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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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May 2022

Kauai Island Crafters Fair

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Saturday, May 28th, 2022 at 8:00 am2:00 pm
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Kauai Veterans Center, Lihue

E Komo Mai! Welcome and experience the unique & fine quality handmade products at Kauai’s local craft fair event.  We are an elite group of local crafters and artisans that gather monthly to showcase our crafts.  Here you will find that something special to complete your Kauai shopping experience!  We proudly present products like wood & bone carvings, exquisite shells entwined with silver or gold jewelry, finely sewn items like Hawaiian print fabric quilts, bathmats, beautiful watercolor paintings, scenic Kauai…

Cost: Free

Hanalei Farmers’ Market

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Saturday, May 28th, 2022 at 9:30 am12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Hale Halawai Ohana O Hanalei (Hanalei Community Center), Hanalei

Delicious locally grown fruits & vegetables from Kauai North Shore farmers. Tasty treats highlighting the culinary talents of the local area. Unique and beautiful Kauai made arts and crafts created by talented, local artists. Open every Saturday, 9:30 am to 12 noon on the grounds of Hale Halawai ‘Ohana O Hanalei.

Plant Swap Sundays with Alakoko Shop

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Sunday, May 29th, 2022 at 10:00 am1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Alakoko Shop, Lihue

Calling all plant lovers! We invite you to share in the love for plants at Plant Swap Sundays.  At the plant swap you can buy or sell your favorite plants. As many of us plant lovers say "more plants is always a good idea." Mark your calendar. First Plant Swap January 16, 2022

Cost: Free

June 2022

Makai Music & Art Festival

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Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 at 1:00 pmWednesday, December 7th, 2022 at 5:00 pm
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Every Wednesday
Makai Music & Art Festival, Princeville, HI

Located on the Makai Lawn, the Makai Music and Arts Festival is hosted on each Wednesday of the week.  Join us and experience entertainment from some of the best musicians on Kauai, and shop from an assortment of hand made jewelry, crafts, art and much more by local vendors.

Cost: Free

Kapaa Sunshine Market

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Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 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 Beach Park, Kapaa

Local produce, fruits and flowers.

Cost: Free

Kauai Culinary Market

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Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 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.

Hale Puna Farmers Market

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Thursday, June 2nd, 2022 at 3:30 pm5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Hale Puna, Waimea

Date and Time: Every Thursday 3:30pm - 5:30pm Location: 9567 Huakai Rd. Waimea, HI 96796. Under the old monkeypod tree at the historic Hale Puna house (formerly known as the Gulick-Rowell House) near the Kauaʻi Veterans Memorial Hospital. Street Parking Available. EBT and Cash accepted All produce and products sourced from the Hale Puna educational Hawaiian food forest or locally from responsible growers. Proceeds go towards supporting the Hale Puna Student Farm Internship Program and the restoration and preservation of…

Moʻokūʻauhau o Ka Lāhui -Kauai; Kaumualiʻi Ancestral Stories

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Thursday, June 2nd, 2022 at 4:00 pm9:00 pm
County Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue

Moʻokūʻauhau o ka Lāhui Kauaʻi on Thurs., June 2nd, @KPAC offers stories of Kaumualiʻi’s ancestors told by renown local historians & cultural practitioners. These intriguing tales of heroic leaders display wisdom, courage, cunning and a deep commitment to peace for Kauai. Their deeds and supernatural powers shaped the destiny of this island, know as a “Separate Kingdom”- unique, independent. Our story tellers bring research and ʻike/insight, and offer the privledge of learning while we are entertained.  Brook Kapūkuniahi Parker-Painting the Spirit…

Cost: $15 – $20

Aloha Friday Art Nights on Kress Street

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Friday, June 3rd, 2022 at 2:00 pm6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Kress Street, Lihue

Join us every Aloha Friday on Kress Street for live art. From music to murals, artists share their magic with our community. If you are a muralists, musician, or artist in general and want to share your magic with the community, sign up online at www.kauaimurals.com

Cost: Free

Aloha Friday Live

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Friday, June 3rd, 2022 at 3:00 pm5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 30th, 2022

Aloha Friday Live, Princeville

Join us every Friday from 3:00 pm - 5:00 p.m.  for live entertainment at the Makai Grill located at the Princeville Makai Golf Club.  

