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Kauai is proud to offer a variety of annual festivals, cultural celebrations, holiday gatherings, and community events and fundraisers. At these festivities you’ll often find local musicians and entertainment, onolicious food selections, cultural displays and keiki activities. Browse our island’s favorite events here and mark your calendars now, so that you too can experience what makes Kauai truly unique.

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January 2019

Hawaiian Reggae Concert – Rebel Souljahz, Maoli, The Homestead

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Sunday, January 20th, 5:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Kilohana Luau Pavilion, LIhue

Hawaiian reggae bands Rebel Souljahz, Maoli, and The Homestead will be performing in a fundraising concert for Kaiola, one of Kauai's oldest canoe clubs. Concert will be held at the beautiful Kilohana Carriage House, also known as the Kilohana Luau Pavillion. Beer and wine available for purchase on site. This is a 21 and over event. Doors open 5:00 pm. Show starts 5:30 pm. Tickets ($35) available online at:   www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3914070 And at the following locations: South side: Aloha Xchange, Progressive…

Cost: $35

3rd Annual Hoʻomaluō Fundraiser

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Sunday, January 20th, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
kekaha Harbor House, Kekaha

3rd Annual Hoomaluo Fundraiser on January 20 from 5p-9p at the Kekaha Harbor House. There will be ono food, live entertainment, door prizes, and a silent auction. Tickets can be purchased online at www.krcp.org, in Lihue at Aloha Aina Juice Cafe and in Hanapepe at MCS Grill. Aloha Aina and MCS Grill will accept cash only. All proceeds raised will support our volunteer and intern programs. Since being founded in 1998, Kokee Resource Conservation Programhas worked with 31,970 volunteers who have contributed…

Cost: $10 – $30

E Kanikapila Kakou

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Monday, January 21st, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Lihu`e, Kaua`i

E Kanikapila Kakou enters its 36th season in 2019 with the theme “Music is Our Moolelo.” Over the course of 10 Monday nights, starting tonight and continuing through March 25, guest entertainers from around the islands will share their stories of important events, places and people in song. Week 1 starts Monday, January 21, when the hot, young trio known as Waipuna —  multiple Na Hoku Hanohano Award winners — bring their special sound to Kauai. They offer a fresh…

David Sedaris on Kauai

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Sunday, January 27th, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
KCC Performing Arts Center, Lihue

Spend an evening with David Sedaris as he shares his comic observations and selected readings of his beloved and new works.   Tickets at http://davidsedarishawaii.com/

Cost: $53 – $63

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert – Honoring Raymond Kane

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Wednesday, January 30th, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
All Saints’ Church – Kapaa, Kapaa

Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. #1 BEST LIVE SHOW - 2018 Hawaii Magazine Reader's Choice. Traditional slack key music embraces you with Aloha creating an oasis of peace and deep relaxation... Perfect for your Kauai experience. 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Gift Drawing. Audience rating 20+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!”. This concert will 'Tune…

Cost: $10 – $25

February 2019

THE NUMBER FILM FESTIVAL

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Friday, February 1st, 3:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Kukui Grove Cinema 4, Lihue

THE NUMBER FILM FESTIVAL is your opportunities to see 21 wonderful classic films at Kukui Grove Cinema in Lihue on the big screen the way they were meant to be seen.   The tickets may be shared with friends and family.  For example see a film at 4:30 PM then pass the ticket to your cousin to see the show at 6:30 PM.  Tickets are on sale at the box office.  See one or see all! February 1-7, The Number Film…

Cost: $20

THE NUMBER FILM FESTIVAL, Day 2

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Saturday, February 2nd, 1:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Kukui Grove Cinema 4, Lihue

February 2, Saturday 10, 1978, Dudley Moore, Julie Andrews, Bo Derek, Director: Blake Edwards, 122”, 1:30pm Super 8,2011, Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, Writer-Director: J. J. Abrams, 112”, 3:45pm Three O'Clock High, 1987, Casey Siemaszko, Anne Ryan, Director: Phil Joanou, 101”, 5:50pm Superman II, 1980, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Director: Richard Lester, 127”, 7:45pm   February 1-7, The Number Film Festival – All 21 films for for one $20 ticket Kukui Grove Cinema, Lihue, (808) 245-3552, kukuigrovecinema.com   THE NUMBER FILM FESTIVAL…

