Island Calendar for Friday, July 21, 2017

Events for July 21-27, 2017

Friday, July 21

• Free film showing: “Alive Inside” will be shown at Wilcox Medical Center at 5:30 p.m. Dr. Laurel Coleman hosts this documentary on how listening to music has helped people with dementia. Pupu will be served.

• Bull bash: 5:30 to 9 p.m. CJM Country Stables rodeo arena, Poipu. $8. Bulls, barrels, mutton busting, barbecue. Food, drink for purchase, music.

• Rodeo roping: Part of Koloa Plantation Days, preliminary roping is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at CJM Country Stables in Poipu. The main event is Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday, July 22

• Ohana Fit Fest presented by Wilcox Health: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Waioli Beach Park (Pinetrees), Hanalei. Kauai North Shore Community Foundation hosts a beach day for the whole family with both challenging and fun, age-appropriate obstacle course competitions, including short swim, for all ages from 4-90. Free to enter. Awards, prizes.

• “Lucky Stiff”: 7 p.m. at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. This musical is about unassuming English shoe salesman Harry Witherspoon who leads an uneventful life until he learns his uncle, a casino manager in Atlantic City, has been killed by his blind lover. Directed by Chris Alderete. Online tickets and more information at www.hawaiichildrenstheatre.org.

• Walk with a Doc: Dr. Laurel Coleman, Kauai Medical Clinic geriatrician, leads a walk around the Wilcox Medical Center campus at 7 a.m. The movie “Alive Inside,” on how listening to music has helped people with dementia, will be shown after the walk. Free. Info, registration: 245-1198

• Moloaa beach clean up: Surfrider and Sierra Club team up for this effort, 9 a.m. to noon. Bring hats and water. Gloves, bags and snacks will be provided. Info: Vivian Hager, 652-3234.

• Community work day: Help the Waimea River flow by removing silt and other accumulated debris, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the mauka side of the Waimea swinging bridge. Bring buckets, shovels, hats, sunscreen, water, and other items needed for a day in the sun. Pre-register at www.kumanoikeala.org. Info: Kaina, 346-9463, or Berna, 634-3652

• Back to School Bash: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Third annual Kukui Grove Center event includes school supplies giveaway, live entertainment, keiki fun zone, community resource fair, back-to-school sales and more. Info: www.kukuigrovecenter.com/btsbash.

• Coffee hour and talk story: 8 a.m., St. Raphael Church, Koloa, part of Koloa Plantation Days. Info: 742-1955

• Historic Hapa Trail walk: 9 a.m., adjacent to St. Raphael Church in Koloa, part of Koloa Plantation Days. Info: 651-1332

• 18th annual Koloa Plantation Days Rodeo: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., CJM Country Stables in Poipu. Info: 742-6096

• Keiki fishing: 1 to 4 p.m., Waita Reservoir in Koloa, part of Koloa Plantation Days. Reservations required. Info: 742-2734

• Sunset hoolaulea: 5 to 8:30 p.m., Poipu Beach Athletic Club, off Poipu Road. Live music, food and drink for sale.

Sunday, July 23

• 18th annual Koloa Plantation Days Rodeo: 11 a.m to 3 p.m. CJM Country Stables. Poipu. $8.

• “Lucky Stiff”: 7 p.m. at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. This musical is about unassuming English shoe salesman Harry Witherspoon who leads an uneventful life until he learns his uncle, a casino manager in Atlantic City, has been killed by his blind lover. Directed by Chris Alderete. Online tickets and more information at www.hawaiichildrenstheatre.org.

• Wounaan rainforest basket show and sale: Princeville Community Center, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Info: Michael Smith michael@michaelsmithgallery.com, 505-995-1013, http://www.michaelsmithgallery.com.

• Keiki miniature golf tournament: 10 a.m., Lawai Beach Resort, Lawai Road. Free for keiki 13 and under. Part of Koloa Plantation Days. Info: 240-5179

• Live music in Old Koloa Town courtyard: 5 to 7:30 p.m., part of Koloa Plantation Days.

