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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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August 2019

Heiva I Kaua`i 2019

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Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 at 9:00 am5:00 pm
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Kapa`a Beach Park, Kapa`a

In 2019, Heiva I Kaua`i celebrates the 18th anniversary of a unique, exciting and colorful Tahitian dance and drumming competition. This annual event provides a venue for the next generation of performers to present their talent, skill and cultural knowledge to an audience of more than 1000 attendees daily!  On Saturday and Sunday, August 3 and 4, from 9am to 5pm, come and enjoy balmy sea breezes and whispering palm trees at this community-sponsored, family-centered celebration of Tahitian culture at…

Cost: $7 – $12

Waipa Music & Mango Festival

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Sunday, August 11th, 2019 at 11:00 am5:00 pm
Halulu Fishpond at Waipa, Hanalei, Hanalei

Waipa Foundation presents our annual Music & Mango Festival community fundraiser open to the public Sunday August 11th from 11am-5pm. Located at Halulu Fishpond, Waipa, just north of Hanalei Town. Event will feature, live local entertainment, tons of yummy local food, a keiki zone with waterslide and kids activities, a variety of artisans & craft vendors featuring Kauai-made products, as well as mango tastings and education. Admission is $10 per adult & $1 per child. We hope to see you…

Cost: $10

Kaua’i Out Loud

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Sunday, August 11th, 2019 at 5:00 pm6:30 pm
Poipu Shopping Village, Koloa

End's of the Earth Productions Presents "Kaua'i Out Loud". A Compilation of Kaua'i Arts. Come join us at the Poipu Shopping Village Theater and listen to our own Kaua'i Made talent.  FREE Concert. VIP seating available for $25 which includes an compilation album. Contact is 808-651-1093 Tickets can be purchased at Lihue and Poipu Pietro’s, Kukuiula store.  Or call.  

Cost: FREE

Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair – 2019

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Thursday, August 15th, 2019 at 6:00 pm11:59 pm
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Vidinha Stadium, Lihue

The island's biggest end of summer event is once more upon us!  Four days of food, fun, farm animals, and contests that could see you and a friend (or even a family of four) winning a trip to the mainland, or even taking up to $500 cash home! August 15-18 only - $6 adults, $3 keiki (ages 4-12), $5 kupuna (ages 65+) - ages 3 and under is free!  Fun Passes available for rides.

SAVOR – Wine, Food & Music

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Saturday, August 17th, 2019 at 6:00 pm10:00 pm
Anaina Hou Porter Pavilion, Kilauea

The Kauai North Shore Community Foundation presents it's 4th annual SAVOR , a night of indulgence for a great cause. A true feast for the senses, SAVOR celebrates wine and gourmet food. Each chef-prepared dish features local Kauai cacao as an ingredient. Proceeds benefit a new North Shore charter school serving grades 7-12. Join us for this delectable evening!  Tickets are $100, available by clicking through to this eventbrite link!

Cost: $100

Kauai Marathon’s Keiki Fun Run

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Saturday, August 31st, 2019 at 8:00 am11:00 am
Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa

The 7th Annual Kauai Marathon Keiki Fun Run, presented by Wilcox Health Event Details and Schedule Registration fees are $15 until August 20th and $20 up to and including race day. Each participant is guaranteed a medal and t-shirt if they pre-register before August 20th. On-site registration begins at 8am on race day and the races start at 9am. Route: Toddler trot 100 yard run for 2-4 year olds (parents may accompany their keiki) Quarter-mile run for 5-7 year olds Half-mile run…

September 2019

Kauai Marathon 2019

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Sunday, September 1st, 2019 at 4:45 am2:00 pm
Poipu Shopping Village, Koloa

The Kauai Marathon and Half Marathon is one of the most beautiful destination races in the world today. Run on September 1, 2019, this is a great way to combine a unique experience and a get-away that only Kauai can offer. You will be treated to beautiful beaches, an inspiring course, and fellowship with participants from around the world. Register today! Race starts at 6:00am, Runners must arrive by 4:45am.  Parking available at the Grand Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa…

Bethany Hamilton UNSTOPPABLE Screening plus Q&A with Bethany

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Saturday, September 7th, 2019 at 6:00 pm10:00 pm
Anaina Hou Porter Pavilion, Kilauea

Join us for a special screening of the brand new inspiring documentary “Bethany Hamilton UNSTOPPABLE” This Saturday, September 7th in the Porter Pavilion at Anaina Hou Community Park in Kilauea. Stay for a special Q&A session with Bethany Hamilton herself! Doors open at 6PM / Movie starts at 7PM $5 Admission. Food and refreshments will be available. ***RESERVATIONS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED*** We will have 250 tickets available for inside seating, then another 100 for lawn seating outside. Please plan accordingly and…

Cost: $5

Kauai Mokihana Festival – Na Mea Kanu Hawaii “Year of the Plants of Hawai’i”

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Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 at 8:00 am5:00 pm
Kapaa First Hawaiian Church, Kapaʻa

Kapa'a First Hawaiian Church-Service

North Shore Career Fair

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Thursday, September 19th, 2019 at 2:00 pm6:00 pm
Anaina Hou Porter Pavilion, Kilauea

Join us for the first annual North Shore Career Fair on Thursday 9/19! The event will be held from 2PM - 6PM in the Porter Pavillion at Anaina Hou Community Park in Kilauea. The event is free for all jobseekers and employers. Participating employers include: Anaina Hou Community Park, Bank of Hawaii, Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas, Sullivan Family Co. (new Kilauea Market & Cafe and PV Eats), Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Big Save and Times Market, Kauai Police Department,…

