What’s Up


June 23


Business Workshop
KCC Elections room behind OCET and Tech buildings, 5:30-8:30 p.m., free. KCC Hawaii Small Business Development Center (SBDC) presents the “How to Start a Business on Kauai” workshop. (Register: 241-3148, www.hawaii-sbdc.org)

Dance Into Shape
Aloha Dance Studio, Puhi, 6-7 p.m., $12. KUGA offers classes in Zumba, the Latin fitness craze. Other classes in Kalaheo. (www.zumbakauai.com)

Mom-Keiki Yoga
Princeville Community Center, 4334 Emmalani Drive, Princeville, 3:15 p.m., $33 for three sessions. Diane Cline teaches mom-keiki yoga. (480-244-7676)

Natural Easy Cooking Class
Qi Center, 3343 Kanakolu St., Lihue, 6-7 p.m., free. Demonstrations and uses of traditional Chinese remedies with natural foods recipes create a fun evening of easy cooking for greater health. Once again Dora Hong will present an array of dishes that will cool the summer heat the Chinese way and at the same time nourish our bodies. (639-4300, Qi@hawaii.rr.com)


Free Spay & Neuter
Near Lihue Hongwanji Mission, 8-10 a.m., free. The Kauai Humane Society’s mobile spay and neuter van will provide free cat sterilizations and $5 microchips. Cats must be dropped off between 8 and 10 a.m. and picked up between 2 and 4 p.m. Must be contained in a carrier or humane trap. (632-0610)

Kokee State Park Advisory Coucil
Lihue Civic Center, Moikeha Building, Planning Commission Conference Room, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. Kokee State Park Advisory Council meets to cover an update on the proposal for volunteer-created Park signage and a Cabin Auction. Encourages public attendance and input. (639-9235, www.kokeeadvisory.org)


Reef Fish Book Signing
Talk Story BookStore, Hanapepe, noon-1 p.m. Author of “The Complete Hawaiian Reef Fish Coloring Book” signs books and hand out free bookmarks and coloring sheets. (652-5756)


June 24


Sitting Qi Gong For Seniors
Qi Center, 3343 Kanakolu St., Lihue, Thursdays, 10-11 a.m., free for ages 60-plus; $10 general. Enjoy an easy and gentle sitting form to strengthen the immune system and longevity. (639-4300, Qi@hawaii.rr.com)


KPAA Annual Meeting
Kauai Community College OCET Building, Room 106 C&D, 3-5 p.m., free. Attend the Kauai Planning & Action Alliance annual meeting, themed “Green Economy, Green Jobs” and featuring speakers George Costa, director, County OED and State Representative Mina Morita. Also, overview of KPAA’s Kalalau Trail Restoration project. (Register: 632-2005, kpaa@kauainetwork.org)

Lihue Business Association
Duke’s at Kalapaki Beach, 3610 Rice St., Lihue, 8-9 a.m., free. Lihue Business Association, Kauai Chamber of Commerce, and Duke’s Canoe Club & Barefoot Restaurant present “Before Business Hours” with the Historic Hawaii Foundation. (246-9599 )


Summer Camp
Kokee State Park, call for meeting location, June 24-27, call for times, $175. Storybook Theatre of Kauai offers a summer adventure and learning camp to students ages 7 to 16. (335-0712, director@storybook.org)


June 25


Wailua Lecture
Aloha Beach Resort, Alii Room, 6-8 p.m., free. Enjoy this lecture on “Hauola I Ka Hikina A Ka La: Entering Wailua’s Portal to the Archaic Pathways of Life & Health,” part of the Hooulu Hawaiian Lecture Series. (346-7574, www.kaieie.org, programs@kaieie.org)


AIDS, Hepatitus Testing
Malama Pono office, 4357 Rice St., noon-4 p.m., free. Receive free AIDS and Hepatitis B testings. (246-9577)

Resource Days
Bank of Hawaii-Lihue Branch, 4455 Rice St., 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. “SBA Resource Days” provide tools and information for Hawaii’s economic recovery with 30-minute free, confidential consultations with small business specialists from the federal agency who address critical issues like access to capital and credit. (Register: 808-541-2990 ext. 212, www.sba.gov/hi)


Nukolii By Moonlight
Wailua to Nukolii Beach, call for meeting location/time/pricing. Take this easy 3.5 mile hike starting at sunset with the Sierra Club and then enjoy dinner at Lydgate Beach Park. Walk on miles of undeveloped coastline. (246-9067)


