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Fall Craft Fair Guide

  • BRUCE ASATO / 2015

    The Mayor’s Craft & Country Fair returns this year on Nov. 18 at the Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. The event features crafts, baked goods, senior information booths, white elephant sale, People’s Open Market, karaoke and holiday wreath contests and more.

SEPTEMBER

>> Hawaii Seniors’ Fair: The Good Life Expo: Sept. 24, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. Features over 300 exhibit booths, seminars, flu vaccinations, contests, prizes and more. Info: 832-7878 or email barbara@productionhawaii.com.

>> Hidden Treasures: Sept. 26-30, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Moiliili Community Center, 2535 S. King St. Christmas-themed craft sale with baskets, pompoms, ornaments, bells, beads, craft supplies and more. Info: 942-0595.

>> Nui Mono Fall Fair: Sept. 30, 8 a.m. to noon, Palolo Hongwanji, 1641 Palolo Ave. Ceramics, clothing, jewelry, food, plants and more. Info: 946-7407 or email lue@nuimono.com.

>> Waipahu Hongwanji Temple Bazaar: Sept. 30, 8 a.m. to noon, 94-821 Kuhaulua St. Rummage sale, baked goods, crafts, plants and more. Info: 677-4221 or waipahuhongwanji.org.

>> 808 Craft and Gift Fair: Sept. 30, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wahiawa Shopping Center. Info: 808craftandgiftfairs.com.

>> Mini Con 8 @ McCully-Moiliili Library: Sept. 30, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 2211 S. King St. Features books and artwork by local artists, drawing demonstrations, cosplay and prizes. Sponsored by Friends of the McCully-Moiliili Library, Collector Maniacs, Hawaiian Graphics and Ross Dress for Less (King Street location). Info: 973-1099.

>> Wahiawa Craft Fair & Free Fall Festival: Sept. 30, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wahiawa Town Center (Longs Drugs parking lot), 925 California Ave. Features craft booths, keiki rides and games, make-and-take crafts, magic show, Wahiawa Middle School Band, Iliahi Elementary School Halau and Na Kamalii O Iliahi. Info: 221-2774.

OCTOBER

>> Wiki Wiki One Day Vintage Collectibles & Hawaiiana Show: Oct. 1, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Neal Blaisdell Center, Hawaii Suites; early entry ($15) at 9:30 a.m. Features collectibles, antiques, art, beads, coins, dolls, fashion, jewelry, kitchenware, postcards, stamps, toys, movie posters, typewriters and more. Admission: $4.50. Info: 941-9754 or 808ne.ws/2xtEZGf.

>> 808 Craft and Gift Fair: Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Momilani Community Center. Info: 808craftandgiftfairs.com.

>> Festival of Thanksgiving: Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Makiki Christian Church, 829 Pensacola St. Homemade goods, plants, food, a Treasure Ark of gently used clothing, household items, linens, handbags, footwear and collectibles, games and crafts for keiki. Info: 224-3094.

>> Moiliili Hongwanji Bazaar and Open House: Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Buddhist temple, 902 University Ave. Features crafts, food, plants, baked goods and rummage sale. Info: 949-1659 or email mhm@moiliilihongwanji.org.

>> Oh Baby! Family Expo, Toy & Game and Party Expo: Oct. 7 and 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. Three expos in one focusing on prenatal to pre-teen products and services, unique handmade items and more. Admission: $5.50, free for ages 5 and under. Info: ohbabyfamilyexpo.com.

>> Windward Hoolaulea: Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Windward Community College’s Great Lawn. “A Homegrown Celebration” with arts and crafts, gift items, entertainment, food and product vendors, Xtreme Fun Rides (for a fee), silent auction, family activities and more. Co-sponsored by WCC and the Kaneohe Business Group. Info: windwardhoolaulea.com/home.htm.

>> Under the Stars in Waikiki: Oct. 7, 4 to 8:30 p.m., Jefferson Elementary School, 324 Kapahulu Ave. Features Hawaii-made products and pre-packaged foods by local artisans, with live entertainment. Fundraiser for educational programs. Sponsored by Creations of Hawaii. Info: 735-4510 or bymela.vpweb.com.