Pau Hana Trivia Night

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Friday, June 3rd, 2022 at 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Anaina Hou Community Park, Kilauea

Every First Friday of the month is Pau Hana Trivia Night at at Anaina Hou Community Park from 6-8pm. Come start the weekend with us in the beautiful Porter Pavillion. There are food trucks, beer, wine, and trivia with Katie, Kauai's "trivia girl". Bring the kids! There's a big lawn for the keiki to run around on and/or board games to borrow. Everyone is welcome! Come early to save your team a table. With questions, please email Katie, thetriviagirl@gmail.com

Cost: Free

Kaua’i Pride Parade & Festival

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Saturday, June 4th, 2022 at 9:00 am2:00 pm
Historic County Building, Lihue

Kaua'i Pride Parade & Festival is coming to Līhu'e on Saturday June 4, 2022. The parade is 9:00-10:00am on Rice St (from Vidinha Stadium to the Historic County Building Lawn) The Festival is 10:00am-2:00pm on the Historic County Building Lawn. This is an all ages family-friendly event. There will be food trucks, live music, entertainment, vendors and community resources. More information can be found at kauaiprideparade.com or on Facebook and Instagram @kauaiprideparade Contact is: pride@ywcakauai.org

Cost: Free

Hanalei Farmers’ Market

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Saturday, June 4th, 2022 at 9:30 am12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Hale Halawai Ohana O Hanalei (Hanalei Community Center), Hanalei

Delicious locally grown fruits & vegetables from Kauai North Shore farmers. Tasty treats highlighting the culinary talents of the local area. Unique and beautiful Kauai made arts and crafts created by talented, local artists. Open every Saturday, 9:30 am to 12 noon on the grounds of Hale Halawai ‘Ohana O Hanalei.

Community Festival Hoʻolauleʻa; He Inoa No Kaumualiʻi; Na Makana Poinaʻole

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Saturday, June 4th, 2022 at 10:45 am4:00 pm
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One event on June 4th, 2022 at 10:45 am

Pāʻulaʻula State Park, Waimea, Waimea

Friends of King Kaumualiʻi proudly announces that the long-awaited, covid-cancelled Public Community Festival/Hoʻolauleʻa: He Inoa No Kaumualiʻi; Na Makana Poinaʻole will be celebrated on June 4, 2022.  After working for a decade to raise awareness and the statue; we were pleased to install the 8 ft bronze of the King in March 2021. But the real THRILL is to finally be able to share the Celebration with the entire community and Friends who have encouraged our efforts over the years. NOW…

Cost: Free but cost for Reserve seats

Plant Swap Sundays with Alakoko Shop

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Sunday, June 5th, 2022 at 10:00 am1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Alakoko Shop, Lihue

Calling all plant lovers! We invite you to share in the love for plants at Plant Swap Sundays.  At the plant swap you can buy or sell your favorite plants. As many of us plant lovers say "more plants is always a good idea." Mark your calendar. First Plant Swap January 16, 2022

Cost: Free

Makai Music & Art Festival

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Wednesday, June 8th, 2022 at 1:00 pmWednesday, December 14th, 2022 at 5:00 pm
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Every Wednesday
Makai Music & Art Festival, Princeville, HI

Located on the Makai Lawn, the Makai Music and Arts Festival is hosted on each Wednesday of the week.  Join us and experience entertainment from some of the best musicians on Kauai, and shop from an assortment of hand made jewelry, crafts, art and much more by local vendors.

Cost: Free

Kapaa Sunshine Market

Island Happenings »
Wednesday, June 8th, 2022 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 Beach Park, Kapaa

Local produce, fruits and flowers.

Cost: Free

Kauai Culinary Market

Island Happenings »
Wednesday, June 8th, 2022 at 4:00 pm6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

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.

Hale Puna Farmers Market

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Thursday, June 9th, 2022 at 3:30 pm5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Hale Puna, Waimea

Date and Time: Every Thursday 3:30pm - 5:30pm Location: 9567 Huakai Rd. Waimea, HI 96796. Under the old monkeypod tree at the historic Hale Puna house (formerly known as the Gulick-Rowell House) near the Kauaʻi Veterans Memorial Hospital. Street Parking Available. EBT and Cash accepted All produce and products sourced from the Hale Puna educational Hawaiian food forest or locally from responsible growers. Proceeds go towards supporting the Hale Puna Student Farm Internship Program and the restoration and preservation of…

Aloha Friday Art Nights on Kress Street

Island Happenings »
Friday, June 10th, 2022 at 2:00 pm6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Kress Street, Lihue

Join us every Aloha Friday on Kress Street for live art. From music to murals, artists share their magic with our community. If you are a muralists, musician, or artist in general and want to share your magic with the community, sign up online at www.kauaimurals.com

Cost: Free
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