Happy Camper for Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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    Fourth grade student Aidan Gabingan talks about his Wish with Make-A-Wish Foundation representatives Leigh Feutz and Nancy Budd at the Kukui Grove Center, Saturday. Aidan, who was asked to be on the Wall of Hope at the Kapiolani Medical Center — it’s part of the Children’s Miracle Network — and his family will be participating at Breakfast with Santa, Dec. 14.

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    Members of the Kauai Select basketball team, including Kaili Pa, Kelsen Rapozo, Ty Villanueva, Sage Cua, and Darrian Andres are anxious to take orders from their fundraising food booth at the Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School craft fair benefiting the CKMS media program.

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    Arnold Leong gets help from Ryancie Sakamoto in creating the pronto pup mix, Saturday during the Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School craft fair benefiting the CKMS media program.

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    Sabryn Rudinoff reacts to the rain, and the cascade of water at the Kauai Community Market, Saturday as Alan Van Zee dumps accumulated water from the quick tent.

Arnold Leong said there is a new flavor to his offering of Flying Saucers after he was hired to cater a party. Arnold was chef-ing for the Hawaii Islanders baseball program that was fundraising at the Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School craft fair where Kevin Matsunaga was M-I-A because he was running a marathon in Las Vegas.

Gayle Konishi (she’s going to be at the Christmas Craft Fair Nov. 30 at Wilcox School from 8:30 a.m. — go early to beat the lines!) said over the eight years she’s coordinated the fair — rain or shine, the program has generated about $40,000 to benefit the students.

Sherri Sanchez Holcomb of the Kauai Marriott Resort &Beach Club (she was at the YWCA Na Wahine Alaka‘i O Kauai event, Friday night) said they will host a Black Friday craft fair Nov. 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network, featuring the Guy Higa bento lunches and a lot of local crafters.

And don’t forget the opening reception Friday for the Kauai Society of Artists Small Work Big Show that opens for viewing from Saturday through Jan. 3, 2020 at the KSA gallery at the Kukui Grove Center. The fun starts from 5 to 8 p.m.

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Dennis Fujimoto can be reached at 245-0453 or at dfujimoto@thegardenisland.com.

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