>> 808 Craft and Gift Fair: Oct. 8, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pearl City Shopping Center. Info: 808craftandgiftfairs.com.

>> Waipio Shopping Center Pre-Holiday Swap Meet & Craft Fair: Oct. 14, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 94-1040 Waipio Uka St. (Foodland parking lot). Household items, clothing, jewelry, handmade gifts, new and slightly used items, and more. Accepting vendors through Oct. 7. Info: waipioshoppingcenter.com.

>> 808 Craft and Gift Fair: Oct. 14, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Manoa Elementary School. Info: 808craftandgiftfairs.com.

>> Community of Christ Church Rummage Sale and Craft Fair: Oct. 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1666 Mott-Smith Drive. Also selling Hawaiian plate lunch starting at 11:30 a.m. Info: 285-3678.

>> Rock and Mineral Show: Oct. 14 and 15, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach Hotel, 2335 Kalakaua Ave., Leahi Room, lobby level. Featuring Hawaiian and fluorescent minerals, gemstones, fine jewelry, fossils, meteorites and more. Bring fossils and mineral specimens for identification. Sponsored by Rock and Mineral Society of Hawaii (Hui Pohaku ‘o Hawaii). Info: 239-5958 or email dcavebear@gmail.com.

>> Pauahi Street Art Fair: Oct. 14, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. along Pauahi Street (at Bethel Street and Sun Yat Sen Park) and in area art galleries. “Discover the Arts” with fine art, live music, crafts, food, make-and-take art, exhibits and more. Sponsored by Creative Arts Experience and Honolulu Culture and Arts District. Info: 521-1812.

>> 808 Craft and Gift Fair: Oct. 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Moanalua 99. Info: 808craftandgiftfairs.com.

>> 808 Craft and Gift Fair: Oct. 17, 4 to 8 p.m., Villages of Kapolei. Info: 808craftandgiftfairs.com.

>> Hawaii State Numismatic Association Coin Show: Oct. 20, noon to 6 p.m.; Oct. 21, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hawaii Convention Center, Room 316. Stamps, Hawaiian currency, collectibles, rare items and more, with hourly prize drawings, coin-collecting seminars, buying and selling of gold and silver. Info: 486-4766 or 377-9377.

>> Season’s Best Craft & Gift Fair: Oct. 20, 5 to 9 p.m.; Oct. 21, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. Features more than 270 craft and gift vendors. Admission: $3, free for ages 6 and under with paid adult; check website for $1 admission discount coupon. Info: 683-6064 or seasonsbestcraftfair.com.

>> Kanoelani Elementary School Craft Fair: Oct. 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 94-1091 Oli Loop, Waipio Gentry. School-sponsored event with crafts, food and games. Info: 307-3800.

>> Haleiwa Jodo Mission Craft Fair: Oct. 21, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 66-279A Haleiwa Road. Info: 637-4382.

>> Pearl City Elementary School Craft Fair: Oct. 21, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1090 Waimano Home Road. PTO-sponsored event with food, games, crafts, jewelry, LuLaRoe clothing and more. Vendors may apply at pearlcity-es.org.

>> Pohai Nani Craft Fair and Bake Sale: Oct. 21, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pohai Nani Retirement Community, 45-090 Namoku St., Kaneohe. Featuring crafts, jewelry, plants, gift baskets, clothing, quilts, baby blankets, baked goods, food and white elephant sale. Free shuttle service available throughout neighborhood. Info: 236-7805 or email cnakamur@good-sam.com.

>> Waikiki Halloween Celebration: Oct. 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jefferson Elementary School, 324 Kapahulu Ave. Hawaii-made products and pre-packaged foods created by local artisans, with live entertainment, games, activities and more. Sponsored by Creations of Hawaii. Info: 735-4510 or bymela.vpweb.com.

