For Kauai Calendar Events for August 2017

//For Kauai Calendar Events for August 2017

For Kauai Calendar Events for August 2017

For Kauai Calendar Events for August 2017 All these events and more can be seen on our online calendar where you can add them yourself, or email them to calendar@forkauaionline.com for us to do for you

August 2017

Now till-August 13 Lucky Stiff
HCT’s After Dark presents “Lucky Stiff”. A hilarious musical about Harry Witherspoon, an unassuming English shoe salesman, that lives an uneventful life in East Grinstead, England. His life takes a dramatic turn when he learns that his uncle Anthony, a casino manager from Atlantic City, has been killed by his blind lover. Directed by Chris Alderete. Opening Thursday, July 27-Sunday August 13. All shows are at 7 pm at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. Info and tickets 246-8985, http://www.hawaiichildrenstheatre.org

Friday, August 4, 6 pm Free First Friday Film Series at Anaina Hou – Up!
Bring your family, blankets, or low chairs to this free movie on the Mini Golf lawn at Anaina Hou. Refreshments or dinner from the cafe available for purchase. Info http://anainahou.org/events/free-movie-series

August 4-5, 7:30-10:30 pm Obon Dance & Festival – Koloa Jodo Mission
Experience this island celebration of the Obon Festival, brought to Hawaii by Japanese immigrants that have evolved into a social and cultural event. The Obon honors ancestors that have passed on with dances and festivals across the island that are held throughout the summer. At 3480 Waikomo Rd. Info 742-6735

Saturday, August 5, 8am- 5 pm PMRF Foamtastic Color Fun Run/Walk
Racers make their way through a 3-mile course filled with music, color powder and FOAM! Ages 5-12 $5, ages 13+ $10. Info and to sign up http://www.active.com

August 5-6, 9am-4 pm, 16th Annual Heiva I Kauai 2017
A two day colorful Tahitian cultural festival. Group and Solo Tahitian Dance and Drumming Competition including an amateur youth group category. Guest performances by Oahu’s Te Vai Ura Nui. Pacific Island artists and cultural demonstrations with special emphasis on Tahitian products. Island foods and Polynesian crafts available, silent auction daily. At Kapaa Beach Park. Daily admission $7, children 12 and under free. Info 822-9447, http://heivaikauai.com

Saturday, August 5, 4-8 pm, 1st Annual Anaina Hou Keiki Fest
Fundraiser to help build our upcoming Discovery Island Playground. Games, food, bounce houses, Kauai’s only inflatable zipline entertainment and more! Info 828-2118, http://anainahou.org/events/keiki-fest

Saturday, August 5, 6 pm, 10th Annual Moonlight and Music
Kauai’s premier gala event features dinner and dancing under the stars and benefits the critical plant conservation, research and educational efforts of NTBG. Tickets from $175. At McBryde Garden. Info https://ntbg.org/events/moonlight-music

Saturday, August 5 GIRA Night Race
Garden Island Racing Association event. Race entry fee: Jr’s $15 -$25, Pro ET and Top Gun Members $55 non-Member $85, Street ET, Bike ET, Sport Compact, Muscle V8, Super Pro member, $35 Non-member $55. At Kauai Raceway Park, take Highway 50 West past Hanapepe, past Waimea, and past Kekaha. Look for our Drag Racing banner between MM 28 and 29, then follow the dirt road toward the beach. Info and tickets 652-7140, dragracekauai@gmail.com, http://dragrace-kauai.com

Sunday, August 6, 4:30 pm Why Be Vegan?
What animal communication research can tell us. A VSH Kauai presentation by Victoria Anderson, PhD. Free admission to the lecture. For the potluck dinner, please bring a vegan dish with ingredient list. If no dish, join the potluck for the suggested donation of $10. At Sun Village Clubhouse. Info 346-8743, http://www.vsh.org

Thursday, August 10, 8:30-11:30 am FREE Disaster Preparedness Workshop
For small businesses and organizations. Find out what resources are available to you in event of a disaster. At Kauai Emergency Management Agency 3990 Kaana Street, Suite 100, Lihue. Info and to pre-register 241-3148, http://www.hisbdc.org

Friday, August 11, 5:30-8 pm Mahelona Hospital 18th Annual Bon Dance
Food, dancing, entertainment, visit with long-term care residents. At Mahelona Hospital. Free. Info http://www.smmh.hhsc.org

