The largest traditional rodeo in all of the Hawaiian Islands features events like the Paniolo Poʻowalu and Double Mugging which are unique to Hawaiʻi Rodeos.
$5/Adult and $3/Child (5-12 years).
For additional info, please contact Kimo Akita at 808-639-8598..
Make lei appropriate for cowboy hats and enter 1 of 2 categories: "Most Beautiful" (use only fresh materials) and "Most Unique" (any material is acceptable). Drop off lei entries between 7:00 and 8:30 am. Awards will be given at 6:00 pm on Saturday. Lei become the property of the Visitorʻs Center and sold to benefit their programs.
For additional info, please contact Aletha Kaohi at 808-338-1332.
This is the largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament on the island and benefits the Westside Basketball Club. The cost is $10/player (school division) and $25/player (adult division). Late registration is at 5pm on Friday for adult male teams. Youth Teamsʻ late registration is 8 am on Saturday. For additional info, please contact Dino Pabre at 808-286-2064.
The 42nd Annual Captain Cook Caper Run benefits Waimea High Schoolʻs JROTC Program. Cost is $30/Adults and $25/Students (17 years and younger). Register online or at the Heritage of Aloha Hoʻolauleʻa (Old Waimea Mill Site) on Friday (2.23.18) from 4:30 -10:00 pm. Late Registration is $40. Check-in 5:30 to 6:30 am. Register online at: https://flpregister.com/en/401
For additional info, please contact Major_Aguilar@hotmail.com.
Teams from across Hawaiʻi compete in a double elimination tournament (ASA rules with a few modifications). Admission for spectators is FREE. Additional games at Faye Park in Kekaha.
For additional info, please contact Laureen Naumu-Balocan at 808-482-0886 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Traditional Hawaiian outrigger canoes race along the Waimea shoreline competing in the Century (+300), Half-Century (+150) and Quarter Century (+75) Divisions for men, women and mixed crews. Lunch provided for all paddlers. Spectators enjoy FREE admission.
For additional info, please contact Dana Miyaki at 808-332-7625.
Super Duper 2ʻs Ice Cream Eating Contest is FREE to participate. Sign up at 11:30 am next to the big stage at the Heritage of Aloha Hoʻolauleʻa. Age categories are as follows: (1) 5 to 8 years old; (2) 9 to 15 years old; (3) 16 to 25 years old; (4) 26 to 35 years old; (5) 36 to 54 years old; and (6) 55+ years and older. For additional info, please contact Lisa Johnston at 808-652-7984.
Rules are (1) 3 minutes maximum per song; (2) 1 song per entry; (3) Soloists only, no groups allowed; (4) Judged on presentation, tone, showmanship, difficulty of song and overall performance. Only ʻukulele talent will be judged (not singing). Age groups: Up to 6th grade; 7th to 9th grade; 10th to 12th grade; and Adults. All entries will win a prize. ʻUkulele awarded to 1st place winners AND to the "Best ʻUkulele Picker" in memory of Byron Hahn-Morin.
For additional info, please contact Carrie Newcomb at 808-634-0815.
The Mānā Time Trial is a competitive bicycle road race for cyclists and triathletes. This 10.8 miles TT starts and ends at MacArthur Park at Kekaha Beach and is open to ages 10 years and older. For additional info, please contact Mary Williamson at p2mKauai@gmail.com or visit http://pedaltothemeadow.com/mana-time-trial/
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