For Kauai Calendar Events for May 2017

//For Kauai Calendar Events for May 2017

For Kauai Calendar Events for May 2017

For Kauai Calendar Events for May 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

May 2017

Monday, May 1, 8am-5 pm May Day Lei Contest
Join in the fun at the annual lei making competition. At Kauai Marriott. Info https://www.kauaimuseum.org

Thursday, May 4, 9-11 am National Day of Prayer Celebration
Join Kauai faith groups at County of Kauai Mo’ikeha Building Rotunda. Info http://interfaithroundtableofkauai.org

May 4-6 Friends of the Lihue Public Library Spring Used Book Sale
Get your used books at this three day sale at Lihue Library. Thursday and Friday, May 4-5, 10am-7 pm, and Saturday, May 6, 10am-2 pm. Held in the Lihue Library Conference Room. Info Lisa Post 241-3222, http://www.lihuelibrary.com

May 5-14 Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Art Show
Featuring art from CKMS students. At KSA Gallery Kukui Grove. Info 245-2782, http://www.kauaisocietyofartists.org

Friday, May 5, 3-5 pm NEA Grant De-mystification Workshops: The Art Works Grant
SFCA and Hawaii Arts Alliance invites you to NEA Grant De-mystification Workshops: The Art Works Grant. Presented by Dr. Terry Liu, consultant for Hawaii Arts Alliance; NEA Folk and Traditional Arts Specialist from 1990-1996; NEA Arts Education Specialist from 2000-2016. At Room #106, KCC OCET. Info giac05@icloud.com

Friday, May 5, 6:30-9 pm Na Lei Hiwahiwa Concert celebrating May Day
Na Mo’omeheu O Hawaii Neio (Cultures of Hawaii). Featuring Iwalani Ho’omanawanui, Waipuilani Flores, Na Hui O Kamakaokalnai, Orama Tahitian Drummers, Kauai Powwow Singers and much more. At Courtyard by Marriott Kauai; Coconut Beach Resort. Tickets $20 adv, $25 door, $5 Children 6-17. Tickets from Vicky’s Fabric, Kauai Music and Sound. Info Iwa Dawbarn 652-4497, Maka Herrod 651-1868

Friday, May 5, 7 pm Kauai Community College Wind Symphony and Kauai Youth Honor Band Concert
Featuring guest conductor Mr. Michael Nakasone, retired Bandmaster with the Royal Hawaiian Band. At Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center. Free with donations accepted

Saturday, May 6, 8-11 am Keiki Bike & Safety Day
Save the date! Wilcox is partnering with community organizations to host the 2017 Kauai Keiki Bike & Safety Day. Keiki aged 5-10 are invited to collect stamps in their Bike and Safety Passport to use to enter free drawing for a new bike or a new skateboard! Free helmet fittings and giveaway. Info https://www.livehealthykauai.org

Saturday, May 6, 9am-1 pm National Tropical Botanical Garden Fun & Funky Plant Sale
NTBG Members welcome to shop from 9-11 am, non member and the general public from 11am-1 pm. At NTBG SouthShore Visitor Center, Poipu. Info 742-2623

Saturday, May 6, 10am-6 pm Ke Akua Mana Church Benefit Lu’au & Ho’olaule’a
Hosted by Lady Ipo and Maka Herrod. Kuana Torres Kahele; Kainani Kahaunaele; Keauhou; Mike Kaawa; Analu and Darryl; Kumu Hula Leina’ala Jardin and Halau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leina’ala; Waipu’ililani and Kaui, Kumu Hula Maka Herrod and many more guest artists. Great Hawaiian food and great Hawaiian entertainment and silent auction. At Smith’s Tropical Paradise. $15 donation. Info 652-5485, 431-4293

Saturday, May 6, 2pm & 5 pm Kauai Dance Theatre’s Spring Concert “Passport to Dance”
Proceeds benefit the dance scholarship program and Ohana Keiki Kauai. At Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Tickets $12, free for ages 3 and younger. Info Janie Crane, Director, 332-9737, http://www.kauaidancetheatre.com