The Throwdowns
The Lava Lounge, call for address/time, $10-$15. The Surfrider Foundation’s Hawaii Chapters and Kona Brewing Company are proud to present the Throwdowns alongside other special guests. (808-942-3841)


Bon Dance
Lihue Hongwanji, Lihue, Friday-Saturday, 7:45 p.m., call for pricing. Celebrate the Obon tradition, designed to honor ancestors through an evening of dance, music and merrymaking. (245-6262)


Jam Room
The Jam Room, Kukui Grove Center, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. This open mic/open stage for Kauai youth welcomes musicians, singers, break dancers, hula dancers, rappers and slam poets to a safe, friendly and well-supervised venue hosted by Daphne Sanchez that’s fun and twitter-friendly. (hope.faith.daphne@gmail.com)

‘Taylor Camp’
Waimea Theater, 9691 Kaumualii Hwy., Waimea, Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., $10-$12. The latest version of the film “Taylor Camp” will be screened. (338-0282 )

Warken Ceballos Book Signing
Hanapepe Talk Story Book Store, 6-8:30 p.m., call for pricing. Rose T. Warken Ceballos signs copies of her second book, “Footprints in the Heart: Journey Through Everlasting Aloha.” (www.rosewarkenbooks.faithweb.com)


Surfrider Beach Cleanup
Nukolii Beach Park, 9:30 a.m., free. Attend this Father’s Day Beach Cleanup with prizes, food and fun challenges for the sixth annual celebration of International Surfing Day.


June 26


Chakra Series
Kalaheo Yoga, 4427 Papalina Road, 3-5 p.m., $20. Explore the Root of Support,
Muladhara Chakra. (651-1568, www.kalaheoyoga.com)

Hawaiian Herbal Medicine
Kapaa location, call for address, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $99 per day. Herbalist and acupuncturist David Bruce Leonard presents these “Hawaiian Herbal Medicine” classes, where topics include plant gathering and listening to plants, Hawaiian and Chinese herbs for infectious diseases and plant walks. (Register: 652-0433, pattiv9@gmail.com)

Tantric Movement, Dance
Studio Kauai Yoga, Suite 10, 4504 Kukui St., Kapaa, Saturdays, June 26-July 31, 3-4 p.m., $15 per class; six classes for $60. Participate in these movement classes designed to support health by developing core pelvic movements, conscious breathing, Tantric visualization and elemental dancing. (346-5135)

Wailua Lecture
Aloha Beach Resort, Alii Room, 9 a.m.-noon, $35. Enjoy this workshop on “Kahalawai: Horizons Bridging Past, Present & Future.” Fee includes instructional visit to selected cultural sites. (Register: 346-7574, programs@kaieie.org, www.kaieie.org)


Wailua-Kapaa Neighborhood Association
Kapaa Public Library, 4-1464 Kuhio Hwy., Kapaa, 2-4 p.m., free. The Wailua-Kapaa Neighborhood Association meets to discuss “Kaua‘i’s Endangered Seabirds: Facts & Impacts” presented by the Division of Forestry and Wildlife staff. (821-2837, www.wkna.org)


Kokee Hike
Call for meeting location/time/pricing. On this Sierra Club spectacular, strenuous seven-mile hike, hike the forest of Kokee, Black Pipe Trail, Canyon Trail and Poomau Canyon Lookout. Cross over Waipoo Falls for a view of Waimea Canyon to the ocean. (Register: 826-7302)


Center Stage Kukui Grove
Kukui Grove Center, Food Court Stage, 3-2600 Kaumualii Hwy., Lihue, 5:30-6:30 p.m., free. Kukui Grove and Live Music Kauai present a variety of musical styles in free concerts through the summer. (635-6477, www.LiveMusicKauai.org)

Red Clay Jazz Festival
St. Regis Princeville Resort, 5520 Kahaku Road, Princeville, 4 p.m., $45-$85. Enjoy the Red Clay Jazz Festival featuring Ernie Watts, Rhythm Summit and Peter Sprague to benefit the Kauai Concert Association Scholarship Fund. (www.kauai-concert.org)


Kauai Community College, Performing Arts Center, 3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy., Lihue, 7-9:30 p.m., $25-$35. Attend Makana with Matt Bolton and silent auction, a benefit for Grow Kauai Teachers. (826-6892)

