For Kauai Calendar Events for August 2019. All these events and more can be seen on our online calendar where you can add them yourself, or email them to Honey at calendar@forkauaionline.com for us to do for you

Thursday-Sunday, August 1-18, 7 pm Chicago
“HCT (Hawaii Childrens Theatre) After Dark” presents the Tony award winning musical, Chicago! This show will be rated PG-13. Showing at Puhi Theatrical Warehouse every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from Aug 1-18. Info and tickets 246-8985, www.hawaiichildrenstheatre.org

Saturday, August 3 Sierra Club Maha`ulepu Coastal Hike
Spectacular coastal walk with breath taking views along this magnificent coastline! Po`ipu area. Moderate 4 miles round-trip. Mild elevation change on a rocky trail. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Lee Gately 661-373-4834, www.hi.sierraclub.org/kauai

August 3-4, 9am-5 pm Heiva I Kaua`i 2019
Celebrate 18 years of Heiva I Kaua`i in this unique, exciting and colorful Tahitian dance and drumming competition at Kapa`a Beach Park. With over 40 vendors offering Tahitian and other Pacific Island gifts, ethnic foods, and demonstrations from Polynesian artists and crafters. Entry $7. Info www.heivaikauai.com

Sunday, August 4, 7:30 am Never Forget Sandy G Golf Tournament
This signature event helps the YWCA to raise awareness within the community about the serious impact of violence. The tournament proceeds directly benefit the programs of the YWCA of Kaua`i that work to end violence against women and children. Shotgun start, 4 person modified scramble, awards luncheon to follow. At Ocean Course Hokuala. $120/$125. Info ywcakauai.org

Wednesday, August 7 Sierra Club Maha`ulepu Coastal Hike
Spectacular coastal walk with breath taking views along this magnificent coastline! Po`ipu area. Moderate 4 miles round-trip. Mild elevation change on a rocky trail. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Lee Gately 661-373-4834, www.hi.sierraclub.org/kauai

Wednesday, August 7, 5 pm Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Join us for an education program presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. Alzheimer’s is not normal aging. It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. Free. At Princeville Public Library. Info www.librarieshawaii.org

Thursday, August 8, Women in Theatre (WIT) present Kaua`i Shorts 2019 Ten-Minute Play Festival
Ten 10-minute plays will be staged by Playwrights from Kaua`i and as far off as NZ and the UK. Our audience will determine the best staged play! At Women in Theatre, Kukui Grove (next to Kaua`i Bakery). Info and tickets womenintheatre.org

Friday, August 9, 7:30 pm Kaua`i Veterans Memorial Hospital’s Bon Dance
Come and help us close the Bon Dance season. Special Performance by Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko Kaua`i. Held on the front lawn. Food and games from 5 pm. Info Paige Moura 338-9247, Josie Pablo 823-4138

Sunday, August 11 Sierra Club Hike Napali Coast Trail to Hanakapi`ai Falls
Hike begins at Ke`e Beach and follows the Kalalau Trail with its stunning coastal views for 2 miles to Hanakapi`ai Beach, then continues inland 2 more miles to the waterfall. Since this hike can be slippery and muddy when wet, we will only go forward with the hike if the trail conditions are suitable. North Shore. Upper intermediate, 8 miles, 1800 feet elevation gain. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Julio Magalhães 650-906-2594, www.hi.sierraclub.org/kauai

August 15-18 Kaua`i County Fair Bureau Fair
Four days of fun, food, farming and great entertainment. Rides, live music, games, contests and competitions, bingo, talent shows, and much more. Entry $6. At Vidinha Stadium. Info kauaifarmfair.org

Saturday, August 17 Sierra Club Hike Ka`aweiki Ridge, Koke`e State Park
A wonderful hike along a dirt road that begins up in Koke`e and terminates on a ridge above the Na Pali Coast. Ka`aweiki Ridge, Koke`e State Park. Moderately difficult, 7 miles round trip. Elevation change of 1549 feet. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Ken Fasig 808-346-1229, www.hi.sierraclub.org/kauai

