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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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September 2018

MAKANA Waipā: Eat The Invasives event to host chefs from across the islands

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Saturday, September 29th, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Waipa Foundation, Hanalei

On Saturday, September 29, 2018, local practitioners will collaborate with chefs, restaurants, and the community on the grounds of Waipā to provide attendees with an opportunity to experience firsthand the food, culture, and mission of Waipā Foundation. Chefs will partner with hunters, fishermen and farmers to highlight invasive produce and other ingredients sourced from Waipā and the surrounding ‘āina to create one of a kind dishes. MAKANA Waipā: Eat The Invasives 2018 will build on the partnership established in 2016…

Zodiac Trio on Kauai

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Saturday, September 29th, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
St. Michael’s Church, Lihue

The Zodiac Trio enjoys an international concert schedule that consistently spans three continents and is recognized by many to be one of the foremost clarinet-violin-piano ensembles performing today.  For more information, visit http://www.zodiactrio.com/.  Tickets are available at http://kauai-concert.org/index.php/project/zodiac-trio/.

Cost: $10 – $30

Sunday Market: Kalalea Anahola Farmer’s Hui

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Sunday, September 30th, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Hokualele Road, Anahola, 96703, Anahola

A weekly farmers market hosted by the members of Kalalea Anahola Farmer's Hui. Vendors include local fresh produce, baked goods, vegan meals, crafts, jewelry, massage therapists, fresh coconut juice, local honey, Native Hawaiian educational games and puzzles, jams and curds, and much, much, more. Please visit our website at www.kafarmerskauai.com Event Contact Info: Auntie Aggie Marti Kini, 808-346-0473, info@kafarmerskauai.com

Cost: Free

19th Annual Powwow in Paradise

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Sunday, September 30th, 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Kapaa Beach Park, Kapaa

The 19th Annual Kauai Powwow In Paradise will be held on the east side of the island at the beautiful Kapaa Beach Park September 28th, 29th, & 30th 2018.  This is a free family event with special Native American crafting and education tents; Native American drumming, organic Fry Bread food booth, and hand-made one of a kind Native American art and crafts. THE KAUAI POWWOW COUNCIL IS A NON-PROFIT 501-C3 IN ITS SEVENTEENTH YEAR. OUR FOCUS IS PROVIDING NATIVE AMERICAN…

Cost: FREE

Ping Pong at Kilauea Neighborhood Center

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Sunday, September 30th, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kilauea Neighborhood Center- classroom bldg next to Gym, Kilauea

Come play ping pong on Sundays 3-5pm at the Kilauea Neighborhood Center.  16 years and older welcome.  FREE- We supply the tables, paddles and balls.  Takes place in the classroom to the left of the gym.  For more info call: Jodi at 503 449-7129

Cost: Free

October 2018

Vegan Potluck & Lecture with Sharon De Le Pena

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Monday, October 1st, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Sun Village Club House, Lihue

Vegan Potluck & Lecture Maintaining Health + Vegan Cooking demo a VSH Kauai presentation by Sharon de la Pena 4:30 p.m. Sunday October 7th, 2018 Sun Village Clubhouse 3-3400 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue (Please park in visitor parking only, to avoid being towed.) Free admission to the lecture. For the potluck dinner, please bring a VEGAN dish (with recipe / ingredient list), or a donation— $10 suggested (free for children 12 and under). $25 gift certificate for the best dish! Studies…

Cost: Free

Trivia Night Poipu

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Wednesday, October 3rd, 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Bangkok Happy Bowl, Koloa

If you're on the south side on a Wednesday night, there's only one place to be---- TRIVIA NIGHT at Bangkok Happy Bowl, the south shore's favorite location for Thai food, sushi and great drinks. Trivia is FREE to play and we cover all kinds of subjects: geography, history, sports, pop culture, current events, movies, languages, science, music, etc. There's a little something for everyone! $50 gift certificate for 1st place, $25 for 2nd. For more information check out Instagram or…

Cost: Free

2018 Ohana Fit Fest

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Saturday, October 6th, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Anaina Hou Community Park, Kilauea

Run the 5K or the 10K, or walk the 5K. Obstacles along the way will test you. You’ll climb and crawl, and test your coordination and balance. Sunny or rainy (and fun in the mud!), the race is a go on the Wai Koa Loop trail at Anaina Hou Community Park in Kilauea. Have fun. Or challenge yourself (and have fun). For the 5K and 10K Run, medals go to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in each age division…

Cost: $25

Sunday Market: Kalalea Anahola Farmer’s Hui

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Sunday, October 7th, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Hokualele Road, Anahola, 96703, Anahola

A weekly farmers market hosted by the members of Kalalea Anahola Farmer's Hui. Vendors include local fresh produce, baked goods, vegan meals, crafts, jewelry, massage therapists, fresh coconut juice, local honey, Native Hawaiian educational games and puzzles, jams and curds, and much, much, more. Please visit our website at www.kafarmerskauai.com Event Contact Info: Auntie Aggie Marti Kini, 808-346-0473, info@kafarmerskauai.com

Cost: Free

Ping Pong at Kilauea Neighborhood Center

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Sunday, October 7th, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kilauea Neighborhood Center- classroom bldg next to Gym, Kilauea

Come play ping pong on Sundays 3-5pm at the Kilauea Neighborhood Center.  16 years and older welcome.  FREE- We supply the tables, paddles and balls.  Takes place in the classroom to the left of the gym.  For more info call: Jodi at 503 449-7129

Cost: Free

Tribal Seeds with Special Guest Hirie

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Sunday, October 7th, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Poipu Beach Athletic Club, Koloa

All ages show at Poipu Beach Athletic Club! Tickets available online and locally at Progressive Expressions.  

