Joni Ito said the Girl Souts from Troop 964 were anxious to help distribute pumpkins on Friday because they haven’t been out since the COVID-19 came to Hawai‘i.
Kudos to Stacie Chiba-Miguel and Pillare Mukai of The Shops at Kukui‘ula (they had to pack the pumpkins in the parking lot because Keala Foundation is in the space they used last year) on getting the pumpkins distributed to keiki in a drive-thru format.
Jackie Kanna came through with a final-minute delivery of more shopping bags from the Hawai‘i Health Systems Corporation Kaua‘i Region, and A&B Hawai‘i CEO Chris Benjamin broke away from his event at The Club at Kukui‘ula to help move the free pumpkins.
Santa (aka Phil Worwa) rolled up in his Santa Jeep sporting a special Halloween get-up. He said he was a zombie Santa last year, and the people didn’t appreciate that. His white gloves did the trick of moving cars through the drive-thru.
What is a pop-up restaurant concept? Chef John Paul Gordon opens up Table at Po‘ipu on Wednesday afternoon at The Shops at Kukui‘ula, where Pillare said chef Gordon will be selling some goodies also at the pop-up farmers’ market.
More pop-ups are on the horizon, as Angela Stein said Misha Tam and the Misha Brand jewelry pop-up is coming back to Kukui Grove Center in Lihu‘e Nov. 5 through 7 at the space next to ParTea. You get advance notice because the last time they were here in July the place was crowded. All that sets the stage for Halloween week. Halloween is Sunday, and Marissa Sandblom said The Resilience Project are working on a special Trunk or Treat event at KGC on Halloween. Tiffany Dick has one more round of Freaky Fridays (from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday) with all that outdoor dancing and family activities.
Source: The Garden Island