<p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><u><strong>JANUARY 2015 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS</strong></u></span><br />  </p>

<p>Saturday, January 17, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm</p>

<p>Ka Moku O Manokalanipo Pa’ani Makahiki<br /> Registration/Check-in begins at 7:00 pm<br /> Gate opens to the public at 9:00 am<br /> NO ENTRY OR GATE FEE<br /> Ancient Hawaiian Games, Kauai-made crafts fair,<br /> Cultural demonstrations, Community displays, ono food & awards<br /> Kapaa Beach Park<br /> Participants ages 5 & over are invited to compete in multiple events<br /> Call Julie, (808) 635-9028; email makahikikauai at gmail.com</p>

<p>Saturday, January 17, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm<br /> Kauai Society of Artists Membership Show Entry Day<br /> KSA Art Gallery, Kukui Grove Center<br /> Exhibition Dates:  January 30 to March 13, 5:00 - 8:00 pm<br /> Friday, March 6, 5:00 – 8:pp pm<br /> Closing reception and People’s Choice Awards<br /> Contact:  R. Eve Solomon, chairperson; Revesolo at gmail.com;<br /> www.kauaisocietyofartists.org(external link)</p>

<p>E Kanikapila Kakou 2015 presents the best of Hawaiian music, musicians, composers, dancers and storytellers every Monday night from January 19 through March 23 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at the Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom.A donation at the door will treat you to an unforgettable evening of Aloha from the heart. This program is brought to you by the Garden Island Arts Council with a grant-in-aid from the Hawaii Tourism Authority and is supported by the County of Kauai Office of Economic Opportunity.</p>

<p>Sunday, January 18, 4:00 - 9:00 pm Kilohana Plantation<br /> We Get 'Em Concert to benefit the University of Hawaii Athletics Department</p>

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<p>Monday, January 19, 6:00 - 9:00 pm<br /> E Kanikapila Kakou 2015 - “Music Into the Community”<br /> 2015 theme of “Music into the Community” is heralded in by the six ‘ukulele clubs from the island of Kaua’i. Program begins at 6:00 sharp. (no ‘ukulele circle this week)</p>

<p>Monday, January 26, 6:00 - 9:00 pm<br /> E Kanikapila Kakou 2015 - “Music Into the Community”<br /> Kupaoa — Kellen Paik and Lihau Hannahs Paik, one of Hawaii’s most popular singing couple returns once again to the EKK stage with more of their award-winning original compositions and wonderful music spiced with their signature stage banter. Add to that the inimitable Puakea Nogelmeier who has composed many songs for Kupaoa and other Hawaiian musicians. Plus kumu hula Frank Akima and Eleena Helenihi of Kananiokeakua School of Hula.</p>

<p>Thursday, January 22, 7:30 pm<br /> An Evening with Judy Collins – Hawaii Tour 2015<br /> Kauai Community College PAC<br /> Tickets: $45 general/$65 Gold Circle<br /> Contact:  Lazar Bear Productions</p>

<p>Saturday-Sunday; January 24 – 25, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm<br /> 11th Annual Kauai Wellness Expo presenting  <br /> Mauli Ola Hawaii ’Aha Kane – celebrating Men’s Wellness<br /> Special guest:  Frank Delima – comedy show at 1:00 pm, Jan 24<br /> $15 general/$10 youth/Free Kupuna & Keiki under 5<br /> “You will laugh, be amazed, and enjoy the talents of this<br /> comical genius – simply one of Hawaii’s best living legends.<br /> Laughter is wellness!”<br /> Kauai War Memorial Convention Center<br /> Ticket Outlets:  Kauai Kookie Bakery Kalaheo;<br /> Party Wonderland Lihue, Kauai Music & Sound Kapaa<br /> Info:  Char Ravelo, (808) 632-4138</p>

<p>Sunday, January 25, 2:00 pm<br /> Ohana Arts & Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii present:<br /> “Peace On Your Wings”<br /> An original musical inspired by the life of Sadako Sasaki<br /> Music by Jenny Taira, Lyrics by Laurie Rubin<br /> Directed by Cari Lee<br /> Special Kauai Performance – KCC PAC<br /> Tickets $15 General/$10 Students<br /> Online:  KauaiPeaceOnYourWings.BrownPaperTickets.com<br /> Call Lihue Hongwanji Mission:  (808) 245-6262<br /> Door: $20 General/$15 Students<br /> Info:  ohanaarts.org<br /> All ages welcome</p>

