What is Happening on Kauai in March

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Planning to visit the Garden Island in March. Below is a list of events that might enhance your Hawaiian experience. From Hawaiian entertainment to international sports competitions, to Hawaiian cultural demonstrations, children’s events and craft fairs, don’t miss the opportunity to take advantage of these local events.

March 5 – March 19th, 2012
E Kanikapila Kakou is an amazing Hawaiian music concert series that will be held at the Kauai Beach Resort in the Jasmine Ballroom. Donations are accepted at the door. If you miss one event, not to worry, the concert series continues every Monday in March. If you like Hawaiian Music you are not going to want to miss this event. More details are listed below for each date.

March 5, 2012
Anake Beverly Muraoka and her gang “The Epitome of Chalang-alang Hawaiian Music.”

Monday March 12, 2012
Aldrine Guerrero – Ukulele “The Amazing Ride and Tide of the ‘Ukulele”

Monday March 19, 2012
Troy Lazaro & Friends “An Evening of Angelic Music and Hula”

Prince Kuhio Park
March 11-26, 2012
Prince Kuhio Celebration
A week long celebration of Hawaiian cultural events to commemorate Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana`ole. Events include a spearfishing competition, Hawaiian entertainment, Hawaiian cultural demonstrations, history of Pa’akai, Hawaiian salt making, Prince Kuhio Rodeo at CJM stables, commemorative ceremonies at Prince Kuhio Park, canoe races, a craft fair, Taiko drumming and a royal dinner at Plantation Gardens Restaurant. For more information contact Aunty Stella Burgess at (808) 240-6369 or stella.burgess@hyatt.com.

March 17, International Garden Isle Tri-Fest
International, outdoor multi-sport Event and competition. Includes a kids Duathlon, adults 10K, a 5K Fun Run/Walk and a SUP-Paddle board event all on one day. Events will be at the Kauai Marriott Resort at Kalapaki Bay. For more information call (808)-346-0990.

March 17, 2012
Garden Island Artisan Fair
More than 40 local artisans showcase an array of handcrafted products at Poipu Beach from 9a-3p. This fair is a great opportunity to see wealth of local talent and pick up souvenirs that are actually made on Kauai by Kauai artisans. Ono food, plate lunches and smoothies will be available at one of the many food booths. For more information call 808.245.9021.
Taiko drumming

March 30 & 31, 2012
The 6th annual Kauai Orchid and Art Festival in Hanapepe Town showcases free Hawaiian music concerts including Taiko drumming and special guest, Makana. Enjoy great food, art exhibits, and the Garden Island Orchid Society’s Orchid Show. Plein air painting workshops, food demonstrations, and keiki crafts and activities will also be available for your enjoyment. For more information, call Kim at (808)651-9801 or email orchidfestival@hanapepe.org