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CHRISTMAS WITH THE CHEFS MARKS 30TH ANNIVERSARY 

KAILUA-KONA, HAWAI’I ISLAND—Kick off the holiday season and celebrate the 30th year of the Big Isle’s premier holiday extravaganza at the festive Christmas with the Chefs, Saturday, Dec.1. The annual gala is on the seaside grounds of Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel from 5:30-8 p.m. Members of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Kona Kohala Chefs […]

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HAWAII COFFEE ASSOCIATION CUPPING COMPETITION

JULY 30, 2018 ~ HAWAII COFFEE ASSOCIATION HOSTS 23rd ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND 10TH ANNUAL STATEWIDE CUPPING COMPETITION Kauai, Hawaii- Coffee industry professionals from across the state assembled for the Hawaii Coffee Association’s (HCA)  23rd Annual Conference and 10th Annual Statewide Cupping Competition this past weekend at the Kauai Beach Resort located in Lihue. A robust program featured presentations […]

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28th Annual Hawaii International Tropical Fruit Conference

GET $50 DISCOUNT BEFORE AUGUST 1 FOR HTFG CONFERENCE HAWAII— The 28th Annual Hawaii International Tropical Fruit Conference is September 20-23 at Leeward Community College in Pearl City on Oahu and continues with five gatherings on the neighbor islands. Dates run consecutively September 25-29 with mini-conferences moving to Kauai, Molokai, Maui and in both Kona […]

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SAVE THE DATES FOR WAIMEA OCEAN FILM FESTIVAL

HAWAI‘I ISLAND—The 2019 annual Waimea Ocean Film Festival (Waimea Film) kicks off the new year January 1-9, in Waimea, as well as The Fairmont Orchid, Hawai‘i, Mauna Kea Resort and Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. Festival passes are available online starting July 11 at www.waimeaoceanfilm.org with extra early purchase pass rates available at that time. The Waimea Ocean Film […]

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Maui Women Inducted into International Philanthropic Culinary Group

HONOLULU – Three Maui women have been honored with induction into the Hawai‘i Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI), an invitational organization of women leaders in food, beverage and hospitality. The three 2018 inductees from Maui include Lee Anderson, executive chef and owner of Sugar Beach Events; Elizabeth McDonald, pastry chef and owner of […]

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BIG ISLAND CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL OFFERS DECADENT GALA

KOHALA COAST, HAWAI‘I ISLAND—Chocolate—in its many tempting forms–stars at the seventh annual Big Island Chocolate Festival gala 5-9 p.m. Sat., April 28 at Hapuna Beach Resort. Indulge in both savory and sweet creations prepared by top chefs and chocolatiers, plus unlimited wine and beer pours, in the spacious ballroom and twinkle-lit courtyard. More chocolatey fun […]

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KA‘U COFFEE FESTIVAL MARKS 10th ANNIVERSARY

ACTIVITIES PERK APRIL 21-MAY 6 Ka‘u, Hawai‘i Island—The 10th annual Ka‘u Coffee Festival celebrates its award-winning brew with java-jumping fun starting April 21 and culminating May 5-6 with the popular, day-long ho‘olaulea‘a and coffee college educational series. Supported by the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority and a host of community sponsors and volunteers, the Ka‘u Coffee Festival […]

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Hawaii State Public Library – Come to the Engineering Bash!

Thelma Parker Memorial Public Library 808-887-6067 Sat., February 24 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free and open to the public. Engineers Week is February 19-24 and we’re celebrating with a family-friendly Engineering Bash! Meet some of the island’s most talented engineers from Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, Pohakuloa Training Area, and the W.M. Keck Observatory, and discover the […]

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KONA HISTORICAL SOCIETY CELEBRATES SHROVE TUESDAY WITH CINNAMON BREAD

Kona Historical Society will make its famous Portuguese cinnamon bread to celebrate Shrove Tuesday. This special bake will happen on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Kona Historical Society’s stone oven, or forno, located in the pasture below its main office and its historic general store museum in Kealakekua. Two volunteers, Leila Nessen (left) and Kathy […]

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KEALAKEKUA’S TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY GENERAL STORE MUSEUM EXHIBIT REOPENS FEBRUARY 5

Kona Historical Society will reopen the historic H.N. Greenwell Store Museum to the public on Monday, February 5, 2018 on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Kona Historical Society Historical Interpreter Jim Miller shows patrons a lauhala hat, an example of one of the products that would have been bought or sold by merchants, farmers, ranchers and […]

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