<p>Friday, January 30, 7:00 pm<br /> Laurie Lewis & Tom Rosum<br /> Bluegrass, Indie Folk & Swing<br /> Opening Act:  Kirk Smart & Michaelle Edwards<br /> Church of the Pacific<br /> Tickets: $25/$30 at door<br /> Magic Dragon,PV; Hanalei Harvest Market; Hanalei Surf Co;<br /> Hanalei Strings; Papaya’s, Kauai Music & Sound, Kapaa;<br /> Scotty’s, Lihue; Island Soap & Candleworks, Kilauea & PV<br /> Info:  (808) 652-3823</p>

<p>Fri, Sat, Sun, January 30 – 31, February 1, 5:30 – 9:00 pm<br /> Fri, Sat, Sun, February 6 - 8, 5:30 – 9:00 pm<br /> Women in Theatre presents<br /> “Beyond Therapy” by Christopher Durang<br /> A dinner theater production of a razor-sharp comedy<br /> about looking for love – and therapy – in all the wrong places!<br /> Hukilau Lanai Restaurant, 520 Aleka Loop, Kapaa<br /> Tickets:  $60, seating is limited;<br /> reservations required 48 hours in advance<br /> Call WIT hotline: 635-3727; www.womenintheatre.org(external link)<br /> Life can be crazy.  Beyond Therapy offers the best therapy of all:<br /> Guaranteed laughter.</p>

<p style="text-align: center;"><br /> <strong>FEBRUARY 2015 ART & CULTURE EVENTS</strong></p>

<p>E Kanikapila Kakou 2015 presents the best of Hawaiian music, musicians, composers, dancers and storytellers every Monday night from January 19 through March 23 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at the Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom.A donation at the door will treat you to an unforgettable evening of Aloha from the heart. This program is brought to you by the Garden Island Arts Council with a grant-in-aid from the Hawaii Tourism Authority and is supported by the County of Kauai Office of Economic Opportunity.</p>

<p>Monday, February 2, 6:00 - 9:00 pm<br /> E Kanikapila Kakou 2015 - “Music Into the Community”<br /> Kenneth Makuakane and the Pandanus Club - Alden Kaiaokamalie & Rodney Lopez Jr.<br /> plus Kane Hula Dancers from Halau Ke Kai o Kahiki (O’Brian Eselu)</p>

<p>Monday, February 9, 6:00 - 9:00 pm<br /> E Kanikapila Kakou 2015 - “Music Into the Community”<br /> Keola and Moanalani Beamer return with the outstanding artists of the Aloha Music Camp to share their Beamer-style Magic at this “Community Aloha Night” at EKK.<br /> Calvin Hoe (oli); Alan Akaka (steel guitar), Herb Ohta Jr. (‘ukulele), Uluwehi Guerrero (‘ukulele), Kevin Brown (slack key), Jeff Peterson (slack key), Kaliko Beamer Trapp (guitar), Konabob Stoeffer (taro patch bass),  Liko Puha (oli)</p>

<p>Monday, February 16, 6:00 - 9:00 pm<br /> E Kanikapila Kakou 2015 - “Music Into the Community”<br /> Mark Yamanaka, Bert K. Naihe, Edward N. Atkins<br /> Hawaii Island Falsetto at its very best will thrill the audience as<br /> Mark and friends hit the rafters with their power-packed performance</p>

<p>Monday, February 23, 6:00 - 9:00 pm<br /> E Kanikapila Kakou 2015 - “Music Into the Community”<br /> “Tribute to Uncle Moe”<br /> Cuzzins Mike Keale and Walt Keale carry on the Keale family musical<br /> tradition each bringing his own unique sound and style to the circle</p>

<p>Friday, February 6, 5:30 - 7:30 pm<br /> Zonta Club of Kauai Foundation present<br /> 22nd Annual Eat Dessert First Valentine’s event<br /> delicious desserts, sugar-free items, fruit trays, chocolate foundation<br /> silent auction, Valentines Prize Drawing, music by Micah Viluan<br /> Kauai Beach Resort<br /> Tickets $25 in advance/$30 at door ($15 tax deductible)<br /> Contact:  Jeanette Bonilla (808) 332-5654<br /> zontakauai at gmail.com; www.zonta-kauai.org(external link)</p>

