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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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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

Anahola Prince Kuhio Celebration

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

Hele on down to Anahola for their Prince Kuhio Celebration - local crafters, plenty ono food, entertainers, games, water slides, fun for the whole family! Saturday March 16 from 11am to 4pm   Presented in partnership with the County of Kauai, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, DHHL, and KHP inc.

E Kanikapila Kakou 2019 Week 9

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Monday, March 18th, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Lihu`e, Kaua`i

On Monday, March 18, E Kanikapila Kakou, the heritage Hawaiian music program now in its 36th year, will feature Iron Mango. With Na Hoku Hanohano awards to burn, these dudes have a huge reputation as musicians. Jon Yamasato started his career as the lead singer for Pure Heart, and has performed throughout Hawai`i, the U.S mainland and Japan, accumulating multiple Na Hoku Hanohano awards along the way. Lopaka Colon, also a multiple Na Hoku Hanohano award-winner and a co-founding member…

E Kanikapila Kakou 2019 Week 10

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Monday, March 25th, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Lihu`e, Kaua`i

Makaha Sons Top Off Final EKK of 36th Season On Monday night, March 25, one of Hawai`i’s premiere musical groups, The Makaha Sons, pictured in the photo, will close the 36th season of EKK, Kaua`i’s heritage Hawaiian music program. Comprised of Jerome Koko (center) on 12-string guitar, Mark Yim (right) on 6-string guitar and Kimo Artis (left) on bass, what you won’t see just looking at the names is the huge history behind this band with the sought-after sound.  Just…

The Color Run

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Saturday, March 30th, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School, Lihue

Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Team Unify wants to raise awareness and money for Special Olympics Kauai. We would like for you to help us support inclusion and acceptance through a fun and unique activity, The Color Run. The Color Run is a 1-3 mile untimed event. Color Runners will be doused from head to toe in different colored powders as they run. Participants will wear white at the starting line and finish the race plastered with color. The money raised…

KekuaAloha Foundation 4th Annual Keiki Fun Day

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Saturday, March 30th, 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Kapaa Beach Park, Kapaa

Aloha! It's that time again to celebrate "Community". Come out and join us for food, fun, and fellowship. Listen to great music from Kapaa Middle School Band & Choir and Candice & Co. Watch the Salsa dances, Kapaa Elementary School Kid Fit Crew and more. Enjoy the Slide and Glide inflatable fun for $15 All-day wrist band pass. Festivities start at 12 noon to 6:00 pm. Then we feature the 2nd Annual iSiva Youth "Burn Out Suicide" Fireknife competition, drumming…

Cost: $15

2nd Annual iSiva Youth “Burn Out Suicide” Fire Knife Competition

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Saturday, March 30th, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Kapaa Beach Park, Kapaa

Aloha! It's that time again to celebrate "Community". Come out and join us for food, fun, and fellowship. Listen to great music from Kapaa Middle School Band & Choir and Candice & Co. Watch the Salsa dances, Kapaa Elementary School Kid Fit Crew and more. Enjoy the Slide and Glide inflatable fun for $15 All-day wrist band pass. Festivities start at 12 noon to 6:00 pm. Then we feature the 2nd Annual iSiva Youth "Burn Out Suicide" Fireknife competition, drumming…

Cost: Free admission

April 2019

4th Annual Kauai April International Poetry Celebration Weekend

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Friday, April 5th, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Storybook Theatre, Hanapepe

4thAnnual Kauai April International Poetry Celebration Dedicated to Mary Oliver, whose M.O., according to this poet was to go out or in and experience something and find words that allow all of us to share her experience for eternity Friday April 5, Saturday April 6, and Sunday April 7, 2019 At Storybook Theatre in Hanapepe Friday the 5th - 7pm - We begin with a parade from the Art and music and food on the street into our safe haven.    8pm- ? Performances/Open…

Cost: Free

4th Annual Kauai April International Poetry Celebration Weekend

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Saturday, April 6th, 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Storybook Theatre, Hanapepe

4thAnnual Kauai April International Poetry Celebration Dedicated to Mary Oliver, whose M.O., according to this poet was to go out or in and experience something and find words that allow all of us to share her experience for eternity Friday April 5, Saturday April 6, and Sunday April 7, 2019 At Storybook Theatre in Hanapepe Friday the 5th - 7pm - We begin with a parade from the Art and music and food on the street into our safe haven.    8pm- ? Performances/Open…

Cost: Free

Easter Family Fun Weekend!

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Saturday, April 6th, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

LETS HAVE SOME FUN!! Here's our next UPCOMING EVENT! Slide N' Glide Inflatable Fun, LLC's... EASTER FAMILY FUN WEEKEND!!! April 6th and 7th, 2019 from 11am to 5pm at the Kapaa Beach Park. Open to the community with free general admission! FREE Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 6th, 2019 will start at 11:00am. Nearly 12,000 Easter Eggs and prizes for the kids donated by Slide N' Glide Inflatable Fun, LLC! EVERY kid will have a basket full of goodies!…

Easter Family Fun Weekend!

