What’s Up


October 13


Kauai Ballroom Dance Club
Lihue Neighborhood Center, 3353 Eono St, Lihue, 7-8:30 p.m. call for cost. Learn the chacha, night club two-step and foxtrot. (332-5654)


Kauai Museum 50th Anniversary Celebration
Princeville Public Library, 4343 Emmalani Drive, Princeville, 6 p.m., free. Join Auntie Ihiihinui Kanealii as she speaks and reflects on the culture and achievements of Na Kanaka Maoli and immigrants of Kauai and Niihau. (826-4310)


Crater Hill
Crater Hill, Kilauea, 9 a.m., free. Join Service Ranger Seri Saari on a moderately strenuous hike to a remote portion of the National Wildlife Refuge where wildlife and breathtaking coastal views abound.Reservations required. (828-1413)


October 14


Crater Hill
Crater Hill, Kilauea, 9 a.m., free. Join Service Ranger Seri Saari on a moderately strenuous hike to a remote portion of theNational Wildlife Refuge where wildlife and breathtaking coastal views abound.Reservations required. (828-1413)

Hanalei NWR Kayak Paddle
Hanalei River, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Join Refuge Biologist Kim Uyehara and explore the Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge. Reservations required (828-1413)

Koloa Field System Complex
Koloa Neighborhood Center, Koloa, 6:30 p.m., free. Dr. Hal Hammatt will discuss the entire Koloa Field System Complex. (639-3248)


October 15


Hapa Trail
Kiahuna Golf Course parking lot, Koloa, 10 a.m., free. Dr. Hal Hammatt will lead a tour of archeological preserves and the Hapa Trail. (639-3248)

‘Seabirds Of Hawaii’
Crater Hill, 9 a.m., free. Join Wildlife Service Seabird Biologist Beth Flint on an informative, but moderately strenuous hike. Reservations required (828-1413)


Kapala And Leilani Bond
Kauai Veterans Center, 3125 Kapule Hwy, Lihue, 7 p.m., $20. Kapala and Leilani Bond and her halau entertain. (651-0864, 651-0682)


Book Signing
Borders Books and Music, Lihue, 3 p.m., book costs $20. Fernando Penaloa will be signing copies of his new book, “The Alaka’i, Kauai’s Unique Wilderness” (335-0045)

Movie Night
Kilauea Theater, Kilauea, 7 p.m., free. Join us for a fun-filled night viewing the family-friendly movie, ‘Winged Migration’.(828-0724 )


October 16


Creating Space For Transformation
Kalaheo Yoga Studio, 4427 Papalina Road, Kalaheo, 2-5 p.m., $20 donation. Learn a self-healing process to eliminate disease causing energy. (332-0504)

Driver Safety Class
AARP Information Center, 3-3178 Kuhio Hwy., Lihue, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., call for cost. Become a safer and more insurable driver. (246-4500)


Beach Clean Up
Maha’ulepu Beach, Poipu Road past Grand Hyatt Hotel, 9 a.m., free. Join the Sierra Club, Malama Maha’ulepu, and Surfrider team in cleaning up the beach. (652-1718)

Protecting The Taro
Waipa Kalo Festival, 1 mile past Hanalei School, 6:30 p.m., free. Jerry Konanui presents Malama Haloa, a survival guide for our times. (826-9969)

Sketches Of People And Ice
Waimea Public Library, 9750 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, 6:30 p.m., free. Pat Braden tells and sings stories. Ages 10-plus. (338-6848)


Kilauea Point Free Day
Kilauea Point, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Enjoy the sights and sounds while strolling through the history of the National Wildlife Refuge System.

The Princess Kaiulani Story Fest
The Storybook Theatre of Hawaii & Hanapepe Town, Hanapepe, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Children and families can walk freely around town enjoying the many activities and performances created especially for them. (335-0712)

Waipa Kalo Festival
1 mile past Hanalei School, Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m., $1-$3. Bring the family and enjoy a fun-filled day of educational displays, booths, tastings, demonstrations, games, music and contests. Walt Keale will entertain and Bu La’ia will emcee the festival. (waipafoundation, 826-9969)


Keiki Fun
Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, 11 a.m., free. Keiki are invited to meet the Blue Goose, the NWR mascot and participate in all types of fun-filled activities.

Mokolea Point Hike
Crater Hill, Kilauea, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Join historian Gary Smith on a vigorous six mile hike to a spectacular vantage point on the National Wildlife Refuge. Reservations required (828-1413)

Golden Moments
Aston Kauai Beach at Makaiwa, 650 Aleka Loop, Kapaa, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-noon, $55. The National Federation of the Blind of Hawaii State Convention offers an opportunity for people with visual impairments and their family and friends to network. (274-3333)

North Shore Health And Wellness Fair
Church of the Pacific, Princeville, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free admission. Come and enjoy halau hula NaLei Kupua, massages, EsCential oils, handwriting, reading, acupuncture, reiki and green cleaners. (826-6481)

Waipa Kalo Festival
Waipa and Limahuli, 9 a.m., $3. This zero waste event features hands-on workshops, displays, kalo competitions, art contest, craft vendors, food and more. (826-9969, waipafoundation.org)

Monk Seal Count
Various beaches and coastlines, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., free. The Hawaiian Monk Seall Conservation Hui is looking for volunteers to participate in this semi-annual monk seal count. (346-1592)


October 17


Beloved Rainbow Bridge Triunity
Anini Temple, 6-8:30 p.m., $45 contribution. Participate and enjoy the “Triunity of Oneness”. (635-3026)


Nu’alolo Trail
Nu’alolo Trail, Koke’e, call for times/cost. Join a strenuous nine mile round trip hike with steep sections dropping 2,000 feet to stunning views of Na Pali coast. (826-6105)


October 18


Talk Story Tour
Lihue Library, 4344 Hardy St., Lihue, 10 a.m., Waimea Library, 9750 Kaumualii Hwy., Waimea, 6:30 p.m., free. Jim Green and Pat Braden tell stories of their adventures and the characters they’ve met along theway. (241-3222)


October 19


Body Fat Testing
Cost U Less locations, Tuesday 4:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday 9-11 a.m., free. Take seven seconds and have your body fat tested and hear simple ways of improving and lowering your fat percentage.

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