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<p ms="" style="margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); text-align: center;" trebuchet="">Thursday, November 8, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm<br /> “In the Kitchen” – Poipu Food & Wine Festival<br /> Hands-on cooking class with some of Poipu’s top chefs<br /> in their own restaurants; includes tasting<br /> Admission:  $50 per class per person<br /> Info:  Poipu Beach Resort Assn, (808) 742-7444<br />  </p>

<p ms="" style="margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); text-align: center;" trebuchet="">Friday & Saturday, November 9 & 10: 8:00 – 10:00 pm<br /> The 4th Annual Wahine Comedy Festival<br /> Trees Lounge, Kapaa<br /> $12 entry at door<br /> <br /> Friday, November 9, Hanapepe Art Night<br /> <em>Boarding Passes to Faraway Places</em><br /> Book Signing and Reading<br /> Guy Sibilla, Award-Winning Adventure Travel Writer<br /> Releases a Collection of Travelogues from Destinations Few<br /> Have Visited and From Some That No Longer Can Be. Relentlessly wandering, Sibilla tells these and other stories of discovery when, as Sibilla observes, “you let go and allow the path to choose you.”<br /> Talk Story Book Store, Hanapepe Town<br /> Info:  (808) 258-5297</p>

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<p ms="" style="margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); text-align: center;" trebuchet="">NOVEMBER 5 - 11<br /> 2018 Kauai Writers Conference<br /> November 5 – 8: Master Classes; November 9 – 11: Conference<br /> Spend a week on Kauai with beloved bestselling authors:<br /> Sara Gruen, Kristin Hannah, Alice Hoffman, Christina Baker Kline, Jane Smiley, Garth Stein, Scott Turow and more;<br /> Master Classes in small groups for close personal guidance with living masters of their genres -- Fiction, Nonfiction, Memoir, Poetry, Screenwriting;<br /> Pitch & Critique – present your work one-on-one to literary agents, editors and publishing consultants<br /> Kauai Marriott Resort, Lihue<br /> <em>Kamaaina Discount:  While the conference is drawing larger crowds from the mainland every year, organizers hope both professional and aspiring Hawai‘i-based writers will take advantage of the opportunity to interact with living legends so close to home.  To make attendance easier for Hawai‘i residents, organizers are offering a kama’aina discount. To take advantage of this offer, email<a href="mailto:info@kauaiwritersconference.com" target="_blank">info@kauaiwritersconference.<wbr />com</a> and state that you wish to receive the discount. Organizers will then contact you directly to walk you through the registration process. A valid Hawaii ID is required.</em><br /> Info & Registration:  <a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r%3D3593651%26msgid%3D163915%26act%3D6UXB%26c%3D1506692%26destination%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.kauaiwritersconference.com&source=gmail&ust=1537394614765000&usg=AFQjCNGX6r-dNwZRQ9fnwTW-NETjDphU3g" href="http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=3593651&msgid=163915&act=6UXB&c=1506692&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kauaiwritersconference.com" target="_blank">www.kauaiwritersconference.com</a><wbr />    <br /> <br /> Thursday, November 8, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm<br /> “In the Kitchen” – Poipu Food & Wine Festival<br /> Hands-on cooking class with some of Poipu’s top chefs<br /> in their own restaurants; includes tasting<br /> Admission:  $50 per class per person<br /> Info:  Poipu Beach Resort Assn, (808) 742-7444</p>

