By Kathy Goo
Check out the craft fair "goings on" for this weekend!
August 16 - 17 / Creations of Hawaii - Handmade in Hawaii Celebration at Pearlridge Centers, Lower Mall Level Uptown, 98-1005 Moanalua Road, Aiea, 10am - 5pm
August 16 - 18 / Made in Hawaii Festival - 19th Annual , Blaisdell Exhibition Hall & Areana, 777 Ward Avenue, Friday & Saturday, 10am-9pm, Sunday, 10am-5pm. Like I always say...support your local crafters! Featuring made in Hawaii products! Cooking demos and entertainment. Admission-$4, children 6 and under free. $1 off coupons available at First Hawaiian Banks on Oahu.
August 17 / Wahiawa Pineapple Festival, Wahiawa District Park, 10am-6pm, Parade at 9am. Ethnic food, entertainment, crafts, bouncers, rides. Lots of parking and a shuttle.
August 18 / Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival - 31st Annual, Kapiolani Park Bandstand area, Waikiki, 12 noon - 6pm
August 18 / 99 Ranch Craft Fair, 99 Ranch Market, 1151 Mapunapuna Street, 10am-2pm. Handcrafts unique one of a kind items.
As the holiday season gets closer, the weekend fairs are picking up! Don't forget to support your local handcrafters...there's nothing like a handcrafted gift. Not only is it usually a one of a kind gift, but you are supporting our local economy.
Thank you to Island Craft Bulletin for the updated listing of fairs...you can always check them out at HTTP://icb-web.net