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June 2017
Free - $12

Learn Traditional Kuʻi ʻai (poi pounding) with the Kauaʻi Historical Society

June 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

THIS EVENT WAS POSTPONED DUE TO LACK OF RESERVATIONS.   In this workshop, participants will tour the Kauaʻi Community College loʻi and learn how to use a pōhaku kuʻi ʻai, or poi pounder, in the style of Hawaiian kūpuna.   Taught by Waimea native Joshua Fukino who apprenticed with Jerry Konanui, a cultural practitioner who specializes in Hawaiian kalo varieties. Josh has taught people, keiki to kūpuna, how to practice kuʻi ʻai, or traditional kalo pounding with board and stone.

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August 2017
Free - $5

Hoʻomanaʻo o Hāʻena (Recollections of Hāʻena) with Chipper Wichman, President, CEO and Director, National Tropical Botanical Gardens

August 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Princeville Community Center, 4334 Emmalani Drive
Princeville, HI 96722 United States
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Chipper shares unique insights from his ʻohanaʻs connection coupled with his professional association with Hāʻena.

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September 2017
$145 - $195

Narrated Boat Tour of the History of Nā Pali Fundraiser

September 10 @ 1:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Become a member before purchasing your tickets for the preferred rate. Our First Narrated Boat Tour of the History of Nā Pali Fundraiser September 10, 2017 1:45 Check-in at Port Allen 4-hour Sunset Dinner Sail Limited to 45 Guests! A rare opportunity to learn the history, culture, archaeology, and geography while enjoying a catered dinner. Randy Wichman is currently the President of Nā Pali Coast 'Ohana and has been a member since 1998. His will focus on the historical aspects…

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Kaumuali‘i – Kaua‘i’s Last King: A talk-story presentation with West Kaua’i storyteller, Auntie Aletha Kaʻohi

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Regency at Puakea, 2130 Kaneka St
LIhue, HI 96766 United States
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The Office of Hawaiian Affairs – Kaua'i, in partnership with the Kaua'i Historical Society, is having a “talk-­story” presentation on the life of King Kaumuali'i with West Kaua'i storyteller, Auntie Aletha Kaohi of Friends of King Kaumuali'i whose mission includes creating awareness of his reign and role in Kaua'i/Hawai'i history.  Come hear and learn about Kaua'i’s last reigning monarch – King Kaumuali'i –his life and times and also of recent community efforts to memorialize his legacy … from raising a…

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October 2017

The Threads of Kaua’i’s History: A Kaua’i Historical Society Fundraiser

October 28 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kaua’i Marriott Resort & Beach Club, 3610 Rice Street
Lihue, HI 96766 United States
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Proudly wear clothing reflecting the cultures of Kaua'i.  Share it on our runway.  Music & hula with Keali'i Kaneali'i & Garrett Santos, Mark Rossi and Pua Rossi-Fukino.  Heavy pūpū.  Cash bar. Honored guests Phyllis Kunimura & Bob Schleck for their work restoring the Historic County Building.

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