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Art Kauai 2019

Kauai

September 14, 2019 – October 25, 2019:
Art Kauai 2019. The Kauai Society of Artists presents its 34th Annual Art Kauai, the premier juried exhibition of the year. The Juror for 2019 is Tiffany DeEtte Shafto from the Big Island. The finest artists on Kauai will submit work for this popular visual 2d and 3d art exhibition. Artwork may include ceramics, fiber, glass, mixed media, painting, sculpture and wood. The exhibition is free of charge and open to the public. Opening Reception is Friday, Sept 13 from 5-8 pm. Over $2,000 in cash awards will be presented to the top artwork chosen by the Juror. Since 1983, KSA is a non-profit organization supporting fine arts on “The Garden Island”.

NTBG Free Weekly Hula Show

Kauai

September 12, 2019 – December 26, 2019:
NTBG Free Weekly Hula Show. Come out the National Tropical Botancial Garden South Shore Visitors Center and experience a traditional hula performance. Halau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leinaala will perform a traditional Hula show highlighting the wahi pane, sacred places, of Kauai along with intriguing stories of the Hawaiian people and their connections with the gardens. Dancers will be accompanied by live Hawaiian music. Plus while you are there take time to enjoy McBryde and Allerton Gardens with tours happening throughout the day.

Princeville Night Market

Kauai

September 08, 2019 – January 12, 2020:
Princeville Night Market. The Princeville Night Market brings together Kauai’s finest artisans for an evening of shopping, live music, and food trucks. You’ll find a diverse collection of more than 40 Kauai artisans, ranging from paintings and wood carvings to hot sauce and handmade soap all Made in Hawaii. Enjoy dinner or a sweet treat from the featured food trucks and dessert vendors, and round out the evening by soaking up the sounds of one of our 3 musicians. There are also several restaurant options for those who prefer a sit-down meal. This free and family friendly market is on the second Sunday of every month from 4-8pm at the Princeville Shopping Center.

Kalakea Anahola Farmers Market

Kauai

September 08, 2019 – November 24, 2019:
Kalakea Anahola Farmers Market. Open from 10am-2pm on Sundays, with locally farmed produce, meats, fish, and other foods; as well as crafts and gifts made by Kauai artisans, and live Tahitian drumming performances throughout the day. Free Parking and Keiki Friendly Our market has a rotating collection of farmers, food vendors, crafters, makers, and artists every week in addition to our regular vendors. Every market offers a whole new experience and wondrous finds. Come visit us every Sunday to shop local, support Kauai’s farmers and artisans, and to see what’s new at the market.
Directions: Coming from the South (headed North) As you pass through Anahola, Whaler’s General Store will be on your right and Kalalea Juice Hale will be on your left. Keep going north, passing Aliomanu Rd on your right and your next left will be Hokualele Rd, turn left onto Hokualele Rd and the market will be on your left as you turn in. Coming from the North (headed South)Heading South from Kilauea, you will pass Moloa’a Sunrise Fruit Stand on your left. This is about 2.3 miles away from the market.

Tropical Horticulture Garden Work Day

Kauai

September 02, 2019:
Tropical Horticulture Garden Work Day. The National Tropical Botanical Garden on the South Shore of Kauai is seeking environmental & conservation-minded volunteers to aid in the care and maintenance of our unique living collections.
We offer service options for visiting volunteers in McBryde Garden, which is a veritable botanical ark of tropical flora and home to the largest ex-situ collection of native Hawaiian flora in existence. Submerge yourself in the tropical flora of the vast McBryde Garden as an assistant to our Horticulture staff.
McBryde Garden volunteers experience an adventure under a canopy of tropical plants. If you’re seeking full exposure with nature, while performing light to moderate physical activity, you’re a great fit.
Under the heat of the sun, or the misting light rain, you may be helping maintain one of several trails, exhibit beds, removing weeds, raking, or participate in a mulching day!
Service tasks vary with weather and plant growth. This assignment is perfect for the volunteer who is flexible and willing to help where needed.
Please come prepared for the elements, and bring a refillable water bottle and snacks or lunch. Closed-toe shoes are required (covered shoes – such as a tennis shoe or hiking boot, no strap sandals).
Email volunteer@ntbg.org Telephone 808-762-1417 or Register online by following this link: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=1106468613
Visiting volunteers or ‘1 time’ volunteers are welcome! 3-4 hour minimum commitment
Volunteers for McBryde Garden will drive to NTBG Headquarters located at 3530 Papalina Road in Kalaheo. 

