For Kauai Calendar Events for February 2017

For Kauai Calendar Events for February 2016 All these events and more can be seen on our online calendar where you can add them yourself, or email them to for us to do for you

Thursday, February 2, 6:30 pm Portland Cello Project
With Innovation feat. Gideon Freudmann. At KCC PAC. Adults $30, Students $10. Tickets and info,

February 2-4 2nd Annual Kauai Steel Guitar Festival
Feb 2, 3:30-7 pm Festival kick-off featuring Alan Akaka, NextGen Steel Guitarists Alexis Tolentino & Maile Lyman and Festival musicians, at Lava’s, Sheraton Kauai Resort on Poipu Beach. Feb 3, 1-4 pm Open Stage Performances, Makai Lounge, 5-8:15 pm, Workshops in the Chart Room, 8:30-10 pm, Kanikapila in Makai Lounge, all at Marriott Kauai, Coconut Beach, Kapaa. Feb 4, 11am-2 pm, Open Stage Performance, Makai Lounge, 3:45-8 pm Ho’olaule’a on Main Stage. Featuring Steel Guitar Masters with members of the Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School ‘Ukulele Band, 8:30-10 pm – Kanikapila, Makai Lounge to close festival, all at Marriott Kauai, Coconut Beach, Kapaa. Free and Open to the Public. More at

February 2-28, 6:30-8:30 pm Learn to Sew Class
Sew Fun Sew Class for ages 8 and up. No experience necessary, all supplies included. Sewing Machines are provided, but students may bring their own sewing machine if desired. Classes on: Tuesday’s Feb 7, 14, 2, 28, Wednesday’s Feb 1, 8, 15, 22, Thursday’s Feb 2, 9, 16, 23. Held in Kalaheo. $125. Info and to register

February 3-5 Follow Your Bliss: A Weekend of Chanting, Yoga, Dance, and Ceremony
Friday 8-10 pm: Sacred chant concert by Ananda with ecstatic devotional poetry and dance by Magnolia, Saturday: Flow yoga, singing and mantra workshop and body temple dance, Sunday: Kundalini yoga and meditation workshop, cacao ceremony. All events $20 Adv/$25 at the door. Weekend price $108, children welcome and under 18 free. Info,

February 3-5 St Michael and All Angels Church 11th All Angels Jazz Festival
Featuring Hawaii’s best jazz artists! Friday: Abe Lagrimas, Jr. on jazz ukulele and Hot Club of Hulaville offering Island Gypsy Jazz. Saturday: Bruce Hamada, Honolulu vocalist and bass player, joined by Matt Lemmler on piano and Abe Lagrimas, Jr. on drums, along with Maggie Herron, Big Island based jazz vocalist and Na Hoku Hanohano winner. Both concerts at 7 pm. Tickets $50, or both nights $95. Sunday Jazz Masses at 8:30 and 11 am, and jazz documentary ‘Night Bird Song’ at 7 pm, all free but donations appreciated. Info and tickets 245-3796,

February 3-9 The Date Movie Film Festival
Tickets may be shared with friends and family, 21 films for $20. Titles include: Ghost, The Wedding Singer, Chocolat, The Notebook, Notting Hill, Casablanca, An Officer & A Gentleman and many more. At Kukui Grove Cinema, 245-5055,

Friday, February 3, 7 pm Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum
Widely regarded as being among the preeminent bluegrass and Americana artists of our time Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum return to Kauai for a show at the Church of the Pacific. With openers Steve Dubey and Michaelle Edwards. $25. Info and tickets

Saturday, February 4, 8am-3 pm Ka Moku O Manokalanipo Paani Makahiki
Featuring cultural demonstrations, food, craft fair, games and more. Ka Moku O Manokalanipo Paani Makahiki honors the traditional time of year from November through February when Lono ruled the land. At Waimea Athletic Field, Waimea. Info 635-9028,

Saturday, February 4, 10am-2 pm Kukui`ula Outrigger Canoe Club Recruiting Day
Learn the art and culture of Hawaiian outrigger canoe paddling. Paddling instruction, club info, and lunch. Get on the water and get into great shape. At Kukui’ula Harbor, Lawai Road. Info 635-0165,

