<p style="text-align: center;"><strong>DECEMBER 2014  ART & CULTURE EVENTS</strong></p>

<p>Friday, December 19, 6:30 – 8:00 pm</p>

<p>Friday Nights with Santa – Twas the Night Before Christmas<br /> Christmas Storytelling & Nutritious Snacks<br /> Hanapepe Storybook Theatre</p>

<p>Saturday, December 20, 6:00 - 11:00 pm<br /> 20th Annual Waimea Lighted Christmas Parade 2014<br /> Christmas Party at Hofgaard Park<br /> with live on-stage music & entertainment<br /> Contact:  Esther Estes (808) 652-9027; estesaloha at hawaii.rr.com</p>

<p>Saturday December 20, 7:00 pm<br /> Christmas Dazzle<br /> The 8th Annual Kauai Sings Christmas<br /> Kilohana Luau Pavilion<br /> Reserve your Table:  (808) 246-9577; www.kauaisings.com(external link)<br /> Tickets $25 advance/$30 door<br /> Reserved Table of Ten - $300/$250<br /> Proceeds benefit Malama Pono Health Services</p>

<p>Friday, December 26, 6:30 – 8:00 pm<br /> Friday Nights with Santa – Christmas Trivia<br /> Christmas Storytelling & Nutritious Snacks<br /> Hanapepe Storybook Theatre</p>

<p>Sunday, December 28,<br /> 10:00 am – Demonstrations begin; free to observe<br /> 1:00 – 4:00 pm – Workshop; advance registration required<br /> Heavenly Haku Head Lei Demonstrations & Workshop<br /> With Elvrine Chow of Heavenly Haku<br /> Class size limited to 10 people<br /> Fee:  $40 general public; $35 for NTBG members;<br /> due on workshop day (all materials provided)<br /> You are also welcome to bring own plant materials & clippers<br /> To register, call (808) 742-2433</p>

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

<p>January 9 - January 25  (three weekend run)<br /> Fridays & Saturdays at 7:00 pm<br /> Sundays at 4:00 pm<br /> “The Last Five Years”<br /> Ingenious Two-character Song-Cycle Musical<br /> Directed by Jennifer Downs<br /> Starring Kameron Fort and Erin Gaines<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>Thursday, January 15, 6:30 – 9:00 pm<br /> Saturday, January 17, 1:00 – 4:00 pm<br /> KCP announces<br /> Auditions for “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. The play treats in hilarious fashion the inability of some men to express their love.<br /> Place:  ?</p>

<p>Friday-Saturday, January 9 – 10 (MAUI EVENT)<br /> Plein Air Painters of Hawaii sponsoring<br /> David William Terry Workshop on Figure & Portrait Painting<br /> All skills welcome; space is limited<br /> Contact:  papohadmin at gmail.com; PAPOH website</p>

<p>Sunday, January 10 (MAUI EVENT)<br /> Schaefer Portrait Challenge Opening<br /> Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Schaefer International Gallery<br /> Exhibition Dates:  January 13 – March 22</p>

<p><br /> Friday-Saturday, January 16 - 17, 7:30 - 8:30 pm<br /> Kauai Voices Concert “Music of the Heart”<br /> 40-voice auditioned choral ensemble present<br /> songs by Bernstein, Sondheim, Gershwin,<br /> The Eagles, The Beatles and James Taylor;<br /> Solos, duets, quartets performed<br /> St Michael and All Angels Church, Lihue<br /> Tickets: $12 in advance from KV Singers/$15 at the door<br /> www.kauaivoices.org(external link); (808) 482-0133<br /> Info:  Melissa Mojo (808) 822-0545</p>

<p>Saturday, January 17, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm<br /> 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 6, 5:00 - 8:00 pm<br /> Closing reception and People’s Choice Awards on March 6, 5 - 8 pm<br /> Contact:  R. Eve Solomon, chairperson</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, 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 five ‘ukulele clubs from the island of Kaua’i. Program begins at 6:00 sharp. (no ‘ukulele circle this week)</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 /> Kauai War Memorial Convention Center<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>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.</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 style="text-align: center;"><strong>FEBRUARY 2015 ART & CULTURE EVENTS</strong></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 Hoky 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 /> Tickets:  http://slackandblues.brownpapertickets.com/<br(external link) /> http://kuleanamusic.com/</p>(external link)

<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)<br /> Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom</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)<br /> Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom<br />  <br /> 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<br /> Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom</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<br /> Kauai Beach Resort Jasmine Ballroom</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 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, Jospeh 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 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>

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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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