Moananuiakea – documentary and Q&A with Hokulea crew

Kauai

August 31, 2019:
Moananuiakea – documentary and Q&A with Hokulea crew. This powerful documentary celebrates Hōkūleʻa’s historic Mālama Honua worldwide voyage that connected countless individuals and communities from around the globe. It was a voyage that also represented the fulfillment of the vision of Nainoa Thompson and his contemporaries—the passing of the mantle to the next generation of kānaka maoli who will retain the skills of their ancestors and perpetuate this tradition for generations to come. Rated PG/153 min. Screenings will be followed by a Q&A with members of Hōkūleʻa crew.

Pilgrimage of Compassion

Kauai

August 25, 2019:
Pilgrimage of Compassion. Pilgrimage of Compassion at the Lawai International Center on Sunday, August 25th from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm with the program starting at 2:30 pm. World-renowned shakuhachi (ancient Japanese flute) by Grand Master Riley Lee, drumming by Taiko Kauai, bonsai exhibit, ikebana demos, lei making, coconut weaving, bake sale, silent auction, taro and mochi pounding, cultural and culinary demos. Donations are accepted with gratitude. The GPS address for the Center is 3381 Wawae Road, Kalaheo, HI 96741. Contact paradisekauai@yahoo.com, text or call 808-639-5952, www.lawaicenter.org for more information and ADA assistance.

Moonlight & Music

Kauai

August 17, 2019:
Moonlight & Music. Join National Tropical Botanical Garden for the Annual Moonlight & Music Fundraiser in the McBryde Garden on Saturday, August 17th 2019. With great pleasure we are proud to announce Koloa Rum Company as our Presenting Sponsor this year! Kauai`s premier gala event features dinner and dancing under the stars and benefits the critical plant conservation, research and educational efforts of NTBG. Sip cocktails and have dinner in one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the world. Bid on unique garden-themed items in the silent auction. Dance the night away.

Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair 2019

Kauai

August 15, 2019 – August 18, 2019:
Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair 2019. Four days of fun, food, farming and great entertainment for the whole family! Our fair features floral and cooking demonstrations, hula halau exhibition, petting zoo, carnival, great island food and much more! This is a community wide event with a focus on agriculture, with overall proceeds going to the Kauai County Farm Bureau, and program proceeds going to 4-H and other agricultural commodity and hobbyist groups growing everything from tropical flowers, to orchids, taro and bonsai. Entry is only 3 & under free; 4-12 yrs $3, seniors (65+) $5 and adults $6, plenty of parking,local entertainment, rides and attractions and selfie contest, Keiki talent showcase, fruit and vegetable competition! https://kauaifarmfair.org/

Princeville Night Market

Kauai

August 11, 2019:
Princeville Night Market. The Princeville Night Market brings together Kauai’s finest artisans for an evening of shopping, live music, and food trucks. You’ll find a diverse collection of more than 40 Kauai artisans, ranging from paintings and wood carvings to hot sauce and handmade soap all Made in Hawaii. Enjoy dinner or a sweet treat from the featured food trucks and dessert vendors, and round out the evening by soaking up the sounds of one of our 3 musicians. There are also several restaurant options for those who prefer a sit-down meal. This free and family friendly market is on the second Sunday of every month from 4-8pm at the Princeville Shopping Center.