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August 11


Paina With JoAnn Yukimura
Lydgate Park Pavilion, Kapaa, 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: 822-3593, 346-5856)

Ultimate Frisbee
Koloa Ballpark, Koloa, Wednesdays, 7 p.m., call for pricing. All are welcome to join in on Ultimate Frisbee. (323-638-4246)

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)


Author Bill Fernandez Speaks
Princeville Public Library, 4343 Emmalani Drive, Princeville, 6 p.m., free. Bill Fernandez, born and raised in Kapaa, alumnus of Kamehameha Schools and a retired judge of Santa Clara County California Court talks story on his memoir, “Rainbows Over Kapaa.” (826-4310)


‘Peter Pan’ Auditions
Call for location/address, Wednesday-Thursday (call backs Friday and Saturday), call for times, free. Audition today for a role in Hawaii Children’s Theatre’s Fall musical, “Peter Pan.” (246-8985, hawaiichildrenstheatre.com)


August 12


Book Reading, Signing
KIDS School, 1346 Inia St., Kapaa, 5-7 p.m., call for pricing. Phyllis Kunimura reads and signs copies of her book, “Beyond the Sandbox: Preschool Matters.” (822-0262, 635-8248)


August 13


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 of Hanalei. Proceeds support Hale Halawai Ohana o Hanalei and this program. (Register: 826-1469)


Friday Night Dance Party
Kilauea Neighborhood Center, 4260 Keneke St., Kilauea, 7:30-10 p.m., call for pricing. Attend this Friday Night Dance Party and enjoy a variety of Latin and ballroom music and dancing. (652-0300)

Bon Dance
Koloa Hongwanji, Koloa, Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Celebrate the Obon tradition, designed to honor ancestors through an evening of dance, music and merrymaking. (742-1837)

Divine Feminine Retreat
Haena location, call for address, Aug. 13-23, $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)


‘Raise Awareness, Inspire Change’
All Saints Church, gym (red barn), Kapaa, Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, noon; free. “Raise Awareness, Inspire Change” is a free community event for sustainability, food and seed sovereignty and a clean environment. (651-9603, hawaiiseed.org)


August 14


Puppy & Dog Obedience Training
Kukui Grove Shopping Center, 10 a.m., registration due today for assorted classes Sept. 1-Nov. 6 classes, $25/dog. Bring a copy of your dog’s proof of vaccination to this mandatory orientation and registration for novice, puppy, advanced novice and performance novice obedience classes. (246-6889)


Contemporary Music
Center For Polynesian Culture, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, call for times/pricing. Come and enjoy Contemporary Music. (821-1234)


NOAA Sanctuary Meetings Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School, 9 a.m.-noon; Kilauea Neighborhood Center, 4-7 p.m.; free. NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is currently reviewing its management plan and is seeking input on a proposal to expand its scope and direction to protect and conserve other living marine resources. (1-888-55-WHALE ext. 267)

Free Days At Kilauea Point
Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Kilauea, Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge offers free admission this weekend. (828-1413)

Garden Isle Artisan Fair
Waioli Town Park, Hanalei, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. The Garden Isle Artisan Fair features more than 40 of Kaua’i’s finest artisans showcasing an array of handcrafted products and tropical clothing and accessories. (245-9021)

Summer Camp Luau
Center For Polynesian Culture, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, 10 a.m., call for pricing. Before the school years starts come enjoy the Summer Camp Luau. (821-1234)


August 15


Children of Land Museum, Kapaa, 6:30 p.m., call for pricing. Surfrider Foundation is showing “Tapped”, a documentary on plastic water bottles and there environmental effect. (779-1501)

Ashton Souza Fundraiser
Lihue Soccer Field next to Vidinha Stadium, Lihue, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $15-$20; keiki 12 and under free. Enjoy a family fun day featuring water slides, a bounce house, food booths, live entertainment and more to benefit 8-year-old Ashton Souza. (652-3494)


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 from Hawaii’s history. Proceeds support Hale Halawai Ohana o Hanalei and this program. (Register: 826-1469)


August 16


Various Classes
Center For Polynesian Culture, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Mondays, call for times/pricing. Sign up for Tahitian Drumming (ages 5-plus) and Hawaiian Language (for adults) classes. (821-1234)


Diana Labedz “Speak Out”
Center For Polynesian Culture, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, 6-7 p.m., call for pricing. Come listen to Diana Labedz at the “Speak Out” event. (821-1234)


August 17


Various Classes
Center For Polynesian Culture, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Tuesdays, call for times/pricing. Sign up for Lomi Lomi Massage ($1 donation suggested), Introduction to Hawaiian Language and Dance (Ages 5-plus) and Hawaiian Language and Dance (Ages 12-under free) (821-1234)


