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April 2018

Earth Blessings Concert by Youssoupha Sidibe on African Harp

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Sunday, April 22nd, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Church of the Pacific, Princeville

YOUSSOUPHA SIDIBE is a Kora Virutoso. His music is deeply infused with a longing for the full realization of divine love in this world. He is a Baay Faal, Sufi carrying the spirit of Senegal Africa with him wherever he goes.  He will be accompanied by two amazing african masters drummers : Ousmanse Sall and Ernest Borkerey.  Opening by : Renée Janton, an harpist mermaid who will play harp and flûte and will share with you some pieces of her…

Cost: $20

Garden Island Film Festival

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Thursday, April 26th, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Kauai Philippine Cultural Center Puhi, Lihue

Free films about the Filipino American experience by part-time Kauai resident and filmmaker, Stephanie Castillo.

Cost: Free

Kauai Island Crafters Fair

Art & Crafts »
Saturday, April 28th, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Church of the Pacific (KICF), Princeville

E Komo Mai ! Come on down and follow the crowd to the Kauai Island Crafters Fair. It’s the place to be when shopping for a handmade Hawaiian product. Shop with confidence and enjoy the wide array of local Kauai artisans and crafters that the Kauai Island Crafters Fair bring to their monthly events. Each artisan and crafter showcase their high standards of quality made craftsmanship into their work. Original and fine products like Niihau & sunrise shell jewelry, bone…

Cost: FREE

Kauai Museum presents Happy’s 7th Annual Keiki La Lei contest

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Saturday, April 28th, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Kauai Museum,

Calling all our keiki! Kauai Museum presents Happy Tamanaha's Annual Keiki La Lei contest. Join us on Saturday April 28th from 9:00am to 11:00am in the museum's courtyard for the Annual Keiki La Lei contest. Contestants will be judged at the event as they make their masterpieces live. Winners will receive cash prizes generously donated by Happy Tamanaha. For contest rules and applications, call the Kauai Museum (808)245-6931.

Cost: Free admission for Kauai & Niihau residents

Kauai Brewers Festival

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Saturday, April 28th, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Poipu Beach Athletic Club, Koloa

The Kauai Brewers Festival will be held Saturday afternoon 2pm to 6pm April 28th, 2018 at the Poipu Beach Athletic Club.  The event will feature craft beer from local Hawaii brewery's and the mainland, delicious nibbles from top restaurants, live music, sunshine, and fun.  Event is 21 and over only.  A glass logo mug, beer, and food included with ticket purchase of $75 and $85 the day of the event.  The event benefits Junior Achievement Kauai.  Please call Kauai Habitat…

Cost: $75

Noel Okimoto Quintet on Kauai!

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Saturday, April 28th, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Courtyard Kauai at Coconut Beach,

This is a great jazz event on Kauai! Jazz pianist Hank Curtis and songstress Peggy Lake will open the night. They'll be followed by Oahu's legendary Noel Okimoto Quintet. Food and drinks available for purchase!

Cost: $30

Relay For Life of Kaua`i

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Saturday, April 28th, 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM
Hanapepe Soccer Fields, Hanapepe

Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Event is to bring our community together to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer. Relay For Life is a team fundraising event and can run anywhere from 6-24 hours. Team members take turns walking a designated track to signify that cancer never sleeps. Cancer patients don't stop because they're tired,…

Garden Island Film Festival

Entertainment »
Saturday, April 28th, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Kauai Philippine Cultural Center Puhi, Lihue

Free films about the Filipino American experience by part-time Kauai resident and filmmaker, Stephanie Castillo.

Cost: Free
May 2018

38th Annual Walter & Irmalee Pomroy May Day Lei Contest Honoring Julia Chandler

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Tuesday, May 1st, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Kauai Museum,

The Kauai Museum along with the Kauai Marriott Hotel presents the 38th Annual Walter & Irmalee Pomroy May Day Lei Contest Honoring the late Julia Chandler, one of Kauai's well-known Lei Makers. Join us on Tuesday, May 1st from 11:00am to 4:00pm in the hotels Puna Court. See the beautiful compositions of the various pua (flowers) arranged by our very own talented island lei makers. Smell the fragrant aroma as you make your very own fresh flower  lei to take…

Cost: FREE admission

St. Catherine School Carnival

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Friday, May 4th, 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
St. Catherine School, KAPAA

Get ready for another Carnival filled with games! Ono food! Rides! Petting zoo! And all the FUN you know our Carnival to be! Our students are currently selling scrip, so find your nearest St. Catherine student and help them sell! All proceeds go to our school for new curriculum, furniture, and school expenses. Come support AND have fun!

Star Wars – A New Hope Movie Showing

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Friday, May 4th, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Waimea Theatre, Waimea

Calling all Star Wars fans on May the 4th!! Come join us for beer and wine tasting, costume contest, and Star Wars trivia.  Movie to follow.  All proceeds to benefit Envision Kauai and American Cancer Society's Relay For Life.  This is a 21 year and older event.

