JULY ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

Thursday-Sunday, July 21-24, 7:00 pm (three weekends)
HCT’s Summer After Dark Show – “Spamalot”
Adapted from Monty Python & the Holy Grail Film
Puhi Theatrical Warehouse
Seating Limited: Rated POG-13 (bawdy language)
Tickets online: www.hawaiichildrenstheatre.org
Info (808) 246-8985
 

 

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July 22 – 31, 2016, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Koloa Plantation Days – week long celebration
Friday, July 29, 5:00 – 8:30 pm
Flavors of Kukui’ula, Largest pau hana party
Shops at Kuku’ula w/ music by Wally Rita y Los Kauaianos & Waiola
Saturday, July 30, 10:00 a.m. KPD Parade from Koloa Public Library to Knudsen Park; (roads close at 9:00 am)

 

Friday, July 22, 5:00 – 10:00 pm
Shuttles begin at 5:00 – 7:00; Movie begins at sundown – 7:30 pm
Movie Night in McBryde Garden
Jurassic World
McBryde Garden, NTBG, Koloa
Park at the NTBG South Shore Visitor Center
Bring low beach chairs or blankets for seating;
No alcohol; small soft-sided coolers permitted
Cost:  $5 children - $10 adults; Free to NTBG members
Info:  Tessa McSwain, (808) 332-7324

 

Friday – Saturday, July 22-23, 6:00 – 10:30 pm
Soto Zen Bon Festival
Soto Zen Temple Grounds, Hanapepe
Free and Open to the Public
Contact: (808) 335-3521; Gerald Hirata, (808) 346-4650  

 

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Friday, July 22, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday, July 23, 11:00 am – 7:30 pm
17th Annual Koloa Plantation Days Rodeo 2016
Admission Free
Bull Bash, 5th Annual Music in the Country: Food Truck Frenzy & Barrell Racing – 5:00 p.m.: CJM Stables Rodeo Arena
Info:  Joyce Miranda, (808) 742-6096

 

Thursday-Sunday, July 28-31, 7:00 pm (second weekend)
HCT’s Summer After Dark Show – “Spamalot”
Adapted from Monty Python & the Holy Grail Film
Puhi Theatrical Warehouse
Seating Limited: Rated POG-13 (bawdy language)
Tickets online: www.hawaiichildrenstheatre.org
Info (808) 246-8985

 

Friday, July 29; Doors 6:00; Show 7:00 pm
“An Evening with Joan Osborne”
Hawaii Tour 2016
Singer-songwriter & multi-platinum selling recording artist & seven-time Grammy Award nominee
Acoustic Duo, featuring Keith Cotton
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center,
3-1901 Kaumualii Highway, Lihue
Tickets: $45 general; $65 Gold Circle
Hanalei Strings, Kauai Music & Sound, Scotty’s Music, Kauai Harley Davidson, Progressive Expressions
PAC Box Office: Night of show only
Contact:  lazarbear@gmail.com for tickets

 

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Friday-Saturday, July 29-30, 7:30 pm
Bon Dance Festival
Koloa Jodo Mission
Koloa Town (across Big Save)
Info: (808) 742-6735

 

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Saturday, July 30, 6:00 pm
Kauai Island Singers Showcase presents
“Feeling Good!”
Starring: Hezar Courson, Erik Hagen, Mary Ellen Kopitzke, Melissa Mojo, Trishana Star, Diana Leone, Mike Kobayashi, Lee Miller, Fran Nestel, Stanley Wolshin
Hank Curtis on Piano; Laine Griffith on Sax, Clarinet & Flute
All Saints Church, Kapaa
Free and Open to the Public
Contact:  Women in Theatre

 

Saturday, July 30, 7:30 – 8:30 pm
Polynesian Revue & Fire Dancing
Poipu Shopping Village; parking at Kiahuna Golf Club’s parking lot
Admission Free
Contact:  Melissa McFerrin, (808) 652-3217
www.koloaplantationdays.com (for weeklong events)

 

AUGUST ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

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Wednesday, August 3, 7:00 doors; 7:30 pm Show
Buffalo Music presents
An Intimate Evening with Rickie Lee Jones:  Hawaii Tour 2016
Iconic pop/jazz/beatnik singer-songwriter
“Chuck E’s in Love” solo live:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLiIe0KQ_lY
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
Tickets:  $60 reserved, first six rows; $45 general
Tickets available:  http://buffalo-music.com/rickie-lee-jones.html
Outlets:  Hanalei Strings, Magic Dragon Toys, Kauai Music & sound, Papaya’s Natural Food & Café; Scotty’s Music, Progressive Expressions, Kalaheo Music & Strings
PAC Box Office:  Night of Show only
Contact:  Doug Allsopp, (808) 386-1784

 

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August 3 – 6
Red Clay Jazz Festival
Wednesday, August 3, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
   Pancho Graham & Kirby Keough
   Kauai Marriott Aupaka Bar, Lihue
   David Braun Trio
   Sheraton Hotel Rumfire Courtyard, Poipu
   No charge
Thursday, August 4, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
   Cindy Combs & Friends
   Port Allen Bar & Grill, Port Allen
   Kirk Smart & Jazz Kanikapila
   Hanalei Bay Resort, Princeville
   No charge
Friday, August 5, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
   Dennis McGraw & Wailua Jazz Band
   Hilton Garden Inn Ballroom, (next to Wailua Bridge)
   No charge
Saturday August 6 concert, 3:00 gates; 4:00 music
   Pete Escevedo & His Septet from California; Adagio,
   a quartet from Oahu; Jazz Kanikapila from Kauai
   Courtyard Kauai, Coconut Beach Marriott
   Tickets: Early bird $40 until June 30; $50 after June 30:
    $55 at the door day of event
www.redclayjazz.org
Info:  Judy Arrigo, (808) 822-3148

