Coconut Coast Events and Entertainment

Every week on the Royal Coconut Coast there are concerts, craft fairs, special performances, farmer’s markets, interesting lectures, cultural demonstrations and delightful local events. The monthly First Saturday Art Walk is highly popular. Several major events also come to the area throughout the year, providing full weekends of festival-fun. And, there are a number of community events that always welcome visitors. Check out our ongoing list of featured events, and don’t miss going to for a complete list of island-wide happenings.

Kauai Mokihana Festival Launches in Kapaa

September 22 to 28

Kauai’s 34th annual Mokihana Festival, a week-long celebration of Hawaiian culture, with music, hula and floral competitions plus cultural presentations, launches in Kapaa on Sunday, September 22nd.  A special Hawaiian church service at the historic Kapaa First Hawaiian Church, features hula, music and song, in both English and Hawaiian. Festival organizers and church members welcome the public to this meaningful celebration. After the service, all are invited to join in refreshments. See the full six-day list of events on the Mokihaha Festival website. Enjoy music and hula competitions, composers contest, flowers and lei contest and cultural lectures throughout the island. Kapaa First Hawaiian Church was founded by Queen Deborah Kapule in 1879. Photo by The Garden Island.

Event Details

Date: September 22 to 28
Organizer: Malie Foundation
Telephone: (808) 651-1868

Sierra Club Hike on Kuilau Ridge Trail

September 29th
Join in a Sierra Club Kauai Hike up Kuilau Ridge Trail.  This is considered an easy to moderate  hike of 3.5 miles round trip with an 280 feet elevation change. The trail provides a gentle steady walk on a wide path with sweeping view of lush valleys and Mount Waiʻaleʻale and Makaleha Mountain Ranges. Glorious views and ever-present bird songs are an added plus. Hike to bridge and picnic tables for lunch. Leader: Vivian Hager 808-652-3234

Event Details

Date: September 29th
Organizer: Sierra Club Kauai
Contact: Vivian Hager
Telephone: 808-652-3234

Aloha Kauai Yoga & Peace Festival - Lydgate Beach Park

October 4 to 6 all day and evening
Kauai’s largest outdoor yoga event is upcoming on October 4th through 6th at Lydgate Beach Park, main pavilion. Providing both headliner yoga masters and entertainment, this event is organized to collectively amplify a peace vibration on earth. The organizers promote the known positive energy (vortex) on Kauai to help infuse the message of peace across the planet. According to the festival’s website, the event is considered a soul journey at one of the most magical places on earth. Teachers, speakers, artists and vendors provide group meditations, yoga practice, yoga workshops entertainment and vendors are woven throughout the three-day experience. More tickets and information are available online.

Event Details

Date: October 4 to 6 all day and evening
Organizer: ALOHA Kauai Yoga and Peace Festival

Ohana Fit Fest Trail Run

October 5th 8:30 a.m.

Join the Kauai North Shore Community Foundation on October 5th for the Ohana Fit Fest Trail Run. This is a 5K or 10K obstacle trail run on the Wai Koa Loop Trail. The run starts off at the Ananai Hou Community Park in Kilauea. Register by September 13th for a discounted rate. Entry fee includes race tee shirt and light fare afterwards. Keiki (children) 12 & under free with adult registration.

Event Details

Date: October 5th 8:30 a.m.
Organizer: North Shore Community Foundation