Kauai Coconut Festival – October 7th and 8th

The east side’s 21st annual “all-things-coconut” extravaganza is on tap for October 7th and 8th at Kapa‘a Beach Park, in the heart of the Royal Coconut Coast. Kauai Coconut Festival organizers are planning something for everyone: entertainment, cultural displays and experiences, shopping, history, games, cooking demonstrations, contests, live music and food. Special keiki (children’s) activities including inflatables, contests, coconut activities and a petting zoo are also in the works. Presented by the Kapa‘a Business Association, the event is slated for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Cost is $5. Children under 12 are no charge. For more information, go to http://kbaKaua‘i.org/coconut-festival/

Learning how to weave coconut fronds into a hat at Kauai’s Coconut Festival, photo courtesy of Kapaa Business Association