Archive for "November, 2015"

Slack Key Guitar Concerts


Sunday Afternoons: 
Slack Key Guitar Concerts.  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts.  November 1 – Honoring Keli`i Mawae of Molokai (performed at Kaua`i Beach Resort); November 8 – Spirit of Slack Key; November 15 – From Mountain to Sea; November 22– Dreams Come True; November 29 – Tour of the Islands.  Tickets: $20 ($15 keiki/seniors).  The concerts are nahenahe – soft and sweet.  Slack key guitar and `ukulele in the real old style.  All traditional music with songs and stories of the islands, telling the history of this Hawaiian musical art form.  Voted 2014 Best Live Show in Hawai`i by Hawai`i Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards.  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

Na Keiki `O Ka Aina


Na Keiki `O Ka Aina (The Children of the Land).  Classes in Hawaiian and Polynesian Arts and Culture for Keiki & Adults.  Most Keiki classes are free, adult classes request a donation to the non-profit organization.  Located under the Whale Clock Tower in Kaua`i Village Shopping Center.  For more information and class schedules call (808) 821-1234 or visit

Xterra World Championship


Sunday, November 1: 
Xterra World Championship.  Grand finale of the Xterra World Tour of off-road triathlon qualifying events held February-September, 2015 in 32 countries. Other activities include: Free “How to” clinics, Xterra partner’s conference, Xterra Kapalua 5K/10K trail runs and dinners. The sport of Xterra has been recognized by the International Triathlon Union as “Cross Triathlon” and has the potential to become an Olympic Sport. Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, One Ritz-Carlton Dr., Lahaina.  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  For information call (877) 751-8880 or visit

Dessert Fantasy 2015


Sunday, November 1: 
Dessert Fantasy 2015. Along with decadent desserts, enjoy live entertainment, a silent auction and voting by the public for the best 2015 dessert. All proceeds from the event will stay in the islands and help support, “life without limits for people with disabilities.”  Advance Tickets are $25 per person, $15 children 6-12 years, (children 5 and under free). At the door, tickets will be $30 per adult.  Pacific Beach Hotel Grand Ballroom, 2490 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu. 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 532-6744 or visit

Wine Cheese, Chocolate, and More! Festival

Big Island

Sunday, November 1: 
Wine Cheese, Chocolate, and More! Festival.  A benefit for the Hilo Medical Center Foundation.  Enjoy superb wines, cold beer, fine cheeses, decadent chocolates, and delectable appetizers created with local ingredients, served by local physician waiters.  There will also be silent and live auctions.  For more information call (808) 935-2957 or visit

KanakAttack Entertainment presents Te Vaka


Sunday, November 1: 
KanakAttack Entertainment presents Te Vaka.  South Pacific Fusion, Original Contemporary Pacific Music.   Te Vaka, which means “The Canoe”, winner of Best Pacific Music awards in New Zealand and Hawai’i, is a mix of music, log drum, and dance traditions of Samoa, Tokelau, and New Zealand with the urban sounds of guitar, bass, and drum kit. Kaua`i Community Center for Performing Arts.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m., Show starts 7:30 p.m.  For tickets and information visit