St. Raphael’s Church Coffee Hour & Talk Story

St. Raphael’s Church

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Saturday, July 20th @ 8.00am
Come early for pre-walk coffee hour and visit

St. Raphael’s Church
Coffee Hour & Talk Story

Date: Saturday, July 20

Time: Refreshments at 8-9am
Short Tour begins at 8:30am

Admission: FREE

Contact: 808-742-1955

Driving Directions: Meet at St. Raphel’s Church

Directions from Google Maps

Enjoy a light breakfast of morning coffee hour & fresh baked goods hosted by the St. Raphael’s Church volunteers before the Hapa Trail walk. Julie Souza will be conducting a tour of St. Raphael’s Church at 8:30am – there’s time to do the tour and then catch the start of Hapa Trail Walk departing at 9:00am. Grab a bottle of complimentary water for the trail.

Whether you continue onto the Hapa Trail walk or not, it is a worthwhile stop just to see this beautiful 175 year old church. You can feel the history as well as the Aloha from the community here.

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Historic Hapa Trail Walk

Historic Hapa Trail Walk

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Saturday, July 20th @ 9.00am

Historic Hapa Trail Walk

Date: Saturday, July 20

Time: 9am-12pm

Admission: FREE
Arrive early to park. No registration required. T-shirts available for purchase.

Contact: 808-651-1332

Driving Directions: Departing from St. Raphael’s Church

Hosted by Koloa Community Association and the Hapa Trail Restoration Committee

Directions from Google Maps

Koloa Plantation Days Hapa Trail Walk

An easy morning walk along historic Hapa Trail by the Koloa Community Association. Meet your tour guides at St. Raphael’s Church – this is the island’s oldest Catholic church, so your historical tour is off to a good start.

Hapa Road Trail was once a major route connecting Koloa and the Poipu area. Today, Hapa Trail has been designated by the County of Kauai as a pedestrian and bike way.

On the walk, the guides will share many interesting stories about life in the plantation days and the Koloa Field System. They will share knowledge of archeological surveys, history and point out archeological sites and archeological preserves in the area including the extensive and ingenious ‘auwai system the Hawaiians built to irrigate the area known as the Koloa Field System. The Koloa Field System occupied most of the southern portions of na ahupua‘a of Koloa and Weliweli.

We will be having special field system expert Hal Hammatt from Cultural Surveys Hawai’i lead the hike and be available to answer questions.

The Hapa Trail Restoration Committee and other members of the Koloa Community Association have worked hard to prepare Hapa Road Trail for this year’s walk, spending mornings clearing the undergrowth so that walkers can view and experience the road in a state as close to the original road as possible.

Following the roundtrip walk refreshments will be served at St. Raphael’s Church. Participants will enjoy more chances to “talk story”. The walk and tour is offered free of charge. Hapa Trail t-shirts also available for purchase.

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Historic Hapa Trail Walk

Historic Hapa Trail Walk

Sat Jul 20 | 9am-12pm
Free tour. Arrive early to park.
No registration required.
Departing from St. Raphael’s Church
Contact: 808-651-1332

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Annual Park Celebration

Annual Park Celebration

Sat Jul 27 | 9am-3pm
$5 admission, keiki 12 and under free$5
Anne Knudsen (Koloa) Ballpark
Fabulous Food, Live Music, Hawaiian Products, Keiki Fun!

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Watercolor Class

Malama Maha’ulepu Watercolor Class

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Friday, July 26th @ 9:00am to 1:00pm

Malama Maha’ulepu Watercolor Class

Date: Friday, July 26

Time: 9am-1pm

Admission: $20 fee

Reservations required. Limited space available.

Contact:
Kaylie
808-651-9951

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Keiki Fishing at Waita

Keiki Fishing at Waita

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Saturday, July 20th @ 1:00pm

Keiki Fishing
at Waita Reservoir

Date: Saturday, July 20

Time: 1-4pm

Admission: FREE – bring your own equipment

Driving Directions: Waita Reservoir

Contact: 808-742-2734
info@kauaiatv.com

Hosted by Kauai ATV

Directions from Google Maps

Visit Waita Reservoir on Saturday afternoon 1pm to 4pm for a FREE keiki “catch and release” fishing experience courtesy of Kauai ATV and Kauai Bass Fishing.

