For Kauai Calendar Events for March 2017 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

March 2017

Now till March 9 Kathy Kovala Art Show
At Kauai Society of Artists Gallery Kukui Grove. Info

Now till 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,

Fridays, March 3-May 26, 2-3:30 pm Family Caregiver Training
The Alzheimer’s Association and the County of Kauai Agency on Elderly Affairs will offer Family Caregiver Training. Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia is a big challenge; these training sessions are designed for non-professional family caregivers to learn caregiving essentials and participate in guided group discussions. Classes are offered at no cost to family caregivers. Class size is limited, so register early. At Piikoi Building, 4444 Rice Street, Suite 330, Conference Room B. Info and to register 245-3200 ext.8242,

Friday, March 3, 6 pm Anaina Hou Free Movie Night – Finding Nemo
The second film in Anaina Hou’s Free Movie Night series sponsored by Kilauea Dance Studio will be the family friendly comedy drama adventure ‘Finding Nemo’. The event will also include an opening performance by Kauai Creative Academy. Bring a blanket or beach chair. Food will be available for purchase from the Anaina Hou Cafe. Info 828-2118,

Friday, March 3, 6:30-9 pm MA – A Celebration of the Feminine
MA is an exploration in dance, song and cirque arts. An all-original production that was co-created by a diverse sisterhood of Women on the Mother Island of Kauai to honor the beauty, power, strength, and grace of the feminine in all of her aspects. Featuring a world class cast of multi-talented performers and artists all based on Kauai, MA draws on a spectrum of cultural lineages to reflect a rainbow of living talent- representing the vitality, duality, challenges, and blessings of embodiment as woman. $10-20 sliding scale. At Kapaa Hongwanji Mission

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,

Saturday, March 4, 10 am “Freezin’ for a Reason” Polar Plunge
This event is a benefit for Special Olympics Kauai. All funds raised goes to support Special Olympics Kauai athletes. Each athlete will have a pledge sheet, and will have to collect $100 in pledges in order to take the plunge. At Wailua Houselots Park. Info Leona 821-1201, 651-0134

Saturday, March 4, 10am-2 pm Read Across America Books & More Fair
Children, teachers, parents, and the community is invited to review hundreds of Usborne book titles. Family fun will include guest readers, door prizes, and keiki activities. A percentage of all sales at the book fair will benefit Kumu’s Cupboard, Kauai’s nonprofit that provides free school supplies to educators. At Kukui Grove Center Stage. Info Stacie Chiba-Miguel 977-8675

Saturday, March 4, 10am-4 pm Quarterly Used Book Sale at Princeville Library
The Friends of the North Shore Library at Princeville present their quarterly used book sale. Over 10,000 books, DVDs and CDs! All children may select one free book. After 2 pm everything is half price! Donations of books in good condition are always appreciated and may be brought to the Library desk whenever the Library is open. Info 826-4310,

Saturday, March 4, 5 pm Get Down and Derby – Kauai vs. Oahu
Interested in watching live action roller derby? Come to the Kapaa Hockey Rink (Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex by the roundabout in Kapaa) for an Inter-Island battle between Kauai’s Garden Island Renegade Rollerz and Oahu’s Pacific Roller Derby Team. It’s family fun for all ages! $5 suggested donation at the gate. Info or to volunteer,

Sunday, March 5, 4:30 pm Vegan Potluck & Lecture – Cookoo for Coconuts
Learn different ways to prepare coconut meat, some of the health benefits, the best way to open coconuts, how coconuts can be used in gluten free baking and food prep and much more. At Sun Village Clubhouse. Free admission to the lecture. For the potluck please bring a vegan dish with ingredient list or donate $10. Info 378-4170,

Monday, March 6, 6-9 pm E Kanikapila Kakou Week 7 “Project Kuleana”
“Kuleana through Na Mele Hawaii.” Sean Naleimaile, Kamakoa Lindsey-Asing, Kihei Nahala-e, Ed Punua, Keao Costa and Kainani Kahaunaele. At Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom. Info,

Tuesday, March 7 Sierra Club Waimea Canyon Road Cleanup
Waimea Canyon Road Cleanup. Easy 2 miles. Afternoon clean-up of Sierra Club’s adopted highway requires a little over an hour. Please help keep the gateway to Waimea Canyon litter-free. Info Bob Nishek 346-0476,

