Chinese New Year celebration on Molokai

There will be a Chinese New Year celebration and historical gun exhibit at Shop 2 and Mel Chung Gunsmith in Kaunakakai from noon to 6 p.m. Friday.

The shop will be decorated to celebrate the coming “Year of the Horse,” which begins that day. Chinese snacks will be available for sample and for sale.

The historical gun exhibit is being put together by gunsmith Mel Chung. The theme of the exhibit is “Chinese and Other Military Mauser Rifles.” Children must be accompanied by an adult.

This event is being presented to perpetuate Chinese culture on Molokai, according to a news release. The shops are located behind Pascua Store and St. Damien Catholic Church. For more information, call 553-5888.