Waita is Hawaii’s largest body of fresh water and is home to tilapia, big mouth bass and peacock bass. A rare opportunity to introduce this family activity of bygone years to your keiki.

Reservations are required as space is limited. All keiki and family meet at Kauai ATV for check in and directions, located at 3477A Weliweli Road, Old Koloa Town. Bring your own equipment (bait and fishing poles).

For reservations call the Kauai ATV office
at 808-742-2734 or sign up online.

All keiki and family meet at Kauai ATV for check in and directions, located at 3477A Weliweli Road, Old Koloa Town.

Koloa Plantation Days Boys Fishing
Koloa Plantation Days Family Fishing

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Miniature Golf Tournament

Miniature Golf Tournament

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Sunday, July 21st @ 10.00am

Miniature Golf Tournament

Date: Sunday, July 21

Time: 10am

Admission: FREE for Keiki

Driving Directions: Lawai Beach Resort
5017 Lawai Rd
Koloa HI 96756

Contact: 808-240-5179
lawaibeach.org

Hosted by Lawai Beach Resort

Directions from Google Maps

Free round on mini-golf course with tournament for keiki (kids) 13 and under. Refreshments and goodie bags. Limited to first 75 children. Register at 9:30am.

Koloa Plantation Days Miniature Golf
Koloa Plantation Days Miniature Golf

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Polynesian Revue & Fire Dancing

Polynesian Revue & Fire Dancing

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Tuesday, July 23rd @ 7.30pm

Polynesian Revue & Fire Dancing

Date: Tuesday, July 23

Time: 7:30-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

Contact: 808-742-2831

Driving Directions: Courtyard at Poipu Shopping Village
2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr., Koloa

Directions from Google Maps

Koloa Plantation Days Hula Dance

A journey of dance through the Polynesian islands with award-winning performers of Urahutia Productions, under the direction of Mi Nei Oliver Martins, Miss Garden Isle 2004 and 27-time 1st Place Tahitian Solo Dance winner. This performance is free and fun for the whole family — a great opportunity for dinner and a show.

Come early to secure a seat — this is a popular show. Additional parking and a free shuttle will be available beginning at 5:30pm. Just follow the signs on Kiahuna Plantation Drive to Kiahuna Golf Club’s parking lot. The shuttle will be running until 10:30.

Photos © Roxanne McCan

Koloa Plantation Days Polynesian Revue
Koloa Plantation Days Fire Knife Dancing

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Old Koloa Town Historical Walk

Old Koloa Town Historical Walk

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Friday, July 26th @ 10.00am

Old Koloa Town Historical Walk

Date: Friday, July 26

Time: 10am

Admission: FREE

Contact: 808- 742-7393

Driving Directions: Departing from the Monument across from Sueoka’s and walking through Old Kōloa Town

Hosted by Marty Kuala

Directions from Google Maps

Meet your guide by the Monument.

Walk and learn about the history of Old Koloa Town, which was built up around one of Hawaii’s first commercial sugar plantations.

Marty will take you to the 3rd Koloa Mill, the Monument and point out historic buildings and chat about their previous incarnations as a dispensary, churches, motel for traveling salesmen, supply store for whaling ships, soda factory, and other enterprises.

This is a great way to work up your lunch appetite and to learn a lot about historic and charming Koloa Town.

Koloa Plantation Days Old Town
Koloa Plantation Days Salvation Army

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Annual Park Celebration

Annual Park Celebration

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Saturday, July 27th @ 10.00am

Annual Park Celebration

Date: Saturday, July 27

Time: 9am-3pm

Admission: $5 admission, keiki 12 and under free

Contact: 808-652-3217
info@koloaplantationdays.com

Driving Directions: Anne Knudsen (Koloa) Ballpark

Hosted by Koloa Plantation Days Committee

Directions from Google Maps

KOLOA PLANTATION DAYS 2024 ENTERTAINMENT
Our Home Town

Fabulous Food, Live Music, Hawaiian Products, Keiki Fun!

