For Kauai Calendar Events for September 2016


September 7, 14, 21 & 28, 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 Kaumakani Neighborhood Center. Registration is required, call the office of elderly affairs at 241-4470

Friday, September 9, 6 pm Hiroshima – Hawaii Tour 2016
At Kaua`i Community College Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 6 pm, show at 7 pm. Tickets $45 general; $65 Gold Circle. Info,

Friday, September 9, 7 pm Morgan Heritage
Grammy award winning reggae, with Jemere Morgan. At Poi`pu Athletic Club. $35, +$5 on day. Info

Saturday, September 10 Sierra Club Hike Honopu
Koke`e State Park. This un-marked, unmaintained trail travels through native forest to fabulous views of the Honopu valley and spectacular views from high above the NaPali coast. Moderate 4 miles round trip. Info Jane Schmitt 826-6105,

Saturday, September 10 Art Kaua`i Entry Day
Art must be created by an artist living on Kaua`i. No artist representatives allowed. Art must have been created in the past 3 years, art must not have been shown in a previous KSA Show. There are size and weight Limitations for each entry. Fees: $10 per entry; up to 3 entries for KSA Members. Artists can join KSA on entry day $25 individual fee for calendar year 2016. Opening reception Sept 16, show Sept 17-Oct 28. At KSA Gallery Kukui Grove. Info,

Saturday, September 10, 8am-Noon Photoshop Elements v14, Lecture
This class is a lecture only. Learn how to maximize your photos with Adobe Photoshop Elements 14.0. This class focuses on the image editing capabilities of the program. You will come away with basic knowledge on how to edit photos in the intuitive Quick Fix and Guided modes, along with a start in the Expert Edit mode. $60. At KCC-OCET. Info Peggy Lake 245-8318,

Saturday, September 10 & 24, 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, September 10, 10am-4 pm Quarterly Used Book Sale
Over 12,000 books, DVDs & 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. Info 826-4310,

Saturday, September 10, 5-8 pm Canoe Plant Bingo and BBQ
Join us at Hanai, in the old Kojima store in Kapa`a for a fun night of Bingo and BBQ to fundraise for Kawaikini’s Farm-to-School Lunch Program. Chef Adam Watten’s got some ono grinds planned! Info 828-0685 x18,

Sunday, September 11 Sierra Club Hike Maha`ulepu and Makauwahi Cave
Enjoy the majestic coastline.Visit the world class archaeological cave site. Moderate 3 miles round trip. Info Allan Rachap 212-3108,

Sunday, September 11, 9:30am-3 pm Hanau ‘la ‘O Namahoe
Join us as we celebrate the birth of Kaua`i’s own voyaging canoe Namahoe with entertainment and activities. Ceremony at 11 am (pending ocean conditions). At Kalapaki Beach and Marriott Walkway. Info 246-8727,,

Sunday, September 11, 5:30 pm “Birth of a Family” Video Documentary
Storybook Theatre has created a 50 minute documentary video about the early learning and development of children from their conception through the “4th trimester” of their new life. $20. At Hilton Garden Inn Ball Room 3-5920 Kuhio Hwy, Kapa`a. Info and tickets

Monday & Wednesday, September 12-21, 8:30am-Noon MS Word v. 2013, Level 1
This Foundation level is intended to help all novice computers get up to speed quickly. This course will also help more experienced users who have little to no experience with Word 2013 and the ribbon interface. This course will cover different features of the interface, give a brief overview of all the tabs in the ribbon, show users how to print, and cover the basics of text formatting. By the end of this course, users should be comfortable with creating a new document, making it look professional and presentable, and saving and printing their document. $269. At KCC-OCET. Info Peggy Lake 245-8318,

Monday & Wednesday, September 12-October 10, 5-8 pm Introduction to GIS/GPS, Part 2
This course teaches the basic concepts and skills of GIS/GPS to use GPS in the field and to visualize and analyze GIS data. Lesson Topics for Part 2: Datums and projections, Using a GPS to naviage and collect field info, Continued instruction on Transferring GPS data to ArcGIS, Georeferencing/Remote Sensing, Student Learning Outcomes for Part 2: Understand the difference between a Datum and Projection, Know what common datums and projections are used in Hawaii, Use a GPS with proficiency to collect data, Understand how to Georeference a satellite image, Understand the History of Hawaiian Cartography, Demonstrate a presentation using maps to tell a story. $405. This class is ETF Eligible. If you work with a profit or non-profit (not government) employer, you might be eligible for 50% tuition waiver, call 274-3056 to learn more. At KCC-OCET. Info Peggy Lake 245-8318,

