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Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar and Ukulele Concert – Sweet Hawaii Dreams

Kauai

January 21, 2020:
Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar and Ukulele Concert – Sweet Hawaii Dreams. Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly. Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 20+ yrs is 99.3% “Excellent, Highlight of our trip!”.
This concert will ‘Tune your world to Aloha’! Award winning concert artists Doug & Sandy McMaster have 11 CDs to perpetuate the knowledge and experience of the endangered artform of traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele. Guided by the kupuna (elders), they have dedicated their lives to continuing the family tradition of slack key music.
The Princeville community center is easy to find at 4334 Emmalani Drive in Princeville, Kauai. Turning into Princeville community, take the roundabout around and turn right on Emmalani Drive. The center is the first on your right and is located right next to Prince Albert Park. The concert is held in the Aloha Room.
Tickets and information at www.mcmasterslackkey.com or call (808) 826-1469
Accessible and Family Friendly Facility: This facility is accessible to all ages and abilities and is family friendly with nice grassy area, playground, and park for parents to take restless children during the concert and intermission. Birds in the trees around the center contribute to sweet slack key serenade and tradewinds flow through the windows and doors around the center.

E Kanikapila Kakou 2020 – “Hula, Mele & Moolelo” featuring the Malie Foundation Community Hula Night

Kauai

January 20, 2020:
E Kanikapila Kakou 2020 – “Hula, Mele & Moolelo” featuring the Malie Foundation Community Hula Night. “Hula, Mele & Moolelo” — opens its 37th season on Monday, January 20, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. with the Community Hula Night, a crowd favorite, hosted by the non-profit Malie Foundation under the leadership of Maka Herrod and Nathan Kalama. Four dynamite kumu hula will be teaching hula to guests during the first hour; all will be able enjoy two hours of show-your-stuff hula as all groups take turns dancing the hula they learned earlier. It’s a true delight for dancers and onlookers. The Jasmine Ballroom of the Kauai Beach Resort will be hopping with hundreds of hula dancers. All EKK gigs are held in the Jasmine Ballroom of the Kauai Beach Resort from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. A suggested donation in the calabash of $10 -$15 treats you to an unforgettable evening of aloha from the heart. A no-host bar and food concession in the ballroom operates throughout the event. All EKK events are open to the public. If you have a disability and need assistance please email Carol Yotsuda. E Kanikapila Kakou 2020 Hawaiian Music Program is funded in part by Hawaii Tourism’s through the Community Enrichment program, supported by the County of Kauai Office of Economic Development, the Kauai Beach Resort, and the Garden Island Arts Council and EKK supporters.

Kauai Voices sings MIXED PLATE!

Kauai

January 19, 2020:
Kauai Voices sings MIXED PLATE! Historic Waimea Theater KAUAI VOICES IS WHIPPING UP A GREAT SHOW FOR YOU! Just like the mixed plate menu choice at your favorite local restaurant, Kauai Voices is serving up five main courses of music in one great show!   MIXED PLATE, by Kauai Voices, the islands only auditioned community choir, will include music of blues, jazz, gospel, country and Hawaiian, providing you with delicious arrangements of songs from each genre.   Fifty voices strong, Kauai Voices will share the emotion, passion, joy and beauty of each style, highlighting their versatility in choral music. There will also be yummy side dishes of solo and small groups performances. Though the genres are very different, they actually compliment each other in a beautiful way, says Kauai Voices Artistic Director Randy Leonard.   We will weave them together and serve them up to you like only Kauai Voices can do!   A sampling of songs to be performed includes Aloha Kauai, Basin Street Blues, Mountain Music, Trouble The Water and Tuxedo Junction. Tickets are available online for $20 in advance and $30 for VIP Early Seating. Tickets will be available at the door for $25.

KCP Presents “The Rocky Horror Show”

Kauai

January 17, 2020 – February 02, 2020:
KCP Presents “The Rocky Horror Show”. This cult classic is over 40 years old and is playing to sold out audiences nationwide. Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. There will be audience participation! Don’t miss this amazing show! Directed by Jennifer Takenaka January 17th – February 2nd Thursday-Saturday at 7 PM & Sundays at 4 PM Tickets online: www.KauaiCommunityPlayers.org

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar and Ukulele Concert – Kauai Style

Kauai

January 14, 2020:
Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar and Ukulele Concert – Kauai Style. Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly. Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 20+ yrs is 99.3% “Excellent, Highlight of our trip!”.
This concert will ‘Tune your world to Aloha’! Award winning concert artists Doug & Sandy McMaster have 11 CDs to perpetuate the knowledge and experience of the endangered artform of traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele. Guided by the kupuna (elders), they have dedicated their lives to continuing the family tradition of slack key music.
The Princeville community center is easy to find at 4334 Emmalani Drive in Princeville, Kauai. Turning into Princeville community, take the roundabout around and turn right on Emmalani Drive. The center is the first on your right and is located right next to Prince Albert Park. The concert is held in the Aloha Room.
Tickets and information at www.mcmasterslackkey.com or call (808) 826-1469
Accessible and Family Friendly Facility: This facility is accessible to all ages and abilities and is family friendly with nice grassy area, playground, and park for parents to take restless children during the concert and intermission. Birds in the trees around the center contribute to sweet slack key serenade and tradewinds flow through the windows and doors around the center.

Princeville Night Market

Kauai

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.

