March 21, 2019

KekuaAloha Foundation 4th Annual Keiki Fun Day Sat. 3/30

Come celebrate “Community”. The Kekua Aloha Foundation invites families with children to join in sharing food, fun, and fellowship at Kapaa Beach Park on March 30th from 12 noon until 6pm. Listen to music from Kapaa Middle School band & choir and Candice & Co. Watch Salsa dances, Kapaa Elementary School Kid Fit Crew and more. Enjoy the slide and glide inflatable fun. Festivities start at 12 noon and last into early evening when the Annual iSiva Youth “Burn Out Suicide” Fireknife competition, drumming exhibition and special presentations from 2010 World Fireknife Champion Rex Tiumalu and iSiva Fireknfie Crew are featured. Cost is $15 for an all-day pass. A portion of the proceeds made at the event will go to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Hawaii

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March 19, 2019

Run For Beer 5K Fun Run at Ola Brew

The Hawaii Brewery Running Series is joining Ola Brew Co for their inaugural 2019 Run For Beer season! Join them on Saturday, March 23rd at 11am for a 5k-ish course that starts and ends at Ola Brew Co. Weave through the surrounding streets at whatever pace you like, no matter what there's a beer waiting for you at the finish line! They are all about being active, having fun, and giving back to our local community. 10% of all proceeds go directly to Hawaii Uncharted Research Collective, a local organization that aims to increase awareness and knowledge about whale sharks and inform strong conservation-minded initiatives for their future preservation... so not only do you get a little exercise and enjoy a great beer, you are contributing to our awesome community! What’s included?! All participants get to enjoy a craft brew from Ola Brew and get to take home a collector’s swag item from the Brewery Running Series + goodies and giveaways from their partners and sponsors + a chance to win sweet door prizes! Your registration also earns you an invitation to stick around and enjoy the day’s entertainment: music, food trucks, local vendors, and fun with our sponsors. Plan to arrive about 30 minutes prior to check-in and check-out partners, sponsors, and pre-race activities. Don’t forget some extra $$. In addition to your beer and swag, there will be merchandise for sale and plenty more beer! Registration is limited. Click here for more info.

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March 14, 2019

The 9th Annual Anahola Prince Kuhio Day Celebration

The 9th Annual Anahola Prince Kuhio Day Celebration will be held from11an till 4pm on Saturday, March 16 at Anahola Beach Park. The event will reaffirm the leadership, stewardship, and vision of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaʻole and his legacy in perpetuating the growth of healthy Hawaiian community on ʻaina hoʻopulapula (homesteads land). The late Hosea K. Lovell will also be honored for his contributions as a leader and strong advocate for the Native Hawaiian people. As a life long educator, fisherman, and cultural resource in the community, Kupuna Lovell has made a tremendous impact for the good in the lives of individuals and families in Anahola and on the island of Kauai. Participate in a day of fun-filled activities. There will be educational, cultural, health and wellness exhibits for the whole family. Enjoy live music, entertainment, and hula performances in celebrating the past and embracing the future of Prince Kuhio’s legacy. There will also be food and craft booths too. Hoʻokupu (offering) protocol ceremony will begin at 11am. Admission is free. Directions: turn makai (towards the ocean) from highway 56 on to Anahola Road.

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March 12, 2019

Kevin O'Leary On Wealth Event

Kevin O'Leary of ABC's Shark Tank and his event sponsors are putting on an event in Kapaa and tickets are FREE! This event is all about helping you succeed. Here are the top ways you will benefit from attending this event: Unlimited potential, money magnet, monthly cash flow, wealth preservation, retirement & critical tools. Your most important asset in achieving wealth is your mind. At this free event he'll show you how to create the attitudes and behaviors that deliver wealth. Join Kevin O'Leary’s team at the fun relaxed and informative event that is guaranteed to give you a new way of thinking about money like never before. For more info Click Here