 

Thursday-Sunday , August 4-7, 7:00 pm (third weekend)
HCT’s Summer After Dark Show – “Spamalot”
Adapted from Monty Python & the Holy Grail Film
Puhi Theatrical Warehouse
Seating Limited: Rated POG-13 (bawdy language)
Tickets online: www.hawaiichildrenstheatre.org
Info (808) 246-8985

 

Friday-Saturday, August 5 – 6, 7:30 pm
Bon Dance Festival
West Kauai Hongwanji – Hanapepe
Hanapepe Town (along Kaumualii Highway)
Info: (808) 335-3195

 

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Saturday - Sunday, August 6 - 7, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
15th Annual Heiva I Kauai Iorana Tahiti Cultural Festival
Tahitian Dance and Drumming Competition
Featuring traditional & contemporary solo and group dance
Plus professional dance exhibitions
Pacific island artists & cultural demonstrations – Niihau shell jewelry making, lauhala weaving, wood carving, fire knife dancing, & more
Island foods & Polynesian crafts; Tahitian products available; silent auction daily
Kapaa Beach Park
Cost:  $6 daily admission, children 6 and under FREE
Info:  Sally Jo Manea, (808) 822-9447; Pat Finberg, (808) 634-8699
www.heivaikauai.com

 

Saturday, August 6, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, August 7, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Paradise Ride
Malama Pono Health Services Fundraising event
Courtyard Marriott, 650 Aleka Loop
Registration:  $99
Contact:  Rob Anderson, (808) 246-9577

 

Sunday, August 7, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hale `Opio & Malama Hule`ia invite you to
Dedication Ceremony for a Community Beautification Project
Of Niumalu Beach Park, Including a youth-created “Hawaiian Moon Mosaic” and Historical Photo Murals
This event highlights the commitment and efforts of Malama Hule`ia Volunteers in Restoration of Pua`ali and Hule`ia Watersheds
Local history, hula, food to be enjoyed by all
At the Niumalu Beach Park Pavilion
Contact:  Kat Ho -- Hale Opio, (808) 635-4110; Sara Bowen – Malama Hule`ia, (808) 626-5210
www.malamahuleia.org

 

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Sunday, August 14, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Waipa Music & Mango Festival
Home grown live music, hands-on activities, Local artisans & crafts,
Island Chefs & food vendors, mango recipe contest, biggest mango contest, mango tasting, silent auction, cultural & educational displays
Halulu Fishpond at Waipa, Hanalei
Admission:  $10 adults; $1 keiki ages 3 – 18
www.waipafoundation.org

 

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Sunday, August 21, 7:00 pm
Kyoto Tachibana High School Band Benefit Concert
7th Kauai Tour since 1998
One of the best marching and brass band in Japan’s Kansai Western region, 110 member band, which has performed at the Rose Bowl and 1996 World Olympic Games in Atlanta
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue
To benefit Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Band, Director Sarah Tochiki, & Kauai High School Band, Director Darryl Miyasato
Info:  Art Umezu

 

Pilgrimage of Compassion
with Shakuhachi Grandmaster Riley Lee and members of Taiko Kaua’i.
Sunday, August 28
1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
1:00 pm Activities Start
2:30 pm Program Starts
Bonsai Exhibit, mochi pounding, ikebana and calligraphy demonstrations,
Lei making, basket weaving, bake sale, silent auction,
Cultural and culinary demonstrations
Donations are appreciated
Contact 639-5952, LM@hawaii.rr.com
www.lawaicenter.org

 

SEPTEMBER ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Sunday, September 4, 6:00 am – 1:00 pm
Kauai Marathon 2016
Grand  Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa
Cost:  Registration Fee
Contact:  Bob Craver, (808) 283-2078

 

Friday, September 9, 6:00 doors/7:00 show
Hiroshima – Hawaii Tour 2016
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
$45 general; $65 Gold Circle
Contact:  Lazar Bear, www.facebook.com/lazarbearproductions
www.hiroshimamusic.com

 

Sunday, September 18 – Saturday, September 24
Kauai Mokihana Festival 2016
A week-long celebration of Hawaiian culture
Music Contest, 3-day hula competition, crafts fair and workshops, and more
Kauai Beach Resort plus other venues
Tickets & Info:  www.MalieFoundation.org
Contact:  Maka Herrod

 

OCTOBER ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

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DECEMBER ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

JANUARY 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Thursday, January 26, 2017; 6:00 Door; 7:00 Show
An Evening with Judy Collins
Singer-Songwriter & Folk Music Icon
Special Guest: Ari Hest – Hawaii Tour 2017
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
Tickets:  $45 general; $65 gold circle
Tix Outlets: Kauai Music & Sound, Hanalei Music & Strings, Progressive Expressions, Kauai Harley Davidson, Scotty’s Music
Contact:  Lazar Bear, (808) 896-4845www.lazarbear.com
www.judycollins.com