Waimea Town Celebration: Heritage of Aloha

Kauai

January 09, 2020 – February 22, 2020:
Waimea Town Celebration: Heritage of Aloha.
Waimea Town Celebration:Heritage of Aloha (WTC) provides 9 days of culturally diverse events (33) for visitors and kamaaina to discover, experience and honor Hawaii’s cultures. WTC provides numerous interactive opportunities for all ages to enjoy. The Waimea Town Celebration:Heritage of Aloha events cover a range of elements; Cultural Practitioners(Music in the Park),Concert(Music in the Park, 2 day Hoolaulea), Sports(6-man Canoe regatta, Softball and basketball tournaments, 2k-5k-10k races, 12Mile bike race), Food and Spirits showcase(Kauai Cocktails and Cuisine and Hoolaulea), Film Festival(HIFF Hana Hou), Contests/Competition(Hat Lei, Ukulele, Ice-cream eating, Hot dog eating, Spam Musubi eating, Kim Chee eating), Child/Family friendly(Tales and Treats, Whacky Crazy rides Hoolaulea), Recognizing/Honoring(Ambassador of Aloha), Rodeo(Kauai High School Rodeo Association Rodeo). Kauai Products(Kauai Cocktails and Cuisine, Music in the Park,Vendor ally-Hoolaulea). Waimea Town Celebration’s goal is to ensure each of our events displays the values that we live by: laulima (cooperation), mooolelo (tradition), noeau (talent),ola kino (healthy living), aloha (inclusive of all) and aloha aina (stewards of the land). All these aspect play an important role in the preservation of our historic sites, paying tribute to those kupuna and ancestors that have shaped Kaua’i’s history and culture, providing avenues to share and continued evolution of diverse cultures that make up the current fabric of Kaua`i. Our festival gives visitors and other residents the opportunity to be immersed into a tight-knit community that is thriving and growing its rich culture of Kauai. All of the events of WTC is physically focused in the town Waimea, venues that are used throughout the week include Paulaula(aka Waimea Russian Fort), Historic Waimea Theater, Historic Waimea Sugar Mill, Waimea Historic informative board walk, Capt Cook Statue in Hofgaard park Salt Pond Beach, Waimea Pier, Kekaha Beach and The Waimea Plantation Cottages. The festival promotes Kauai and our island brand of Rejuvenation. www.waimeatowncelebration.com

New Year’s Eve Celebration @ Poipu Beach Park

Kauai

December 31, 2019:
New Year’s Eve Celebration @ Poipu Beach Park. Grab your lawn chairs and beach blankets and ring in the new year, Poipu style! Enjoy a family-themed movie at sunset on the large outdoor screen (titled to be determined) followed by a spectacular aerial display of fireworks at approximately 8:15pm, all in the gorgeous, ocean-side setting that Poipu Beach Park provides. You won’t be disappointed! The island’s most popular food trucks will be on hand to keep bellies happy by 5:00pm.
The Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration is FREE of charge and open to the public. Festivities will take place Tuesday, December 31st from 5:00-8:30pm on the grounds of Poipu Beach Park. The New Year’s Eve Celebration is a long-standing tradition in Poipu, hosted by the Poipu Beach Foundation in partnership with the Hawaii Tourism Authority and County of Kauai and made possible through the support and generosity of Kauai’s South Shore community.
For more information, visit www.poipubeach.org, www.kauaifestivals.com or on Instagram @PoipuBeachKauai.

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele – Honoring Raymond Kane

Kauai

December 29, 2019:
Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele – Honoring Raymond Kane. Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly. Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 20+ yrs is 99.3% “Excellent, Highlight of our trip!”.
This concert will ‘Tune your world to Aloha’! Award winning concert artists Doug & Sandy McMaster have 11 CDs to perpetuate the knowledge and experience of the endangered artform of traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele. Guided by the kupuna (elders), they have dedicated their lives to continuing the family tradition of slack key music.
The Hanalei community center is easy to find. In Hanalei, a block past the shopping center, turn towards the mountains at Malolo Rd. A small Hanalei Community Center sign is on the edge of Waioli Park soccer fields. Go 20 yards, turn left into the gravel parking area. The concert is in the brown building – Pohai Aloha (Circle of Aloha).
Tickets and information at www.McMasterSlackKey.com or call (808) 826-1469
Accessible and Family Friendly Facility: This facility is accessible to all ages and abilities and is family friendly with nice grassy area and lanai for parents to take restless children during the concert and intermission. Endangered birds such as the Hawaiian stilt, Hawaiian coot, Hawaiian duck, Kolea (golden plover), and nene (Hawaiian goose), Pueo (Hawaiian owl) make their homes here.

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele – For the Birds

Kauai

December 27, 2019:
Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele – For the Birds. Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly. Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 20+ yrs is 99.3% “Excellent, Highlight of our trip!”.
This concert will ‘Tune your world to Aloha’! Award winning concert artists Doug & Sandy McMaster have 11 CDs to perpetuate the knowledge and experience of the endangered artform of traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele. Guided by the kupuna (elders), they have dedicated their lives to continuing the family tradition of slack key music.
The Hanalei community center is easy to find. In Hanalei, a block past the shopping center, turn towards the mountains at Malolo Rd. A small Hanalei Community Center sign is on the edge of Waioli Park soccer fields. Go 20 yards, turn left into the gravel parking area. The concert is in the brown building – Pohai Aloha (Circle of Aloha).
Tickets and information at www.McMasterSlackKey.com or call (808) 826-1469
Accessible and Family Friendly Facility: This facility is accessible to all ages and abilities and is family friendly with nice grassy area and lanai for parents to take restless children during the concert and intermission. Endangered birds such as the Hawaiian stilt, Hawaiian coot, Hawaiian duck, Kolea (golden plover), and nene (Hawaiian goose), Pueo (Hawaiian owl) make their homes here.