For Kauai Calendar Events for November 2017

//For Kauai Calendar Events for November 2017

For Kauai Calendar Events for November 2017

For Kauai Calendar Events for November 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

Now till November 30, 10am-4 pm Remains of a Rainbow: Rare Plants and Animals of Hawai’i
A photography exhibit presented by the National Tropical Botanical Garden. At NTGB Botanical Research Center, 3530 Papalina Road, Kalaheo. Free, but donations welcome. Info

Friday, November 3 Sierra Club Hike Sunset to Full Moon Coastal Walk
We start off in the late afternoon from Kuna Bay (Donkey Beach) walking along the coastline ending at Kapa’a Library watching the full moon rise over the ocean. We’ll shuttle cars for a one-way hike. 4.5 miles. Info Judy Dalton 482-1129 and co-leader Lee Gately,

November 4 & 18, 8am-1 pm CKTV Holiday Craft Fair
Handmade gifts, jewelry, books, clothing, hand bags and much more, designed and created by local craft and artisan vendors. Proceeds also support the CKTV Advanced Media Class in their efforts to attend and compete at the Student Television Network Convention in Tennessee next March. At Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School. Potential vendors call Kevin Matsunaga 645-0019

Saturday, November 4, 8am-2 pm, 4th Annual Holiday Craft & Rummage Sale
Local handmade artifacts, jewelry, clothes, paintings, and other gift items to meet your holiday needs. Proceeds from food booth to benefit in-house ministries. At Koloa Missionary Church, 3370 Poipu Road, Koloa. Info 742-6777

Saturday, November 4, 9am-Noon, 12th Annual Arbor Day Free Tree Giveaway
Join in the Arbor Day festivities: keiki zone with herb and veggie seedlings to take home, face painting, educational booths, and approximately 1,200 plants featuring common native plants and non-invasive plants along with free compost to take home (plant limit 3 per family). At Kukui Grove, in the parking lot behind K-Mart near the recycling area

Saturday, November 4, 9am-2 pm Learn American Heart Association – CPR
Hearts4kauai is offering a full training day for AHA Heartsaver First Aid, CPR and AED training. Online is also available with an in person skills check. Heartsaver First Aid 9-11am, Heartsaver CPR and AED – adult, child, and infant 11am-1 pm. Fees vary depending on modules needed. At Koloa Neighborhood Center. Info 652-1284,

Saturday, November 4, 12Noon-7 pm Heaven on Earth Health Fair
Are you in need of some clarity or relief in your life? Come discover some of the wonderful Holistic Health Practitioners of Kauai. There is a wide array of professionals here to serve all of your health needs. Free and open to the public. Every first Saturday. At Dolphin Touch Wellness Center. Info 822-4414,

Saturday, November 4, 1 pm Talk Story Piano with Monica Chung
A private piano concert by Monica where she shares her favorite pieces in a fundraiser to help her move her Steinway B to Kauai! At St. Michael’s Church, Lihue. Tickets Adults $25/Students $10. Info and tickets

Sunday, November 5, 11am-6 pm Rainforest Basket Show & Sale
Baskets woven by the Wounaan and Embera indians from the Darien Rainforest in Panama. Baskets range from 1 inch diameter to 20+ inches in black and white and colorful geometric design, and rainforest design. At Princeville Community Centre. Info, 505-995-1013

Monday, November 6, 3-4:30 pm Mahi’ai Mondays: Free Farmer Workshops!
Join Malama Kauai for a free farmer workshop series at the Community Farm, covering small livestock, equipment use, and farm business planning. Info

Tuesday, November 7, 5:30 pm NTBG-KCC ‘Seeds of Thought’ Public Lecture Series – Pacific Island Matters: Environmental Issues in U.S.-Affiliated Islands
Join Sheri S. Mann, Kauai Island District Manager for the Division of Forestry and Wildlife, for a talk about environmental issues common to the Pacific Islands affiliated with the U.S.. In addition to examining issues ranging from sea level rise, deforestation, and invasive species, Sheri will offer ideas on how to protect nature and create a balance between people and Pacific islands. At KCC Campus Center Cafeteria. Info 245-8280

