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

<p>August 21, 22, 23, 24 (4-day event)</p>

<p>Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair<br /> Family oriented event: Music & entertainment, Fairground rides, puppet show,<br /> fruit & vegetables show, petting zoo, commercial tents, bonsai & orchids display,<br /> crafts & goodies, food booths, animal competitions, etc.<br /> Vidinha Stadium, Lihue<br /> $5 adults/$4 seniors/$2 children<br /> Contact:  Melissa McFerrin, (808) 337-9944<br /> www.kauaifarmfair.org(external link)</p>

<p>Thursday & Friday, August 28 & 29<br /> Hawaii Tourism Conference - ‘Aha ‘Oihana Ho’omaka’ika'i<br /> premier educational & networking event for Hawaii’s Visitor Industry & Stakeholders<br /> Insightful market intelligence & tourism trends for visitor industry<br /> reveals Hawaii’s global marketing activities for 2015<br />  Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu<br />  register: http://www.hawaiitourismauthority.org/tourismconference</p>(external link)

<p>Sunday, August 31, 6:00 am start time<br /> The Kauai Marathon & Half Marathon<br /> One of the most beautiful destination races in the world, Poipu<br /> Run past hula dancers, taiko drummers, striking mountain views,<br /> lush vegetation, beautiful oceanfront, and much more<br /> Sign Up:  www.thekauaimarathon.com(external link)<br /> Contact:  Robin Jumper, (808) 635-5053</p>

<p style="text-align: center;"><strong>SEPTEMBER ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS</strong></p>

<p>Friday, September 5, 7:00 pm<br /> Garden Nile Belly Dancers present<br /> Kauai RAQS!<br /> Fabulous belly Dance Show followed by DJ<br /> JJ’s Broiler Upstairs, Nawiliwili<br /> Tickets $15 pre-sale; $20 door</p>

<p>Belly Dance Workshops<br /> Saturday, September 6, 11:30 - 1:30 with Khalida<br /> 2:00 - 5:00 with Kalae Kaina<br /> The Yoga House, Kapaa<br /> Sunday, September 7, 10:30 - 12:30 with Khalida<br /> 1:00 - 4:00 with Khalida<br /> Golden Lotus Studio, Kapaa<br /> Contact:  (808) 639-9980; www.gardennilebellydancers.com(external link)</p>

<p>Saturday, September 6, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm<br /> Friends of the NS Library Quarterly Used Book Sale<br /> Over 10,000 books, DVDs CDs, jigsaw puzzles<br /> All children may select one free book<br /> Everything half price after 2:00 pm<br /> Princeville Public Library<br /> Info:  (808) 826-4310; www.PrincevilleLibrary.com(external link)</p>

<p>Friday, September 12, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm<br /> State Foundation on Culture & The Arts<br /> FY2015-FY2017 Biennium Grants Program Workshop<br /> State Office Building, 3060 Eiwa Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room<br /> Contact:  SFCA Biennium Grants Program, (808) 586-0840</p>

<p>Friday, September 12, 7:00 - 10:00 pm<br /> North Shore Dance Party<br /> Church of the Pacific<br /> $5.00 all levels & singles welcome<br /> www.KauaiDancingBlog.com(external link)</p>

<p>Friday & Saturday, September 12 & 13, 7:00 pm<br /> Sunday, September 14, 5:00 pm<br /> Kaua’i Sings The 1980s<br /> Join Kauai’s talent as they celebrate iconic hits of the 1980’s<br /> Hukilau Lanai, Kauai Coast Resort<br /> Proceeds benefit Malama Pono Health Services & Kauai United Way<br /> Tickets:  (808) 246-9577; www.malama-pono.org(external link)</p>

<p>Saturday, September 13, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm jurying<br /> Sunday, September 14, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon pickup of work<br /> Schaefer Portrait Challenge 2015 at MACC — Jurying for Kaua’i<br /> Kaua’i Community College Welding Classroom<br /> 3-901 Kaumualii Highway, Lihue<br /> Contact:  Barbara Trecker; (808) 243-4232; (808) 205-2632</p>

<p>September 21 -27 (week-long event)<br /> 2014 Kauai Mokihana Festival<br /> Year of Na Loea O Na Mea Hana Lima (Master Crafters)<br /> Hawaiian culture workshops, music contest, 3-day hula competition,<br /> crafts fair, hula & music events, Hawaiian church service, and more<br /> Kauai Beach Resort + other venues<br /> Contact:  Carol Bain or Maka Herrod; call (808) 822-2166<br /> www.MalieFoundation.org(external link)</p>

<p>September 26, 27, 28; Friday - 4:00 - 9:00 pm<br /> Saturday & Sunday - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm<br /> 16th Annual Kauai Powwow<br /> Celebrating the rich Native American heritage in Hawaii<br /> traditional drumming, street parties; live entertainment, children's shows<br /> Family fun event/ Admission FREE<br /> Contact:  Dr. Kani Blackwell, (808) 651-7733<br /> www.kauaipowwow.com(external link)</p>

<p style="text-align: center;"><strong>OCTOBER ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS</strong></p>

<p>Saturday, October 4, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm<br /> Kauai Japanese Cultural Society presents<br /> Matsuri Kauai Cultural Festival<br /> dancers, martial arts, drumming, kimon kitsuke, bento,<br /> origami, oshibana, musubi contest, mochi pounding, tea ceremony,<br /> bondance, bonsai, jorei & flower circle, karaoke singers, and more<br /> Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall<br /> Contact:  Pearl Shimizu, (808) 822-5353</p>

<p>Saturday, October 4, 9:00 am -5:00 pm<br /> Sunday, October 5, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm<br /> 18th Annual Kauai Coconut Festival<br /> Everything about Coconut, non-stop music, taiko drummers,<br /> keiki fun, petting zoo, cooking demonstrations<br /> Kapa'a Beach Park<br /> Info:  Tricia Yamashita, (808) 652-4988</p>

<p>Saturday, October 11, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm<br /> Eo e Emalani i Alakai<br /> Queen Ema and her entourage enter the<br /> Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow on horseback;<br /> Hula Halau from around the state perform chants<br /> & dances as gifts for the Queen;<br /> Exhibitis, craft demonstrations, snack sales<br /> Contact:  Michelle Hookano, (335) 997-5022<br /> www.kokee.org(external link)</p>

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

<p>Saturday, November 8, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm<br /> Veterans Day Parade - Honoring our Women in Military<br /> Kapa’a Town and Kapa’a Beach Park<br /> Contact: Aida P Cruz (808) 246-1135</p>

<p>Sunday, November 9, 12:00 - 6:00 pm<br /> 22nd Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival, Kauai Style<br /> Featuring 15 Slack Key Guitar Artists<br /> Aqua Kauai Beach Resort & Spa<br /> Admission at the Door<br /> Info:  Milton Lau, (808) 226-2697<br /> www.slackkeyfestival.com(external link)</p>

<p>Saturday, November 15, 7:00 - 9:30 am<br /> Rotary Club of Kauai announces<br /> 12th Annual Old Koloa Sugar Mill Run (Half Marathon)<br /> Contact:  Richard Olsen, (808) 634-8703</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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