OCTOBER 2014 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

Wednesday, October 22, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

YWCA of Kaua'i Candlelight Vigil - "Changing Hurt to Hope"
Honor victims & survivors of domestic violence & sexual assault
St. Michael & All Angels Church
5:00 Music & Refreshments
6:00 Program
7:00 Lighting of Candles
Childcare provided 5:45 - 7:00 pm
Info:  (808) 245-8404
 
Friday, October 24, 7:00 pm
Honolulu Theatre for Youth presents
GRINDS — The Story of Food in Hawaii
Kaua'i Community College Performing Arts Center
All seats $10
Tickets:  www.htyweb.org(external link)
Contact: (808) 839-9885 x 720

Friday & Saturday, October 24 & 25, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friends of the Lihue Library - Used Book Sale
Lihue Public Library, Conference Room

Saturday, October 25, 7:30 am - 12:00 noon
Friends of Kamalani Playground & Lydgate Park
9th Annual National Make a Difference Day Kauai
All ages & ability Kauai residents & visitors invited
Lydgate Park Main Pavilion
Attire:  work gloves, sun protection, work clothes, shoes, own water container
Gourmet lunch donated by Kaua'i's finest restaurants & bakeries
www.kamalani.org(external link); (808) 245-5959
 
Saturday, October 25, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
2014 Senior Food & Craft Fair
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue
Traditional foods, original handcrafted treasures
Hundreds of lucky drawing door prizes
Entertainment by members of senior centers
Admission FREE
Sponsored by County of Kauai Parks & Rec & Na Kupuna Council
 
Sunday, October 26, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Gates Open at 10:30 am
Taiko Drumming Lecture-Demo with Ray Nitta
& Hands-On Workshop for Beginners
88 Shrines at the Lawai International Center
Register:  dorahong888 at gmail.com; call (808) 651-8893
Donations are appreciated with gratitude
 
Friday, October 31, 8:00 am - 3:30 pm (Honolulu Event)
Pupukahi I Holomua: Unite to Move Forward
Hawaii Heritage Hospitality Forum
Keynote Speaker Andrew Te Whaiti
Explore ways in which historic & cultural-oriented travel
contributes to preserving Hawaii's unique sense of place
and provide a high-quality experience for visitors
Hawaii Convention Center, Waikiki
To participate as exhibitor or showcase your heritage site and hospitality goods, visit: http://hhh.historichawaii.org(external link)
 
October 31
Deadline to sign up as volunteer for NTBG Large-scale Sculpture Project
in McBryde Garden with world-renowned artist Patrick Dougherty
Work on Sculpture between November 2 - 14 and November 17 - 22;
Two 4-hour shifts per day for volunteers; volunteers can sign up for as many shift and as many days as you like; work may require you to work on construction scaffolding up to 20 feet high; requires physical stamina
Questions or Sign up:  Lorna Lopes, (808) 332-7324, ext204;
<llopes@ntbg.org>

NOVEMBER ART & CULTURE EVENTS

Saturday, November 1, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Malie Foundation's Hawaiian Holiday Craft Fair
Year of Na Loea O Na Mea Hana Lima
Kauai Beach Resort
Info:  Maka Herrod (808) 822-2166; KMFKauai at hawaii.rr.com

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:
www.princevillecommunity.com/view/events-committee.aspx(external 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 pcaonline.org; (808) 826-6687

Saturday, November 8, 11 am - 5 pm
Small Works Show Entries due
KSA Gallery at Kukui Grove
November 21, 2014 - January 2, 2015 - Exhibition Dates
Contact:  Phyllis Kunimura 808-822-0262

Saturday, November 8, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Annual K.I.D.S School Craft Fair & Carnival
Food, Shave Ice, Games, Silent Auction, Kaua Crafters, Tag Sale & LIVE Music
1346 Inia St. between First Hawaiian Bank & Bike Path in Kapaa
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, 5:00 - 9:00 pm
Grove Farm Homesteads Museum
150th Anniversary Luau
Guest Artist:  Melveen Leed
For stories, tickets, info, contact (808) 245-3202;
grovefarm at hawaiiantel.net

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
www.slackkeyfestival.com(external 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
 
Thursday, November 20, 7:00 pm
Kauai Concert Association presents
Trio Con Brio Copenhagen
World-renowned Piano Trio
Kauai C0mmunity College PAC
Tickets:  http://kauai-concert.org/tickets.html(external link)
 
Saturday, November 29, 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Kaua'i Handworks 35th Annual Christmas Fair
All Kaua'i made products
Wilcox School Cafeteria
Contact:  Erlinda Bukoski, (808) 332-7220;
Gayle Konishi, (808) 332-8483

Saturday, November 29
Go Green for the Holidays - Annual Members Meeting
Tabletop Centerpiece or small evergreen Swag Workshop
by Wai Kuapahi, Billi Smith, Lorraine Wichman, & Linda Oshiro
Bring your own clippers, scissors, gloves & embellishments
CCC Camp
Cost $20
Sign up:  call (808) 335-9975

DECEMBER ART & CULTURE EVENTS

Saturday, December 6, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Full Wreath-making workshop
Wai Kuapahi, Billi Smith, Lorraine Wichman, & others
Bring your own clippers, scissors, gloves & embellishments
CCC Camp
Cost $20
Sign up: call (808) 335-9975

 

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.