Article and photos by Anne E. O’Malley
For Kaua`i hosted the July Kaua`i Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours and Membership Drive honoring Kaua`i Veterans. It was an evening of entertainment by the Garden Nile Belly Dancers, musicians Reef Callaghan and Frank Cruz. Russell da Rooster introduced the new For Kaua`i mascot, Maka Nui, intended to draw attention to Children’s Health. Over 10 businesses donated prizes for a drawing, and about the same number of restaurants donated food. Kiwanis Key Club Members from Kaua`i and Kapa`a High schools volunteered their help. A drawing, Kaua`i Veterans Museum Tours and fellowship were the order of the evening.
For Kaua`i says mahalo nui lua to the following donors of food: Mark’s Contemporary Flavors, Hukilau Lanai, Brennecke’s Bech Broiler, Kaua`I Kookie, Tiano’s, Sweet Marie’s Hawai`i, Inc., Kaua`I Spring Water, Duke’s and Fish Express.
Mahalo nui lua also to the following donors for drawing prizes: Marriott Resort & Beach Spa, St. Regis Hotel, Waimea Plantation Cottage, Bobby V’s, Jackson Clark Galleries, JJ’s Broiler, Lily O & Robert’s Jewelry, Westin Hotel and Flowers Forever.