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<p ms="" style="margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); text-align: center;" trebuchet="">Friday, November 9 – Sunday, November 25 (3 weekends)<br /> Fridays & Saturdays, 7:00 pm; Sundays, 4:00 pm<br /> Hawaii Children’s Theatre presents<br /> Disney’s “Newsies!” -- Tony-winning Broadway Musical Hit inspires everyone to fight for what’s right and seize the day.<br /> Directed by Rebecca Hanson; Musical Direction by Nina Saraos<br /> Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall<br /> Classic Family show, rated PG for all audiences<br /> Sunday, November 11, $6.00 with donation - Special benefit performance for Kauai Food Banks<br /> Tickets $15 general; $12 students & seniors, ages 3 & under FREE<br /> Advance $12 Ticket Outlets:  Kalaheo Coffee; Progressive Expressions, Koloa: Times Supermarket; Papaya’s; Healthy Hut; Magic Dragon Toys & Art Supplies in PV<br /> Info:  <a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r%3D3593651%26msgid%3D165239%26act%3D6UXB%26c%3D1506692%26destination%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.HawaiiChildrensTheatre.org&source=gmail&ust=1539808627805000&usg=AFQjCNGvbsY4pQnOxAieBBVFgJn_-UpqbA" href="http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=3593651&msgid=165239&act=6UXB&c=1506692&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.HawaiiChildrensTheatre.org" target="_blank">www.HawaiiChildrensTheatre.org</a><wbr />; (808) 246-8985<br /> <br /> Friday & Saturday, November 9 & 10: 8:00 – 10:00 pm<br /> The 4th Annual Wahine Comedy Festival<br /> Trees Lounge, Kapaa<br /> $12 entry at door<br /> <br /> Saturday, November 10, 5:30 – 9:30 pm<br /> Poipu Culinary Scholarship Gala<br /> Poipu Food & Wine Festival<br /> Poipu<br /> To support KCC Culinary Arts Program w/ financial assistance for students<br /> <br /> November 16 – 18<br /> Kauai Old Time Gathering at Kokee Lodge<br /> Featuring workshops & performances by<br /> LosKauaianos, Foghorn Stringband, Cajun Country Revival, RoochieToochie & the Ragtime Shepherd Kings, Ann Savoy, Ed Punua, Appalachian Hippie Poet & Nick Castillo, Fanny Guys, Lowbiscus, Kilin Reece, Don Musel, Ted Shanks, Square Dance Callers Daniel Frazier & Stan Sharp<br /> Workshops:  Banjo, fiddle, guitar, pakini, bass; Leo Ki’eki’e, Blacksmithing & basket making<br /> Kachi Kachi Music & Dancing<br /> Country Square Dancing & Cajun Two-Step<br /> Volunteer with Kauai Resource Conservation to learn about endemic plants and remove invasive plants<br /> Tickets available at <a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r%3D3593651%26msgid%3D163915%26act%3D6UXB%26c%3D1506692%26destination%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.kauaioldtime.com&source=gmail&ust=1537394614765000&usg=AFQjCNENQAseeG1xVNCrCroIDo_zRDR23Q" href="http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=3593651&msgid=163915&act=6UXB&c=1506692&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kauaioldtime.com" target="_blank">www.kauaioldtime.com</a><br /> Sponsored by Hale Puna<br /> Info: <a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r%3D3593651%26msgid%3D163915%26act%3D6UXB%26c%3D1506692%26destination%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.kauaioldtime.com&source=gmail&ust=1537394614765000&usg=AFQjCNENQAseeG1xVNCrCroIDo_zRDR23Q" href="http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=3593651&msgid=163915&act=6UXB&c=1506692&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kauaioldtime.com" target="_blank">www.kauaioldtime.com</a><br /> <br /> November 17, 4:00 – 8:00 pm<br /> Rice Street Block Party<br /> Stage Performances, Keiki activities, Food trucks, much more<br /> Rice Street, Lihue<br /> 5:00 – 7:00 pm “Art Feast”<br /> Witness the exciting live-action painting by seven mural artists transform a blank wall to a vibrant work of art; spectators have a chance to vote for their favorite artist. Show up early and save your seat fronting the former Kress Store/Salvation Army building<br /> Note: Rice Street will be blocked to traffic; park at nearby parking lots<br /> Free and open to the public<br /> <br /> November 23 – December 13<br /> Wendy Hollender, botanical artist, instructor & author, will lead intensive botanical illustration workshops along with fellow instructors Veronica Fannin and John Patoriza Pinol.<br /> One, two or three sessions workshop using graphite, colored and watercolor pencils, watercolors<br /> Open to artists of all levels<br /> Info:   <a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r%3D3593651%26msgid%3D163915%26act%3D6UXB%26c%3D1506692%26destination%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fwww.drawbotanical.com%252Fevents%252F&source=gmail&ust=1537394614765000&usg=AFQjCNGIR2Uh8fRswsyqRUzXHOgg5ZqH_A" href="http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=3593651&msgid=163915&act=6UXB&c=1506692&destination=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.drawbotanical.com%2Fevents%2F" target="_blank">https://www.drawbotanical.<wbr />com/events/</a></p>

