For most people, The Salvation Army is known for their response in disaster, like Hurricane Iniki! But day-to-day, every day they respond to the needs of the most needy in our community, providing basic needs such as food, clothing and household goods. Their new programs address contemporary needs including keiki, adult and kupuna camps, holiday assistance, weekly programs for youth and seniors, as well as disaster and emergency services. In addition, The Salvation Army’s Lihue and Hanapepe Corps work in collaboration with The Salvation Army’s drug and rehabilitation programs on Oahu to provide Kaua‘i residents with care and support to ensure their sobriety is maintained post-treatment.

In August, The Salvation Army of Kaua‘i, in partnership with the American Culinary Federation – Kaua‘i Chapter is celebrating 120 years of Doing the Most Good in Kaua‘i! Please join us on Friday, August 11th at the Kauai Marriott Resort from 5:00 to 8:30 P.M. for a wonderful event filled with signature selections from top island chefs. Enjoy delicious offerings by Guy Higa and Jhonny Montemayor of the Kaua‘i Marriott Resort, Ron Miller of the Hukilau Lanai, Steven Nakata and the Kauai Community College Culinary Club, Gavin Onishi of Contemporary Flavors Catering, Tylun Pang of Ko Restaurant at The Fairmont Kea Lani, Jason Sessions of The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas, Ben Takahashi of The Club at Kukuiula, and Michael Young of the Sheraton Kauai Resort.

In addition to the delicious food, guests will enjoy fabulous entertainment by Brother Noland and Blayne Asing. Brother Noland, know as the Father of Jawaiian Music, has won numerous Na Hoku Hanohano Awards and Blayne Asing received the 2016 Na Hoku Hanohano Award for Most Promising Artist! We will also enjoy the music styling of Ben Vegas and Maila Gibson, recipients of the 2011 Na Hoku Hanohano Award for Contemporary Album of the Year.

There will be an extensive silent auction with great deals for everyone, an Angel Tree with Angel cards for people to fill the needs of the Salvation Army Corps in Kaua‘i and an offering of Mystery Boxes to purchase.

Ticket are available online at, click on the events menu. For more information call Sonia Topenio at 808-652-2499 or Joyce Vidinha at 808-634-6452.

All funds raised through The Salvation Army Kaua‘i’s 120th Anniversary Celebration will go towards programs and services in Kaua‘i.

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