Kauai Activities

Online registration for keiki, junior lifeguard programs begins May 1

The free programs offer ocean safety awareness and lifesaving skills instruction. Enrollment is limited.

Box Jellyfish signs up at Salt Pond Beach Park, safety official advise avoiding swimming

Ocean Safety Bureau officials have posted “Box Jellyfish” signs at Salt Pond and Po‘ipū beach parks.

No tickets required this year for Hō‘ike, donations encouraged at event to help those impacted by Lāhainā fire

To kōkua (help) the people from West Maui, many of whom lost loved ones, their homes or both, the Merrie Monarch organizers decided to allow free admission to this year’s Hō’ike Night at Edith Kanaka‘ole Stadium tonight, with the option to donate to the Lāhainā community at the door.

One Kaua‘i hālau hula participating in this year’s Merrie Monarch hula competition

Twenty-two hālau hula are participating this year. Hālau Ka Lehua Pua Kamaehu, under the direction of Kumu Hula Kasie Puahala Kaleohano & Brandi Nohelani Barrett, is the only Big Island group participating in this year’s competition.

Over 1.6 million people visited Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park in 2023

Overall, the National Park Service announced that 400 national parks reported a total of 325.5 million visitors in 2023, an increase of 13 million or 4% over 2022.

Kaua‘i-made film ‘Too Much Life’ makes world premiere on Garden Island tonight

The film explores Kaua‘i teenagers dealing with cyberbullying, social media and online relationships.

Public comment sought on how to improve accessibility at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

Public input on the draft will be accepted through January.

Kapa‘a Swimming Pool temporarily closed

The pool will reopen on Thursday.

Celebrate the heart of Kauaʻi during this year’s Rice Street Block Party

The block party will feature various entertainment along Rice Street, including a keiki zone with a climbing wall, rides, games, a dedicated area for Play Streets Kaua‘i, live music, local vendors and more.

8th Kauaʻi Chocolate & Coffee Festival to showcase Hawaiʻi-grown products

There will be free pumpkin giveaways for the keiki, lots of sampling, exhibitor booths featuring a variety of chocolate and coffee products from throughout the state featuring plenty of Hawaiʻi-grown products, local crafters, food trucks and more.

Free build a wa‘a model event this weekend at Kaua’i Ocean Discovery

In celebration of the traditional Polynesian voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa’s Moananuiākea voyage around the Pacific Ocean, participants will sand, decorate, assemble and float their wooden canoe models at activity stations outside Kaua`i Ocean Discovery.

Kauaʻi Fire Department to host Fire Prevention Week kick-off event

The event is free and will include informational booths from a variety of county agencies.

2024 Lanaʻi axis deer hunting applications

Beginning Sept. 18, applications will be available for the 2024 Lānaʻi axis deer hunting season.

Get ready for the 7th annual ‘Raqs Tiki’ dance event in Princeville

Princeville will host the 7th annual “Raqs Tiki” dance event from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, featuring world renowned drummer Issam Houshan and international dance artist, Vanessa of Cairo.

Kaua‘i’s craft breweries to double from 2 to 4 in 2023 – with a fifth in the works

The number of Kaua‘i-based craft breweries is now set to double by the end of 2023, due to the recent opening of Nā Pali Brewing Company in Wailuā and the planned opening of Mucho Aloha in Kōloa in November.

Kaua’i County holding Play Streets free event at Laukona Park on Aug. 12

In an effort to promote physical activity in a fun and engaging way, the County of Kaua‘i will hold a free Play Streets event on Aug. 12 at Laukona Park in Hanamā‘ulu.

Kaua‘i farmers showcased during 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay’s benefit: Supper That Sustains Us

“Supper That Sustains Us” is a new series of multi-course dining events that benefits island community groups at 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay.

Check out road closures for annual Historic Kōloa Plantation Days Parade

Motorists wishing to access Po‘ipū and Kōloa towns during that time may do so via Waila‘au Road or Ala Kinoiki and Ala Kalanikaumaka.

Kōloa Plantation Days at The Shops at Kukui‘ula July 24-28

The Shops at Kukui‘ula celebrates Kōloa Plantation Days with three family-friendly events.

Waimea swimming temporarily closed

The facility is closed for maintenance.
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