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Opera on the Rocks at the Westin Hapuna Beach Resort ~ Tonight + Tomorrow!   Leave a comment

Opera on the Rocks TONIGHT + TOMORROW at the Westin Hapuna Beach Resort!

A perennial festival favorite performance featuring HPAF Faculty and Professional Fellow Artists.

Date: 6/29/2019 – 6/30/2019

Address: The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, 62-100 Kauna’oa Drive, Waimea, HI 96743

Hours: Saturday: 7:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm

Cost/Cover: General Admission: $65

Web Page: https://www.hawaiiperformingartsfestival.org/event/opera-on-

Contact Info: (808) 880-1111

Happy Weekend!

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

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

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

Kealii Reichel & Hawane Rios Benefit Concert for HCCOH~Saturday October 20th!   Leave a comment

Kealii Reichel & Hawane Rios Benefit Concert for the Hawaiian Cultural Center of Hamakua is on Saturday October 20, 2018!

Kings’ Shops is happy to join the efforts of the Hawaiian Cultural Center of Hamakua (HCCOH) to put on a fabulous night of fundraising through food, libations and the beautiful voices of Hawane Rios and world famous Kealii Reichel. Darde Gamayo will emcee the night’s festivities. All proceeds raised from ticket sales will go directly to the center via The Hilo-Hamakua Community Development Corporation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the acting fiscal agent for HCCOH.

Tickets for the concert only are $50 each. The concert will start at 7 p.m. Seating will be by sections with no assigned seating. You will get seated in your sections on a first come, first serve basis.

Tickets for food tastings from our fabulous Kings’ Shops restaurants and Kohala Coast neighboring restaurants will start at 5:30 p.m. at the Roy’s Waikoloa Bar & Grill entrance of Kings’ Shops. We will feature Roy’s Waikoloa Bar & Grill, Foster’s Kitchen, A-Bay’s Island Grill, Tommy Bahama Restaurant, Mai Grille by Chef Hess and Lava Lava Beach Club. The $100 ticket gets you the food tastings, entrance to the beer & wine garden at center stage with live entertainment from the Hawaiian Cultural Center of Hamakua and preferred seating for the concert. Again, seating will be by sections and no assigned seating, but the preferred section will be closer to the stage than general seating. You will get seated in your sections on a first come, first serve basis.

The $150 ticket will allow you to enjoy the food tastings, beer & wine garden, premium seating for the concert (within the first 2 rows) with no assigned seats, and a personal meet and greet with Kealii Reichel at a private champagne reception after the concert. Tickets are very limited.

$100 & $150 ticketholders check in at the reception table at the Roy’s Waikoloa Bar & Grill entrance starting at 5:15 p.m. You will need to provide your paper ticket, online ticket printout, or ID for will call tickets to gain entrance – no exceptions. Food tents and the beer & wine garden will shut down promptly at 7 p.m.

$50 ticketholders check in at the reception table near Michael Kors starting at 6:45 p.m. You will need to provide your paper ticket, online ticket printout, or ID for will call tickets to gain entrance – no exceptions.

More Information~

▪️Date: 10/20/2018 (Saturday)

▪️Location: Kings’ Shops, 69-250 Waikoloa Beach Drive Waikoloa, HI

▪️Hours: 5:30 PM

▪️Cost/Cover: $52.74 w/service fee

▪️Web Page: http://www.hccoh.org

▪️Contact Info: 808-494-0626

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