For Kauai Calendar Events for March 2018 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

Now till March 11 Lovers, Wives and Tennis Players
Written and directed by Richard Peck, this is a classic-style farce with mistaken identities, razor-sharp dialogue and split second timing that will have you laughing as the absurdity builds. Thursday to Saturday at 7 pm, and Sunday at 4 pm. At Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. Info 635-6475,,

Friday, March 2, 6 pm The Edgar Winter Band & Rick Derringer
“Edgar and Rick Still Alive and Well.” A tribute to Johnny Winter. Tickets: $48. Gen. Gold Circle Tables $75. Show starts at 7 pm. At Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom. Info and tickets 896-4845,

March 2-3, 7 pm Island School’s 5th graders present: “The Legend of Mulan”
The Legend of Mulan adapted from the Chinese legond for the stage by Kathryn Shultz Miller directed by Peggy Ellenburg. Family friendly entertainment! Tickets $4 in advance, $5 at the door Family Pass $15 in advance, $18 at the door. At Island School Main Hall. Info 246-0233,

Saturday, March 3 Sierra Club Hike Open to the Public, Kokeʻe Lodge to Berry Flat Trail
Starting at Kokeʻe Lodge we hike to Berry Flat Trail and continue to the northern section of the Ditch Trail. Finally, we loop back to the Waininiua Trail and back to the lodge for a variety of views. Moderate/5 miles. Leader: Ken Fasig, 346-1229,

Saturday, March 3, 10am-4 pm Princeville Library Book Sale
Over 10,000 books, DVDs and CDs! All children may select one free book. After 2 pm, everything is half price. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the North Shore Library at Princeville and by the Princeville Public Library. Donations of books in good condition are always appreciated and may be brought to the Library desk whenever the Library is open. Calling all Schools and non-profit facilities – Books Available FREE! Right after each quarterly sale, we remove over a thousand books, DVDs and CDs from our shelves to make room for new arrivals. These items are available free to Kauai’s public and public charter schools (or school volunteers), public libraries and non-profit organizations such as care facilities, thrift stores, correctional facilities, food banks, etc. At Princeville Public Library. Info 826-4310,

Saturday, March 3, 11am-5 pm Kauai Society of Artists Membership Show – Entry Day
Get your entry in for the KSA members show running March 10-April 13. One entry per member artist. At KSA Gallery Kukui Grove. Info

Saturday, March 3, 7 pm The Comic Strippers
A male stripper parody and improv comedy show, a show for all genders aged 18 plus. Tickets $30 pp or $25 each for groups of six or more. At Historic Waimea Theatre. Tickets 1-800-838-3006, Kauai Ticket Outlets: Scotty’s Music, Banana Patch Studio, The Wine Shop, Aunty Lilikoi, Kalaheo Café & Coffee Co. Info

Monday, March 5, & 12, 6-9 pm E Kanikapila Kakou 2018
Celebrating 35 Years of EKK with a great line up: Mon, March 5, Kuhio Travis, 6-7 ‘ukulele hour by Lady Ipo Kahaunaele • Mon, March 12, Herb Ohta, Jr., Bryan Tolentino, Chris LKW Kamaka, Christopher Kamaka Jr., Casey Kamaka, 6-7 “Introducing the Kamaka ‘Ukulele Family” – video and talk story, 7-9 Herb Ohta, Jr. and Bryan Tolentino and the Kamaka Family. All events held at Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom. Info,

Wednesday, March 7, 5 pm ‘In the Footsteps of Queen Kapi`olani’
Join Collette Higgins, history scholar and Windward CC dean of Academic Affairs for a very special presentation of “In the Footsteps of Queen Kapi`olani.” At KCC. Info

Wednesday, March 7, 6-8 pm Women’s History Month
Presented by Kaua‘i Committee on the Status of Women (KCSW). “Nevertheless She Persisted, Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.” The honorees for 2018 are Kaua‘i County Councilmember JoAnn Yukimura and Judge Laurel Loo. At Regency at Puakea. Info 241-4919,

March 8-9, 7 pm Tomatoes on a Windowsill
One woman’s Journey off the Windowsill and into the Sauce of Life! A one women show with Rita Andriello. $25. At CSL Kauai. Info 431-1700,

