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This page is specifically for Kauai residents. It’s our kama‘aina community page to share information about classes, workshops, business and networking events, support groups, etc.

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October 2018

National Make A Difference Day – Lydgate State Park

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Saturday, October 20th, 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Lydgate Park Main Pavilion, Lihue, Kauai

Every October, Friends of Kamalani and Lydgate Park come together as a community to observe Make A Difference Day. Saturday, October 20th, Come share your aloha for Kauai’s kids and community by caring for Kamalani Playground & Lydgate Park! We meet in the main pavilion of Lydgate State Park at 7:30am. Come enjoy coffee and pastries at registration before we start. Your energy and aloha spirit make the tasks a breeze as we work as a community maintaining the Kamalani Playground, clearing…

“Who Dunnit?” St. Michael’s Gala – Music, mystery theater, fine dining

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Sunday, October 21st, 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Gaylord’s Restaurant, Lihue

Are you yearning for a good mystery reminiscent of a suspenseful Agatha Christie novel set in a historic mansion? Deck yourself out in 1920s garb and step back in time at Gaylord’s Restaurant. While a sumptuous dinner is being served, there's an exciting Silent Auction going on. All of a sudden, an intriguing mystery needs to be solved! Join in the fun and support two great causes: St Michael’s community ministries and HUGS, an organization dedicated to helping local families…

Cost: $120.00

Kaua`i Community Center Innovation Center Open House

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Tuesday, October 23rd, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kauai Community College, Lihue

You are Invited to the KCC’s Innovation Center Open House! When: October 23rd, Tuesday 5:00 – 7:00 PM Where: Kaua`i Community Center Innovation Center (Park in the Farmer’s Market parking lot and follow the signs) Kaua`i’s Garden of Innovation – Plant, Nourish and Harvest PLANT – Kaua`i CC has created an Innovation Center for our Students, Faculty and Community. We will identify issues with an indigenous lens and cultural perspective. NOURISH – By collaborating we will create new, innovative and…

Cost: Free

Costume Making Workshop

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Wednesday, October 24th, 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Need some help creating a costume this year? Perhaps you always have great ideas but time seems to escape you? Or maybe you just like getting creative with other people? Perfect, this event is for you! This costume making workshop is for adults of any/all skill levels. We will have a room full of tools and supplies along with several crafty helpers to ensure that you are ready for Halloween this year. You're welcome to come as a blank slate…

Cost: $15

Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Band Rummage Sale and School Kine Cookies Pick-up

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Saturday, October 27th, 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School, Lihue

Lots of great finds for everyone.  All proceeds directly benefit the Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Band.

KISS ROCKTOBER Concert!

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Saturday, October 27th, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
All Saints’ Church – Kapaa, Kapaa

On Saturday, October 27 at 7 PM, Kauai Island Singers Showcase presents its annual ROCKTOBER concert with many beloved rock and roll songs — some with a Halloween theme. Featuring vocalists Lee Miller, Mary Ellen Kopitzke, Dhyana Dunville, Melissa Mojo, Siri Shabad, Pam Varma, Phil Zeidner, Alison Miller and Trishana Star. With Hank Curtis on piano, Mike Romelfanger on drums, Nick Lasky on bass, Matthew “Doc” Bauer on sax and Dave Bramson on guitar. Plenty of room to dance or just sit and listen! Come dressed for…

Cost: $10

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert – Aloha Music

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Tuesday, October 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. #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. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 17+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will 'Tune…

Cost: $10 – $25

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert – Hawaii’s Sunset Music

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Wednesday, October 31st, 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. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 17+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will 'Tune…

Cost: $10 – $25

November 2018

Heart of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

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Friday, November 2nd, 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. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 18+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will 'Tune…

Cost: $10 – $25

Spirit of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

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Sunday, November 4th, 3:00 PM to 5:00 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. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 18+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will 'Tune…

Cost: $10 – $25

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele – Kauai Style

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Wednesday, November 7th, 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. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 17+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will 'Tune…

Cost: $10 – $25

In the Kitchen – Poipu Food & Wine Festival

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Thursday, November 8th, 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
The Shops at Kukuiu’ula, Koloa

Participate in a hands-on cooking class with some of Poipu’s top chefs in their own restaurant. Classes are $50 per person, will be limited in size and include a tasting and a commemorative gift.   Register here.

