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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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February 2019

Legends of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

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Tuesday, February 19th, 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. 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

Kaua`i Quilt Show 2019

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Wednesday, February 20th, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Kukui Grove Shopping Center, Lihue

The Kaua`i Quilt Show will open Feb. 8 and run thru Feb. 20.  This is a FREE TO THE PUBLIC event open daily from 1 1AM to 5PM and on Fridays until 8PM.  There will be an opening "Meet the Quilters" Reception on Friday Feb. 8 from 5 to 8 PM. Location:  Kukui Grove Mall at the Kauai Society of Artists Gallery (behind Longs Drugs) Come see the over 70 locally made quilts on display, many for sale.  There will…

Cost: Free

42nd Annual Waimea Town Celebration: Music In The Park

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Wednesday, February 20th, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Hofgaard Park, Waimea, Waimea

Enjoy lunch from one of Waimea Town merchants & food trucks or purchase crafts from local artisans while listening to traditional and contemporary LIVE Hawaiian music outdoors, ans participate in the featured day eating contest. Performance and participation in contest are free, visit waimeatowncelebration.com or call 808-651-5744. Featuring: Keola Akau and the Times Super Market Spam Musubi Eating Contest!

Cost: Free
Tasting Kauai Food Tour - South Shore. Daniel Lane photo

Tasting Kauai Food Tour – South Shore

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Wednesday, February 20th, 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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, February 20th, 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Kapaa New Town Park, Kapaa

Local produce, fruits and flowers.

Cost: Free

Kauai Culinary Market

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Wednesday, February 20th, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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, February 20th, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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 – Ahupua’a

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Wednesday, February 20th, 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

42nd Annual Waimea Town Celebration: Slow Pitch Softball Tournament

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Thursday, February 21st, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Waimea Canyon Park, Waimea

Teams from across Hawaii and the continental states compete in a double elimination tournament(ASA rules with a few modifications) Admission for specters are free, additional games at Faye Park in Kekaha. For additional info, please contact Laureen Nauma-Bolocan ay 808-482-0886 or lnbalocan@tmghawaiiltd.com

Cost: Free

42nd Annual Waimea Town Celebration: Music In The Park

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Thursday, February 21st, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Hofgaard Park, Waimea, Waimea

Enjoy lunch from one of Waimea Town merchants & food trucks or purchase crafts from local artisans while listening to traditional and contemporary LIVE Hawaiian music outdoors, ans participate in the featured day eating contest. Performance and participation in contest are free, visit waimeatowncelebration.com or call 808-651-5744. Featuring: Kahalau leoiki and the Kauai Kim Chee, Kim Chee Eating Contest

Cost: Free
Tasting Kauai Food Tour - East Side. Daniel Lane photo

Tasting Kauai Food Tour – East Side

Island Happenings »
Thursday, February 21st, 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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, February 21st, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
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, February 21st, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hanapepe Park, Hanapepe

Local produce, flowers and fruit.

Cost: Free

Kilauea Sunshine Market

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Thursday, February 21st, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Kilauea Neighborhood Center, Kilauea

Local produce, flowers and fruits.

Cost: Free

42nd Annual Waimea Town Celebration: Kauai Paniolo High Money Roping

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Thursday, February 21st, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The Friendship Do Ranch (Old Waimea Dairy), Waimea

The largest traditional rodeo in all of the Hawaiian Islands features events like the Paniolo Poowalu and Double Mugging, which are unique to Hawaii Rodeos. $5/Adult and $3/Child(5-12 years). For additional info, please contact Kimo Akita at 808-639-8598.

Cost: Free

42nd Annual Waimea Town Celebration: 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

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Friday, February 22nd, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Waimea Canyon Park, Waimea

This is the largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament on the island and benefits the Westside Basketball Club. The cost is $10/player (school division) and $25/player (adult division). Late registration is at 5pm on Friday for adult male teams. Youth Teams' late registration is 8 am on Saturday.   For additional info, please contact Dino Pabre at 808-286-2064.

Cost: Free
Kealia Farm Tours

Kealia Farm Market and Tours

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Friday, February 22nd, 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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

Lihue Sunshine Market

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Friday, February 22nd, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Vidinha Stadium, Lihue

Local products, fruits and flowers.

Cost: Free

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert – Sweet Hawaii Dreams

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Friday, February 22nd, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hanalei Community Center, Hanalei

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

Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk

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Friday, February 22nd, 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Hanapepe at Old Town, Hanapepe

Come join the festivity! Every Friday evening, Old Town Hanapepe is bustling with fun & activity! With a wide variety of shopping, local crafters, several excellent restaurants, a dozen art galleries, stilt walkers, classics cars, live music and entertainment, there is always something for the whole family to enjoy!

Cost: Free
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