Briefs | Features Da Kine By Star-Advertiser staff Sept. 2, 2011 Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! Read more Mahalo for reading the Honolulu Star-Advertiser! You're reading a premium story. Read the full story with our Print & Digital Subscription. Subscribe Now Read this story for free: Watch an ad or complete a survey Log In Already a subscriber? Log in now to continue reading this story. Activate Digital Account Print subscriber but without online access? Activate your Digital Account now. Events wanted for craft-fair guide The season for craft fairs is fast approaching, and the Star-Advertiser’s Today section will publish a Fall and Holiday Craft Fair Guide for events happening from mid-September through December. Email the details about your event — date, time, location, sponsor, description of event, contact information — to email@example.com by Sept. 9. Zoo plans auction and gourmet food for annual benefit The grounds of the Honolulu Zoo will be transformed into a Brazilian rain forest for Zoofari Amazon, an annual fundraiser supporting the zoo’s conservation and education programs, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Sept. 23. Besides gourmet fare from more than a dozen of Honolulu’s top restaurants, there will be samba music and dance, and a silent auction that includes a private dinner in the zoo’s new elephant habitat, a spa weekend at the Moana Surfrider and a zipline tour at Piiholo Ranch Adventures on Maui. Table sponsorships for 10 range from $2,500 to $15,000, with benefits that feature a behind-the-scenes tour, private elephant encounter, and feeding encounters with giraffes, hippos and warthogs. Individual event tickets are $250 each. Call Barbara Thacker at 926-3191 ext. 111 or visit www.honoluluzoo.org for more information. Pet Food Bank accepting donations of chow for pets The Hawaiian Humane Society is seeking pet food donations for its Pet Food Bank, which helps pet owners facing economic hardship. “Our first priority is to help those on any form of government assistance including unemployment and the homeless,” says Natalie Lukashevsky, community outreach coordinator. “We want to help pets and their families stay together.” Unopened, unexpired, dry pet food can be dropped off at the Hawaiian Humane Society, 2700 Waialae Ave., or Petco locations in Kaneohe, Kapolei or Pearl City. For more information, contact Natalie Lukashevsky at 356-2217 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Previous Story Fall trends Next Story Kalakoa!