MARCH 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

March 23 – 25, 8:00 am start time
Kauai Senior Games Pickleball Tournament
Kalaheo Neighborhood Center
Hosted by the Kauai County Dept of Parks & Recreation, Kauai Ho’ohui Recreation and Kalaheo Pickleball ‘Ohana
Players from Mainland, Oahu, Maui, Hawaii Island & Kauai
Age categories age 50 and up
Free admission for spectators
Contact:  Kauai Dept of Parks & Rec; Jack Hodges, 808 634 4049

 

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Saturday, March 25, 5:00 – 8:00 pm (doors open at 4:15 pm)
Prince Kuhio Celebration Lu’au
Featuring Maunalua, Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winners
Halau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leina’ala, Na Haumana o Kawaikini
Koloa Landing Resort
$60 for adults, presale ($70 at the door)
$25 for Keiki, ages 4 – 12; ($35 at the door)
$80 premier seats ($90 at the door); contact Misha for VIP seating; (808) 356-3065mishahsc@gmail.com
Info and Tickets online at www.kawaikini.com
Koloa Wine Shop; Aloha ‘Aina Café
Event hosted by Kawaikini NCPCS, Hawaiian Language
Immersion Charter School

 

Saturday, March 25, 5:00 – 8:30 pm
Mokihana Aquatics 35th Anniversary Celebration
Featuring HAPA Live in Concert
Ono food, Prizes, lots of family fun
At Smith’s Tropical Paradise, 3-05971 Kuhio Highway
Tickets: $35, Call (808) 821-0587
Outlets:  Hanalei Surf Company, Vicky’s Fabrics, JC’s Flowers,
Kauai Electronics, Progressive Expressions, Jojo’s Anuenue

 

Saturday, March 25, 6:00 pm
Wahea Foundation presents
An Evening with Robert Cazimero & Hålau Na Kamalei o Lililahua
KCC Performing Arts Center
All seats are reserved
Online Tickets in Advance $33 plus fees
www.brownpapertickets.com/event/28880332    
Tickets at PAC Box Office $38 plus fees (day of show only)
Contact: sky.waheafoundation@gmail.com and 818-378-4547 (text and call)

Monday, March 27, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2017 – “Music Is Our Kuleana”
Jerome Koko and Daniel Ho
“Celebrating 40 Years of GIAC with Super Stars”

Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
Tickets:
Contact:  giac05@icloud.com

 

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Friday, March 31, 7:30 p.m.
Hawaii Opera Theatre presents
Jake Heggie’s “Three Decembers”
Based on a play by Terrence McNally about
Broadway star Madeline Mitchell, as she enters the twilight of her career; Madeline will be played by the internationally-renowned mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade in what the Houston Chronicle called "the role of a lifetime" for the opera legend when she created the role in 2008.
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
Tickets:  $25 and $45; available at the HOT Box Office,
(808) 596-7858
Local tickets outlets TBA

 

March 31 – April 16 (No holdovers)
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 7:00 pm
Sunday, 4:00 p,
Kauai Community Players present “Savanna Sipping Society”
By Kauai playwrights Jesse Jones, Nicholas Hope & Jamie Wooten
Directed by Jo Grande
Puhi Theatrical Warehouse, 4411E Kikowaena St, Lihue
Tickets $5 off opening weekend
Reception with cast & director on opening night w/ refreshments
Pay-what-you-can preview on Thursday, March 30, 1:00 pm
www.kauaicommunityplayers.org    

 

APRIL 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

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Saturday, April 1, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Grove Farm Old Time Games
A delightful day of family fun!
Come enjoy some real old fashioned fun with games, races, and entertainment from the 1800s & 1900s, along with small prizes from this bygone era! Amusing for the whole family, proceeds benefit the continuing preservation of the non-profit Waioli Mission House and Grove Farm museums. We’ll have games of skill along with potato sack, jump rope, and egg and spoon races, plus pie eating contests. There will also be a miniature horse petting zoo, puppet shows, a fortune teller and a tin-plate model train display. The Sweet Shoppe and food booths will be open all day!