After the Koloa Town Parade on Saturday, July 29, head to Anne Knudsen (Koloa) Park for a full day of festivities from 9am to 3pm.

A full afternoon starting at lunchtime just following the parade with non stop entertainment all day.

  • Entertainment to be announced

Times subject to change

Koloa Plantation Days market

MORE FUN FOR THE ‘OHANA!

KEIKI FUN BY FUN N KWAZY – rides, bounce houses and loads of fun!

A SILENT AUCTION – with Kauai products, experiences and dining all to support next year’s festival!

Sean Na'auao

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

ONO FOOD BOOTHS

CRAFT FAIR

While at the Park, Enjoy Kauai’s Largest Craft Fair of locally made items!

Kauai Made

Pele Jele
Janath Collections
Kaua‘i Handmade
Kaua‘i Candle Co
Kilohana Clothing
Aunty Lilikoi’s
Kiyomi’s Sweet Treats
Mailelani’s
Outer Reef Jewelry
Shell Of A Life
Scrappy Designs
Swttreats
Kaua‘i Garden
Salty Wahine
Jules from da Aina
North Shore Koa
White Sand Jewelry
Kaua‘i Hemp
Scents of Aloha
Terri Scarborough
Aloha Paws Kaua‘i
Na Hulu Arts
Mama’s Boobie Booster
Plumeria Paintings by Marcia

 

Other Local Vendors

Rebecca DeRoos
Momako Designs
Hawaii Kine Products LLC
Usborne Books & More
Caylin’s Artwork
Little Pea In A Pod
Precious & Things
Mini Meand and Co.
Made by Malia & TNJ Kreations
Risa’s Rainbow 
Mailed Bone Carver
Mermaid Kissed Kauai
Malama Maha’ulepu
Mar’s Creations
Island Girl Jewelry
Kauai Kine Snacks
Elena’s Kauai Gourmet Pretzels
Aloha Edible Souvenirs & Gifts
Nyla & Company
Hapa House
Light Shadow Crystals LLC. and Grown Not Flown Hawaii 
Kiara’s Western Belts LLC
Leather n Laze

Lot’s of delicious choices for food this year!

Koloa Plantation Days Park Celebration features a variety of authentic local and ethnic foods that highlight the different cultures that came together on the plantation, and in Hawaii regional food. Check out this list of all the delicious foods to enjoy on Saturday!

KJ’S LUNCHMOBILE & CATERING
Grace/Tafiti Ohana

KAUAI KIM CHEE LLC
Dosono Ohana

PAISLEY & HUNTER
Snacks

  • Roast Pork w/gravy
  • Hamburger Steak w/gravy
  • Shoyu Chicken
  • Laulau
  • Pasteles
  • Pasteles Deoja
  • Chili
  • Hot Dogs
  • Waffle battered Hot Dogs
  • Spam Musubi
  • Goteborg Sausage w/furikake rice
  • Saimin
  • Banana Bread
  • Cream Cheese Pretzels
  • Churros
  • Acai Bowl
  • Boba Tea Drinks
  • Soda’s
  • Water
  • Fruit Drinks
  • Water
  • Kalbi, BBQ Beef Ribs
  • Teri Chicken
  • Pork Belly Tinono
  • Loco Moco
  • Fried Rice

SUMIKO’S
Cosme Ohana

  • Chicken Papaya
  • Pork Peas
  • Blood Meat
  • Pancit
  • Pork Chicharron
  • Cheesecake Tarts
  • Popcorn
  • Shave Ice
  • Cotton Candy