Saturday, February 4, 5 pm, 25th Annual Ho’ike Hula
Showcasing: Hula Kahiko, ‘Auana, Tongan and Tahitian dances. With special guests The Makaha Sons. Polynesian crafts and food. At Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Tickets adults $30 (door $35) keiki 5 and up $10 (door $15) under 4 free. Info Leilani Low 651-0682

Saturday, February 4, 6:30 am Mokihana Club 15th Annual Golf Scramble
100% of proceeds benefit nursing scholarships for KCC students. At Poipu Bay Golf Club. $130 till 11/1, $150 after. Not a golfer? Join us for lunch and a great silent auction $35. Info and to make your reservation 332-0282,

Sunday, February 5​ Sierra Club Hike Maha’ulepu and Makauwahi Cave
On the South Shore a moderate 4 miles. Enjoy the majestic coastline. Visit the world class archaeological site. Info Allan Rachap 212-3108,

Sunday, February 5, 10am-6 pm Kauai Crafters Jewelry & Art Show
Niihau lei, pearls, crafts, fossils, scrimshaw, jewelry supplies. Held every 1st Sunday, 10am-6 pm. In and around Princeville Community Centre. Info Korin Dunford 639-9840,,

Sunday, February 5, 4:30 pm Vegan Potluck & Lecture
Grow and eat your way to better health today with John Kohler. Please bring a vegan dish for the potluck with ingredients list, or donate $10. $25 certificate for the best dish. At Sun Village Clubhouse 3-3400 Kuhio Hwy. Info 378-4170,

Monday, February 6, 6-9 pm E Kanikapila Kakou Week 3 – “E Walea Under the Moonlight”
“E Walea Under the Moonlight” (Enjoy and be Exuberant Under the Moonlight.) Kalani Pe’a and Band (Mark Vaught and Henry Aiau Koa. At Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom. Info,

Tuesday, February 7 Sierra Club Hike – Members Only
National Tropical Botanical Gardens Sunset Walk. South Side a moderate 2 miles. Hike and learn about plants in lovely gardens. Sierra Club members only. Info Bob Nishek 346-0476,

Tuesday, February 7, 5:30 pm KCC & NTBG present “Seeds of Thought” Series
In Search of Sixteen Lost Species: Botanizing in Samoa. Dr. David Lorene, NTBG Director of Science and Conservation. At KCC Cafeteria. Info,

February 10-12 Kauai Writers Retreat with Ann Randolph
Through writing exercises, group discussion, and improvisation we will support one another in creating and speaking our stories. This is a workshop for those interested in personal essay, memoir, solo performance, and self discovery. Friday 6:30pm-8:30pm,
Saturday and Sunday 9:30am-1pm and 2:30pm-5pm. $375. At Church of the Pacific. Register at

February 10-22 Kauai Quilt Show
Kauai Quilt Show, meet the quilters on Friday, Feb 10 from 5pm-8pm at the opening reception. The show of over 60 locally-made quilts is on display daily from 11am-5pm at Kukui Grove Shopping Center in Lihue (next to Foot Locker). Free admission. Info 652-2261,

Saturday, February 11, 9am-1 pm “Sweets & Sweet Things”
Valentine gifts, food, treats, keiki games, crafts, and more! Proceeds benefit church renovation projects. At Lihue United Church, 4340 Nawiliwili Roadm Lihue (behind King Auto). Info Jewel 245-6253

Saturday, February 11, 9:30am-3 pm Feng Shui Benefit Workshop
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. At Happiness Planting (former Qi Center) in Lihue. $200/$225 after 2/3. Info and to register 651-8893,,

Saturday, February 11, 7-9 pm The Comic Strippers Live – A Male Stripper Parody & Improv Comedy Show
Presented by Garden Island Arts Council. “The Bare-Chested Truth is that GIAC is 40 years old.” Warning: No extreme nudity, just extreme hilarity. A Show for All Genders. Age Restriction 18+. At KCC PAC. $30. Tickets and info,

February 11 & 25, 8-2 pm Kauai Island Crafters Fair
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 The Church of the Pacific. Info 635-4314

Saturday, February 11, 10am-3 pm Nawiliwili Yacht Club Opening Day Races
View the races at the mole/jetty down by Kalapaki Beach Park, just look for the sails! Champagne Picnic on the Lawn at the clubhouse will follow the races. The no host bar will be open! Bring family and friends, guests always welcome. Info

February 11-12 Taste of Tantra
Sacred sexuality for the lover’s soul. At Eternal Flame Sanctuary Kilauea. $249-$449. Info (303)-807-0159,

Sunday, February 12, 10:30am-2:30 pm Intro to Charcuterie Class at Hukilau Lanai
This class will be an introduction to Charcuterie. Using local meat, we will cover the basic skills needed to make sausage and pate. The class will be limited to 12 people. This demonstration will give participants the knowledge to re-create these products at home. A light lunch will be served at the end of class. Registration and pre-payment required $50. Info 822-0600,

Monday, February 13, 6-9 pm E Kanikapila Kakou Week 4 – “Polish Up Your Dancing Shoes for Swing Time Music!”
Kahulanui Big Island Nine-Member Swing Band. At Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom. Info,

Monday, February 13, 6:30-7:30 pm Poipu Toastmasters Kick-off
Do you want to build your confidence, grow as a leader, and improve your communication skills? Kauai Toastmasters is hosting a special event for guests. This free event will be held at Kauai Christian Fellowship in Poipu. Refreshments will be provided. Learn more at Questions email

February 13-20 Dr. Gene Ang Returns to Kauai
Dr. Gene Ang, (Neurobiologist, Yale) returns to Kauai for: Quantum Peak Performance at Dolphin Touch Wellness Center, Feb 13, 6:30-8:30pm $35. Arcturian Healing Light Feb 14-15, 9am-5 pm, $350, Endocrine & Galactic Encodings Feb 16-17, 9am-5 pm, $350, The Arcturian Platform Feb 18-19, 9am-5 pm, $450, all at a private home on the North Shore. Also May 27-30 Cosmic Shaman (5 day format). The Arcturian Healing Light (AHL) is a form of light, energy, and information that can accelerate your evolution and can be used to help balance and heal physical, energetic, emotional, mental, and spiritual issues in yourself and others. Info 638-0888,,

Thursday, February 16, 5:30-7 pm Complementary Reiki Natural Healing Introduction
The community is invited to a complementary Reiki Natural Healing Introduction and Demonstration at the YWCA in Lihue. Call Reiki Master Candidate Kaeo Bradford 256-8839 to reserve your seat.

February 16-19 “Freedom and the Formless” Releasing the Aloha Within Retreat
This four-day retreat, led by author and global spiritual teacher Ami Chen, is focused on providing participants with talks, pointers and space for deep and peaceful reflection on “form and formlessness” in light of the principles of Thought, Mind and Consciousness. Our goal is freedom, true authenticity and greater ease and peace in life–at home, at work and in all our relationships. At Keanolani Hale. $450. Info (650)-424-8984,

February 16-March 19 Kai Ocean Art Show with Patrick Ching
This is a “Progressive” Art Show Auction developed by Patrick Ching. Where he will create new paintings. The event has raised thousands of dollars for the Kilauea Point Natural History Association which is a wildlife education organization located at the Kilauea Lighthouse on Kauai. In Hanalei. Info,

February 16-March 5 Kauai Community Players Present Going Home
The final of four plays about plantation life in WW II–era Hawaii. By David Penhallow Scott. Directed by Steve Whitney. Performances are Thurs, Fri and Sat at 7pm and Sun at 4pm. Pay-What-You-Can Preview at 7pm on Feb 16 with tickets by donation at the door only. At Puhi Theatrical Warehouse at 4411-E Kikowaena, Puhi. Info 245-7700,,

Saturday, February 18, 7 am Walk Around the Block with a Doc
Join us for a walk around the beautiful McBryde Garden at the National Tropical Botanical Gardens in Poipu with Dr. John Funai, cardiologist. A free light, healthy breakfast and talk on heart health will precede the walk. Check in with the NTBG South Shore Visitors Center by 7:45 am to board the bus into the gardens. Register at 245-1198

Saturday, February 18, Noon-5 pm Hanapepe History Day
Enjoy a day of Hanapepe history and enjoy: ‘Gathering of Voices’ discussion, oral history interviews, old time wardrobe fashion show, a afternoon meal prepared in the old style, and a guided walk to camp 3. Free admission. Info 335-0712

