For Kauai Calendar Events for May 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

May 3-26 Kaua`i Community Players Presents “Sweeney Todd”
KCP is proud to produce Steven Sondheim’s Tony-winning master work Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Directed by Rebecca Hansen. Thursday-Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday’s at 4 pm. At Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. Info and tickets https://kauaicommunityplayers.org

Friday, May 3, 4:30-8:30 pm The Art of Jason Schaper
Join us for an evening celebrating the art of Jason Schaper, with pop- ups by Rock Your Radiance, Sage Flame Studio, and live art with Kit Furderer. Light pupus by Mark’s Place and desserts by Ko Bakery will be served, as well as a special wine tasting by Boisset Collection ambassador Deann Yamaguchi. At The 808 Workplace, 4210C Hanahao Street, Lihu`e. Info https://the808.work

May 3-5 Kaua`i Celebration With Will Graham
Will Graham and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association are bringing the Good News of Christ with love, hope, music and fun! Free events for all ages. At Vidinha Stadium. Full schedule at https://kauai.billygraham.org/events

Friday, May 3, 6 pm Mālie Foundation Invites you to: Nā Lei Hiwahiwa
A Hawaiian Music Celebration of Spring at Kaua`i Beach Resort. Featuring Ahumanu. Tickets $20 adv, $25 at the door, available from: Vicky’s Fabrics, Scotty’s Music, Kaua`i Music & Sound, and online at https://www.maliefoundation.org

Saturday, May 4 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Nawiliwili Coastal Hike
An easy 3 miles. Walk along the coast through lagoons and back to Kalapaki Bay. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Vivian Hager 652-3234, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

Saturday, May 4, 5 pm, KPCC 8th Major Fundraising Event
Join Kaua`i Philippine Cultural Center for a groovy night of 60’s music and dance. Featuring Beat•Lele Hawaii’s only ukulele Beatles inspired band, Kaua`i’s own Homestead Band and silent auction. Dress in the decade. At Kaua`i Marriott. Call or email for tickets: Eddie 651-8433, etopenio@gmail.com, Randy 635-4130, franciscorandall@yahoo.com, Marynel 634-7853, marynel@inkspotkauai.com

Saturday, May 4, 7 pm Kaua`i Community College Wind Symphony and Kaua`i Youth Honor Band Spring Concert
Come for a great night of music! The concert will feature Guest Conductor Warrant Officer Stephen J. Talbot of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band. He will work for one week of intense rehearsals with the Kaua`i Youth Honor Band and be a guest conductor for the KCC Wind Ensemble. The Kaua`i Youth Honor Band is made up of students from all different schools who are nominated by their band directors to participate. These are the best and most dedicated students in each of their respective band programs and we will put them together with the KCC Wind Symphony for a night of terrific band music! FREE with donations accepted! At KCC PAC. Info https://www.kccinstrumentalmusic.org

Sunday, May 5 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Kalepa Ridge
East Side. Intermediate, 8 miles with 1000 feet elevation gain. Enjoy sweeping coastal and valley views along the ridge which continues the Sleeping Giant range from Wailua River to Hanama`ulu. 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

May 7-26 Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Art Show
Art on display from he students of Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School at Kauai Society of Artists Gallery, in Kukui Grove. Info http://www.kauaisocietyofartists.org

Wednesday, May 8, 7 pm, 19th Annual Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Band Spring Concert
Come for a great night of band music featuring students from our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Year Bands in grades 6-8! FREE with donations accepted! At Kaua`i War Memorial Convention Hall. Info http://www.ckmsband.org

Saturday, May 11, 6:30 am, 41st Annual Charity Walk
Join us in supporting over 60 local non profits with a morning of great food, fun, fabulous entertainment, and a little exercise to help island charities. Under 12’s need to be accompanied by a guardian, and all walkers should have minimum donations, pets not allowed on the walk. At Vidinha Stadium. Sign up and find out more here, http://www.charitywalkhawaii.org/kauai.html

Saturday, May 11, 8am-9 pm Evolution – A Health & Fitness Event
Po`ipu Beach Athletic Club presents the 1st annual Evolution, a health and fitness event celebration you and your evolution. Various fitness classes, small group workshops, shopping, healthy eats, live entertainment and pool relaxation. Tickets $65 for members, $79 for all day admission, $30 for the evening concert. Info http://poipuclub.com

Saturday, May 11, 7 pm Kaua`i Community College Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert with Special Guest Mr. DeShannon Higa
The KCC Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert will feature three great jazz bands in one night of wonderful music! Our guest artist will be Mr. DeShannon Higa, a well known trumpet player here in Hawai`i and around the world! We will have guest bands from Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School and Kaua`i High School and the concert will conclude with a finale featuring all three bands together. Come join us a for a great night of jazz! FREE with donations accepted! At KCC PAC. Info https://www.kccinstrumentalmusic.org

Sunday, May 12, 4 pm Kaua`i Community College Symphony Orchestra Concert
Bring your whole family for our special Mother’s Day Concert! Kaua`i’s only Symphony Orchestra is housed at Kaua`i Community College. The concert will feature music from Tchaikovsky, Bach, Brahms, Cartoons, and much more! Free gift for every mother who attends! FREE with donations accepted! At KCC PAC. Info https://www.kccinstrumentalmusic.org

Friday, May 17 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Sunset to Full Moon Coastal Walk
East Shore. Moderate 4.5 miles one way. 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. We’ll have a picnic dinner at the look out at Donkey Beach. (not a potluck-bring your own food). Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: ​Judy Dalton 482-1129, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

May 17-19, 10am-9 pm Kaua`i Sufi Retreat
With sound, movement, dance, breath, zika and meditation. Held over two days at Church of the Pacific, Princeville. From $15 for lunch to $250 for retreat. Info Shanti Karen Joy 346-1423, register http://www.kauaisufis.org

