http://kauaifestivals.com/feed.xmlKauai Festivals2014-07-28T05:15:02ZKauai FestivalsXML::Atom::SimpleFeedhttp://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/healing_horses_summer_gala.htmlHealing Horses Summer GalaMonday, July 28th 2014Monday, July 28th 2014 Dinner, Entertainment, Cash Bar & Silent Auction DETAILS: Healing Horses Summer Gala Location: Hukilau Lanai Date: Monday, July 28th 2014 Time: 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/kauai_music_festival_2014.htmlKaua`i Music Festival 2014Wednesday, July 30th 2014Wednesday, July 30th 2014<img src="http://kauaifestivals.com/assets/images/festival_photos/medium/_4812.jpg" width="214" height="143" align="left" vspace="4" hspace="4" border="0" /> The Kaua'i Music Festival (KMF) Songwriter Conference and Concert Series is a 4-day celebration of the art & craft of songwriting. During the KMF Songwriter Conference daily activities, you will learn songwriting and/or refine your skills through interaction with some of the best professional songwriters in America. Then, during the Friday & Saturday evening concerts, you will hear Grammy, Na Hoku Hanohano, and Emmy-winning musicians from throughout Hawai`i and the mainland perform on the KMF stage. The 2 evening concert series is a once-a-year event not to be missed! DETAILS: Kaua`i Music Festival-Conference Location: Courtyard by Marriott Kaua`i Date: Wednesday, July 30th 2014 Time: 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/social_media_for_business_google_plus_and_you_tube.htmlSocial Media for Business, Google Plus and You TubeWednesday, July 30th 2014Wednesday, July 30th 2014 July 30, 1-4pm; Social Media for Business, Google Plus and YouTube Learn how to set up a YouTube channel and integrate YouTube into your website and other social media platforms. GooglePlus is important to your business because like YouTube, it is Google so it helps your business get found. Learn the basics of how to set up and use Google Plus. DETAILS: Social Media for Business, Google Plus and You Tube Location: Kauai Community College-OCET Date: Wednesday, July 30th 2014 Time: 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/john_cruz_performs_with_docroc_july_30th_830pm_at_port_allen_sunset.htmlJohn Cruz performs with DocRoc July 30th 8:30pm at Port Allen SunsetWednesday, July 30th 2014Wednesday, July 30th 2014<img src="http://kauaifestivals.com/assets/images/festival_photos/medium/_5219.jpg" width="214" height="143" align="left" vspace="4" hspace="4" border="0" /> Grammy Award winner will perform with DocRoc. John will start at approximately 8:30pm. Come enjoy this incredible local talent as he performs his soulful music that has drawn acclaim on the islands and beyond. Music by DocRoc begins at 6:30. Excellent local dishes and drinks available. Come early to get a good seat and enjoy a meal. Advance tickets for $10 recommended as space is limited to the first 100. Call the Grill (335-3188) or Kauai Music and Sound (823-8000) for your tickets. DETAILS: John Cruz performs with DocRoc July 30th 8:30pm at Port Allen Sunset Location: Port Allen Sunset Grill and Bar Date: Wednesday, July 30th 2014 Time: 08:30 PM - 09:30 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/kcc_basic_drawing_.htmlKCC Basic Drawing Thursday, July 31st 2014Thursday, July 31st 2014<img src="http://kauaifestivals.com/assets/images/festival_photos/medium/_5202.jpg" width="214" height="143" align="left" vspace="4" hspace="4" border="0" /> KCC-OCET in partnership with Hale Halawai Ohana HO Hanalei Register with KCC-OCET at https://sites.google.com/a/hawaii.edu/office-of-continuing-education/drawing Or call 245-8318 Thursdays, 3:30-6:30pm; July 31 - October 2 Hale Halawai Ohana O Halanei This course introduces students to the fundamental and beginning concepts of drawing. Throughout the course a variety of media will be introduced to assist in learning the basic vocabulary of drawing. Specifically, this course explores composition, contour, line variation, positive and negative space, perspective, gesture, value, contrast, texture and figure ground relationship. After completing this course, students will be able to address basic rendering issues presented in two-dimensional representation through a variety of medium. DETAILS: Basic Drawing Location: Hale Halawai Ohana O Hanalei Date: Thursday, July 31st 2014 Time: 03:30 PM - 06:30 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/bon_dance_3241.htmlBon DanceFriday, August 1st 2014Friday, August 1st 2014<img src="http://kauaifestivals.com/assets/images/festival_photos/medium/_4721.jpg" width="214" height="143" align="left" vspace="4" hspace="4" border="0" /> The Kauai Buddhist Council coordinates the yearly schedule for 9 temples on the island. Religious memorial services to remember loved ones who have departed are conducted by each temple before the dancing starts. DETAILS: Bon Dance Location: Lihue Hongwanji Mission Date: Friday, August 1st 2014 Time: 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/spirt_of_slack_key_guitar__ukulele_concert.htmlSpirt of Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele