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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Online auction: Pupukea-Paumalu benefit

Advertiser Staff and News Services

If you're a surfing or Jack Johnson fanatic, or just want to help a good cause, check out the Campaign for Pupukea-Paumalu Benefit Online Auction to help the North Shore Community Land Trust purchase 1,129 acres at Pupukea and Paumalu as preservation land.

Guitars signed by Johnson and Kokua Festival musicians including Jackson Browne, and surfboards signed by Kelly Slater, Pancho Sullivan, Rochelle Ballard and others, are up for bid at www.jackjohnsonmusic.com through tomorrow.

— Derek Paiva


Still looking for something different and made in Hawai'i for that special someone on your list? The Mission Houses Museum has Island gifts and holiday decorations galore, including this gorgeous calabash by Jon Tuthill of Manoa, whose work is sold exclusively at the museum shop.

Other ideas: woodrose wreaths and swags of silverleaf protea from the Big Island and Maui, ceramics by Eric Higa, Hawaiian quilts and quilted pillows, quilt kits and special thimbles. Extended holiday hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday through Dec. 30.

—Paula Rath


"It's definitely kept us together and kept us sane. It gives you tools for everyday living. It's very much like 'treat others like you want to be treated yourself.' "

KELLY PRESTON | former Honolulan, of the impact of Scientology on her 14-year marriage to John Travolta, on "Extra" TV