Na Wahine Kiekie

The Kaua’i Historical Society hosted its annual fundraiser Na Wahine Kiekie Women of Distinction Nov. 12 at Kaua’i Marriott Resort & Beach Club. The event honored the lives of Chiefess Kamakahelei and Emma Kauikeolani Napoleon Mahelona Wilcox. Among the evening’s highlights were music by Kupaoa, Chef Guy Higa’s ono beet soup and a silent auction with items that included a Coco Palms clamshell sink and restored koa furniture. To learn more, visit

Photos by Amanda C. Gregg