November 8-12, 2nd Annual Poipu Food and Wine Festival
Some of Poipu’s culinary masters will be whipping up an incredible assortment of local delicacies over the 4-day festival. From cooking classes to the finest Sunday brunch on Kauai, you won’t want to miss it! Info

Thursday, November 9, 5 pm, 9th Annual Na Wahine Alaka’i O Kauai
Women leaders of Kauai. Join the YWCA for an inspirational evening with the 2017 nominees: Jan Chahanovich, CEO for Wilcox Health; Sabra Kauka, Hawaiian Studies Kumu at Island School; and Marynel Valenzuela, President, InkSpot Printing Corp. Dinner and silent auction. Proceeds benefit YWCA programs. At Smiths Tropical Paradise. Info 245-5959,

Thursday, November 9, 7 pm Boyd Meets Girl
Australian classical guitarist Rupert Boyd and American cellist Laura Metcalf perform pieces from their first CD and more. At St. Michael’s Church, Lihue. Tickets $30 Adults/$10 Students. Info and tickets

November 10-11, 8-10 pm The 3rd Annual Wahine Comedy Festival
The only all-female comedy group in Hawaii. With comics from three different islands. Voted Maui’s best comic last year, the hilarious Corky Gardner headlines this show. Patrice Scott hosts and Brandi Morgan, Talicia Smith, Victoria Arnstein, Maui comic Ronda Hansen, Erika Swartzkopf and Kauai comic Kaiulani Mahuka perform original stand-up comedy. $10 per show at the door. At Trees Lounge. Info

November 10-26 Hawaii Children’s Theatre presents Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!
Everyone’s favorite flying car comes to life in the musical adaption of the beloved family film. Showtimes: Fri and Sat at 7 pm and Sun at 4 pm. Tickets $15 GA, $12 students and seniors, ages 3 and under free. At Kauai War Memorial Hall. Info 246-8985,

Saturday, November 11 Sierra Club Hike Sleeping Giant (Nounou)
Incredible sweeping views and lush vegetation. 3 miles moderately strenuous. Info Vivian Hager 652-3234 and co-leader Lee Gately,

Saturday, November 11, 7-10 am, 15th Annual Old Koloa Sugar Mill Run
Kauai’s Old Koloa Sugar Run will benefit the Nursing Program at UH/KCC, Electronics Technology Program at UH/KCC and the RYLA Rotary Youth Leadership Award. Stay after the race for the Benefit Breakfast, FREE to all participants, and only $7 for family, friends, and visitors. 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon runs and 5K walk will take place at Ann Knudsen Park in Koloa. Registration for all races is available on For more information

November 11 & 25, 8am-2 pm Kauai Island Crafters Fair – Northshore
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 Church of the Pacific. Info 635-4314,,

Saturday, November 11, 11am-5 pm Entry Day for Kauai Society of Artists
Entry day for KSA’s Small Works, Big Show exhibition. Only artwork 16” x 16” and under accepted. At KSA exhibition space, Kukui Grove. Info 245-2782,,

Saturday, November 11, 5-10 pm, 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Vietnam War
Commemoration of the Vietnam War for Kauai Vietnam era veterans. At Kauai Marriott. Tickets $25 to $75. Info and to RSVP 246-1135,,

Sunday, November 12 GIRA Day 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,,

November 15 & 17, 6 pm Auditions for Lovers, Wives and Tennis Players
Playwright/Director Richard Peck returns to Kauai to entertain us with one of his side splitting farces. The action takes place at a lakeside cottage. Like all good farces, this play is full of split second timing and mistaken identities leading to hilarious misunderstandings. At Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. Info

Thursday, November 16, 6 pm Rita Coolidge in Concert
Four Island Hawaii Tour. At Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom. Doors 6 pm, show 7 pm. Tickets $45 or Gold Circle $65 from Kauai Music & Sound; Hanalei Music & Strings; Scotty’s Music; Progressive Expressions; Jacqueline on Kauai or online 896-4845,

