Kalo & Awa Day

Free event celebrating the culture and traditions of kalo (taro) & awa. The festival includes workshops, local farmers, tastings, walking tours, live music, and more. 

Event starts at 9am with a welcome  by Hi'ipaka LLC Executive Director Richard Pezzulo.

This year will feature the following speakers: 

Kihei Nahale'a

Danny BIshop

Kaila Alva

Jari Sugano

Duke Morgan

Issac Runnels

Anthony Deluz


Dr. Kawika Tengan

Kealoha Domingo

Topics to be discusses and demonstrations on:

Farming & Hawaiian Culture

Kalo Farming & Ohana

Story Telling of origin of Kalo

Pest and Disease in Kalo solutions

 Kalo 101

Awa Harvest and Processing

and more

Join in on the Kalo Recipe Contest.  Entrants must have recipes submitted with the dish, we will have cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.

Entries must be submitted by 2 pm at Pikake Pavilion. Winners will be announced at 3 pm.

Come see the Hawaiian crafts, food, art, interactive stations ,music, community outreach organizations and more.