Saturday, August 17, 7 am Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Kaua`i Walk to End Alzheimer’s presented by Napa Auto Parts. At Kapa`a Beach park. Register at act.alz.org/kauaiwalk

Saturday, August 17, 6-10 pm Moonlight & Music
Join National Tropical Botanical Garden for the Annual Moonlight & Music Fundraiser in the McBryde Garden. Dance the night away while you sip cocktails and bid on unique garden-themed items. Tickets from $175. Info ntbg.org/events

August 23-September 2 Carol Ann Davis Retrospective Show “Life In Bold Color”
Carol Ann Davis Retrospective Show featuring paintings and photographs at Kaua`i Society of Artists Gallery in Kukui Grove. Info www.kauaisocietyofartists.org

Saturday. August 24 Sierra Club Hike Nounou Mountain – Kuamo`o & West Side Hike
Nounou Mountain, which is also more popularly called “Sleeping Giant”, offers spectacular panoramic views of the East Side of Kaua`i. We will explore the mountain on several trails. East Side. Intermediate, 5 miles, 1100 feet elevation gain. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Julio Magalhães 650-906-2594, www.hi.sierraclub.org/kauai

Saturday, August 24, 5 pm NTBG’s August Movie Night to Feature Aquaman
National Tropical Botanical Garden invites everyone, residents and visitors alike. Movie starts after sunset and food will be available for purchase from food trucks. This is a free event, but donations are gladly accepted. Bring blankets or low beach chairs for seating. At South Shore Visitor’s Center. Info ntbg.org

Sunday, August 25, 1-4:30 pm Pilgrimage of Compassion with Grandmaster Riley Lee
Lawai Center welcomes all to the 19th annual Pilgrimage of Compassion. With: Grandmaster Riley Lee and members of Taiko Kaua`i, mochi pounding demos, bonsai exhibit, lei making, fish and tapa printing, ikebana and calligraphy demos, and much more. At Lawai International Center. Donations gratefully accepted. Info 639-5952, LM@hawaii.rr.com, www.lawaicenter.org

Friday, August 30, 6-9 pm, 1st Annual Perfect Pairings
A benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kaua`i. An evening of exquisite pupus by top chefs, fine wines, live music and more. Tickets $150, VIP packages available. At Kaua`i Marriott Resort. Info 631-8642, www.bbbshawaii.org

Saturday, August 31 Sierra Club Hike Maha`ulepu Coastal Hike
Spectacular coastal walk with breath taking views along this magnificent coastline! Po`ipu area. Moderate 4 miles round-trip. Mild elevation change on a rocky trail. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Vivian Hager 808-652-3234, www.hi.sierraclub.org/kauai

Sunday, September 1, 11th Annual Kaua`i Marathon and Half Marathon
The Kaua`i Marathon and Half Marathon begin in Po`ipu with routes sharing the first 11 miles. Entry from $125. Info and to register www.thekauaimarathon.com

September 1-8 Authentic Shamanism & Nature Retreat
Join us for a week of Shamanic Nature Immersion and cultivate the deep sense of peace and harmony that you receive from spiritual grounding and authentic connection with Mother Earth. Joined by Special Guest, Kunge. At Koke`e State Park. $3500. Info shamanicspiritmedicine.com

Monday, September 2, 6 am, 18th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament
Kaua`i Filipino Chamber of Commerce 18th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament at Wailua Golf Course with awards luncheon after the tournament. Over the years our scholarship program has awarded more than $115,000 to deserving Kaua`i students. Entry fee $95, lunch only $15. Info kauaifilipinochamber.org

September 22-28, 35th Annual Kaua`i Mokihana Festival – Nā Mea Kanu Hawaii – Year of Plants of Hawaii
A week-long celebration of Hawaiian culture, including educational lectures, music and hula competitions, church service, and craft fairs. Tickets $20 in adv from Vicky’s Fabrics, Scotty’s Music and Kaua`i Music and Sound or by calling 652-4497. Info www.maliefoundation.org