Anuehea will appear with other musical guests on New Year’s Eve at Po`ipu Beach Park. Courtesy photo

Kalapaki Joe’s and Poipu Beach Resort Association Announce

2nd Annual New Year’s Eve Music Fest

And Fireworks Celebration at Poipu Beach Park

 Kalapaki Joe’s in partnership with Poipu Beach Resort Association is hosting the New Year’s Eve celebration on December 31, 2012 at Poipu Beach Park.  The event, which is complimentary and open to the public begins at 5:00 pm with live local music, food booths, keiki (children’s) tent, and culminates with a spectacular fireworks show at 9:20 pm.

The Kalapaki Joe’s Music Fest features bands from the Islands including Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winning musician Anuhea.  Known for blending engaging lyrics, acoustic soul, pop, rap and reggae, Anuhea has earned the reputation as Hawaii’s number one female artist.  Other performers include Kauai’s Revival and Hawaiian Surf Legend Titus Kinimaka.  The melodic acoustic sounds of Dustin Thomas who is back in the Islands after a West Coast tour will open and close the music festival.

New Year's Eve fireworks

New Year’s Eve fireworks at Po`ipu Beach. Courtesy photo

Food Booths are set up around the main county pavilion at Poipu Beach Park and spotlight local fare for families from members of the Poipu Beach Resort Association.  Food vendors include Kalapaki Joe’s, Keokis Paradise, Chalupas, and Pacos Tacos.

The Keiki Tent, sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of Kauai, is located next to the beach playground and features Hawaiian games and much more.  The tent is complimentary to the public, but donations to the club are highly recommended.

The fireworks show is hosted by Poipu Beach Resort Association and is a long-standing New Year’s Eve tradition in Poipu. Numerous sponsors from the Southside community, as well as the County of Kauai support this fun filled family event.

Parking in the Poipu area is on a first come first serve basis.  Please be mindful of no parking signage.

Please call Poipu Beach Resort Association at 808-742-7444 if you would like to request an ASL Interpreter, materials in an alternate format, or other auxiliary aid support seven calendar days before the event.

Kalapaki Joe’s is located in Lihue at Harbor Mall across from beautiful Kalapaki Bay and on the Southside on Poipu Road just minutes from the world famous