Archive for "May, 2019"

Second Saturday at Warehouse 3540


Saturday, May 11: 
Second Saturday at Warehouse 3540. 
This is a great family-friendly event in a cool old warehouse converted into a community space on the south side, with vendors, shops, food trucks, and live music. Warehouse 3540, 3540 Koloa Rd., Kalaheo.  6 to 9 p.m.  For information visit

Kaua`i Island Crafters Fair


Saturdays, May 11, 18 & 25: 
Kaua`i Island Crafters Fair. 
Shop with confidence and enjoy the wide array of local Kaua`i artisans and crafters that the Kaua`i Island Crafters Fair bring to their monthly events. Each artisan and crafter showcases their high standards of quality made craftsmanship into their work. Original and fine products such as Ni`ihau & sunrise shell jewelry, bone carvings, water color paintings & prints, note cards, sun catchers, American traditional & Hawaiian quilts & futons & blankets, sewn gifts, fragrant floral soaps, wearable art, Hawaiian print towel wraps, Hawaiian tapa prints & bags, just to name a few. Church of the Pacific, 4520 Kapaka St., Princeville.  For information call (808) 635-4314 or visit

Second Saturdays at Hawai`i State Art Museum


Saturday, May 11: 
Second Saturdays at Hawai`i State Art Museum. 
Free hands-on art activities for all ages are hosted in the first floor Multipurpose Room. All materials are provided. Hawai`i State Art Museum, 250 South Hotel St., Honolulu. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., or while supplies last.  For information call (808) 589-9959 or visit

Kona Orchid Society Orchid Show, Plant & Craft Sale

Big Island

Friday & Saturday, May 10 & 11: 
Kona Orchid Society Orchid Show, Plant & Craft Sale.
Featuring orchid vendors from all over the island with exotic orchid species and exciting new hybrids. Orchid Growing Classes begin on the hour, from 11 3 p.m. Many handmade craft items, jewelry and fine art, and many types of plants available for sale. Old Airport Beach Park’s Maka`eo pavilion, 75-5560 Kuakini Hwy., Kailua-Kona. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Free admission. For more information call (808) 333-0889, or visit

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 8:15 a.m. Rental bikes available. Get updates on all the BikeWorks activities on the Emily T Gail Show at under the lineup or visit Queens Marketplace, Waikoloa Beach Rd. For information about other community rides and/or bike routes call BikeWorks at (808) 886-5000.

Kanikapila with Wes Awana and Friends

Big Island

Every Tuesday: 
Kanikapila with Wes Awana and Friends. 
Kanikapila jam sessions 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. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Admission is free, donations are gratefully accepted. Park entrance fees may apply. For information call (808) 967-8222 or visit

Slack Key Guitar Concerts


Tuesday Evenings: 
Slack Key Guitar Concerts.
  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts. May 7 – Hanalei Slack Key; May 14 – Honoring Keli`i Mawae of Molokai; May 21 –Heart of Slack Key; May 28 – Poina `Ole – Never to be Forgotten. 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

Niaulani Nature Walk

Big Island

Every Monday:
Niaulani Nature Walk.
  A free, guided rain forest tour in Volcano. This one-hour nature walk travels through a lush portion of an old-growth Hawaiian rain forest on an easy, 1/7-mile loop trail. The walk introduces visitors to the native plants and birds of Volcano. Guides focus on the biological, ecological, and geological features of the area, and the cultural usages of flora and fauna by native Hawaiians. Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Rd., Volcano Village. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Free; donations welcome. For more information call (808) 967-8222 or visit

Historic Waimea Walking Tour


Every Monday: 
Historic Waimea Walking Tour.
  Take a 2.5 hour walk back through time in the place where Captain Cook first landed in Waimea.  Where the agricultural landscape changed from taro to rice to corn, watered by an intricate ditch system with a marvelous history dating back to the time of the legendary menehune. Learn about the last King of Kaua`i, the missionaries, and other famous citizens of Waimea and the landmarks they left behind. Enjoy a taste of the past in one of the most historic towns in all of Hawai`i. Registration is required for participation and special group tours are available. West Kaua`i Technology & Visitor Center, 9565 Kaumuali`i Hwy., Waimea. 8:30 a.m. Reservations required no later than 3:30 p.m. Friday before that Monday to schedule a tour.  For reservations and information call (808) 338-1332 or visit

MAPA’s Spring Extravaganza 2019


Saturday & Sunday, May 4 & 5: 
MAPA’s Spring Extravaganza 2019. 
Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA) presents four spectacular shows for the entire family.  Opening the weekend on Saturday at 12:30 p.m., MAPA’s annual recital features dancers of all ages strutting their stuff in hip hop, jazz, ballet, and contemporary.  On Saturday at 7:30 p.m., MAPA’s most experienced dancers present extraordinary original choreography in the MOVES dance concert, featuring guest appearances by some of Mau`i’s favorite dance companies.  On Sunday at 12:30 p.m., MAPA dancers of all ages will continue strutting their stuff in hip hop, jazz, ballet, and contemporary.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, One Cameron Wy., Kahului.   For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit