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July 8-9 & 15-16, 7:30 pm Bon Dance
Bon Dances: 8-9 at Kapa`a Hongwanji Mission, Kapa`a Town, info 822-4667, and 15-16 at Waimea Higashi Hongwanji Mission in Waimea Town, info 338-1847

July 8-10 James and the Giant Peach Jr.
Presented by Hawaii Childrens Theatre. One weekend only, Friday 6 pm, Saturday 7 pm, and Sunday 3 pm. At KCC PAC. $10 in adv, $12 at the door. Info

Saturday, July 9 Sierra Club Hike Waimea River Walk and Float
We start at the Kukui Trailhead and hike down into the Waimea Canyon and along the Waimea River jeep road. Bring floats to inflate and float down the irrigation canal for over a mile passing through a tunnel. End at outskirts of Waimea town. Car shuttle back to Kukui Trailhead. 10 miles, difficult. Donation. Info Ken Fasig 346-1229,

Saturday, July 9, 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 Kapa`a Library. Info Tommy Noyes, Randy Blake 639-1018,,

Saturday, July 9, 9am-3 pm Garden Isle Artisan Fair
Local mix of over 35 artists that hand make quality items that are ideal for gifts from Hawaii. At Po`ipu Beach Park. Info 634-0243

July 9 & 10, 10 am Kaua`i Tahiti Fete
The mission of the Kaua`i Tahiti Fete is to continue the cultural connections between Kaua`i/Hawaii and French Polynesia (Tahiti), thru dance, music, art, language, cuisine and traditions. At Kapa`a Beach Park.Info Carol Akau-Casil 652-1775,,

Saturday, July 9, 1-7 pm Concert For Halau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leinaala
Join us for a concert benefiting Halau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leinaala, a Kaua`i hula school. Opening performance by The Kamaainas, followed by featured Na Hoku Hanohano award-winners Hoku Zuttermeister and Weldon Kekauoha. Enjoy an evening of great food from local food trucks, and a craft fair in the Ocean Cove. Concert at 5 pm. At The Sheraton Kaua`i. $15. Info

Saturdays, July 9-August 6, 2-5 pm Manners Classes for Children
The Palm School of Etiquette is a mini-finishing school designed to provide lessons that are needed to be successful within the social and business areas of life. The course consists of four 75-minute classes, workbooks, class materials and the two-hour five-course fine dining class at a local upscale restaurant. At Bandwagon Music Studio, Lihu`e. $100. Info Susan Swink 635-8263

Saturday, July 9, 5-9 pm Summer Night Street Fair
Join us at Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School for an evening of family fun to support the CKTV Media Productions Class! Food trucks, craft vendors, face painting and bingo! Info 241-3200,

July 9 & 17 Oceans4Peace RIMPAC IMPACT Film Series: Movie, Oceans
This documentary examines the vital role water plays in human existence and the cause-and-effect interplay between oceans and the environment. Shot on location around the world, the film dives beneath the surface with stunning underwater photography. 9 at Hanapepe Library, 6:30 pm. 17 at Kapa’a Neighborhood Center, 1 pm. Info 320-3878

Sunday, July 10 Sierra Club Hike Maha`ulepu and Makauwahi Cave
Enjoy the majestic coastline. Visit the world class archaeological cave site. South Shore moderate, 4 miles. Donation. Info Allan Rachap 212-3108,

Sunday, July 10, 9am-4 pm Surf Rescue Training
This is an advanced training for professional and recreational ocean users interested in personal safety and rescue skills development and practice. The course may be applicable to the DLNR ORMA Blue Card requirements for surf instructors and Na Pali kayak guides. Applicants must be in good physical condition, and able to complete a 500 yard swim (pool). Advance registration required. Info 651-7873

July 10 & 15 Oceans4Peace RIMPAC IMPACT Film Series: Movie, Why We Fight
Through personal stories of soldiers, government officials, scholars, journalists and innocent victims, this documentary examines the political and economic interests and ideological factors, past and present, behind American militarism. 10 at Kapa’a Neighborhood Center, 1 pm. 15 at Hanapepe Library 6:30 pm. Info 320-3878

Sunday, July 10, 6:30 pm David Crosby Concert
Enjoy an evening with Grammy Award Winner and 2-time Rock-N-Roll Hall of Famer David Crosby. Doors open at 6:30 pm, and the show begins at 7:30 pm. At Kaua`i Beach Resort. Local outlets for tickets: Papaya Natural Foods, Kaua`i Village Shopping Center, Hanalei Surf in Hanalei, Progressive Expressions in Koloa Town. Tickets are available online at

July 11, 18, 25 & August 1, 8, 15, 5:30-9:30 pm CERT Classes Lihu`e
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes will be held in Lihu`e at the Fire Headquarters. The Kaua’i Civil Defense Agency through the Kaua`i Fire Department provides the Free training which covers; basic disaster response, fire safety, light rescue, basic medical care (including CPR & first aid) and team organization. Info John Cornell 645-0661,,

Tuesday, July 12, 9:30 am Wellness Workshops – Meditation
The Lihu`e Public Library will host health and wellness workshops for adults, providing free classes on nutrition, yoga, body building, healthy aging, and more. Walk-ins are welcome. Info Lihu`e Library 241-3222

Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 12-August 11, 5-7 pm Bartending and Cocktail Prep
Take the first steps toward becoming a skilled bartender for a restaurant or your own home.Through hands-on practice, you will master the various techniques for creating mixed alcoholic drinks. You will also learn the history and background of the cocktails and liquors used, and be exposed to the laws and regulations of alcohol beverage service. Special lectures on wine and beer will round out this fun and informative course. $405. At KCC OCET. Info Peggy Lake 245-8318,

July 12, 19 & 26, 5:30-9:30 pm CERT Classes Kapa`a
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes will be held in Kapa`a at St. Catherine’s Church cafeteria. The Kaua`i Civil Defense Ag