Kauai As It Was in the 1940s and ‘50s

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Saturday, May 18, Kauai Beach Resort, Wailua, 5:30 pm

Special guest Melveen Leed

Who:  Kauai Historical Society

What:  Pa’ina 2013 Fundraiser Banquet. Theme: Kauai as it was in the 1940s and ‘50s—Stories and Music

When:  Saturday, May 18, 5:30 – 9:00 pm

Where:  Kauai Beach Resort, Nukolii/Lihue

Reservations required; $85 per person; tables of ten are $800. Call the Kauai Historical Society at 808-245-3373, fax 808-8693, or email  director@kauaihistoricalsociety.org. Tickets also at Savage Pearls-Hanalei, Vicky’s Fabrics-Kapaa, Talk Story Bookstore-Hanapepe, Pictures Plus-Kukui Grove.

At 5:30, ballroom doors open for no-host cocktails, music, and silent auction.

Buffet dinner by Kauai Beach Resort chefs.

Melveen Leed headlines program, with songs from her latest CD and many classics, Hawaiian and jazz, as only this great diva can.

Talk-story about the ‘40s and ‘50s on Kauai by Mike Ashman, former KTOH Radio DJ; Judge Bill Fernandez, author of 2 books about growing up on the east side and many changes that occurred there; and Hobey Goodale, kama’aina and storyteller.

Live auction will include a Coco Palms Hotel clamshell sink. Silent auction includes antique and estate items, jewelry, boutique clothing, home accessories, rare books, golf, dining, resort stays.

Contacts:  Mary Requilman, executive director, 245-3373. Kauai Historical Society is in Suite 101, Historic County Building, Rice Street, Lihue. Website: www.kauaihistoricalsociety.org.