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Sunday, April 7th, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

LETS HAVE SOME FUN!! Here's our next UPCOMING EVENT! Slide N' Glide Inflatable Fun, LLC's... EASTER FAMILY FUN WEEKEND!!! April 6th and 7th, 2019 from 11am to 5pm at the Kapaa Beach Park. Open to the community with free general admission! FREE Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 6th, 2019 will start at 11:00am. Nearly 12,000 Easter Eggs and prizes for the kids donated by Slide N' Glide Inflatable Fun, LLC! EVERY kid will have a basket full of goodies!…

4th Annual Kauai April International Poetry Celebration Weekend

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Sunday, April 7th, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Storybook Theatre, Hanapepe

4thAnnual Kauai April International Poetry Celebration Dedicated to Mary Oliver, whose M.O., according to this poet was to go out or in and experience something and find words that allow all of us to share her experience for eternity Friday April 5, Saturday April 6, and Sunday April 7, 2019 At Storybook Theatre in Hanapepe Friday the 5th - 7pm - We begin with a parade from the Art and music and food on the street into our safe haven.    8pm- ? Performances/Open…

Cost: Free

Dirk Debonaire and the Golden Nuggets

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Friday, April 12th, 9:00 PM
Trees Lounge, Kapaa, Hawaii

60's Dance and Costume Party with Dirk Debonaire and the Golden Nuggets!! We are pulling out our grooviest hippy clothes and playing classic rock dance music at Tree's Lounge. Dress up or just come as you are. Groovy Baby!

March for Babies Kauai 2019

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Saturday, April 13th, 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Lydgate Park Main Pavilion, Lihue, Kauai

Sign Up Now!   Facebook   Instagram   YouTube MARCH WITH US When you join March for Babies you stand with thousands of people across the country who share your commitment to building a brighter future for us all. You raise money to expand programs and educate medical professionals to make sure that moms and babies get the best possible care. You advocate for policies that prioritize their health. You fund research to find solutions to the biggest health threats. And you support moms…

Cost: Free

Pacific Harp Project with Noel Okamoto

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Saturday, April 13th, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
KCC Performing Arts Center, Lihue

Praised for their “engaging jazz...with scintillating plays of light and subtle colors” by DownBeat Magazine, Pacific Harp Project’s emergence on the music scene has surprised listeners with a unique and exciting sonic experience. By incorporating classical harp music into the realms of jazz, pop, and fusion, this groundbreaking group “leads the listener to the conclusion: The harp has been unchained.” (AllAboutJazz.com) Pacific Harp Project's debut album won the Na Hoku Hanohano Award for Instrumental Album of the Year, and their…

Cost: $10 – $30

Anaina Hou Mo’olelo Series featuring Chipper Wichman

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Sunday, April 14th, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Anaina Hou Community Park, Kilauea

Anaina Hou Mo’olelo Series We are pleased to offer this free “talk story” series – designed to bring our community together to honor our past through stories from kupuna and historians, celebrating the rich history and cultural traditions of life in Kilauea and across the North Shore of Kauai. Sunday April 14th with Chipper Wichman at the Porter Pavilion Come talk story with Chipper Wichman–local boy, conservationist, educator, and President of National Tropical Botanical Gardens as he talks about “Ha’ena: He’aina…

Cost: Free

Easter Egg Hunts on Kauai

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Friday, April 19th, 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

Are you searching for egg hunts for keiki (kids) on Kauai?  We've got options all over the island! Friday, April 19 King’s Chapel Easter egg hunt, Hanapepe Stadium, 10 a.m. Pre-register at kckauai.com. King’s Chapel Easter egg hunt. Hanamaulu, 4 p.m. Pre-register at kckauai.com. Saturday April 20th Princeville at Hanalei Community Association Events Committee's Confetti Egg Hunt, Prince Albert Park Princeville, 2pm. Sunday, April 21 w New Hope Lihue helicopter egg drop: 11:15 a.m. Vidinha Stadium soccer field. Helicopter egg…

Kauai Museum presents Happy’s 8th Annual Keiki La Lei Contest

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Saturday, April 20th, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Kauai Museum,

Aloha! The Kauai Museum proudly presents Happy's 8th Annual Keiki La Lei Contest. Well known award winning lei maker, Happy Tamanaha and her husband Katsugi Tamanaha graciously sponsors this contest to perpetuate the different styles and beauty of strung flowers. Keiki will be making their lei at the museum for cash prizes. Each age category and the youngest lei maker will be awarded. For more information and lei application email: education@kauaimuseum.org.

Cost: Free
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