Friday, August 11, 5-8:30 pm The Salvation Army – Kauai 120th Anniversary Celebration
Join The Salvation Army of Kauai, in partnership with the American Culinary Federation Kauai Chapter in celebrating The Salvation Army’s 120 years of Doing the Most Good in Kauai. Enjoy signature selections from top island chefs, live music by Brother Noland and Blayne Asing, Ben Vegas and Maila Gibson and a fabulous silent auction. At the Kauai Marriott Resort. Info and to register Sonia Topenio 652-2499, http://hawaii.salvationarmy.org/hawaii/Events

August 12-20 Retreat of the Divine Feminine
This annual camp on the beautiful island of Kauai is situated in one of the most beautiful spots on the planet. The rustic YMCA camp provides the Tara community a perfect spot to dive deeply into Tara’s Pure land, camping on the beach, protected by the majestic misty mountains. Info and to register Eana 353-1071, Parvati 602-412-7368, http://www.taradhatu.org

August 12 & 26, 8am-2 pm Kauai Island Crafters Fair – Northshore
Artisans and crafters showcase their work. Fine products like Niihau and sunrise shell jewelry, bone and wood carvings, paintings and prints, note cards, sun catchers, American and Hawaiian quilts and futons and blankets, sewn gifts, silk floral arrangements, fragrant floral soaps, wearable art, Hawaiian dolls, and much more. At Church of the Pacific. Info 635-4314, kauaiparadiseheirlooms@hotmail.com, https://kauaiislandcraftersfair.com

Saturday, August 12, 8am-5 pm, 20th Anniversary Na Pali Challenge
Hanalei Pier to Kekaha. Each year paddlers from the Hawaiian Islands and abroad gather on Kauai for this unique race. It is an opportunity for wahine and kane to come together and race down the enchanting Na Pali Coast. Each team consists of 6 wahine and 6 kane. The two teams take turns in the canoe, making water changes every 30 minutes. Info Dana Miyake 332-7625, info@koapaddler.org, http://www.koapaddler.org/races/napalichallenge

Saturday, August 12, 11am-3 pm Hawaii Sand Festival & Sand Castle/Sculpture Contest
Come, fulfill everyone’s age old dream to relax on a tropical island and build a sand castle. Build a sand sculpture with friends and family. Design and build a sculpture on your own or with a team. Use your imagination and hands to cast a castle, dolphin, mermaid, dragon, car, mountains, face, crashed Cadillac, aliens or whatever and win an awesome prize. Your business can even donate a prize and be listed on this site. The music and sand sculpture contest is Free and open to everyone of any age. Remember to bring sun block, drinking water and the whole family (a tent can also be a good sun block). To the left of Hanalei Pier. Info https://hawaiisandcastle.com

Saturday, August 12, 3-11 pm Relay For Life of North Shore
Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Event is to bring our community together to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer. Food and baked good sales, entertainment, activities, games, and bounce house ongoing throughout event. At Waioli Park, Hanalei. Info Patti Ornellas 245-0695, patti.ornellas@cancer.org, http://www.relayforlife.org/hanaleihi

August 13-20 Mas Sajady Kauai Annual Retreat
Can This Man Change Your Life in 5 Min or Less? Free Seminar, August 13, 6-8pm at Courtyard Kauai at Coconut Beach, Rough It with Mas, August 15-18, an Exclusive Glamping + Medihealing Experience at Camp Sloggett $900, St. Regis Princeville Resort Workshop, August 19-20 $150-300. More details at http://mas-sajady.com/kauai-2017

Sunday, August 13, 11am-5 pm Waipa 5th Annual Music & Mango Festival
Join us for a fun and relaxing day enjoying home grown live music, hands-on activities, and local artisans and crafts! Island chefs and food vendors will offer amazing food inspired by the summer mango harvest! Also, recipe and biggest mango contests, cultural and educational displays! At Waipa’s Halulu Fishpond. Adults $10, Keiki $1. Info Kalen Kelekoma 826-9969, http://waipafoundation.org

Sunday, August 13, 1-4:30 pm, 17th Annual Pilgrimage of Compassion
Grandmaster Riley Lee, world-renowned shakuhachi flutist will issue a call to the pilgrims of the world. The members of Taiko Kauai will add their drumbeats to open the event. There will also be a bonsai exhibit, ikebana and calligraphy demos, bake sale, silent auction, as well as mochi and taro pounding, cultural and culinary demonstrations. Please bring an umbrella and wear comfortable shoes for this hillside walk. All welcome, free but donations accepted. At Lawai International Center. Info 639-5952, LM@hawaii.rr.com, http://www.lawaicenter.org