Cost: Free

Kauai Museum presents Robert Cazimero in concert

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Thursday, September 19th, 2019 at 5:30 pm8:30 pm
Kauai Museum,

A one night only event! Come join us in an intimate concert with world renown Kumu Hula and musician, Robert Cazimero. He will share in celebration Mele (music), hula (dancing), and Mo`olelo (story telling) of yesteryear. Call the Kauai Museum at (808)245-6931 for more information and ticket purchase. You can also visit us at www.kauaimuseum.org. Ticket: $100 per seat Doors open: 5:30 pm Heavy Pupu/No Host Bar: 6:00 pm Concert: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Seating is limited, so get…

Cost: $100

The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas – Jazz and Wine Festival

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Saturday, September 21st, 2019 at 5:30 pm9:00 pm
Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas Ocean Lawn, Princeville

The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas will hold its 10th Annual Jazz and Wine Festival on September 21, 2019, with a Silent Auction to benefit the Kaua’i Lifeguard Association(KLA). Experience a lively night featuring world-class wines, island inspired cuisine. Entertainment will open with Tsunami Taiko and Jazz performances by Lady Ipo and Friends and versatile contemporary saxophonist Michael Paulo from Los Angeles.

Cost: $114

Malie Foundation Presents: Kaua’i Mokihana Festival

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Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 at 10:00 amSaturday, September 28th, 2019 at 5:00 pm

A Contemporary Hawaiian Cultural Festival September 22 - 28, 2019 Na Mea Kanu Hawaii "Year of Plants of Hawaii"

Kauai Folk Festival

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Saturday, September 28th, 2019Sunday, September 29th, 2019
Grove Farm Museum, Lihue

TWO DAYS OF FOLK AND ALOHA | SEPT 28 - 29 | 24+ Live Music Acts including Taj Mahal, Peter Rowan, Tim O'Brien & Jan Fabricius, Blaine Sprouse, and many many more! | Three Performance Stages | Singing, Dancing, Crafts and Workshops | Food, Drink, and Family Fun|BOOT STOMPING, RUMP SHAKING, KAUAI LOVING, HOOTING HOLLERING GOOD TIMES AT THE HISTORIC GROVE FARM MUSEUM!

October 2019

ALOHA Kauai Yoga & Peace Festival

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Friday, October 4th, 2019 at 9:00 amSunday, October 6th, 2019 at 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 6th, 2019

Lydgate Park Main Pavilion, Lihue, Kauai

This is not your typical yoga festival. This is a SOUL JOURNEY in one of the most magical places on earth. The focused intention of this gathering is full embodiment of a "critical mass" awakening on the planet focused on bringing peace to all of humanity. With upwards of 60 featured teachers, practitioners, and musicians over 3 days of Yoga, Aloha, Music, and more,  ALOHA features teachers, speakers, artists and vendors committed to awakening humanity. Help us generate coherence with thousands…

Cost: $25 – $299

Ohana FitFest Trail Run

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Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at 8:30 am12:00 pm
Anaina Hou Community Park, Kilauea

5k & 10k obstacle trail run on the Wai Koa Loop Trail at Ananai Hou Community Park in Kilauea.  Register by September 13 for discounted rate.  Entry fee includes race tee shirt and light fare afterwards. Keiki 12 & under free with adult registration.  

Cost: $35

ALOHA Kauai Yoga & Peace Festival

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Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at 9:00 amMonday, October 7th, 2019 at 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 6th, 2019

Lydgate Park Main Pavilion, Lihue, Kauai

This is not your typical yoga festival. This is a SOUL JOURNEY in one of the most magical places on earth. The focused intention of this gathering is full embodiment of a "critical mass" awakening on the planet focused on bringing peace to all of humanity. With upwards of 60 featured teachers, practitioners, and musicians over 3 days of Yoga, Aloha, Music, and more,  ALOHA features teachers, speakers, artists and vendors committed to awakening humanity. Help us generate coherence with thousands…

Cost: $25 – $299

ALOHA Kauai Yoga & Peace Festival

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Sunday, October 6th, 2019 at 9:00 amTuesday, October 8th, 2019 at 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 6th, 2019

Lydgate Park Main Pavilion, Lihue, Kauai

This is not your typical yoga festival. This is a SOUL JOURNEY in one of the most magical places on earth. The focused intention of this gathering is full embodiment of a "critical mass" awakening on the planet focused on bringing peace to all of humanity. With upwards of 60 featured teachers, practitioners, and musicians over 3 days of Yoga, Aloha, Music, and more,  ALOHA features teachers, speakers, artists and vendors committed to awakening humanity. Help us generate coherence with thousands…

Cost: $25 – $299

Eo e Emalani i Alaka‘i

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Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at 9:00 am4:00 pm
Kokee State Park, Koke'e

Enjoy the beauty of Koke‘e, as the mountain forests echo with the sounds of Hawaiian music and chant, during Eo e Emalani i Alaka‘i, Saturday, October 12, 2019, 9 am to 4 pm, at Koke‘e State Park. Step back in time to 1871, as Queen Emma and her entourage arrives on horseback at 11 am. Enjoy the exhibits, crafts, silent auction and delicious food! ADMISSION IS FREE!! Koke‘e State Park parking is limited, please carpool. Bring your own seating. No…

Cost: Free

Hammers N’Ales Oktoberfest

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Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at 2:00 pm6:00 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
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