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Kara Izumi Wins A $150 Spree At HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts


Kara Izumi needed stickers for her baby shower thank-you cards and some supplies to make cake pops, so Thursday she took a trip to HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts in Market City Shopping Center.

As she made her purchase at 1:45 p.m., MidWeek‘s representative approached Kara with a simple question. She answered correctly and instantly won a $150 HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts shopping spree. “I like shopping at HouseMart Ben Franklin because I like their selection — they have a lot of cute stuff for crafts,” said this week’s Mystery Shopper, a pharmacist. “Also, they’re always friendly.”

Kara is originally from Seattle and moved to Hawaii eight years ago. She and husband Gabriel are expecting their first child in just two weeks. In her free time, Kara enjoys making cake pops and hanging out with family and friends. She also likes to read MidWeek. “I like that it’s local and you can see people you know,” she said. “I also like the positive stories it has, and I always look at the Doctor in the House feature because I work in a hospital.”