TICKETS & TRAVEL
MWR's Tickets & Travel (formerly known as ITT) is located in the Community Recreation Center along with Gear Issue which offers outdoor rental (golf clubs, kayaks, camping gear, snorkel equipment, beach gear) and more. We offer discount tickets to popular island activities with military discounts such as luaus, zipline tours, helicopter rides, Napali cruises and more. Tickets & Travel is a great source of information about Kauai, PMRF and MWR.
Bldg. 1293, Community Recreation Center
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday: 8:30am-5pm
Saturday, Sunday and most Federal Holidays: 10am-2pm
ALOHA FRIDAY LEI MAKING WORKSHOP
Free lei-making workshops are held every Friday at the West Kaua‘i Technology & Visitors Center from 9:30-11am. Come learn how to create the Hawaiian symbol of aloha. For reservations and more info call 338-1332.
COCONUT MARKETPLACE ENTERTAINMENT
The Coconut Marketplace is an open-air market, which houses 70 different shops and restaurants. Every Wednesday evening the marketplace offers free entertainment at 5pm and includes local hula dancers. FMI call 822-3641.
E KANIKAPILA KAKOU PROGRAM
Composers, songwriters and kumu hula share their compositions, knowledge and love of Hawaiian music. Learn songs on the ‘ukelele and sing with the presenters in a backyard-style jam held at Island School auditorium in Puhi, Mondays, 6am-9pm. FMI 245-2733.
HANAPEPE ART NIGHT
Every Friday, Hanapepe Town’s nine galleries open their doors for an evening of artistic adventure. Stroll through Main Street and enjoy fine art and live entertainment. You can also purchase local goodies and crafts as you make your way through the galleries. You’ll find the perfect souvenir from your visit to Kaua‘i. Friday nights, 6pm. Admission is free. FMI call 246-2111.
HISTORIC WAIMEA WALKING TOUR
Tour historic Waimea, the place where Captain Cook first landed in Hawai‘i. This town was once a major population center and the home to ruling chiefs. Missionaries established schools, and rice and sugar growers changed the landscape. Every Monday, the free 90-minute tour begins at the West Kaua‘i Technology and Visitor Center @ 9:30am. For reservations and more info call 338-1332.
KAPA‘A HISTORY TOUR
Interpretive guides from the Kaua‘i Historical Society give 90-minute walking tours on the history and architecture of Kapa‘a Town. Tours are held every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 10am. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for keiki under 12. The minimum tour size required is 2 adults. Reservations required. FMI call 245-3373.
KAUAI MUSEUM TOUR
From Monday through Friday, docents provide interpretation of Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau culture as they lead tours through the museum’s galleries. Free tour with admission. The tour occurs every Monday at 2pm, and every Tuesday through Friday at 10:30am. FMI call 245-6931.
Kaua‘i is an ideal location for astronomical observation. The Kaua‘i Educational Association for Science & Astronomy conducts a monthly starwatch in Kaumakani at the softball field at sunset. FMI on dates and times, call 332-7827.
Families and visitors are invited to join Kaua‘i Museum for a day of demonstrations, exhibits and fun. View native Hawaiian art and artifacts preserved in the main exhibit. Held on the first Saturday of every month. Admission is free. FMI call 245-6931.
OLD WAIMEA SUGAR PLANTATION WALKING TOUR
Tour Waimea Plantation Cottages and the neighboring Waimea Sugar Company “camp” houses, which date from the turn of the century. Tours are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 9-10:30am. FMI and reservations, call 337-1005.
SLACK KEY GUITAR AND UKULELE CONCERTS
Enjoy traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ‘ukulele every weekend at the Hanalei Family Community Center from 4-5:30pm. Tickets are $20 ($15 for keiki/seniors). FMI call 826-1469.
Urahutia Productions presents free Tahitian dance performances every Monday and Thursday from 4:30pm-5:15pm at Po‘ipu Shopping Village. Performances are held under the banyon tree. FMI call 742-2831.
KILAUEA ART NIGHT
LAST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH
Enjoy the last Saturday of the month in Kilauea town at Kilauea Art Night. Discover locally made pottery, wood work, original fine art, jewelry, organic skincare, handmade soaps, wish trees, apparel, chocolates and more. There is a wide variety of food vendors from around Kauai. Enjoy dinner listening to live music; 3 musical offerings each month on the grounds of the historic stone building. Don’t miss the Keiki Fire & Light performance at 7pm on the back lawn! Join us every last Saturday from 4 to 8pm in Kilauea.
KEALIA FARM MARKET & TOURS
Mondays & Fridays 3-7pm
The farmers at Kealia offer their produce and products under a covered lanai at Kealia Farm. Visitors can take a wagon ride to tour the farm and waterfall during the market.