All of this island’s songwriters and music composers motivated to share their creative talent are encouraged to participate in the upcoming Kaua’i Composers Contest and Concert . Submit an application on or before August 1, 2015. This popular event held September 21, 2015, 7 p.m. at Waimea Theatre encourages both amateur and professional composers of all ages who live on Kaua’i to participate and perform before an appreciative audience. Categories include Hawaiian, Contemporary Hawaiian, Open and Professional. Prizes and awards are presented.

Download an application for the event here: or contact Maka Herrod (808)651-1868

Kaua’i Mokihana Festival is a week-long celebration, Sept. 20-26, 2015, of Hawaiian culture and includes educational lectures, music and hula competitions at locations around the island of Kaua’i.



Sunday, Sept 20 Hawaiian Church Service

Monday, Sept 21 The Kaua’i Composer’s Contest and Concert

Tuesday, Sept 22 Children’s/Youth Music Competition

Tuesday, Sept 22 Under the Palms at Wailua

Wednesday, Sept 23 Hawaiian Cultural Event-TBA

Thursday, Sept 24 Hula Competition: Solo/Group Kahiko Nei

Friday, Sept 25 Hula Competition: Group `Auana

Saturday, Sept 26 Hula Competition: Solo `Auana & Finale