Saturday, May 6, 3-4:30 pm Community Movement Workshop
Come experience play in a different way and learn to create, connection, community and culture. This is a movement experience and every ability is welcomed. No “Dance” training necessary. All you need is clothes to move in and an open mind. And prepare to get sweaty! 1 person $20 or 2 people for $30. For all ages, if your child can do it, so can you! Register or just show up! At 2321 Kolo Rd, Kilauea. Info@kilaueastudio.com

Saturday, May 6, 7 pm Kauai Community College Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert
With Guest Bands from Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School and Kauai High School. Featuring guest artist Mr. Abe Lagrimas, Jr. At Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center. Free with donations accepted

Saturday, May 6 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, May 7 Sierra Club Hike Sunset to Full Moon Coastal Walk
We start off in the late afternoon from Kuna Bay (Donkey Beach) walking along the coastline ending at Kapa’a Library watching the full moon rise over the ocean. We’ll shuttle cars for a one-way hike. A Moderate 4.5 mile hike. Info Judy Dalton 482-1129, https://sierraclubkauai.org

Sunday, May 7, Noon-2 pm Ballet Class with Eve Lawson
Renowned ballerina, Eve Lawson returns to Kauai for 3 ballet classes/workshops. For intermediate/advanced dancers. At Kilauea Studio, Dance & Fitness Art 2321 Kolo Rd, Kilauea. $35. Info 652-5722, borneoboy@hotmail.com

Sunday, May 7, 4 pm Kauai Community College Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert
Featuring Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 in C-major, Sibelius’ Finlandia, and much more! At Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center. Free with donations accepted

Monday, May 8, 6:30 pm Kauai High School Spring Concert
Kauai High School Spring Concert with Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Ukulele band and Chorus. At Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Free! Although donations accepted. Info Mr. Darryl Miyasato, Music Director 245- 3173. Ext. 133

Wednesday, May 10, 5-6:30 pm An Introduction to Voluntary Land Conservation Tools for Preserving Land in Hawaii
Angela Anderson, Esq. the Kauai Island Director of the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust, will provide background information about the organization’s work on Kauai and statewide, as well as an overview of conservation easement transactions. Her presentation will highlight how landowners, community groups and government entities can partner to conserve lands that secure Hawaii’s long-term well-being. At Princeville Public Library. Info 826-4310, http://princevillelibrary.com

Wednesday, May 10, 5:30 pm Film Showing “Na Hulu Lehua – The Royal Cloak & Helmet of Kalani’ou’u,”
Short Documentary of return of the feather cloak from New Zealand to Hawaii. OHA’s Board of Trustees Community meetings will start at 6:30 pm. At Historic Waimea Theatre. Info D. Kaliko Santos, kalikos@oha.org

Wednesday, May 10, 7 pm, 17th Annual Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Band Spring Concert
Featuring over 250 students in grades 6-8 on a variety of music. At Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Free with donations accepted

May 11, 12, & 13 Talk Story & New Biography of King Kaumuali’i
Lee Croft, Professor Emeritus of Russian Language and Culture at Arizona State will share new information and insights based on letters from Anton Schaeffer as he described conversations with King Kaumuali’i. At Lihue Library Thurs, May 11, 7 pm, Hanapepe Hawaiian Church Fri, May 12, 7 pm and Princeville Library Sat, May 13, 10 am. Info Friends of King Kaumuali’i 338-1332, 652-0021, kaumualiiohana@gmail.com, http://www.kauaikingkaumualii.org

May 12-28 Kauai Community Players present Talley’s Folly
Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lanford Wilson. Directed for KCP by Nellie Foster. Takes place in a Victorian boathouse in Lebanon, Missouri, in 1944. At Puhi Theatrical Warehouse at 4411-E Kikowaena, Puhi. Info 245-7700, KauaiCommunityPlayers@gmail.com, http://kauaicommunityplayers.org

Friday, May 12, 5-6:30 pm Creating Paintings From Photos
This workshop will demonstrate how to create paintings from photo images using an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil in the ArtRage app for iPad with instructor Tom Grollman. At KCC OCET, $25. Info and to register 245-8318, OCET@hawaii.edu

