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Slack Key Guitar Concerts

Kauai

Tuesday Evenings:
Slack Key Guitar Concerts.
  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts. January 2 – Poina `Ole – Never to be Forgotten; January 9 – Aloha Music of Hawai`i; January 16 – Hawai`i’s Cowboy Music; January 23 – Gifts of the Ancestors; January 30 – For the Birds. 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.  Proceeds support Princeville at Hanalei Community Association and this program.  Princeville Community Center, 4334 Emmalani Dr., Princeville.  6 to 8 p.m.  For information and reservations call (808) 826-1469 or visit http://www.mcmasterslackkey.com/.

Kaua`i Voices Concert: A Banquet of Voices

Kauai

Friday – Sunday, January 19 – 21: 
Kaua`i Voices Concert:  A Banquet of Voices.
Kaua`i’s highly popular 50-member auditioned choral ensemble showcases its vocal versatility and diversity of styles, including classic contemporary, Latin rock, Broadway, African, jazz, gospel, Hawaiian, movies, Cuban, speaking choir, sound choir and classical.  St. Michael’s Church, 4364 Hardy Street, Lihue.  Show times are Friday & Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m.  Admission is $15 in advance, $20 at the door.  For tickets and information call (800) 838-3006 or visit http://kauaivoices.org/index.html.

E Kanekapila Kakou

Kauai

Throughout the Month of January:
E Kanekapila Kakou.
  A yearly line up of entertainment and musical education.  The event features performances of famous Hawaiian Music Entertainers but also workshops to learn songs they are known for or have written.  All events are held at Kaua`i Beach Resort, Jasmine Ballroom, 4331 Kaua`i Beach Dr., Lihue.   For information call (808) 245-2733 or email Carol Yatsuda at [email protected]. Here’s the lineup:

  • Sunday, January 14: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  EKK Music Workshops with Uncle George Kahumoku Jr.,  Max Angel, Sterling Seaton and Nancy Kahumoku.: 11 a.m. to noon – Beginning ‘Ukulele (Max); Noon to 1 p.m. – Slack Key ‘Ukulele (George); 1 to 2 p.m. – lunch & Hawaiian Songs & Singing; 2 to 3 p.m. – Slack Key Guitar C Tuning (Sterling); 2 to 3 p.m. – Beginning Slack Key Guitar (George); 3 to 4 p.m. – Hula (Nancy); Plus one-on-one lessons.  $85 per person, including lunch (need to place order).  Scholarships available for students – need to apply.  Inquire at [email protected] 
  • Monday, January 15, 6 to 9 p.m.  George Kahumoku, Jr., Sterling Seaton, Max Angel, Nancy Kahumoku
  • Monday, January 22, 6 to 9 p.m.  Jeff Peterson
  • Sunday, January 28, 2018, 7 to 9 p.m.  Ticketed Concert with Led Kaapana with Jesse Gregorio on bass. Preferred Seating $35, available at www.brownpapertickets.com; General Admission $30, available at Kaua`i Music & sound, Kamoa ‘Ukulele Company, Scotty’s Music House, Island Soap & Candleworks Koloa, Da Wine Shop, Kalaheo Café & Coffee Co., Banana Patch Gallery, Hawaiian Music Hut Princeville.
  • Monday, January 29, 6 to 9 p.m. Malie Foundation – “Community Hula Night”.

Princeville Night Market

Kauai

Sunday, January 14: 
Princeville Night Market.
  Discover over 40 local artisans and enjoy live music from several different bands. Princeville Shopping Center, 5-4280 Kuhio Hwy., Princeville. 4 to 8 p.m.  Free admission. For information call (808) 635-2572.

An Evening with Judy Collins

Kauai

Thursday, January 11: 
An Evening with Judy Collins.
  Blues Bear Hawai`i presents Singer-Songwriter and Folk Music Icon Judy Collins. Judy is on tour in support of her latest release “Strangers Again” a collection of duets with some of her favorite male artists, including Don Mclean, Michael McDonald, Jeff Bridges, Willie Nelson & Jackson Browne. Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable song writing and personal life triumphs.  Kaua`i Beach Resort, 4331 Kaua`i Beach Dr., Lihue.  For tickets and information visit https://bluesbearhawaii.com/products/judy-collins-kauai-gen-adm-thurs-jan-11-2018.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

Kauai

Sunday Afternoons: 
Slack Key Guitar Concerts
.  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts.  January 7 – `Ohana Slack Key; January 14 – Spirit of Slack Key; January 21 – Sweet Hawai`i Dreams; January 28 – Hanalei Slack Key.  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. Free gift drawing.  A portion of the proceeds supports the Hale Halawai `Ohana `O Hanalei.  Hanalei Family Community Center, 5-5299 Kuhio Hwy., Hanalei.  3 to 5 p.m.  For information and reservations call (808) 826-1469 or visit http://www.mcmasterslackkey.com/.

Old Town Kapa`a Art Walk

Kauai

Saturday, January 6:
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.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

Kauai

Friday Afternoons:
Slack Key Guitar Concerts.
  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts. January 5 – Honoring Keli`i Mawae of Molokai; January 12 – Heart of Slack Key; January 19 – Ahupua`a,- Island to the Sea; January 26 – Slack Key Tour of the Islands.  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/.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

Kauai

Wednesday Evenings: 
Slack Key Guitar Concerts.  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts.  January 3 – Whales Homecoming; January 10 – Hawai`i’s Sunset Music; January 17 – Kaua`i Slack Key; January 24 – Island of Peace; January 31 – In the Real Old Style. 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 All Saints’ Pipe Organ Restoration Project.  Free gift drawing.  All Saints’ Sanctuary, 4-1065 Kuhio Hwy., Kapa`a.  6 to 8 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/.