Cost: $35 - $40

Cinco de Mayo Golf Tournament

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Saturday, May 5th, 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Princeville Makai Golf Course, Princeville

Join us May 5th at the pristine oceanfront Makai Golf Course in Princeville for an 8:30 shotgun start.  For $125, enjoy a beautiful morning on the course followed by a gourmet Mexican Buffet with salsa dancers, a helicopter ball drop and a silent auction.  Non-golfers in your party?  No problem - they can spend the morning exploring local shops and beaches and join you for lunch ($25 and lunch will begin at 1 pm).  Ohana Oasis provides retreats for parents…

Cost: $25 - $125

NTBG Cinco de Mayo Fiesta – Plant Sale & Craft Fair

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Saturday, May 5th, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
National Tropical Botanical Garden, Koloa

Come to the National Tropical Botanical Garden South Shore Visitor Center (across from Spouting Horn) on Saturday, May 5th for a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta. This FREE event will feature a plant sale, craft fair, live music, a beer & margarita garden and lots of fun!!! $5 specials include plants, crafts, food & drinks and entrance to McBryde Garden. NTBG members have 8am Early Bird access to the plant sale so come early for the best plant options.

Cost: Free

St. Catherine School Carnival

Community »
Saturday, May 5th, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
St. Catherine School, KAPAA

Get ready for another Carnival filled with games! Ono food! Rides! Petting zoo! And all the FUN you know our Carnival to be! Our students are currently selling scrip, so find your nearest St. Catherine student and help them sell! All proceeds go to our school for new curriculum, furniture, and school expenses. Come support AND have fun!

KAUA’I ‘UKULELE & ARTS FESTIVAL

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Saturday, May 5th, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas,

In celebration of The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villa's 10th anniversary, join us for an afternoon of music, art, food and fun at the Kaua’i ‘Ukulele & Arts Festival. Enjoy live performances by Kauai-based musician Michael Keale, Herb Ohta, Jr. and Jon Yamasato, Kanekoa and headliner Kuhio Travis. Featuring works by local Kauai artists. All ticket sales benefit Namahoe and Na Kalai Waa o Kauai in support of the perpetuation, practice and exploration fo the seafaring arts and skills of ancient…

Cost: $45

Bikes on Rice

Community »
Tuesday, May 8th, 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Lihue Civic Center, Lihue

You’re invited to Bikes on Rice—a series of monthly free, supported group bicycle ride on Lihue’s quiet streets. WHO: People of all ages & abilities who enjoy bicycling WHAT: Free, supported, slow paced 6-mile bicycle ride on level streets, no hills, followed by free grilled hot dogs WHEN: 4:30 PM show-up for a 4:45 PM roll out, first event will be on TUESDAY, FEB. 13, 2018 WHERE: Start & end at the Mayor’s Office, 4444 Rice Street, Lihue, HI 96766…

2018 Visitor Industry Charity Walk

Community »
Saturday, May 12th, 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Vidinha Stadium, Lihue

THE KAUAI CHARITY WALK The Kauai Charity Walk supports 60 non-profit organizations in Kauai. All the proceeds raised in Kauai Stay in Kauai. WHO MAY WALK? The Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association invites everyone of every age to walk. Those under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult and walkers under the age of 18 must have this application signed by a parent or guardian. All walkers should have minimum donations regardless of age (see front of form).…

Kauai Island Crafters Fair

Art & Crafts »
Saturday, May 12th, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Church of the Pacific (KICF), Princeville

E Komo Mai ! Come on down and follow the crowd to the Kauai Island Crafters Fair. It’s the place to be when shopping for a handmade Hawaiian product. Shop with confidence and enjoy the wide array of local Kauai artisans and crafters that the Kauai Island Crafters Fair bring to their monthly events. Each artisan and crafter showcase their high standards of quality made craftsmanship into their work. Original and fine products like Niihau & sunrise shell jewelry, bone…

Cost: FREE

All Saints’ Church Saturday Market

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Saturday, May 12th, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
All Saints’ Church – Kapaa, Kapaa

All Saints' Saturday Market takes place on the 2nd Saturday of each month.  The market is a mix of the best local vendors including crafts, produce, plants and ono plate lunches courtesy of 3 Girls Local Grill.  You can even get a massage!

Cost: Free

NTBG Mother’s Day Brunch

Community »
Sunday, May 13th, 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
National Tropical Botanical Garden, Koloa

Make Mother's Day memories that last a lifetime! Join us for brunch and a visit to the garden on Sunday May 13th. Enjoy an amazing buffet spread and bottomless mimosas on the beautiful lanai of the South Shore Visitors Center, followed by a visit to McBryde Garden. Call 808-742-2623 to make reservations (strongly recommended). Two seatings (8:30am and 11am).

Cost: $2 - $65
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