AUGUST 2014 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

August 21, 22, 23, 24 (4-day event)

Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair
Family oriented event: Music & entertainment, Fairground rides, puppet show,
fruit & vegetables show, petting zoo, commercial tents, bonsai & orchids display,
crafts & goodies, food booths, animal competitions, etc.
Vidinha Stadium, Lihue
$5 adults/$4 seniors/$2 children
Contact:  Melissa McFerrin, (808) 337-9944
www.kauaifarmfair.org(external link)

Thursday & Friday, August 28 & 29
Hawaii Tourism Conference - ‘Aha ‘Oihana Ho’omaka’ika'i
premier educational & networking event for Hawaii’s Visitor Industry & Stakeholders
Insightful market intelligence & tourism trends for visitor industry
reveals Hawaii’s global marketing activities for 2015
 Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu
 register: http://www.hawaiitourismauthority.org/tourismconference(external link)

Sunday, August 31, 6:00 am start time
The Kauai Marathon & Half Marathon
One of the most beautiful destination races in the world, Poipu
Run past hula dancers, taiko drummers, striking mountain views,
lush vegetation, beautiful oceanfront, and much more
Sign Up:  www.thekauaimarathon.com(external link)
Contact:  Robin Jumper, (808) 635-5053

SEPTEMBER ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

Friday, September 5, 7:00 pm
Garden Nile Belly Dancers present
Kauai RAQS!
Fabulous belly Dance Show followed by DJ
JJ’s Broiler Upstairs, Nawiliwili
Tickets $15 pre-sale; $20 door

Belly Dance Workshops
Saturday, September 6, 11:30 - 1:30 with Khalida
2:00 - 5:00 with Kalae Kaina
The Yoga House, Kapaa
Sunday, September 7, 10:30 - 12:30 with Khalida
1:00 - 4:00 with Khalida
Golden Lotus Studio, Kapaa
Contact:  (808) 639-9980; www.gardennilebellydancers.com(external link)

Saturday, September 6, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friends of the NS Library Quarterly Used Book Sale
Over 10,000 books, DVDs CDs, jigsaw puzzles
All children may select one free book
Everything half price after 2:00 pm
Princeville Public Library
Info:  (808) 826-4310; www.PrincevilleLibrary.com(external link)

Friday, September 12, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
State Foundation on Culture & The Arts
FY2015-FY2017 Biennium Grants Program Workshop
State Office Building, 3060 Eiwa Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room
Contact:  SFCA Biennium Grants Program, (808) 586-0840

Friday, September 12, 7:00 - 10:00 pm
North Shore Dance Party
Church of the Pacific
$5.00 all levels & singles welcome
www.KauaiDancingBlog.com(external link)

Friday & Saturday, September 12 & 13, 7:00 pm
Sunday, September 14, 5:00 pm
Kaua’i Sings The 1980s
Join Kauai’s talent as they celebrate iconic hits of the 1980’s
Hukilau Lanai, Kauai Coast Resort
Proceeds benefit Malama Pono Health Services & Kauai United Way
Tickets:  (808) 246-9577; www.malama-pono.org(external link)

Saturday, September 13, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm jurying
Sunday, September 14, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon pickup of work
Schaefer Portrait Challenge 2015 at MACC — Jurying for Kaua’i
Kaua’i Community College Welding Classroom
3-901 Kaumualii Highway, Lihue
Contact:  Barbara Trecker; (808) 243-4232; (808) 205-2632

September 21 -27 (week-long event)
2014 Kauai Mokihana Festival
Year of Na Loea O Na Mea Hana Lima (Master Crafters)
Hawaiian culture workshops, music contest, 3-day hula competition,
crafts fair, hula & music events, Hawaiian church service, and more
Kauai Beach Resort + other venues
Contact:  Carol Bain or Maka Herrod; call (808) 822-2166
www.MalieFoundation.org(external link)

September 26, 27, 28; Friday - 4:00 - 9:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
16th Annual Kauai Powwow
Celebrating the rich Native American heritage in Hawaii
traditional drumming, street parties; live entertainment, children's shows
Family fun event/ Admission FREE
Contact:  Dr. Kani Blackwell, (808) 651-7733
www.kauaipowwow.com(external link)

OCTOBER ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

Saturday, October 4, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kauai Japanese Cultural Society presents
Matsuri Kauai Cultural Festival
dancers, martial arts, drumming, kimon kitsuke, bento,
origami, oshibana, musubi contest, mochi pounding, tea ceremony,
bondance, bonsai, jorei & flower circle, karaoke singers, and more
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall
Contact:  Pearl Shimizu, (808) 822-5353

Saturday, October 4, 9:00 am -5:00 pm
Sunday, October 5, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
18th Annual Kauai Coconut Festival
Everything about Coconut, non-stop music, taiko drummers,
keiki fun, petting zoo, cooking demonstrations
Kapa'a Beach Park
Info:  Tricia Yamashita, (808) 652-4988

Saturday, October 11, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Eo e Emalani i Alakai
Queen Ema and her entourage enter the
Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow on horseback;
Hula Halau from around the state perform chants
& dances as gifts for the Queen;
Exhibitis, craft demonstrations, snack sales
Contact:  Michelle Hookano, (335) 997-5022
www.kokee.org(external link)

NOVEMBER ART & CULTURE EVENTS

Saturday, November 8, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Veterans Day Parade - Honoring our Women in Military
Kapa’a Town and Kapa’a Beach Park
Contact: Aida P Cruz (808) 246-1135

Sunday, November 9, 12:00 - 6:00 pm
22nd Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival, Kauai Style
Featuring 15 Slack Key Guitar Artists
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort & Spa
Admission at the Door
Info:  Milton Lau, (808) 226-2697
www.slackkeyfestival.com(external link)

Saturday, November 15, 7:00 - 9:30 am
Rotary Club of Kauai announces
12th Annual Old Koloa Sugar Mill Run (Half Marathon)
Contact:  Richard Olsen, (808) 634-8703

 

!!!SUNSHINE MARKETS

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Monday Koloa Ball Park (12 noon) Kukui Grove Shopping Center, Lihue (3pm)

Tuesday Coconut Market Place, Kapaa (9am-12 noon) Kalaheo Neighborhood Center (3:30pm) Hawaiian Farmers of Hanalei (2pm)

Wednesday Kapaa Town Park (3pm) Kauai Culinary Market, Poipu (4-6pm)

Thursday Coconut Market Place, Kapaa (9am-12 noon) Hanapepe Park (3pm) Kilauea Neighborhood Center (4:30pm)

Friday Vidinha Stadium, Lihue (3pm)

Saturday Kauai Community Market, Puhi (9:30am-1pm) Kekaha Neighborhood Center (9am) Hanalei Saturday Market (10am-12 noon) For more info got to www.kauaigrown.org(external link)

* TREASURERS OF KAUAI and NIIHAU. For more info call the Kauai Museum at 808-245-6931.