>> Trinity Christian School Makahiki: Oct. 21, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1110 Kailua Road. Crafts, games, food, baked goods, music and more. Info: 262-8501, ext. 101, or email tcsmakahiki@tcskailua.net.

>> Church of the Crossroads Fall Fair: Oct. 28, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1212 University Ave. Plant and white elephant sales, silent auction, baked goods, jams and jellies, mango chutney, food and keiki activities. Info: 949-2220.

>> 808 Craft and Gift Fair: Oct. 28, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pearl City Highlands Elementary School. Info: 808craftandgiftfairs.com.

>> Seicho-No-Ie Hawaii White Dove Bazaar: Oct. 28, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Matlock Center, 1333 Matlock Ave. Kitchen and household goods, crafts, used books, clothing and toys, homemade jams and tsukemono, baked goods and “unexpected treasures.” Info: 537-6965.

NOVEMBER

>> Queen’s Expanded Farmers Market: Nov. 1, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Queen’s Medical Center, Harkness Courtyard and Lawn. Fresh produce, jewelry, handmade quilts, bags, stationery, unique gifts, flavored oils and balsamic vinegars, baked goods from La Tour Bakehouse and other food. Info: 691-4010.

>> Kuakini’s Holiday Craft Fair and Bake Sale: Nov. 3, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hale Pulama Mau Auditorium. Handcrafted jewelry, clothing, stationery, kitchen and household goods, decorations, magnets, holiday ornaments and bake sale. Sponsored by Kuakini Health Care team members. Info: 547-9168.

>> Autumn Fair at Pearlridge Center: Nov. 3 and 4, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Uptown. Hawaii-made products and pre-packaged foods created by local artisans. Sponsored by Creations of Hawaii. Info: 735-4510 or bymela.vpweb.com.

>> 808 Craft and Gift Fair: Nov. 4, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Aliiolani Elementary School. Info: 808craftandgiftfairs.com.

>> Harris United Methodist Church Bazaar: Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 20 S. Vineyard Blvd. Crafts, local products, plants, fresh produce, gift items, baked goods, chutney and more. Info: 536-9602.

>> Pearl City Hongwanji Buddhist Women’s Association Craft Fair: Nov. 4, 8 to 11 a.m., Pearl City Hongwanji Mission, 858 Second St. Crafts, baked goods, produce, cut flowers and plants, white elephant sale, sushi and BWA’s latest cookbook “Wisteria Delights II.” Info: 455-1680 or 456-1663.

>> Three Creative Crafty Ladies’ Home Craft Fair: Nov. 4, 8:30 a.m. to noon, 1033 Hunakai St. (near Kahala Mall). Handcrafted treasures, plants, mirror mobiles, mystical garden jewelry, children’s books, hand-crocheted items and more. Info: email leslie.a.hayashi@gmail.com.

>> Manoa Valley Church Harvest Fair: Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2728 Huapala St. Crafts, baked goods, food, plants, clothing, white elephant sale, keiki activities. Proceeds benefit building maintenance fund. Info: 988-3271.

>> Aiea High School PTSO Craft Fair: Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., school cafeteria. Local arts and crafts, plants, produce, gift items, food, clothing, housewares, jewelry, stationery, handmade quilts and scrapbooking supplies with keiki games, door prizes and more. Vendors call 382-7713. Info: 808ne.ws/2hc4m9F.

>> First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu at Koolau Craft Fair: Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 45-550 Kionaole Road, Kaneohe. Crafts, Hawaiian quilts, baked goods, gently used women’s clothing, household items, jewelry, collectibles and homemade jams and jellies. Info: 532-1111.

>> Things Japanese Sale: Nov. 4 and 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 2454 S. Beretania St.; early entry for JCCH members at 8 a.m. both days. Ceramics, hinamatsuri dolls, collectibles and holiday gifts. Free parking. Info: 945-7633 or jcch.com.

>> Under the Stars in Waikiki: Nov. 4, 4 to 8:30 p.m., Jefferson Elementary School, 324 Kapahulu Ave. Hawaii-made products and pre-packaged foods created by local artisans, with live entertainment. Sponsored by Creations of Hawaii. Info: 735-4510 or bymela.vpweb.com.

>> 36th TEMARI Trash & Treasure Fair: Nov. 5, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, Manoa Grand Ballroom, 2454 S. Beretania St.; early entry at 8 a.m. for TEMARI and JCCH members. Info: 536-4566 or temarihawaii.org.

>> Craft, Gift & Rubberstamp Expo & Crafters Clearance Sale: Nov. 5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Neal Blaisdell Center, Hawaii Suites. Local vendors offer gifts, craft supplies and clearance items. Info: email nanstar@hawaii.rr.com.

>> Autumn Fair: Nov. 5, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Gedatsu Church, 6095 Summer St., Kuliouou. Hawaii-made products and pre-packaged foods created by local artisans, wholesale and re-sale merchandise, plants and more. All proceeds benefit church programs. Sponsored by Creations of Hawaii. Info: 735-4510 or bymela.vpweb.com.

>> 808 Craft and Gift Fair: Nov. 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ben Franklin, Mapunapuna. Info: 808craftandgiftfairs.com.

>> Holiday Shoppe: Nov. 9, 3 to 8 p.m.; Nov. 10, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Nov. 11, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 5228 Apo Drive, Aina Haina. In-home holiday boutique with handcrafted decor, gifts, quilts, bags, wreaths, pottery, baked goods, jellies and more. Presented by Kepola and Jenny Maii. Info: 377-5005 or email holidayshoppehawaii@gmail.com.

>> Noelani School Craft and Children’s Fair: Nov. 11, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 2655 Woodlawn Drive, Manoa. Gift items, food, jewelry and keiki rides. Fundraiser for PTA and school enrichment programs. Vendors may email noelanicraftfair@gmail.com.

>> Church of the Holy Nativity’s Fall Festival and Christmas Sale: Nov. 11, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 5286 Kalanianaole Highway, Aina Haina. Find new and gently used items, art, jewelry, collectibles, toys, books, small furniture, clothing, Christmas gifts and decor, food, silent auction and bake sale. Info: 373-3744 or email hncts808@gmail.com.

>> Prayers for Paige Craft Fair and Bake Sale: Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hanahauoli School, 1922 Makiki St. Craft items, baked goods, jewelry, LuLaRoe clothing, white elephant sale and more. Info: email rachelf@hawaii.rr.com.

>> Liliuokalani Protestant Church Fall Kalua Pig Sale: Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 66-090 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa. Imu-style kalua pig sold by the pound or as plate lunches, plus homemade jams and jellies, pickled items and baked goods. Info: 637-9364.

>> Diamond Head Arts and Craft Fair: Nov. 12, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kapiolani Community College. Featuring over 200 craft vendors. Sponsored by Hawaii Recreation and Parks Society. Info: 683-6590.

>> 808 Craft and Gift Fair: Nov. 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pearl City Shopping Center. Info: 808craftandgiftfairs.com.

>> Hawaii Men’s Shed Holiday Crafts Fair: Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to noon at “Snug Harbor” off Sand Island Access Road (last left before drawbridge). Handmade holiday decorations, recycled wood furniture, hand and power tools, and rummage, most of which were handcrafted and made from recycled pallet wood by seniors. Info 342-0251 or hawaiimensshed.org.

>> Mayor’s Craft & Country Fair: Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. Features crafts, baked goods, senior information booths, white elephant sale, People’s Open Market, karaoke and holiday wreath contests and more. Collecting canned goods for Hawaii Foodbank and used eyeglasses and hearing aids for Ala Moana Lions Club. Sponsored by Department of Parks and Recreation. Info: 973-7258 or honolulu.gov/parks.

>> North Shore Surf Sample Sale & Craft Fair: Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Waialua Community Association, 66-434 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa. Locally made crafts and discounted surf-brand clothing and items. Sponsored by Waialua High School’s culinary class and surf club. Info: 780-3184.

