Mahalo, mahalo, mahalo to Father Arlan Intal, Lillian Vierra, Marina Pascua, Shelley Gerardo, and all the St. Raphael’s Church ‘ohana on a great Joy of Christmas experience (hurry, only two more weekends left to take it in!) at the oldest Catholic church on Kauai … it’s amazing how history can become so beautiful.
Laurie Ho of the Kauai County Farm Bureau said all of the vendors at the Kauai Community Market (and the Kauai Culinary Market) are small businesses. as the market at Kauai Community College joined the rest of the nation in celebrating Small Business Saturday.
Hats off to Mary Margaret Smith and all the many hands that came together, including Mark Oyama and the volunteer crew from Mark’s Place and Contemporary Flavors Catering on a great Kapaa Interfaith Association Thanksgiving luncheon Thursday that included an interfaith service at the overflowing All Saints Episcopal Church and Preschool (that’s where the home delivery was taking place, too).
The turkey is pau (hope there’s some left for turkey sandwiches), and kudos to the Salvation Army and the Kapaa Interfaith Association on hosting great community feeds (Chef Johnny Saguid said the diners were hungry so put a lot on the plate) in Hanapepe, Lihue, and Kapaa (that one was on Thanksgiving Day!).
Chip Bahouth, manager of the Sheraton Kauai Resort, was surprised that the Kauai Independent Food Bank was past Thanksgiving and into readying for Christmas.
KAPAA — This is a grateful time of the year, said Mary Margaret Smith of the All Saints Episcopal Church and Preschool.
The West’s Ryder Balocan’s foot was the margin of victory during the Shrine Bowl Mitey Mite division contest that wrapped up the Kauai Pop Warner Football League season at the Hanapepe Stadium.
KAPAA — Josie Pablo, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Kauai Region recreational director, was not available Monday to greet the Kalaheo School Sunshine Express who arrived to present its holiday offering to the residents at the Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital.