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Kick of the holiday season at Christmas with the Chefs! Saturday December 1st🎄   Leave a comment

Kick of the holiday season and celebrate the 30th year of the Big Island’s premier holiday extravaganza!

Stroll the scenic seaside while enjoying fine local cuisine and festive libations throughout the Luau Grounds at Kamakahonu Bay.

•Tasting Stations

• Beer & Wine

• Live Music

• Silent Auction

Order tickets online at: http://www.konakohalachefs.org
Individual Tickets: $90 / VIP Tables of 10: $1250 (includes wines & table service)

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT
West Side Wines • Kona Coffee & Tea • The Spoon Shop • Host Hotel

Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel is offering a special event room rate and package. To book, call (808) 331-6330 and ask for the Christmas With The Chefs room rates.

Saturday, December 1, 2018 • 5:30 pm
Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel

CHAPTER MISSION~The ACF Kona Kohala Chefs Association members are industry leaders committed to culinary enrichments through professional development and education in our community.

The American Culinary Federation, founded in 1929, is the largest professional, not for profit organization for Chefs and Cooks in the United States. ACF membership provides opportunities for professional development, career building, and networking. More that 20,000 culinarians and food service professionals have joined the ACF for information, education, inspiration, and prestige.

The Kona-Kohala Chapter~Our Island Chapter was started in 1980 with twelve members. Today, there are more than fifty chapter members, plus a College Junior Chef Chapter and a High School Junior Chef Chapter.This group of food service professionals, vendors, and growers attend a monthly meeting on the first Wednesday of the month, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. The meetings are held at various restaurants and hotels in West Hawaii. We invite you to attend our next meeting and join our Kona-Kohala Chapter.

The Big Island of Hawaii offers many culinary events throughout the year. Our chapter holds two fundraising events. The premier Christmas event is in its 28th year and assists with scholarships for our members and student culinarians.

Our second benefit is “Culinary Arts Under the Stars” held at the Kings’ Shops. This benefit is directed towards the culinary program at Hawai`i Community College-Palamanui (through our endowment). Some proceeds from the silent auction benefit our ACF Chef and Child Foundation Program: a philanthropic arm of the ACF.

The American Culinary Federation Kona Kohala Chefs Association Charitable & Education Fund is a 501c3 non-profit organization

Hope to see you there!

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

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10th Annual Mango Festival Coming Up on Saturday July 21st~Hale Halawai in Kona!   Leave a comment

10th Annual Mango Festival

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Hale Halawai ~ Ali’i Dr. Downtown Kona

Free Community Event

Honoring our Big Island of Hawai`i Mango varieties

Featuring Mango Grafting, Growing Techniques, Mango Trees For Sale, Mango Recipe Preparation and Sampling

Agricultural Presentations

Hawaiian Cultural Hula, & Entertainment

Music and Festivities Throughout The Day

Arts & Crafts

Fun for the entire family!

ZERO WASTE

The Juiciest Event On The Island!

10 am – 5 pm

Photo + Article courtsey of: http://www.whofish.org

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

Spring Fling! A fundraising gala for Kuleana Education Academy ~ May 19th💐   Leave a comment

This year’s Spring Fling will be held Saturday May 19th at Hale Halawai from 5 to 9 pm.

Our festive gala will feature a variety of exciting entertainment events including a live band, gaming tables, gourmet pupu and dessert buffets, as well as beer, wine, and a signature cocktail for the event.

A highlight of the evening will be our Silent Auction featuring gift certificates to local restaurants, adventure activities, jewelry, art, and more!

Childcare will be available off site at Ohana Martial Arts from 5 to 9 pm. Kid’s entertainment will include a movie, dinner, and martial arts activities. Fee is $25.00 and parents must signs a waiver for Ohana Martial Arts. Ohana Martial Arts is located at 75-5759 Kuakini Hwy Suite 100, Kailua-Kona (Across from the school’s old location).

Spring Fling! A fundraising gala for Kuleana Education Academy Info:

Date: 5/19/2018 (Saturday)

Address: Hale Halawai Park, 75-5760 Ali’i Drive Kailua Kona, HI

Hours: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Cost/Cover: $25

Web Page: http://kuleanaeducation.weebly.com/

Contact Info: 808-464-3195

FAQs:

◽️Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Alcohol will be served at the event and you may be required to show proof of age.

