Launch Of Housemart

Owners Paul Mizoguchi and Guy Kamitaki hosted guests at the Nov. 3 brand relaunch of their Ace Hardware and Ben Franklin Craft stores, which will now be called HouseMart. The celebration included a cake-cutting ceremony and giveaways at their ‘Ele’ele, Kapa’a and Lihu’e locations. It was a busy day for the locally owned business, which also played host to the ninth annual Christmas Craft Fair at Kaua’i War Memorial Convention Hall. To learn more, go to

Photos by Amanda C. Gregg