About Town: 03-01-18

Church hosting mini-bazaar fundraiser

Kauahaao Congregational Church in Waiohinu, Ka’u, will be having a fundraising mini-bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 14 on the church grounds. The church is located on the corner of Mamalahoa Highway, Kamaoa Road and Pinao Street just above the Wong Yuen Store.

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Individuals, schools, clubs, sports/athletic groups are invited to be a vendor at the flea market. The charge for a 10-by-10-foot space is $10. Vendors are responsible for bringing their own tent, table and chairs, and if power is needed, a generator. Vendors can sell anything except hot foods/plate lunches.

Info or to reserve a vendor space: Walter or Debbie at 928-8039 in the evening.

Lunch with the mayor and his cabinet

The Focus Luncheon with Mayor Kim &County of Hawaii Leadership meet-and-greet will offer a unique opportunity for the local community to converse with county department heads in a casual setting.

Hosted by the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 15 at the Courtyard Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel, attendees will have the opportunity to have lunch with a specific department as well as pose questions to the mayor and other cabinet heads.

General admission, $65; Chamber or Rotary member, $55; table of 8, $500; luncheon sponsor: $1,500.

Info: https://kona-kohala.com/events/focus-luncheons.html.

Youth Paddling Program

Keahou Canoe Club’s youth program, for ages 12-18, will begin practicing on Mondays and Wednesdays, 3-5:30 p.m. starting March 5. Transportation to practices from Konawaena and Kealakehe schools is available.

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The Special Events Keiki practices, for ages 8-11, will be Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2-5 p.m. starting March 13.

Info: Reggie Lindo, 557-6218 or reginald@lindoelectric.com.