Rapping down a dream

As Dawna White watched her youngest daughter Arianna doing “amazing, fun things,” she had a thought.

Once again, beautiful and brilliant

Halau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leina‘ala Ho‘ike 2018 sold out early. Way early. We’re talking months before this Saturday, Oct. 27 show, tickets were gone. To get tickets, you pretty much had to know somebody. You couldn’t find one anywhere. It seems each year these tickets are more and more in demand and they are gone sooner than the previous year.

Have a Kauai ‘HUG’

St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church is stepping up its outreach game by bringing on board a program to help families with life-threatening illnesses.

Queen for a day

Hui o Laka, the nonprofit that runs Koke‘e Natural History Museum, announced that Sharalyn Kahealani Bucasas will portray Queen Emma at the 30th annual Emalani Festival Kauai, Eo e Emalani i Alakai, on Oct. 13 on the lush expanse of Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow in Koke‘e State Park.

Hawaii Children’s Theatre announces production of ‘Newsies’

The Hawaii Children’s Theatre announces the production of Disney’s “Newsies.” Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, “Newsies” features the Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken (“Little Shop of Horrors,” “Sister Act”) and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (“Kinky Boots”).

South Side Open Mic night

Kalaheo resident Mike Vallee is a longtime musician and he’s ready to see more live music on Kauai.

Flood benefit concerts this weekend

Omao resident Kathleen Dahill has been writing songs since her early teens, and this weekend music lovers will have the opportunity to hear some of her music at flood-relief concerts.