<p>Ninth Annual All Angels Episcopal Church – Feb 6 - 8<br /> Friday, February 6<br /> “A Tribute to Hawaii” – Jake Shimabukuro<br /> winner of 16 Na Hoku Hanohano & two Grammy Awards;<br /> Amy Hanaialii, Hawaii’s top-selling female vocalist of all time,<br /> 5-time Grammy nominee & winner of 22 Na Hoku Hanohano awards<br /> Noel Okimoto on drums & Dean Taba on bass<br /> Tickets $40 advance/$45 at door; online www.stmichaels-kauai.org(external link)<br /> or pick up at church office in Lihue<br /> Saturday, February 7<br /> “We Got the Blues”<br /> Eric Bibb from Finland, one of the great blues singers & guitarists<br /> Valerie Duke from Chatanooga, former vocalist for Glenn Miller Band<br /> Matt Lemmler, New Orleans pianist & composer;<br /> Dean Taba on bass & Abe Lagrimas Jr on Drums<br /> Tickets $40 advance/$45 at door; online www.stmichaels-kauai.org(external link)<br /> or pick up at church office in Lihue<br /> Sunday, February 8, 8:30 am and 11:00 am<br /> Jazz Masses - “Spirit of the Blues”<br /> All-start musicians, soloists, 24-voice choir<br /> Speaker – William Miller, Rector of St Michaels & Founder of All Angels Jazz Festival, Author<br /> Free and Open to the public<br /> Info:  www.stmichaels-kauai.org(external link); (808) 245-3796</p>

<p>Saturday, February 7, 7:00 pm<br /> Sunday, February 8, 3:00 pm<br /> SLACK&BLUES CONCERTS -All-Star Hawaiian & Blues musicians<br /> Taj Mahal & the Hula Blues Band<br /> Slack – Ledward Kaapana & Special Friends<br /> Taj Mahal; Ledward Kaapana; Mike Kaawa;<br /> Kester Smith; Pancho Graham; Bobby Ingano<br /> Traditional Blessing by Sabra Kauka; Hula by Aurora Kaawa<br /> Courtyard -- Marriott Kauai at Coconut Beach Kauai<br /> $45 general admission/$75 golden circle<br /> Contact:  Ken Levine klevine at comcast.net</p>

<p>Wednesday, February 18, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm<br /> Garden Island Arts Council presents<br /> Ceramics Workshop – throwing, coiling, handbuilding<br /> Ken Matsuzaki from Mashiko, Japan<br /> leading figure in modern Japanese ceramics<br /> Location:  ArtPod Studio in Niumalu<br /> Registration $50; space limited to first 15<br /> Contact:  </p>

<p>Friday, Saturday, Sunday, February 20 - March 8, 2015<br /> Fri & Sat 7:00 pm; Sun 4:00 pm<br /> Matilda’s Waltz<br /> Original play based on sugar plantation life and politics in Hawaii<br /> Written and directed by David Penhallow Scott<br /> Puhi Theatrical Warehouse, Kikowaena Rd<br /> Ticket hotline: (808) 245-7700/ text Lana Coffman (808) 651-9994<br /> Discounted tickets for first weekend<br /> www.kauaicommunityplayers.org(external link)</p>

<p>February 27<br /> Read Across Kauai Day<br /> Contact:  Monika Mira, lucidhawaii at mac.com<br /> kauaichildrensauthors.blogspot.com<br /> Info:  Hanapepe Storybook Theatre, 335-0712</p>

<p style="text-align: center;"><strong>MARCH 2015 ART & CULTURE EVENTS</strong></p>

<p>E Kanikapila Kakou 2015 presents the best of Hawaiian music, musicians, composers, dancers and storytellers every Monday night from January 19 through March 23 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at the Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom.A donation at the door will treat you to an unforgettable evening of Aloha from the heart. This program is brought to you by the Garden Island Arts Council with a grant-in-aid from the Hawaii Tourism Authority and is supported by the County of Kauai Office of Economic Opportunity.</p>

<p>Monday, March 2, 6:00 - 9:00 pm<br /> E Kanikapila Kakou 2015 - “Music Into the Community”<br /> “Music of Na Lani Eha”<br /> featuring Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame Serenaders<br /> Kuuipo Kumukahi, Kimo Stone, Isaac Akuna, Joseph Winchester<br /> Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom</p>

<p>Monday, March 9, 6:00 - 9:00 pm<br /> E Kanikapila Kakou 2015 - “Music Into the Community”<br /> Waipuna – Kale Hannahs, Matthew Sproat, David Kamakahi<br /> Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom</p>

<p>Monday, March 16, 6:00 - 9:00 pm<br /> E Kanikapila Kakou 2015 - “Music Into the Community”<br /> Aunty Noelani Mahoe and Kai’ola Farin<br /> Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom</p>

