On The Campaign Trail

A gingerbread house decorating contest for nonprofit organizations is being hosted by the Friends of Napua Greig-Nakasone for Council.

Gingerbread homes will be dropped off to the organizations Nov. 30. The decorated homes will need to be dropped off at the Mayor Hannibal Tavares Community Center in Pukalani by 2 p.m. Dec. 2.

The homes will be judged during Greig-Nakasone’s “Christmas in the Country” luau campaign event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 2. Judging ballots will be given to all attendees, with ballots counted at 7 p.m.

All decorations must be 100 percent edible. The entry with the highest amount of votes wins a cash prize of $200.

To enter, see Greig-Nakasone’s Facebook page.

The luau will feature Greig-Nakasone’s Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka along with Leohone, the Lim Family and Kapena.

Tickets are $20. Keiki 8 and under are free.

Tickets are available at Native Intelligence in Wailuku.

Greig-Nakasone is seeking the Maui County Council’s Upcountry residency seat.

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On The Campaign Trail

Kalua pig fundraiser set for Wednesday

Maui County Council candidate Joe Blackburn will hold a kalua pig fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, his campaign announced.

Tickets may be picked up at Blackburn’s office at the corner of Vineyard and North Market streets in Wailuku. Or, tickets can be ordered online at www.blackburn4council.com. They’re also available by calling 757-3045 or 442-6462.

Blackburn is seeking the council’s Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu residency seat.