Kaua’i Contractors Association Expo will have demonstrations, infomercials and food samples

The eighth annual Contractors Association of Kaua’i’s Building and Remodeling

Expo will be held this weekend at the Kaua’i War Memorial Convention Hall. The

show is free and open to the public on Friday from 3-10 p.m. and on Saturday

from, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Expo has always hosted a variety of speakers in

the consumer seminar tent. This year the Contractors Association of Kaua’i and

First Hawaiian Bank have designated an area within the exhibition halls for

demonstrations and infomercials. The area for this activity will be between

Radio Station KUAI, Familian Northwest and Ameritech Cellular Services.


Friday at 3:30 p.m. Chefs Mark and Wendy Oyama will have their staff from

Mark’s Place and Contemporary Flavors do a food demonstration with samples

available for Expo guests.

At 5 p.m. Ron and David, the paint pros from

Puhi Paint will be demonstrating how to go about repainting the exterior of

your home for those who want to undertake a project like this. The paint pros

note that homes in Hawai’i’s tropical climate should be repainted every seven

to eight years.

At 6:30 p.m. Sean Andrade and his staff from Familian

Northwest will be demonstrating how a handy-person can install their own


If you have a leaky toilet and would like to learn how to fix it

yourself, the staff from Familian Northwest will also show you how to do


On Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m., Colleen Faye of Wrangler’s

Steakhouse will have Chef Alex demonstrate how to make their popular papaya

vinaigrette salad with taro chips. Chef Alex will also have samples


At 11 a.m. Russell Furusho of Kaua’i Termite Fumigation will

talk termites. He will have a presentation on how you can keep your home from

becoming a termite haven and will answer questions from the


Wrapping up the program at 12:30 p.m. will be the Kaua’i

Community College Culinary Arts students. They will be demonstrating how to

make crepes with tropical sauce. Chef Nishi and his students will have samples


The annual Building and Remodeling Expo is a community service

project of the non-profit Contractors Association of Kaua’i with cooperation

from First Hawaiian Bank and Radio Station KUAI. The Contractors Association of

Kaua’i is a 43 year-old construction trade association.


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