Kauai Events

Kauai Events 2023

Kauai Magazine brings you this list of events on the island of Kauai. Submit your event

Pedal to the Meadow Koke’e Hill Bicycle Race

Pedal to the Meadow Bicycle Race
May 27: 
Cycle from sea-level Kekaha up to Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow in Kokee State Park. pedaltothemeadow.com

Hanalei Canoe Club 41st Annual Haena to Hanalei Run

Hanalei Canoe Club Haena to Hanalei Run

June 3: The 8-mile course begins at the end of the road at Ke’e Beach, then traverses the breathtaking North Shore before ending at the historic Hanalei Pier. hanaleicanoeclub.org/haena-run/

Koloa Plantation Days

Koloa Plantation Days 2023

July 21-30: Koloa Plantation Days is held on Kauai’s south shore each year in July. The many ethnic groups that came to Hawaii to work on sugar plantations, and the Hawaiians who welcomed them, are celebrated through music, dance, costumes and food throughout this ten-day festival. koloaplantationdays.com

Kauai 50 Miler

Kauai 50 Race

August 5: The inaugural Kauai 50 is a 50 mile race taking place on Saturday, August 5th, 2023 at Kauai Coffee Farm near Kalaheo. Runners will complete 4 loops (approximately 12.7 miles each) around the dirt paths of the coffee farm. thekauai50.com

Kauai Marathon and Half Marathon

Kauai Marathon

September 3: This event is not just a race but also a unique experience that showcases the natural beauty and rich culture of the island of Kauai. thekauaimarathon.com

Kauai Mokihana Festival

Kauai Mokihana Festival

September 24-30: A week-long celebration of Hawaiian culture, including educational lectures and music and hula competitions on the island of Kauai. maliefoundation.org

Aloha Kauai Yoga & Peace Festival

Kauai Yoga Festival

October 7: Not your typical yoga festival, this is a SOUL JOURNEY in one of the most magical places on earth. The focused intention of this gathering is full embodiment of a “critical mass” awakening on the planet focused on bringing peace to all of humanity. Kauai Shores Hotel, alohafestival.org

Kauai Matsuri Festival 2023

Kauai Matsuri Festival 2023
October 14: Celebrate Japanese culture and arts at the Kauai Matsuri Festival 2023, featuring kimona dancers, mochi making, origami, bonsai and much more. Plus, for the first time, there is an anime and cosplay contest. Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, kauaijcs.org

Kauai Chocolate and Coffee Festival

Kauai Chocolate and Coffee Festival

October 15: The 8th Annual Kauai Chocolate & Coffee Festival is a celebration of all things chocolate and coffee! kauaichocolateandcoffeefestival.com

Kauai Writers Conference

Kauai Writers Conference
November 6-12:
Meet leading authors, literary agents and publishing professionals. Royal Sonesta Resort, kauaiwritersconference.com

(Please note that event details and dates are subject to change, so it’s always a good idea to check for the most up-to-date information before planning.)