$500K for cultural center

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

Kauai Philippine Cultural Center president Lesther Calipjo is joined by Kauai Filipino Chamber of Commerce members and previous chamber presidents, and board members of the KPCC, in accepting a check for $500,000 from Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. and members of the Kauai County Council Thursday afternoon at the Lihue Civic Center Moikeha Building.

The Kauai Philippine Cultural Center could be completed by year’s end.