Saturday, April 30, 2016

Cash Prizes and Tasty Treats - 2016 Ka'u Coffee Recipe Contest

The 2016 Ka'u Coffee Recipe Contest will offer nearly $2,000 in cash prizes. The event takes place Saturday, May 14, at the Ka'u Coffee Mill, however those who wish to compete must enter an application before Monday, May 9. Miss Holly T will emcee and attendees are welcomed to enjoy live music, tour the facility and taste the many kinds of original foods from desserts to main dishes, made with Ka'u Coffee. For more about the event, call Lisa Wright at 928-0550. Photos by Jesse Tunison from prior events.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Kicking Off 2016 - Pa'ina & Open House

Join us in celebration as we kickoff the 10-days of our 2016 Ka'u Coffee Festival with the Pa'ina & Open House event at the Pahala Plantation House on Friday, May 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Hawai'i Farmers Union United and the Ka'u Chamber of Commerce, features fresh foods grown locally and music by various artists including Bolo and Friends. El Leo, the Jarican Express, led by East Ka'u's state Senator, Russell Ruderman, will play Kachi Kachi Puerto Rican music. Entry is free for all; donations for the Miss Ka'u Coffee Scholarship fund will be accepted. For more details please call 928-9811. Photos by Jesse Tunison from previous events.