Friday, May 12, 6-7:30 pm Island-Wide “We Love Our Mothers” Student Talent Contest
Kauai’s first ever, island wide “We Love Our Mothers!” Student Talent Contest. Two acts from each of 12 public elementary schools compete for $1,200 in prizes. Hosted by Miss America 2012. At Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Donation. Info & tickets 346-7095, https://alohaangels.vbotickets.com

May 12 & 13, 7 pm Island School High School Production “Itʻs About Time 2017”
Three short comedies by award-winning playwright, David Ives: “Arabian Nights,” “Soap Opera,” and “Variations on the Death of Trotsky.” At Island School Main Hall. Admission $5. Info Peggy Ellenburg, peggy@ischool.org

Saturday, May 13 Sierra Club Hike Kuilau Trail
A gentle steady walk on a wide path with sweeping view of lush valleys and Mount Wai’ale’ale and Makale’ha Mountain Ranges. Hike to bridge and picnic tables for lunch. A moderate 4 mile round trip. Info Vivian Hager 652-3234, https://sierraclubkauai.org

Saturday, May 13, 7-11 am, 39th Annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk
The Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association Kauai Chapter will host the 39th Annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk. The walk will start at 7 a.m. at the Historic County Building and take walkers through Lihu’e on a 2.9 mile route. The Charity Walk is open to the public and everyone is welcome to participate. Those under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult and walkers under the age of 18 must have walker form application signed by a parent or guardian. All walkers should have minimum donations regardless of age. Please note that ALL pets are NOT allowed on the Charity Walk. Fee: Minimum pledge of $35 includes breakfast and t-shirt. Info http://www.charitywalkhawaii.org

Saturday, May 13, 8 am Adult Bicycle Skills Course
In this comprehensive class you’ll learn the bike handling skills you need to ride safely and legally in traffic and on the trail. Learn to improve your bike handling skills and basic bicycle maintenance, including how to fix a flat tire! Bring your own: helmet, bike in good working condition, lunch, water bottle. For ages 14+. Free. No charge for the class, but the class size is limited to 15 individuals. Info Tommy Noyes 639-1018, http://www.kauaipath.org

May 13 & 27, 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, May 13, 8:30am-1:30 pm Kauai All-Island Band Craft Fair
Kauai All-Island Band are fundraising to perform in the 2017 Holiday Bowl Parade, Halftime Show, and Field Show Competition. At Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School’s Cafeteria

Saturday, May 13, 10am-6 pm May Day by the Bay 2017
Featuring Hawaiian music performed by groups from Kauai and throughout the state, including hula, cultural demonstrations by local practitioners, Kauai made products, OnoPops, craft fair, displays by community groups, Hawaiian food and a silent auction. At Wai‘oli Beach Park, Hanalei. Info 635-9028

May 13-14, 12:30-3:30 pm Ballet Workshop with Eve Lawson
Renowned ballerina, Eve Lawson returns to Kauai for 3 ballet classes/workshops. For intermediate/advanced dancers. At Soul Building, 4568 Kukui St Kapaa. $40. Info 652-5722, borneoboy@hotmail.com

Saturday, May 13, 5:30-8:30 pm Celebrating 100 Years of Preservation Luau
Join us for a Grove Farm Museum fundraiser luau under the full moon! Featuring Frank De Lima, the Hawaiian Trio Waiola, and Halau Kaulupuaonalani, with Ed Kaahea as Master of Ceremonies. The dinner will be catered by Contemporary Flavors. Tickets $100pp from Grove Farm museum Gift Shop, the Waioli Mission House in Hanalei, Magic Dragon in Princeville, Kauai Music and Sound in Kapaa, Ha Coffee Bar in Lihue, Island Soap & Candle in Koloa, and Talk Story Bookstore in Hanapepe. Info 245-3202, https://grovefarm.org

Saturday, May 13, 5:30 pm Broadway in Love Dinner Show
A dinner show featuring your favorite Broadway love songs preformed by the Broadway Pacific Singers. At Courtyard Marriott Kapaa. Info 482-1455, tickets $90 GA, $80 HI residents with ID at door, https://www.broadwaypacificsingers.com

Saturday, May 13, 6 pm KISS Concert – Songs of Love and Mom
Kauai Island Singers Showcase (KISS) celebrates love and Mother’s Day during Kukui’ula’s Art Walk at The Palm Court at the Shops at Kukui’ula in Poipu. Join the KISS singers for an evening of magical songs under the stars. Free. Info https://www.facebook.com/KISSKauai

