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Craft Fair Guide

Get it out of your head that craft fairs only consist of wool sweaters hand-knit by grandmas–our local market has choke creative gifts that you won’t find anywhere else. Shop local this holiday season.


Handmade Holiday Market The second annual market offers one-of-a-kind goodies for babies, kids and mamas. Baby aWEARness, 2572 Woodlawn Dr., Ste. 209, Manoa Marketplace: Sat., 12/8, (11am–3pm) [babyawearness.com], 988-0010

Christmas Craft Fair Unique art work, crafts and live Christmas trees. Christ Church, Kailua, 1300 Kailua Rd.: Sat., 12/1, (9am–3pm)

Christmas Ideas Demonstrations Volunteers from South and Windward Oahu Associations for Family and Community Education will demonstrate how to make simple and economical gifts, decorations and food for Christmas. Aina Haina Public Library, 5246 Kalanianaole Hwy.: Sat., 12/1, (10:30–11:30am) Free. 729-3938

Christmas in Honolulu The ninth annual evening craft fair sponsored by WABI-SABI. Early entry at 4pm for those who make a donation. Manoa Grand Ballroom, Japanese Cultural Center, 2454 S. Beretania St.: Tue., 12/4, (4–8:30pm) 734-3693

Christmas in Manoa A handcrafters’ sale in its eighth year. Waioli Tea Room, 2950 Manoa Rd.: Sat., 12/1, (9am–1pm) 524-9594

Christmas in the Country Featuring a surf sample sale, food booths and raffle. Waialua High and Intermediate School, 67-160 Farrington Hwy. Waialua: Sat., 12/1, (9am–1pm) $3, $5 for families, children 12 and under free. 637-8200 ext. 260

East-West Center Holiday Craft Fair Items for sale include Asia-Pacific handicrafts, jewelry, homemade stationary, Bonsai trees and local snacks. East-West Center, Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Rd., UH-Manoa: Thu., 11/29 and Fri., 11/30, (11am–1pm)

Lanikai Christmas Craft Fair Original crafts, photography, island-style clothing, art, wood items, plants and pottery. Lanikai Park, corner of A’ala’papa and Kaiolena Streets, Kailua: Sat., 12/1, (9am–3pm)

Linekona Ohana Studio Benefit Sale Ceramic pieces, jewelry, woven pieces and glass by faculty and students to benefit the studio’s facilities. Honolulu Museum of Art School, 1111 Victoria St.: Fri., 11/23–Sun., 12/9, (10am–6pm) 532-8741

MAMo Winter Market & Annual Member Mahalo Day Native Hawaiian arts, keiki Christmas crafts and holiday gifts at the Bishop Museum as part of Maoli Arts Month. There will also be demonstrations of Hawaiian quilting and feather lei-making. Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St.: Sat., 12/1, (9am–5pm) 847-3511

MTA Holiday Craft & Gift Fair Crafts, art, food, clothing and gifts. Mililani Town Assn. Rec Center 5, 95-1101 Ainamakua Dr.: Sat., 12/1, (9am–2pm)

Season’s Best Kaimuki Craft & Gift Fair For all your Made in Hawaii crafts, Kamuki has clothes, toys, collectibles, seasonings and sauces and other gifts from more than 200 vendors. Aliiolani Elementary School, 1240 7th Ave.: Sat., 12/8, (8am–2pm)

Wiki Wiki One Day Vintage Collectibles & Hawaiiana Show The Christmas edition of this strictly vintage show offers holiday gifts. Free appraisals for up to three items. Blaisdell Center Hawaii Suites, 777 Ward Ave.: Sun., 12/2, (10:30am–4:30pm) $4, entry at 9am for $15. [email: wikiwiki], [ukulele.com], 941-9754

Windward Holiday Craft & Gift Fair and “Taste of Castle” Special fundraising projects include Bon Jovi holiday gift sets, the Frozen Fun Mobile and the “Taste of Castle” cookbook recipes prepared for $1. Castle High School, Cafeteria, 45-386 Kaneohe Bay Dr.: Sun., 12/2, (10am–2pm) 554-9620

Winter Wonderland Craft fair, bake sale, free Christmas crafts for keiki, 10 tons of snow for free play, food, games and fun for the whole family. Calvary Church of the Pacific, 99-400 Aiea Heights Dr.: Sat., 12/1, (10am–2pm)