Orchid show,job fair on at Kukui Grove

The annual Kauai Orchid Society Mother’s Day Orchid Show is Friday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Kukui Grove Center.

Also on Friday, Robert Ramson and Luna De Fuego perform live on stage at 7 p.m. during the Aloha Friday Night on the Mall event.

The Aloha Friday Night on the Mall events, featuring live music each Friday, are sponsored by Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative.

On Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. is the WorkWise! Job Fair, with information on the latest job openings, employers accepting applications and resumes and interviewing candidates, and computer stations set up to allow participants to crank out or spiff up their resumes.

This is the largest job fair on the island.

The entertainment lineup for the Aloha Friday Night on the Mall events for later this month includes The Starlighters on May 19 at 7 p.m., and another group on May 26, the start of the long Memorial Day weekend.

On May 15 and every Monday at 3 p.m. is the farmers’ market on the mall, in the parking lot near La Bamba Mexican restaurant and Sears.

Locally grown fruits and vegetables, flowers and more are for sale.

On May 20 is the Island School Jump-A-Thon, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., where people with jump ropes and pogo sticks will be hopping all over the place to help raise funds for the school’s Media Club members, who are planning a summer trip to Kenya for an AIDS-awareness event there.

Dinner will be available for a donation to the cause, Kukui Grove Center officials said in a press release.

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