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:
Dr. Kawika Tengan
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
Awa Harvest and Processing
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.