Royal; directed by Lori Benkert

May 10 – 27
The Humans
2016 Tony Award for best play by Stephen Karam
Directed by Cass Foster


Friday – Saturday, February 2 – 3
3rd Annual Kauai Steel Guitar Festival
Friday – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Performances
Friday – 5:00 – 8:00 pm, music workshops
Friday, 8:30 – 10:00 pm, Kanikapila Jam Sessions; all invited to join
Saturday – 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, Performances open to the public, free admission
Saturday, 8:30 – 10:00 pm, Kanikapila Jam Sessions; all invited to join
Courtyard Marriott Kauai, Coconut Beach, Kapaa
Info:  Alan Akaka, (808) 375-9379

Friday, February 9, 7:30 pm; doors open at 6:30 pm
The Very Best of Dave Mason
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom,
4431 Kauai Beach Road
Tickets:  $45 general/ $65 Gold Circle

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Hawaii State Foundation on Culture & The Arts
asking interested artists to submit qualifications
for various commissioned works in upcoming
HSFCA public art projects.  Register with
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
Contact:  (808)

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: “Camp Sites on Kauai”
United Airlines side: “Kuleana – Perpetuating the Legacy:  Kokee CCC Camp and Na Pali Coast Ohana – Nualolo Kai”
Brought to you by Garden Island Arts Council
Funded by a grant from the County of Kauai
(open to all passengers in transit)

The Mokan Nokan Show
Broadcasting 5 times a week on OC16 Channel 12
Kauai Profile and Interesting Things Happening on Kauai
View Episode #1 — http://mokannok
Contact:  Mel Bell-Grey, (808) 431-4711

First Saturday of each month, 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Old Town Kapaa Art Walk
Main street is lined with vendors selling Kauai Arts & Crafts, Kauai’s best musicians and bands playing up and down the street; lots of shops and restaurants have their doors open.
Free and public is welcome

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

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

Kauai Island Crafters, 8:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.
November 18 (Koloa Elementary School), November 25 (Church of the Pacific), December 2 (Kauai Veterans Center, Lihue), December 9 (Church of the Pacific)

Second Saturday of each month, 8:30 pm until lunch
Friends of the Path Clean Up
Ke Ala Hele Makalae, the path that goes by the coast
Potluck lunch at 11:00 am
Meet at the rest pavilion makai of the Kapaa Neighborhood Center
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 551-6610

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

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

First Saturday of the Month, 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Heaven on Earth Health Fair, Dolphin Touch Wellness Center
Are you in need of some clarity or relief in your life? Come discover some of the wonderful Holistic Health Practitioners of Kauai. There is a wide array of professionals here to serve all of your health needs.
Contact: or 808-822-4414

The Kauai Inn
The Kauai Inn has lovely rooms tucked away on three tropical acres
where the Nawiliwili Bay meets the Huleia River.  Our Kauai Inn is a
charming 48 unit plantation style resort, where every guest is special!
All our tropical rooms have 40” televisions, refrigerators, microwaves,
A/C, ceiling fans, hair dryer, iron w/ironing board, free high speed internet,
free local calls, and parking.  In the morning, coffee, tea, fruit and pastries
are served poolside.  We are centrally located and very close to beaches,
golfing, shopping, and many more fun activities.
$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 Kauai 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

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
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:  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


Professional dance training ages 3 through advanced. Beginning Adults welcome.

Dance classes for all ages and abilities

Ballet, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Spanish dance & Modern Dance.

Directors, Jennifer Bell-Grey & Mel Bell-Grey

Dance season Aug 2017-May 2018

Start lessons anytime throughout the year

Performing opportunities available

Schedule your free trial class today.

Tel: 808-823-9588 Cell/text 415-990-5145

Accredited teacher graduate of the Royal Ballet School London, England. Diploma Royal Academy of Dancing.

HomeStudio located at Eyes Wide Open Productions Nawiliwili/Lihue as well as a satellite studio on the North Shore, Princeville community center.

Adult Tap Dance Class

Kauai Dance Theatre’s Kalaheo studio
Fall Session:  Sept 29 – Nov 3 (no class Oct 13)

Fridays, 9:00-10:00 AM

$65 for 5-class session

Janie Crane, Director, 332-9737

Kauai Dance Theatre

Ballet – Tap – Contemporary for ages 4 – Adult

Fall 2017 Term continues through December 15

Age and ability appropriate classes in Kalaheo

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

Janie Crane, Director, 332-9737

North Shore Dance Party
Church of the Pacific
7:00 to 7:30 Dance Lesson
7:30 to 9:30  Variety of Swing, Latin, and Ballroom music
All levels welcome
No Partner Necessary
sponsored by Kauai Parks & Recreation

Aloha Dance Studio — Enrolling now
full schedule online at
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 and Thursday, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Group `Ukulele Classes by Kirk Smart
Hanalei Strings and Things, Ching Young Village, Hanalei
Contact:  Kirk Smart,; (808) 826,9633

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

Every Wednesday Night, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Larry Rivera’s Love & Aloha Show (Every Wednesday)
Larry & Lurline performing
Cafe Portofino, Kalapaki
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 and Poipu
Barre, Yoga, Pilates, TRX, Circuit
Location:  Southside sports Center (Poipu) and Private Studio (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)
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

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