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Here you’ll find regular happenings around Kauai such as farmers markets, arts and crafts fairs, beach cleanups, music concerts, and local theater productions. These events are often great opportunities to support our small businesses and get involved with local organizations.

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August 2019

Kauai Shorts 10-Minute Play Festival

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Thursday, August 15th, 2019 at 7:00 pmSunday, August 25th, 2019 at 9:00 pm
WIT Theatre, Lihue

WOMEN IN THEATRE present their 8th biennial Festival. Nearly 100 plays were submitted from around the world. The best ten were selected from playwrights on Kauai, the U.S. mainland, the UK and New Zealand. Winner of the BEST WRITTEN PLAY will be announced by the end of the Festival and winner of the BEST STAGED PLAY will be determined by our audiences. Save $5 on tickets by purchasing online and the Sunday shows of our two-weekend run will start at…

Cost: $25

Kalalea Anahola Farmers Market

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Sunday, August 25th, 2019 at 9:30 am2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until December 31st, 2019

Kalalea Anahola Farmers Market, Anahola

The Kalalea Anahola Farmers Market, open from 9:30am-2:30am every Sunday and Wednesday and features farm fresh produce, locally crafted gifts and wares, and ready to eat meals and shave ice. (Live Polynesian Drumming on Sundays) Come experience the true Aloha Spirit at this homegrown Hawaiian farmers market, just off Kuhio Highway between Kapaa and Kilauea. Learn more at www.KAFarmersKauai.com Open Rain or Shine! Parking Available! Keiki Friendly! Directions: https://goo.gl/NKAh6K 4541 Hokualele Road Anahola, HI 96703

Kaua’i Healing Arts Fair

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Sunday, August 25th, 2019 at 12:00 pm6:00 pm
Princeville Community Center, Princeville

Aloha everyone! We want to invite you to our wonderful healing arts fair! We will have vendors that will be providing different services and healing modalities, as well as local artists and crafters that will be offering their beautiful works of art. Come join in on the fun and relaxation this fair has to give! If you are a healer, reader or body worker and are interested in vending, please contact us via call or text: (808) 638-4680 See you…

Cost: Free

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

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Sunday, August 25th, 2019 at 3:00 pm5:00 pm
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Hanalei Community Center, Hanalei

Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. There are so many songs and stories that we have over twenty different themes for the concerts which incorporate different songs and stories. Themes include: Tour of the Islands, Hanalei Slack Key, For the Birds, Honoring Raymond Kane, Whales Homecoming, Sea Turtle Serenade, Honoring Keli'i Mawae of Molokai, 'Ohana Slack Key, Aloha Music of Hawaii, Hawaii's Sunset Music, Heart of Slack Key, Spirit of Slack…

Cost: $10 – $25

Waimea Historic Walking Tour

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Monday, August 26th, 2019 at 8:30 am11:30 am
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West Kauai Visitor Center, Waimea

Take a 2.5 hours walk back through time in the place where Captain Cook first landed in Waimea. Where the agricultural landscape changed from taro to rice to corn, watered by a intricate ditch system with a marvelous history dating back to the time of the legendary menehune. Learn about the last king of Kauai, missionaries, and other famous citizens of Waimea along the landmarks they left behind. Enjoy a taste of the past in one of the most historic…

Cost: Admission by Donation
Kealia Farm Tours

Kealia Farm Market and Tours

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Monday, August 26th, 2019 at 3:00 pm7:00 pm
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Kealia Farm Lanai, Kealia

The farmers at Kealia offer their produce and products under a covered lanai at Kealia Farm. Visitors can take a wagon ride to tour the farm and waterfall during the market.

Cost: Market Purchases Credited Toward Wagon Ride

Kaua’i Spiritual Healing Meditation Group

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Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 at 9:00 am10:00 am
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Kapaa Beach Park, Kapaa

We will meet every Wednesday at Kapaa Beach Park behind the Kapaa Library. It is completely free of charge. I just want everyone to come and have a peaceful time with a group of good people that support each other. You're more than welcome to come join us and find some peace of mind, and hopefully make meditation at least part of your weekly routine, even if it's just once a week, it is extremely helpful. My name is Magdy…

Cost: Free

Kalaheo Sunshine Market

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Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 at 3:00 pm4:00 pm
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Kalaheo Neighborhood Center, Kalaheo

Sunshine Market in Kalaheo at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center. Local produce, flowers and fruit.

