FEBRUARY 2016 ART & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Monday, February 8, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

E Kanikapila Kakou 2016 – “Leap Into Hawaiian Music”

The Aloha Music Camp Artist/Instructors with Keola & Moanalani Beamer – Alan Akaka, Kaliko Beamer-Trapp, Kevin Brown, Uluwehi Guerrero, Mauliola Cook, Calvin Hoe, John & Hope Keawe, Herb Ohta Jr, Liko Puha, Konabob Stoeffer

Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom

Contact:  giac05@icloud.com

 

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Thursday, February 11, 5:30 – 7:30 pm 23rd Annual Eat Dessert First Zonta Club of Kauai Foundation Annual Fundraiser Kauai Beach Resort $25 Advance; $30 at Door ($15 Tax Deductible) tickets outlets: The Right Slice; Déjà vu Surf; Grove Hairmates; Salty Wahine, Island Ace Hardware, Vicky’s Fabric, The Wine Shop, Monkey Pod Jam Proceeds benefit Scholarship for seniors at all Kauai high schools; women re-entering the workforce at KCC; other community donations. Info:  Jeanette Bonilla, (808) 332-5654zontakauai@gmail.com www.zonta-kauai.org

Thursday, February 11, 6:30 pm

Kauai Concert Association presents

World-renowned pianist Alpin Hong returns to Kaua’i

Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center, Lihue

Tickets:  $30 adults/$15 students

Magic Dragon, Kauai Music & Sound, Pictures Plus, 

Island Soap & Candleworks, Kalaheo Coffee

Tickets:  www.kauai-concert.org

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Friday, February 12th, 2016
Brigham Young University-Hawaii
Salsa & Brass Jazz Concert
Dr. Darren Durden Conductor
Performance @ 7p
Free Admission!
 
Contact: Michael Johanson @ 808-675-3669
             or michael.johanson@byuh.edu
 
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Many other Festival related events from Feb 19 – 21
aloha@waimeatowncelebration.com
Feb 19 – 20: Paniolo Hat Lei Contest, West Kauai Visitor Center
Feb 19 – 20: 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, Waimea Canyon Park
Feb 19 – 20: Silent Auction, Old Waimea Mill
Feb 19 – 21: Slow Pitch Softball Tournament, Waimea Athletic Field
Feb 20:  Waimea Town Celebration Regatta, Waimea Landing
Feb 20:  39th Annual Captain Cook Caper Run, Plantation Cottages
Feb 20:  Lappert’s Ice Cream Eating Contest, Old Waimea Mill
Feb 20:  Scotty’s Music `Ukulele Contest, Old Waimea Mill

 

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Sunday, April 14, 9:00 am
Mana 10.8 mile Time Trail Competitive Bicycle Road Race
for cyclists and triathletes
Starts & ends at MacArthur Park at Kekaha Beach
Open to 10 years and older
Entry forms pick up on 02/06/16, 10 am – 2 pm
at Sports Authority, Kukui Grove
Entry Fee $20 in advance; $25 on race day
Info:  Mary Williamson; p2mKauai@gmail.com
www.pedaltothemeadow.com

Sunday, February 14, 7:00 – 11:00 am
30th Annual ACF Breakfast
Kaua`i Community College
All You Can Eat Menu:  Eggs Benedict, Scrambled Eggs,
Portuguese Sausage, Ham, Steamed Rice, Hash Brown Potatoes,
Omelet Station cooked to order, Pancakes, Pastries, Kauai Coffee,
Meadow Gold Juice & Milk, Kauai Springs Water
Adults:  $18, $22 at door
Children (5 – 10 yrs) $5; Free for ages 5 and below
Ticket Outlets:
Brick Oven Kalaheo, Dani’s Restaurant, Fish Express, Kalaheo Coffee House, Kalena Fish Market, Kauai Coffee Visitor Center,
Kauai Community College Cafeteria, Koloa Fish Market, Mark’s Place,
MC’s Grill, Pono Market, Sole Mates, Sone’s Deli & Catering

Sunday, February 14, 12:00 pm
King Kaumuali`i Festival
At Pa`ula`ula (Queen Elizabeth Russian Fort), Waimea
Festival honoring the legacy of Kauai’s last king
Makahiki games, guided tours, live entertainment by Michael Keale, hula performances by Kaua`I halau; Konane, traditional Hawaiian game of strategy will be taught by hawaiiancheckers.com
Admission & parking FREE; food & drinks available for purchase
Info:  Aletha Kaohi, (808) 338-1332

Monday, February 15, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

E Kanikapila Kakou 2016 – “Leap Into Hawaiian Music”

Lito Arkangel of Kea’au, musician, entertainer, UH Hilo instructor,

Uncle Dwight Tokumoto, UH Hilo instructor, steel guitarist 

Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom

Contact:  giac05@icloud.com

 

