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Whether you're planning to visit next week or next year, we'll help you find fun things to do in Hawaii. Some of the world's most beautiful events happen here in the Hawaiian Islands - the world's largest hula competition, a lantern floating festival honoring those who have passed, world class surfing competitions and some of the best food and wine festivals you'll ever attend. Many of these beautiful festivals, like Lei Day, happen every year, and Hawaii's annual events set a lovely tone for each new season.

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Haaheo O Hawaii Exhibit

January 15, 2017
Kauai Museum, 4428 Rice St
Lihue, 96766 United States
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Cleopatra’s Barge was an opulent yacht built in Massachusetts in 1816. It became The Royal Yacht of King Kamehameha II who named it Ha’aheo O Hawaii (Pride of Hawaii), but was wrecked in 1824. It cost about $50,000 to build, and about the same amount for luxury furnishing. The main cabin was 19′ x 20′…

The Machine Inside: Biomechanics

February 25, 2017
Kauai Museum, 4428 Rice St
Lihue, 96766 United States
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Shrimp that can break through glass? Spider webs that are stronger than steel? Sharks that use their snouts to sense the electrical impulses of their prey? The world’s largest and most complete T. rex? Find out why every living thing—including humans—is a machine built to survive, move, and discover, and explore the ways in which…

Hulia ʻAno: Inspired Patterns

March 18, 2017
Kauai Museum, 4428 Rice St
Lihue, 96766 United States
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Patterns, intricate and vibrant, are a trademark of Hawaiian artistic expression, whether stamped onto barkcloth, drawn onto gourds, woven into mats or pricked into skin. In celebration of Hawaiian creative vision, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum presents Hulia ‘Ano: Inspired Patterns, on display in the J. M. Long Gallery from March 18–Oct. 16, 2017. Drawing from…

Made In Hawaii Festival

August 18, 2017
Kauai Museum, 4428 Rice St
Lihue, 96766 United States
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First Hawaiian Bank presents the 2017 Made in Hawaii Festival, a 3-day showcase of “Made in Hawaii” products, including food, books, art, gifts, fashions, plants, crafts, produce and more. Plus cooking demonstrations and ongoing entertainment. WHEN: Friday – Sunday, August 18-20, 2017 Friday & Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00…

2017 Duke’s Oceanfest

August 19, 2017
Kauai Museum, 4428 Rice St
Lihue, 96766 United States
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The annual event is held at venue sites throughout Waikiki, August 19-27, 2017. OceanFest features a variety of ocean sports that were close to Duke Kahanamoku’s heart: Longboard Surfing, Paddleboard Racing, Swimming, Tandem Surfing, Surf Polo, Beach Volleyball, and more! Photo: Bob Johnson / Herald Examiner Collection.

35th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival &...

August 20, 2017
Kauai Museum, 4428 Rice St
Lihue, 96766 United States
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Event will feature up to 16 performing artists in the Slack Key Guitar Genre including award winning artists and newcomers. Also appearing will be a couple of special guest from Hawaii and the mainland. The event will also feature “Made In Hawaii” products and favorite foods and snacks. Throughout the day, the festival will also…

A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th...

August 20, 2017
Kauai Museum, 4428 Rice St
Lihue, 96766 United States
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Freda Payne made it big in the 1970s with chart-topping hits “Band of Gold” and “Bring Home the Boys.” She’ll pay tribute to jazz songstress Ella Fitzgerald in honor of what would be her 100th birthday. Freda has a list of musical theatre and acting in plays. DUKE ELLINGTONS SOPHISTICATED LADIES, AINT MISBEHAVIN, DADDY GOODNESS,…

Kauai Museum present Robert Cazimero in Concert

August 21, 2017
Kauai Museum, 4428 Rice St
Lihue, 96766 United States
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Kaua`i Museum presents legendary entertainer Robert Cazimero in concert on Thursday, September 21, 2017 in the Kaumuali`i Hall. Doors open at 5:30pm, No host cocktail/pupu at 6:00 pm and concert from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm. For more information or to order your tickets, please contact the museum at 808-245-6931 or visit our website www.kauaimuseum.org. A fundraiser…

Tavana at Blue Note Hawaii

August 21, 2017
Kauai Museum, 4428 Rice St
Lihue, 96766 United States
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Tavana’s blend of singer/songwriter, acoustic-blues-rock-roots music has been captivating audiences throughout the Hawaiian island chain and east to the mainland, where he’s made two appearances at the high-profile musical showcase South by Southwest.

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