ConcertFriday, August 1st 2014Friday, August 1st 2014 Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling it's history. Free gift drawing. Tickets $20 ($15 keiki, senior, kamaaina) 2014 Hawaii Magazine Reader's Choice - #1 Best Live Show Directions: In Hanalei, just a block past the shopping center, turn left on Malolo Road towards the mountains at the small Hanalei Community Center sign (access road on the edge of the Waioli park/soccer fields). Go twenty yards and turn left into graveled parking area. The concert is in the brown building. DETAILS: Spirt of Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Location: Hanalei Community Center Date: Friday, August 1st 2014 Time: 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/lihue_hongwanji_bon_dance_festival_3532.htmlLihue Hongwanji Bon Dance FestivalFriday, August 1st 2014Friday, August 1st 2014<img src="http://kauaifestivals.com/assets/images/festival_photos/medium/_5218.jpg" width="214" height="143" align="left" vspace="4" hspace="4" border="0" /> Bon Dance Festival at Lihue Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Good food and games in addition to the festive bon dance music and dancing. Friday night intermission entertainment will be a performance by the group Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko. Saturday night intermission entertainment will be provided by the Koi Dancers. Please join us for dance, music, food and games! DETAILS: Lihue Hongwanji Bon Dance Festival Location: Lihue Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Date: Friday, August 1st 2014 Time: 06:00 PM - 11:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/back_to_the_future_artist_reception_exhibit_aug_1_to_19.htmlBack to the Future (Artist Reception) Exhibit Aug 1 to 19Friday, August 1st 2014Friday, August 1st 2014<img src="http://kauaifestivals.com/assets/images/festival_photos/medium/_5240.jpg" width="214" height="143" align="left" vspace="4" hspace="4" border="0" /> Fourteen Kaua’i artists come together to celebrate now & then. “Back to the Future” brings together 14 eclectic Artists each with 30+years in the arts. The artists are presenting an exhibition of the work they have created over the course of their years on Kaua’i. The creative path of their art includes paintings, photography, sculpture, mixed media, printmaking, jewelry and functional works. Opening with a reception for the Artist on August 1, 2014, the exhibit will run through August 19. This event is free and open to the public. Exhibit OPEN: M, TU, W, TH , SA from 11am to 5pm Fridays: 11am to 8pm Sunday: CLOSED August 1 to August 19. Exhibiting Artists - A.Kimberlin Blackburn, Jolly Bodine, Kathy Cowan, Carol Ann Davis, Charles Davis, Sally French, Winston Kawamoto, Betty Jean Nativio, Penny Nichols, Ray Nitta, Patrice Pendarvis, R. Eve Solomon, Carol Kouchi Yotsuda, Freddy Zollinger DETAILS: Back to the Future Location: KSA gallery, Kukui Grove Center Date: Friday, August 1st 2014 Time: 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/kauai_sand_festival.htmlKauai Sand FestivalSaturday, August 2nd 2014Saturday, August 2nd 2014<img src="http://kauaifestivals.com/assets/images/festival_photos/medium/_4584.jpg" width="214" height="143" align="left" vspace="4" hspace="4" border="0" /> Come to the FREE Hawaii Sand Castle/Art/Sculpture Contest and Festival to build a sand castle or sand art to win lots of PRIZES. For kids thru adults, individuals or teams of any size. All are welcome to create their dream and enjoy a day at the beach as sand artists. DETAILS: Kauai Sand Festival Location: Near Black pot beach Date: Saturday, August 2nd 2014 Time: 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/heiva_i_kauai.htmlHeiva I Kaua`iSaturday, August 2nd 2014Saturday, August 2nd 2014<img src="http://kauaifestivals.com/assets/images/festival_photos/medium/toa_huhina_from_the_marquesas_5142.jpg" width="214" height="143" align="left" vspace="4" hspace="4" border="0" /> Heiva I Kaua`i is an international Tahitian dance and drumming competition with solo and group competitors from Hawai`i, the Mainland and Japan. Multi-cultural Polynesian exhibition dancing and music are featured along with an extensive craft fair with an array of items from the south and western Pacific. Heiva 2014 presents a special guest group from Tahiti performing the exciting dances of the Marquesas Islands. Tahitian dance and drumming and Samoan fire knife dance workshops are offered on Saturday afternoon, August 2 and Sunday morning, August 3. DETAILS: Heiva I Kaua`i Location: Kapaa Beach Park Date: Saturday, August 2nd 2014 Time: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/paradise_ride_kauai___9th_annual.htmlParadise Ride Kauai (9th Annual)Saturday, August 2nd 2014Saturday, August 2nd 2014<img src="http://kauaifestivals.com/assets/images/festival_photos/medium/_4890.jpg" width="214" height="143" align="left" vspace="4" hspace="4" border="0" /> Join us for the most beautiful cycling event in the world! This amazing ride (not a race) of about 120 miles over 2 days offers the opportunity to experience some of Kauai’s most