November 17-January 5 Kauai Society of Artists Small Works Show
Opening reception, awards and potluck, Saturday 17, 5-8 pm. Show Nov 18 till Jan 5. At KSA exhibition space, Kukui Grove. Info 245-2782,,

Saturday, November 18 Sierra Club Hike Jewel of Koke’e
Strenuous, 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 miles. Info Ken Fasig 346-1229,

Saturday, November 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, November 18, 9am-4 pm Life’s Bridges Craft Fair in Paradise
Come see Kauai’s vast array of Hand Crafted products from 40 different vendors. Offerings include: Clothing, Jewelry, Heritage Crafts, Paintings, Photos, and much more. The perfect place for gifts and special keepsakes. Enjoy local foods and a Mini Farmer’s Market. And with live entertainment this event has something for everyone! A perfect opportunity to get your Christmas shopping done! At Mano Kalanipo Park, in Poipu

Saturday, November 18, 10:30am or 12:30 pm Calligraphy Workshop for Beginners
All ages and beginners are welcome for a hands on experience. Suggested minimum donation $25. Includes lunch and workshop supplies. At, and all proceeds benefit Lawai International Center. Info 651-8893,,

Saturday, November 18, 4-7 pm, 2nd Annual Suicide Prevention & Awareness Walk
Come, walk, talk story and share delicious food while raising awareness. Support a worthy cause, connect with other families touched by suicide, and walk to heal the trauma and mend the heart. At KCC. Info

Saturday November 18, 4-8 pm Ukulele Virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro
Jake Shimabukuro joined by Kuhio Travis, an up and coming performer from O’ahu. Chef Lucas Sautter will be preparing incredible tapas and light bites to accompany an evening of unforgettable music. At Courtyard Kaua’i at Coconut Beach. $25 adv, $30 door. Info 679-2979,

Sunday, November 19, 12Noon-6 pm, 26th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival – Kauai Style
Featuring up to 16 performing artists including award winning artists. The event will also feature “Made In Hawaii” products and favorite foods and snacks. Throughout the day, the festival will also be giving away many artists cds, festival t-shirts and a brand new Taylor guitar to some lucky winner. At Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club, Lihue. Info 226-2697,,

November 24-December 22, 6:30-8 pm Friday Nights With Santa
Kauai’s favorite Santa, Santa in paradise, Phil Worwa, magically appears each Friday evening. Holiday Friday nights will include a meet and greet with Santa, and pictures with Santa in his sleigh. Santa in paradise presentations are un-rushed and close up. Bring your own camera. At Storybook Theatre. Donations accepted. Info 335-0712,

Saturday, November 25, 8:30am-1:30 pm Kauai Handworks 38th Annual Christmas Fair
Christmas fair at Wilcox School Cafeteria. Info 332-7220, 332-8483, or 822-1914

Saturday, November 25, 9am-noon Donkey Beach Clean Up
Surfrider and Sierra Club team up to help protect marine life, the reef and ocean from litter and fishing net entanglement. Look for banners at the parking lot above Donkey Beach, between the 11 and 12-mile highway markers by Public Shoreline Access sign. Bags, gloves, and snacks provided. Info Vivian Hager 652-3234,

November 25-26 Chamber Music Kauai
Special guest artist, Donn Forbes on Baroque recorder. The concerts will include “Eine kleine Nachtmusik” by Mozart, “O Magnum Mysterium” by Morton Lauridsen, Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, and Bach’s “Dona nobis pacem” from his B-minor Mass. Free, but donations gratefully accepted. Nov 25th at 7 pm and Nov 26th at 5 pm, both at St Michael’s Church, Lihue. Info Greg Shepheard, 482-1455,

Sunday, November 26, 10am-2 pm, 27th Annual 4-Steer Buy Back Roping
CJM hosts a 4-steer dally team roping event. At CJM Country Stables, Koloa. Free. Info

Tuesday, November 28 Sierra Club Service Trip
Waimea Canyon Road Cleanup. Casual morning clean up of Sierra Club’s adopted highway usually requires a little over an hour. Please help keep the gateway to Waimea Canyon clean. 2 miles. Info Bob Nishek 346-0476,

