SEPTEMBER 2015 ART & CULTURE EVENTS

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Fri & Sat, September 4 & 5, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Kauai Marathon Expo 2015 For fitness enthusiasts & families Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa Free Contact:  Bob Craver, (808) 283-2078

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Sunday, September 5, 5:00 – 9:30 pm NTBG Movie Night Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Before the movie, tour filming locations in Allerton Garden Food, Drinks, Movie Snacks available for purchase Contact:  (808) 742-2623

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Sunday, September 6, 6:00 am – 1:00 pm Kauai Marathon 2015 Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa Fee:  Registration fee Info:  Bob Craver, (808) 283-2078 

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Tuesday, September 8, 5:30 pm
NTBG & KCC presents award-winning 77-minute film
“Seeds of Time” 2013 documentary film which examines
the epic struggle to save the world’s seeds and crop diversity
KCC Campus Center cafeteria
part of NTBG & KCC Balance of Nature public lecture series
Questions:  Margaret Clark, (808) 332-7324 Ext 225

Sunday, September 13, 5:00 pm KISS Concert – Night and Day Kauai Island Singers Showcase presents songs of night and day. Ten talented singers; 20 dazzling songs; with Hank Curtis on piano, Laine Griffith on sax, flute & clarinet, and Cary Valentine on percussion. FREE CONCERT. All Saints Church, 1065 Kuhio Highway in Kapaa. Call 822-0545 for more info.

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Friday, September 18 Art Kauai 2015 Opening Reception Kauai Society of Artists Gallery Space, Kukui Grove Center Contact:  Licia McDonald, Chairperson Hawaii Council for the Humanities present Author Talk & Book Signing  -- Dr. Yoshiko Okuyama, Associate Professor of Japanese studies at University of Hawaii Hilo Japanese Mythology in Film: A Semiotic Approach to Reading Japanese Film and Anime Helps the reader uncover religious and folkloric tropes and subtexts embedded in popular Japanese movies and anime. Written in non-technical language, the book is suitable for anyone acquainted with Japanese film and mythology. 

Saturday, September 19      10:00 am – 11:00 am      Hanapepe Public Library      3:00 – 4:00 pm      Princeville Public Library

Monday, September 21      12:00 – 1:30 pm      Kauai Community College, OCET 106 C/D      5:00 – 6:00 pm      Lihue Library, Conference Room

September 20 – 26 Malie Foundation – Kauai Mokihana Festival 2015 20th – Hawaiian Church Services 21st – Kauai Composers Contest and Concert, Waimea Theater
22nd – Childrens/Youth Music Competition, KWMCH 22nd – Under the Palms at Wailua, Aston Kauai Resort, Free
23rd – Hawaiian Cultural Event, Kauai Museum, Free 24th – Hula Competition, Solo & Kahiko, Kauai Beach Resort 25th -- Hula Competition, Auana, Kauai Beach Resort 26th – Hula Competition, Solo Auana, Kauai Beach Resort

September 24, 5:30 pm Robert Cazimero In Concert Kauai Museum, Lihue $100 per person/reservation required/seating limited Info:  (808) 245-6931

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The 17th Annual Kauai Powwow Cultural Festival
September 25, 26, 27
25th – 4:00 – 9:00 pm
26th – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
27th – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Kapaa Beach Park
Free Admission
www.kauaipowwow@gmail.com

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September 26, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Matsuri Kauai Japanese Cultural Festival Karaoke singers, dancers, martial arts, drumming, kimono kitsuke, Bento, origami, musubi madness contest, mocha pounding, Mini bon dance, tea ceremony, bonsai, jorei, flower circle Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall Contact:  Pearl Shimizu, (808) 822-5353

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OCTOBER 2015 ART & CULTURE EVENTS

October 3, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm & October 4, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm 17th Annual Coconut Festival Kapaa Beach Park Fee: $5.00 per person/ Children under 12 – Free Contact:  Tricia Yamashita, (808) 652-4988

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Saturday, October 17, 7:00 pm ARISE Film + Music Benefit for Mental Health Kokua Kauai Premiere: Haleakala – A Trek for Dignity A Short Film on Mental Illness – directed by Don Lane; produced by Dr. Tom Vendetti Live Concert by Keola & Moanalani Beamer Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center Tickets: $25 adults; $15 Children age 17 and younger Contact:  Don Lane, don.lane@gmail.com October 23, 12 – 9 pm

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October 23, 10 am – 5 pm Kauai Chocolate & Coffee Festival Hanapepe Town Contact:  Kim Busch-French, (808) 651-9801 Saturday, October 24, 12 – 5 pm Festival of Stars & Flavors of Waimea:  Na Mele o Kaumualii C.B. Hofgaard Park, Waimea Town Info:  Anya K. Kaohi, (808) 338-1332

Saturday, October 2412 – 5 pm
Festival of Stars & Flavors of Waimea:  Na Mele o Kaumualii
C.B. Hofgaard Park, Waimea Town
Info:  Anya K. Kaohi, (808) 338-1332

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NOVEMBER 2015 ART & CULTURE EVENTS

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WEEKLY EVENTS

AT THE COCONUT MARKETPLACE

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 www.coconutmarketplace.com.(external 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 www.coconutmarketplace.com.(external 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 www.coconutmarketplace.com.(external link) 

!!!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.