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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

Cherry Cherry Concert (Neil Diamond Tribute Band)

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Friday, January 18th, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Historic Waimea Theater, Waimea, Kauai

A Neil Diamond tribute band Cherry Cherry will be performing at the Waimea Theater January 18 and 19 - tickets are $20. Doors open at 6:00 concert starts at 6:30. Proceeds benefit the Waimea Theater and Waimea Food Pantry. For more information visit waimeatheater.com and tickets will be available online there and at the box office.

Cost: $20.00

“Kauai Klassics” World Class Chamber Music

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Friday, January 18th, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
St Michael and All Angels Church – Lihue, Lihue HI

World-class chamber music is coming to Kaua‘i! Personal Financial is proud to present the 9th annual Kaua‘i Klassics, Friday January 18th at St. Michael's church in Līhu‘e. There are two ticket options and all proceeds go to the many social service programs – all here on our island – vetted and funded by Kaua‘i United Way. For information and reservations, visit kauaiklassics.org

Cost: $30 – $80

Kauai Voices Concerts: Broadway, Baby!

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Saturday, January 19th, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Kauai Voices, the island’s highly popular 50+member auditioned choral ensemble, brings Broadway to Kauai with concerts of all-time showstoppers from musicals such as Wicked, Hello Dolly!, Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Fiddler on the Roof, Hairspray and more. Offering five concerts across the island over three weekends: on Saturday, January 19 at 6 PM at the Porter Pavilion at Anaina Hou Community Park in Kilauea, on Friday & Saturday, January 25 and 26 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, January 27 at 3 PM at St.…

Cost: $20

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

E Kanikapila KakouKanikapila Kakou

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Monday, January 28th, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Lihu`e, Kaua`i

Photo: Brother Noland performing with the Rough Riders of Hawai`i at the Maui Arts and Culture Center, Jan 30, 2015. Photo by James Kimo Garrett E Kanikapila Kakou entered its 36th season in 2019 with the theme "Music is Our Mo`olelo." Over the course of 10 Monday nights - this is night 2 - and continuing Monday nights through March 25, guest entertainers from around the islands will share their stories of important events, places and people in song. Monday's EKK…

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

Kauai Voices Concert: Broadway, Baby!

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Saturday, February 2nd, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Waimea Theatre,

On Saturday, February 2 at 3 PM at the Waimea Theatre, Kauai Voices, the island’s highly popular 50+member auditioned choral ensemble, brings Broadway to Kauai with five concerts of all-time showstoppers from musicals such as Wicked, Hello Dolly!, Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Fiddler on the Roof, Hairspray and more. Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 at the door; $30 for VIP Early Seating.  www.KauaiVoices.org or call 800-838-3006

Cost: $20

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

E Kanikapila Kakou 2019

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Monday, February 4th, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Lihu`e, Kaua`i

Two top Hawaiian music stars, Amy Hanaiali`i and Jeff Peterson, are the guest performers on the EKK stage! AMY HANAIALI`I Singer – Songwriter, Amy Hānaiali'i remains Hawai'i`s top selling female vocalist of all time. Her success as a recording artist is evidenced by a multitude of awards and acknowledgements, including 5 GRAMMY® nominations for Best Hawaiian Music Album and 18 Nā Hōkū Hanohano awards – Hawai`i's equivalent to the GRAMMY® awards. JEFF PETERSON Growing up on the slopes of Haleakala,…

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

E Kanikapila Kakou 2019 Week 4

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Monday, February 11th, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Lihu`e, Kaua`i

Week four's musical group is ʻŌiwi, consisting of musicians John Kepa Mahi, Kawaiola Yaris and Bronson Aiwohi, pictured above. Mahi, from an early age, played in local venues. Sometime in high school, his leo ki`eki`e, or falsetto, broke out. His singing brings chicken skin.  It’s just about a year since Mahi began gigging with Kawaiola Yaris, son of the highly-regarded, now-deceased Kumu Hula Doric Yaris, and word is that he can play anything — not only musical styles, but also…

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