May 13-14 Kauai Chorale Presents – Fill The Night With Music
With Lois Ricciardi Director, Virginia Shepherd accompanist, Dan Spriggs on percussion and the Kauai Seventh Day Adventist Children’s Choir. Saturday, May 13, 7:30 pm at KCC PAC, Sunday, May 14, 5 pm at St. Regis Hotel. $12 in adv, $15 door, students $5. Info and tickets 822-5633, http://kauaichorale.com

Friday, May 19, 6 am Bike to Work Day
The Hawaii Public Health Institute and Get Fit Kauai are celebrating National Bike to Work Day with an easy-paced bicycle commute to the Lihue Civic Center. Roll-out at 6 am from the Kapaa Neighborhood Center and 6:45 am from the Puhi Park (across Kaumuali’i Highway from Kauai Community College). For more information or to volunteer, call 639-1018, news@kauaipath.org, http://www.kauaipath.org

Friday, May 19 The Mahal Ohana Is Coming Home
Starring Imon Star, Deva Mahal, CoCo Peila, Zoe Moon Mahal, Inshirah Mahal, Cody Wolfchild, Estere Dalton and more. At Tahiti Nui, Hanalei. $20 at door, no advance ticket sales

May 19-20, 7 pm Kauai Shorts – Kauai’s Own Ten Minute Play Festival
Presented by WIT for your pleasure: Two nights of comedies and dramas packed into ten minutes: twenty original plays (some by our own Kauai authors) performed over two nights. Ten plays on Friday, May 19, and ten different plays on Saturday, May 20. A special price for both nights, so treat yourselves – you’ll never have more fun than this! At KCC PAC. Info Romey Curtis 826-9755, http://womenintheatre.org

Saturday, May 20, 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

May 20-21 Goddess Chant 2017
A sung liturgy to the triple goddess visioned and composed by Shawna Carol. Empowering women and honoring the divine feminine in all beings. A benefit for YWCA Kauai and Malama Pono’s women’s wellness program. Saturday, May 20th at 7 pm and Sunday, May 21st at 3 pm. Both at Hilton Garden Inn, Wailua Bay. Adults $20, Youth $15, under 5 free. Tickets 1-800-838-3006, http://goddesschant2017.brownpapertickets.com. Info 828-0076

Sunday, May 21 Join The Sierra Club For The Tour de Po’ipu Bike Ride
Two easy/moderate rides to choose from with lengths 8 or 23 miles. Fantastic South Shore views. Bring your own bike. Helmets required. Info Allan Rachap 212-3108, https://sierraclubkauai.org

Sunday, May 21, 8 am Tour de Poipu
This is a free, unsupported group ride with two route options, riders of all ages and skill levels are welcomed, and nobody gets left behind. Easy and difficult group bike rides. Start and finish at Poipu Beach Park. Info 212-3108, allanjudy@yahoo.com

Sunday, May 21, 3 pm KLA (Kauai Lifeguard Association) Mahalo Beach Bash
Live music from Brother Noland, John Cruz, Paul Togioka and friends. Competitions and prizes, beachside buffet and bbq. At Kauai Marriott Luau Grounds, tented on Kalapaki Beach. Info 4820218, AndyMelamed946@gmail.com, http://kauailifeguards.org

May 21-23 Island School Middle School Production “The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza,” by Don Zolidis
Two battling narrators attempt to cover the entirety of Greek mythology using audience participation, cross-dressing, and general theatrical insanity. Friday & Saturday, May 21-22, at 7 pm, Sunday, May 23, at 3 pm. Admission $6, Family Pass (4+) $20. Info Alice April, alice.april@ischool.org

Thursday, May 25, 8:30-9:45 am Yoganna By The Sea
Fundraiser for Malama Pono Women’s Wellness Clinic. Breathe, Stretch, Smile. A gentle yoga class for all bodies and fitness levels. Enjoy a walking warm up and delicious class. Donations accepted. At Hanalei Bay