>> Lyon Arboretum Holiday Plant and Craft Sale: Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 3860 Manoa Road. Handmade crafts and plants including colorful ti, heliconia, anthuriums, orchids, ferns, succulents, herbs and more, along with vegetable seeds, handmade ceramic planters and ornaments, fresh and dried holiday wreaths, pumpkins, oshibana, white elephant sale, Hawaiian honey and more. Free shuttle service available with pick-up points along Manoa Road at Poelua and Nipo streets. Info: 988-0456.

>> Parker Craft Fair: Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 45-211 Waikalua Road, Kaneohe. Over 50 vendors with gift items, clothing, jewelry, plants, baked goods, plate lunches and more. Free parking at Ben Parker Elementary School’s sports field. Info: 247-3250 or parkerumchawaii.org.

>> St. John’s By-the-Sea Craft Fair: Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. John’s By-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 47-074 Lihikai Drive, Kaneohe. Donation: $1. Info: 239-7198 or email stjohnsbts@gmail.com.

>> Aikahi Park Shopping Center Holiday Craft Fair & Christmas Event: Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 25 Kaneohe Bay Drive. Gift items, jewelry, bags and more, with make-and-take Christmas ornaments for keiki and appearance by Santa Claus. Accepting vendors through Nov. 10. Info: aikahiparkshoppingcenter.com.

>> Ecolicious and Friends House Craft Fair: Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 46-070 Makena Place, Kaneohe. Tote bags, Christmas T-shirts and bags, artwork, keiki clothing, pillow covers, air plants, jewelry, women’s sportswear and more. Info: 225-2045.

>> Temple Emanu-El’s annual Holiday Gift and Craft Fair: Nov. 19, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., 2550 Pali Highway. Local crafts, gifts, jewelry, LuLaRoe clothing, Judaica treasures for Chanukah, with a lunch of Middle Eastern food and latkes, and student show at 11:30 a.m. Info: 595-7521 or email hitemplesisterhood@gmail.com.

>> Pearl City High School Craft Fair: Nov. 19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 2100 Hookiekie St. Crafters, vendors, food, baked goods, keiki games, school organization fundraisers and more. Proceeds to benefit Special Education Department. Vendors may call 307-5666 or email pchscraftfair@gmail.com.

>> 808 Craft and Gift Fair: Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Moanalua 99. Info: 808craftandgiftfairs.com.

>> Windward Potters’ Christmas sale: Nov. 25, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Kailua Elementary School cafeteria, 315 Kuulei Road. Functional pieces, sculptural forms, raku, planters and more created by local potters. Info: 383-9487.

>> Kawaiahao Church Holiday Makeke and Craft Fair: Nov. 25, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 957 Punchbowl St. Features crafts and artisans, with entertainment by keiki and others. Proceeds benefit church programs. Co-sponsored by Creations of Hawaii. Info: 735-4510 or bymela.vpweb.com.

>> Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives’ Holiday Craft Fair: Nov. 25, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., 553 S. King St. Features 50 vendors selling Hawaii-made glass artwork, jewelry, pottery, woodworks, silk scarves and food, with live Hawaiian crafting demonstrations and music between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Info: 447-3923.

>> Santa’s Helpers Boutique: Nov. 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Nov. 26, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 871 Kainui Drive. Fifteen crafters showcase their work in wood, clay, beads, wire, fabric, paint, paper, soap, glass and more at a private residence. Info: 599-4545.

>> East-West Center Craft Fair: Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Burns Hall courtyard, 1601 East-West Road. Ethnic crafts, plants, jewelry, hand-sewn items, glassware and more. Parking: $5 on adjacent lawn. Info: 944-7111 or email ewcinfo@eastwestcenter.org.

ONGOING

>> Art on the Zoo Fence: Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. along the zoo fence on Monsarrat Avenue. Info: artonthezoofence.com.

>> Family Farmer’s Food, Crafts and Gift Fair: Wednesdays, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Momilani Community Center. Features gifts, trendy items, fresh produce and homestyle food. Sponsored by 808 Craft and Gift Fairs. Crafters, direct sellers, produce vendors and food trucks may inquire at 479-5525. Info: 808craftandgiftfairs.com.

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