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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Fun Things to See and Do in Hawaii

Fun things to see and do in Hawaii in November 2010Written by Marie Glodt a Hawaiian Destination Specialist at Travel to Maui

Looking for something free to do while you are in Hawaii?
• Are you a returning visitor who wants to do something different this time while you in the Hawaiian Islands?

This list includes websites or phone numbers when possible for upcoming events in Hawaii. This includes: nonprofit functions, volunteering jobs, free events, and more. This will cover the Hawaiian Islands of Maui, Kauai, Oahu, and Lanai.

Kauai: including Lihue, Kapa'a, Poipu, Koloa.

11/13 Old Koloa Sugar Mill RunThe Rotary Club of Kauai is pleased to announce their 8th annual Old Koloa Sugar Mill Run. This is Kauai's premier 5-Km, 10-Km, 10 mile Runs, and non-competitive 5-K Walk. Contact Dick Olsen for more information at 808-822-5092

11/14 Kauai’s Garden Island Range and Food Festival This annual event is modeled after the annual Taste of the Hawaiian Range, which has been growing in popularity for 14 years on the Big Island. Kauai’s festival, subtitled the "Locovore Pa`ina" will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Kilohana Pavilion
Barbara Bennett 808-338-0111

11/14 Slack Key Concert 12-6pm at Hilton Kauai Beach Resort
Free, food, crafters, exhibits. Contact Milton Lau 808-226-2697

11/21 A fundraising golf tournament benefiting Leadership Kauai’s The $125 entry fee for the 3-Person Scramble format will include, green fees, cart fees and lunch. 808-246-8727

Oahu: including Waikiki, and Honolulu.
11/3 & 11/10 Honolulu Farmers Market 4-7pm Blaisdell Center Lawn 808-768-5400

11/15 Peter Frampton 7:30 Blaisdell Center808-591-2211 recorded event information

11/1-4/1/11 Volunteering for the Hawaiian Island Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary The humpback whales can be found in the Hawaiian waters from November- April. For more information call Christine Brammer, O`ahu Programs Coordinator 808- 397-2651 x 252

Hawaii aka “the big island”
including Kona and Hilo.

At the time of this blog the volcano is very active. For road closures and more information on recent lava flows contact
Ths above picture was taken from Sunshine Helicopters on a flight over the big island of Hawaii.

11/4-11/7 Moku O Keawe International FestivalCelebration of Hula & Hula Arts
For information call Margo Mau Bunnell 808-345-9364

11/5-11/14 Kona Coffee FestivalContact Jeannette Vidgen for details at 808-326-7820

Lanai: including Manele Bay and Lanai City.

One of the things that are always worth mentioning is the spa at the Four Season Manele Bay. This is a wonderful way to pamper yourself while enjoying the luxury of a 5 star hotel in Hawaii.

11/12 Shoot For A Cure - November 12, 2010 Four Seasons Resorts Lana`i and the UFCW 480 South Pacific Union are partnering to bring the annual Shoot For A Cure back to Lana`i again this year. Shoot For a Cure is a charity event to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. For additional information, please call (808) 942-7778

Thanksgiving Buffets on Thursday, November 25, 2010 Four Seasons Resorts Lana`i
The delicious holiday buffet will be available from 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at The Lodge at Koele and from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Hulopo`e Court at Manele Bay. The price is $70 per person. Advanced reservations are required for Thanksgiving Day Buffets at 808-565-2335.

Saturday, November 27, 2010 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Four Seasons Resorts Lana`i Presents a Special Wine Dinner Featuring Drew WinesJoin Executive Chef Fabrice Huet and California's Drew Wines on for an evening of exquisite food and wine pairings, presented in an inspiring five-course dining experience at Manele Bay's Hulopo`e Court. Please call Lea Hennessy, 808-565-2335 or for reservations and more information

One of the things that are always worth mentioning is the spa at the Four Season Manele Bay. This is a wonderful way to pamper yourself while enjoying the luxury of a 5 star hotel in Hawaii.

Maui: including Lahaina, Wailuku, Kahului, Wailea, Kaanapali, Haleakala Crater.

11/4 Bret Ernst McCoy Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center (MACC)
Headliner in the top comedy clubs across the country. For tickets and times contact the MACC

11/6 Day of Hope 10K run/5k walk Four Seasons Maui Call 808-891-4100 for start time and location.

11/12 Hiroshima Legacy Tour with Michael Paulo at the MACCThis concert will be a musical experience you won’t forget. 808-242-7469

11/20 The 5th annual Pacific Cancer Foundation Gala Fundraiser Fine wines, great food and wonderful entertainment for a good cause. For Tickets & further information, contact the Pacific Cancer Foundation at 808-243-2999 or visit

Ongoing events on Maui:

Haku Baldwin Center is looking for volunteers on MauiVolunteer a portion of your time while you are here on Maui. This nonprofit organization uses pet therapy to assist folks in hospitals and long term facilities.

First night in Wailuku This monthly event is held the first Friday night of the month.Join us for food, shopping and lots of fun. For more information contact

Every Saturday in October 7-11am Olowalu Cultural Reserve Volunteer Community Work Day The Olowalu Cultural Reserve, a non-profit organization, invites you to participate in a volunteer work day to assist in rebuilding an ahupua'a. Tasks include the removal of non-native plant species, building taro patches, trail restoration and planting Native Hawaiian plants and agricultural products.

Free Hula Shows at 7:00pm every Tuesday & Thursday! Free Keiki (kids) Hula Show 1pm ever Saturday & Sunday at the Cannery Mall in Lahaina. For information call 808-661-5304

Looking for something romantic to do on your honeymoon in Hawaii? Try this luxurious Lavender For Two 3 1/2 Hours (250 minutes), $645.00 1 hour in the Terme, 25-minute side by side lavender exfoliation, 50 minute side by side lavender crystal energy body cocoons, 50 minute lavender body butter massage and two lunch vouchers.

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Future blogs: “fun things to do on Oahu,” “what to see and do while on Kauai,” traveling to Tahiti,” “Honeymoons in Hawaii,” and much more.