Monday, August 14 Kauai Dance Center Program Begins
Classes held at different times throughout the week for all ages and abilities. Ballet Hip Hop Lyrical Spanish Dance. Cost varies from drop in to unlimited monthly classes $65-96 a month. Classes held 6 days a week at Kauai Dance Center Studio or Princeville community center. Info http://kauaidancecenter.com

August 15-December 16 Sudeeka SEED 4-Month Bellydance Program
Bellydance has the ability to positively transform your life in more ways then one! It is an empowering, graceful and sacred dance form that ignites a deeper connection with your inner Goddess-ness. Bellydance is a low-impact, aerobic dance that provides a fantastic, full body workout!! As well, Bellydance opens the doors to creating new female friendships and having lots of fun! Level 1 classes will be held Tue & Fri 11:30am-1pm, Level 2 classes will be held Tue & Fri 10-11:30am, Level 3 classes will be held Tue & Fri 8:30-10am. This 4-Month session completes on Dec 15th, culminating with a show on Dec 16th. At Golden Lotus Studio in Kapaa. Info Ariel (505)-231-1234, sudeekabellydancers@gmail.com, http://www.kauaibellydancers.com

Wednesday, August 16, 5:30-8:30 pm How to Start a Small Business
Small business is a vital part of Hawaii’s economy. Are you thinking of being your own boss and starting your own business? The Hawaii Small Business Development Center (SBDC) presents “How to Start a Business on Kauai” workshop. Participants will learn about entrepreneurship, forms of business organization, key ingredients for business success, steps involved in starting your own business, sources of capital and services offered by the Hawaii SBDC Network as well as other resources for the start-up business. A registration fee of $20 is required. We accept Visa/Master Card and Personal Checks only. It’s a non-refundable workshop, unless Hawaii SBDC Network cancels the work-shop. At, Hawaii Small Business Development Center, located at, The Lihue Plantation Building, 2970 Kele Street #101, Lihue, 96766. Seats are limited and Pre-registration is required at http://www.hisbdc.org

Thursday, August 17, 3-5 pm Live Well Age Well
The Kauai agency on elderly affairs symposium focusing on better health and better choices. Meet agency volunteers and enjoy a free healthy meal. At Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Info El Doi 241-4481

Friday, August 18, 5:30 pm Kauai Independent Food Bank Birthday Bash
Celebrating 23 years of feeding the hearts and minds of Kauai. No host bar, dinner, and lucky drawing. At Kauai Veterans Center. Tickets $20 from the Food Bank warehouse in Nawiliwili. Info 246-3809 ext. 4. http://www.kauaifoodbank.org

Saturday, August 19, 7-10:30 am American Cancer Society Bark for Life of Kauai
Non competitive walk event for dogs and their owners. Raise funds and awareness for the fight against cancer. At Hokuala, Kauai, 3551 Ho’olaulea Way, Lihue. Registration $25 per dog, $40 for 2 dogs, $100 for 5 dogs. Info Patti Ornellas 635-6956, http://main.acsevents.org

Saturday, August 19, 8am-2 pm Kauai Island Crafters Fair – Koloa
Artisans and crafters showcase their work. Fine products like Niihau and sunrise shell jewelry, bone and wood carvings, paintings and prints, note cards, sun catchers, American and Hawaiian quilts and futons and blankets, sewn gifts, silk floral arrangements, fragrant floral soaps, wearable art, Hawaiian dolls, and much more. At Koloa Elementary School Cafeteria. Info 635-4314, kauaiparadiseheirlooms@hotmail.com, https://kauaiislandcraftersfair.com

Saturday, August 19, 5 pm Movie Night at McBryde Garden – Jurassic Park
Enjoy family-friendly activities with KCC Cognition Learning Center before the movie and purchase food from Kaua‘i’s favorite food trucks and restaurants. Advance-purchase $10 adults, $5 kids, free for NTBG members. Season passes also available! Prices go up at the door. At McBryde Garden, free parking and shuttles into the garden. Tickets and info http://ntbg.org/tours/movienight