Cost: $33

Legends of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

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Tuesday, October 9th, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Princeville Community Center, Princeville

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. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 17+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will 'Tune…

Cost: $10 – $25

Trivia Night Poipu

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Wednesday, October 10th, 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Bangkok Happy Bowl, Koloa

If you're on the south side on a Wednesday night, there's only one place to be---- TRIVIA NIGHT at Bangkok Happy Bowl, the south shore's favorite location for Thai food, sushi and great drinks. Trivia is FREE to play and we cover all kinds of subjects: geography, history, sports, pop culture, current events, movies, languages, science, music, etc. There's a little something for everyone! $50 gift certificate for 1st place, $25 for 2nd. For more information check out Instagram or…

Cost: Free

Kaua’i Museum Presents Ni’ihau – The Forbidden Island

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Saturday, October 13th, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Kauai Museum,

Come celebrate "Na Ohana o Ni'ihau" The Forbidden Island. On Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Kauai Museum. Learn about the People, the Language, and the Art. Enjoy food, purchase Ni'ihau jewelry or make your own Ni'ihau shell earring. Listen to the stories of Ni'ihau and traditional songs written by the matriarch of Ni'ihau Mama Ane Kanahele. Ni'ihau jewelry appraisals will be available.  

Cost: Free admission for Kauai & Niihau residents

Hammers N’Ales 2018

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Saturday, October 13th, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Poipu Beach Athletic Club, Koloa

Come have fun and support affordable housing on Kauai at the ultimate island Oktoberfest. Kauai Habitat has a goal to build 30 homes a year and we need your help. Hammers N'Ales will feature great food, cold drinks, music, sunshine, and fun. All food and drink included in ticket price, plus a logo tasting glass. Music by Homestead and Cruz Control. 21 and over only.

Cost: $35 – $75

Hammers N’Ales Oktoberfest

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Saturday, October 13th, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Poipu Beach Athletic Club, Koloa

Come have fun and support Kauai Habitat’s efforts on affordable housing at the ultimate island Oktoberfest 2pm Saturday, October 13th at the Poipu Beach Athletic Club. The event is 21 and over only. Presale tickets of $75 are available online at https://hammersnales.eventbrite.com/. Enjoy food from top local restaurants likes Keoki’s Paradise, Merriman’s Fish House, Plantation Gardens, Lava Lava Beach Club, The Kitchen at Papayas, The Right Slice, The Cabana, and Ruth’s Chris. Sample over 30 craft beers from Kohola, Kauai…

Cost: $75.00

Sunday Market: Kalalea Anahola Farmer’s Hui

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Sunday, October 14th, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Hokualele Road, Anahola, 96703, Anahola

A weekly farmers market hosted by the members of Kalalea Anahola Farmer's Hui. Vendors include local fresh produce, baked goods, vegan meals, crafts, jewelry, massage therapists, fresh coconut juice, local honey, Native Hawaiian educational games and puzzles, jams and curds, and much, much, more. Please visit our website at www.kafarmerskauai.com Event Contact Info: Auntie Aggie Marti Kini, 808-346-0473, info@kafarmerskauai.com

Cost: Free

Ping Pong at Kilauea Neighborhood Center

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Sunday, October 14th, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kilauea Neighborhood Center- classroom bldg next to Gym, Kilauea

Come play ping pong on Sundays 3-5pm at the Kilauea Neighborhood Center.  16 years and older welcome.  FREE- We supply the tables, paddles and balls.  Takes place in the classroom to the left of the gym.  For more info call: Jodi at 503 449-7129

Cost: Free

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert – Tour of the Islands

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Wednesday, October 17th, 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. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 17+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will 'Tune…

Cost: $10 – $25

Trivia Night Poipu

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Wednesday, October 17th, 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Bangkok Happy Bowl, Koloa

If you're on the south side on a Wednesday night, there's only one place to be---- TRIVIA NIGHT at Bangkok Happy Bowl, the south shore's favorite location for Thai food, sushi and great drinks. Trivia is FREE to play and we cover all kinds of subjects: geography, history, sports, pop culture, current events, movies, languages, science, music, etc. There's a little something for everyone! $50 gift certificate for 1st place, $25 for 2nd. For more information check out Instagram or…

Cost: Free
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