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<p ms="" style="margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); text-align: center;" trebuchet="">Sunday, November 25, 12:00 – 6:00 PM<br /> 26TH Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Festival<br /> Featuring:  Brother Noland; Ho’okena; Kamuela Kahoano,<br /> Dwight Kanae, Ian O’Sullivan, Bobby Moderow, Aja Gample,<br /> Paul Togioka, Bill Keale, Cindy Combs, Kimo West,<br /> Michael Keale, Pancho Graham, Malani Bilyeu<br /> Great Music/Ono Food/Island Crafts<br /> Kauai Marriott Resort, Nawiliwili<br /> $10 donation at the door, to benefit Ki-Hoalu Foundation</p>

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<p ms="" style="margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); text-align: center;" trebuchet="">November 30; 7:00 PM<br /> Kauai Community College Instrumental Music Ensembles' Winter Concert Preview<br /> All three of our ensembles will join forces to perform selections from our Winter Concerts that will be held at the Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center on the 9th and 14th of December.<br /> Location:  Kukui Grove Shopping Center<br /> Info:  Sarah Tochiki, 808-387-6772; <a href="mailto:sarah_tochiki@eckms.k12.hi.us" target="_blank">sarah_tochiki@<wbr />eckms.k12.hi.us</a><br /> FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!</p>

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<p ms="" style="margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); text-align: center;" trebuchet="">Saturday, December 1, 7:00 pm<br /> Church of the Pacific, Princeville<br /> Sunday, December 2, 4:00 pm<br /> St. Michael and All Angels Church in Lihue<br /> 4th Annual Christmas Sing-Along with Harps Concerts
Come sing your favorite Christmas carols accompanied by two amazing harpists: Sylvia Woods and Madeleine Brandli.<br /> Sylvia Woods is a world-renowned Celtic harpist who lives in Princeville.  
Madeleine Brandli plays the large concert pedal harp and lives part-time in Honolulu. 
The singing will be led by Princeville musician Bob Smith.<br /> In addition to caroling, these festive concerts will also feature Christmas harp solos and fun surprises! This year's 4th annual concerts will feature carols about animals. 
Join us for our fun and joyful concerts of Advent carols and Christmas music.<br /> Come sing along with harps!<br /> Tickets $15 at the door.</p>

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<p style="text-align: center;">Saturday, December 1, 8:00 pm<br /> Cocoa Tea with his Band<br /> the Legendary Jamaican Reggae Superstar<br /> “Skankin’ on da’ Rock” Reggae Dance Party<br /> Rob’s Good Time Grill, Rice Shopping Center<br /> Online Info, Tickets & Gold Circle – (808) 896-4845<br /> <a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r%3D3593651%26msgid%3D165239%26act%3D6UXB%26c%3D1506692%26destination%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.bluebearhawaii.com&source=gmail&ust=1539808627805000&usg=AFQjCNG4aE1B2p850kxCClxtldUangiX0Q" href="http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=3593651&msgid=165239&act=6UXB&c=1506692&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bluebearhawaii.com" target="_blank">www.bluebearhawaii.com</a><br />     <br /> Wednesday, December 5, 3:00 – 6:00 pm<br /> Mahi’ai Technical Assistance Program<br /> Free Workshop Series for Minority Farmers & Ranchers<br /> Korean Natural Farming Meat Bird Production w/ Juliua Ludivico of Ludovico Farms<br /> (808) 828-0685 x15; <a href="mailto:Mahiai@MalamaKauai.org" target="_blank">Mahiai@MalamaKauai.org</a></p>