March 10 & 12 Thermography Screenings
Breast and full body screenings. In Hanalei on March 10, and Kapaa on March 12. Call 209-881-3044 to schedule,

Saturday, March 10, 17, 24, 8am-2 pm Kauai Island Crafters Fair
Original and fine products like Ni’ihau and sunrise shell jewelry, bone carvings, water color paintings and prints, note cards, sun catchers, American traditional and Hawaiian quilts and futons and blankets, sewn gifts, fragrant floral soaps, wearable art, Hawaiian print towel wraps, Hawaiian tapa prints and bags just to name a few. At Church of the Pacific, March 17th Fair at Koloa Elementary School. Info 635-4314,

Saturday, March 10, 10:30 am Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana’ole
Presented by Kaua’i Museum along with ‘Ahahui Kiwika Hawai’i o Mo’ikeha Hawaiian Civic Club. Born on March 26, 1871 in Kukui’ula, Koloa on Kaua’i, an heir to King Kaumuali’i the last King of Kaua’i. Educated on Oahu, California and England, he returned to take a prominent role in government. He established the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act in 1921. At Kauai Museum. Free for Kauai and Ni’ihau Residents. Info

March 10-April 13, Noon-6 pm/9 pm Fridays, Kauai Society of Artists Membership Show
Art from members on display. People’s choice awards where you get to buy votes for $1 (votes support the awards). Closing ceremony and awards on April 7. Pick up artwork April 14, Noon-5 pm. At KSA Gallery Kukui Grove. Info

Saturday, March 10, 4-6 pm, 4th Annual Bum Run
The Bum Run is a fun run/walk/stroll around the front 9 holes on Poipu Bay Golf Course (approx. 3 miles). The event is not timed, kids and strollers are welcome. Registration is $30 for adults, $15 for ages 6-17, kids 5 and under are free. Teams of 4 or more receive a 10% discount. Register at by searching for “bum run” or “Koloa.” Registration on the day of the event will take place from 3-3:45 at the Poipu Bay Golf Clubhouse, fees are an additional $5 the day of the event.

Saturday, March 10, 5-8 pm Mastering Meringue Workshop with Caitlyn
Learn how to create perfect meringue with MPJ’s Pastry Chef, Caitlyn Winfield. She will be teaching Italian, French and Swiss styles in the form of marshmallow, Brazo De Mercedes, and a French Macaron demonstration. This is an introductory course and a prerequisite workshop for our advanced French Macaron Workshop. Pupus, spritzers and a vegetarian dinner will be served. We will enjoy our creations for dessert! At The Monkeypod Jam Shop. $90. Info

Saturday, March 10, 6-9 pm “As Only Uncle Nathan Can Concert”
Presented by Uncle Nathan’s Hula Group, Na Kupuna O Kalamaolaimaluhialani. Kumu Hula/Composer Nathan Kalama will be sharing original material in Oli, Himeni, Mele, Poetry, Storytelling and Hula. Na Kumu Hula Kehaulani Kekua, Maka Herrod and Troy Lazaro and their respective Halau will interpret some compositions. Honored individuals will perform Mele Aloha and Mele Inoa composed for them. Special honorees are Lady Ipo Kahaunaele-Ferreira and Kumu Hula Dana Kaua’iki Olores. Tickets $20 advance/$25 at door. At Kaua’i Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom. Ticket info Winnie Smith 823-1228, Beverly Muraoka 822-1451

Sunday, March 11 Sierra Club Hike Open to the Public, Kokeʻe Trails
Spectacular hike through forests of Kokeʻe, Canyon Trail, Poʻomau Canyon Lookout. Cross over Waipoʻo Falls for a view of Waimea Canyon to the ocean. Strenuous/7 miles. Leader: Lee Gately, 661-373-4834,

Sunday, March 11, 11am-3 pm Superhero Sunday
Aloha School’s annual carnival at Princeville Community Center. Come and enjoy, superhero games, bounce houses, obstacle course, trampoline, water due tank, carnival rides, Sparky’s Safety Firetruck, educational and community resource booths, and much more! Info 826-6421,

Tuesday, March 13 Sierra Club Clean Up, Waimea Canyon Road
Can you help us keep Sierra Club’s adopted highway, the gateway to Waimea Canyon, free of litter? West side, easy/2 miles. Leader: Bob Nishek, 346-0476,