◽️What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is available across the street at the nearby parking lots and the library. **Parking at Hale Halawai will be reserved for volunteers working at the Gala.**

◽️What can I bring into the event?

Purchases of alcohol will be cash only. Silent auction purchases can be made by cash or credit card.

Photo + Article courtsey of: http://www.whofish.org

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

Kona Orchid Show – Plant & Craft Sale~May 11th + 12th   Leave a comment

Orchid Show – Plant & Craft Sale

Pottery & Ceramics, Real Flower Jewelry, Nurturing Gemstones & Jewelry, Fine Art, Cards, Silk Fabric Art, Air Plants, Cactus & Succulents , Dragon Fruit plants, Protea Plants & Flowers, Herbs, Jams & Jellies, Local Honey & Bee Products, Heliconias & Ginger plants, fruit trees, Tropical Plants, water garden plants and more

Orchid Growing Classes Begin on the hour from 11AM – 2PM

Orchid Show – Plant & Craft Sale

Date: 5/11/2018 – 5/12/2018

Address: 75-5560 Kuakini Hwy., Old Airport Park ‘Event’ Pavilion Kailua Kona, HI

Hours: 9 AM til 6 PM

Cost/Cover: Free

Web Page: http://konaorchidsociety.org

Contact Info: Call Bob 808-333-0889

Details: Orchid Vendors from Around the Island With New Hybrids and Exotic Orchid Species!

The Kona Orchid Society (KOS) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to educating our members and the public about the collection, culture, and appreciation of orchids.  Since 1985, we have promoted fellowship among orchid enthusiasts. Our members include both individual hobbyists and commercial growers, all brought together by our common interest.

KOS usually meets at 6:00PM on the first Friday of the month.

The meeting is held at the Makua Lani Academy Bridge House Building at 74-4966 Kealakaa St., off Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.   Our membership meetings are open to the public and we welcome anyone interested in joining us.  See our schedule of upcoming events for further information.  If you have an interest in becoming a member, see our membership page.

We have wonderful meetings where we learn from many orchid experts about how to successfully grow our orchids.  After sharing a pot luck meal and listening to our guest speakers we have a time for Show and Tell.  People bring their blooming orchids and share info about what elevation they live in and the type of orchid.  It is really amazing to see the beautiful orchids people are growing!  We end with an orchid raffle.  It is really fun.  

Each year on Mother’s Day weekend (Friday and Saturday), we hold our Annual Orchid Show and Sale in the pavilion at the Old Kona Airport in Kailua-Kona. If you are in the Kailua-Kona area, you won’t want to miss it.

Admission is FREE to everyone.

Photo + Article courtsey of: http://www.whofish.org

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

12th Annual Avocado Festival~ Saturday March 3, 2018!   Leave a comment

We are proud to announce Saturday, March 3, 2018 is the date of the free 12th Annual Avocado Festival!

Hale Halawai on Ali`i Drive in Downtown Kona is the perfect seaside location for indoor and outdoor entertainment!

Our Festivities will begin with an opening `Pule at 10 am and will continue throughout the day with music and hula performances from the Hawai`i Island Band, Agricultural Presentations including Avocado Grafting with Ken Love, Avocado Growing Panel Discussion, Avocado Food Preparation Demonstration by Chef Steve Rouelle will continue until 1 pm.

Afternoon Musical performances by local musicians, Maka and Dr. Tim’s Medicine Band will continue the entertainment until 5 pm.

Our Zero Waste Event is meant to be an example of Reduce, Reuse & Recycle.

This is a free festival and we ask you support the local arts, crafts and Vegan food vendors whose booth fees cover the expenses of this Community event.

We will also be hosting an Avocado Inspired Fundraiser Dinner at 5 pm on Sunday, March 4 at Kona Queen Coffee Gardens across from the Safeway Shopping Center.

For Vendor Space, Dinner Reservations and more information please go to our website:

http://www.avocadofestival.org

12th Annual Avocado Festival~

Date: 3/3/2018 (Saturday)

Address: Hale Halawei, Ali`i Drive, Downtown Kailua Kona, HI

Hours: 10 am – 5 pm

Cost/Cover: FREE Community Event

Web Page: http://www.avocadofestival.org

Contact Info: Randyl Rupar 808 936-5233

Photo + Article courtsey of: http://www.whofish.org

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com