For Kauai Calendar Events for January 2019 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

All January is Friends and Family Month at Aloha Sophia Wellness
Dedicated to providing excellent chiropractic care, Network Spinal AnalysisTM, to individuals and families in a loving, conscious and safe environment for the experience of wellness, healing, vitalization, transformation, and living life to its fullest potential. To participate, appointments must be scheduled in advance. Openings are limited. Book by calling 823-0418, or online at https://alohasophia.com

Tuesday, January 1 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Kealia Beach to Kuna Bay
Start off the year on the right foot by taking a Sierra Club hike! We’ll begin our walk mid-afternoon enjoying great views of the rocky coastline and have our first dinner of the year at a picnic table overlooking the ocean. An easy 3 mile hike. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Co-Leaders: Judy Dalton and Julio Magalhães 650-906-2594, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

Thursday, January 3 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Maha`ulepu Coastal Hike
Spectacular coastal walk with breath taking views along this magnificent coastline! Moderate 4 miles round-trip. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Lee Gately 661-373-4834, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

Thursday, January 3, 6 pm An Evening with Judy Collins – Hawaii Tour 2019
See award-winning singer-songwriter Judy Collins live at KCC PAC. Tickets $50 General; $75 Gold Circle. Info 896-4845, http://www.judycollins.com

January 4-6, 10am-5 pm Sliding N’ Gliding Into The New Year!
Slide n’ glide into the New Year with waterslides, big to small and Hawaii’s only Inflatable Zipline! Bring your tent and towels to this all ages event at Kapa`a Beach Park. $15 for the whole day. Info https://www.facebook.com/events/751473378565987

Now until January 4, Noon-6 pm Kaua`i Society of Artists Small Works Show
Original art from Kaua`i artists. Small works but a Big Show, just in time for holiday shopping. Open until 9 pm on Fridays. At KSA Gallery, Kukui Grove. Info 245 2782, artinkauai@gmail.com, http://www.kauaisocietyofartists.org

January 4-20 Arsenic And Old Lace
This play is a farcical black comedy revolving around the Brewster family, descended from the Mayflower settlers, but now composed of insane homicidal maniacs. Shows: Thursday-Saturday at 7 pm and Sundays at 4 pm. At Puhi Theatrical Playhouse. Info https://kauaicommunityplayers.org

Friday, January 4, 7:30 pm Comedy Show with JP Sears
HI Tide Nation presents a comedy show with YouTube superstar JP Sears. At Aqua Kaua`i Beach Resort. Tickets: General Admission $38.50 + s/c – VIP Meet-N-Greet Tickets $87.50 + s/c. Tickets https://www.eventbrite.com

Saturday, January 5, 8-10 am Resolution Run Kaua`i
Hosted by Pu`uwai Canoe Club on the first Saturday of the new year, the Resolution Run winds through the newly opened public trails at Hokuala resort in Lihu`e. This race will be an opportunity to experience trails and scenic views you never knew existed in your own backyard! Keiki under 12 race free with an adult. Walkers and leashed dogs welcome. At Hokuala Kaua`i, 3551 Ho’olaulea Way, Lihu`e. Info 635-6311

Sunday, January 6, 1 pm Vegan Potluck & Talk with Cynthia Fowler
We will discuss the far reaching benefits of expanding your animal-free diet to a cruelty-free way of life. For the potluck dinner, please bring a vegan dish (with recipe/ingredient list), or a donation $10 suggested (free for children 12 and under) $25 gift certificate for the best dish! At Kapa`a Neighborhood Center. Info 319-8440, https://www.vsh.org

Wednesday, January 9, 7 pm Kaua`i Concert Association presents Van Cliburn Winner Daniel Hsu
American pianist Daniel Hsu captured the bronze medal and prizes for best performance of both the commissioned work and chamber music at the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. He is increasingly recognized for his easy virtuosity and bold musicianship. At KCC PAC. Info http://kauai-concert.org

Wednesday, January 9, 7:15 pm Wave Demo Class
Learn how you can experience a healthy spine! Enjoy an intimate evening which includes a short explantation of NSA Care and a live demonstration of the “Network Healing Waves”. Prospective clients who attend the introductory evening will receive a discount on their initial visit. At Aloha Sophia Wellness. RSVP 823-0418, https://alohasophia.com