Cost: $20 – $21

THE NUMBER FILM FESTIVAL, Day 3

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Sunday, February 3rd, 1:45 PM to 6:00 PM
Kukui Grove Cinema 4, Lihue

  February 3, Sunday Number One,1969, Charlton Heston Jessica Walter, Bruce Dern, Diana Muldaur, Director: Tom Gries, 105”, 1:45pm 1776,1972, William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Donald Madden, John Cullum, Ken Howard, Blythe Danner, Director: Peter H. Hunt, 141” 3:40pm   February 1-7, The Number Film Festival – All 21 films for one $20 ticket Kukui Grove Cinema, Lihue, (808) 245-3552, kukuigrovecinema.com   THE NUMBER FILM FESTIVAL IS your opportunities to see 21 wonderful classic films at Kukui Grove Cinema in…

Cost: $20 – $21

THE NUMBER FILM FESTIVAL, Day 4

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Monday, February 4th, 3:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Kukui Grove Cinema 4, Lihue

February 4, Monday High Noon, 1952, Gary Cooper, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges, Katy Jurado, Grace Kelly, Otto Kruger, Lon Chaney Jr., Henry Morgan, Director: Fred Zinnemann, 85”, 3:30pm The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, 1974, Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, Héctor Elizondo, Director: Joseph Sargent, 104”, 5:05pm You Only Live Twice, 1967, Sean Connery as James Bond, Director: Lewis Gilbert, 117”, 7:00pm   February 1-7, The Number Film Festival – All 21 films for one $20 ticket Kukui Grove Cinema, Lihue,…

Cost: $20 – $21

THE NUMBER FILM FESTIVAL, Day 5

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Tuesday, February 5th, 4:15 PM to 8:30 PM
Kukui Grove Cinema 4, Lihue

February 5, Tuesday Eight Men Out, 1988, John Cusack, Clifton James, Michael Lerner, Christopher Lloyd, Charlie Sheen, David Strathairn, D. B. Sweeney, Writer-Director: John Sayles, 119”, 4:15pm Murder in the First, 1995, Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Director: Marc Rocco, 122”, 6:30pm   February 1-7, The Number Film Festival – All 21 films for one $20 ticket Kukui Grove Cinema, Lihue, (808) 245-3552, kukuigrovecinema.com   THE NUMBER FILM FESTIVAL IS your opportunities to see 21 wonderful classic films at Kukui Grove…

Cost: $20 – $21

THE NUMBER FILM FESTIVAL, Day 6

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Wednesday, February 6th, 3:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Kukui Grove Cinema 4, Lihue

February 6, Wednesday Ocean's 11, 1960, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop. Director: Lewis Milestone, 127”, 3:00pm 48 Hrs., 1982, Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, Director: Walter Hill, 96”, 5:15pm U-571, 2000, Matthew McConaughey, Harvey Keitel, Jon Bon Jovi, Jake Weber, Matthew Settle, Director: Jonathan Mostow, 116”, 7:00pm   February 1-7, The Number Film Festival – All 21 films for one $20 ticket Kukui Grove Cinema, Lihue, (808) 245-3552, kukuigrovecinema.com   THE NUMBER FILM FESTIVAL IS your opportunities to…

Cost: $20 – $21

THE NUMBER FILM FESTIVAL, Day 7

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Thursday, February 7th, 3:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Kukui Grove Cinema 4, Lihue

February 7, Thursday Five Easy Pieces, 1970, Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Susan Anspach, Director: Bob Rafelson, 96”, 3:30pm Sorry, Wrong Number, 1948, Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Director: Anatole Litvak, 89”, 5:15pm Thirteen Days, 2000, Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Steven Culp, Dylan Baker, Director: Roger Donaldson, 145”, 7:00pm   February 1-7, The Number Film Festival – All 21 films for one $20 ticket Kukui Grove Cinema, Lihue, (808) 245-3552, kukuigrovecinema.com   THE NUMBER FILM FESTIVAL IS your opportunities to see 21 wonderful classic films…

Cost: $20 – $21

KISS Concert: Jazz Singer Night 2

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Friday, February 8th, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
St Michael and All Angels Church – Lihue, Lihue HI

On Friday, February 8 at 7 PM, New Orleans Jazz Professor Matt Lemmler will showcase Kauai Island Singers Showcase’s Jazz Singer Night 2, featuring six Kauai-based singer/students — Barbara Pendragon, Melissa Mojo, Christine Melamed, Dhyana Dunville, Diana Leone and Mary Ellen Kopitzke — singing jazz classics from the great American songbook. Also featuring three special guests: Award-winning Northwest vocal jazz icon Greta Matassa, Seattle-based virtuoso jazz bassist Clipper Anderson and Kauai’s own talented vocalist/musician Alan Van Zee. At St. Michael’s…

