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The 9th Annual Anahola Prince Kuhio Day Celebration

Kauai

Saturday, March 16: 
The 9th Annual Anahola Prince Kuhio Day Celebration.
  This event will reaffirm the leadership, stewardship, and vision of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana`ole and his legacy in perpetuating the growth of healthy Hawaiian community on `aina ho`opulapula (homesteads land).  Participate in a day of fun filled activities. There will be educational, cultural, health and wellness exhibits for the whole family. Enjoy live music, entertainment, and hula performances in celebrating the past and embracing the future of Prince Kuhio’s legacy. There will also be food and craft booths too.  Ho`okupu (offering) protocol ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Admission is free. This is an alcohol and drug free event.  Anahola Beach Park, Anahola. Directions: turn makai (towards ocean) from highway 56 on to Anahola Road. 11 to 4 p.m. For information call (808) 392-6119. 

Princeville Night Market

Kauai

Sunday, March 10: 
Princeville Night Market.
Discover over 40 local artisans and enjoy live music from several different bands. Princeville Shopping Center, 5-4280 Kuhio Hwy., Princeville. 4 to 8 p.m.  Free admission. For information call (808) 635-2572.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

Kauai

Sunday Afternoons: 
Slack Key Guitar Concerts. 
Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts.  March 3 – For the Birds; March 10 – `Ohana Slack Key; March 17 – Spirit of Slack Key; March 24 – Legends of Slack Key; March 31 – Your Island of Peace.  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. Free gift drawing.  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 www.mcmasterslackkey.com.

Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana`ole

Kauai

Saturday, March 9: 
Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana`ole.
  Kaua`i Museum hosts the celebration of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana`ole. Born on March 26, 1871 in Kukui`ula, Koloa on Kaua`i. An heir to King Kaumuali`i the last King of Kaua`i. Educated on O`ahu, California and England, he returned to take a prominent role in government. He established the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act in 1921. Kaua`i Museum, 4428 Rice St., Lihue. 10:30 a.m. to noon.  For information call (808) 245-6931 or visit www.kauaimuseum.org.

Second Saturday at Warehouse 3540

Kauai

Saturday, March 9:
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 www.warehouse3540.com.

Weekly Hula Shows

Kauai

Thursday Afternoons: 
Weekly Hula Shows.
  See traditional hula shows highlighting wahi pane (sacred places) of Kaua`i along with intriguing stories of the Hawaiian people and their connections with the gardens.  Dancers will be accompanied by live Hawaiian Music.  National Tropical Botanical Garden, South Shore Visitors Center, 4425 Lawai Rd., Koloa (across from Spouting Horn). 2 to 2:45 p.m.  Free admission.  For information, call (808) 332-7324, ext 275 or visit www.ntbg.org.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

Kauai

Tuesday Evenings: 
Slack Key Guitar Concerts.
  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts. March 5 – Honoring Raymond Kane; March 12 – Aloha Music of Hawai`i; March 19 –Hawai`i’s Cowboy Music; March 26 – Ahupua`a – Mountain to Sea. 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 www.mcmasterslackkey.com.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

Kauai

Wednesday Evenings: 
Slack Key Guitar Concerts. 
Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts.  March 6 – Whales Homecoming; March 13 – Hawai`i’s Sunset Music; March 20 – Kaua`i’s Slack Key; March 27 – Sweet Hawai`i Dreams. 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.   A portion of the proceeds support All Saints’ Pipe Organ Restoration Project.  Free gift drawing.  All Saints’ Church, 4-1065 Kuhio Hwy., Kapa`a.  6 to 8 p.m.  For information and reservations call (808) 826-1469 or visit www.mcmasterslackkey.com.

Weekly Tahitian Dance Camp

Kauai

Every Wednesday:
Weekly Tahitian Dance Camp for girls 5-14yrs from 9:30am-12:30pm at Kilauea Dance & Fitness.
Girls will learn traditional and contemporary dance, a song and its meaning, and with camps of 6 or more, Uncle Tepairu Manea will teach Tahitian drum rhythms.  The camp will finish with a Hawaiian craft.  Reservations required. $55, includes snack.  For more information, contact: info@kilaueastudio.com, 808-652-5722.

E Kankapila Kakou 2019:  E Kanikapila Kakou enters its 36th season with the theme “Music is Our Mo`olelo”

Kauai

Mondays, March 4 – 25: 
E Kankapila Kakou 2019:  E Kanikapila Kakou enters its 36th season with the theme “Music is Our Mo`olelo”.
Guest entertainers from around the islands will share their stories of important events, places and people in song.  A donation in the calabash treats you to an unforgettable evening of aloha from the heart.  There’s a No-Host bar and food concession in the ballroom. March 4 – Mark Yamanaka and Friends; March 11 – Kaua`i Rising Stars; March 18 – Iron Mango (Kalei Gamiao, Lopaka Colon, Jon Yamasato, Richard Gideon); March 25 – Makaha Sons (Jerome Koko, Kimo Artis, Mark Yim).  Aqua Kaua`i Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom, 4331 Kaua`i Beach Dr., Lihue. 6 to 9 p.m.  For information call (808) 245-2733 or visit www.gardenislandarts.org