January 11-13 & 15-17 Asian Brush Painting Workshops
Beginner level Jan 11-13, 9:30am-3:30 pm with Y. Catherine Park and H. Peter Park this workshop includes, yoga, painting and calligraphy, $175 for 3 days, $120 for 2 days, $60 for 1 day, plus $30 supply fee. Intermediate level Jan 15-17, 9:30am-3:30 pm with master Asian painter Ms. Limchen Lee M.F.A $200 for 3 days, $140 for 2 days, $70 for 1 day, order supplies online at https://www.blueheronarts.com. Info http://www.kauaisocietyofartists.org

Friday, January 11, 5:30 & 8 pm The Edge of Paradise
Two showings of the Hi Def remake of Kaua`i filmmaker John Wehrheim’s Taylor Camp documentary. With new music and interviews, as well as new photos and surf footage. At KCC. Tickets $20 from https://www.brownpapertickets.com

Saturday, January 12 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Kukui Trail
We will hike from the rim of Waimea Canyon down to its base and admire the majesty of this canyon along the way. Strenuous 5 miles. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Julio Magalhães 650-906-2594, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

Saturday, January 12, 9am-3 pm Feng Shui Benefit Workshop
Please join Grandmaster Hong for a day devoted to making the most of the New Year. This benefit workshop provides practical every-day-tools for enhancing your Health, Finance, Romance and Family all within the context of the Feng Shui tradition. The participants will gain an understanding of the energetic influences to be experienced during 2019, Year of the Pig. At Happiness Planting Center in Lihu`e. $200/$225. Info and register at http://lawaicenter.org

Saturday, January 12, 5-9 pm Heroine’s Song: Our Hopes, Our Dreams
​​All-female concert – Genre is pop and theater ​featuring songs from Wicked, Frozen, Anastasia and more. Includes pupus and no host drinks. This all-female Concert Scholarship Fundraiser is hosted by The Zonta Club of Kaua`i Foundation, raising money for educational scholarships and to help other community organizations. $75 adv, $100 at door. At Kaua`i Memorial Convention Hall. Info and tickets https://zonta.vbotickets.com/events

Thursday, January 17 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Canyon Trail to Waipo`o Falls
Unparalleled views of Waimea Canyon from the other side. Visit the top of the 800-foot Waipo`o Falls and dip your toes into a cool stream before it flows down the waterfall. Moderately strenuous 4 miles round trip. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Lee Gately 661-373-4834, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

Friday, January 18, 9am-1 pm Coconut Weaving Workshop 1
With Eugene Onio Punzal, Coconut Weaving Practitioner. Learn to make, traditional basket, cylinder basket, fish on a pole, and buggy whip. At Kaua`i Museum, Lihu`e. $85 includes supplies and DVD tutorial. Info 245-6931, http://www.kauaimuseum.org

January 18-19, 6 pm Cherry Cherry – Neil Diamond Tribute Band
Cherry Cherry performing at a benefit concert at Waimea Theater. $20. Info 651-5744, http://www.waimeatheater.com

Saturday, January 19, 8am-2 pm Kaua`i Island Crafters Fair
Original and fine products like Niihau and sunrise shell jewelry, bone and wood carvings, water color paintings and prints, note cards, sun-catchers, American traditional and Hawaiian quilts and futons and blankets, sewn gifts, fragrant floral soaps, wearable art, Hawaiian print towel wraps, Hawaiian tapa prints and bags just to name a few. At Koloa Elementary School Cafeteria. Info 635-4314, kauaiislandcf@hotmail.com

January 19, 25-27, & February 2 Kaua`i Voices Concerts: Broadway, Baby!
Kaua`i Voices, the island’s highly popular 50+member auditioned choral ensemble, brings Broadway to Kaua`i with concerts of all-time showstoppers from many musicals. Jan 19, 6 pm at Porter Pavilion at Anaina Hou Community Park, Jan 25-26, 7:30 pm, and Jan 27, 3 pm at St. Michael and All Angels Church, and Feb 2, 3 pm at Waimea Theater. Tickets $20 adv/$25 door/$30 VIP. Info 838-3006, http://kauaivoices.org/index.html

Sunday, January 20 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Maha`ulepu and Makauwahi Cave Reserve
Enjoy the majestic coastline. Visit the world-class ​archaeological site. Moderate 3 miles. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Allan Rachap 212-3108, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

