Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Waimea Town Celebration 2016

 5:30 - 6:15 pm Mele 'Uhane (Keikilani Lindsey & Leo Lindsey from Hawai'i island) 6:30 - 7:15 pm Cherry Cherry (Neil Diamond Tribute Band from Seattle) 7:30 - 8:30 pm Kavibes (Kawai Pascua) 8:45 - 9:45 pm Kapena 10:00 - 11:30 pm The Green Stone Project

 10:00 - 10:45 am Joe Kaneholani & Friends 11:00 - 11:45 am Michael Keale 12:00 - 12:45 pm Lappert's Ice Cream Eating Contest 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Scotty's Music 'Ukulele Contest 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Cherry Cherry (Neil Diamond Tribute Band from Seattle) 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm Tsunami Taiko 4:45 pm - 5:30 pm Halau Hula Ua Piha Mau Me'kealoha with Kumu Hula Ehu Kanahele & Hokuao Kaohelaulii 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm Mele 'Uhane (Keikilani Lindsey & Leo Lindsey from Hawai'i island) 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm Shar Carillo 8:30 pm - 9:45 pm Micah G 10:00 pm - 11:15 pm Ekolu

FRIDAY & SATURDAY - 02.19 - 02.20
Waimea round up rodeo @ the friendship do ranch (old waimea dairy) Traditional rodeo events including paniolo poʻowalu and double mugging, which are unique to Hawaiʻi rodeos. Team Roping on Friday (10 am - 5:30 pm) is FREE for spectators. Saturdayʻs events begin at 10 am with a special Opening Ceremony that includes inducting a talented cowboy into the Nā Paniolo Kauaʻi a me Niʻihau 2016 Hall of Fame. Admission on Saturday is $5/adults; $3/child (5-12 years). Food concession and crafts will be available for sale on site and will benefit the Kauaʻi Keiki & High School Rodeo Association. For additional information, please contact Kevin Blackstad at 808/645-1510 or kelkob@hawaii.rr.com.

FRIDAY & SATRUDAY -02.19 - 02.21
SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT @ the waimea athletic field Teams from across the State of Hawaiʻi compete in a double elimination tournament (ASA rules with a few modifications). Admission for spectators is FREE. Food concession at the Waimea Athletic Field will raise additional funds for the Antone Balocan Memorial Fund. FRIDAY from 5 pm - 9 pm at H.P. Faye Park In Kekaha SATURDAY from 8 am - 5 pm at Waimea Athletic Field & 8 am - 9 pm at H.P. Faye Park in Kekaha SUNDAY from 8 am - 2:30 pm at Waimea Athletic Field for Playoffs / Championship Games (1:30 pm for B-Bracket / 2:30 pm for A-Bracket) For additional information, please contact Don Ouderkirk at 808-482-0886 or donald.ouderkirk@yahoo.com.

 FRIDAY & SATURDAY -02.19 - 02.20
 3-on-3 basketball tournament @ waimea canyon park basketball courts This is the largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament on the island and benefits the Westside Basketball Club. All games are held at the Waimea Canyon Park Basketball Courts on the corner of Huakaʻi Road and Kaumualiʻi Highway. The cost is $10/player (school division) and $25/player (adult division). Late Registration is $30/player. Adult Male Teamsʻ Late Registration is at 5 pm on Friday with games from 6 pm - 9 pm. Youth Teamsʻ Late Registration is 8 am on Saturday with games from 9 am - 4 pm. For additional information, please contact Dino Pabre at 808-286-2064.

SATURDAY - 02.20
Waimea town celebration regatta @ waimea landing Traditional Hawaiian outrigger canoes race along the Waimea shoreling competing in the Century (+300), Half-Century (+150) and Quarter-Century (+75) Divisions for Men, Women and mixed crews. Lunch will be provided to all paddlers and the Awards Ceremony begins at 1:00 pm. A food concession will be on site and admission is FREE. For additional information, please contact Dana Miyaki at 808-332-7625.

 FRIDAY & SATURDAY - 2.19 - 2.20
Paniolo Hat Lei contest @ west kauaʻi visitor center Make a lei that a cowboy would be proud to wear on a cowboy hat and enter it in 1 of 2 categories: "Most Beautiful" (use only fresh materials) and "Most Unique" (any material is acceptable). Lei are to be dropped off between 7 am - 9 am on Friday (02.19) and judging until noon. All lei will be available for viewing from noon to 6 pm on Friday and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday. Awards will be given at 3:30 pm on Saturday. Download an entry form from our "Applications" page. For additional information, please contact Aletha Kaohi at 808-338-1332.

Fun Run (10k, 5k, 2k races) @ waimea plantation cottages The 39th Annual Captain Cook Caper Run benefits Waimea High School's Track Team. 10K Race from 1/3 miles east of the Navy Housing Gate to Waimea Plantation Cottages 5K Race from Hwy 50 fronting Kekaha Neighborhood Center to Waimea Plantation Cottages 2K Race on the grounds of the Waimea Plantation Cottages Cost is $30/Adults and $25/ 17 years and younger. (Late Registration is $40.) Register on Friday (2/19) at the Heritage of Aloha Hoʻolauleʻa (Old Waimea Mill Site) from 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm. Late Registration is Saturday (2/20) at the Waimea Plantation Cottages from 5:30 am - 6:30 am. Download the registration form from our "Applications" page or pick one up from Sports Authority at the Kukui Grove Shopping Center on 02.13 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm and receive STORE DISCOUNTS! For additional information, please contact Carmen Twiggs at 808-208-6617.

SATURDAY - 02.20
Lappert's Ice Cream Eating Contest | noon @ old waimea mill site Lappert's Ice Cream Eating Contest is FREE to participate. Sign up at 11:30 am on Saturday (2/20) next to the big stage at the Old Waimea Mill Site. The contest begins at noon. Age categories are as follows: (1) 5 to 8 years old; (2) 9 to 15 years old; (3) 16 to 25 years old; (4) 26 to 35 years old; (5) 36 to 54 years old; and (6) 55+ years and older. For additional information, please contact Candy Barr at 808-338-1522.

SATURDAY - 02.20
Scotty's Music ʻUkulele Contest | 1:00 pm @ old waimea mill site Sign up on Saturday (2/20) from 10 am - 12:45 pm at the Information Booth at the Old Waimea Mill site. Rules are (1) 3 minutes maximum per song; (2) 1 song per entry; (3) Soloists only, no groups allowed; (4) Judged on presentation, tone, showmanship, difficulty of song and overall performance. Only ʻukulele talent will be judged, not singing. Age Groups: Up to 6th grade; 7th to 9th grade; 10th to 12th grade; and Adults. Prizes: Every player will walk away with a prize! An ʻukulele will be awarded to the "Best ʻUkulele Picker" in memory of Byron Hahn-Morin. For additional information, please contact Carrie Newcomb at 808-338-1332.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY - 02.19 & 02.20
Silent Auction | 5-9/fri & 10-8/sat @ old waimea mill site Island activities, hotel stays and Kauaʻi-made-products will be available to bid on to support the preservation of the Historic Waimea Theater. Cash and credit card payments will be accepted. Mahalo to all of our local businesses for their support! For additional information, please contact Darlene Schneider at 808-335-4670.