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
Sun, Sept 21 Kapaa first Hawaiian Church Service, 10 am
Mon, Sept 22 Kauai Composers Contest & Concert, Waimea Theatre, 7 pm
Tues, Sept 23 “Eo, E Lili’u” Music Competition, Kauai War Memorial, 9 am
Tues, Sept 23, “Under the Palms at Wailua” Aston Aloha Beach Resorts, 6 pm
Wed, Sept 24, Hawaiian Cultural Presentation, Kauai Museum, 5 - 7 pm
Thurs, Sept 25, Solo/Group Kahiko Nei Hula Competition, Kauai Beach Resort, 6 pm
Fri, Sept 26, Group Auwana Hula Competition, Kauai Beach Resort, 6 pm
Sat, Sept 27, Solo Auana Hula Competition & Festival Awards Finale, Kauai Beach Resort, 12 noon
Contact:  Carol Bain or Maka Herrod; call (808) 822-2166 link)

Tuesday, September 23, 5:30 pm
NTBG presents
Tips and Techniques for a Successful Native Hawaiian Garden
How to create & maintain your own Hawaiian garden & its benefits to other plants & insects
by Mike DeMotta, Asst. Director of Living Collections & Horticulture
KCC Campus Center Cafeteria
Contact:  Margaret Clark for accessibility & accommodations, (808) 332-7324, Ext 225
at least ten days in advance

Wed, September 24, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Thurs, October 16, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thurs, November 13, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
SBDC presents:
“How to Start a Small Business” (Kauai)
Lihue Plantation Building
Registration:  $20
Info:  (808) 241-3148

Fri & Sat, September 26 & 27, 7:00 pm
Sunday, September 28, 4:00 pm
Women in Theatre presents
Emma’s Last Dance
Written & directed by David Penhallow Scott
December 1941, Oahu: Two Magnificent women meet. Two cultures clash.
Secrets are revealed, and paradise is lost.
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center, Lihue
Three days only!  
Tickets $20 in advance; $25 at door; call (808) 635-3727 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 link)


October 2, 7:30 am - 6:00 p,
HANO Nonprofit Conference (Honolulu Event)
“Recharge_Restart_Reconnect: Powering Up 4 Greater Impact"
Ala Moana Hotel, 410 Atkinson, Honolulu
$165 HANO Members
$190 Non-Members
Contact:  Jennifer Cornish Creed; (808) 529-0453
jcreed at

Friday - Sunday, October 3 - 5, 2014
Lomilomi Conference
Featuring practitioners in the Hawai’i Healing Arts of Lomilomi
Na Kupuna masters in various types of lomilomi
Masters in La’au Lapa’au with Uncle Kaipo Kaneakua
Site:  Camp Na’ue, Ha'ena
Info: link)
Contact:  Haunani Hopkins, mapunawaiola at

Saturday, October 4, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Lihue Christian Church Bazaar
LCC social hall on Kress Street
Local-style crafts, baked goods, shshi, nishime, fresh produce, qults, and more on sale
Lucky number with prizes and a silent auction. Proceeds to benefit LCC's Boy Scouts. Call 245-2348 for more information

Saturday, October 4, 8:00 am - 12:00 moon
Community Rummage Sale
Church of the Pacific, Princeville
Old, New, Ordinary & Unique Items-Treasures of the Community
Help out the Pacific Ministries at this Community rummage Sale
Donations accepted, pickup available; Space Rental available
Info:  (808) 652-2202

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, portrayed by Helen Lahapa Santiago,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 link)

Saturday, October 11, 3:00 pm - end
3:00 pm - crafts fair in lobby
6:00 pm - Hoike
Ho’ike - Halau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leina’ala
with Kumu Hula Leina’ala Pavao Jardin
Featuring Kuana Torres Kahele
Special guest performance by Na Molokama
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall
Tickets:  $20 general admission in advance/ $30 at the door
Ticket Outlets: Mokihana Travel, Lihue; Brick Oven, Kalaheo;
Wine Shop, Koloa; Vicky’s, Kapaa
Info:  (808) 639-9033

Sunday, October 12, 9:30 am
Annual All Saints celebration of King Kamahameha IV & Queen Emma, the Holy Sovereigns
Refreshments after the service
All Saints Church, Kapa’a
Contact:  David Murray


Friday, November 7, 9:00 - 11:00 am
Princeville Community Fine Arts Exhibit Artists Submission Date
Open to all North Shore Artists, Kilauea to Ke’e
Online Prospectus & Entry Forms: link)
Fri, Nov 7, 4 - 8 pm; Sat, Nov 8, 1–5pm exhibition dates
Princeville Community Fine Arts Exhibit
A Non-Juried exhibition of paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics
Princeville Community Center
Info:  April McGinnis, april at; (808) 826-6687

Saturday, November 8, 11 am - 5 pm
Small Works Show Entries due
KSA Gallery at Kukui Grove
Contact:  Rhonda Forsberg and Kathy Zeidner

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

Saturday, November 8, Entries Due
November 21, 2014 - January 2, 2015 - Exhibition Dates
Small Works Show 2014
KSA Gallery Space, Kukui Grove
Contact:  TBA

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 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




Hula Shows

If you’re looking for some free, lively and fun Hawaiian entertainment, visit Coconut Marketplace in Kapaa for an authentic Hula Show every Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m. Hula, a dance form native to the Hawaiian islands, is something everyone must see. All are welcome to enjoy the free hula shows as well as more than 30 quality shops and eateries of Coconut Marketplace in a tropical open-air setting. Coconut Marketplace is located at 4-484 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, HI 96746.  For more information, call us at (808) 822-3641 or visit link)  

Larry Rivera

Come and hear free live Hawaiian music and enjoy a relaxing evening with the renowned Larry Rivera every Friday at 5 p.m. at Coconut Marketplace in Kapaa. Known as musical legend in Hawaii, Larry Rivera has serenaded many visitors and locals alike with his soothing and soulful voice. A recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts, Larry Rivera is a staple in Kauai’s music scene. All are welcome to enjoy the free Hawaiian music show featuring Larry Rivera as well as more than 30 quality shops and eateries of Coconut Marketplace in a tropical open-air setting.  Coconut Marketplace is located at 4-484 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, HI 96746. For more information, call us at (808) 822-3641 or visit link)   

Farmer’s Market

Immerse yourself in the colors and flavors of Kauai's exotic produce at the Coconut Marketplace Farmer’s Market, located in the front parking lot every Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon. If you’re a foodie or looking to get a taste of locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables, come visit us. Get there on time as produce can go quickly! All are welcome to enjoy the Farmer’s Market as well as more than 30 quality shops and eateries of Coconut Marketplace in a tropical open-air setting.  Coconut Marketplace is located at 4-484 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, HI 96746. For more information, call us at (808) 822-3641 or visit link) 



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 link)

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