MID-MARCH 2015 ART & CULTURE EVENTS

Thursday, March 26, 5:30 pm

Hawaii Craftsmen ‘Aha Hana Lima 2015 workshops

Sara Ransford Ceramic Sculptor Lecture

Sculpting in Paper Clay:  The Process

Galerie 103, Kukuiula Village

Contact (808) 742-0103

 

Friday, March 27, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

Saturday, March 28 & Sunday, March 29; 9:00 am– 5:00 pm

Hawaii Craftsmen ‘Aha Hana Lima 2015 workshops

Sara Ransford Ceramic Sculptor Workshop

Sculpting in Paper Clay: The Process - pyrogirlaspen.com

Keith Tammarine Studio, 3586 Koloa Road #B

(Below Lawai General Store)

Maximum enrollment – 15

HC Member $250/ Non-member $300/ Student $150

+ $25 lab fee

Register:  hawaiicraftsmen.org/event-1853075

 

Friday, March 27th, 1:00 pm-9:00 pm

Saturday, March 28th, 9:00 am-5:00 pm

2015 Kaua‘i Orchid and Art Festival

Guest Artist -- Makana

Various locations in Hanapepe

Orchid show, live music, art displays, food, workshops,

craft fair, Silent Auction, activities for keiki

Juried Art Show with Artist Cash Prizes

Plein air and studio painting both days

Link for art show: www.hanapepe.org or call Angela Headley,

(808) 335-0591

All events except workshops are FREE

Contact: Kimberly Busch-French (808) 651-9801

 

Friday, March 27, 7:00 pm

Tom Moffatt presents

An Evening with Neil Sedaka

Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center

Tickets and times – TBA

 

Saturday, March 28, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Co-sponsors Kauai Historical Society and Kauai Museum present

“He Ko’I Honua—an Introduction to the Kumulipo”

by Kumu Kawika Makanani, a Kaua’i native, teacher and scholar.

The Kumulipo is a seminal chant that encompasses the Hawaiian perspectives on creation, evolution, spirituality, and also the genealogy of the original ali’iI and their descendants. He presents glimpses into the major parts of the Kumulipo, a chant that has innumerable layers of knowledge and meaning.

Bring a brown bag lunch; ice tea and coffee will be provided.

Kauai Museum

Free and open to the public

Call Kauai Historical Society at 245-3373 or email info@kauaihistoricalsociety.org

OR call the Kauai Museum at 245-6931.

 

Saturday, March 28, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

3rd Annual Grove Farm Old Time Games

Experiencing family fun at the turn of the 20th Century

A delightful day of family fun! – Games of skill, potato sack race, pie-eating contest, petting zoo, puppet shows, tin plate model train display, delicious food

1:00 pm –  New! Grove Farm Vaudeville Show – most

popular entertainment from 1880’s through 1920’s

Grove Farm Museum, Lihue on Nawiliwili Road

$2 entry fee; $8 for family of 4 or more.

Games - $2 each, races and contests - $1 each, shows free

Contact:  (808) 245-3202

 

Saturday, March 28, (call them for time)

Island School’s 36th Annual Gala Auction

“Speakeasy Club”

Remembering the days of gangsters, flappers & all that jazz

Grand Hyatt Kaua’I Resort & Spa, Poipu

Single ticket $150; Table of Ten $1,500

Payment by cash, credit card, or check made out to Island School (write “auction” in memo field)

Must be at least 21 years old to attend

Preview auction items: http://ischool.maestroweb.com

Info:  (808) 246-0233; auction@ischool.org

 

Saturday, March 28, 7:00 pm

Kauai Christian Fellowship presents

Tales of Tolstoy

A One Man Show with Bruce Kuhn

Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center

Tickets $20

Kauai Music & Sound, Scotty’s Music, Nukumoi Surf Company,

Kauai Christian Fellowship, PAC Box Office – night of event

Contact:  Rick Bundschuh, (808) 639-6146

 

March 29 – Entry Deadline

Call for Entries in Women in Theatre’s

2015 Kauai Shorts 10-minute Play Festival

Plays must be 10 minutes long and suitable for general audience

Previously or professionally produced plays ineligible;

Special consideration will be given to Hawaii-based playwrights.

