21st Annual
Taste of the Hawaiian Range

Sept. 9, 2016
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Hilton Waikoloa Village, Island of Hawai`i

Room Packages

Hawai’i residents eager to savor the flavors of the Taste can take advantage of Hilton Waikoloa Village’s Taste of the Hawaiian Range Package with rates starting at $239 + tax per room on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. This Kama’aina Special also includes two tickets to the Taste of the Hawaiian Range. MORE >>

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Contact Us
General Event information: Gina Bagarino at 808-322-4892.
For Exhibitor Booth information:

S. Jill Ficke-Beatoncall 808-885-6602 X 102 or (C)808-937-0314
Special Assistance:
If you have a disability or need any special assistance, please contact Gina at 808-322-4892 no later than August 9, 2016.
June 1, 2016
Starting today Taste of the Hawaiian Rangetickets are available on our website.

21st Annual Taste of the Hawaiian Range Tickets are $45 in advance ($60 at the door)

Gala Event
Taste pasture-raised beef, lamb, mutton and goat raised on the Hawaiian range, as well as locally produced pork, both domestic and wild. These meats and an array of locally-grown vegetables and tropical fruits are prepared into amazing dishes by more than 30 of Hawai`i’s premier chefs. 6:00-8:00 p.m. MORE>>

Join us for an Exclusive Cooking Demo – $10

Cooking Grass-fed Beef 101
Presented by O’ahu chefs Kevin Hanney and Jason “J” Schoonover from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. MORE>>


Lots to See, Do and Experience

Watch last year’s Taste of the Hawaiian Range 
2015 Taste of the Hawaiian Range – Celebrating 20 Years (2:26 min.)

Whendi Grad and Jillian Scheme of Big Island Beesdescribe the benefits of participating in the Taste of the Hawaiian Range. (1:45 min.)

Our Supporters
Mealani’s Taste of the Hawaiian Range and Agriculture Festival provides a venue for sustainable agricultural education, encouragement and support of locally produced ag products.

Supported by the College of Agriculture, Forestry & Natural Resource Management, University of Hawai’i at Hilo; College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai’i at Manōa; County of Hawai’i Department of Environmental Management; County of Hawai’i Department of Research & Development; Edible Hawaiian Islands; Fern Gavelek Communications; Hafner Creative Communications; Hawai’i Community College; Hawaii Beef Producers; Hawaii Cattlemen’s Association; Hawai’i Cattlemen’s Council; Hawai’i Farm & Food; Hawai’i Magazine; Hilton Waikoloa Village; Kamehameha Schools Land Asset Division; Kamuela Grown; KTA SuperStores; Kulana Foods; Pacific Media Group – KBIG, KAPA