Gather FCU Koloa branch blessed

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

Kahu Wayne Vidinha, left, leads the blessing of the Gather Federal Credit Union Koloa branch Thursday morning as, from left, Gather staff Richel Gusman and Leslie Libunao, Gather board president Walton Hong and Gather FCU President and CEO Tess Shimabukuro listen.

KOLOA — For the Gather Federal Credit Union Koloa branch, the Thursday blessing by Kahu Wayne Vidinha of Ke Akua Mana Church represents a new page for the space formerly occupied by a jewelry/trinket souvenir shop.