What’s Up

Wednesday

August 4

HIKES & TOURS

Grove Farm Tours

Grove Farm Museum, 4050 Nawiliwili Road, Lihue, Wednesday, Thursday and Monday, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., call for pricing. Enjoy walking tours of the 100 acre historical site of plantation life on Kaua’i. (Register: 245-3202)

REUNIONS

Kapaa High 1985

Call for location, register now for reunion Oct. 22-23, call for time/pricing. Register now to attend Kapaa High School’s class of 1985 25th reunion Oct. 22-23. (Register: 635-5705)

SPECIAL EVENTS

Divine Feminine Retreat

Haena location, call for address, register now for Aug. 13-23 retreat, $945; Aug. 21, $7-$108; Aug. 20-22, $315. Celebrate the Divine Feminine Retreat and dance in the Mandala of Tara and enjoy sacred music, dharma and more. (Register: 332-7447)

Thursday

August 5

COMMUNITY

‘Free For Fall’ Campaign

Kauai Lagoons Golf Club, 3351 Hoolaulea Way, Lihue, Aug. 5-Dec. 25, free (ages 6-17). Junior golfers ages 6-17 can black the Kauai Lagoons Golf Club for free and receive free rental clubs when playing with a paid adult. Ends Dec. 25. (1-800-634-6400, kauailagoonsgolf.com)

REUNIONS

Kaua’i High 1975

Various locations, registration due today for reunion Aug. 20-22, call for times, free. Register to attend the Kaua’i High School class of 1975’s 35th reunion. (Register: 651-8967, 645-1310, 652-1012)

THE ARTS

Doug Britt Exhibit

galerie103, Kukuiula Village, 2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka, Aug. 5-Sept. 25, Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sundays by appointment; call for pricing. Check out Doug Britt’s “Early Paintings + Constructions.” Ends Sept. 25. (742-0103, galerie103.com)

Friday

August 6

MUSIC

Slack Key Guitar, Uke Concert Hanalei Family Community Center, 5-5299 Kuhio Hwy., Hanalei, 4-6 p.m., $15-$20. Attend this award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele concert featuring songs and stories that span the islands. Proceeds support Hale Halawai Ohana o Hanalei and this program. (Register: 826-1469)

SPECIAL EVENTS

Bon Dance

Waimea Higashi Hongwanji, 9554 Kaumualii Hwy., Waimea, Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., call for pricing. Celebrate the Obon tradition, designed to honor ancestors through an evening of dance, music and merrymaking. (338-1847)

Special Fundraiser

Kaua’i Marriott Resort, Kaua’i Lagoons Tennis Courts, 5-8 p.m., $35-$40/person; $300/10 people. Enjoy live entertainment, heavy pupus, a no-host bar and a silent auction at the Friends of the Children’s Justice Center’s fourth annual Fundraiser. (755-5840, 632-2114, 651-4694)

Saturday

August 7

CLASSES

Food Growing Forum

One Song Farm, Moloaa, first Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon, donations welcome. Sun, a farmer/gardener with 20-plus years of successful bio-intensive organic market gardening in Hawaii under his belt, shares his experience and knowledge. (635-3020)

‘What Is Real Security?’

Na Keiki O Ka Aina Center, Kapaa, 5 p.m., free. This idea exchange on “What is real security?” features four outspoken community activists plus a Washington perspective by Congresswomen Mazie Hirono. (822-7646)

SPECIAL EVENTS

Artist Craft Fair

Church of the Pacific, 4520 Kapa Ka Road, Princeville, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free admission. Browse this Artist Craft Fair for locally made products and more. (826-6481)

THE ARTS

Book Signing, Program

Borders Books & Music, 4303 Nawiliwili Road, Lihue, 2 p.m., free. The new memoir by Frances N. Frazier, “Hali`a of Hawai`i, A Legacy of Language,” will be introduced during “The Story Behind the Book’s Stories” program presented by editor/publisher Dawn Kawahara of Kaua’i’s own TropicBird Press. (246-0862)