February 18 & 19, 12:30-6:30 pm First Degree Reiki Class
By Reiki Alliance Reiki Master Shalandra Abbey at Happiness Planting Center in Lihue. Shalandra’s classes fill quickly, so early registration is recommended. For information and class registration 280-7704,

February 18-25 Waimea Town Celebration
8 days of events! Concerts, film festival, sporting events, rodeo, ice cream eating contest, ukulele and hat lei contest, silent auction, canoeing, fun run and much more! See our 12 page insert in February’s For Kauai or for full details

Sunday, February 19, 1-6 pm Island Grown Artisan Fair – Princeville
Fine arts, jewelry, wood products, etc. by local artists will be shown and available to buy. Held every 3rd Sunday, 1-6 pm. In and around Princeville Community Centre. Info Susan Giuliano 652-8586

February 19 through March 10 Botanical Illustration Workshop by Wendy Hollander
Botanical artist, illustrator, author and instructor. Workshop options: one, two or three weeks. Existing members 10% discount by emailing before registering

Monday, February 20, 6-9 pm E Kanikapila Kakou Week 5 “Weeeeha! Itʻs going to be an ‘Uwehe, Ami and Slide Kind of Evening!”
Malie Foundation with Community Hula Night. At Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom. Info,

Wednesday, February 22, 7 pm Kauai’s Wisdom Circle
Teaching and demonstrating ways of living a life of joy, inspiration and focus for healthy well-being. Held on last the Wednesday of the month, 7 pm. At Princeville Community Centre. Info Roger Denisewicz 949-933-7666

February 23 & 24, 12:30-6:30 pm Second Degree Reiki Class
For TRA students who have practiced Reiki for a minimum of three months, by Reiki Alliance Reiki Master Shalandra Abbey at Happiness Planting Center in Lihue. Shalandra’s classes fill quickly, so early registration is recommended. For information and class registration 280-7704,

Friday, February 24, 5:30-7:30 pm 24th Annual Eat Dessert First
Mardi Gras Night at Eat Dessert First! This year, the event will have a Mardi Gras theme. Come in your best Mardi Gras mask or outfit to join in the festive atmosphere. Enjoy sweet and delicious desserts provided by Kauai chefs, silent auction and special prize donation drawings (must be present to win). At Aqua Kauai Beach Resort. Tickets $30 pp, $35 door. Info Jeanette 332-5654,,

Friday, February 24, 5:30-7:30 pm Perinatal Professionals Pau Hana
Do you work with pregnant families or infants? Join us to meet other professionals in your field on Kauai. At Ha Coffee Bar. Info 632-2005,

February 25-March 9 Kathy Kovala Art Show
Celebrating Water and Color. At Kauai Society of Artists Gallery Kukui Grove. Info

Saturday, February 25, 9am-Noon Natural Soap Making Workshop
Soap Making Workshop with Susie Hartman. Want to learn to make your own soap and take some home to share with your ohana. At Malama Kauai Community Farm. $45. Info and to register

​Saturday, February 25, 9am-Noon Beach Cleanup Maha’ulepu
​South Shore. Sierra Club, Malama Maha’ulepu and Surfrider team up to keep this magnificent beach free of ocean debris and litter. Follow Po’ipu Road past the Grand Hyatt where it becomes a dirt road. Drive to T-intersection and turn right. Continue to parking area and look for banners. Please bring hat and water. Bags, gloves and snacks provided. Info Judy Dalton 482-1129​,

Saturday, February 25, 4-8 pm Kilauea Night Market at Anaina Hou
Kilauea Night Market has a new home at Anaina Hou Community Park. Join us every last Saturday for crafts from over 40 local artisans, live music and food trucks. Info

Sunday, February 26 GIRA Test and Tune Day Event
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,,

Monday, February 27, 6-9 pm E Kanikapila Kakou Week 6 – “The Stars Will Be Shining on Us!”
Herb Ohta Jr., David Kamakahi, Jon Yamasato. At Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom. Info,

Saturday, March 4 Sierra Club Hike Kuilau Trail
A gentle steady 4 mile 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. Info Vivian Hager 652-3234,

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