CafAfA newest amenity in AHFH community
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Don Payuio, left, of Hawaiian Paradise Coffee prepares an espresso machine for opening day at the new Muddy Waters Café in the Kalakaua Community Center, here. The cafe, owned and run by Julie Loo, right, is the first retail operation set up by the Army Hawaii Family Housing partnership at Schofield.

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - A neighborhood cafAfA will be the newest amenity Army Hawaii Family Housing (AHFH) residents can look forward to.

Muddy Waters CafAfA, located in the Kalakaua Community Center, here, is scheduled to open Aug. 8, and will be the first retail operation set up by the AHFH partnership.

"The cafAfA will be a great compliment to our community center amenities," said Jerry Schmitz, development manager with Actus Lend Lease. "We look forward to it being a gathering place for friends and neighbors residing in AHFH communities, as well as people who work at Schofield."

Muddy Waters CafAfA will offer a delicious variety of fresh-baked cakes and cookies, as well as breakfast and lunch items. An extensive beverage menu will feature hot and iced coffees, smoothies, Italian sodas and juices.

The cafAfA will open Aug. 8 at 6 a.m., with a grand opening celebration 10 a.m.-noon. Festivities include a Hawaiian blessing and hula, gift card and T-shirt giveaways, samplings, face paintings, balloon animals, and live music by Boogie Blues.

In the evening, patrons can enjoy blues music by Slim Jr., 7-9 p.m. For more details about cafAfA hours and menu offerings, visit <a href="http://www.ArmyHawaiiFamilyHousing.com">www.ArmyHawaiiFamilyHousing.com</a>.

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