Wednesday, March 8, 5-6:30 pm “Songs From Our Hearts” The Welch Family Musical Group
The Welch Family is a musical group consisting of four siblings, Taylor, Daniel, Katherine and Annamarie. Music is very important to the Welch Family and they hope, by their playing, to inspire other people to be more involved in the music world. Their style of music focuses on classical era, but also dips into Irish folk, Mediterranean, and even pop. At Princeville Public Library. Info 826-4310,

Fridays, March 10- April 28, 4:45-5:45 pm Piyo
Piyo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. A total-body fitness system, Piyo links together dynamic, constantly flowing exercises to increase your heart rate, burn calories and make you sweat. The class is low-impact but high energy, a true fat-burning workout. At KCC. Info and to register 245-8318

March 10-11 Spring Fling Rummage Sale
The annual Hanapepe Hawaiian Congregational Church rummage sale will be loaded with great new and used clothing and household goods. Friday, 6-8pm and Saturday, 8am-noon. Info 335-3505

March 10-26 Uniting Earth & Sky Yoga Training
A 100-hour Immersive Yoga Training with Josh Schrei, Carolyn Dumeyer, and Special Guests. Open to senior students and beginners alike, designed both for those who want to teach and those who want simply to deepen their own practice, the training will give students 100 hours of yoga alliance credit towards their 200-hour teaching certification. At Metamorphose Yoga Studio. For application email

Saturday, March 11 Sierra Club Hike Jewel of Koke’e
Spectacular strenuous 7 mile 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. Info Ken Fasig 346-1229,

Saturday, March 11, 8am-Noon AARP Driver Safety Course
Brush up on your driving skills and you may be able to qualify for a substantial discount on your automobile insurance. The fee for AARP members is $15, $20 for non-members. At Lihue Neighborhood Center. Info Marga 823-9635

Saturday, March 11, 8:30-11 am Hawaii Junior Golf Day
A fun and free introductory Golf experience for juniors of any age. Register at 532-0559,

Saturday, March 11, 11am & 3 pm Kauai Dance Center’s Annual Dance Extravaganza
The Mokan Nokan Beautiful Hawaii Roadshow: Ballet, Hip Hop, Hula, Lyrical and Contemporary dance. Featuring a cast of 60 talented students from Kauai Dance Center.
All ages from 3 years-old through Adults. At KCC PAC. Tickets: Adults $20 adv/door $25, Keiki $10 adv/$15 door. Info 823-9588,

Saturday, March 11, 5:30 pm One Fine Evening
This is Kauai’s premier fine art, culinary, wine, and music experience. Taste unique wines, sample delicious food from local chefs, enjoy musical entertainment, and see artists showcasing their wares. Plus, there will be a silent auction and a fun selfie photo booth. Tickets are $60 in advance, $70 at the door. Ticket outlets are Kmart in Lihue, The Wine Shop in Koloa, and Ultimate Nails in Waimea. This event is a benefit for the Rotary Club of Poipu Beach to support community programs. At Kilohana Luau Pavilion. Info 240-1312, http://onefineevening.orgGab

Saturday, March 11 GIRA Season Opener Night Race
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,,

March 11 & 25, 8am-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

March 11-12 Transmedia Ideation Weekend
This two-day intensive is for people who have a idea, concept or story and want help to identify the type of media that idea would be best made into, such as film, documentary, novel etc. At Kauai Marriott Resort. Free. Info,

March 11-April 15 Kauai Society of Artists Show
KSA Membership Show. Entry Day is March 11th and the show runs from March 18th – April 15th. Info

Monday, March 13, 6-9 pm E Kanikapila Kakou Week 8 – “Mele Inoa for Special People in My Life”
Puni Patrick and Friends (Chucky Boy Chock, Hiipoi Kanahele, Mike Keale, Russell Wellington, Bambi Emayo and His Band.) At Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom. Info,

Tuesday, March 14, 5:30 pm In the Footsteps of Joseph Rock: Travels in Southwest China
NTBG-KCC “Seeds of Thought” Free public lecture series. NTBG Director and CEO Chipper Wichman will share highlights of a 2016 trip he led to Yunnan province in Southwest China. From the foothills of Tibet to the steamy tropics along the Mekong River, Chipper traveled to some of the most ethnically and biologically diverse regions of China while visiting remarkable botanical gardens. Join Chipper as he relives a journey tracing that travels of legendary botanist and explorer Joseph Rock. At KCC. Info,

