AUGUST ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

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Saturday, August 27, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Kauai Museum presents Japanese Cultural Day & Exhibit
Joyful Noise Taiko Drummers, Kyle Chew Shakuhachi Performance,
Chef Steven Nakata Food Demonstration, San Shin Performance
& Mini Bon dance; Exhibits on View
Food available for purchase
Cost $15 entry fee
Contact:  Kauai Museum; (808) 245-6931

 

Pilgrimage of Compassion
with Shakuhachi Grandmaster Riley Lee and members of Taiko Kaua’i.
Sunday, August 28
1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
1:00 pm Activities Start
2:30 pm Program Starts
Bonsai Exhibit, mochi pounding, ikebana and calligraphy demonstrations,
Lei making, basket weaving, bake sale, silent auction,
Cultural and culinary demonstrations
Donations are appreciated
Contact 639-5952, LM@hawaii.rr.com
www.lawaicenter.org

 

SEPTEMBER ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Sunday, September 4, 6:00 am – 1:00 pm
Kauai Marathon 2016
Grand  Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa
Cost:  Registration Fee
Contact:  Bob Craver, (808) 283-2078

 

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Friday, September 9, 6:00 doors/7:00 show
Hiroshima – Hawaii Tour 2016
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
$45 general; $65 Gold Circle
Contact:  Lazar Bear, www.facebook.com/lazarbearproductions
www.hiroshimamusic.com

 

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Sunday, September 18 – Saturday, September 24
Kauai Mokihana Festival 2016
A week-long celebration of Hawaiian culture
Music Contest, 3-day hula competition, crafts fair and workshops, and more
Kauai Beach Resort plus other venues
Tickets & Info:  www.MalieFoundation.org
Contact:  Maka Herrod

 

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Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Sept. 23, 24, 25, 11:00 – 6:00 pm
18th Annual Kauai Powwow in Paradise
Native American Crafting & Education Tents, Drumming,
Organic Fry Bread, Grand Entry Parade & Hawaiian Blessing
Kapaa Beach Park, Kapaa
Contact:  Kaplan Bunce, (808) 647-4285

 

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OCTOBER ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

October 8, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Queen Emalani Festival
11:00 am – Arrival of Queen on Horseback
followed by Presentation of Ho`okupu and Hula by Halau
Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow, Kokee State Park
Open to the public
Contact:  Hui o Laka, www.kokee.org

 

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NOVEMBER ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Saturday, November 5, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Community Swap Meet with Grove Farm
Grove Farm Park, Puhi
Cost:  Free to Shop
Register to Participate:  Linda, (808) 245-3678

Saturday, November 5, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Veterans Day Parade 2016
Parade, food & craft booths; Entertainment
Historic County Building, Lihue
Free & Open to the public
Contact:  Russel Maeda, (808) 652-4802

Saturday, November 12, 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm
Niihau-Kauai Festival
Celebrating the ties of Niihau and Kauai
With Cultural displays, Hula, Live Music & Entertainment
Location:  Elepaio Road
Tickets:  TBD
Contact:  Nalani Brun, (808) 241-6394

 

DECEMBER ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Friday, December 2, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Lights on Rice Parade 2016
Parade from Vidinha Stadium, up Rice Street to the Historic County Building, Lihue
Crafts Fair by the Kauai Museum, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Food Vendors
Free and Open to the Public
Contact:  Eileen Winters, (808) 639-3571

Friday, December 2 – December 24, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Festival of Lights 2016
Light creations by Auntie Josie’s and Kauai artisans
Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday evening
Contact:  Elizabeth Freeman, (808) 63908564

Saturday, December 31, 5:30 – 9:00 pm
New Year’s Eve Celebration
Food trucks, live entertainment, movie in the park, keiki activities, spectacular Fireworks display
Poipu Beach Park, Koloa
Free and Open to the public
Contact:  Jody Kjedsen, (808) 742-7444

 

JANUARY 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Kauai Community Players 2017 Season:
January 13 – 29
Kauai Community Players present
Little Shop of Horrors
By Alan Menken & Howard Ashman
Directed by Rebecca Hanson
Winner of 1983 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical

 

Thursday, January 26, 2017; 6:00 Door; 7:00 Show
An Evening with Judy Collins
Singer-Songwriter & Folk Music Icon
Special Guest: Ari Hest – Hawaii Tour 2017
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
Tickets:  $45 general; $65 gold circle
Tix Outlets: Kauai Music & Sound, Hanalei Music & Strings, Progressive Expressions, Kauai Harley Davidson, Scotty’s Music
Contact:  Lazar Bear, (808) 896-4845www.lazarbear.com
www.judycollins.com