breathtaking scenery - along beaches, over mountains, and through jungles. PARADISE RIDE KAUA’I is the signature fundraising event for Malama Pono Health Services— Our mission is to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS, STDs and infectious Hepatitis on Kaua`i and to serve those affected. DETAILS: Paradise Ride Kauai (9th Annual) Location: All over island Date: Saturday, August 2nd 2014 Time: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/women_of_inspiration_.htmlWomen of Inspiration Sunday, August 3rd 2014Sunday, August 3rd 2014<img src="http://kauaifestivals.com/assets/images/festival_photos/medium/_5190.jpg" width="214" height="143" align="left" vspace="4" hspace="4" border="0" /> Women of Inspiration presented Hawaiian Tea Time Honoring Queen Lili`uokalani Hosted by Regina Carvalho Event Description: Experience an afternoon of music, culture, culinary creations, and exotic teas from around the world. This is a great way to network with other women in the community. Feel free to share with other women's organizations. DETAILS: Women of Inspiration Location: Gaylords at Kilohana Date: Sunday, August 3rd 2014 Time: 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/kauai_slack_key_guitar__ukulele_concert.htmlKauai Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele ConcertSunday, August 3rd 2014Sunday, August 3rd 2014 Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling it's history. Free gift drawing. Tickets $20 ($15 Keiki, senior, kamaaina) 2014 Hawaii Magazine Reader's Choice - #1 Best Live Show Directions: In Hanalei, just a block past the shopping center, turn left on Malolo Road towards the mountains at the small Hanalei Community Center sign (access road on the edge of Waioli Park/Soccer fields). Go twenty yards and turn left into graveled parking area. The concert is in the brown building. DETAILS: Kauai Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Location: Hanalei Community Center Date: Sunday, August 3rd 2014 Time: 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/beginning_10key_by_touch.htmlBeginning 10-Key by TouchMonday, August 4th 2014Monday, August 4th 2014 Mondays & Wednesdays; Aug 4-27; 6:30-8:30pm This course is designed to help develop 10-key skills by touch. Many different types of jobs require ten key skills. Data entry jobs, administrative and secretarial work, and bookkeeping positions at retail stores, medical offices, and legal practices. Even if not specifically required, having a good 10-key skills can be a great thing to add to any resume. DETAILS: Beginning 10-Key by Touch Location: Kauai Community College-OCET Date: Monday, August 4th 2014 Time: 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/beginning_computer_keyboarding.htmlBeginning Computer KeyboardingMonday, August 4th 2014Monday, August 4th 2014 Mondays & Wednesdays; Aug 4 - 17; 4:00-6:00pm This course is designed to develop and to review the basic techniques of typing to achieve and acquire efficiency as a typist in the workplace. Our goal is to help you reach at least 25 WPM typing. With our innovative typing software you can access from home between classes, you can increase your speed even more!! DETAILS: Beginning Computer Keyboarding Location: Kauai Community College-OCET Date: Monday, August 4th 2014 Time: 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/social_media_for_business_intermediate_google_plus_3410.htmlSocial Media for Business, Intermediate Google PlusWednesday, August 6th 2014Wednesday, August 6th 2014 August 6, 1-4pm; Social Media for Business, Intermediate Google Plus We will cover Google Plus About Page set-up, HangOuts, circle filtering, styling your writing, notifications, authorship and a follow-up on concepts from the introduction class, including how to +mention and address posts. All Google Plus classes include membership in the valuable KCC-OCET Google Plus circle. DETAILS: Social Media for Business, Intermediate Google Plus Location: Kauai Community College-OCET Date: Wednesday, August 6th 2014 Time: 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/8th_annual_treasure_our_children_.html8th Annual "Treasure Our Children" Friday, August 8th 2014Friday, August 8th 2014 The Friends of the Children's Justice Center (FCJC) will be hosting its 8th annual fundraiser to help local children who have been the victims of abuse. It will be a night of ono food, good company, musical entertainment, and a silent auction. DETAILS: 8th Annual "Treasure Our Children" Location: Nawiliwili Yacht Club Date: Friday, August 8th 2014 Time: 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/garden_isle_artisan_fair.htmlGarden Isle Artisan FairSaturday, August 9th 2014Saturday, August 9th 2014 "Under the Big Tent!" Saturday, August 9, Kapaa Beach Park, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. This event offers a great selection of handcrafted products from over 40 of Kauai's finest artisans.Live Tahitian Drumming, Local plate lunches, Shave Ice DETAILS: Garden Isle Artisan Fair Location: Kapaa Beach Park Date: Saturday, August 9th 2014 