Guide to The Hawaiian Islands : Kauai Travel Planner 2018-2019
44 gohawaii.com/kauai @kauaidiscovery TorJohnson(2) FEBRUARY FEBRUARY 17-25 Waimea Town Celebration Old-fashioned plantation-style fun. Events include a canoe race, an ice cream eating contest, the Captain Cook Fun Run, an ‘ukulele competition, a lei contest, the Paniolo Challenge and continuous free entertainment. For more information, call 808-651-5744 or visit waimeatowncelebration.com. MARCH MARCH 24 Prince Kūhiō Celebration of the Arts Commemorative ceremonies by the Royal Order of Kamehameha at Prince Kūhiō Park. Call 808-240-6452 for info. APRIL APRIL 13-14 Spring Fantasy Orchid Show Event includes crafts, food and workshops. gardenislandorchidsociety.org MAY MAY 1 Lei Day Celebration/Irmalee & Walter Pomroy Lei Contest May Day is Lei Day at Līhu‘e’s Kaua‘i Museum. Enjoy the vibrant colors and tropical fragrances of the lei on display. Along with a Lei Contest, there will be delicious food and handmade crafts to purchase. Event will be held at the Kaua‘i Marriott Resort. For more information, call Kaua‘i Museum at 808-245-6931 or visit kauaimuseum.org. MAY 12 Visitor Industry Charity Walk This is Hawai‘i’s largest single-day fundraiser, taking place simultaneously on O‘ahu, Maui, Hawai‘i Island and Kaua‘i. Proceeds benefit local charities. Features food, beverages and local entertainment along the three-mile walk. Visit charitywalkhawaii.org/kauai.php. MAY 27 Banana Poka Round Up Kōke‘e Museum’s annual forest education fair. Features Hawaiian music, environmental exhibitions, forest craft workshops and family activities. Contact the Kōke‘e Natural History Museum at 808-335-9975 or visit kokee.org. JUNE JUNE 3 Taste of Hawai‘i This popular culinary event brings together over 50 of Hawai‘i’s innovative chefs who will prepare samples of their signature dishes. Held at Smith’s Tropical Paradise in Wailua. Proceeds support Rotary projects all over the world. Call 808-346-7095 or visit tasteofhawaii.com. JUNE 9 King Kamehameha Celebration Floral parade of Hawaiian organizations and the visitor industry honoring King Kamehameha and our ali‘i who cared for the Hawaiian people. Enjoy colorful displays featuring the Pā‘ū and Grand Marshall, Pā‘ū Queen and Princesses decked out in lei of each island amid floats and walking units in a parade that utilizes most of the horses on Kaua‘i. Ho‘olaule‘a with music, hula, crafts and food follow at the parade’s end. For more information, contact Melissia Sugai at 808-635-7205. JULY JULY 4 Concert in the Sky Residents and visitors of all ages celebrate July 4th at Līhu‘e’s Vidinha Stadium with family fun, great food 2018 Events & Festivals JOIN RESIDENTS AND VISITORS IN SEASONAL CELEBRATIONS OF KAUA‘I’S CULTURE AND ABUNDANCE. You’ll have fun and learn how to take some of the Kaua‘i spirit home with you. From crafts to coconuts, Kaua‘i celebrations are colorful, entertaining and amusing for all ages.
Island of Hawaii Travel Planner 2018-2019