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4th Annual World Oceans Day at Hapuna Beach ~ June 8th!   Leave a comment

Celebrate the fourth annual World Oceans Day at Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area’s South Pavilion on June 8, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free, except for a $5 parking fee at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area for non-Hawai‘i residents.

Activities include a recycling station, marine debris prevention event, hydration station, 19 education booths, and a beach cleanup from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Keiki can earn a prize for visiting more than six informational booths.

Participating organizations at World Oceans Day include: Hawaii Wildlife Fund, National Park Service, Eyes of the Reef Hawai’i, Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative, Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail, Hawaiian Island Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuaries, Coral Reef Alliance, Kahaluu Bay Education Center, West Hawaii Aquatic Entanglement Response Network, DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources, Dolphin Quest, Keep Puako Beautiful, Lynker Technologies LLC, Liquid Robotics, US Army Corps of Engineers, and Ke Kai Ola The Marine Mammal Center.

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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2019 Big Island Chocolate Festival🍫April 26th + 27th!   Leave a comment

2019 Big Island Chocolate Festival🍫🍫

Make your life even sweeter by attending the Eighth Annual Big Island Chocolate Festival, April 26 & 27, 2019 at The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort. From chocolate cooking demonstrations and a unique tequila and chocolate pairing event, to the fun and festive gala of all galas, our annual event is the sweetest (and savoriest) event of the year!

The 2019 gala event will be held on Saturday, April 27 and the ticket price includes unlimited tastings at more than 25 food stations, unlimited beer and wine pours from our various sponsors, an all-you-can-enjoy chicken mole bar, signature cocktails, DJ and live music, a fabulous silent auction and all around chocolate-themed fun. Limited Early Bird and VIP gala tickets are available starting November 23, 2018. With VIP tickets you’ll enjoy early access (before general admission opens), reserved tables and a private bar.

For the fifth year in a row The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort. is offering fantastic room packages that include gala and event tickets. The schedule is updated often so sign up for our emails and like us on Facebook.

The Big Island Chocolate Festival is presented by the Kona Cacao Association, Inc. (KCA) The mission and goal of this non-profit organization is to promote the cacao industry on the Big Island of Hawai‘i by presenting BICF as an educational and outreach opportunity for local cacao farmers, the hospitality industry and cacao enthusiasts. We encourage you to become a member of KCA and support our cause.

ADDITIONAL EVENTS (tickets available after February 15, 2019 – Like us on Facebook to stay up-to-date):

(4/26/19) – Cacao Farm Seminars/Workshops — Perfect for the current and aspiring cacao farmers seeking to learn the latest techniques, industry updates, processing and more.

(4/26/19) – Original Hawaiian Chocolate Factory Farm Tour— Take a behind-the-scenes peek at how cacao becomes our favorite sweet and savory treat.

(4/27/19) – Cooking Demonstrations — Enjoy a range of culinary cooking and technique demonstrations from local chefs to uplevel your cooking skills!

We look forward to seeing you there!🍫

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

Culinary Arts Under the Stars ~ Friday February 8th at the Kings’ Shops!   Leave a comment

Culinary Arts Under the Stars at the Kings’ Shops at Waikoloa Beach Resort is coming up on Friday February 8th!

Please join us for the 7th year of this premier culinary extravaganza presented by Kings Shops. Stroll under the stars and sample fine cuisine from local chefs at tasting stations throughout the center. Sip beer or wine and enjoy the music of Grammy award-winning guitarist, Jeff Peterson.

This year’s event will benefit the Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative a local nonprofit organization working to preserve, protect and restore native dry forest in Waikoloa.

There will be an exciting silent auction with art, luxury items, gift certificates to amazing restaurants and adventure packages. All proceeds will benefit their conservation and education programs.

Culinary Arts Under the Stars Info:

▪️Date: 2/8/2019 (Friday)

▪️Address: Kings’ Shops at Waikoloa Beach Resort, 69-250 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa, HI

▪️Hours: 5:30 pm

▪️Cost/Cover: General $45

▪️Web Page: https://waikoloadryforest.org

▪️Contact Info: 8084942208

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

Wiliwili Festival ~ Sunday February 3rd!   Leave a comment

The 8th Annual Wiliwili Festival hosted by Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative and Waikoloa Village Towncenter is coming up on Saturday, February 3rd at the Waikoloa Stables from 9am-3pm. The Wiliwili Festival is free and has activities for the whole family! We’ll be bringing together leaders in conservation and cultural preservation from around the island and the State to share their work with the public and information about how to get involved in some of the incredible work going on in our community. Activities will include games and a scavenger hunt for kids, a native plant sale and free lectures and workshops for adults and older children. There will also be live music and food vendors throughout the day. Our famous silent auction will also take place from 9am to 1pm and you can find gift certificates for local restaurants, hotels, and tours as well as art, fashion, collectibles, housewares and more!

