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October 2016

Now till October 28 Art Kaua`i 2016
Art from local artists. At KSA Gallery space in Kukui Grove. Info,

Now till December 31 Kaua`i Independent Food Bank Food Drive
From October 1 through December 31, food donations may be dropped off at any County of Kaua`i Fire Stations, or at the KIFB warehouse in Nawiliwili. Monetary donations, and perishable food and fruit items are gratefully accepted only at our Nawiliwili warehouse from 8am-4 pm, Monday through Friday. For more info, or how to help 246-3809,,

Fridays & Saturdays during October Haunted House at Kukui Grove
Kaua`i’s Community Haunted House is back! Open every Friday in October from 5-9 pm and Saturdays in October from 10am-2 pm. $5 for adults, $3 for kids (10 and under). Tickets available at Kukui Grove Management Office and Kaua`i United Way Office. Info Kaua`i United Way 245-2043,

Saturday, October 1, 6:30 pm “Screenagers…Growing Up in the Digital Age”
Inspired Parent Coach Presents “Screenagers…Growing Up in the Digital Age.” Movie at 7 pm, discussion to follow. Adults $8/10, Students $5/7. At KCC PAC. Info and tickets Mary Wheatley 635-7995,,

Sunday, October 2, 12:30 pm Vegetarian Luncheon and Lecture
100 and Healthy A VSH Lecture Video presentation by Rosane Oliveira, DVM, PhD. Dr. Oliveira explains how a whole food, plant-based diet changes the way genes are turned on and off to promote longevity. A closer look into the Mediterranean diet reveals why it works (hint: it is not the fish, the olive oil or the wine!) Bring a dish (include an ingredient list) for a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate. At Kapa`a Neighborhood Center. Info Thomas 378-4170

October 4, 11, 18, 25 & November 1 & 15, 1-3:30 pm Better Choices, Better Health Workshops
This program helps persons living with a chronic health condition. A small group meet weekly for 6 weeks with trained facilitators and cover topics including pain and fatigue, better communications, fitness, exercise, handling difficult emotions and more. At Koloa Neighborhood Center. Registration is required, call the office of elderly affairs at 241-4470

Wednesday, October 5, 8:30am-4 pm Intellectual Property Boot Camp
Have you ever wondered if you should protect your business’ intellectual property, and if so, how? Join us for this exciting long event by the experts from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Attendees will receive exclusive “USG IP Resource” handout and have the opportunity to speak one‐on‐one with the presenters. At Kaua`i War Memorial Convention Hall. A registration fee of $25 is required. Info 241-3148,

Friday, October 7, 9:30 am Mahelona Hospital 4th Annual Breast Cancer Walk
Join us in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Donations Welcome. Volunteers wanted to push wheelchair bound residents. Meet at Ke Ala Hele Makalae, Kapa`a Bike Path, behind Kapa`a Neighborhood Center. Info Josie Pablo 823-4138,, or Jay Farias 823-4120,

Friday, October 7 Free Movie Night – The Good Dinosaur, & Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Starts at sunset at All Saints Episcopal Church, 14-1065 Kuhio Hwy in Kapa`a. Bring chairs or blankets for a seat on the lawn. Concession stand. Info

Saturday, October 8, 15 & 22, 8am-2 pm Kaua`i 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, Princeville. Info 635-4314,

Saturday, October 8, 10am-4 pm Eo E Emalani i Alakai Queen Emalani Festival
Commemorate the historic event honoring Queen Emma’s 1871 visit to Koke`e and Alakai Swamp. Each year people are chosen to represent Queen Emma, Kaluahi, and attendants. The event starts with exhibits, crafts and snack sales in the Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow. At noon, a dozen halau perform dances and chants honoring Queen Emma. Free, donations to Koke`e museum accepted. Info 335-9975,

Saturday, October 8, 11 am, 2nd Annual Beer & Mead Run
The Beer Run will consist of 2 main races, the first being a 1/4 Mile run around a lush Cacao planting. Teams of 4 will race one at a time, each will chug a beer at the start and finish. The second is a 1/2 Mile run that will traverse through the farms trails leading to and wrapping around its Taro patch.Teams of 2 will race one at a time, each chugging a beer at the start, middle and finish. This year’s Beer Run will also include a Keiki Fun Run! Enjoy Food, Live Music, DJ, Local Honey Vendors. Mead Tasting and Prize donations. This year’s Beer Run is a Benefit to Save Kaua`i’s Bees by supporting our local Apiaries. At Kealia Farm. Info 822-7833

Saturday, October 8, 5:30-8:30 pm ‘Eat Your Drink’ with Koloa Rum at Gaylords
Come and join Koloa Rum for a one of a kind evening and enjoy a farm fresh cocktail experience, featuring the author of ‘Eat your Drink’ Matthew Biancaniello. At The Mahiko Lounge, Gaylords, Kilohana Plantation. Info and reservations 245-9593

Sunday, October 9 Sierra Club Hike Maha`ulepu and Makauwahi
Maha`ulepu and Makauwahi Cav