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Keiki Day at Na`Aina Kai

Kauai

Saturday, May 18: 
Keiki Day at Na`Aina Kai.  Enjoy quality time with your kids in the “Under the Rainbow” Children’s Garden. The kids can play in Jack’s fountain, explore the jungle tree house, and discover the many child friendly features of the Children’s Garden. Bring a towel and be prepared to get wet. Outside snacks are permitted. Reservations are recommended. $10 per person (children under 1 year old are free).  Keiki Day is on one selected Saturday a month. Na`Aina Kai Botanical Garden, 4101 Wailapa Rd., Kilauea.  9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the last entry at noon.  Please note that dates and times are subject to change. For information call (808) 828-0525 or visit www.naainakai.org.

Princeville Night Market

Kauai

Sunday, May 12: 
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. 

Second Saturday at Warehouse 3540

Kauai

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 www.warehouse3540.com.

Kaua`i Island Crafters Fair

Kauai

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 www.kauaiislandcraftersfair.com.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

Kauai

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 www.mcmasterslackkey.com.

Historic Waimea Walking Tour

Kauai

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 www.westkauaivisitorcenter.org.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

Kauai

Friday Afternoons:
Slack Key Guitar Concerts. 
Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts. May 3 – Your Island of Peace; May 10 – Honoring Raymond Kane; May 17 – Aloha Music of Hawai`i; May 24 – Hawai`i’Cowboy Music; May 31 – 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.  A portion of the proceeds support the Hale Halawai Ohana `O Hanalei.  Hanalei Family Community Center, 5-5299 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei.  4 to 6 p.m.  For information and reservations call (808) 826-1469 or visit www.mcmasterslackkey.com

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

Kauai

Sunday Afternoons: 
Slack Key Guitar Concerts.  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts.  May 5 – Slack Key Tour of the Islands; May 12 – Honoring Keli`i Mawae of Molokai; May 19 – Hawai`i’s Sunset Music; May 26 – Kaua`i Style Slack Key.  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.

First Friday Street Festival:  Honolulu District

Kauai

Friday, May 3: 
First Friday Street Festival:  Honolulu District.
  Galleries and other arts venues open their doors for artist receptions, live music, and refreshments. Gallery walk maps are available at various locations in the area. 6 to 9 p.m.   Downtown-Chinatown, The ARTS at Marks, 1159 Nu`uanu Ave., Honolulu.  For information call (808) 521-2903 or visit www.artsatmarks.com.

Old Town Kapa`a Art Walk

Kauai

Saturday, May 4: 
Old Town Kapa`a Art Walk.
  Kapa`a Town goes all out for its First Saturday of every month Art Walk. The main street is lined with vendors selling Kaua`i Arts and crafts, with some of Kaua`i’s best musicians and bands playing up and down the street. There are lots of shops and restaurants to choose from.  It’s great fun for the whole family and a great way to see Kaua`i life, whether you are a visitor or resident.  Kapa`a Town. 5 to 9 p.m.  Free.