EarthDay Rising IV

Friday, April 18th – Sunday, April 20th – ‘Ohana style celebration


It’s the 4th Annual EarthDay Rising : “THE TIME IS NA’AU”
This year features live music, food, beach, vendors, workshops, panels, art, DJ’s, Waipa volunteer day, egg hunt, 3-day ‘ohana camping and more…

For more info see below or visit our Facebook Event Page

Friday: Campers Day
AM/PM: Campers arrive and setup. Enjoy Waipa and evening music.

Saturday: Public Welcomed
AM: 9a-12p Waipa workday (lo’i kalo, garden, mauka projects)
PM: 1p-9p live music by the bay, vendors, art installations
PM: 12p-5p Regenerations Seed & Plant Exchange (Waipa mauka side of the highway)
PM: Dusk – ‘ohana movie night
PM: Campers late night

Sunday: Public Welcomed
AM: 8:30a Egg hunt
AM: 9a-10:30a Homesteaders Workshop Block 1
AM: 10:45a-12:15 Homesteaders WorkshopBlock 2
PM: 12:15-1:30p Homesteaders Open Mic Lunch
PM: 1:30p-3p Panel on Brewing, Fermenting and Juicing
PM: 3p-5p Final Musical Performance


Weekend Camping is $50 per adult, or one day camping is $35 per adult, and children are free. This ‘Ohana friendly event is limited to 100 adult camping permits but the public is welcomed all day on Saturday and Sunday with suggested donation to help kokua our entertainment and knowledge providers.

Camping permit available here:

For a free Day Pass and a Malama Kaua`i T-shirt, sign up to volunteer HERE.


Live Music (Saturday)
1p – 2p Soulgood Family (Sat)
2p – 3p Milo Matthews (Sat)
3p – 4p Na MakuaKane (Norman Solomon, Kelii Kanealii, Garrett Santos, Darryl Gonzales – Sat)
4p – 6p Rumba de Fuego (Steve Dubey & Friends – Sat)


DJs/Electronica (Friday & Saturday)
Erik Penn (Fri)
A Well Fed Tiger (Fri/Sat)
Kyahnasun (Sat)
DJ Digz
JMeans (Sat 8p)
Irie Angel
Shaman Jelly


Artists & Additional Entertainers

  • Adrian Nicholas & Roxanne Ruby, Fire Spinning (Sat Night)
  • John Dumas: Indigenous Stargazing (Sat Night)
  • Body working tent (Sat/Sun)

Workshops (Sunday)
Concurrent Session #1 @9:00a – 10:30a

  • Nicoli Barca: Slaughtering/Butchering your own chicken
  • Paul Massey: Intro to Edible Landscaping on Kauai

Concurrent Session #2 @10:45 – 12:15p

  • Ann Eu & John Parziale: Cheese making and other cow dairy delights
  • Natalie & Josh: Everything Coconuts!

LUNCH (Sunday)
12:15p-1:30p – Homesteaders Open Mic (5 min to share your story!)

Panel on Brewing, Fermenting, and Juicing (Sunday)

  • Eric Burda, Assistant Brewer, Kauai Beer Company
  • Nina Krieger, Owner, Nani Moon Meadery
  • Cas Schwabe, Owner, Akamai Juice
  • Kristal Muhich, Owner, Kauai Juice Co.

Final Music of the Weekend
3p-5p – PAU


Food Vendors Include:
Katie – Lotus Fudge
Natalie – Coconuts, Curry & Green Papaya Salad
Cas – Akamai Juice
Dave – Taro Burger
Aletha – Monkeypod jam
Shelfia – heart flame bakery
Sparrow – Powerhouse Creamery

Art & Craft Vendors Include:
Catana – Henna
Lawren – Astrology
Chanel – Candles

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