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Thursday, February 18, 6:30 pm
Tales & Treats
An evening of storytelling
Comedic TALES by Tony Silva of Da Braddahs Comedy Duo
TREATS of chocolate from Kaua`i Chocolate Company, cupcakes from Kuppycakes by J, Ice cream from Super Duper II
Historic Waimea Theater
Ticket: $10 general admission at door
Info:  Puni Patrick, (808) 651-5744aloha@waimeatowncelebration.com

 

Friday 19 - Saturday, February 20, 10 am start time
Waimea Round Up Rodeo
Team roping on Friday 10 am – 5:30 pm FREE
Traditional rodeo events – paniolo po`owalu & double mugging
Saturday at 10 am – Na Paniolo Kauai a me Niihau 2016
Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Food concessions and crafts available on site
The Friendship Do Ranch (Old Waimea Dairy)
Admission Saturday $5 adults, $3 child 5 – 12
Info:  Kevin Blackstad, kelkob@hawaii.rr.com

 

Friday - Saturday, February 19 – 20
Heritage of Aloha Ho`olaule`a
Two-day Ho`olaule`a of continuous LIVE entertainment on a big stage, local food booths, carnival games and rides for the keiki, craft vendors, beer garden including Rum Punch & Pineapple Passion form Kauai’s own Koloa Rum
The Old Waimea Dairy Site
Admission is FREE
Info:  Puni Patrick, (808) 651-5744aloha@waimeatowncelebration.com

 

Sunday, February 21st, 2016
Halau Ka Lei  Mokihana Leina`ala
Kumu Hula Leina'ala Pavao Jardin
An Incredible Evening of Hawaiian
Music and Incomprable Hula!
Na Lei Pili Pu`Uwai...Featuring
Kuana Torres Kahele

Special Guest Performance By
Pupukahiike Aloona Pua
Kumu Hula Michael Lanakila Casupang
Students From Mid-Pacific Insitute
Manoa, O'ahu
 
 
Tickets...$25 Advance, $35 At The Door
Ticket On Island
Kapaa...Vicky's Fabrics
Lihue...Hair Razors
Koloa...The Wine Shop
Kalaheo...Brick Oven Pizza
 
Doors Open @ 4p
Performance @ 5p
 
Contact Information...639-9033
 
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Sunday, February 21, 4:00 pm doors open
Kumu Hula Leina’ala Pavao Jardin presents
“Na Lei Pili Pu`uwai”
An incredible Evening of Hawaiian Music and Hula
Halau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leina`ala
Featuring Kuana Torres Kahele
Special Guest Performance by
Pupukahi I Ke Alo O Na Pua
Kumu Hula Michael Lanakila Casupang
Students from Mid-Pacific Institute, Manoa
Kaua`i Community College Performing Arts Center
Tickets $25 advance; $35 at the door
Outlets:  Vicky’s Fabrics Kapaa; Hair Raizors Lihue;
The Wine Shop Koloa; Brick Oven Pizza in Kalaheo
Silent Auction Info, call (808) 639-9033
Concert Proceeds to benefit Na keiki participating in
2016 Queen Liliu`okalani Keiki Hula Competition
 
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Friday & Saturday, February 26 & 27, 8:00 am-8:30 pm Sunday, February 28, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm 18th Annual E Pili Ka Kou I Ho’okahi Lahui Non-competitive Cultural Festival Kauai Beach Resort Info:  Tina Waiolena Unciano, (808) 237-9110 www.epilikakou.com

Monday, February 29, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

E Kanikapila Kakou 2016 – “Leap Into Hawaiian Music”

Community Hula Night Hana Hou with the Malie Foundation

Nathan Kalama, Maka Herrod & More 

Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom

Contact:  giac05@icloud.com

 

MARCH 2016 ART & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Monday, March 7, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2016 – “Leap Into Hawaiian Music”
Aaron Mahi and George Kuo
Enjoy old-style Hawaiian music with two veteran musicians
Kaua`i Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Contact:  giac05@icloud.com

 

Monday, March 14, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2016 – “Leap Into Hawaiian Music”
Sean Na`auao and Kupu`eu Dalire-Na`auao
Father and Son Team their family harmony and stories
Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Contact:  giac05@icloud.com

 

Saturday, March 19, 6:00 pm (Doors open at 5:30)
In The Name of Aloha Concert
Film Concert and Ho`ike
Share in the Hula Legacy of Aunty Lokalia Montgomery
Her Haumana:  Aunty Sally Woods Naluai, Aunty Nana Kekau`ilani Kalama, Aunty Maiki Aiu Lake, Aunty Nellie Wong Hookano Nunes
Historic Waimea Theater
Tickets:  $15
Contact:  inthenameofalohaconcert@gmail.com
(808) 652-0799

 

Monday, March 21, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2016 – “Leap Into Hawaiian Music”
Willie K and His Band in Concert
A Ticketed Event (Tickets will go on sale February 15)
$45 reserved section/ $38 general admission
Kaua`i Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Contact:  giac05@icloud.com

 

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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.