FEBRUARY 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

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Friday, February 24, 10:00 am – Sunday, February 26, 5:30 pm
Waimea Town Celebrations – Waimea Round Up Rodeo
8 Days of Events
The largest traditional rodeo in all of the Hawaiian Islands featuring Paniolo Po’o, Wai U and double Mugging, unique to Hawaii Rodeos. Team Roping on Friday, 10 am – 5:30 pm; free to spectators
Admission on Saturday/Sunday:  $5 Adults; $3 Child, 5 – 12 yrs old
Food concession and crafts available
2/19/17 – Mana Time Trail
2/20/17 – Waimea Film Festivals, HIFF Hana Hou
2/22/17 – Ambassador of Aloha
2/23/17 Tales & Treats
2/24 – 2/26 Waimea Round Up Rodeo
2/24 – 2/25 – Heritage of Aloha Ho’olaule’a
Ticket information:  Kevin Blackstad; (808) 645-1510kelkob@hawaii.rr.com  

 

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Saturday, February 25, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
KISS Concert – JAZZ
Swing, Latin, Smooth, Rock, Funk & Blues
Dhyana Dunville, Mike Kobayashi, Mary Ellen Kopitzke, Christine Melamed, Steve Backinoff, Trishana Star, Melissa Mojo, Diana Leone, Siri Shabad; Hank Curtis – Music Director & Piano; Dennis Pierson, Drums; Paul Foti on Bass; Philip Brautigam as Emcee
All Saints Church, Kapaa
Free
Contact:  (808) 822-0545

 

February 17 – March 5
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays – 7:00 pm
Sundays – 4:00 pm (2 tix left for opening night/Sat sold out)
Kauai Community Players present “Going Home”
By David Penhallow Scott
Directed by Steve Whitney
KCP is proud to present the final chapter of the saga of Eudora Whitney.  With his keen understanding of plantation-era Hawaii, author David Penhallow-Scott takes us back to the days after World War II. Eudora, widowed and alone in a new world she doesn't understand, must find her way as love tries to reenter her life. The final of four plays about plantation life in WW II–era Hawaii
Going Home performances at Puhi Theatrical Warehouse,
4411E Kikowaena Street in Lihue.
Tickets $5 off opening weekend. Reception with cast and director after opening night performance; refreshments will be served.  
NO  HOLDOVER, so don't procrastinate - get your tickets now!
There will be a Pay-What-You-Can Preview on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7pm with tickets by donation at the door only.

 

Tuesday, February 21, 6:00 pm
Kauai Historical Society presents
“No Billboards in Paradise”
The History of thye Outdoor Circle
Featuring Maureen Murphy
Lihue Public Library Conference Room
Free to members; $5 donation for non-members
Contact:  (808) 245-3373www.kauaihistoricalsociety.org    
Helen Wong Smith, Executive Director

 

Wednesday, February 22, 5:00 – 9:00 pm
First Kaua’i Hula Girl Japan Competition – Ho’onani Hula Celebration
“A Lei of Kauai Stars” with
8 performances by Hui O Mapuana’s Hula Nani’s from Japan;
special guest “Ukulele Paradise” Band under Mr Toshihiko Harasawa
Lua’u Maka’iwa at Courtyard at Marriott
Hawaiian Blessing by Kahu Chock;
Oli and Kahiko by Kumu Hula Troy Lazaro; Emcees Lady Ipo Kahaunaele, Kumu Hula Maka Herrod and Art Umezu
Tickets $10 adults, 18 years plus; $15 at door
Available art Kauai Museum & Kauai Music & Sounds
Food Booth, Tropical Beverage Station, Crafts Fair

 

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Monday, February 27, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2017 – “Music Is Our Kuleana”
Herb Ohta Jr., David Kamakahi, Jon Yamasato
“The Stars Will Be Shining on Us!”

Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Contact:  giac05@icloud.com

 

MARCH 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

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Monday, March 6, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2017 – “Music Is Our Kuleana”
Sean Naleimaile, Kamakoa Lindsey-Asing, Kihei Nahala-e,
Kainani Kahaunaele, Keao Costa, Ed Punua
“Project Kuleana: – Kuleana through Na Mele Hawaii”

Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Contact:  giac05@icloud.com

 

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Saturday, March 11, 11 am and 3 pm
Each performance 1 hr 30 minutes long
The Mokan Nokan Beautiful Hawaii Roadshow
Ballet, Hip Hop, Hula, Lyrical & Contemporary Dance
Featuring 60 talented students from Kauai Dance Center;
All ages from 3 years old through adults
Original scores by filmmaker/director/composer Mel Bell-Grey
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
Adults: $20 advanced; $25 at the door
Cnildren:  $10 advanced; $15 at the door
Outlets:  Magic Dragon Toy & Art Supply; Kauai Music & Sound; Progressive Expressions; Kauai Dance Center
Info:  www.kauaidancecenter.com(808) 823-9588
www.mokannokan.com   

 

Monday, March 13, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2017 – “Music Is Our Kuleana”
Puni Patrick and Friends (Chucky Boy Chock, Hiipoi Kanahele, Mike Keale, Russell Wellington, Bambi Emayo & His Band)
“Mele Inoa for Special People in My Life”

Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Contact:  giac05@icloud.com

 

Saturday, March 18
“Journey to Wonderland”
Island School’s 38th Annual Gala Auction
Kauai Marriott Resort
Kauai Marriott Weekend Special Group rates
(808) 246-0233; email: auction@ischool.org    
www.Facebook.com/IslandSchoolAuction

 

Saturday, March 18, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
7th Annual Anahola Prince Kuhio Day Celebration
Ho’okupu protocol ceremony begins at 11 am
Alcohol and drug free event
Anahola Beach Park, Anahola
Cost:  Free
Contact:  La Contrades, (808) 639 1754khpono@gmail.com    
 or Lady Ipo Kahaunaele-Ferreira, kahaunaele1002@hawaii.rr.com    

 

Monday, March 20, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2017 – “Music Is Our Kuleana”
KUPAOA (Kellen and Lihau Paik) w/ Ke ‘Ala Aumoe Dancers
“Dynamite Team w/ Dynamite Music Tops Off Dynamite Season!”

Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom
Contact:  giac05@icloud.com


Saturday, March 18
“Journey to Wonderland”
Island School’s 38th Annual Gala Auction
Kauai Marriott Resort
Kauai Marriott Weekend Special Group rates
(808) 246-0233; email: auction@ischool.org    
www.Facebook.com/IslandSchoolAuction

 

Saturday, March 25, 5:00 – 8:30 pm
Mokihana Aquatics 35th Anniversary Celebration
Featuring HAPA Live in Concert
Ono food, Prizes, lots of family fun
At Smith’s Tropical Paradise, 3-05971 Kuhio Highway
Tickets: $35, Call (808) 821-0587
Outlets:  Hanalei Surf Company, Vicky’s Fabrics, JC’s Flowers,
Kauai Electronics, Progressive Expressions, Jojo’s Anuenue

Monday, March 27, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
E Kanikapila Kakou 2017 – “Music Is Our Kuleana”
Jerome Koko and Daniel Ho
“Celebrating 40 Years of GIAC with Super Stars”

Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
Tickets:
Contact:  giac05@icloud.com

 

Friday, March 31, 7:30 p.m.
Hawaii Opera Theatre presents
Jake Heggie’s “Three Decembers”
Based on a play by Terrence McNally about
Broadway star Madeline Mitchell, as she enters the twilight of her career; Madeline will be played by the internationally-renowned mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade in what the Houston Chronicle called "the role of a lifetime" for the opera legend when she created the role in 2008.
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
Tickets:  $25 and $45; available at the HOT Box Office,
(808) 596-7858
Local tickets outlets TBA

 

Kauai Community Players

March 31 – April 16
Kauai Community Players present
Savanna Sipping Society
By Kauai playwrights Jesse Jones, Nicholas Hope & Jamie Wooten
Directed by Jo Grande

 

APRIL 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

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Saturday, April 8, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Hookena
Horace Dudoit, Chris Kamaka, Glen Smith, Ben Vegas, Maile Gibson, Leinaala Pavao Jardin’s dancers
Kauai Beach Resor

 

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MAY 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Kauai Community Players

May 12 – 28
Kauai Community Players present
Talley’s Folly
Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lanford Wilson
Directed for KCP by Nellie Foster
Takes place in a Victorian boathouse in Lebanon, Missouri, in 1944.

 

ON GOING

 

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