March 13-15 & 16-18 Fix Kauai Free Spay/Neuter for Cats and Dogs
Animal Balance will be returning to Kauai for another large-volume Free spay/neuter clinic at Kauai Humane Society. March 13-15, dogs, March 16-18, cats. Info 632-0610

Tuesday, March 13, 9 am Marketing on a Small Budget
Workshop is geared for new and existing business owners seeking ways to promote their product/service. In this course you will learn: making the most of the network you already have, tips for building your word-of-mouth marketing, profitable partnerships and how to find allies in cross-marketing, building engagement and conversions with your social media strategy. At KCC. $20 Pre-registration with payment is required at

Tuesday, March 13, 4:30 pm Bikes on Rice
Safe, slow paced fun rides throughout the Lihue neighborhoods for all ages and abilities. Other dates: April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, Aug 14, Sept 11, Oct 9, Nov 13. Meet at the Lihue Civic Center on Rice Street. Info 639-1018,

Saturday, March 17 Sierra Club Hike Open to the Public, Kuilau Trail
A gentle steady walk on a wide path with sweeping view of lush valleys, Mount Waiʻaleʻale and Makaleha Mountain Ranges. This trail offers great rewards without a lot of effort. Glorious views and ever-present bird songs reward you along this trail. Hike to bridge and picnic tables for lunch. East side, easy to moderate/3.5miles. Leader: Vivian Hager, 652-3234,

Saturday, March 17, 11am-5 pm, 8th Annual Anahola Prince Kuhio Day Celebration
Participate in a day of fun filled activities. There will be educational, cultural, health and wellness exhibits for the whole family. Enjoy live music, entertainment, and hula performances in celebrating the past and embracing the future of Prince Kuhio’s legacy. There will also be food and craft booths too. The event will reaffirm the leadership, stewardship, and vision of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaʻole and his legacy in perpetuating the growth of healthy Hawaiian community on ʻaina hoʻopulapula (homesteads land). Hoʻokupu (offering) protocol ceremony will begin at 11am. Admission is free. This is a alcohol and drug free event. Info La Contrades at or Lady Ipo Kahaunaele-Ferreira at

Saturday, March 17, 5-8 pm Soft Cheese Workshop with Chef Joe Fox
Make cheese at home after learning the ropes from Chef Joe Fox! He will be teaching techniques needed to master house made Ricotta, Mozzarella and Mascarpone. Class will include spritzers and pupus highlighting the three cheese variations made in the workshop. At The Monkeypod Jam Shop. $90. Info

March 19-23, 7:30am-4:30 pm Spring Fun 2018
Open to youth aged 5-11 yrs. Daily activities include arts and crafts, games, and outdoor and educational pastimes. Parents or guardians will need to provide lunch, beverages and snacks. $40 per child. At Lihu‘e and Kalaheo neighborhood centers. Info Lihue 241-6858, Kalaheo 332-9770, Dept of Parks and Rec 241-4460. Register at

March 19-24, 8am-4:30 pm Spring Break Theatre Boot Camp
Registration is open for Spring Break Theatre Bootcamp! A new program by Hawaii Children’s Theatre. Ever want to be on stage? Learn the building blocks of theater from the ground up. Students will experience being on a stage learning how to project, and perform with others on Kauai’s west side through theater games and exercises building to scenes and a short performance for family and friends in the 6 day program. For grades 3-5. At Historic Waimea Theater. $100 aid available. Info 246-8985,

March 19-23, 9am-3 pm Garden Island Equestrian Spring Horse Camp
Plenty of horse time, exciting crafts and much more await at horse camp! $500 with $50 off for exiting students. Info 631-2164,

Monday, March 19, 6:30 pm E Kanikapila Kakou 2018 Final Night – Makana Concert
Celebrate 35 Years of EKK on the last night with Makana. At Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom. Tickets $20-$35 at, Kauai ticket outlets GA $25. Info,

Thursday, March 22 & April 5, 9:30 am Playgroup at Waimea Public Library
Families with children from birth to 5 years are invited to play together and meet new friends at the library! Educational toys and puzzles will be available for open play for babies, toddlers, and preschool-aged children. All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Info 338-6848,