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March 8, 2019

Update on the Kuhio Highway Emergency Repairs


Project Progress Continues!
Project contractors successfully completed the night work on Waipa Bridge this week. Additional night closures will be required in the upcoming weeks. The project continues to make progress towards its goals of substantially completing the Kuhio Highway road repairs by April 30, 2019 and substantially completing the repairs to Wai‘oli, Waipa, and Waikoko Bridges by May 31, 2019. HDOT and the project team are actively working with the County of Kauai, other agencies, and stakeholders to develop a plan to safely reopen the Kuhio Highway to the public when the road repairs are substantially completed.  
UPCOMING ROAD CLOSURE
The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces the closure of Kuhio Highway (Route 560) to all traffic between the Waikoko and Wainiha checkpoints from 8:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2019. This closure is needed to ensure safety during the installation of slope stabilization measures. On Friday, March 15th, crews will resume flying in a Tecco mesh system above the highway. All traffic, regardless of passes, must be cleared off the highway during the installation for their own safety. Affected convoys on Friday, March 15th will be the 12:45 p.m. convoy from Wainiha out and the 1:15 p.m. convoy in from Waikoko. On Friday, March 15, 2019, the convoy schedule for the day will be:
• 5:50 AM Wainiha to Hanalei
• 6:20 AM Hanalei to Wainiha
• 6:50 AM Wainiha to Hanalei
• 7:20 AM Hanalei to Wainiha
• 7:50 AM Wainiha to Hanalei
• 8:20 AM Hanalei to Wainiha
• 12:45 PM Wainiha to Hanalei - CANCELLED
• 1:15 PM Hanalei to Wainiha - CANCELLED
• 1:45 PM Wainiha to Hanalei
• 2:15 PM Hanalei to Wainiha
• 5:00 PM Wainiha to Hanalei
• 5:30 PM Hanalei to Wainiha
• 6:00 PM Wainiha to Hanalei
• 6:30 PM Hanalei to Wainiha
• 7:00 PM Wainiha to Hanalei
• 7:30 PM Hanalei to Wainiha
• 8:00 PM Wainiha to Hanalei
• 8:30 PM Hanalei to Wainiha
• 9:00 PM Wainiha to Hanalei
• 9:30 PM Hanalei to Wainiha
• 10:15 PM Wainiha to Hanalei
• 11:00 PM Hanalei to Wainiha
Additional reminders about this road closure will be sent out as the date nears. 
All work is weather permitting. More information on the bridges and other Kuhio Highway Emergency Repairs Click Here
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March 5, 2019

Grove Farm Old Time Games Sat. 3/9

Saturday, March 9th 2019 10am till 3pm at the Grove Farm museum in Lihue
Come enjoy an old fashioned day with games, races, and entertainment from the 1800s and early 1900s, along with small prizes from this bygone era. Amusing for the whole family, there’ll also be a miniature horse petting zoo, puppet shows, and a tin plate model train display!  Proceeds benefit the continuing preservation of Waioli Mission House and Grove Farm museums.  Entry $2 and for families of 4 or more $8 Games $2 • Contests and Races $1 All Shows Free with admission!  For more info call 245-3202

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Feb. 26, 2019

Rotary Club of Poipu Beach presents One Fine Evening on Sat. 3/2

This Saturday, March 2nd 5:30pm
The One Fine Evening Event is one of the major fundraisers for the year. Donations go into the Rotary Club of Poipu Beach Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity that funds many of the scholarships and community service projects. It's Kauai's premier fine art, culinary, wine, and music experience. A whole evening of fun and help raise funds for local community service projects, KCC scholarships, and nonprofit grants of the Rotary Club of Poipu Beach. For more info & tickets Click Here

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Feb. 20, 2019

Kauai Animal Welfare Society Fundraiser - Mardi Gras Celebration on Sat. 2/23

Kaua`i Animal Welfare Society Proudly Presents "Mardi Gras - Cirque Pour Les Animaux"
Sat. 2/23 from 5:30pm to 9:00pm at the Courtyard by Marriott's Hale O Ho`olaule`a Tent in Kapa`a.
Buffet Dinner provided by Fresh from the Garden, Performers from Soul Fire Productions, Live Music by Gypsy Spice, Silent and Live Auctions Prize awarded for the Most Fabulous Costume. Tickets are $85 if purchased by February 22nd, $100 at the door, children 12 and under $25 Sponsor tables (table of 10) $1,200. Donations of new items, products, services, and gift certificates for our auctions are gratefully accepted. 
For more info or to order tickets Click Here

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Feb. 18, 2019

Surf Into Stewardship B-Rad Coastal Cleanup + Pa'ina Sat. 2/23

This will be a multi-location cleanup along the Coastal Path down in Kapa’a. Starting at 10am at Kealia Beach near Lifeguard Station and dispersing to multiple locations along the path from Donkeys to the Boat Launch in Kapa’a. After the cleanup, they will head across the street to the Old Kealia Store for a FREE lu’au style lunch with guest speakers from some of our islands’ elite watermen and women and live music from Sashamon. This is one large scale cleanup that you do not want to miss! They will provide gloves, bags, and refreshments for all cleanup volunteers. Please spread the word and let’s make it an Epic Day of giving back to our Island.

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Feb. 14, 2019

UB40 with Katchafire Concert Sun 2/17

UB40 featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey with Special Guests Katchafire
At the Poipu Beach Athletic Club on February 17th starting at 6pm
For more info or to purchase tickets Click Here
You can also purchase tickets in person on Kauai at Poipu Beach Athletic Club,
Progressive Expressions, Pono Market, Deli & Bread Connection and Hanalei Surf.

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