Time: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/moonlight__music_in_the_garden.htmlMoonlight & Music in the GardenSaturday, August 9th 2014Saturday, August 9th 2014<img src="http://kauaifestivals.com/assets/images/festival_photos/medium/_5170.jpg" width="214" height="143" align="left" vspace="4" hspace="4" border="0" /> Dine with us under the stars "old Hawaii style". Enjoy wine and mai tais, pupus and a fabulous Poi Supper complete with an imu in the Garden. A silent auction will feature uniquely garden-themed items. Let the magic of the Garden carry you away as you experience very special entertainment by Braddah Noland, Ho’okena and Waiola. Don't miss the celebration. Reserve your place today! Tickets and table reservations. DETAILS: Moonlight & Music in the Garden Location: McBryde Garden in Lawai Valley Date: Saturday, August 9th 2014 Time: 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/the_abcs_of_business_writing.htmlThe ABCs of Business WritingMonday, August 11th 2014Monday, August 11th 2014<img src="http://kauaifestivals.com/assets/images/festival_photos/medium/abcs_of_business_writing_5128.jpg" width="214" height="143" align="left" vspace="4" hspace="4" border="0" /> April 15 - May 1; Tues/Thurs, 9am-11:30am If writing is any part of your job or career, or if writing is any part of your employees' jobs, then mastering the basics of business writing will help you greatly increase productivity and effectiveness in the workplace. DETAILS: The ABCs of Business Writing Location: Kauai Community College-OCET Date: Monday, August 11th 2014 Time: 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/kcc_behavioral_interviewing_hire_the_right_person_for_the_job.htmlKCC Behavioral Interviewing; Hire the Right Person for the JobTuesday, August 12th 2014Tuesday, August 12th 2014<img src="http://kauaifestivals.com/assets/images/festival_photos/medium/_5210.jpg" width="214" height="143" align="left" vspace="4" hspace="4" border="0" /> Does past performance predict future success? Behavioral interviewing is based on the premise that the most accurate predictor of future performance is past performance in a similar situation. Employee turnover is a costly fact of doing business. By the end of this course, each participant should be able to: Properly prepare for an interview Conduct a professional, behavior-based interview Understand legal guidelines for interview questions Conduct an interview with enhanced confidence. DETAILS: Behavioral Interviewing; Hire the Right Person for the Job Location: Kauai Community College-OCET Date: Tuesday, August 12th 2014 Time: 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/social_media_for_business_introduction_to_facebook_3411.htmlSocial Media for Business, Introduction to FacebookWednesday, August 13th 2014Wednesday, August 13th 2014 August 13, 1-4pm; Social Media for Business, Introduction to Facebook It is expected that you already have a Facebook Timeline and know the basics of using Facebook. Please bring your own laptop. Note there is a difference between a Facebook personal Timeline (or profile) and a Facebook Page. Personal Timelines (profiles) have “friends”, Pages have “likes”. Pages are for brands, companies and non-profits. Personal Timelines are for individuals. This class is for those who want to have a Facebook Page but don’t know how to get started. You’ll learn the basics including how to set up the page and use the admin interface. DETAILS: Social Media for Business, Introduction to Facebook Location: Kauai Community College-OCET Date: Wednesday, August 13th 2014 Time: 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/security_guard_training.htmlSecurity Guard TrainingThursday, August 14th 2014Thursday, August 14th 2014 This 8-hour training curricula meets the requirements of Section 1. Chapter 463, Hawaii Revised Statues, as amended 2010. Guards will learn state and federal laws regarding legal limitations on the actions of guards including instruction in the laws concerning arrest, search and seizure, and the use of force and much more. DETAILS: Security Guard Training Location: Kauai Community College-OCET Date: Thursday, August 14th 2014 Time: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM http://www.kauaifestivals.com/festivals/dreams_come_true__slack_key_guitar__ukulele_concert.htmlDreams Come True - Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele ConcertFriday, August 15th 2014Friday, August 15th 2014 Traditional Hawaiian Slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling it's history. Free gift drawing. Tickets $20 ($15 keiki, senior, kamaaina) 2014 Hawaii Magazine Reader's Choice - #1 Best Live Show Directions: In Hanalei, just block from shopping center, turn left on Malolo Road towards the mountains at the small Hanalei Community Center sign (access road on the edge of Waioli Park/Soccer fieds). Go twenty yards and turn left into graveled parking area. The concert is in the brown building. DETAILS: Dreams Come True - Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Location: Hanalei Community Center Date: Friday, August 15th 2014 Time: 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM