Spring 2012 Calendar of Events


Island School’s 33rd Annual Gala Auction
March 10th, 2012, 5pm to 11pm, Kaua’i Marriott Kalapaki. Island School’s premier fundraising event, “An Evening in Paris,” will feature old-world charm, fine French wine and cuisine, unique entertainment, and spectacular live, silent, and dessert auctions. Proceeds support tuition aid for students in need. For more information, email auction@ischool.org or call 246-0233.

Prince Kuhio Celebration
Sunday, March 11 – Monday, March 26, Grand Hyatt Kauai’i Resort & Spa, Prince Kuhio Park, Kukui’ula Village, Plantation Gardens and Marriott’s Wai’ohai Beach Club.

Kaua’i Orchid and Art Festival 2012
Friday March 30, 2012, 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 AM to 4:00 pm: The Kaua’i Orchid and Art Festival showcases free Hawaiian music concerts, art exhibits, ono food and the Garden Island Orchid Society’s Orchid Show. CONTACT: Joanna Carolan, info@bananapatchstudio.com, (808) 335-5944.

Kaua’i Community College 10th Annual Spring Gourmet Gala
Tickets are $100.00. April 8, 2012, 6:00pm Contact 245-8243.

Kaua’i Museum May Day Celebration and Lei Contest
Tuesday, May 5, 11:00a.m. – 4:00pm. Free. Kaua’i Museum

May Day by the Bay
Saturday, May 12, 9:00a.m. – 6:00pm. $5. Wai’oli Beach Park.

2012 Kaua’i Polynesian Festival
Thursday May 24 – Sunday May 27. $10. Vidinha Stadium Soccer Field – call 335-6466.

Banana Poka Roundup
Sunday May 27, 10:00a.m. – 4:00pm. Annual Forest Education Fair by Hui O Laka. Free. Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow, Kokee State Park.


Kodonomohi, Children’s Day Celebration
Saturday, March 3, 10am to 2pm. Presented by the Kaua’i Japanese Cultural Society at Kukui Grove.

Parent & Child Fair
Saturday, April 7, 10am to 2pm at Kukui Grove.

Tiny Miss Garden Island Pageant
Saturday, April 14, Presented by Joy Star Productions. time TBA. At Kukui Grove.

Kaua’i Family Magazine Keiki Cover Search
Saturday, May 12, 10am. Presented by Kaua’i Community FCU. At Kukui Grove Center. Register by April 20th. For information, Call 639-5656 or visit kauaifamilymagazine.com.


Once upon a Dream The Dance Show
Saturday, April 28, 2012 11am & 4pm. KCC Performing Arts. Spectacular Live Dance, Film, Music & Multimedia Performance 80 talented dancers from Kaua’i Dance Center Classical Ballet, Hip Hop, Modern Dance www.kauaidancecenter.com. Call 823-9588 for more information.

Aloha Dance Studio Spring Recital
Sunday May 20, 2012 4:00pm. Celebrating 10 year anniversary. Kaua’i War Memorial Convention Hall. For more info call: (808) 245-1810.

Summer Stars
A performing arts education program. Information and applications can be obtained at
www.hawaiichildrenstheatre.com. Registration starts March 1. Program will begin on June 4.


Island School Summer Offerings
June 18th to July 13th
Contact: (808) 246-0233 for programs.

Leap into the Arctic
Grades: Pre-K (3 and 4 year old).
Time: 8 am to 12 noon. Cost: TBD

Summer Science/English Shantelle Manibog
Grades: Entering K to 2nd grade.
Time: 8 am to 12 noon. Cost: TBD

Summer Science Fun with Cristy Peeren
Grades: 1-3. Time: 12 – 4 pm. Cost: TBD

Reading Literacy Clinic
Grades: 3-6. Time: 8 am – 12. Cost: $600

Kaua’i Humane Society Camps
For more information about the camps orworkshops, call Mele Brewer at 632-0610.

Kaua’i Independent Daycare Services, Inc (K.I.D.S. School) Summer Nature Trex
Mid June 2012 through July 2012. Monday through Friday 7 am to 5 pm. Children born
in 2009, 2008, 2007. Contact: (808) 822-0262 or email pkunimura@aol.com.