Friday, May 26, 7 pm Maria Muldaur & Her Red Hot Blusiana Band, Hawaii Tour 2017
New Orleans-flavored Blues, R&B, Swamp Funk nominated for Best Traditional Female Blues Artist, Blues Foundation. Signed Instrument auction benefitting Kauai Lifeguard Association. At Kauai Marriott Resort Ballroom. Tickets $40; Gold Circle $55. Info 896-4845, http://lazarbearproductions.com

Saturday, May 27, 9am-Noon Sierra Club and Surfrider Donkey Beach Clean Up
Donkey Beach Cleanup. Surfrider and Sierra Club team up to help protect marine life, the reef and ocean from litter and fishing net entanglement. Look for banners at the parking lot above Donkey Beach, between the 11 and 12-mile highway markers by public shoreline access sign. Bags, gloves, and snacks provided. Info Judy Dalton 482-1129, https://sierraclubkauai.org

Saturday, May 27, 7 pm A Night of Piano – Benefit for Kauai Concert Association
Featuring: Dr. Timothy Lee, Dr. Jean Shein, Monica Chung, Kaycee Parker, Violinist. Join us backstage for dessert, champagne and coffee reception for the suggested additional donation of $10 each. At KCC PAC. Tickets Adults $20, students $10. Info and tickets 245-7464, http://kauai-concert.org

May 27-28, 8am-4 pm, 8th Annual Pedal to the Meadow
Three USAC-sanctioned road bicycling races over two days: 8th annual Pedal to the Meadow hill climb from Kekaha to Koke’e on Sat, May 27, followed by the Mana Time Trial and Cycle on the Strip Criterium in Kekaha/Mana on Sun, May 28. Entry fees vary. Ages 10 and up. Info and to register visit http://pedaltothemeadow.com

Sunday, May 28, 9 am, 27th Annual Banana Poka Round Up
Great musicians, weave a basket, take a hike, enjoy the forest, play games, eat snacks, silent auction, booths about native plants and animals. Parking at the park, shuttle van up the hill. At Historic Civilian Conservation Corps Camp above Kokee Lodge. Info info@kokee.org, http://www.kokee.org

Sunday, May 28, 10am-3 pm Kauai Motocross Races
Kauai Motocross Association (KMXA) is dedicated to promoting dirt bike events (Motocross, Trail & BMX) as well as the practice of safe riding skills and training. At Kauai Beach Rd. Info https://www.facebook.com/pg/KMXA808

June 2, 3 & 4 Kauai Voices Presents Classics II The Music Lives On!
Kauai Voices, the island’s highly popular, auditioned 40-voice choral ensemble, will be performing on Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, June 4 at 3 pm. All concerts at St. Michael’s Church in Lihue. Tickets $15 in adv, door $20. Info 838-3006, http://kauaivoices.org

Saturday, June 3, 6-10 am Haena to Hanalei Run
Hanalei Canoe Club will run the annual Haena to Hanalei Run. Free shuttle buses will leave from the Hanalei Pier from 4:45 am to 5:45 am; the race begins at 7 am. The 8-mile race will be followed by awards and a pancake breakfast. There is also a 5K run that starts and finishes at Black Pot, plus a one-mile youth run. Cost is $40 pre-registered; $50 day of the race, which includes breakfast. The youth race is $10. Additional breakfast tickets can be purchased by non-runners for $7. For more information and to register http://www.hanaleicanoeclub.org

Saturday, June 3 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, June 4, 11:30am-3:30 pm 29th Annual Taste of Hawaii – The Ultimate Sunday Brunch
The Taste of Hawaii is the original food and wine tasting event for the islands and on Kauai. Produced by the Rotary Club of Kapaa and countless community volunteers. Includes: 25+ chefs from restaurants around Hawaii, 15+ beverage vendors, 10+ musical and entertainment groups, and a large silent auction. At Smiths Tropical Paradise. Tickets $100, $125 gate. Info 346-7095, http://www.tasteofhawaii.com

Ongoing

Monday to Saturday Youth, Teen and Adult Dance & Fitness Classes
New Youth, Teen and Adult Dance and Fitness Classes held in Kilauea. Let’s Dance! $16 drop-in,10 classes for $140. For more info and the full schedule visit https://www.kilaueastudio.com

 

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