Happenings for Sunday, December 29, 2002

• King Auto Center donates to charities • Duke’s at Kalapaki has live entertainment • Wind and World will call on Nawiliwili • Kaua’i Marriott has extended local rate

 

King Auto Center donates to charities

For every car and truck sold at King Auto Center through Friday, Dec. 20, the Lihu’e dealership donated $100 to Hawai’i’s Toys for Tots program and Hawaii’s Armed Services YMCA. In addition, members of the Hawaii Dodge Dealers’ Association like King Auto Center also donated a toy for every toy dropped off by customers who came in for test drives, also through Friday, Dec. 20.

This year, the Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep dealers of Hawai’i raised $10,000 to Toys for Tots Hawaii. Last year, the Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep dealers of Hawai’i raised $22,000 for the two programs, making them the single-largest donors to each program.

Duke’s at Kalapaki has live entertainment

Duke’s Canoe Club Kauai features live music from The Papa’a Bay Boys each Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Surf Jones from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. each Saturday, and the Strolling Apana Sisters from 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. seven days a week, serenading table-side in the upstairs dining room.

Duke’s, adjacent to the Kaua’i Marriott Resort & Beach Club and fronting Kalapaki Beach, also has Berto & Company from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Aloha Breeze from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., each Friday. The restaurant also has early-bird drink and food specials, and is open 11 a.m. to midnight. Dinner is served in the upstairs dining room from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., and free valet parking is also available. For reservations and more information, please call 246-9599.

Wind and World will call on Nawiliwili

The 754-foot-long cruise ship Norwegian Wind is scheduled to call on Nawiliwili Harbor today, Sunday, Dec. 29, expected to arrive at 7 a.m. and leave at 4 p.m. the same day. The World, a 645-foot-long cruise ship originally scheduled to stay overnight on Kaua’i, now is slated to arrive at 7 a.m. this Tuesday, Dec. 31, leaving at 6 p.m. the same day. Volunteers are always welcome to help greet cruise ships. Please call 245-2340 for more information on the greeter program.

Kaua’i Marriott has extended local rate

The Kaua’i Marriott Resort & Beach Club on Kalapaki Beach has extended its kama’aina (Hawai’i resident) room rate of $109 a night, based on availability, through Friday, Feb. 28, based on availability. Please call 245-5050 for reservations and more information.

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