Waimea Town Celebration Kicks Off This Weekend on Kauai’s West Side

Kauai’s west side is getting ready to party! Waimea’s largest and oldest annual festival ends with the ultimate “celebration” happening this weekend. Free live entertainment starts at 5:30pm, February 20, 2015, Friday till 11:30pm at the Old Waimea Mill site. On Saturday, February 21, 2015, the entertainment starts up again at 10:00am in the morning until 11:45pm at night. Food booths, games, carnival rides for keiki, craft vendors, and a beer garden will also be available.

See a schedule of the entertainment below:

Friday’s Schedule (February 20, 2015)

5:30 – 6:15 pm Joe Kaneholani & Anson Lardizabal
6:30 – 7:15 pm Nick Castillo
7:30 – 8:30 pm Leahi   [ ..and Tim Mira on drums 🙂  ]
8:45 – 9:45 pm Wally Rita & Los Kauaianos
10:00 – 11:30 pm Kolohe Kai

Saturday’s Schedule (February 21, 2015)

10:00 – 10:45 am Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko
11:00 – 11:45 am Shelly Koerte & Kawai Pascua
12:00 – 12:45 pm Lappertʻs Ice Cream Eating Contest
1:00 – 2:30 pm Scottyʻs Music ʻUkulele Contest
2:45 – 3:30 pm Rick Luwan & Company
3:45 – 4:30 pm Russell Wellington & Kahalau Leoiki
4:45 – 5:30 pm Halau Hula Na Lei Lanakila Oka Maluhia Ame Ka Haahaa O Niihau
Kumu Hula Hokuao Kaohelaulii and Ehulani Kanahele
5:45 – 6:30 pm Cruz Control
6:45 – 8:15 pm Penidean (former lead singer of Natural Vibes)
8:30 – 10:00 pm The Jimmy Weeks Project
10:15 – 11:45 pm Rebel Souljahs

Local Tip

There is only one lane going in and one lane going out of Waimea. Getting to the west side may require much “aloha” if traffic starts to back up as you enter Waimea town during prime time. There are no bathroom stops between Hanapepe and Waimea. Plan your bathroom stops wisely. I have literally seen people getting out of cars and running into the bushes on the side of the road. 🙂

Have a great weekend at the Waimea Town Celebration!!

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