Cost: $50.00

Kaua‘i Writers Conference

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Friday, November 9th, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Kauai Marriott Resort, Lihue

Spend a week on the beautiful island of Kauai with beloved bestselling authors: Jane Smiley, Sara Gruen, Kristin Hannah, Alice Hoffman, Christina Baker Kline, Garth Stein, Scott Turow, and more. Present your work one-on-one to top literary agents, editors, and publishing consultants. Participate in Master Classses with four days of close personal guidance in small groups with living masters of their genres. Choose from Fiction, Memoir, Screenwriting, Poetry and more. Master Classes: Nov. 5th-8th 2018 Conference Main Event: Nov. 9th-11th…

Cost: $695

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert – Poina ‘Ole – Never to be Forgotten

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Friday, November 9th, 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. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 18+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will 'Tune…

Cost: $10 – $25

HCT presents: Disney’s NEWSIES

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Friday, November 9th, 7:00 PM
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue

Hawaii Children’s Theatre presents Disney’s “Newsies”! Stop the presses! This Disney film turned Tony-winning Broadway hit inspires everyone to fight for what's right and seize the day. Opening Friday November 9th and running 3 weekends through Sunday November 25th at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Don't miss this classic family show - rated PG! Showtimes: Fridays & Saturdays at 7 PM and Sundays at 4 PM. Tickets: $15 general admission, $12 students & seniors, ages 3 and under Free.…

Cost: $10 – $15

The 4th Annual Wahine Comedy Festival

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Friday, November 9th, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Trees Lounge, Kapaa, Hawaii

The Female Comics of Hawaii are back to Trees Lounge in Kapaa, Kauai for two nites of fabulously funny standup comedy in the 2018 4th Annual Wahine Comedy Festival! This year we have Brandi Morgan from Oahu headlining both shows! Comics ftom Maui: Corky Gardner and Ronda Hanson, Big Island: Justine Smith: and Oahu: Host Patrice Scott, Mary Jane Murphy, Cameo Lawrence and Erika Swartzkopf. Come laugh with the funniest ladies in Hawaii in Kauai!

Cost: $12

Kaua‘i Writers Conference

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Saturday, November 10th, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Kauai Marriott Resort, Lihue

Spend a week on the beautiful island of Kauai with beloved bestselling authors: Jane Smiley, Sara Gruen, Kristin Hannah, Alice Hoffman, Christina Baker Kline, Garth Stein, Scott Turow, and more. Present your work one-on-one to top literary agents, editors, and publishing consultants. Participate in Master Classses with four days of close personal guidance in small groups with living masters of their genres. Choose from Fiction, Memoir, Screenwriting, Poetry and more. Master Classes: Nov. 5th-8th 2018 Conference Main Event: Nov. 9th-11th…

Cost: $695

The 4th Annual Wahine Comedy Festival

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Saturday, November 10th, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Trees Lounge, Kapaa, Hawaii

The Female Comics of Hawaii are back to Trees Lounge in Kapaa, Kauai for two nites of fabulously funny standup comedy in the 2018 4th Annual Wahine Comedy Festival! This year we have Brandi Morgan from Oahu headlining both shows! Comics ftom Maui: Corky Gardner and Ronda Hanson, Big Island: Justine Smith: and Oahu: Host Patrice Scott, Mary Jane Murphy, Cameo Lawrence and Erika Swartzkopf. Come laugh with the funniest ladies in Hawaii in Kauai!

Cost: $12

Kaua‘i Writers Conference

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Sunday, November 11th, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Kauai Marriott Resort, Lihue

Spend a week on the beautiful island of Kauai with beloved bestselling authors: Jane Smiley, Sara Gruen, Kristin Hannah, Alice Hoffman, Christina Baker Kline, Garth Stein, Scott Turow, and more. Present your work one-on-one to top literary agents, editors, and publishing consultants. Participate in Master Classses with four days of close personal guidance in small groups with living masters of their genres. Choose from Fiction, Memoir, Screenwriting, Poetry and more. Master Classes: Nov. 5th-8th 2018 Conference Main Event: Nov. 9th-11th…

Cost: $695

Legends of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

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Sunday, November 11th, 3:00 PM to 5:00 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. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 18+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will 'Tune…

Cost: $10 – $25
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