<p>Monday, March 23, 6:00 - 9:00 pm<br /> E Kanikapila Kakou 2015 - “Music Into the Community”<br /> “One Big Community Hula Party”<br /> Open invitation to any and all hula dancers to share your hula<br /> Music by Tamatea Nui O Kauai – Haunani Kaui, Wailana Dasalia,<br /> Piikea Matias, Anuhea Herrod, Tia Keawe, Rose Kurita<br /> Malie Foundation Special (Lady Ipo and Uncle Nathan)<br /> Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom</p>

<p>March 17 – 30<br /> Nene quilt group<br /> KSA art gallery space</p>

<p>Friday, March 27th, 1:00 pm-9:00 pm<br /> Saturday, March 28th, 9:00 am-5:00 pm<br /> 2015 Kaua‘i Orchid and Art Festival<br /> Various locations in Hanapepe<br /> Orchid show, live music, art displays, food, workshops,<br /> craft fair, Silent Auction, activities for keiki<br /> All events except workshops are FREE<br /> Contact: Kimberly Busch-French (808) 651-9801</p>

<p style="text-align: center;"><br /> <strong>APRIL 2015 ART & CULTURE EVENTS</strong></p>

<p>April 1 – 30<br /> Kauai Art Tour exhibition<br /> KSA art gallery space</p>

<p>April 2 – 19, 2015<br /> Kauai Community Players present<br /> Prodigal Father<br /> Written & directed by Richard E. Peck, playwright from Philadelphia<br /> Light-hearted comedy about sailor/novelist father who locates his son whom he hasn’t seen in years.<br /> The play treats in hilarious fashion the inability of some men to express their love.</p>

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<p style="text-align: center;">WEEKLY EVENTS</p>

<p><strong>AT THE COCONUT MARKETPLACE</strong></p>

<p>Hula Shows</p>

<p>If you’re looking for some free, lively and fun Hawaiian entertainment, visit Coconut Marketplace in Kapaa for an authentic Hula Show every Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m. Hula, a dance form native to the Hawaiian islands, is something everyone must see. All are welcome to enjoy the free hula shows as well as more than 30 quality shops and eateries of Coconut Marketplace in a tropical open-air setting. Coconut Marketplace is located at 4-484 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, HI 96746.  For more information, call us at (808) 822-3641 or visit www.coconutmarketplace.com.(external link)  </p>

<p>Larry Rivera</p>

<p>Come and hear free live Hawaiian music and enjoy a relaxing evening with the renowned Larry Rivera every Friday at 5 p.m. at Coconut Marketplace in Kapaa. Known as musical legend in Hawaii, Larry Rivera has serenaded many visitors and locals alike with his soothing and soulful voice. A recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts, Larry Rivera is a staple in Kauai’s music scene. All are welcome to enjoy the free Hawaiian music show featuring Larry Rivera as well as more than 30 quality shops and eateries of Coconut Marketplace in a tropical open-air setting.  Coconut Marketplace is located at 4-484 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, HI 96746. For more information, call us at (808) 822-3641 or visit www.coconutmarketplace.com.(external link)   </p>

<p>Farmer’s Market</p>

<p>Immerse yourself in the colors and flavors of Kauai's exotic produce at the Coconut Marketplace Farmer’s Market, located in the front parking lot every Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon. If you’re a foodie or looking to get a taste of locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables, come visit us. Get there on time as produce can go quickly! All are welcome to enjoy the Farmer’s Market as well as more than 30 quality shops and eateries of Coconut Marketplace in a tropical open-air setting.  Coconut Marketplace is located at 4-484 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, HI 96746. For more information, call us at (808) 822-3641 or visit www.coconutmarketplace.com.(external link) </p>

<p style="text-align: center;">!!!SUNSHINE MARKETS
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<p>Monday Koloa Ball Park (12 noon) Kukui Grove Shopping Center, Lihue (3pm)</p>

<p>Tuesday Coconut Market Place, Kapaa (9am-12 noon) Kalaheo Neighborhood Center (3:30pm) Hawaiian Farmers of Hanalei (2pm)</p>

<p>Wednesday Kapaa Town Park (3pm) Kauai Culinary Market, Poipu (4-6pm)</p>

<p>Thursday Coconut Market Place, Kapaa (9am-12 noon) Hanapepe Park (3pm) Kilauea Neighborhood Center (4:30pm)</p>

<p>Friday Vidinha Stadium, Lihue (3pm)</p>

<p>Saturday Kauai Community Market, Puhi (9:30am-1pm) Kekaha Neighborhood Center (9am) Hanalei Saturday Market (10am-12 noon) For more info got to www.kauaigrown.org(external link)</p>

<p>* TREASURERS OF KAUAI and NIIHAU. For more info call the Kauai Museum at 808-245-6931.</p>

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