Friday, December 1, 9am-8 pm Kauai Museum’s Christmas Craft Fair
Kaua’i Museum’s Annual Christmas Craft Fair is held outdoors. Visit our many Artisan and food vendors for one of kind gifts for the whole family. Also, enjoy the Christmas Lights across the street at the Historic County Building and watch the colorful floats as the parade passes by. At Kauai Museum, 4428 Rice Street. Info 245-6931,

Friday, December 1, 6-8 pm Festival of Lights
The Festival of Lights opens the first Friday in December which is Dec 1 in 2017 and runs every Friday, Sat and Sun evening through Dec 24 from 6-8 pm. The Park lights glow every night along with the Festival of Lights interior display of Auntie Josie’s gorgeous creations and the dazzling creations crafted by Kauai artisans. Free. At Historic County Building, Lihue. Info Elizabeth Freeman 639-8564,

Saturday, December 2, 10:30am-2:15 pm Kauai Dance Center Winter Recital Showcase
Keiki Showcase, ages 3-10 years old from 10:30-11:30 am, Youth Showcase, ages 10-teens from 1-2:15 pm. At Kauai Dance Center-Eyes Wide Open Production Theater 3285 Waapa Road, Nawiliwili. Tickets $10 at Door/$8 in advance, child 17 and under $5, under 2 free. Info 823-9588,

December 2-3 Christmas Carols & Harps Concert
Come sing your favorite Christmas carols from around the world accompanied by two amazing harpists: Sylvia Woods and Madeleine Brandli. In addition to caroling, these festive concerts will also feature Christmas harp solos and fun surprises! Don’t know the words? Bob Smith will be leading the singing, and you’ll be given a special booklet with the lyrics of the carols, which is yours to take home. Dec 2nd at 7 pm at Church of the Pacific in Princeville, and Dec 3rd at 4 pm at St Michael’s and All Angels in Lihue. Tickets $15 at the door. Info

Monday, December 4, 6-9 pm Mahelona Hospital 2nd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Free to attend tree lighting event at Mahelona Hospital Courtyard, Kapaa. Info

Wednesday, December 6, 8:30-11:30 am How to Start a Small Business on Kauai
The Hawaii Small Business Development Center (SBDC) presents this workshop. Participants will learn about entrepreneurship, forms of business organization, key ingredients for business success, steps involved in starting your own business, sources of capital and services offered by the Hawaii SBDC Network as well as other resources for the start-up business. A registration fee of $20.00 is required. Info 241-3148,


Mondays, 9:30-10:30am Body Awareness
Energizing and strengthening combination of Yoga, Qi Gong, Breathwork and more with gentle informative, meditative commentary, activates body, mind and spirit. Suitable for all levels and ages. Held outside on holidays. Donations welcome. At Kapaa Neighborhood Center. Info KNC 822-1931, Marko 212-6228

Thursdays, 4-5 pm Jedi Training for 8-15 Year Olds
Blend of yoga, martial arts, breathwork and nature awareness. Kids will develop self-control and confidence while having fun; under mature expert guidance of Marko Kowalski. Info 212-6228

Tuesdays, 6:45-7:30 pm Silent Meditation
You are welcome to come and leave in silence, please. For intro/sharing please come at 6:30 and/or stay after 7:30 to talk. Let us experience our own deep inner peace and beam it out together to the world, no need for words! Near skatepark/roundabout bus-stop in Kapaa. Info Vijay 634-1125

Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 pm Oasis of Peace Meditation
Raja Yoga easy, natural style meditation with gentle commentary. Come experience peace and develop more joy, clarity and strength for life’s challenges. All welcome. In private home near skatepark/roundabout bus-stop, Kapaa. Info Vijay 634-1125

First and third Saturdays, 8-11 am Low Cost Vaccination Clinic
Including vaccinations for dogs and cats $15 per vaccine, deworming for $10, flea and tick treatment for $15, and microchips for $10. At Kauai Humane Society. Info 632-0610,

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