SEPTEMBER ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

Friday, September 12, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

State Foundation on Culture & The Arts
FY2015-FY2017 Biennium Grants Program Workshop
State Office Building, 3060 Eiwa Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room
Contact:  SFCA Biennium Grants Program, (808) 586-0840

Friday, September 12, 7:00 - 10:00 pm
North Shore Dance Party
Church of the Pacific
$5.00 all levels & singles welcome
www.KauaiDancingBlog.com(external link)

Friday & Saturday, September 12 & 13, 7:00 pm
Sunday, September 14, 5:00 pm
Kaua’i Sings The 1980s
Join Kauai’s talent as they celebrate iconic hits of the 1980’s
Hukilau Lanai, Kauai Coast Resort
Proceeds benefit Malama Pono Health Services & Kauai United Way
Tickets:  (808) 246-9577; www.malama-pono.org(external link)

Saturday, September 13, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm jurying
Sunday, September 14, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon pickup of work
Schaefer Portrait Challenge 2015 at MACC — Jurying for Kaua’i
Kaua’i Community College Welding Classroom
3-901 Kaumualii Highway, Lihue
Contact:  Barbara Trecker; (808) 243-4232; (808) 205-2632

September 21 -27 (week-long event)
2014 Kauai Mokihana Festival
Year of Na Loea O Na Mea Hana Lima (Master Crafters)
Hawaiian culture workshops, music contest, 3-day hula competition,
crafts fair, hula & music events, Hawaiian church service, and more
Kauai Beach Resort + other venues
Contact:  Carol Bain or Maka Herrod; call (808) 822-2166
www.MalieFoundation.org(external link)

Monday, September, 22nd, 2014
Women In Theatre Presents
"Emma's Last Dance"
An Original Play...World Premiere
Written And Directed By David Penhallow Scott
Tickets $20 In Advance/$25 At The Door
On Line @ brownpapertickets.com
or @ womenintheatre.org

Performances...Friday, September 26th @ 7p
                         Saturday, September 27th @ 7p
                         Sunday Matinee, September 28th 4p

September 26, 27, 28; Friday - 4:00 - 9:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
16th Annual Kauai Powwow
Celebrating the rich Native American heritage in Hawaii
traditional drumming, street parties; live entertainment, children's shows
Family fun event/ Admission FREE
Contact:  Dr. Kani Blackwell, (808) 651-7733
www.kauaipowwow.com(external link)

OCTOBER ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

Saturday, October 4, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kauai Japanese Cultural Society presents
Matsuri Kauai Cultural Festival
dancers, martial arts, drumming, kimon kitsuke, bento,
origami, oshibana, musubi contest, mochi pounding, tea ceremony,
bondance, bonsai, jorei & flower circle, karaoke singers, and more
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall
Contact:  Pearl Shimizu, (808) 822-5353

Saturday, October 4, 9:00 am -5:00 pm
Sunday, October 5, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
18th Annual Kauai Coconut Festival
Everything about Coconut, non-stop music, taiko drummers,
keiki fun, petting zoo, cooking demonstrations
Kapa'a Beach Park
Info:  Tricia Yamashita, (808) 652-4988

Saturday, October 4, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Lihue Christian Church Bazaar
LCC social hall on Kress Street
Local-style crafts, baked goods, shshi, nishime, fresh produce, qults, and more on sale
Lucky number with prizes and a silent auction. Proceeds to benefit LCC's Boy Scouts. Call 245-2348 for more information

Saturday, October 11, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Eo e Emalani i Alakai
Queen Ema and her entourage enter the
Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow on horseback;
Hula Halau from around the state perform chants
& dances as gifts for the Queen;
Exhibitis, craft demonstrations, snack sales
Contact:  Michelle Hookano, (335) 997-5022
www.kokee.org(external link)

NOVEMBER ART & CULTURE EVENTS

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

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

 

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.