Lantern Ceremony
Kukuiula Harbor, KoloaPoipu, 7:30 p.m., free. Attend the Lantern Ceremony for Koloa Jodo Mission. (742-6735 )


All-Level Yoga
Kilauea location, call for address, Sundays, 10-11:30 a.m., $15 drop-ins; $40 for four classes. (351-4958, iriepranaoceana@hotmail.co m)

Beginning Line Dance Class
Church of the Pacific, 5-4280 Kuhio Hwy., Princeville, Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m.; Fridays, 10-11:30 a.m.; $6/class. Dance to all kinds of music in this North Shore Beginning Line Dance Class and have fun while exercising. No partner required. (212-1847)

Body And Mind Clarity
Kalaheo Neighborhood Center, Wednesdays, 8-9 a.m., free. Participate in body and mind clarity classes featuring flowing moves for balance, flexibility, coordination and strength. Ages 55-plus. (652-8985, passion-ateliving.faithweb.com)

Christian-Based Yoga
Kaua’i Christian Fellowship, 2731 Ala Kinoiki (Koloa Bypass), Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:45-10 a.m.; Tuesday nights, 5:30-6:45 p.m.; $10. Linda Espino offers Christian-based yoga classes. (652-0900, lespino@hawaii.rr.com)

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 workouts 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)

Eastside Pilates Classes
Wailua location, call for address/days/times, $45 private; $2 duet. Private classes in the classical equipment-based Pilates method are offered. (346-4251)

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, passionate-living.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)

Mele Voice Classes For Keiki
Center For Polynesian Culture, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Fridays, call for times, free. Mele voice classes now available for kids, ages 7-12. (821-1234)

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, little-sproutsplayhouse.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)

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 mid-section. (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)

Practical Yoga
The Yoga House, 4-885 Kuhio Hwy., Kapaa, Thursdays, 8-9 a.m., $10. Enjoy a fun, all-level class for athletes and busy people to support healthy, active lifestyles. (652-3227, kptkk@yahoo.com)

Prenatal Yoga
South and West side locations, call for addresses/days/times/pricing. Participate in a prenatal yoga class for your health. No experience necessary. (Register: 634-2836, kelly-buskirk@yahoo.com)

Prenatal Yoga Anahola
Anahola location, call for address, Thursdays, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., call for pricing. This prenatal yoga class is suitable for all stages of pregnancy and open to all levels of yoga practitioners to help offer relief from the weight of bearing a child. Bring a sticky yoga mat (if you have one) and water. (Register: 823-0705)

Qigong Classes
Kahuna Valley Retreat, Kapahi, Saturdays, 9:30-11 a.m., call for pricing. Francesco Garripoli teaches qigong classes for beginners and advanced practitioners alike. Donations support the Mentor Ohana teen program. (822-4268, kahunavalley.org)

Restorative Yoga
Sweeter Life Studio, 4437 Papalina Road, Kalaheo, Mondays, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; call for pricing. Enjoy restorative yoga classes. Private yoga therapy sessions available. (651-1568, ellen@yogatherapykauai.com)

Senior Qi Gong
Qi Center, 3343 Kanakolu St., Lihue, Tuesdays, 10-11 a.m., $10; ages 60-plus free. Enjoy a free qi gong class for seniors. (639-4300)

Sitting Qi Gong
Qi Center, 3343 Kanakolu St., Lihue, Thursdays, 10-11 a.m., free. This qi gong classs features a gentle sitting form suitable for those over age 60. (639-4300)

Tai Chi Chuan
Lihue location, call for address/days/times, free. Tiru Sadasivam teaches a free introductory class in Tai Chi Chuan (the Art of Peaceful Energy). (245-8694, TiruTaiChi@AOL.com)

Hanalei Community Center, Hanalei, Thursdays, 5-6:15 p.m., call for pricing. Join this qi gong class for men and women. (651-8880)

The Yoga House
The Yoga House, 4-885 Kuhio Hwy., Kapaa, various days/times, $20 introductory rate for 10 days. Bikram yoga classes are offered daily, a teen class is offered on Friday and belly dancing is taught on Wednesdays at Yoga House, just north of Safeway in Choy Village. (823-YOGA, bikramyogakapaa.com)

Variety Of Yoga
Mojo Studio, Lawai, daily, 9:30-11 a.m., $15 per class. The studio offers Mommy and Me Yoga on Mondays, Strength+Flex Yoga on Tuesdays, Qi Gong plus Yoga on Wednesdays, Hot Flash Yoga on Thursdays, Yoga Xocolatl (Chocolate Yoga) on Fridays, Total Yoga Workout on Saturdays and Sacred

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