Entry $2 per person • Families of 4 or more $8 • Games $2 • Contests & Races $1
Grove Farm Museum, 4050 Nawiliwili Road
Info: (808) 245-3202www.grovefarm.org


Saturday, April 1, 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Ceramic Night Fundraiser
Clayworks at Kilohana, Lihue
Design a ceramic vase in time for Mother’s Day;
Heavy pupus and beverages
Tickets:  $40, Ages 12 and older only
Info:  (808) 639-1379, Liz Hofmann

 

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Saturday, April 8, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Craft Fair
Hanapepe Library Meeting Room/Auditorium
4490 Kona Road, off Kaumuali’I Highway
The Friends of the Hanapepe Library provides support to our local library through the funding received from membership, donations, and craft sales.  With this funding, we are able to promote and host lecture series, cultural demonstrations, crafting, keiki activities, reading program incentives and community outreach.  Much of the funds raised come from the sale of our Oshibana (Pressed Flower) cards and bookmarks made by the Friends membership.

 

Saturday, April 8, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Ho’okena w/ Ben Vegas & Maila Gibson in Concert
Horace Dudoit, Chris Kamaka & Glen Smith
Hula stylists Nani Dudoit of Halau Na Kamalei o Lililehua
Ben Vegas & Maila Gibson, Na Hoku Hanohano Award winners
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Kauai Ticket Outlets -- $30 general admission
Banana Patch Studio, Hanapepe, 335-5944
Kauai Music & Sound, Kapaa, 823-0302
Scotty’s Music, Lihue, 246-2020
Island Soap & Candleworks, Koloa, 742-1945
Hawaiian Music Hut, Princeville, 826-0245

 

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Saturday, April 22, 7:00 pm
Makana & Friends Present
A Tribute to Slack Key Master Sonny Chillingworth
VIP (includes front row couch seating, meet & greet, autographed CDs, photos with artist) -- $150 (very limited availability)
Premium: $55
General Admission: $35
Kauai Christian Academy Community Center, 4000 Kilauea Road
Tickets on sale very soon!
Info:  www.MakanaMusic.com/Gigs

 

 

MAY 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Monday, May 1, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
May Day Lei Contest
Kauai Museum

 

Saturday, May 13, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
May Day by the Bay 2017
Featuring Hawaiian music performed by groups from Kauai and throughout the state; hula, cultural demonstrations, Kauai made products craft fair, displays by community groups, Hawaiian food, silent auction
Wai’oli Beach Park, 4378 Hee Road, Hanalei
Cost:  Free

 

Kauai Community Players

May 12 – 28
Kauai Community Players present
Talley’s Folly
Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lanford Wilson
Directed for KCP by Nellie Foster
Takes place in a Victorian boathouse in Lebanon, Missouri, in 1944.

 

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Friday, May 26; Doors 7:00 pm/Show 7:30 pm
Maria Muldaur & Her Red Hot Blusiana Band, Hawaii Tour 2017
New Orleans-flavored Blues, R&B, Swamp Funk;
nominated for Best Traditional Female Blues Artist, Blues Foundation
“Midnight at the Oasis, 1974 Mega Hit – “Steady Love” 39th album
Signed Instrument auction benefitting Kauai Lifeguard Association
Kauai Marriott Resort Ballroom, 3616 Rice St, Lihue
Tickets $40; Gold Circle $55
Call (808) 896-4845
www.lazarbear.com
Contact Venue: (808) 245-5050

 

Saturday, May 27, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
8th Annual Pedal to the Meadow
from Kekaha to Koke’e
Sunday, May 28
Mana time Trial and Cycle on the Strip Criterium in Kekaha/Mana
Register:  www.PedaltotheMeadowKauai
Entry fees vary ages 10 and up
www.Facebook.com/PedaltotheMeadowKauai/BicycleRacingKauai     

Sunday, May 28, 9:00 am start time
27th Annual Banana Poka Round Up
Great musicians, weave a basket, take a hike, enjoy the forest, play games, eat snacks, silent auction, booths about native plants and animals; parking at the park; shuttle van up the hill
Historic Civilian Conservation Corps Camp
Above Kokee Lodge
Contact:  info@kokee.orgwww.kokee.org

 

JUNE 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

June 24, 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Kauai Humane Society & Junior Achievement presents
2017 Dog House Beer Fest
Small bites from restaurants & beers from Hawaii & the mainland
Local entertainment,
Kauai Sheraton, Poipu
Tickets $75 online, www.kauaihumane.org
Tickets $90 at the door after June 16
Ages 21 and older – ID at the door
Contact:  Laura, (808) 632-0610, ext 108laura@kauaihumane.org

 

ON GOING

 

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