Cost: $20

James Keli’ipio Kahea Mawae – Traditional Slack Key Festival – North Shore

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Friday, February 15th, 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hanalei Community Center, Hanalei

Winter Slack Key Days Celebration of Family Music featuring Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitarists & ukulele players & More! James Keli'ipio Kahea Mawae of Molokai will be headlining this afternoon of music. Other musicians currently scheduled include : Warren Liu (Maui), Doug and Sandy McMaster (Kauai), Jerry Thompson (Colorado), with more soon to be confirmed! Includes a set of slack key ukulele - solo and duet - Check it out if you want to amp up your ukulele chops! Family…

Cost: $10 – $25

James Keli’ipio Kahea Mawae – Traditional Slack Key Festival – Kapa’a

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Saturday, February 16th, 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All Saints’ Church – Kapaa, Kapaa

Winter Slack Key Days Celebration of Family Music featuring Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitarists & ukulele players & More! James Keli'ipio Kahea Mawae of Molokai will be headlining this afternoon of music. Other musicians currently scheduled include : Warren Liu (Maui), Doug and Sandy McMaster (Kauai), Jerry Thompson (Colorado), with more soon to be confirmed! Includes a set of slack key ukulele - solo and duet - Check it out if you want to amp up your ukulele chops! Family…

Cost: $10 – $25

42nd Annual Waimea Town Celebration:Heritage of Aloha

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Sunday, February 17th, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Historic Waimea Theater, Waimea, Kauai

KING KAUMUALI'I CELEBRATION 02.17.19 - SUNDAY - HISTORIC WAIMEA THEATER 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM A cultural presentation of hula and mele by Ka Pa Hula o Hinano honoring Kaua'i's last king, Kaumualii (1778-1824). Hawaiian Plate prepared by Kilohana Canoe Club. Fresh flower leis available for sale by the Kupuna Klub. $30/person: All ages welcome. FMI 808-651-5744, tickets are available at waimeatheater.com and at the box office.

Cost: $30.00

La Voix from Britain’s Got Talent & The Ab Fab Movie

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Tuesday, February 19th, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center, Lihue

Semi-Finalist of Britain’s Got Talent and star of the Ab Fab Movie. Winning many prestigious awards over the Years, La Voix is the UK's Most Dazzling performer! For the past 10 years La Voix has been taking on the big divas and making them her own, on both stage and screen. Her unique stage show features Amazing Live Singing, Fabulous Musicians, Hilarious Comedy and the most amazing gowns! La Voix is a vivacious performer, her many talents add saucy layers…

Cost: $25 – $30

March 2019

Grove Farm Old Time Games

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Saturday, March 9th, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Grove Farm museum, Lihue

Enjoy an old fashioned carnival at the Grove Farm Old Time Games fundraiser.  Test your skill at the midway games, join in the races and pie eating contests, pet miniature horses, get some ono food, and find something yummy at the Sweet Shoppe.  A bunch of fun for the whole family!

Cost: $1 – $2

Pianist Daniel Hsu in Concert (Van Cliburn Piano Competition Winner )

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Saturday, March 9th, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
KCC Performing Arts Center, Lihue

Characterized by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a “poet… an expressive edge to his playing that charms, questions, and coaxes,” American pianist Daniel Hsu captured the bronze medal and prizes for best performance of both the commissioned work and chamber music at the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Also a 2016 Gilmore Young Artist, first prize winner of the 2015 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition, and bronze medalist of the 2015 Hamamatsu International Piano Competition, he is increasingly recognized for his…

Cost: $10 – $30

The 9th Annual Anahola Prince Kuhio Day Celebration

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Saturday, March 16th, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Anahola Beach Park, Anahola

The 9th Annual Anahola Prince Kuhio Day Celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Anahola Beach Park, Anahola, Kauai, Hawaii. The event will reaffirm the leadership, stewardship, and vision of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaʻole and his legacy in perpetuating the growth of healthy Hawaiian community on ʻaina hoʻopulapula (homesteads land). The late Hosea K. Lovell will also be honored for his contributions as a leader and strong advocate for the Native…

Cost: Free
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