Oiwi takes to the EKK stage Monday

It’s the fourth of 10 Monday nights in the heritage Hawaiian music program, E Kanikapila Kakou, now in its 36th season. This Monday’s guests at EKK are local boys, known as the group Oiwi, or “native sons.”

Hanaialii highlights Monday concert

It’s the third of 10 Monday nights in the heritage Hawaiian music program, E Kanikapila Kakou, now in its 36th season. Monday’s guests at EKK are composer and singer Amy Hanaialii and composer and classical, jazz and slack-key guitarist Jeff Peterson.

Monico’s serves up good times, good food

The first impression of Monico’s Taqueria Kauai might not be the best. Parking. Because the spaces in the parking lot are for more than one business and are more for compact cars than larger vehicles, it can be a tight squeeze, and some SUV drivers find that annoying. They might even give up and leave.

Kauai performers join jazz greats

David Braun, owner of Hanalei Strings, will be among the performers at the All Angels Jazz Festival that opens Friday and continues through Sunday at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church.

Calling all poets

The Kauai “Live Poets’ Society” (LPS) hosted by Dawn Kawahara, Kauai writer and poet, in partnership with the Lihue Public Library, will hold the next meeting on Feb. 4, 6:30- to 8:30 p.m. in the conference room of the library.