Tuesday, September 13, 9:30am-4:30 pm Andy Ruble Ceramic Workshop
Open to beginners and advanced ceramic artists. Handbuilding and wheel throwing demonstrations. At ArtPod Studio, Niumalu. $55/limited space available. Info,

September 14-15, 5-7:30 pm Baking with Ease: How to create balanced dessert 101
In this two-day class, Chef Orly Yadao will guide bakers through understanding dessert textures, colors, light and space, and flavors. He will demonstrate how to make Ganache, pastry cream, butter cream, flavored creams, mousses, Struesel, and crumbles. Students will learn to layer textures and colors to make tasty desserts. You will also learn to decorate to make beautiful presentations. By the end of this class students will be able to: Understand dessert textures, colors, light and space, flavors and learn how to create them, Build cake, cupcakes, Build parfaits and desserts. $105. This course is ETF eligible (you can receive 50% tuition waiver if you are employed and need this class for your job. Call 274-3056 to learn more). At KCC-OCET. Info Peggy Lake 245-8318,

Wednesday, September 14 Sierra Club Cleanup
Waimea Canyon Road Cleanup. 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,

Thursday, September 15 Sierra Club Hike Wailua Beach to Nukoli`i Beach
Sunset to Full Moon Walk. Start out in the late afternoon from Lydgate Beach Park walking along the expansive and undeveloped shoreline from Wailua Beach to Nukoli`i Beach to enjoy the sunset and a full moon rise. Info Judy Dalton 482-1129,

Thursday, September 15, 6-8 pm Robert Cazimero Concert
Kaua`i Museum presents an exclusive one night only event with Hawaii’s own Robert Cazimero. At Kaua`i Museum. $100. Info 245-6931,

Sept 17- Oct 28 Art Kaua`i
Art from local artists. At KSA Gallery space in Kukui Grove. Info,

Saturday, September 17, 5:30-9 pm 7th Annual Wine & Jazz Festival
An evening under the stars, featuring delectable wines, island-inspired cuisine from the island’s top chefs. Dynamic entertainment by Jazz Artists. Silent Auction to support the Kaua`i Lifeguard Association. Ticket fee $100 includes entry, tastings and concert. At Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas. Info 827-8719

Saturday, September 17, 5:30 pm Kaua`i Filipino Women’s Club Terno Ball
Featuring Kaua`i’s own ‘Dreamgirls.’ Cocktails, dinner and more. At Kaua`i Beach Resort. Info 652-3667

September 17-18 The Phenomenon and The Gift Course
This 2-day course is live-streamed and taught in real time by spiritually advanced Guides (teachers) who come to you from the Temple of Supreme Light in India. It is based on the ancient science and technology of consciousness designed to bring you the fulfillment of your desires, a deep and direct relationship with your Higher Sacred Self, transformation and miracles in your life. Info,

Sunday, September 18, Noon-5 pm Sacred Stroll with ReSource for Christian Spirituality
Experience what ReSource for Christian Spirituality is all about. Walk the 1.5 mile Kuilau Ridge Trail, after we’ll gather in small groups to hear about one another’s experiences and stories. How did you experience god on your sacred stroll? For carpooling meet at St. Michael’s parking lot at noon. Donations received. Info Tolly Boyd 651-9496, Phyllis Meighen 647-4346,

September 18-24, 2016 Mokihana Festival
Kaua`i Mokihana Festival is a week-long celebration of Hawaiian culture and includes educational lectures, music and hula competitions at locations around the island of Kaua`i. $20/25 at door. Info Iwa Dawbarn, 652-4497,

Monday, September 19, 7-9 pm Kaua`i Composers Concert & Contest
This event encourages the composition of new music through its various categories including: Hawaiian (must be in the Hawaiian language), Contemporary Hawaiian, Open, Professional and Youth (13-15 years old). $20. At Waimea Theatre. Info 651-1868,

Thursday, September 22, 2-4 pm Complementary Reiki Introduction and Demonstration
Kaeo Bradford and Shalandra Abbey invite you to attend a complementary Reiki Introduction and Demonstration at Kaua`i Hospice. Call Kaeo to confirm your attendance 256-8839,

September 23-25, 18th Annual Kaua`i Pow Wow in Paradise
The Kaua`i Powwow Council was established to to provide a cultural event, and a traditional Native American Powwow, for the Kaua`i community. Join us to celebrate. Info,

September 24-25 & 27-28 First & Second Degree Reiki Classes
First Degree Reiki on 24-25, and Second Degree Reiki, for students who have practiced First Degree Reiki for a minimum of three months on 27-28. At Happiness Planting Center in Lihu`e. Info and to register 256-8839,

