July 24, 2018 All Day
Koloa Plantation Days, July 20-29, 2018
For more information and to sign up for many events visit, http://www.koloaplantationdays.com
9 am – Koloa Plantation Days Heritage Craft Fair – Hosted by Grand Hyatt Kauai. Experience a part of Hawaii’s past, present and future through crafts, demonstrations and music. Crafters will share kapa, Hawaiian print bags, children’s items, jewelry, wood carvings, specialty soaps and fragrances, island jams and jellies and photographs. Learn about Niihau shell leis, listen to Hawaiian contemporary music (from 9:30am to 3:30pm) at Seaview Terrace and share stories of Hawaii.
5 pm – Historic Tour of McBryde Garden and Talk Story – Hosted by National Tropical Botanical Garden.
Meet at the National Tropical Botanical Garden South Shore Visitors Center for a free historic tour of McBryde Garden and talk story about its plantation past. A unique tour just for Plantation Days, new this year. Advance reservations requested as space is limited.
5 pm – Historic Sugar Exhibit – Hosted by The Shops at Kukui’ula.
Historic Sugar Exhibit Hosted by The Shops at Kukui’ula. The Historic Sugar Exhibit – PLANTATION MUSEUM – features portraits of plantation life by photographer Carol Ann Davis, along with a century of archival images from the plantation era courtesy of Grove Farm Homestead Museum. The exhibit also includes artifacts from plantation camp life provided by local families and the Grove Farm Homestead Museum. Volunteers and docents, authors, and historians from the KAUAI HISTORICAL SOCIETY, established in 1914, will share Koloa’s cultural traditions, people, and stories of Old Koloa. Grove Farm’s “Long Sugar” and “Sweet Refrain” movies will alternate showings throughout the week. Museum and Book Store open daily from 5pm to 9pm through Friday, July 28. FREE – Museum located across from the Lanai Restaurant in Suite B119. For more information contact Kauai Historical Society at 808-245-3373.
7:30 pm – Polynesian Revue & Fire Dancing – Hosted by Poipu Shopping Village.
A journey of dance through the Polynesian islands with award-winning performers of Urahutia Productions, under the direction of Mi Nei Oliver Martins, Miss Garden Isle 2004 and 27-time 1st Place Tahitian Solo Dance winner. This performance is free and fun for the whole family — a great opportunity for dinner and a show. Come early to secure a seat – this is a popular show. Additional parking and a free shuttle will be available beginning at 6 p.m. Just follow the signs on Kiahuna Plantation Drive to Kiahuna Golf Club’s parking lot. The shuttle will be running until 11 p.m.