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October Events on Kauai Island

Information about October events on the island of Kauai in Hawaii. Includes the annual Kauai Coconut Festival, several Halloween events, and a Native American PowWow.

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Holidays in October on Kauai

Halloween Events on Kauai>
Information about Halloween events in October on the island of Kauai.

Festivals in October on Kauai

Eo E Emalani Alakai (The Emalani Festival)>
Outdoor festival honoring Hawaii's Queen Emma held every year, in early October in Kokee State Park on the west side of Kauai. The event was founded in 1988 and it commemorates Queen Emma's 1871 visit to Kauai's upcountry forests. Activities and entertainment include live Hawaiian music and hula performances, historic displays, and a reenactment of Queen Emma's rand entrance onto the Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow in Kokee State Park, where the festival takes place. The 2009 Eo E Emalani I Alakai Festival (aka the 2009 Emalani Festival) will take place on October 10, 2009, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Kokee State Park.

Kauai Coconut Festival>
An annual Kauai event celebrating the cultural, social, and historical importance of the coconut. Includes coconut food items, crafts, games, and contests. The 13th annual Kauai Coconut Festival is scheduled to take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 3-4, 2009 at Kapaa Beach Park. For more information about the annual Coconut Festival Presented by the Kapaa Business Association at 808-651-3273.

Kauai Hawaiiana Festival>
This annual Kauai festival is actually three separate events occurring over three days in October, the Kauai Hawaiiana Festival, the Malama Ola Health and Fitness Festival, and the annual conference of the Hawaii Hotel and Lodging Association (HHLA). The 2009 Kauai Hawaiiana Festival, the 2009 Malama Ola Festival, and the 2009 HHLA Conference will take place October 1-3, 2009 at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa in Poipu on the south coast of Kauai.

Kauai Matsuri Festival (no Web site)
This annual event has been presented by the Kauai Japanese Cultural Society for more then 20 years. It usually takes place in September or October at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall in Lihue, East Kauai. The event highlights Japanese culture and it features odori dancing, karaoke singers, tea ceremony demonstrations, ikebana flower arrangements, bonsai displays, mochi pounding, arts and crafts, and Japanese food. The 2009 Matsuri Kauai Festival will take place October 17, 2009 at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall in Lihue, East Kauai.

Kauai Hawaii Aloha Festivals Events> (none since 2007)
At one time the Hawaii Aloha Festivals included events on all of the largest Hawaiian islands, including Kauai, but since 2008 all of the Aloha Festivals events have been on Oahu Island only, due to funding constraints.

Other Events in October on Kauai

Lihue Christian Church Bazaar>
Annual bazaar held at the Lihue Christian Church at 2943 Kress Street in Lihue, East Kauai. Usually takes place in the church social hall between about 9 and 11 a.m. Booths will feature quilts, other local style crafts, baked goods, fresh produce, and other items for sale. The bazaar is a benefit for the Lihue Christian Church The 2009 Lihue Christian Church Bazaar will take place October 10, 2009.

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