Saturday, September 24, 7-9:30 am Bike Your Park – Koke`e
Kaua`i’s “Bike Your Park” event. Bicyclists are exploring parks and public lands with thousands of their friends across the country on the same day, the first ever Bike Your Park Day. Bring your friends and family and join the celebration of the National Park Service’s Centennial, Adventure Cycling’s 40th, and National Public Lands Day. This “Pedal to the Meadow” type ride has been registered with the non-profit Adventure Cycling Association, and the registrant has a chance to win an Adventure Cycling 40th anniversary Salsa Marrakesh touring bicycle. At Kekaha Neighborhood Center. Info

Saturday, September 24, 9am-Noon Sierra Club and Surfrider Beach Clean Up
Hanama`ulu Beach Clean Up. East Shore. Help protect marine life, the reef and ocean from litter and fishing net entanglement. Surfrider and Sierra Club team up for this effort. Turn makai in Hanama`ulu 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, refreshments provided. Info Judy Dalton 482-1129,

Saturday, September 24, 9am-3 pm Free Museum Day at Grove Farm
Grove Farm museum and the Waioli Mission House will also participate in the Smithsonian Magazine’s free museum day. Info 245-3202,,

Friday, September 30, 5:30-7 pm Talk Story on the Land-Experience Kahili at Dusk
Hawaiian Island Land Trust hike led by Angela Anderson, Kaua`i Island Director. Bring your swimsuit, towel and other beach essentials for a dip in Kilauea River. Light pupu and refreshments provided. $25 suggested donation. Info Angela Anderson 755-5707,,

Friday, September 30, 5:30-8 pm A Passion for Performance
A collaborative chef celebration of culinary fusion and musical excellence with Chef Sam Choy, and John Cruz. $100. At Marriott Courtyard Kapa`a. RSVP 320-3624

Friday, September 30, 7 pm Free Movie Night at Anaina Hou Community Park
The movie will be screened on the lawn at Kaua`i Mini Golf. Invest in a good blanket or beach chair. The community is encouraged to come early and save a spot! Refreshments and dinner will be available for purchase from the Anaina Hou Café and the film will begin around dusk. Info 828 2118,

September 30-October 1 Waimea HS Class of ’76 Reunion
Waimea High School Class of ’76 will be having its 40th class reunion in Hanapepe. Info Lisa 652-4748, Nadine at 346-2209

September 30-October 7, 26th Annual Hawaii International Tropical Fruit Conference
Starting on Kaua`i this 8 day conference then travels to Oahu, Molokai, Hilo and Kona for mini-conferences. For farmers, educators, orchard managers and proponents of sustainable agriculture. At Kaua`i Beach Resort. Info Ken Love 323-2417,,

Saturday, October 1, 5 pm St. Theresa Church 75th Jubilee Anniversary
Join us to help celebrate the 75th anniversary of St. Theresa’s Church on the feast day of our parish patron saint, St. Therese of Lisieux. Mass at 5 pm followed by ‘Pa`ina under the stars.’ Dinner tickets: $25 adults; $12.50 children (4-12) & seniors 75+; children under 3 Free. Info Chantal A. Duarte 634-0403,

October 1 & 2, 9am-5 pm, 20th Annual Coconut Festival
Celebrate all that is coconut with unique coconut crafts, coconut games, delicious coconut foods and contests with some of the best crafters, artists and entertainers in Hawaii!. Enjoy non-stop music, taiko drummers, hula, and fun. Live music Saturday and Sunday. At Kapa`a Beach Park in downtown Kapa‘a. Free

Sunday, October 2 Kaua`i Raceway ParkDay Race
Tech Inspection and Registration will begin at 8am. Timed Trials to begin at 10am. Competition to begin at 2pm. Gate entry $12, kids 12 yrs and under free, Military discount with ID. Schedule subject to change due to weather or track conditions-no refunds. Info 639-3965 (9am-6pm)

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


Monday to Thursday KPAL Youth Boxing
The Kaua`i Police Activities League (KPAL) Youth Boxing. Hanapepe: Tues, Weds and Thurs, 5:30-6:30 pm. At Hanapepe Gym 4405 Puolo Rd, Hanapepe. Lihu`e: Mon and Weds, Advanced Class, Kindergarten to 5th grade, 5-6 pm, 6th grade to High School, 6-7:30 pm. Tuesday and Thursday, Beginners Class, Kindergarten to 5th grade, 5-6 pm, 6th grade to High School 6-7:30 pm. At KPAL Youth Center in Lihu`e (Vicinity of Vidina Stadium). Info Officer Mitchell Collier 241-1641,,



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