Sunday

August 8

CLASSES

Meditation On Compassion

Tara Sangha – Buddhist Center, 6458-B Kahuna Road, Kapaa, Sundays, 9-10 a.m., call for pricing. Practice compassion and live a happier life with group meditation: Chenrezig, the Tibetan Buddhist practice of compassion. (823-0949, tarasangha.org)

HIKES & TOURS

88 Shrines

Lawai International Center, second and last Sundays, 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m., donations accepted. Come and experience a tranquil walk on the path of the 88 Shrines and enjoy a bried video and talk story session about the archaeological and hidden cultural treasure in Lawai Valley. (639-4300, lawaicenter.org)

MUSIC

Slack Key Guitar, Uke Concert

Hanalei Family Community Center, 5-5299 Kuhio Hwy., Hanalei, 3-5 p.m., $15-$20. Attend this award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele concert featuring songs and stories honoring gifts of the ancestors. Proceeds support Hale Halawai Ohana o Hanalei and this program. (Register: 826-1469)

Monday

August 9

CLASSES

Line Dancing Lessons

Kaua’i Community College, OCET Bldg., Room 106C, 3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy., Lihue, registration due today for Aug. 11 and 18 classes, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $20. Learn 15-20 line dances progressing from beginner to intermediate levels. (Register: 245-8318)

THE ARTS

Nepal, India Slide Show

Kalaheo Community Center, call for address, 7 p.m., free. Enjoy a slide show of travels to Nepal and India and the mission of building schools for children there. Refreshments after. (332-0730)

Tuesday

August 10

SPECIAL EVENTS

Paina With JoAnn Yukimura

Princeville Clubhouse, Princeville, 6-8 p.m., free. Attend this paina with JoAnn Yukimura, council candidate, and share your hopes and dreams for Kaua’i during an ono dinner and talk story session. (Register: 826-9484)

ONGOING
CLASSES

Core Training For Boomers

Kapaa Neighborhood Center, 4491 Kou St., Kapaa, Mondays, 9:15-10 a.m., $5-$10 suggested donation. Take part in a core training class for boomers ages 50-plus. (212-6228)

CORE, PiYo Classes

Fitbodies Personal Training, Kalaheo, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. and Wednesdays, 4:15 p.m. CORE Performance Circuit; Fridays, 4:15 p.m., PiYo; $15 per class. Participate in Tuesday/Wednesday CORE Performance Circuit work-outs and/or Friday PiYo classes with Pam Kruse. (332-7417, fitbodkauai.com)

Dance Classes

Kaua’i Dance Center, studio locations in Lihue, Kapaa and Princeville, register now-Aug. 30 for new dance season starting Aug. 1-May 2011, call for pricing. Sign up for classes for all ages and abilities in classical ballet, hip hop, modern or flamenco dance. Ends Aug. 30. (823-9588)

‘Designing The Next Chapter’

Kapaa location, call for address, Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., $25 per session. Designing the Next Chapter in Your Life. If you suspect you need a change but aren’t sure what it is or how to implement it, the “Designing the Next Chapter in Your Life” workshop is for you. Figure out what you really want to do with your life and create a concrete plan. (Register: 639-4517, hiyaguha@gmail.com)

Feminine Qi Gong

Birthing a New Humanity Center, Kilauea, Wednesdays, 5-6:15 p.m., call for pricing. Join in these Qi gong classes for feminine bodies. Bring a mat and water. (651-8880)

Food Growing Forum

One Song Farm, Moloaa, first Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon, donations welcome. Sun, a farmer/gardener with 20-plus years of successful bio-intensive organic market gardening in Hawaii under his belt, shares his experience and knowledge. (635-3020)

Golden Eight Qi Gong

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)

Hip-Hop Classes

KUGA, Kalaheo, seven-week sessions, email for days/times/pricing. KUGA offers seven-week sessions in hip-hop, break dancing and zumba. Ages 4-plus. (Register: kuga808.com, kuga808@mac.com)

Instrument Lessons

Kilauea Farms, call for address/days/times/pricing.