Shared-use Path between Lihi Park and Ahihi Point, 6 a.m. registration; 7 a.m. start; free. Walk, bike, run or jog two to eight miles with Mayor Bernard Carvalho in the second annual Mayor-a-thon. (Register: www.getfitkauai.com)

Never Forget Sandy G!
Kauai Lagoons Golf Course, 3351 Hoolaulea Way, Lihue, 7:30 a.m., call for pricing. Participate in the Never Forget Sandy G! golf tournament to benefit YWCA. (634-2883, www.ywcakauai.org)

Pod Portal
Dolphin Touch Wellness Center, 4544 Kukui St., Kapaa, 6-7 p.m., $11. The Mernation (mermaids and Mermen) in unity with the cetacean nation (whales and dolphins) share the pod portal: A “Trance-Mission” of sacred sound with harp, gong, and chants to tune us in to the frequency of love and respect for all creation. (822-4414, dolphinconnection@gmail.com, www.DolphinTouch.org)

Yard Sale
Koloa Missionary Church, 3370 Poipu Road, Koloa, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free admission. Browse the church yard sale. (742-6777 )


‘Taylor Camp’
Waimea Theater, 9691 Kaumualii Hwy., Waimea, 7:30 p.m., $10-$12. The latest version of the film “Taylor Camp” will be screened. (338-0282 )


KHS Volunteer Orientation
Kauai Humane Society, 3-825 Kaumualii Hwy., Lihue, 9-11 a.m., free. Participate in the new volunteer orientation class and/or foster kitten training course. (632-0610 ext. 102)


June 27


88 Shrines Tour
Lawai International Center, call for address, 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m., call for pricing. View a brief video and talk story session about the archaeological and hidden cultural treasures in Lawai Valley as presented by Lynn Muramoto. (639-4300, www.lawaicenter.org)

Sleeping Giant
Call for meeting location/time/pricing. Hike up one trail with the Sierra Club to the top of Nonou (Sleeping Giant) and down another. Fantastic views, incredible vegetation. Moderately strenuous 4.5 mile trip. (742-1001)


Kapaa High Football Golf Tournament
Wailua Golf Course, 3-5350 Kuhio Hwy., Lihue, 7 a.m., $100 per player. Participate in the Kapaa High School Foundation’s Kapaa High School Football Golf Tournament to benefit the school’s football program. (651-4325, 822-4158)


June 28


Hula, Tahitian Dance Registration
All Saints Episcopal Church, gym, 4-1065 Kuhio Hwy., Kapaa, register now for classes starting in July Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, call for times/pricing. Take classes in hula and/or Tahitian dance under the instruction of Leilani Rivera Bond, kumu hula of Halau Hula o Leilani. (651-0682, darryl.leilani@hawaiiantel.net)

Medicine Making
East side location, call for address, 6-9 p.m., $49. Herbalist and acupuncturist David Bruce Leonard offers a Medicine Making class. (Register: 652-0433)

Paper-Cutting Workshop
Waimea Public Library, 9750 Kaumualii Hwy., Waimea, 6:30 p.m., call for pricing. Attend this workshop on “The Folk Art of Chinese Paper Cutting” in celebration of this year’s summer State of Hawaii Public Library System reading program. Barbara Chung Ho shares a brief history of the folk art and conducts a step-by-step demonstration on the basic techniques of Chinese paper cutting, supplies provided. Ages 8-plus. (Register: 338-6848)


June 29


Dance Workshop Registration
Aloha Dance Studio, 4469 Kolopa St., Lihue, registration due today for July 29-30 workshop, call for times/pricing. Early bird registration is due today for the “So You Think You Can Dance” workshop to be held July 29-30. (245-1810)

Qi Gong For Seniors
Qi Center, 3343 Kanakolu St., Lihue, Tuesdays, 10-11 a.m., free for ages 60-plus; $10 general. A gentle standing form, Golden Eight, promotes balance and self healing. (639-4300, Qi@hawaii.rr.com)

Secure Against Crime
Princeville Community Center, 4334 Emmalani Drive, Princeville, 5-7 p.m., free to members of Kauai North Shore Business Council, $35 general. Special Investigator Mel Rapozo speaks on “Securing Your Business from Crime.” (826-3040 ext. 22, efurfaro@princeville.com)

Wild Edibles
East side location, call for address, 6-9 p.m., $49. Herbalist and acupuncturist David Bruce Leonard offers a Wild Edibles class. (Register: 652-0433)

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