HCT gala tonight

Hawaii Children’s Theatre’s “Summer Stars” program presents “Rising Stars Gala Showcase and Fundraiser” tonight at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Doors open at 5:30. Enjoy dinner, homemade baked goods and a silent auction before the show starts at 6:30. Tickets are $10 at the door.

‘Six Days, Seven Nights’ is a light-hearted romp

Harrison Ford has made many great movies. “Six Days, Seven Nights” is not one of them. But as a romantic comedy not to be taken seriously, it delivers what you want — fun, action, narrow escapes, a love story and a happy ending.

Miss Hawaii Filipina pageant held here

A small number of tickets for the state Miss Hawaii Filipina Scholarship Pageant are available at Mama Lucy’s in Puhi, and Mokihana Travel and the office of Dr. Antolin Apalla in Lihue.

Kauai Folk Festival is coming

The 2019 Kauai Folk Festival celebrates two days of folk music, dance, food, drink and craft, featuring multiple-Grammy-winning artists, and more than a dozen international acts on five stages.

Stepping out in style for Kauai Fashion Weekend

The dinner-and-show package was sold out, and hundreds more flowed through the doors of Kauai Fashion Weekend, described as Kauai’s signature red-carpet event, at the Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club.

Wilbur, Fern and a very smart spider star in ‘Charlotte’s Web’

Perusing through the books at the thrift store and came across a classic: “Charlotte’s Web,” by E.B. White, published in 1952. It was a 60th anniversary edition, very nice, so I paid a few dollars with the thought I would send it to my 5-year-old granddaughter, Hadley, who unlike her grandfather is extremely bright and smart.

Moonlight & Music

Hawaii’s award-winning Koloa Rum Company is partnering with National Tropical Botanical Garden as the presenting sponsor for the annual Moonlight & Music Gala Fundraiser at McBryde Garden.

Poetry reading today

Poet Dr. Bill Mohr has been writing for half a century and, tonight, he’ll be doing a reading at the Kauai Community College One Stop Center alongside music and art that will feature KCC students.

Crowning a queen

More than 800 people watched as Isabel Gampon worked through the different phases to emerge as the 2019 Miss Kauai Filipina at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall Saturday night.