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Spring into Fun at Queens’ MarketPlace~Photos with Pualani Cottontail + Koloa the Duck! 🐰🐥💐   Leave a comment

Spring into Fun at Queens’ MarketPlace~Photos with Pualani Cottontail and Koloa the Duck! 🐰🐥

Pualani Cottontail and Koloa the Duck are making their way to Queens’ MarketPlace this spring!

Join us for a free event for the whole family including photos with Pualani Cottontail and Koloa the Duck + give-a-ways for the keiki!

When: Saturday, April 20, 2019
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Where: Coronation Pavilion

Happy Easter!🌸

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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The 2nd Annual Hilo Cacao & Chocolate Festival ~ Saturday April 13th!   Leave a comment

The 2nd Annual Hilo Cacao & Chocolate Festival is coming up next month! Barefoot Chocolatini hosts this guided tour in collaboration with Hilo Sharks Chocolate Farm!

A limited number of free tours to the Hawaiian Crown Cacao Farm in Hilo will be offered during the festival on a first-come, first-served basis. For a guaranteed spot on a special guided tour to Sharkey’s Chocolate Farm in Papaikou, purchase discounted advance tickets now!

The purchase of your ticket grants you a seat in the van to and from the festival at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel to Sharkey’s Cacao Farm in Papaikou (15 minutes each way). In thirty minutes time, you will tour the orchard, see cacao trees from young seedlings to mature fruiting trees and learn how to care for them. You will see fermentation boxes, drying racks, and taste warm gooey chocolate from the melanger. This is a fun and educational teaser of a Barefoot Chocolatini tour.

Details for the festival:

Free to the public and hosted by the East Hawaii Cacao Association • See how chocolate is made from tree to bar • Free information and handouts • Cacao seedling giveaway to the first 750 attendees • Chocolate and cacao products from local chocolate makers • Silent Auction • Cacao farm tours • Chocolate Passports for premium chocolate tastings • Grand Prize drawing for Passport holders • Everyone welcome

Many thanks to our Sponsors~

County of Hawaii, Friends of Liliuokalani Gardens, Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Paradise Helicopters, Mauna Kea Cacao, Kai Ikena Farms, BEI Hawaii, HPM, and more!

VENDORS INCLUDE:

🍫2018 People’s Choice 1st place winner

Puna Chocolate Co.

🍫2018 People’s Choice 2nd place winner

Mauna Kea Cacao

🍫Hawaiian Crown

🍫Lavaloha

🍫Hilo Sharks Chocolate

🍫Ohana Cookies

🍫Aloha Bean Coffee

🍫4 Da Love of Chocolate

🍫Wild Things Hawaii

🍫SAA Chocohearts

🍫Chocolate Snob

🍫Honoka`a Chocolate Co.

🍫Leilani Chocolate

🍫Pa`auilo Chocolate

🍫A & D Orchards

🍫Barefoot Chocolatini

🍫BEI Hawaii

🍫Cacao Farmers of Hawaii

🍫Goodbye Little Fire Ants

EDUCATIONAL TABLES INCLUDE:

🍫East Hawaii Cacao Association

🍫UH Master Gardeners

🍫CTAHR

🍫Hawai`i Farmers Union United

🍫Kona Cacao Association

🍫Cacao Farmers Of Hawaii

🍫Office of Hawaiian Affairs

🍫Big Island Invasive Species Committee

🍫Hawaii Ant Lab

🍫Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers

🍫HIplan

EVENT DETAILS:

🍫Saturday, April 13, 2019

🍫9am–4pm at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

🍫71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Hawai’i

🍫http://www.barefootchocolatini.com/

Hope to see you there!

Cheers to Chocolate~

Karen

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

Free Movie Under the Stars at Queens’ Marketplace- “Wonder”~ Saturday, February 23rd!   Leave a comment

FREE Movie Presentation! Once a month, you’re invited to bring a beach chair or blanket for a free outdoor movie at dusk at the Coronation Pavilion.

Based on the New York Times bestseller, this movie tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters the fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

▪️PG | 1h 53min | Drama, Family 

▪️When: Saturday, February 23

▪️Time: Dusk ~ 6:30 pm

▪️Where: Queens’ MarketPlace Coronation Pavilion

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

13th Annual Avocado Festival!   Leave a comment

13th Annual Avocado Festival ~ Saturday, February 23, 2019! 🥑🥑🥑🥑🥑🥑🥑🥑

This year’s Avocado Festival will be held at Hale Halawai Park and Pavilion from 10am-5pm on Saturday, February 23rd!

The free, zero-waste event offers non-stop activities for attendees of all ages. Family fun includes an avocado recipe demonstration, food sampling, an avocado grafting demo, avocado tree sale, arts & crafts and healing arts. Enjoy healthful, organic, vegan foods and beverage booths serving refreshing smoothies, juices and kava drinks.

Details:

▪️Date: February 23, 2019

▪️Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

▪️Website: http://www.avocadofestival.org

▪️Venue: Hale Halawai Park and Pavilion

75-5760 Ali’i Drive Kailua-Kona, 96740

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

Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival this Saturday!   Leave a comment

Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival is this Saturday!

The festival showcases the 60+ year old cherry trees planted at Church Row Park and the Japanese tradition of viewing them – hanami.

The festival includes a variety of activities during the day at venues throughout Waimea – look for pink banners identifying site locations from the Parker Ranch Historic Homes on Mamalahoa Hwy. 190 to the Hawaiian Homestead Farmer’s Market on Hwy. 19.

Enjoy an all day lineup of Japanese and multi-cultural performing arts, plus hands-on demonstrations of bonsai, origami, traditional tea ceremony, and mochi pounding, and a host of colorful craft fairs.

Free shuttle transportation among most venues. For more info, please call 808-961-8706.

Festival Information:

▪️Date: 2/2/2019 (Saturday)

▪️Address: Church Row Park, 65-1108 Mamalahoa Hwy , Waimea, 96743

▪️Location: Waimea, HI

▪️Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m

▪️Cost/Cover: Free

▪️Web Page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/waimea-cherry-blossom-heritage-f

▪️Contact Info: (808) 961-8706

See you there!

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

Asian Fest at Queens’ MarketPlace at Waikoloa Beach Resort~Friday February 1st!   Leave a comment

Asian Fest at Queens’ Marketplace at Waikoloa Beach Resort is happening on Friday February 1st!

Come celebrate with vibrant Lion Dances, food samplings and live entertainment at this FREE event.  

Lions and Taiko Drums! Welcome the Year of the Pig at the exciting “Asian Fest” at Queens’ MarketPlace. Make sure you have your lycee (red envelope) ready with “lettuce” to feed the Lion and ensure good health and fortune in 2019.

More than Chinese New Year, Asian Fest brings together the fun and fascinating Far East traditions that came to Hawai`i and still inspire residents and visitors from everywhere!

Details:

▪️When: Friday, February 1

▪️Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

▪️Where: Queens’ MarketPlace

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

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