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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

KekuaAloha Foundation 4th Annual Keiki Fun Day

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Saturday, March 30th, 2019 at 12:00 pm9:00 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, 2019 at 6:00 pm9:00 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, 2019 at 7:00 pm10:00 pm
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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, 2019 at 11:00 am5:00 pm
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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!…

Dirk Debonaire and the Golden Nuggets

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Friday, April 12th, 2019 at 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, 2019 at 8:00 am10:00 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, 2019 at 7:00 pm9:00 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, 2019 at 5:00 pm8:00 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, 2019Sunday, April 21st, 2019

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, 2019 at 9:00 am11:00 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

Garden Tours

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Saturday, April 27th, 2019 at 11:00 am2:00 pm
Grove Farm museum, Lihue

The gardens at Grove Farm museum will be in their full glory, and we can't wait to show them off to you.  Join us for a special one hour walking tour and see a preserved working plantation-era domestic farm, which displays life from the 1800s until today.  Lead by Master Gardeners the tours will depart at 11:00 and 11:30 a.m. and 12:00, 12:30, and 1:00 p.m.  Space is limited!  Call 808-245-3202 or email tours@grovefarm.org to make your reservation.  A donation…

Cost: $10.00

May 2019

39th Annual Walter & Irmalee Pomroy May Day Lei Contest

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Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 at 11:00 am3:00 pm
Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club, Lihue

The Kauai Museum and the Hawaii Tourism Authority proudly presents the 39th Annual Walter & Irmalee May Day Lei contest, honoring lei maker extraordinaire Dana Valeriano Kauai iki Olores. Walking the trails of Kokee or combing the neighborhood for flowers and foliage, nature was always his inspiration and was reflected in his unique haku style lei. Kauai iki was a participant in the museum's lei contest for many years and also garnered numerous prizes. Nearly 100 lei were created and…

Cost: Free

Kaua`i All-Island Band “Mother’s Day” Craft Fair

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Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at 8:30 am12:30 pm
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School, Lihue

Come and find great gifts for all the special moms in your family.  Featuring local vendors! A benefit for the Kaua`i All-Island Band to travel to Japan in June of 2020!

Cost: Free

EVOLUTION 2019

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Saturday, May 11th, 2019
Poipu Beach Athletic Club, Koloa

EVOLUTION is a celebration of YOU and your Evolution - a celebration of our bodies, our health and our strong minds. We have created an event that brings fitness, health & wellness to you, in one location, for one full day. If you enjoy a good workout, or a centering yoga session, or shopping for health and wellness products, or expanding your knowledge of health related topics, or you just like to have a fun, relaxing day that's focused on…

May Day by the Bay

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Saturday, May 11th, 2019 at 10:00 am5:00 pm
Wai’oli Beach Park, Hanalei

May Day by the Bay is a Community Event celebrating the Hawaiian culture through Music, Hula, Cultural demonstrations by local Practitioners, a Kauaʻi made Craft Fair, Displays by community groups, a Silent Auction and Ono (delicious) Food. We are proud to showcase the best parts of Kauaʻi - our people, culture and beauty.   By shining the spotlight on the people in our community who are “Keeping the Culture Alive” you have the opportunity to have a unique, authentic, hands-on experience…

Cost: $5

Hawaii International Music Festival

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Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 at 7:00 pm9:00 pm
KCC Performing Arts Center, Lihue

One Night Only! Featuring: Amy Shoremount-Obra, soprano Metropolitan Opera Eric Silberger, violin International Tchaikovsky Competition winner Daniel Lelchuk, cello Louisiana Philharmonic principle For more info: https://www.amyshoremount-obra.com/, https://www.ericsilberger.com/, https://www.metamorphoseyoga.com/monica/. Program to be announced soon.

Cost: $10 – $30

10th annual Pedal to the Meadow / Kaua`i Omnium bicycle races

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Saturday, May 25th, 2019 at 8:00 amMonday, May 27th, 2019 at 3:00 pm
West side,

Three USA Cycling-sanctioned bicycle races in two days: 10th annual Pedal to the Meadow hill race from Kekaha to Koke’e on Sat., May 25; followed by the Mana Time Trial in Kekaha and Cycle on the Strip Criterium at Kaua’i Raceway Park on Sun., May 26. Free group fun ride on Mon. May 27. Sign up and get details at www.PedaltotheMeadow.com. Entry fees vary; FREE to watch. Ages 10+ to ride. Race news at www.Facebook.com/PedaltotheMeadowKauai and /BicycleRacingKauai

Cost: various entry fees / free to watch

The Banana Poka RoundUp

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Sunday, May 26th, 2019 at 10:00 am4:00 pm
Kokee State Park, Koke'e

The Banana Poka RoundUp, Kauai’s lively forest education fair, is set for Memorial Day Sunday, May 26, 2019 in Kokee State Park. Sponsored by Hui o Laka, this family friendly event features Hawaiian music, Basket making, children's games, Crowing contest, forest crafts and hands-on exhibits from over ten environmental organizations. Mahalo to HTA-County of Kauai for support. For information, or axillary aide call 335-9975. Find out more at Kokee.org

Cost: Free

June 2019

2019 King Kamehameha Celebration Ho’olaule’a

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Saturday, June 8th, 2019 at 10:00 am1:00 pm
Kauai Marriott Resort, Lihue

The Royal Order of Kamehameha, Kaumuali'i Chapter and the Kaua'i Museum presents the 2019 King Kamehameha Celebration Ho'olaule'a on the grounds of the Kaua'i Marriott Resort on Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 10:00am - 1:00pm. Protocol Procession, Hawaiian Cultural exhibits, music, hula and much more. There will be NO PARADE, but join us at the Ho'olaulea'.

Kauai Comic Convention

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Saturday, June 8th, 2019 at 11:00 am8:00 pm
Kauai Marriott Resort, Lihue

Kauai's FIRST EVER Comic Convention! Calling all fans of Marvel, DC, Star Wars, Game of Thrones, Star Trek, Harry Potter, Doctor Who, comic books, movies, TV, music, art, cosplay, video games, D&D, anime, toys, martial arts, cartoons, Tokusatsu and more! Celebrate pop culture at the beautiful Kauai Marriott Resort in Lihue. Special guests include Ban Daisuke (Jiro/Kikaida), Carl Potts (Comic Creator Marvel/DC), Nicole Laeno (Dancer/YouTube Star), Sifu Mimi Chan (Model Disney's Mulan), Hiroshi Kanatani (Manga Artist), Night Darling (Hawaii Cosplay…

Cost: $10.00
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