Archive for the ‘Craft Fairs’ Category

It's a Coming...

December 5th, 2014

Yes, you can't deny's only 20 days until Christmas my friends!  To help you along, here's a list of Craft Fairs scheduled for this weekend!   You're sure to find something for everyone on your holiday list!

Saturday, December 6 / Season's Best Craft & Gift Fair / Aliiolani Elementary School, 1240 7th Avenue, Kaimuki/ 8am-2pm / Over 200+ booths of crafts, gifts and food.

Saturday, December 6 / Christmas in Manoa / Waiaoli Tea Room, 2950 Manoa Road / 9am-1pm / Selection of quality gifts by accomplished artists dedicated to both function and art.  Many new designs of fine pieced clothing, silk scarfs, jewelry and unique gift items.

Saturday, December 6 / Kapolei Holiday Fair / Kapolei High School, 91-5007 Kapolei Parkway / 8am-1pm / Christmas tree pick-up/Sale, recycling drive, breakfast with Santa, crafts, gifts & food.

Saturday, December 6 / Christmas Craft Fair / Prince Kuhio Community Center, 91-1270 Kinoiki Street, Kapolei / 9am-3pm / Local foods and crafts.

Saturday, December 6 / Mililani Town Association Holiday Craft & Gift Fair / Mililani Rec 5, 95-1101 Ainamakua Drive / 4-9pm / 80+ vendors

Saturday, December 6 / Wahiawa Ryusenji Soto Mission Fujinkai Craft Fair / 164 California Avenue, Wahiawa / 9am-2pm

Saturday, December 6 / Holiday Extravaganza & Craft Fair / Kaala Elementary School, 130 California Avenue, Wahiawa / 8am-1pm / Crafts, food, omelet bar, baked goods, produce, plants, orchids.

Saturday, December 6 / Creations of Hawaii - Kailua Holiday Fair / Kailua Elementary School, 315 Kuulei Road / 8am-2pm / Produce, plants, food, merchandise & crafts!

Saturday, December 6 / SJV Travel Club Craft Fair / St. John Vianney School, 940 Keolu Drive, Kailua / 8am-2pm

BIG ISLAND ~ Saturday, December 6 / Hilo High PTSA Christmas Craft Faire / Hilo High School Cafeteria, 556 Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo / 8:30am-2:30pm / Crafts, food, plants & door prizes!

BIG ISLAND ~ Saturday, December 6 / Christmas Bazaar, University of the Nations Kona / 75-5851 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona / 9am-9pm / A Christmas market featuring arts, crafts and ethnic foods, and other fun free family events.

Sunday, December 7 / Arts and Flavors of Hawaii (Food and Products Show) / Hawaii Kai Retirement Community, 428 Kawaihae Street / 11am-3pm / Street foods, specialty foods, baked goods and more!  Check out and on Instagram:  @artsandflavorsHI.

Sunday, December 7 / Windward Holiday Craft Fair / JB Castle High School, 45-386 Kaneohe Bay Drive / 10am-2pm / Project Grad Fundraiser with handcrafts, ono food and gift items!  150 booths!

Like I said, you're sure to find something for everyone on your holiday list visiting these craft events and at the same time, you're supporting your local crafters!!!  Have a wonderful weekend everyone!

Thank you Island Craft Bulletin, for the listings!


Watchu Gonna Do

November 14th, 2014

Don't want to alarm you, but there are only 13 days until Thanksgiving, and 40 days until Christmas!  Lordy, I swear it was just the 4th of July not too long ago!  Anyways, for those of you that are planning for the upcoming holidays, there are a number of craft fairs this's a listing from my favorite resource, Island Craft Bulletin,!

Nov 14 (Fri) Kalei'opu'u Elementary School Ohana Fair, 94-655 Kaaholo Street, Village Park, Royal Kunia, 1-7pm.  Crafts, food, games, rides!