Friday, May 17, 6 pm, 20th Annual Mahelona Hospital’s Bon Dance
Come and help us open the Bon Dance season. Food for purchase from 5:30 pm, bentos, pronto pop, flying saucers, rice bowls, andagi, baked goods, popcorn, and cotton candy. Special performance from Joyful Noise at 6 pm. Held in our Courtyard. Info or questions, Josie Pablo 823-4138, jpablo@hhsc.org

Friday, May 17, 7 pm R.L. Stevenson Middle School and Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Band Joint Concert
The Stevenson Middle School Band from Oahu and the CKMS 2nd and 3rd Year Bands will join forces for one night in a great concert! There will be over 150 musicians. The concert will feature a variety of music and is free and open to the public. At Kukui Grove Shopping Center. Info http://www.ckmsband.org

Saturday, May 18 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Honopu Ridge
Koke`e State Park. A strenuous 4 miles. Hike through beautiful native forests on un-marked Honopu Trail to a spectacular lookout of the Honopu Valley, overlooking the famed NaPali Coast. Requested donation for members and participants under 18 is $1. For all others: $5. Leader: Ken Fasig 346-1229, http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

Sunday, May 19 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Po`omau Canyon Vistas Hike
Koke`e State Park. Intermediate 5.5 miles with 900 feet elevation gain. We will explore spectacular views of the lovely Po`omau Canyon from both sides of the canyon. 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, May 19, 6:30 am Kaua`i Chamber 16th Annual Golf Tournament
Join Kaua`i Chamber of Commerce for a shot gun start at the beautiful Ocean Course at Hoku`ala in Lihu`e. 4 Person Modified Scramble, maximum individual handicaps: Men (27) Women (36), USGA rules apply. Mulligans: $10 each (max 2). Best Dressed Golfer Contest. $125 pp, $500 corporate. At Ocean Course at Hoku`ala. Info http://www.kauaichamber.org

Wednesday, May 22, 8am-5 pm Hawaii International Music Festival
One Night Only! Featuring Metropolitan Opera Singer Amy Shoremount-Obra, Internationally acclaimed Eric Silberger and Kaua`i’s own Monica Chung. At KCC PAC. Tickets $10-$30. Info 245-7464, https://kauai-concert.org

Sunday, May 26, 10am-4 pm The Banana Poka RoundUp
This family friendly events features Hawaiian music, basket making, children’s games, forest crafts, exhibits and more. At Koke`e State Park, Koke`e. Info 335-9975, http://www.kokee.org

Saturday, June 1 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Makaleha Trail
East Side. Intermediate 2.5 miles with 900 feet elevation gain. This hike goes out to lovely views of several waterfalls as the trail makes its way along and through the Makaleha Stream. Often cited as one of the top two hikes on Kaua`i, but be prepared for an adventure on a wild trail that often requires improvising. 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, June 1 Entry Day for “Washed Up”
Entry Day for artists taking part in Kaua`i Society of Artists and Kaua`i Surfrider Foundation’s Marine Debris Art Show at at Kaua`i Society of Artists Gallery, in Kukui Grove. Info http://www.kauaisocietyofartists.org

Saturday, June 1, 6 pm Kiss Cabaret: The Mating Game
Kaua`i Island Singers Showcase presents The Mating Game, a sultry, sassy cabaret in two acts. Featuring songs about the game of love. At Trees Lounge, 440 Aleka Loop, Kapa`a. $5 cover charge. Info https://www.kisskauai.org

Sunday, June 2, 11:30am-3:30 pm Taste of Hawaii 2019
Taste of Hawaii-The Ultimate Sunday Brunch is a fundraiser event held by the Rotary Club of Kapa`a. Started in 1988 it’s grown into the premier culinary event on Kaua`i and in Hawaii. The finest Chefs from around the state gather to provide our guests with a tasting extravaganza. Then you get to wash it down with offerings from 15+beverage vendors providing micro brews, big name beer wine, soda or bottled. $100/$125 door. At Smith’s Tropical Paradise. Info and tickets https://tasteofhawaii.net

Saturday, June 8 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Nawiliwili Lighthouse Coastal Walk
Moderate 3 miles. Hike from Kalapakī Beach to Nawiliwili Lighthouse, then along the coast to Hanamā`ulu Bay with shuttle to return. Enjoy views along the rugged coast. 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, June 8, 11am-8 pm Kaua`i Comic Convention
Join us for Kaua`i’s first comic convention with: comics, entertainment, video games, artists alley, cosplay contest, shopping and special guests such as Ban Daisuke (Jiro/Kikaida), Carl Potts, Night Darling and more! At Kaua`i Marriott Resort. Adult tickets $10. Info https://www.kauaicomicconvention.com

June 8-June 22 “Washed Up” a Marine Debris Art Show
Kaua`i Society of Artists and Kaua`i Surfrider Foundation Co-Sponser a Marine Debris Art Show at at Kaua`i Society of Artists Gallery, in Kukui Grove. Info http://www.kauaisocietyofartists.org

Tuesday, June 11 Sierra Club Hike Open To The Public – Maha`ulepu Coastal Hike
Po`ipu area. Moderate 4 miles round-trip with mild elevation change on a rocky trail. Spectacular coastal walk with breath taking views along this magnificent coastline! 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

Saturday, June 22, 5:30, 7th Annual Kaua`i Fashion Weekend
Featuring KFW’s premier designer Spa Ali Ahmad and Kaua`i’s own local designers and performers. With celebrity guest Liz Elias. At Kaua`i Marriott resort. Tickets $40-$100. Info and tickets https://kauaifashionweekend.com