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July 2018

2018 Annual Historic Koloa Plantation Days Parade

Community »
Saturday, July 28th, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Horseback and walking units, floral floats, vintage cars, and decorated vehicles are in a great hometown parade that celebrates aspects of the workers’ camps in plantation towns. Each camp had its ethnic identity, customs, foods, games and sports, music and dance. This is a festival signature event, don't miss it! The people walking, on decorated floats, on horseback, and in decorated vehicles will do their best to capture some aspect of plantation life. They will have colorful costumes, perhaps play…

2018 Koloa Plantation Days Family Fun Run/Walk

Community »
Sunday, July 29th, 6:30 AM to 10:30 PM
Poipu Beach Park, Koloa

Koloa Plantation Days Family Fun Run/Walk  Poipu Beach Park Sunday, July 29; 6:30am – 10:30am Bring the entire family to Poipu Beach Park on Sunday, July 30 for the Family Fun Run/Walk by Kukui’ula Canoe Club.  Different course lengths (1 mile keiki run; 5K run/walk; 10K run; 10 mile run; 10 mile walk) to test your endurance.  The event is 6:30am to 10:30am.  Register at ACTIVE.com.  Race fee is $35; keiki run is $15; $5 discount per person for groups of…

7th Annual Keiki Uke’s in Paradise Competition

Community »
Sunday, July 29th, 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Keoki’s Paradise, Koloa

‘Ukes in Paradise Keiki ‘Ukulele Competition Keoki’s Paradise Sunday, July 29; 10:30am registration, 11:00am start Keiki, families and friends are invited to “strum on down” to Keoki’s Paradise on Sunday, July 29 for a Keiki ‘Ukulele competition starting at 11am (registration is at 10:30am). No cost to enter; open to all keiki ukulele players 5 and older. Contact: 742-7534   Keiki will be separated into divisions based on their grade most recently competed. Each division will have a maximum of…

Cost: Free
August 2018

Soto Zen Bon Festival

Community »
Friday, August 3rd, 6:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Kauai Soto Zen Temple, Hanapepe

The Soto Zen Bon Festival has a lively look and feel for an ancient tradition, with a festival logo and theme, "Let's Bon Dance!" The major elements of the festival are: (a) traditional Japanese folk dancing, singing, and drumming, (b) food booths, (c) games booths, (d) cultural exhibits, (e) opening and intermission performances, (f) country store/bazaar, and (g) religious memorial services. It brings out the best in what a Bon tradition is all about, celebrating the diverse cultural, religious, and…

Cost: Free

Heiva I Kauai 2018

Community »
Saturday, August 4th, 12:00 AM
Kapaa Beach Park, Kapaa

Heiva I Kaua`i 2018 celebrates the 17th anniversary of a unique, exciting and colorful Tahitian dance and drumming competition. This annual event provides a venue for the next generation of performers to present their talent, skill and cultural knowledge to an audience of more than 1000 attendees daily! On Saturday and Sunday, August 4 and 5, from 9am to 5pm, come and enjoy balmy sea breezes and whispering palm trees at this community-sponsored, family-centered celebration of Tahitian culture at the…

Cost: $7

Craft Fair at Aqua Kauai Beach Resort

Art & Crafts »
Saturday, August 4th, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Lihu`e, Kaua`i

Local Kauai crafters, artisans and small business will be displaying their products for sale.   This event's proceeds will be donated to the YWCA Domestic Violence program.   It is our hope and collaboration with Kauai YWCA that Domestic Violence will end on our precious Garden Island of Kauai.   Interested in being a vendor for this event?  Contact Debbie at 246.5541 or email debbie.yanagihara@aqua-aston.com

Cost: Free

Soto Zen Bon Festival

Community »
Saturday, August 4th, 6:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Kauai Soto Zen Temple, Hanapepe

The Soto Zen Bon Festival has a lively look and feel for an ancient tradition, with a festival logo and theme, "Let's Bon Dance!" The major elements of the festival are: (a) traditional Japanese folk dancing, singing, and drumming, (b) food booths, (c) games booths, (d) cultural exhibits, (e) opening and intermission performances, (f) country store/bazaar, and (g) religious memorial services. It brings out the best in what a Bon tradition is all about, celebrating the diverse cultural, religious, and…

Cost: Free

FOAMTASTIC Color Run/Walk

Sporting »
Saturday, August 4th, 7:00 PM
Shenanigans at PMRF Barking Sands, Kekaha

What better way end the summer than a refreshing foam color run! Join PMRF MWR for a fun-filled event that is open to all participants island-wide. Racers will make their way through an energizing course filled with music, color powder and of course foam! Grab your crew and sign up today! The Course: A 3 mile course across solid terrain around PMRF barking sands. A fun run is a non-competitive event so no times are recorded (although a timer will be…

FOAMTASTIC Dance Party

Entertainment »
Saturday, August 4th, 8:30 PM
Shenanigans at PMRF Barking Sands, Kekaha

Featuring DJ Jah Boy Join us after the Foamtastic Color Fun Run/Walk for a dance party! Free and welcome to the public. Come on out! For more information, please call (808) 435-4380

Cost: FREE

Heiva I Kauai 2018

Community »
Sunday, August 5th, 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM
Kapaa Beach Park, Kapaa

