Kudos to Seth Womble who started to repaint the vintage pickup truck in Hanapepe during the Friday Night Art Walk (great place to visit when the Passports aren’t scheduled to open until Saturday). And, congratulations on the upcoming nuptials (fiance Megan was on hand to watch the new scene replace the often-photographed vintage rock ‘n’ roll flames).
Kudos to Leona Sa-McDermott (she was busy with both the Special Olympics bowling tournament, and the Hammers and Ale fundraiser for the Kauai Habitat for Humanity!) and Lisa Aki on spearheading the Special Olympics bowling tournament that combined with the Molokai Sweetbread (Mokihana Aquatics is taking orders for its Kanimitsu Bakery bread from Molokai, too!) fundraiser Saturday!
Marissa Tanji of Monkeypod Jam said the storm after Lane gave birth to one of their newest (pickled ulu?) offerings — pineapple salsa — after the Hubers weren’t able to ship out any of their sugarloaf pineapples because the inter-island barge was shut down. Jude brought over a bunch of sugarloaf pineapples (Melissa McFerrin-Warrack said she had a Pineapple Phrosty and an Ono Pop, and it was still hot!) that were bursting with ripeness and needed to get them taken care of.
Janath Hanlin of Janath Collections is happy, and Debbie Tuzon (she was going to check out lauhala master Margaret Saturday) is full of joy in their new digs at the Lawai Warehouse (Charlie Hiramoto …Shannon is on vacation … said the place comes alive on Fridays — especially at lunchtime!) where they celebrated Second Saturday last night, and we had football.
The Tuesday class (Phyllis Nakamura said if you want to see former Mayor Maryanne Kusaka you gotta check out the Saturday class), led by Evelyn Ritter (she did a lot of the artwork in the Kauai Museum), loves the character of its new workplace at the Kauai Museum courtyard.
Edwin Vea (he’s got the Beach House craft fair Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Poipu) scored some of the Waimea Senior Center temari holiday ornaments (Melanie Okamoto was able to get some for her Christmas tree too), and Sumako Ichimasa got Marian Ogata one of the adenium bonsai from the annual Senior Food and Craft Fair (kudos to Na Kupuna Council and the county Department of Parks and Recreation in presenting this event) Saturday at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall in Lihue.