By Kathy Goo
This is the last shopping weekend before Christmas! Are you looking for a handcrafted, one of a kind item to give someone special on your Holiday Shopping list? Or maybe you're looking for something different not the same old thing that you find at the mall...then head on out to a local craft fair!
Dec 19-21 / Big Island - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hawaii Island Family Fun Expo, Edith Kanakaole Stadium, Hilo / Fri: 9am-9pm Sat: 9a-4pm; / 150 booths.
Dec 20-22 / Honolulu Gift Fair / Blaisdell Exhibition Hall / Fri: 3-9pm, Sat: 9am-9pm sun: 9am-5pm / Over 300 booths. Free admission!
Dec 21 / Mililani's Save the Best for Last Craft Fair / Mililani Uka Elementary, 94-380 Kuahelani Ave. / 9am-3pm / Over 100 booths.
Dec 21 / Mililani High School ABC Craft Fair / 96-1200 Meheula Pkwy, in the school's gymnasium & courtyard / 9am-2pm / 110 booths!
Dec 21 / Holiday Craft Fair / Ka'a'awa Elementary School / 51-296 Kamehameha Hwy / 9am-2pm
Dec 21 / Creations of Hawaii - Kailua Holiday Fair / Kailua elementary School, 315 Kuulei Road / 8am-2pm / Produce, plants, food, merchandise & crafts galore!
Whether you're out there shopping the malls or your local craft fair...remember to keep the warmth of the holiday spirit close at hand. Don't get stressed...don't get all grumpy cause the lady in front of you grabbed the item that you wanted for Uncle Joe...just take a breath and move along...it's o k a y! :)
Happy Holidays Everyone!