Erin Baker found a wreath featuring all-Kauai foliage and flowers, and who was it that found a good share of their holiday gifts at Julie Morioka’s Flavors of Kauai booth?
Baby Kaulupono player Kiaura Rita-Ortiz found a gift for her teacher and Olivia Gegen couldn’t make the gig (Laurie Ho said she’ll be playing Saturday when the Kauai Community Market returns to normal showing) because she was playing soccer for Island School against Waimea.
Instead, Kimberly McDonough (she’ll be playing at the Festival of Lights Dec. 22 and 24) took her place, even getting time to enjoy a limeade from Alan Van Zee after her gig at the Holiday Market and Craft Fair (congratulations Laurie Ho (she said they were “drowned rats” Saturday afternoon), Amy Chun, Johnny Gordines, Kelly “Omar” Gooding, Melissa McFerrin-Warrack (she even made it to the Waimea Lighted Parade), and all those sponsors who hosted 80-plus vendors at Kauai Community College!).
The real Amber McClure was there, and the Amber (Nia Klutke) look-alike came home to help grandma Sandi was joined by another Amber — Amberlin (congratulations, Max and Amberlin on your Nov. wedding!), and who knew that Stanton Pa could smoke all those goodies for the pipi pipi sticks (they’re for puppies, I’m sorry) at Valentina McKellar-Nash’s Hawaiian Bully Stick Co. booth?
OK, time to check out the Kauai Culinary Market (another Kauai County Farm Bureau partnership) at The Shops at Kukuiula.