Tuesday, March 14, 6 pm Sew Simple Pillowcases
Learn to sew a pillowcase. If you can sew a straight line, you can sew a pillowcase! There will be 2 free sessions with instructor Maile Bloxsom at Kapaa Public Library at 6pm and 6:45pm. Friends of the Library and Kauai Makerspace are supplying everything you need to make your pillowcase, including sewing machines, notions and fabric. You are welcome to bring your own fabric and/or sewing machine to the class if you prefer. Space is limited to 6 people per session. Free. Reservations and info 821-4422

Wednesday, March 15, 6:30 pm Kauai High School Pops Concert – Disney Music
With Wind Symphony, Jazz Raiders, Chorus and Ukulele Band. At Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Free although donations accepted. Info Mr. Darryl Miyasato 245-3173 Ext. 133

Thursday, March 16, 5:30 pm Kauai Chamber of Commerce 1st Quarter Membership Meeting
Sponsored by Kauai Community Federal Credit Union. At Kauai Beach Resort, Jasmine Ballroom. Tickets: Chamber Member Rate (by March 9) $60, Chamber Member Rate (after March 9) $70, Non Member/Guest/At the Door $80, KOA Sponsor (Table of 10) $600. Info and to register

Saturday, March 18 Island School’s 38th Annual Gala Auction “Journey to Wonderland”
Island School’s 38th Annual Gala Auction. At Kauai Marriott Resort. Info 246-0233,,

Saturday, March 18, 8am-2 pm Kauai Island Crafters Fair – Koloa
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 Koloa Elementary School Cafeteria. Info 635-4314,,

Saturday, March 18, 11am-5 pm 7th Annual Anahola Prince Kuhio Day Celebration
Ho’okupu protocol ceremony begins at 11am. Alcohol and drug free event. At Anahola Beach Park, Anahola. Free. Info La Contrades 639 1754,, or Lady Ipo Kahaunaele-Ferreira

Sunday, March 19​ 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, March 19, 3 pm Mokihana Club 2017 Spring Concert
Featuring Whiskey O, Kauai’s premiere Irish band, the concert will benefit the Mokihana Music Scholarships. Tickets $20 presale and $25 at the door, students 12 and under $10. At Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Info

Monday, March 20, 6-9 E Kanikapila Kakou Week 9 – “Dynamite Team w/ Dynamite Music Tops Off Dynamite Season!”
KUPAOA (Kellen and Lihau Paik) with Ke `Ala Aumoe Dancers. At Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom. Info,

March 20-24 Healing Horses Kauai Spring Break Horsemanship Camp
Join us for enjoyment, empowerment and education. Give your child a fun filled equestrian adventure in a safe, educational environment. Come for a day or two or the week. Ages 4-14. $45 per day, $40 a day for more than 2 days attendance or 2 or more siblings. Info and to sign up 634-3896,,

March 20-24 & 27-31, 8am-2 pm Keiki Spring Break Camp
At Poipu Beach Athletic Club. Including: circuit, tennis, basketball, core fitness, swimming, volleyball and more. Members $175/week, non members $250/week, $50 a day drop in. Ages K-12. Info and to register 742-2111,,

Wednesday, March 22, 6:30 pm Gabriela Martinez Pianist
Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Martinez made her debut at the age of 7 and since then has played with many symphonies and orchestras. At KCC PAC. Adults $30, students $10. Info 245-7464,,

March 23-26 Hawaii Craftsmen’s Aha Hana Lima Workshop on Kauai
Lisa Klakulak Kaua`i Workshop – Solid Form Felting Techniques. Art Lecture: March 23, 5:30-7:30 pm Free and open to the public. Workshop: Friday, March 24, 1/2 Day 5-9 pm, Saturday-Sunday, March 25-26 full days 9am-5 pm. At KSA Gallery. Info,,

Friday, March 24, 7 pm Fourth Friday Free Whale Movie – The Dolphin Defender
Armed with only a camera, wildlife filmmaker and conservationist Hardy Jones goes up against the fishermen to preserve the love of his life dolphins. This nature program follows Jones on an his adventures swimming with dolphins and his unique understanding of them. 50 mins. At Kapaa Library. Free. Info 634 8535

March 24-26 Rock U Music Camp Kilauea
Rock U is the ultimate rock and roll music crash course! Kids ages 8-17 are welcome to join us as we take over the entire north campus of Kauai Christian Fellowship (4000 Kilauea Rd) in Kilauea for 3 days and 2 nights of non-stop rock! No experience required. They will be rockin’ in time for Saturday night’s Showcase! $85 includes instruction, meals, curriculum, hats and more! Info and to sign up Jeremy 634-4040,,

