By Kathy Goo
Craft Fairs Galore! Look around you and you're sure to see a sign here and there for a craft fair happening in your neck of the woods! Here's a schedule...support your local artisans and check off your favorite person on your holiday shopping list at the same time! I took this craft season off from being a "seller" because I'm babysitting my grandson...so I've been keeping close tabs on the craft fairs...you need to go out there and see for yourself all of the fabulous handcrafted gifts that you can find! I'll be out there ... see ya!
Dec 5-6 / East-West Center Holiday Craft Fair / John A. Burns Hall Front Courtyard, 1601 East-West Road at UH Manoa / 11am-1pm / Ethnic crafts, plans, jewelry, hand sewn items, glassware and more!
Dec 6-7 / Big Island / Na Makua Invitational Christmas Gift Fair / Ah Food Chinen Civic Auditorium, Manono Street, Hilo / Fri: 4-9pm, Sat: 9am-4pm / Handmade crafts and gifts. Live entertainment along with ono kaukau, refreshments and prize drawings. 90 booths.
Dec 7 / Season's Best Craft & Gift Fair / Aliiolani Elementary School, 1240 7th Avenue, Kaimuki / 8am-2pm / 200+ booths of crafts, gifts & food.
Dec 7, 14, 21 / Waikiki Farmers' Market & Specialty Craft Fair / Jefferson Elementary School, 324 Kapahulu Avenue, corner of Kapahulu & Kuhio Avenue, Waikiki / 8am-1pm / Plants, food, merchandise & crafts.
Dec 7 / Wahiawa Ryusenji Soto Mission Fujinkai Craft Fair / 164 California Avenue, Wahiawa / 9am-2pm
Dec 7 / Christ Church Uniting Annual Christmas Craft Fair / 1300 Kailua Road, Kailua / 9am-3pm / Woodcrafts, ceramics, jewelry as well as other crafts.
Dec 7 / SJV Travel Club Holiday Craft Fair & Santa Photo Op / St. John Viannery Parrish Hall, 940 Keolu Drive, Kailua / 8am-2pm / School open house, poinsettia sale pick-up, craft & gift sale.
Dec 7 / Lanikai Christmas Craft Fair / Lanikai Park, corner of Aalapapa and Kaiolena, Kailua / 9am-3pm / Art, jewelry, photography, ceramics, clothing, plants, food, woodworking, etc.!
Dec 8 / VCA Kaneohe Animal Hospital Holiday Event / 45-608 Kamehameha Hwy, Kanoehe / 10am-4pm / Craft fair, bake sale, games, prizes & Hawaiian Humane Society Adoptions from 10am-2pm!
Dec 8 / Windward Holiday Craft Fair / JB Castle High School / 10am-2pm / Project Grad fundraiser with handcrafts, gift items and delicious foods! 170 booths.
Thank you to Island Craft Bulletin for the update! http://icb-web.net