For Kauai August 2016 cover

For Kauai Calendar Events for August

Now till Oct 1 New Space – Fresh Paint
A group exhibit presenting recent works in a range of mediums by the gallery artists in celebration of galerie 103’s one year anniversary in the new upstairs location. Featured in the main hall: Tom Lieber’s contemplative paintings, and ceramic and bronze sculptures by David Kuraoka. In addition, works by Bruna Stude selected from Changing Light: Presence of Absence. At galerie 103, Kukui`ula Village. Info 742-0103,

Saturday, August 6 Sierra Club Hike 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. 7 strenuous miles round trip. Info Ken Fasig 346-1229,

Saturday, August 6, 8am-3 pm Paradise Ride Kaua`i
The Paradise Ride Kaua`i is Malama Pono Health Services Kaua`i’s signature fundraising event to promote the mission to provide individualized compassionate health care services and education to meet the evolving needs of those on Kaua`i. Help Malama Pono Health Services and enjoy Condé Nast’s voted top-10 ranked island destinations in the world. Info

Saturday, August 6, 5-9 pm Kaua`i Community Cat Project 2nd Charity Fundraiser
Enjoy a round of mini golf with prizes for top scores, delicious food from Julio’s Beach Burritos, vendors, artists, live music and entertainment, and a fabulous silent auction. Support our homeless, stray and feral community cats. Golf hole sponsorships are also available for you and your business. At Kaua`i Mini Golf and Botanical Gardens, Anaina Hou Community Park, Kilauea. $40. Info Mary Wilder (760) 525-9667,

Saturday, August 6 Kaua`i Raceway Park (Ladies Night) Night Races
Night Races: gates open 10am, tech and registration 12 noon to 2pm, open runs test n tune 2pm to 6pm, racing eliminations starts at 7pm after dinner break. Gate entry $12, kids 12 yrs & under free, Military discount with ID. Schedule subject to change due to weather or track conditions-no refunds. Info 639-3965 (9am-6pm)

August 6-7, 9 am,15th Annual Heiva Kaua`i
Tahitian Dance and Drumming Competition featuring traditional and contemporary solo and group dance plus professional dance exhibitions daily. Pacific Island artists and cultural demonstrations with special emphasis on Tahitian products, Island foods and Polynesian crafts available, silent auction daily. At Kapa`a Beach Park. $6. Info Pat Finberg 823-8464,,

Sunday, August 7 Sierra Club Hike Hanakapi`ai Falls
Panoramic views of our famed NaPali coastline plus a swim in the pool beneath majestic
Hanakapi`ai falls. 8 strenuous miles round trip. Info Jane Schmitt 826-6105,

Sunday, August 7, 6:30am-2 pm YWCA 7th Annual Never Forget Sandy G. Golf Tournament
This annual summer golf tournament helps the community the YWCA serves to be aware of the serious impact of violence in the community and how we can end this by working together. This tournament is a 4 person modified scramble. Shot gun start at 7:30pm. At Puakea Golf Course. Info 245-5959,

Sunday, August 7, 10:30am-Noon Hale `Opio & Malama Hule`ia Dedication Ceremony
For a Community Beautification Project. Including a youth-created “Hawaiian Moon Mosaic” and Historical Photo Murals. This event highlights the commitment and efforts of Malama Hule`ia Volunteers in Restoration of Pua`ali and Hule`ia Watersheds. Local history, hula, food to be enjoyed by all. At the Niumalu Beach Park Pavilion. Info Kat Ho – Hale Opio 635-4110; Sara Bowen – Malama Hule`ia 626-5210,

Wednesdays, August 10-October 26, 5:30 pm A Healthier You
Wilcox Medical Center’s 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. At Wilcox Medical Center’s Conference Rooms. Info 245-1205,

Saturday, August 13, 20 & 27, 8am-2 pm Kaua`i Island Crafters Fair
Fine products like Niihau and sunrise shell jewelry, bone and wood carvings, paintings and prints, note cards, sun catchers, American traditional and Hawaiian quilts and futons and blankets, sewn gifts, silk floral arrangements, fragrant floral soaps, wearable art, Hawaiian dolls, hakus and hairclips, Hawaiian tapa prints and bags just to name a few. At Church of the Pacific, Princeville. August 20th Fair at St. Raphael Church, Koloa. Info 635-4314,

Saturday, August 13, 8am-4 pm Bicycle Skills for Adults
Bicycling Skills for Adults is an 8-hour class designed to teach adult cyclists how to use a bicycle with confidence and competence for pleasure, utility and sport under various road, climate, terrain, and traffic conditions. Free. At Kaua`i District Health Office, Lihu`e. Info Tommy Noyes & Randy Blake 639-1018,,

Saturday, August 13, 11 am Hawaii Sand Festival/Castle/Art Contest
Fulfill everyone’s age old desire to make a sand castle and relax on a tropical island. Come build a sand sculpture with friends