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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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April 2019

Waimea Historic Walking Tour

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Monday, April 29th, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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, April 29th, 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

Kaua’i Spiritual Healing Meditation Group

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Tuesday, April 30th, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
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, April 30th, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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, April 30th, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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. 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 Key, Hawaii's Cowboy Music, Kauai Slack…

Cost: $10 – $25

May 2019

Tasting Kauai Food Tour - South Shore. Daniel Lane photo

Tasting Kauai Food Tour – South Shore

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Wednesday, May 1st, 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, May 1st, 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, May 1st, 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, May 1st, 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

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Wednesday, May 1st, 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
Tasting Kauai Food Tour - East Side. Daniel Lane photo

Tasting Kauai Food Tour – East Side

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Thursday, May 2nd, 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, May 2nd, 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, May 2nd, 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, May 2nd, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Kilauea Neighborhood Center, Kilauea

Local produce, flowers and fruits.

Cost: Free
Kealia Farm Tours

Kealia Farm Market and Tours

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Friday, May 3rd, 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, May 3rd, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Vidinha Stadium, Lihue

Local products, fruits and flowers.

Cost: Free

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

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Friday, May 3rd, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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

St. Catherine CARNIVAL MAY 3 – 4

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Friday, May 3rd, 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
St. Catherine School, KAPAA

Come and enjoy great food and fun at the St. Catherine Carnival!  Food, fun, and activities for the whole Ohana!

Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk

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Friday, May 3rd, 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

Kekaha Sunshine Market

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Saturday, May 4th, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Kekaha Neighborhood Center, Kekaha

Local produce, flowers and fruits.

Cost: Free
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