Beginning Spanish classes for children and adults. “Fun with Spanish”
One class is for ages 3-6 and another for ages 7-13. High School and Adult classes and tutoring are arranged based on the individual’s schedule. Call Ana at 482-1863 for times and tuition.


Free Health Care For All
February 28th to March 9th, 2012.Tropic Care Kaua’i. For more information and the
various locations call 241-3387.

Childbirth Preparation Classes
New classes start monthly. Presented by Virginia Beck, CNP. Founder of Malama Birth
Training. For more information call West Kaua’i Clinics 335-0579.

Childbirth & Parent Education Classes
The Tuesday 6-week classes begin on March 13, 2012. Tuesdays 6:00 pm. Topics include: Discomfort & warning signs, Cesarean births, Newborns, Medications and hospital procedures, Labor, Delivery, Postpartum, breastfeeding & more! Call 245-1441 for more information at Wilcox Health.

Get a Grip Video Conference
Saturday, March 3, 2012, 8:30 am. A video conference to hear a variety of physicians
from Hawai’i Pacific Health as they explain how to “Get a Grip” on your active lifestyle,
sports injuries, how to reduce chances of injuries and more. Call 245-1198 to register.

Walk Around the Block with the Doc
Saturday, April 28, 7:00am. Meet in the lobby of Wilcox Memorial Hospital to start
your brisk 1-mile walk around campus with Dr. John Funai, cardiologist at Kaua’i Medical Clinic. Then join Dr. Funai for a delicious healthy breakfast and some heart health tips. Call 245-1198 to register.

Kupuna Passport to Health Fair
May 4, 2012 8:00am – 12:00pm Mahelona Medical Center. Info, training, screenings & more. 823-4136.


Traditional Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concerts
Fridays, 4pm, Hanalei Community Center, Saturdays, 5pm, Kapa’a-Children of the Land (Kaua’i Village/Safeway), Sundays, 3pm, Hanalei Community Center. Free gift drawing. Proceeds support the center and this program. Tickets: $20/$15 (keiki/kupuna). Call 826-1469 for Info & Reservations.

Na Lei Hiwahiwa Concert
Friday May 4, 2012, 5:00 Pm to 9:00pm. Annual celebration of the beauty of the lei with contemporary Hawaiian entertainment. Kaua’i Beach Resort. CONTACT: Carol Bain, cdbain@kauai.net, (808) 246-2111.

E Kanikapila Kakou 2012 Concert
Performance is Island wide, weekly through June 3. For more information call Carol Yotsuda at (808) 245-2733.


Kaua’i Big Brother’s Big Sister’s 3rd Annual Bowl for Kids Sake
Saturday, March 3, 2012. 3:00pm to 9:00pm at Lihue Bowling Center. Contact Kaulana Finn 855-2905 or email kfinn@bigskauai.org.

Ho’ola Lahui Ohana Fun Walk/Run
Saturday, March 3, 2012 7:00am Check in. 7:30 Wallk/Run Starts at Kapa’a Neighborhood Center. For info call Chacha at 245-8933 or email: cnash@hoolahui.org.

March For Babies
April 14th at Lydgate Park Registration. Begins at 6:45am. Walk begins at 8:00am.

TriKauai Triathlon
April 15, 2012. For beginners and seasoned athletes alike. It can be done as individuals, or as a team (each person does a leg). Contact Brian Curll at 635-6311 or email: Bcurll@aol.com. www.TriKauai.com.

Hanapepe Relay For Life
April 28, 2012. Benefits the American Cancer Society, $10 entry. Hanapepe Stadium.

Charity Walk Kauai
May 12, 2012 6:30am – 12:00 pm. Historic County Building. Visit CharityWalkHawaii.org for details.

Business Persons Outrigger Canoe Race
May 13 2012. Hosted by Pu’uwai Canoe Club at the Wailua River. Contact Brian Curll
at 635-6311 or email: Bcurll@aol.com.

Pedal to the Meadow 2012
Sunday May 27, 2012, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Ride from Kekaha to Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow in Kokee State Park. Contact: Mary Williamson, (808) 335-9975.