Saturday, March 24, 5-7:30 pm Liliʻuokalani, Performed by Jacquelyn Pualani Johnson
As part of our Queenʻs Learning, Liliʻuokalani Trust-Kīpuka Kauaʻi will be hosting Jacquelyn Pualani Johnson, a performing artist who works with oral history, local drama, and literature. Music of Queen Liliʻuokalani to follow. Refreshments included. At 4530 Kali Road. Free and limited to first 100 people who RSVP. Info Melody Lopez 245-1873,, register at

Friday, March 30 Sierra Club Hike Open to the Public, Victory Hike
Meet at Lydgate Beach Park for a picnic dinner. Enjoy the full moon glistening on the ocean as we walk along the wide sandy beach. Victory Hike: Wailua Beach To Nukoliʻi Beach Sunset to Full Moon Walk. East shore, easy/3 miles. Leader: Judy Dalton, 482-1129,

March 30-April 15 Dog Sees God; Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead
Good Grief! Our favorite comic’s kids are now in high school. Bert Royal brings us all those teenage issues of today: drug use, suicide, eating disorders, teen violence, rebellion and sexual identity, which collide and careen toward an ending that’s both haunting and hopeful. Did we mention it’s a comedy? Directed for KCP by Lori Benkert. R-rated. Not for everyone. At Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. Info 635-6475,,

Saturday, March 31 Sierra Club Hike Open to the Public, Kalaupuhi Trail
Kaluapuhi is a Kokeʻe forest trail that begins near the Kokeʻe Lookout. Enjoy an enchanting hike to the old redwood groves of Kauaʻi. Leader: Lee Gately, 661-373-4834,

Saturday, March 31, 4 pm Walk MS Sunset Stroll 2018
Ending multiple sclerosis for good will take all of us. Walk MS helps us team up with friends, loved ones and co-workers to change the world for everyone affected by MS. Please join us for a beautiful stroll on the path at sunset, dinner, lucky drawings, silent auction and support. At Kapaa Beach park. Info 639-2883,

Saturday, April 7, 6:45-9 am, 48th Annual March of Dimes March for Babies
Join us for the 48th annual March of Dimes March for Babies! 2018 is a special year for the March of Dimes as we will celebrate our 80th anniversary. We plan to make March for Babies the best ever. March for Babies draws thousands of people across the islands who come together to support the March of Dimes goal which is, simply put: A fighting chance for every baby. At Lydgate Beach Park Large Pavillon. Info and to sign up

April 13 & 14 Garden Island Orchid Society Spring Fantasy Show
Beautiful, exotic orchids are the focus this year. Shop for orchid-themed crafts and orchid plants, see a demonstration on potting and repotting orchids, and enjoy food and beverages. Free. At United Church of Christ, Hanapepe. Show runs Noon-7pm Friday and 9am-4pm Saturday. Info 635-3789,


Tuesday & Friday, till June 1, 8:30-10 am Nordic Walking for Seniors
Nordic Walking is walking with 2 walking poles. It engages the entire body for an all-body fitness, while causing stability and protection for joints and spine. Poles are provided for students. No cost for seniors (55 up). This class is sponsored by the County of Kauai. Tuesdays, 8:30-10am at Kapaa Neighborhood Center, Fridays 8:30-10am at Lihue Neighborhood Center. Info Esti Grinpas 822-4599,,

First and Third Wednesdays, till June 20, 5:50-7:30 pm Koloa Library Tech Nights
Koloa Library will be offering assistance and training on using the library systems digital resources. The public is invited to come and ask questions and receive training on learning to use library ebooks, digital audiobooks, digital magazines and newspapers, online courses and databases, and the library system’s website and library app. Info 742-8455

Fridays, till May 18, 2-3:30 pm Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Training
The Alzheimer’s Association will be presenting it’s free flagship “Caregiver Training” for family to family caregivers. Optional bonus classes will also be offered from May 25-June 8. This series of classes assembles the experience and wisdom of many scientists, generations of caregivers and the Association on how to make caregiving a more reasonable and balanced experience. Find out what you need to know to make your caregiving experience for a family member with Alzheimer’s, or any other disease, more manageable. At the Agency On Elderly Affairs. Info 245-3200 ext. 8242,,