Sunday, January 20 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Total Lunar Eclipse Wailua to Nukoli`i Beach Walk
Watch the moon as it turns completely red on our walk along this long stretch of pristine beach. We’ll meet at Lydgate Beach Park and enjoy a picnic dinner before starting off on our sunset to full moon walk. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Judy Dalton 482-1129, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

Mondays, 6-9 pm, January 21-March 25 E Kanikapila Kakou 2019 “Music is Our Mo`olelo”
Garden Island Arts Council presents ten weeks of the best of Hawaiian Music, Artists, Composers, Storytellers, Kumu Hula who share their songs, stories and dance in a casual interactive setting. Many Mondays start with an hour of `ukulele or hula lessons for interested participants. Food and drink available for purchase. Donations welcome at the door. At Aqua Kaua`i Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom. Info 245-2733, giac05@icloud.com, https://www.gardenislandarts.org

January 22-25 Kathryn Stats Plein Air/Studio Workshop
A great opportunity to learn from the master artist. More detail upon registration. $780. Email Kyoko Ishigami, Ishigami.kyoko@gmail.com, for signup and info. http://www.kathrynstats.com

Saturday, January 26 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Jewel of Koke`e
Spectacular hike through forests of Koke`e, Black Pipe Trail, Canyon Trail, Po`omau Canyon Lookout. Cross over Waipo`o Falls for a view of Waimea Canyon to the ocean. Strenuous 7 miles. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Ken Fasig 346-1229, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

Saturday, January 26, 8am-4 pm Integrating the Arts into Teaching Professional Development for Classroom Teachers Taught by Mauli Ola Cook
Participants will learn how to use drama strategies to enhance their storytelling in the classroom and how to use creative dance to engage students in comprehending text, identifying key ideas and details, and retelling stories. $120. At Waimea Neighborhood Center. Registration: PDE3 website. Info Tamara Smith; HTY/839-9885, ext 704

Sunday, January 27 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Mo`alepe Trail to Kuilau Ridge Picnic Area
A beautiful hike through farmland and forest, with glorious views and ever-present birdsongs. This trail offers great rewards without a lot of effort. Moderate 5.5 mile round trip. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Julio Magalhães 650-906-2594, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

Sunday, January 27, 7 pm An Evening with David Sedaris
New York Times bestselling author and humorist. At KCC PAC. Tickets from $53 from https://www1.ticketmaster.com

Thursday, January 31 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Kuilau Ridge Trail
A gentle steady walk on a wide path with sweeping view of lush valleys and Mount Wai`ale`ale and Makaleha Mountain Ranges. This trail offers great rewards without a lot of effort. Glorious views and ever-present bird songs reward you along this trail. Hike to bridge and picnic tables for lunch. Easy to moderate 3.5 miles. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Lee Gately 661-373-4834, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

February 1-3, 13th Annual All Angels Jazz Festival
Friday night will be a night of instrumental jazz, while Saturday features singers performing your all time favorites. Musicians include: Dean Taba quartet, The Abe Lagrimas Jr. Quintet, New Orleans pianist/vocalist Matt Lemmler, and legendary Seattle jazz singer Greta Matassa. Both concerts start at 7pm and Sunday’s Jazz Masses are at 8:30 and 11am. At St Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church. Info and tickets 245-3796, http://www.stmichaels-kauai.org

February 1-7 The Number Film Festival
Your opportunity to see 21 wonderful classic films with numbers in the title at Kukui Grove Cinema in Lihu`e on the big screen the way they were meant to be seen. All 21 films for $20, tickets may be shared with friends and family. Info 245-3552, http://kukuigrovecinema.com

Wednesday February 6, 7:15 pm Spinal Care Class
Learn the biomechanics of the spine, including proper and safe lifting techniques, exercises to reduce stress in the workplace, and good habits about the do’s and don’ts of spinal care. At Aloha Sophia Wellness. Free. RSVP 823-0418, https://alohasophia.com

Saturday, February 9 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Wai Koa Loop Trail
We’ll pass through the Kilauea Forest and then the largest mahogany plantation in North America. Then, the trail opens up and we’ll enjoy impressive views of the Namahana Mountains, which means “the twin branches” in Hawaiian. Easy 3.5 miles. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Julio Magalhães 650-906-2594, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

February 14-March 3 Kaua`i Community Players Presents “The Shadow Box”
This Pulitzer prize winning drama takes place over twenty-four hours. Three patients agree to be a part of a psychological scheme where they live within the hospital grounds and have interviews with a psychiatrist. Directed by Jo Grande. Thursday-Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday’s at 4 pm. At Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. Info and tickets https://kauaicommunityplayers.org

