Archive for "August, 2017"

Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk

Kauai

Friday Evenings:
Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk. 
Stroll through the many art galleries in historic Old Town Hanapepe and meet the local artists from 6 to 9 p.m.  Enjoy shopping at local vendors, several restaurants, art galleries, stilt walkers, classic cars, live music and entertainment.  For information call (808) 335-6469.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

Kauai

Friday Afternoons:
Slack Key Guitar Concerts.
  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts. September 1 – Ahupua`a,- Island to the Sea; September 8 – Slack Key Tour of the Islands; September 15– Legends of Slack Key; September 22 – Honoring Keli`i Mawae of Moloka`i; September 29 – Heart of Slack Key.  Free gift drawing.  Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele concerts featuring songs and stories telling its history.  Tickets $25 general admission, $20 Ages 13-19 & over 50, keiki under 5 free.  A portion of the proceeds support the Hale Halawai Ohana `O Hanalei.  Hanalei Family Community Center, 5-5299 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei.  4 to 6 p.m.  For information and reservations call (808) 826-1469 or visit http://www.mcmasterslackkey.com/.

Ha`aheo `O Hawai`i Exhibit

Kauai

Daily:
Ha`aheo `O Hawai`i Exhibit.
  Cleopatra’s Barge was an opulent yacht built in Massachusetts in 1816. It became The Royal Yacht of King Kamehameha II but was wrecked in 1824. It cost about $50,000 to build, and about the same amount for luxury furnishings. Marvel at the opulence of this beautifully crafted ship, whose splendor was breathtaking for its day.  Kaua`i Museum, 4428 Rice St., Lihue.  Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., every day except Sundays.  Admission is $10 adults, $6 students 13-17 years, $2 Children 6 – 12 years, 5 years and under free.  For information call (808) 245-6931 or visit http://www.kauaimuseum.org/.

Kaua`i Marathon and Half Marathon

Kauai

Sunday, September 3:
Kaua`i Marathon and Half Marathon.
  Kaua`i’s tropical paradise is the backdrop for this world-class event. The Kaua`i Marathon and Half Marathon participants pass hula dancers and Taiko drum troupes along the course while viewing striking mountain and ocean views.   The marathon and half-marathon events begin on Poipu Road in front of the Poipu Shopping Village. Participants must attend the Expo, occurring Friday & Saturday (see event information above), to pick up race packet and bib.  The marathon finisher’s party and awards ceremony is located on the oceanfront lawn at The Sheraton Kaua`i Resort, 2440 Ho`onani Rd., Koloa, beginning at 8 a.m. Marathon time is 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Registration Fee (see website).  For more information and to register visit http://www.thekauaimarathon.com/.

Wilcox Health Sports & Fitness Expo

Kauai

Friday & Saturday, September 1 & 2:
Wilcox Health Sports & Fitness Expo.  Savvy fitness enthusiasts and families from all over the U.S. and several countries will gather on Kaua`i to see and sample the latest in athletic footwear, apparel, fitness equipment, nutrition, and cross training prior to experiencing The Kaua`i Marathon and Half Marathon.  Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa, 1071 Poipu Rd., Koloa.  Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Old Town Kapa`a Art Walk

Kauai

Saturday, September 2:
Old Town Kapa`a Art Walk. 
Kapa`a Town goes all out for its First Saturday of every month Art Walk. The main street is lined with vendors selling Kaua`i Arts and crafts, with some of Kaua`i’s best musicians and bands playing up and down the street. There are lots of shops and restaurants to choose from. It’s great fun for the whole family and a great way to see Kaua`i life whether you are a visitor or resident.  Kapa`a Town. 5 to 9 p.m.  Free.

Augie T’s “Laugh Da Island Way” Comedy Tour

Big Island

Friday & Saturday, September 1 & 2: 
Augie T’s “Laugh Da Island Way” Comedy Tour.
  Laugh until your sides ache, with one of Hawai`i’s favorite comedians.  Augie T was named funniest comic in Hawai`i by the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and Midweek.  His work has been recognized as best comedy show by Honolulu Magazine, topped the DVD sales charge, and won two Hawai`i Music Awards and two Na Hoku Hanahano awards.  Emeka’s Pa`ina Room, 75-143 Hualalai Rd., #105, Kailua-Kona.  8 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 371-1928 or visit http://www.augiet.com/.  A benefit for B.R.A.V.E. Hawai`i, Hawai`i’s anti-bullying campaign.

Free Movie Night – Peanuts Movie

Kauai

Friday, September 1:
Free Movie Night – Peanuts Movie
:  Bring your blankets, lounge on the lawn and enjoy an evening under the stars. Refreshments and dinner are available through the Café.  Anaina Hou Community Park, home of Kaua`i Mini Golf, 5-2723 Kuhio Hwy., Kilauea.  Movie begins at dusk, approximately 6:30 p.m.  Free admission.  For more information call (808) 828-2118 or visit http://anainahou.org/.

Aloha Fridays at Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park

Big Island

Every Friday:
Aloha Fridays at Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park.
  A free hands-on demonstration lesson is given in a cultural craft that varies each week. Volcano Art Center Gallery porch in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Free (donations welcome); park entrance fees may apply. For information call (808) 967-8222 or visit http://volcanoartcenter.org/.

The Emily T Gail Show

Big Island

The Emily T Gail Show, aka “Emily T. Gail Talks Story” show is available at www.EmilyTGailTalkStory.podomatic.com  online 24/7 and via https://www.facebook.com/emilytgailtalkstory/ and a free iTunes podcast. Emily “talks story​”​ ​about sports, recreation and community events in communities where Emily is involved: Island of Hawai`i and Detroit, her home town.  Sponsored by Aloha Big Island Visitor Guide, ​Emily ​has ​updates on ​events on Hawai`i’s Big Island at Waikoloa Beach Resort​ including the Queens Marketplace Pavilion Entertainment and Kings’ Shops Center Court Entertainment, at the Mauna Lani Resort including the Shops at Mauna Lani, Mauna Kea Resort and Kailua Village. Emily talks with people involved with events and activities for the ​Waikoloa Dry Forest ​Initiative, PATH-Connecting People and Places, Hawai`i Cycling Club, Hawai`i Wildlife Center, Daniel R Sayre Foundation, Big Island Mountain Biking, the Bike Works community bike rides and much more.  Contact Emily at (808) 896-6780 or [email protected].