Discover Kauai for Free at Island-Themed Special Events in Los Angeles, June 17-20

Jun 02, 2010, 14:44 ET from Kauai Visitors Bureau

LIHUE, KAUAI, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The beautiful Garden Island of Kauai will be showcased at four special island-themed events (see below) for Los Angeles-area residents to enjoy featuring Hawaiian music, hula dancing, and cultural exhibits for the whole family, June 17-20.

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The events are free and the public is invited to attend. Follow updates about Kauai as a fan on Facebook (Kauai Visitors Bureau) and via Twitter (@kauaidiscovery).

Event:

Discover Kauai at Duke's Malibu

Day/Time:

Thursday, June 17, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Location:

Duke's Malibu Restaurant, 21150 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu

Take Note:

The first 50 guests to say "Discover Kauai" will receive a free drink.



Event:

Kauai Aloha Friday at Trader Vic's L.A. LIVE Restaurant

Day/Time:

Friday, June 18, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Location:

L.A. LIVE, 800 W. Olympic #A120, Los Angeles

Take Note:

The first 50 guests to say "Discover Kauai" will receive a free drink.



Event:

Hawaii at The Grove

Day/Time:

Saturday, June 19, 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Location:

The Grove, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles

Take Note:

Enjoy Hawaiian music, hula, free snacks, and interactive cultural exhibits.



Event:

Hawaii at The Americana at Brand

Day/Time:

Sunday, June 20, 1:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Location:

Americana Way, Suite 330, Glendale

Take Note:

Enjoy Hawaiian music, hula, free snacks, and interactive cultural exhibits.



Guests at the events will be treated to the falsetto singing and guitar artistry of Kauai's Nick Castillo and graceful hula of Noelani Kaui, Kauai's reigning Miss Island Mokihana. They can also enjoy a selection of popular homegrown Kauai products, such as Kauai Kookies, Kauai Coffee, or Sugar Cane Snax by Kauai Granola.

On Saturday at The Grove and Sunday at The Americana at Brand, Kauai is teaming up with the island of Maui and the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau to transform both venues into an island paradise featuring the sights, sounds and tastes of Hawaii. Guests can immerse themselves in Hawaii's culture learning to dance hula, making their own flower lei, creating unique palm frond crafts, and getting a temporary Hawaii-themed tattoo.

Sponsorship support for the events is being provided by the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, Kauai Visitors Bureau, Maui Visitors Bureau, Hawaiian Airlines, Polynesian Cultural Center, Kauai Kookies, Kauai Coffee, and Kauai Granola.

The Kauai Visitors Bureau is a division of the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, which is contracted by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state of Hawaii's tourism agency, for marketing management services in North America. The HTA was established in 1998 to ensure a successful visitor industry well into the future. Its mission is to strategically manage Hawaii tourism in a sustainable manner consistent with the state of Hawaii's economic goals, cultural values, preservation of natural resources, community desires, and visitor industry needs.

KauaiHawaii's Island of Discovery

Nicknamed the Garden Island, Kauai is green and flourishing with lush flora that runs from the mountains to the ocean. Kauai offers more than 50 miles of white sand beaches – more beach per mile than any other island in Hawaii. Other natural wonders include the 3,567-foot deep Waimea Canyon, dubbed "The Grand Canyon of the Pacific," and the 3,000-foot towering mountain cliffs overlooking the Napali Coast along the northwest shoreline.

A wealth of outdoor activities like kayaking, snorkeling, hiking, mountain tubing, horseback riding, ATV adventures, zipline aerial tours, and helicopter and boat tours offer memorable vacation experiences for the whole family.

For more information about KauaiHawaii's Island of Discovery – please visit www.kauaidiscovery.com or call the Kauai Visitors Bureau toll-free at (800) 262-1400.

SOURCE Kauai Visitors Bureau



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