This Week on Wala'au
This week highlights of the 2015 VETERAN’S DAY PARADE, and recognition of the veterans of the Vietnam War. We speak with vets, RUSSELL MAEDA & DENNIS NAKAHARA; and listen to the Commander of the Pacific Missile Range, CAPTAIN BRUCE W. HAY, as he speaks of our veterans.
Mark Your Wala'au Calendars
NOVEMBER 2015 ART & CULTURE EVENTS
Friday, November 27, 6:30 pm doors/7:30 pm show Longhair Productions presents The Charlie Musell White Band Inducted in the Blues Music Hall of Fame; received 35 blues music awards, 11 grammy nominations and a win in 2014 Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom Tickets: www.longhairproductions.com Contact: Mardi Gras Entertainment/Longhair Productions (808) 337-9234
DECEMBER 2015 ART & CULTURE EVENTS
~~Friday, December 4, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm Christmas Crafts Fair & Lights on Rice Street Kauai Museum Contact: Kauai Museum (808) 245-6931
00 – 9:00 pm Festival of Lights & Lights on Rice Parade County Historical Building, Rice Street Contact: Elizabeth Freeman, (808) 639-8564 Contact: Eileen Winters (808) 639-6571
Saturday, December 5, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Princeville Public Library & Friends of the North Shore Library Quarterly Used Book Sale Over 12,000 books, DVDs, CDs & jigsaw puzzles All Children may select one free Book After 2:00 pm, Everything is Half Price! Info: 826-4310; www.PrincevilleLibrary.com Donations of books in good condition are always appreciated and may be brought to the library desk whenever the Library is open
00 pm Doors/6:00 pm Performance Na Hula O Kaohikukapulani Kumu Hula Kapu Kinimaka-Alquiza Holiday Hula Celebration Kauai Marriott Resort, Nawiliwili Tickets $20 advance/$25 at door Info: Call (808) 651-3099
Saturday, December 5, 7:00 pm Church of the Pacific in Princeville Sunday, December 6, 7:00 pm St. Michael and All Angels Church in Lihue Christmas Carol Sing-Along with Harps Concerts Accompanied by two amazing harpists, Sylvia Woods of Princeville & Madeleine Brandli, part time Poipu resident Also featuring harp solos & fun surprises by the harpists Bob Smith of Princeville will be leading the singing with special booklets with lyrics of the carols, yours to keep Join us for a fun and joyful evening of Advent carols & Christmas music. Tickets: $15 at the door Contact: Sylvia Woods, Sylvia at harpcenter.com
Sunday, December 6, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm 6th Annual Waipa Kalo Festival 2015 Halulu Fishpond, Waipa, Hanalei Kalo Activities, food, Kalo recipe contest, biggest kalo, Keiki Art, home-grown live music all day Admission $5 Adults 18+; keiki $1 Contact: Kalen Kelekoma, (808) 826-9969
00 pm Holiday Kauai Sings Christmas Concert Kilohana Luau Pavilion A Benefit for Malama Pono Tickets $30
Sunday, December 20, 5:00 pm St. Regis Hotel Kauai Chorale presents Christmas Wishes 2015 Special Guests Tongan Youth Choir Lois Ricciardi, Director; Virginia Shepherd, Accompanist Jill Simonsen, Keyboard; Dan Spriggs, Percussion Kauai Chorale String Quartet Tickets $12 advance/ $15 at the door/ Students $5 Outlets: Wrangler’s, The Hanapepe Bookstore, Lapperts, Furniture Plus, Scotty’s Music, Pono Market, Kauai Music & Sound, North Shore Pharmacy Call: (808) 377-1882 or (808) 822-5633
00 – 11:00 pm 20th Annual Waimea Lighted Christmas Parade 2015 Beautiful floats will parade down the center of Waimea Town Events free; sponsored by West Kauai Business & Professional Assn Info: Esther Estes (808) 652-0927, estesaloha at hawaii.rr.com
JANUARY2016 ART & CULTURE EVENTS
Monday, January 18, 6:00 – 9:00 pm E Kanikapila Kakou 2016 – “Leap Into Hawaiian Music” Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom Contact: giac05 at icloud.com
00 – 9:00 pm E Kanikapila Kakou 2016 – “Leap Into Hawaiian Music” Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom Contact: giac05 at icloud.com
Saturday – Sunday, January 30 – 31 Saturday, 9:00 am – 8:00 pm Sunday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Kauai Wellness Expo 2016 Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall Info: Char Ravelo, (808) 652-4328
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AT THE COCONUT MARKETPLACE
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 www.coconutmarketplace.com.
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 www.coconutmarketplace.com.
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 www.coconutmarketplace.com.
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
* TREASURERS OF KAUAI and NIIHAU. For more info call the Kauai Museum at 808-245-6931.