Cost: Free

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

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Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 at 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 2nd, 2019

Princeville Community Center, Princeville

Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. There are so many songs and stories that we have over twenty different themes for the concerts which incorporate different songs and stories. Themes include: Tour of the Islands, Hanalei Slack Key, For the Birds, Honoring Raymond Kane, Whales Homecoming, Sea Turtle Serenade, Honoring Keli'i Mawae of Molokai, 'Ohana Slack Key, Aloha Music of Hawaii, Hawaii's Sunset Music, Heart of Slack Key, Spirit of Slack…

Cost: $10 – $25

Kalalea Anahola Farmers Market

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Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 9:30 am2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until December 31st, 2019

Kalalea Anahola Farmers Market, Anahola

The Kalalea Anahola Farmers Market, open from 9:30am-2:30am every Sunday and Wednesday and features farm fresh produce, locally crafted gifts and wares, and ready to eat meals and shave ice. (Live Polynesian Drumming on Sundays) Come experience the true Aloha Spirit at this homegrown Hawaiian farmers market, just off Kuhio Highway between Kapaa and Kilauea. Learn more at www.KAFarmersKauai.com Open Rain or Shine! Parking Available! Keiki Friendly! Directions: https://goo.gl/NKAh6K 4541 Hokualele Road Anahola, HI 96703

Tasting Kauai Food Tour - South Shore. Daniel Lane photo

Tasting Kauai Food Tour – South Shore

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Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 12:30 pm4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Multiple stops along the South Shore,

Tasting Kauai offers three food tours every week that explore the North Shore, South Shore and East Side. All tours include tastings with some serious fun in Kauai’s most delicious and beautiful neighborhoods. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, you’ll enjoy delectable foods from one-of-a-kind specialty food stores, famous local restaurants and food trucks while receiving an insider’s view into the culture and history that defines the Garden Island. Walk away with new culinary perspectives, big smiles, satisfied taste buds and the confidence to explore new flavors.

Cost: $99

Kapaa Sunshine Market

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Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 3:00 pm4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kapaa New Town Park, Kapaa

Local produce, fruits and flowers.

Cost: Free

Kauai Culinary Market

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Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 4:00 pm6:00 pm
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Kukui’ula Village, Koloa

Explore this gourmet farmer's market every Wednesday and meet local farmers and Kauai grown/Kauai made packaged food vendors. Soak up the sunshine in the Beer & Wine Garden, near Merriman's, and experience live Chef demonstrations from some of the island's most talented Chefs! Enjoy live contemporary Hawaiian music with John & Pali, shop the island's best retail stores and taste the fresh culinary offerings from Kauai's hottest new chefs. Hosted in conjunction with the Kauai County Farm Bureau.

Free Hula at Coconut Marketplace

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Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 5:00 pm6:00 pm
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Coconut Marketplace, Kapaa

If you're looking for free, lively, and fun Hawaiian entertainment for your whole family, visit Coconut Marketplace in Kapaa for a hula show! Wednesdays at 5 pm and Saturdays at 1 pm.

Cost: Free

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

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Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 3rd, 2019

All Saints’ Church – Kapaa, Kapaa

Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. There are so many songs and stories that we have over twenty different themes for the concerts which incorporate different songs and stories. Themes include: Tour of the Islands, Hanalei Slack Key, For the Birds, Honoring Raymond Kane, Whales Homecoming, Sea Turtle Serenade, Honoring Keli'i Mawae of Molokai, 'Ohana Slack Key, Aloha Music of Hawaii, Hawaii's Sunset Music, Heart of Slack Key, Spirit of Slack…

Cost: $10 – $25
Tasting Kauai Food Tour - East Side. Daniel Lane photo

Tasting Kauai Food Tour – East Side

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Thursday, August 29th, 2019 at 12:30 pm4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Multiple stops along the East Side,

Tasting Kauai offers three food tours every week that explore the North Shore, South Shore and East Side. All tours include tastings with some serious fun in Kauai’s most delicious and beautiful neighborhoods. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, you’ll enjoy delectable foods from one-of-a-kind specialty food stores, famous local restaurants and food trucks while receiving an insider’s view into the culture and history that defines the Garden Island. Walk away with new culinary perspectives, big smiles, satisfied taste buds and the confidence to explore new flavors.

Cost: $99
NTBG Hula Shows

NTBG Weekly Hula Show

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Thursday, August 29th, 2019 at 2:00 pm2:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

National Tropical Botanical Garden, Koloa

Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leinā’ala will preform a traditional Hula show highlighting the wahi pane, sacred places, of Kaua’i along with intriguing stories of the Hawaiian people and their connections with the gardens. Dancers will be accompanied by live Hawaiian music. Every Thursday from 2–2:45 PM National Tropical Botanical Garden South Shore Visitors Center Across from Spouting Horn

Cost: Free
Hanapepe Sunshine Market

Hanapepe Sunshine Market

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Thursday, August 29th, 2019 at 3:00 pm4:00 pm
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Hanapepe Park, Hanapepe

Local produce, flowers and fruit.

Cost: Free

Kilauea Sunshine Market

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Thursday, August 29th, 2019 at 4:30 pm5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Kilauea Neighborhood Center, Kilauea

Local produce, flowers and fruits.

Cost: Free

How I Came to Me…n Cabaret

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Thursday, August 29th, 2019 at 6:00 pm9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until August 30th, 2019

Center for Spiritual Living Kauai, Kapaa

On Thursday, August 29 and Friday, August 30, 7:30 PM, Center for Spiritual Living Kaua’i presents How I Came to Me…n an original cabaret performed by Reverend Rita Andriello who sings her inspirational tale of personal discovery through the men and music of her life. Live accompaniment and musical direction provided by pianist Carrie Fox. Tickets $45 and must be purchased in advance; seating is limited. Doors open at 6 PM with pupus and drinks included; the show starts at…

Cost: $45
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