08/05/2023 - 10:00am to 08/06/2023 - 5:00pmGet Directions
In 2023, Heiva I Kauai celebrates the 21st anniversary of this unique, exciting and colorful Tahitian dance and drumming competition. This annual event provides a venue for performers of all ages to present talent, skill and cultural knowledge to an audience of more than 1000 attendees daily. On Saturday and Sunday, August 5 and 6, from 10am to 5pm, enjoy sea breezes and coconut trees while attending this outdoor community-sponsored, family-centered celebration of Tahitian culture at the Kapaʻa Beach Park. Participants from Hawaiʻi, the Mainland and Japan, with a range in age from toddler to elder, perform solo and group competition and exhibition dances portraying legends and stories of Tahiti.