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RE/MAX Lava Luxury Opens at Waikoloa Kingsʻ Shops

WAIKOLOA BEACH RESORT, HAWAII ISLAND —Today, Chris Fidelibus of Oahu and Peggy Kent of the Big Island announce the opening of RE/MAX Lava Luxury, the newest, full service Real Estate brokerage on the Big Island of Hawaii located in the Kings’ Shops at Waikoloa Beach Resort. Fidelibus is the current owner of RE/MAX Honolulu and Kent is a retired, long-term […]

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TASTY KONA OPENS IN HISTORIC KAILUA VILLAGE

Boutique Inspired by Ka‘u Coffee Shop KAILUA-KONA, HI—Stocked with Hawai‘i-made treats and treasures—plus fun and handy gifts geared for the traveler—Tasty Kona officially opened its doors June 6. Festivities included a ribbon cutting, coffee tasting, entertainment, giveaways and pet adoptions with Kohala Animal Relocation and Education Services (KARES). A percentage of sales also benefited KARES. […]

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SAVE THE DATE FOR 31st FRUIT CONFERENCE OCTOBER 8-9

HAWAII— “Mango Makers and Food Preservers” is the title of the 31st Hawaii International Tropical Fruit Conference October 8-9 at the Maui County Business Resource Center. The 2021 conference will be both in-person and virtual and continue with mini-sessions and tours in Molokai, Oahu, Kauai, Hilo and Kona October 10-14.  Geared to farmers, educators, orchard managers […]

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HAWAII COFFEE ASSOCIATION HOSTS VIRTUAL CONFRENCE AND NAMES STATEWIDE CUPPING COMPETITION WINNERS

HAWAII—The Hawaii Coffee Association hosted its first virtual conference on Thurs. and Fri., June 24 and 25. The industry’s statewide non-profit organization indefinitely delayed its 25th annual conference and statewide cupping competition in 2020 due to COVID restrictions. The 12th cupping competition was done remotely with winners announced at the culmination of today’s conference. The program featured […]

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Hawaii Coffee Assoc. Virtual Statewide Cupping Competition on June 24-25

Cupping Competition Entry Deadline May 21  HAWAII—The statewide Hawaii Coffee Association (HCA) presents an informative two-day webinar featuring coffee industry leaders, researchers and educators. The June 24-25th event is a free resource for its association members and the broader community. In addition, HCA hosts the 12th annual Statewide Coffee Cupping Competition with winners announced June 25 at […]

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Tune In to Virtual Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival

WAIMEA, HAWAI‘I ISLAND—Church Row Park’s historic planting of cherry trees has turned the town pink and in celebration the new 2021Virtual Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival is available for viewing via Na Leo TV starting March 12.  The virtual festival will air 7 p.m. March 12 on Spectrum TV Channel 53 or via online channel […]

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BIG ISLAND CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL CANCELS FOR 2020 – NEW DATES SET FOR 2021

KOHALA COAST, HAWAI‘I ISLAND—Due to limitations on the size of groups during COVID-19, the Big Island Chocolate Festival is cancelled for 2020. The next festival will be April 30-May 1, 2021 at the Westin Hapuna Beach Resort.    Presented by the Kona Cacao Association (KCA), festival proceeds annually benefit a variety of local non-profits. The […]

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NEW NAME FOR FRIENDS OF NELHA: KEAHOLE CENTER FOR SUSTAINABILITY

KEAHOLE-KONA, HAWAI‘I ISLAND—The nonprofit that provides guided, public tours at NELHA’s Hawai‘i Ocean and Science Technology Park is rebranding with a new name and vision.  The Friends of NELHA, also known as FON, has rebranded as the Keahole Center for Sustainability (KCS).  Founded as the Friends of NELHA in 2001, the organization will continue to […]

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Hawaii Coffee Assoc. Presents 2020 Webinar Series June 24 & 25

HAWAII—The Hawaii Coffee Association (HCA) Webinar Series is provided June 24-25 as a free resource for its association members and broader community. Each session is designed to provide important updates on the effects of the pandemic on the Hawaii coffee industry and on the coffee industry at large. In addition, the series addresses other useful […]

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BIG ISLAND CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL RESCHEDULES to AUGUST 14-15

KOHALA COAST, HAWAI‘I ISLAND—In the wake of the COVID virus, the 9th Big Island Chocolate Festival has rescheduled from May 1-2 to August 14-15, 2020. The two-day chocolate extravaganza will be headquartered from The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort. Activities for the eco-tourism festival include guided cacao plantation tours, several agriculture-themed and culinary seminars, plus a […]

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