Monday, July 24

• Free presentation, “Plantation-Style Living”: As part of Koloa Plantation Days, the Rev. Dr. Alan Akana hosts a talk and reception at the Koloa Union Church’s Smith Memorial Parsonage, 3281 Waikomo Rd., Koloa, from 4 to 6 p.m. Info: 808-353-1347, revdocakana@gmail.com, www.koloaunionchurch.org.

• Na Pali Race early registration deadline: Today is the early registration deadline for the annual Na Pali Race, 17 miles from Haena Beach Park to Polihale State Park. The event is Sunday, Aug. 6. Info: napalirace.com, on Instagram @napalirace, on Facebook at Na Pali Race, or by emailing napalirace@gmail.com.

• Poipu historical talk and tour: 9 a.m., Kaneiolouma at the Manokalanipo Royal Observatory, Poipu Road near Poipu Beach Park, part of Koloa Plantation Days. Info: 332-5682

• Free film, exhibit: Exhibit opens 6 p.m., film at 7:30 p.m., The Shops at Kukuiula, part of Koloa Plantation Days. Info: 742-9545

• Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation proposed rule amendments meeting: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Wilcox Elementary School Cafeteria 4319 Hardy Street, Lihue. Hear about proposed rule amendments to Title 13, Subtitle 11, Ocean Recreation and Coastal Areas, Parts I,II, and II of Hawaii Administrative Rules. Info: 241-3111.

Tuesday, July 25

• Nordic walking course: A four-week Nordic walking course begins at Kapaa Neighborhood Center, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Walking sticks for class are provided. No cost for seniors 55 and up. Info: 822-4599, www.NordicWalkHawaii.weebly.com.

• Scam-avoidance seminar: 6 p.m., Kapaa Public Library. The Better Business Bureau Foundation of Hawaii presents the free, one-hour presentation about top scams in Hawaii, tricks scammers use, how to protect yourself, tips on preventing identity theft, and more. Info: 821-4422

Wednesday, July 26

• In love and war discussion: 6 p.m. Waimea Public Library professor Melody Miyamoto Walters will give a brief history of World War II in Hawaii and what it was like for local residents to live under martial law and deal with racism.

• Kauai High fee collection: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. at Kauai High School. New students can get identification photos taken, fees for lunch and bus will be accepted, schedule pick-up. Info: 274-3160

Thursday, July 27

• Kauai Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours: 5-7 p.m. National Tropical Botanical Garden. Explore the gardens and enjoy pupu catered by Living Foods. $20 chamber members by July 20, $30 non-members and guests at door. Bring business cards to enter drawings for door prizes donated by NTBG. Info: 245-7363

• “Lucky Stiff”: 7 p.m. at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. This musical is about unassuming English shoe salesman Harry Witherspoon who leads an uneventful life until he learns his uncle, a casino manager in Atlantic City, has been killed by his blind lover. Directed by Chris Alderete. Online tickets and more information at www.hawaiichildrenstheatre.org.

• Hanalei-to-Ha‘ena Community Association meeting: 5:30 p.m., Hanalei School cafeteria. Agenda items are Safe Paths along Kuhio Highway in Hanalei, Hanalei courthouse, hotel on Hanalei River ridge, Kauai General Plan and proposed Hanalei overlook. Info: Carl Imparato, carl.imparato@juno.com 826-1856, http://www.hhcakauai.org.

• Adult dance lessons: Kilauea Neighborhood Center, 7 p.m. (East Coast swing) and 8 p.m. (West Coast swing). Susie Ayers offers adult dance classes, $10 for one class, $15 for both. Info: kauaidancing@gmail.com, www.KauaiDancingBlog.com, www.YouTube.com/KauaiDancing.

• Severe weather spotter training: 5 to 7:30 p.m., Hanapepe Public Library. Gregory Hall of the National Weather Service offers free training on spotting and reporting severe weather. Info: Tad Miura, ZSSQ@hotmail.com, 353-1476

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