Saturday, August 19, 6-10 pm Savor: A Wine and Chocolate Event
Enjoy an evening of fine wines, savory dishes, and exotic chocolates! Local chefs, chocolatiers, and wine connoisseurs gather to create Savor, an uncommon epicurean experience! The North Shore Community Foundation’s 2nd annual event benefits education programs. At Po’oku Meadow in Princeville. $90/$95 door. Info 240-2670, knscfevents@gmail.com, https://www.savorwineandchocolate.org

August 19-20 Reiki 1 & 2 Training
Reiki is a healing art originating from Japan where one consciously taps into their higher self, drawing in any physical, emotional or spiritual balancing that one needs to live a harmonious lifestyle. At Dolphin Touch Wellness Center. Info Lexi Hall, Reiki Master/Teacher 317-938-9635, lexisnicole2427@gmail.com, http://www.dolphintouch.org

August 23-November 8, 5:30 pm A Healthier You
Wilcox Medical Center’s “A Healthier You” program is a free, 12-week lifestyle-balance program that is designed to help participants reach their lifestyle balance goals by making gradual, healthy and reasonable changes in their eating and physical activity. Held on Wednesdays at Conference Rooms A, B & C. Info 245-1205

August 24-27, 2017 Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair
Keep Growing and Farm on Kauai! Four Days of Fun, Food, Farming and Great Entertainment for the Family. At Vidinha Stadium. Info http://kauaifarmfair.org

Friday, September 1, 6 pm Free First Friday Film Series at Anaina Hou – Peanuts Movie
Bring your family, blankets, or low chairs to this free movie on the Mini Golf lawn at Anaina Hou. Refreshments or dinner from the cafe available for purchase. Info http://anainahou.org/events/free-movie-series

Saturday, September 2, 5th Annual Kauai Marathon Keiki Run presented by Wilcox Health
Toddler trot 100 yard run for 2-4 year olds (parents may accompany their keiki), Quarter-mile run for 5-7 year olds, Half-mile run for 8-12 year olds. Participants run on the ocean side of the Grand Hyatt Kauai. Races are run on the grass and led by a chicken! Registration Fee applies. Info and to register https://www.thekauaimarathon.com

Saturday, September 2, 10am-5 pm Heaven On Earth Health Fair
Are you in need of clarity or relief in your life? Come discover some of the wonderful practitioners of Kauai! There’s a wide array of professionals here to serve all of your health needs. At Dolphin Touch Wellness Center. Info 822-4414, http://www.dolphintouch.org

Sunday, September 3, 6am-1 pm Kauai Full & Half Marathon 2017
The Kauai Marathon and Half Marathon is one of the most beautiful destination races in the world today. The marathon and half-marathon events begin on Poipu Road in front of the Poipu Shopping Village. Registration Fee applies. Info and to register https://www.thekauaimarathon.com

September 8-10 Mana Lomi 2 Workshop
Mana Lomi Level 2: Advanced Techniques. Advanced Mana Lomi techniques including hot towel therapy, specific protocol for entire body, and Hawaiian spiritual philosophies. Other topics also covered include the golgi tendon organ (GTO), muscle spindle fibers, and pain receptors, compression/traction techniques and effectiveness, palpation skills emphasized for sensitivity, problem solving skills, Hawaiian chants, body positioning, SI joint protocol and more. Mana Lomi Level 1 training required. $485-500. Info Carol Hart 652-5691, http://www.alohalomiacademy.com

September 9 & 23, 8am-2 pm Kauai Island Crafters Fair – Northshore
Artisans and crafters showcase their work. Fine products like Niihau and sunrise shell jewelry, bone and wood carvings, paintings and prints, note cards, sun catchers, American and Hawaiian quilts and futons and blankets, sewn gifts, silk floral arrangements, fragrant floral soaps, wearable art, Hawaiian dolls, and much more. At Church of the Pacific. Info 635-4314, kauaiparadiseheirlooms@hotmail.com, https://kauaiislandcraftersfair.com

Saturday, September 9, 11am-5 pm Art Kauai 2017 Entry Day
Artists Entry Day for Kauai Society of Artists ’s 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition ART Kauai 2017. Art must be original and independently created by artist or collaboration of artists, within the last three years. At KSA Gallery Kukui Grove. Info 245-2782, artinkauai@gmail.com, http://www.kauaisocietyofartists.org

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