Na Makua Christmas Gift Fair set for Nov. 30-Dec. 1
The 2012 Na Makua Invitational Christmas Gift Fair will be held on Nov. 30, from 4-9 p.m. and Dec. 1 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo. This free annual event with over 90 vendors from the Big Island as well as Kauai, Maui and Oahu invites you to join the company of some of Hawaii’s best artists and producers of fine handmade arts, crafts and gifts.
Event organizers Nelson and Kainoa Makua of Na Makua Hawaiian Designs have formed a collection of unique gifts that include fashions by Wahine Toa, Hawaiian Force, Kealopiko, Punawai and Na Makua. Artwork by Kathy Long, Richard Mortemore and Jamie Gilmore, Jewelry by Paradisus, Joanna Hernandez, Donna Cockett, Lauhala weaving by Minnie Kaawaloa, Patrice Yamamoto and Linda Schweitzer, Hawaiian woodwork, fine art and photography, Christmas wreaths and ornaments and many more holiday gifts.
Besides the great collection of gifts, their Christmas Fair will feature entertainment by Aunty Diana Aki, Stan Kaina, Lito Arkangel, Mahu‘ilani of Ke Kula ‘O Nawahiokalani‘opu‘u and the Pauahiokalani Hawaiian Music Ensemble. Along with the music, visitors can enjoy ono kaukau and refreshments while Christmas shopping. There will also be drawings for prizes every half hour. For more information, contact Nelson and Kainoa Makua, phone 808-966-4647 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a free event.
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