Archive for "February, 2016"

Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Concert

Maui

Every Wednesday:
Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Concert. 
Host and slack key guitar master George Kahumoku, Jr. is joined by various renowned slack key masters who are true ambassadors of their music, their culture and their land for an evening of traditional Hawaiian songs and authentic “talk-story”.  February 2 – No Concert Scheduled; February 3 – Jeff Peterson; February 10 – Nathan Aweau; February 17 – Mark Yamanaka; February 24 – Ken Emerson. Seating is limited. Dinner/Show packages are available. Located at the Pavilion at the Napili Kai Beach Resort, Napili. 7:30 p.m. For tickets and information call (888) 669-3858 or visit www.slackkeyshow.com.

Helping Paws Visitor Volunteer Program

Maui

Every Wednesday and Thursday: 
Helping Paws Visitor Volunteer Program.  Do you miss your pet when traveling? Visitors can offer a “helping paw” to homeless animals at the Maui Humane Society shelter, located in Pu`unene (central Maui), on Mokulele Hwy. between Kihei and Kahului. 1 to 3 p.m. Help with such activities as walking dogs, bathing puppies, brushing cats, or playing with puppies and kittens. Arrive by 1 p.m. and wear close-toed shoes and comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty. For Maui visitors only.  Children age 10 to 17 are welcome when accompanied by a supervising adult for the duration. Advance reservations required.  Register online at MauiHumaneSociety.org, “Get Involved/Volunteer/HelpingPawsVisitorProgram”.

Kanikapila with Wes Awana and Friends

Big Island

Every Tuesday
Kanikapila with Wes Awana and Friends.  Kanikapila jam sessions are held on Monday evenings, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. and are open to all musicians.  Bring your own instrument and enjoy ‘garage style’ jamming.  Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus, Great Room of the Admin Building Volcanoes National Park.  Free, however donations are gratefully accepted. Park fees apply. For information call (808) 967-8222 or visit www.volcanoartcenter.org.

Kilauea Art Night

Kauai

Saturday, February 27: 
Kilauea Art Night.  Discover locally made pottery, wood work, original fine art, jewelry, organic skincare, handmade soaps, wish trees, apparel, chocolates and more. There is a wide variety of food vendors from around Kaua`i. Enjoy dinner listening to live music. Don’t miss the Keiki Fire & Light performance at 7 p.m. on the back lawn.  Historic Stone Building, 4270 Kilauea Rd., Kilauea.  4 to 8 p.m.  Free admission.  For information call (808) 635-2572.

A Kaua`i Food Tour on the North Shore

Kauai

Tuesday, February 2: 
A Kaua`i Food Tour on the North Shore.  Hop in your car and follow the guide on a tasting adventure through Kaua`i’s lush North Shore, including tastings at five stops, and ending at a farmers market. Experience out-of-the way establishments, taste products made with exotic fruit, sample Hawaiian food, meet farmers and food artisans, and more.  11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $120.  For reservations, information and meeting location in Hanalei, call (888) 431-6660 or visit www.tastingkauai.com.

BikeWorks Beach & Sport – Queens Marketplace

Big Island

Every Tuesday Morning: 
BikeWorks Beach & Sport – Queens Marketplace. Free fun road ride for cyclists of all levels at 8:30 a.m. Rental bikes available. Get Updates on all the BikeWorks activites on the Emily T Gail Show at www.espnhawaii.com under the lineup or visit www.bikeworkshawaii.com. Queens Marketplace, Waikoloa Beach Rd. For information about other community rides and/or bike routes call BikeWorks at (808) 886-5000.

Te Ao Maohi: The Land of the Natives

Oahu

Every Monday: 
Te Ao Maohi: The Land of the Natives.  Experience the Culture and Traditions of the Polynesian people, as well as the stories of Polynesia’s ancestors.  The Shops at Mauna Lani, 68-1330 Mauna Lani Dr., Kohala Coast. 7 p.m.  For information visit www.teeaoteturama.com.

Emily T. Gail Talks Story

Big Island

The “Emily T. Gail Talks Story” show is found on espnhawaii.com on line, all the time and via Facebook/emilytgailtalkstory and a free iTunes podcast. Emily “talks story​”​ with recreational, high school and professional athletes, along with coaches, parents, organizers and members of print and broadcast media. She talks about all sports, at all levels and how high school, college, major league and recreational sports play an important part in communities.  Sponsored by Aloha Big Island Visitor Guide.  Updates on many local events in February including the 25th Amer Ari Intercollegiate Invitational at Waikoloa Beach Resort Kings’ Course for Division I college golf teams, February 4-6 where spectators are welcome. Also info on golf specials like Family Golf days at Waikoloa Beach Resort, where, after 3:30 p.m., 9 holes for keiki is $25 with free rental clubs and accompanying adult $50. Waikoloa Kings’ Course has extended their popular summertime Family Golf Days to year round furthering their commitment to foster family and junior golf.  Every day after 3:30pm junior golfers can play 9 holes for $25 with complimentary Nike Junior rental clubs and $50 for accompanying adult with $25 rental clubs. Updates on free Queens Marketplace Entertainment at Center Court. Contact Emily at (808) 896-6780 or emilytgail@emilys.org​.

Historic Waimea Walking Tour

Kauai

Every Monday: 
Historic Waimea Walking Tour.  Take a 3 hour walk back through time in the place where Captain Cook first landed in Waimea.  Learn about the last King of Kaua`i, the missionaries, and other famous citizens of Waimea and the landmarks they left behind. West Kaua`i Technology & Visitor Center, 9565 Kaumuali`i Hwy., Waimea. 8:30 a.m. Reservations required no later than 4 p.m. Friday before that Monday to schedule a tour.  For reservations and information call (808) 338-1332 or visit www.westkauaivisitorcenter.org/walkingtour.

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 who named it Ha`aheo `O Hawai`i (Pride of Hawai`i), but was wrecked in 1824. It cost about $50,000 to build, and about the same amount for luxury furnishing. 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 www.kauaimuseum.org.