​Saturday, March 25, 9am-Noon Sierra Club & Surfrider Beach Cleanup
Hanama’ulu Beach Cleanup. East Shore. Help protect marine life, the reef and ocean from litter and fishing net entanglement. Sierra Club and Surfrider team up for this effort. Turn makai in Hana’maulu on road by the 7-11 store. Look for sign further down the hill on the right going to Hanama’ulu Beach. Look for banners at beach. Bring water. Bags, gloves, and refreshments provided. Info Judy Dalton 482-1129,

Saturday, March 25, 5-8:30 pm Mokihana Aquatics 35th Anniversary Celebration
Featuring HAPA live in concert, ono food, prizes, lots of family fun. At Smith’s Tropical Paradise. Tickets $35 from Hanalei Surf Company, Vicky’s Fabrics, JC’s Flowers, Kauai Electronics, Progressive Expressions, Jojo’s Anuenue or call 821-0587

Monday, March 27, 7-9 pm “Celebrating 40 Years of GIAC with Super Stars” Jerome Koko and Daniel Ho
E Kanikapila Kakou Week 10 Concert Special. At Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center. $40 reserved, $30 general admission. Tickets and info 1-800-838-3006,,

March 27-April 14 YogAlign Teacher Training
Teach the yoga that changes posture and lives! Instructed by Michaelle Edwards, creator of YogAlign, posture educator, author and musician. Open to all ages and levels of practitioners. Posture re-alignment, functional, safe yoga poses for all body types. Fascia freedom, self-massage, neuromuscular re-patterning, psoas/diaphragm activation emotional release, yoga/sports injury prevention. Small class size: max 15. Tuition includes YogAlign book and DVD. $300. Info 652-3823,

Wednesday, March 29, 11am-9 pm ‘Cheers for Children’ at Kauai Beer Company
Join the Friends of the Children’s Justice Center and help support the children of Kauai. Donate cash, or $10 gift cards for McDonalds and Jamba Juice. At Kauai Beer Company. Info,

Friday, March 31, 7:30 pm Hawaii Opera Theatre presents Jake Heggie’s “Three Decembers”
Based on a play by Terrence McNally about broadway star Madeline Mitchell, as she enters the twilight of her career; Madeline will be played by the internationally-renowned mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade. At KCC PAC. Tickets $25/$45 from (808) 596-7858

March 31-April 16 Kauai Community Players present Savanna Sipping Society
By Kauai playwrights Jesse Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten. Directed by Jo Grande. Puhi Theatrical Warehouse at 4411-E Kikowaena, Puhi. Info 245-7700,,

Saturday, April 1, 4-7 pm Ceramic Night Fundraiser
Date Night? Ladies Night? We have the evening for you! Please join us for a fun night of ceramics and pupus at Clayworks at Kilohana! You will have the opportunity to paint and glaze your own unique vase, where it will be kiln fired and available within a couple weeks after the event! Heavy pupus, desserts, and beverages are included. Please bring your own alcoholic beverages! 12 and over. $40. Info Liz Hofmann 639-1379,

Saturday, April 1 GIRA Night Race
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,,

April 6-9 4th Annual Singing Alive Kauai
Singing Alive Kauai is a 4 day celebration of sacred song circles, honoring our deepest desire to sing from the heart. At Anahola Taro Patch. Info

Friday, April 7, 6:30 am Golf in Paradise Tournament
Join us at the Makai Golf Course for the Golf in Paradise Tournament to benefit Ohana Oasis, a local non-profit for behaved parents. 8am shotgun start, $125pp includes green fees, golf cart and club rental, continental breakfast and awards luncheon. Info 855-5614,

Saturday, April 8, 6:45 am March for Babies
We’re getting ready to walk in March for Babies! It promises to be a fun day out with people who share our passion for improving the health of babies. There’ll be family teams, company teams and people walking with friends – it’s a great feeling knowing we’re all helping real families. Join our event and walk with us to raise money for babies right here in our community! At Lydgate Park. Info


First Friday, Anaina Hou Community Park – Free Movie Season
Every first Friday of the month through October, Anaina Hou will be showing a Free movie on their lawn. Bring a blanket or beach chair. Food will be available for purchase from the Anaina Hou Cafe and the film will begin around 6 pm. Info 828-2118,