Authors notified by June 1

Selected plays produced at KCC Performing Arts Center on

August 7 and 8, 2015

No entry fee

To enter, visit www.WomenInTheatre.org

Questions:  Romeycurtis@aol.com

 

March 30, 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Aloha Friday Nights

Featuring Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Jazz Band

Kukui Grove Center Stage

 

 

APRIL 2015 ART & CULTURE EVENTS

 

April 2 – 19, 2015 (three weekends only)

Thurs, Fri, Sat at 7:00 pm; Sundays 4:00 pm

Kauai Community Players present “Prodigal Father”

Written & directed by Richard E. Peck,

playwright from New Mexico & Kauai

Light-hearted comedy about sailor/novelist father who locates his son whom he hasn’t seen in years. The play treats in hilarious fashion the inability of some men to express their love.

Puhi Theatrical Playhouse, 4411 Kikowaena, Puhi

Tickets:  $22 at the door;

$20 in advance through BrownPaperTickets.com;

Discounts for seniors, KCP members, and opening weekend

Info:  www.KauaiCommunityPlayers.org

 

April 2 – 30

April 9, 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Opening Reception

Preview Exhibition for Kauai Art Tour

KSA Art Gallery Space, Kukui Grove Center

Contact:  Donia Lilly KauaiArtTour.com

 

Thursday, April 9; 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Presentation on Lihue:  Root and Branch of a Hawaii Town,

new book by Pat L. Griffin.

 At Lihue Public Library conference room

Copies will be available for purchase and author’s autograph. Extensive, 350+ pg. book details evolution of Lihue town core from a mill town to commercial center, to a governmental center. Fascinating historic photos and carefully researched text illustrates architecture, social and economic changes. Brings back memories of Lihue’s past, key personalities, and hopes for its future. Mahalo to Friends of Lihue Library.

Call Kauai Historical Society, 808-245-3373 or email info@kauaihistoricalsociety.org.

 

Saturday, April 18,

Hawaii Pacific University Symphony

Guest Artist – Makana

Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center

Contact:  Dr Teresa McCreary, (808) 544-0887

 

Saturday, April 18, 8:30 am

Hui O Laka event – Earth Day

Tackling the invasive weeds

Kokee Museum, Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow, Kokee State Park

 

April 18 & 19, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

Kauai Art Tour – Artists Open Studios

Lihue to Waimea

Free Printed Guidebooks will be available as well as Maps & Info online: KauaiArtTour.com

 

April 25 & 26, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

Kauai Art Tour – Artists Open Studios

Wailua to Hanalei

Free Printed Guidebooks will be available as well as Maps & Info online: KauaiArtTour.com

 

 

MAY 2015 ART & CULTURE EVENTS

 

May 1 – 3, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

2015 Kauai Writers Conference

Hosts 6 nationally recognized authors and 2 top literary agents;

A full weekend of author, agent and editor talks, conference sessions with personal feedback in the unique Read-A-Palooza event.

Courtyard at Marriott Resort, Kapaa

Conference fee: $429.

Scholarships are available for college as well as junior and senior high school students.  

Discounted group rates are available for parties of four or more.

Visit www.kauaiwritersconference.com.

 

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 5:30 – 9:00 pm

Kauai Historical Society Fundraiser

Smith’s Tropical Garden

Tickets:  $85 – dinner and entertainment – local musicians representing all sections of Kaua’i

Silent Auction – valuable, unusual and rare items

Starting at 4:00 pm:

Free Smith’s Boat rides on Wailua River for local residents;

Visitors – discounted boat ride tickets at $18

Contact:  Kaua’I Historical Society

 

JUNE 2015 ART & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Sunday, June 7, 11:30 am

Rotary Club of Kapa’a Signature Fundraiser

27th Annual Taste of Hawaii – the Ultimate Sunday Brunch

Serving Kauai’s Youth, Community and Vocational

Smith’s Tropical Paradise

Purchase tickets online

www.tasteofhawaii.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.