Mahalo for Wednesday — September 17, 2003

• For support of Cody’s Poker Run

For support of Cody’s Poker Run

We would like to take this time to thank ALL the motorcycle enthusiasts who came out on Sunday, Sept. 14 in support of our Benefit Motorcycle Poker Run for our cousin, Cody Kangiser. We had a great turnout — an estimated 100-plus bikes.

Congratulations goes out to our big winners: First place – John Hawthorne; Second place – Lisa De Silva and the big winner of the day, 8-year-old Maegan Wong who went home with the coveted 100th edition Harley Davidson Leather Jacket.

A BIG MAHALO goes out to the many businesses and individuals for their generous donations to make our event a huge success: Kauai Bakery, Pono Kai Resorts, Tradewinds-A South Seas Bar, Shawne Baliaris – Aloha Airlines, Lynette Vierra and Brooklyn Basuel of Main Attraction Hair Studio, Adventures Publishing – Daniel Schmidt, Po’s Kitchen, Kauai Automated Fuels, Big Save Inc., Steve Bauman at Coca Cola Bottling of Hawaii, Menehune Water, Kauai Growers Exchange – Lavern Brede and Ohana, Safeway, Captain Andy’s Sailing, Kauai Museum – Carol Lovell, Hanalei Bay Resorts, Aloha Beach Resorts, Hyatt Regency Kauai – Jabba Garcia, Cost U Less – Sherry Moniz, Outfitters Kauai, Kojima Store, Two Wheels – Tom Leighton, JP Cycles, Playdirty Kauai, West Coast Choppers – Jesse James, Snap On Tools, ABC Store – Tom Awong, Tamba Surf Co., Speedie Lube, Ohana Helicopters, Kauai Lumber, Scooters, Pono Market – Bob Kubota, Bad Island Toys, Island Choppers, Koloa Fish Market, Garden Isle Tattoo – Gary, Kalaheo Steak House, Keoki’s Paradise, Sheila Rego – Lihue and Kalaheo Shell, Gotcha Covered, Kapaa Ice Co., Lizard Lounge Bar and Grill, Fish Express, A Head of Time – Mitzie Yamamoto, Auto Value, Ishihara Market, Uncle Edmund Malama Sr., Ohana Motors – Russell McCluskey, Peter – Pacific Island Rentals, Embassy Vacation Resorts, Rey, Daisy and Briana Juan, John Montemayor, Kealoha’s Kemo – Yvonne Kealoha, JB’s Repair, Captain Don’s Charter, Pauhana Bar and Grill, Frito Lay – Destry Carvalho and PS&D.

Special Mahalos to our registration crew, our crew at the Waimea, Po‘ipu and Kilauea stops and our food crew The Kaneholani Ohana with out you guys we would be nothing; Wayne and Rita De Silva, Sandy Adachi, Uncle Joshua Huddy, Uncle Boboy Defries for the fried chicken, HBR Ohana for the beef stew, Jonah Cummings and Daryl Gonsalves for the PA System, Papaa Bay Boys and Island Vibes (The Goulash Gang) for the special live entertainment, Dennis Fujimoto – Garden Island Newspaper, Ron Wiley – Kong Radio for the publicity and Tom Nibbick of Printmaker for coming in on your day off just to make that awesome poster that was signed by the bikers and helpers and is being sent to Cody.

And of course to our husbands, John and Kevin for your patience and support. We couldn’t have done it without you guys.

Mahalo Nui Loa Kauai! You guys are the best!!!

Charla Brock & Yukie De Silva

Co-chairs, Cody Kangiser Motorcycle Benefit Poker Run


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