ALOHA BREW
Kylei Kuhlmann  

  • Coffee
  • Tea
Sean Na'auao
Koloa Plantation Days Los Kauaianos

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Family Fun Run/Walk – 5K, 10K, 10 Mile + 1 Mile Keiki Run

Family Fun Run/Walk 5K, 10K, 10 Mile + 1 Mile Keiki Run

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Sunday, July 28th @ 6.00am

Family Fun Run/Walk
5K, 10K, 10 Mile + 1 Mile Keiki Run

Race results 2023

Date: Sunday, July 28

Time: 6-9:30am

Race Fee: $50 early bird registration; $55 after 7/20/24

1-mile Keiki Run: Always only $20 —no late fee

Additional $5 late fee for registration on Saturday and Sunday

Contact: 808-635-0165
franinkauai@gmail.com

Driving Directions: Poipu Beach Park off Poipu Road

Hosted by Kukui’ula Outrigger Canoe Club

Directions from Google Maps

Race Course Map

Family Fun Run Offers Healthy Fun for Everyone!

Register NOW: RaceEntry.com

Four different course lengths for you to choose from depending on your ability, endurance, and motivation!  The choice of courses allows you to test your endurance or just stroll along while enjoying some of the most beautiful ocean views on Kauai’s South Shore.

Race jerseys are included with registration. After the races a delicious breakfast will be served compliments of Keoki’s Paradise, coffee and iced mocha from Kauai Coffee, fruit from Friendly Waves at Koloa Village and juice from Brennecke’s Beach Broiler. Awards will be given for 1st through 3rd place for each race course as well as for the winners in each age group division. Special awards will be given to all youth under 10 years who participate in the keiki run!

Event details and schedule

Choose Your Distance – Choose to Race… or Walk!

1 Mile Keiki Run Start Time: 8:30am for aspiring athletes 10 years & under; in the park

5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles) Start Time: 7am Perfect for everyone – and all ages! Walkers, joggers, sprinters or strollers – bring the entire family to walk, ride or jog together.

10K Run (6.2 miles) Start Time: 6:45am test your speed and endurance!

10 Mile Walk Start Time: 6am Newly added for those who are committed to the distance but not the high impact!

10 Mile Run Start Time: 6:30am For those who are training for The Kauai Marathon /Half Marathon or any distance running!

There is a family/team discount of $5 per person when registering 3 or more persons at one time for any family or team  – but only up until July 26thso register NOW!

Time: Officials Area opens at 5:30am

Keiki Run registration open day of race.

Start and Finish for all race courses is at Poipu Beach Park. Virtually no elevation change along the course. All courses along the oceanfront at sea level.

More information available at kukuiulaoutrigger.com/club-fundraisers

Packet Pick‐Up and Late Registration

Packet Pick-up (includes race bib number and race jersey) and Late Registration: Saturday, July 27th from 1-5pm at Poipu Beach Park  – (look for the Family Fun Run Banner at one of the Waiohai side pavilions)

Additional late charge of $5 applies to all registration (except 1-Mile Keiki Run) after 5 pm Friday, July 26, 2024

Day of Race Packet Pick‐Up and Late Registration:

5:30am-6:30am Sunday, July 28

Family and Team Discount of $5 off the registration fee is still available until 5pm Friday 7/26. (Early Bird registration fee of $50 ends 7/20/24.)
Late Registration: The race fee is $50 until Friday, July 19th at 5pm. Registration increases to $55 as of July 20th. There is an additional $5 late fee, but On-line and Walk-up registration is available on both Saturday 7/27 at Packet Pick up from 1-5pm and Day of Race 7/28 from 5:30am-6:30am
Race Packet Pick-up: including bib number and race jersey is Saturday, July 27th from 1pm-5pm at Poipu Beach Park and day of race July 28th from 5:30am-6:30am.
Road Closures: Ho’owilli Rd (main entrance to Poipu Beach Park) will be closed from 6:30am9:00am on Sunday July 28th
Alternate route to reach Poipu Beach is Pe’e Rd to Hoone Rd.
Family fun run sponsors