Nov 15 (Sat) Season's Best Craft & Gift Fair, Aliiolani Elementary School, 1240 7th Ave, Kaimuki, 8am-2pm, 200+ booths of crafts, gifts & yummylicious food!

Nov 15 (Sat) Holiday Extravaganza, Radford High School, 4361 Salt Lake Boulevard, 9am-2pm.  Crafts, food & gifts!

Nov 15 (Sat) Creations of Hawaii - Aiea Autumn Fair, Aiea Elementary School, 99-370 Moanalua Road, 8am-2pm.  Produce, plants, food, merchandise & crafts!

Nov 14 (Sat) Hurricane Eatz:  Best in the West!  Kapolei High School, 91-5007 Kapolei Pkwy., 3-8pm, Food, live entertainment, family activities, door prizes!

Nov 15 (Sat) Wheeler Middle School Holiday Bazaar, Wheeler Army Airfield, Wahiawa, 9am-3pm.  A variety of local crafters and vendors.  Open to the public.

Nov 15 (Sat) Ka'elepulu's Holiday Art and Craft Fair, 530 Keolu Drive, Kailua, 9am-3pm.  Food and fun for the entire family!

Nov 16 (Sun) Craft, Gift & Rubberstamp Expo, plus Crafters' Clearance.  Neal Blaisdell Center Hawaii Suites, 9am-3pm.  Featuring local vendors selling handmade crafts, gift items, rubberstamp, scrapbooking supplies and craft supplies.  Free admission.

Nov 16 (Sun) Hawaiian Mission Academy Windward Fall Festival Craft Fair, 160 Mookua Street, Kailua, 2-7pm.  Local arts and crafts holiday sale, food by classroom teachers and students.

Wow!  That's a lot going on!!!  So many things to choose from!


Posted in Craft Fairs | Comments Off on Watchu Gonna Do

Weekend Happenings

October 24th, 2014

Whatcha doing this weekend???    It's only 61 days until Christmas peeps!  You KNOW that's going to go by in a flash!  Take some time to visit one of these craft our local crafters!

OCT 24-26 (Fri-Sun) Season's Best Craft & Gift Fair, Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Ave.,  Fri: 5–9pm,  Sat: 10am–7pm,  Sun: 10am–5pm. Over 200 booths of crafts, gifts & food.  $3 admission.

OCT 25 (Sat) Moving Day Hawaii, Honolulu  Hale Civic Grounds - Sky Gate, 530 S. King St., Downtown Honolulu, 9am–noon. A National Parkinson Foundation's  annual fundraising walk event. An easy 3k walk and special Movement Pavilion  featuring ongoing activities, therapy for Parkinsons patients, and a craft  tent.

OCT 25 (Sat) Haleiwa Jodo Mission YBA Craft Fair, 66~279A Haleiwa Rd., next to Alii Beach Park,  9am–2pm. Handcrafts,  gifts & food!  Postponed from Oct 18  to Oct 25 (hurricane precaution).

OCT 26 (Sun) Arts and Flavors of Hawaii (Food and Products Show), Hawaii Kai Retirement Community, 428 Kawaihae St., 11am–3pm. Local specialty foods, baked goods, freshly made gourmet  dishes and drinks. Boutique and local apparel, jewelry, beauty, health and  wellness, hand-made gifts, home accents, organization, and personalized items.  Fun for the whole family. Free and admission and free parking.

As always, thank you to Island Craft Bulletin for the updated listing!

This is it...we're down to the wire!

December 20th, 2013

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's o k a y!  🙂 

Happy Holidays Everyone!

Posted in 'Tis the Season, Craft Fairs | Comments Off on This is it...we're down to the wire!

19 days and counting...

December 6th, 2013

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 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 I've been keeping close tabs on the craft 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!

Posted in Craft Fairs, Crafting from the Heart, Local Crafter, Upcoming Fairs | Comments Off on 19 days and counting...