WDFI will be hosting guided tours of the Waikoloa Dry Forest Preserve throughout the day with tours leaving from the Waikoloa Stables every hour between 8am and 1pm. Hawaii Forest & Trail will provide transportation for the excursions where participants will see ancient wiliwili trees, learn about the native dry forest ecosystem and the progress toward restoration that WDFI has made since 2011.

The preserve will also be open to visitors from 9am-2pm and trails will be open for hiking. Tours fill up fast and advanced reservations are recommended.

To book a tour, please email jen@waikoloadryforest.org or call us at (808) 494-2208. Please indicate the tour time and number of people you’d like to sign up.

Free lectures and workshops will be occurring throughout the day and are free to attend with no reservation necessary. Talks will include updates about coastal and forest projects, the recent volcanic eruption, wiliwili trees in Hawaiian ecology and cultural practices and lei making. Here is our lineup:

Talks:

▪️10:00am Forest Health in Hawaii JB Friday, Extension Forester, UH CTAHR

▪️10:30am Kilauea Eruption Don Swanson, Volcanologist, USGS

▪️11:30pm Try Wait Update Panel Discussion

▪️12:00pm South Kohala Coastal Action Plan Update Julia Rose, Coordinator South Kohala Coastal Partnership

▪️12:30pm Wiliwili Emily Grave, UH Manoa

▪️1:00pm Waikoloa Dry Forest Jen Lawson, WDFI

Workshops & Demos:

▪️10:00am Introduction to Haku Lei with Pua & Malia Heimuli

▪️11:00am Wiliwili Hula Ki’i with Auili’i Mitchell

▪️12:00pm Lau Hala Weaving & Other Traditional Crafts with Solomon Apio

You’ll also find WDFI merchandise for sale and native plants and growing guides to take home. Please join us for this fun, free, family-friendly event and show your support for the Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative and our extended conservation community!

Details:

▪️Wiliwili Festival

▪️Date: 2/3/2019 (Sunday)

▪️Address: Waikoloa Stables, 68-1936 Waikoloa Rd Waikoloa, HI

▪️Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

▪️Cost/Cover: Free

▪️Web Page: https://waikoloadryforest.org/wiliwili-festival

▪️Contact Info: Contact Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative at (808) 494-2208 or email: jen@waikoloadryforest.org

En Pointe Brilliance Concert at Kahilu Theater~January 27th!   Leave a comment

En Pointe Brilliance Concert at Kahilu Theater!

In the second installment of the 2018-19 season at Kahilu Theatre, we warmly welcome the winners of our annual Madeline Schatz-Harris Youth Concerto Competition to the stage.

En Pointe Brilliance showcases three of the State of Hawai‘i’s young, and incredibly talented, musicians as they perform alongside the full Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra.

The youth concerto competition concert is always a season highlight and not one to be missed!

Details:

▪️En Pointe Brilliance

◾️Date: 1/27/2019 (Sunday)

▪️Location: Kahilu Theatre, 67-1186 Lindsey Rd, Waimea, HI 96743

▪️Hours: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

▪️Cost/Cover: $50

▪️Web Page: http://www.kamuelaphil.org/event/en-pointe-brilliance/

▪️Contact Info: 808-885-6868

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

Ke Ola 10th Anniversary Concert at Waikoloa Bowl at Queens’ Marketplace ~ January 19, 2019!   Leave a comment

Ke Ola 10th Anniversary Concert takes place on January 19th at the Waikoloa Bowl at Queens’ Marketplace!

Join Ke Ola Magazine to celebrate ten years of
Hawaii Island’s Community Magazine

FEATURING:

▪️Kahulanui

▪️Alii Keanaaina

▪️Kalapana Awa Band with Ikaika Marzo

▪️Hoku Pa’a with Darlene Ahuna, Tani Waipa and Duane Yamada

▪️EMCEE – Ku’ehu Mauga

Tickets:

~$25 General Admission (Bring your own blankets and beach chairs)

~$45 VIP seats in the orchestra pit

Keiki 12 and under are FREE

Tickets available at:

▪️ticketswest.com

▪️Basically Books, Hilo

▪️UPS Store, Waimea

▪️Akamai Art Supply, Kona

Concert Details:

When: Saturday, January 19

Time: 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Where: Waikoloa Bowl at Queens’ MarketPlace at Waikoloa Beach Resort.

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

Happy HalloQueen at Queens’ MarketPlace at Waikoloa Beach Resort~ October 31st!   Leave a comment

Happy HalloQueen at Queens’ MarketPlace at Waikoloa Beach Resort takes place on October 31st!

Bring the Ohana and fill your goody bags with treats from participating stores and “spooktacular” giveaways from stations situated around the shopping center!

When: Wed., October 31, 2018

Time: 5:00-7:00 pm

Where: Queens’ MarketPlace

Happy Halloween 👻🎃💀

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com