Heiva I Kaua`i 2018 celebrates the 17th anniversary of a unique, exciting and colorful Tahitian dance and drumming competition. This annual event provides a venue for the next generation of performers to present their talent, skill and cultural knowledge to an audience of more than 1000 attendees daily! On Saturday and Sunday, August 4 and 5, from 9am to 5pm, come and enjoy balmy sea breezes and whispering palm trees at this community-sponsored, family-centered celebration of Tahitian culture at the…

Cost: $7

Never Forget Sandy G Golf Tournament

Sporting »
Sunday, August 5th, 6:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Ocean Course Hokuala, Lihue

Please join us for the YWCA of Kaua‘i’s signature event! Our 11th Annual Never Forget Sandy G summer golf tournament helps the YWCA to raise awareness within the community whom we serve of the serious impact of violence, especially violence against women, and how we can end this by working together. Mahalo to all of our Sponsors, Supporters, and Golfers for helping us to make the 2017 Forget Sandy G Golf Tournament our most successful to date! Because of your…

World’s Largest Golf Outing for Fisher House

Sporting »
Sunday, August 5th, 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Puakea Golf Course, Lihue

Play in the World's Largest Golf Outing at Puakea Golf Course! Help us raise money for Fisher House Foundation and enjoy a Sunday of golf and fun. When: Sunday, August 5th Registration: 7:00 AM Shotgun Start: 8:00 AM Price: $50 Per Person Includes: $10 per player donation, green fee, shared cart, warm up bucket, local prizes and awards ceremony following play. Register here.

Slack Key Days Festival 2018

Community »
Sunday, August 5th, 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Prince Albert Park, Princeville, Princeville

Annual festival celebrating family music, art, and Aloha! 2018 Festival Honors James Keli'ipio Kahea Mawae of Molokai - Lifelong caretaker of Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar music. Traditional slack key music embraces you with Aloha creating an oasis of peace and deep relaxation... making everything right. Keli'i always said 'Slack key brings everyone together.' - Keli'i Mawae   Event sponsored by Princeville at Hanalei Community Association and the Slack Key Music Center. To help perpetuate and preserve the family music…

Battle of The Food Trucks

Community »
Sunday, August 5th, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Kauai Veterans Center, Lihue

Join us for the 1st Annual Battle of the Food Trucks! The food trucks will enter one delicious dish featuring raw, local, honey from Kauai Nectar Co., who will be donating the ingredient for the food trucks to submit an artisan creation. Live Music and Non-alcholic beverages will be provided. Each guest will have a certain amount of tickets to pick an item of their liking and vote for their favorite item. More tickets will be available for purchase at…

Cost: $30 – $100

Kauai Island Crafters Fair

Art & Crafts »
Saturday, August 11th, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Church of the Pacific, Princeville, Princeville

E Komo Mai ! Come on down and follow the crowd to the Kauai Island Crafters Fair. It’s the place to be when shopping for a handmade Hawaiian product. Shop with confidence and enjoy the wide array of local Kauai artisans and crafters that the Kauai Island Crafters Fair bring to their monthly events. Each artisan and crafter showcase their high standards of quality made craftsmanship into their work. Original and fine products like Niihau & sunrise shell jewelry, bone…

Cost: FREE

Waipā Summer Music Festival

Community »
Sunday, August 12th, 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Waipā Community Complex, Hanalei, Hanalei

Waipā Summer Music Festival, Sunday August 12th, 2018, 11am-7pm. At the Waipā Community Complex, a half mile past Hanalei. Note: DOT will open the road to Waipā for one day only. Bring your blanket and folding chair and join us for a beautiful afternoon of island style music, ono food featuring the seasonal fruits of summer, and handmade crafts by local artisans. Waterslide and activities for the keiki, and silent auction for the adults. Gate fees $1 for keiki, $10…

Cost: $1 – $10

Pilgrimage of Compassion

Community »
Sunday, August 12th, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Lawai International Center, Omao

With Grandmaster Riley Lee & members of Taiko Kaua'i Sunday, August 12 1:00PM -4:30PM 1:00PM Activities Start 2:30PM Program Starts Lawai International Center Click here for slideshow of last year's Pilgrimage It's time for hearts to unite on the sacred grounds of Lawai International Center. The Center welcomes all to the 18th annual Pilgrimage of Compassion on Sunday, August 12th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The program will start at2:30 p.m. celebrating the timeless spiritual vision of a valley long recognized as…

Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair

Art & Crafts »
Thursday, August 16th, 6:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Vidinha Stadium, Lihue

Four days of fun, food, farming and great entertainment for the whole family! Our fair features floral and cooking demonstrations, hula halau exhibition, petting zoo, carnival, great island food and much more! For the full daily schedule of events, please visit www.kauaifarmfarm.org For more information, contact the Kauai County Farm Bureau at (808) 337-9944

Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair

Art & Crafts »
Friday, August 17th, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Vidinha Stadium, Lihue

Four days of fun, food, farming and great entertainment for the whole family! Our fair features floral and cooking demonstrations, hula halau exhibition, petting zoo, carnival, great island food and much more! For the full daily schedule of events, please visit www.kauaifarmfarm.org For more information, contact the Kauai County Farm Bureau at (808) 337-9944

Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair

Art & Crafts »
Saturday, August 18th, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Vidinha Stadium, Lihue

Four days of fun, food, farming and great entertainment for the whole family! Our fair features floral and cooking demonstrations, hula halau exhibition, petting zoo, carnival, great island food and much more! For the full daily schedule of events, please visit www.kauaifarmfarm.org For more information, contact the Kauai County Farm Bureau at (808) 337-9944

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