Acts & Openings

28th annual Ha‘ena to Hanalei Run/Walk

6 a.m. walkers, 7 a.m. runners

Course: The eight-mile course begins at the end of the road in Ha‘ena, traversing the scenic stretch of road and one-lane bridges along the breathtaking North Shore towards Hanalei town. Turn left at Anae Road after the Waioli Bridge, and then turn right at Weke Road to the finish at the Hanalei Pier. The 5K run and the one-mile youth run starts and ends at the Hanalei Pier.

Start times: Eight-mile runners start at 7 a.m., walkers at 6 a.m. A free shuttle bus will take participants to the starting line in Ha‘ena. The first shuttle leaves the Hanalei Pier at 5:15 a.m. Pancake breakfast free to participants and $7 for others and is served at Hanalei Canoe Club. Pick up registration forms ($30) at Pedal and Paddle in Hanalei, The Backdoor in Hanalei, Bike Doktor, Princeville Spa, Kaua‘i Cycle in Kapa‘a, Foot Locker at Kukui Grove, Bicycle John in Lihu‘e, Kaua‘i Athletic Club in Lihu‘e or online at

Rejuvenation qi gong exercise/cooking class

Qi Center in Lihu‘e

This weekend

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday, a beginners workshop on rejuvenation qi gong exercise with Grandmaster Hong. The rejuvenation series helps individuals challenged by diabetes, heart and lung issues. The series provides a set of tools to help stave off the aging process. Cost is $380 at the door, $50 for returning students and includes lunch. It also includes two months optional practice. For more information call 639-4300. Also at the center this weekend, a qi cooking class. According to the Chinese food is the best medicine. After 15 years of training in healing foods with Grandmaster Hong, Henry Chao demonstrates qi cooking drawing from a 5,000-year-old natural health care system. He uses traditional Chinese remedies with natural foods for greater vitality. Empress recipes for beautiful skin and longevity are included. Originally from Taiwan, Chao shares a sampling of easy recipes. Class is from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow at the center and is free and open to the public.

Carol Culver Dance Academy

‘A Swinging Spring Revue’ Sunday

Two opportunities to see the revue: at 1 p.m. or 7 p.m. Sunday at Kaua‘i War Memorial Convention Hall. Performed by dance students of Carol Culver and voice students of Dolly Kanekuni. Tickets available from students for $10 or at Kmart, Papaya’s, Small Town Coffee or North Shore Pharmacy for $11. At the door $12. For more information call 245-3150

North Shore quilt show

Church of the Pacific, Princeville, June 12 to June 15

The North Shore’s first quilt show is June 12 to June 15 at The Church of the Pacific in Princeville. The four-day event offers classes for the beginning quilter and the more experienced quilter. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 12 there will be two separate full-day classes for $45 each. Local teacher Edna Ray teaches a beginning class on using the equipment safely to achieve a precise quarter-inch seam necessary for piecing quilts. Anyone under the age of 18 can attend the classes for $35. E-mail Jeni at or call 826-7168 for more information.

Byte Me: A digital challenge art show

Exhibition through June 27

Kaua‘i Society of Artists presents a digital art show. The show includes digital painting, photography, computer-based illustration, digitally manipulated photographs, video art, fractals and algorithmic imagery, computer animation, digital manipulations of traditionally created art, digital montages and collages, prints and mixed media with digital elements, interactive installations and 3-D work with digital enhancements. Showing at Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Unit B-6.


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