WAIPOULI – Kaua’i Shores CEO Jennie Waiwaiole-Vega’s fears of “an excessive amount of clothes” on the resort’s yard sale have been untimely Saturday.
“These are all issues contributed by staff and contributions from the neighborhood,” Waiwaiole-Vega stated. “I used to be afraid we had too many garments, however look what number of consumers there are. We had individuals lined up from 7:30 am to the eight o’clock opening. “
Kaua’i Shores, at present closed after the move of tourists to Kaua’i dried up underneath the impact of present quarantine guidelines, hosted the storage sale, with proceeds benefiting the Impartial Meals Financial institution of Kaua’i and to the Meals Financial institution of Hawai’i Kaua ‘i Rama.
“We don’t know after we will open,” Waiwaiole-Vega stated. “However the meals banks have been an ideal assist to our neighborhood, and particularly to the Kaua’i Shores Resort group members (and members of the Lava Lava Membership) throughout these troublesome occasions. We’re very glad to have the ability to give again. “
She stated the resort additionally has some funds that have been raised for the Customer Trade Charity Stroll that was not held as a result of pandemic. These may even be added to the earnings from the storage sale.
Carino Munar is without doubt one of the resort staff who took benefit of the storage sale to gather objects, together with a bag of garments for his household.
“My final day of labor was December 6,” Munar stated, loading a well-maintained Christmas tree into his truck. “My household is buying. I am simply loading what they purchase. “
Tish Ruiz from Hawai’i Foodbank Kaua’i Department reached out to see what varieties of bargains have been out there.
“My son had seven dollars to spend,” he stated. “He ended up with some books and a photograph for Mother.”
Morgan Moises Lopez got here along with his household.
“We all the time do storage gross sales in a giant method,” stated Lopez, a former Kaua’i Hawai’i Lodging and Tourism Affiliation department coordinator. “They received some mochi from Patsy (Rapozo), so we needed to fill up on these along with all the opposite bargains we received.”
Dennis Fujimoto, a employees author and photographer, will be reached at 245-0453 or firstname.lastname@example.org.