Between 450 and 500 Thanksgiving dinners were prepared and handed out at Ocean View Community Center
on Thanksgiving Day. Photo from OVCA
OCEAN VIEW COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION REPORTED TODAY ON ITS GIFT OF FREE TURKEY DINNERS ON THANKSGIVING DAY. According to OVCA's Events Coordinator Chris Garske, between 450 and 500 big dinners with turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, rolls, mac nuts, biscotti, green beans and corn, were distributed before the food ran out.
|About 20 volunteers put together free dinners|
to give out on Thanksgiving Day at OVCA.
Christmas in the Country has expanded to Niaulani Campus. Come to "celebrate the spirit of the holidays for the upcoming year 2022!" Enjoy handmade art and gifts by Hawai’i’s local artists daily through December except for Christmas Day). Live poinsettias are available for sale on Saturday, Nov. 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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|Kaipo Ah Chong teaches tropical|
flower arranging at VAC on Saturday
KAIPO AH CHONG offers his tropical flower arranging workshop at Volcano Art Center on Saturday, Nov. 27 from 1. p.. to 3 p.m. at Volcano Art Center's Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village, Participants leave the workshop with an arrangement. "The finished flower arrangements are sure to evoke a sense of paradise in your home. Or, extend your Aloha to a friend or loved one with an arrangement you artfully assembled yourself, perfect for any occasion!" says a statement from VAC.
A tropical agriculture farmer and member of Halau Na Kamalei, Ah Chong will share his expert skills in this hands-on workshop. Explore color and texture in three dimensions with tropical flowers. Choose from an array of flowers like Anthuriums, Orchids, Ti leaves, Ginger, and Heliconia, among them. Cleaned tropical flowers will be provided and the class fee is $45/$40 VAC member plus a $20 supply fee. Bring a pair of clippers. Register by calling 808-967-6222.
|Volcano Village Artist Studio Tour is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Volcano Village.|