Saturday, February 16 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – 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. Moderately difficult, 7 miles round trip. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Ken Fasig 346-1229, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

Saturday, February 16, 7:30 pm The Best of Aloha Shorts
HPR presents an evening of readings of local literature by the actors from the hit radio show “Aloha Shorts,” hosted by HPR Arts and Culture Reporter Noe Tanigawa, and featuring a Kaua`i musician. Tickets $15-25. At St Michaels and All Angels. Info https://www.eventbrite.com

February 17, 6 pm UB40 featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey with Special Guests Katchafire
All ages event (VIP tickets 21+). At Po`ipu Beach Athletic Club. Tickets $89 GA and $139 VIP from https://secure.tmrevents.net, or in person from Po`ipu Beach Athletic Club, Progressive Expressions, Deli & Bread Connection, Pono Market, and Hanalei Surf.

Monday, February 18 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Sunset to Full Moon Coastal Walk
We start off in the late afternoon meeting at Kapa`a Library to shuttle our cars to Donkey Beach starting our walk from there and ending back at the library as we watch the moon rise over the ocean. Learn how the Planning Commission was legally challenged to assure increased building setbacks along the ridge to preserve the views on and along the coastline. Moderate 4.5 miles one way. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: ​Judy Dalton 482-1129​, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

Tuesday, February 19, 7-9 pm La Voix from Britain’s Got Talent & The Ab Fab Movie
La Voix is a vivacious performer, her many talents add saucy layers to her shows, with live spine tingling vocals that are the finest in the industry. Her uncanny ability to switch between the vocal styles of Tina Turner, Shirley Bassey, Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland or Cher with the click of a finger leaves the audience mesmerized. At KCC. $25 in adv/$30 door. Tickets http://kauai-concert.org

February 21-March 10 Women in Theatre Presents ‘Proof’
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony for Best Play. Written by David Auburn and directed by Cass Foster. The relationships between siblings, between father and daughter, delicately treading on the intriguing line that separates genius from madness providing a highly provoking evening of theatre. At Wit’s End, Kukui Grove. Info 635-3727, https://womenintheatre.org

Saturday, February 23 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Nu`alolo Trail. Koke’e State Park
A rewarding hike reaching a spectacular view at the Lolo Vista overlooking the Napali Coast. Moderately strenuous 7.5 miles. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Julio Magalhães 650-906-2594, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

Saturday, February 23, 8am-4 pm Integrating the Arts into Teaching Professional Development for Classroom Teachers Taught by Mauli Ola Cook
Participants will learn how to use drama strategies to enhance their storytelling in the classroom and how to use creative dance to engage students in comprehending text, identifying key ideas and details, and retelling stories. $120. At Lydgate Park & Wilcox Elementary School Library. Registration: PDE3 website. Info Tamara Smith; HTY/839-9885, ext 704

February 23 & 24 The Eyes Have It: From Eyesight To Insight
This 2-day intensive workshop will cover how nutrition, vision therapy, color therapy, continuum movement, and essential oils can be used to improve eye health and vision. 9:30am-5 pm on 23rd and 9:30-4 pm on 24th. At Golden Lotus Studio. $695. Info Marlene Widmann 652-8752. Tickets https://www.eventbrite.com

Sunday, February 24 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Maha`ulepu and Makauwahi Cave Reserve
Enjoy the majestic coastline. Visit the world-class ​archaeological site. Moderate 3 miles. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Allan Rachap 212-3108, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

Thursday, February 28 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Canyon Trail to Waipo`o Falls
Unparalleled views of Waimea Canyon from the other side. Visit the top of the 800-foot Waipo`o Falls and dip your toes into a cool stream before it flows down the waterfall. Moderately strenuous 4 miles round trip. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Lee Gately 661-373-4834, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

March 1-2, Noon-6 pm, 4th Annual Kaua`i Steel Guitar Festival
In addition to steel guitar performances by Hawaii steel guitar masters, the festival includes workshops, jam sessions where festival guests play along with the steel guitar masters, and Open Stage sessions where amateur and professional Hawaiian Steel Guitarists will present their own programs to festival guests. At Courtyard Kaua`i at Coconut Beach. Info Alan Akaka, alan@himele.org, 822-3455, https://www.kauaisteelguitarfestival.com