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Keep it Kaimuki wants you to shop Small Business Saturday

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Small Business Saturday is coming up and Kaimuki’s quaint and trending neighborhood is one of the many Hawaii communities that is hosting special events to highlight local businesses. Designer Allison Song and co-owner of The Public Pet, Jordan Lee, are co-directors of Keep It Kaimuki. They joined Hawaii Now host Jobeth Devera on set to share details about this big day happening Saturday, Nov. 24.

Keep It Kaimuki is a free, family friendly community event in the Kaimuki Business District on Small Business Saturday.

This year is the second annual event and takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Shoppers will get exclusive one-day discounts and promotions from over 40 participating Kaimuki businesses.

Shoppers will find arts and crafts, food, fashion, health and wellness, home décor, and business services from Koko Head to 8th Avenues. Participating businesses will also be offering the popular Keep It Kaimuki tote. The heavy duty canvas shopping tote will help shoppers carry their finds, plus they’ll be able and reuse it every week at participating Kaimuki businesses on Tote-ally Thursdays, and receive discounts till next year’s Keep It Kaimuki block party.

There will be complimentary valet parking at Queen Liliuokalani School at 3633 Waialae Avenue. Metered public parking is also available in the Kaimuki Municipal Parking lot or designated metered street parking.

Aloha Harvest, a nonprofit food rescue and donation organization based in Kaimuki, will receive a portion of the day’s sales from all participating Keep It Kaimuki businesses and food donated by attendees. Keep It Kaimuki 2018 will also feature live entertainment from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the main stage at Kaimuki Community Park, as well as a pop-up marketplace and the Aloha Harvest after-Thanksgiving food fundraiser. Attendees are encouraged to bring quality food for a donation to the Kaimuki nonprofit dedicated to rescuing food and delivering it free of charge to social service agencies.


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