First saturday of each month is ‘Ohana Day at Kauai Museum with free admission for residents (Hawaiian ID) and $8 for visitors.
10:30 AM to 11:00 PM Arrival procession of the Aloha Festival Royal Court on the museum porch, with Pu (Conch Shell) call, Ho'okupu (gifts), mele (song), and hula (dance).
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Slack key (ki hoalu) guitar legends Paul Togioka and Hal Kinnaman performs together in a musical talk story session in the courtyard. Slack key is the art of making one guitar sound like several instruments by playing the bass line with your thumb and the melody with the rest of your fingers.
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Queen Lili‘uokalani Children’s Center presents na mele (singing) that includes ‘Aloha ‘Oe’ composed by Queen Lili‘uokalani.
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Uncle Larry Rivera, a true living treasure of Kauai, performs in the Main Gallery. He has performed for over 40 years as headliner at the Coco Palms Hotel and hasn't stopped performing since. He is a composer of "Kamalani" - recorded by the late, great Israel Kamakawi'wo'ole