<p style="text-align: center;">Image  <br /> <br /> Saturday, December 8, 7:00 pm<br /> The 12th Annual Kauai Sings! Christmas<br /> “Comfort & Joy”<br /> A fundraiser to benefit Malama Pono Health Services<br /> Kilohana Luau Pavilion<br /> Reserved Table of Ten Available<br /> Preferred $300; Standard $250<br /> Tickets $25 Advance; $30 Door<br /> Tickets:  <a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r%3D3593651%26msgid%3D165239%26act%3D6UXB%26c%3D1506692%26destination%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.kauaisings.com&source=gmail&ust=1539808627805000&usg=AFQjCNFjqCrbI78ACiu8oZM9rL12Q-RlHg" href="http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=3593651&msgid=165239&act=6UXB&c=1506692&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kauaisings.com" target="_blank">www.kauaisings.com</a><br /> Call Malama Pono (808) 246-9577<br /> Cash bar & food for purchase<br /> Info:  Malama Pono<br /> <br /> Sunday, December 9, 4:00 pm<br /> Kauai Community College Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert<br /> Featuring music by Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Grundman, Hylkil, and Cacavas.  This concert includes classical music, folk songs, and holiday music. There will be music for all tastes!<br /> Location: KCC Performing Arts Center<br /> Info:  Sarah Tochiki, 808-387-6772; <a href="mailto:sarah_tochiki@eckms.k12.hi.us" target="_blank">sarah_tochiki@<wbr />eckms.k12.hi.us</a><br /> FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!<br /> <br /> Monday, December 10; 6:30 pm<br /> Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Beginning Band Preview Concert<br /> Featuring 120+ Beginning Band students in their first concert. <br /> Special guests, the Kauai Community College Jazz Ensemble<br /> Location: Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Kilohana Playcourt<br /> Info:  Sarah Tochiki, 808-387-6772; <a href="mailto:sarah_tochiki@eckms.k12.hi.us" target="_blank">sarah_tochiki@<wbr />eckms.k12.hi.us</a><br /> FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!<br /> <br /> Friday, December 14, 7:00 pm<br /> Kauai Community College Jazz Ensemble & Wind Symphony Winter Concert<br /> Featuring everything from Jazz to Classical music!<br /> Highlights from the program include music from every "Harry Potter" Movie, jazz standards, and holiday music.<br /> Location: KCC Performing Arts Center<br /> Info:  Sarah Tochiki, 808-387-6772; <a href="mailto:sarah_tochiki@eckms.k12.hi.us" target="_blank">sarah_tochiki@<wbr />eckms.k12.hi.us</a><br /> FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!</p>

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<p style="text-align: center;">Saturday, December 15, 7:30 pm</p>

<p style="text-align: center;">“4th Night of Chamber Music with Ensemble Henrietta”</p>

<p style="text-align: center;">Dynamic NYC/Kaua’i Collaboration</p>

<p style="text-align: center;">Cellist Josh Nakazawa from Hawai`i Symphony Orchestra;  Violinist Drew Ricciardi from Boston; Pianist Monica Chung; Violinist Kaycee Parker </p>

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<p style="text-align: center;">Contact: Kauai Concert Association</p>

<p style="text-align: center;"><br /> December 15, 2018, 11:00 am – 12:00 noon (OAHU EVENT)<br /> Ke Kula Mele Winter Concert<br /> Enjoy the music of Ke Kula Mele - School of Hawaiian music under the direction of Kumu Alan Akaka. Students will perform songs about Rain, Mist and Rainbows, as well as some Christmas songs, on steel guitar, ‘ukulele, guitar and Hawaiian style bass for this Winter Concert<br /> Windward Mall, 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, 96744<br /> Free and Open to the Public<br /> Info:  (808) 235-1143<br /> KE KULA MELE WEBSITE <a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r%3D3593651%26msgid%3D165239%26act%3D6UXB%26c%3D1506692%26destination%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.kekulamele.com%252F&source=gmail&ust=1539808627805000&usg=AFQjCNHb2eVLH73HuQPjUqqhX88fFhy_5A" href="http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=3593651&msgid=165239&act=6UXB&c=1506692&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kekulamele.com%2F" target="_blank">http://www.kekulamele.<wbr />com/</a> or contact <a href="mailto:alan@himele.org" target="_blank">alan@himele.<wbr />org</a><br /> <br /> Sunday, December 16, 2:00 – 4:30 pm (Matinee)<br /> “Island Breeze” CD Release Concert<br /> Featuring Kenny Endo, Riley Lee, Jeff Peterson<br /> An all-star trio blending Hawaiian and Japanese instruments<br /> in a creatively inspiring and exciting style – Kenny Endo on taiko, Riley Lee on shakuhachi, Jeff Peterson on Hawaiian slack key guitar<br /> performing live from the Nahoku Hano Hano Best Instrumental Album of the Year and Best Instrumental Song of the Year, 2015.<br /> Historic Waimea Theater, Waimea Town<br /> Ticket Info:  $30 on Brown Paper Tickets<br /> Info:  Garden Island Arts Council, (808) 245-2733<br /> <br /> Tuesday, December 18, 6:30 pm<br /> Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Band Winter Concert<br /> Featuring students for the 2nd and 3rd Year Bands and the CKMS Jazz Band.  Come and join us for a night of great music!<br /> Location:  Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Kilohana Playcourt<br /> Info:  Sarah Tochiki, 808-387-6772; <a href="mailto:sarah_tochiki@eckms.k12.hi.us" target="_blank">sarah_tochiki@<wbr />eckms.k12.hi.us</a><br /> FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!</p>

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