Kirk Smart offers guitar lessons for students of all ages and levels and beginning piano, bass and drum lessons as well. (652-7226)

Islandwide Vinyasa Yoga

Koloa Hongwanji, Mondays and Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.; Waimea Plantation Cottages, Tuesdays, 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.; call for pricing. Yogi Paul Reynolds guides all levels of Hatha Yoga in the Vinyasa tradition. Look for the blue sign. (650-773-3422, paul@unlimited-ideas.com)

Iyengar Yoga Classes

Kalaheo Yoga, 4427 Papalina Road, Kalaheo, Sundays, 4:30-6:30 p.m., call for pricing. Kalaheo Yoga offers level 1 and 2 classes in Iyengar yoga, which focuses on structural alignment, strength and flexibility. (332-7405, 651-1568, kalaheoyoga.com)

Kalaheo Yoga, Yoga Therapy

Poise Pilates, 4437 Papalina Road, Kalaheo, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30-9:50 a.m., call for pricing. Group and private therapeutic yoga instruction inspired by B.K.S. Iyengar and Integrative Yoga Therapy are offered to persons of all levels. (651-1568, ellen@yogatherapykauai.com )

Kapuna Total Body Conditioning Hanapepe Neighborhood Center, Mondays, 8-9:30 a.m.; Kalaheo Neighborhood Center, Thursdays, 8-9:30 a.m.; free. Participate in chair and standing cardiovascular and strength training classes for seniors. Ages 55-plus. (652-8985, passion-ateliving.faithweb.com)

Keiki Yoga

Princeville Community Center, 4334 Emmalani Drive, Princeville, Wednesdays, 3:15 p.m., $33. Enjoy exercise, bonding, healing and yoga through story with your children. Ages 4-10. (480-244-7676)

Kundalini Yoga

Hanalei Community Center, Kuhio Highway, Fridays, 8:30 a.m., call for pricing. Satya Kaur offers instruction in “the mother of all yoga.” (826-0050)

Meditation On Compassion

Tara Sangha – Buddhist Center, 6458-B Kahuna Road, Kapaa, Sundays, 9-10 a.m., call for pricing. Practice compassion and live a happier life with group meditation: Chenrezig, the Tibetan Buddhist practice of compassion. (823-0949, tarasangha.org)

Ohana Yoga

Little Sprouts Playhouse, 4-947 Kuhio Hwy., Kapaa, Mondays, 6:15 p.m., $5-$15 sliding scale per adult; free for keiki. Yoga instructor and licensed massage therapist Lisa Nerpio teaches an ongoing family-style yoga class where parents and their children can create a healthy family ritual with stretching, breathing and meditation for all ages. (631-9494, littlesproutsplayhouse.com)

Oneness Blessing

Princeville Community Center, 4334 Emmalani, Prince Albert Park, Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., call for pricing. The Oneness Blessing is a transfer of energy that over time will facilitate your moving into higher states of awareness, calming the endless chatter of the mind and bringing you into the moment. No dogma, practices or beliefs are needed: this is simply the path of receiving. (212-1847)

Pilates

Dolphin Touch Wellness Center, 4544 Kukui St., Kapaa, Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m.; Princeville location, Wednesdays, 10 a.m.; call for pricing. Terri Hunter offers Pilates mat classes to tone and strengthen your midsection. (639-1313)

Pilates & Yoga Classes

Kalaheo Yoga, 4427 Papalina Road, variety classes offered six days a week, call for times, $15 per class; $48 for four classes; $100 for 10. A variety of yoga and Pilates classes are offered six days a week. Call for schedule. (651-1568, kalaheoyoga@hotmail.com)

Pilates Mat Classes

Hanalei Community Center, Tuesdays, 10:15 a.m.; Parish Hall, Kilauea, Fridays, 10 a.m.; call for pricing.

Participate in these pilates mat classes and bring your own mat. (482-0186, tamarajocortez@hotmail.com)

Pilates on North Shore

Hanalei Community Center, Mondays and Thursdays, 9:15 a.m.; Tuesdays, 10:15 a.m. and 4:45 p.m.; The Parish House, Kilauea, Fridays, 10 a.m.; $10. Join in these pilates mat classes. Bring a yoga mat. (482-0186)

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