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Annual Taro Festival Celebrates the Starchy Tuber
April 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui Food
 

Celebrate all things root veggie staple beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 3. The all-day East Maui Taro Festival is held at the Hana Ballpark and lasts until 5 p.m.


Kalo file photo by Wendy Osher.
21st East Maui Taro Festival this Weekend
April 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (2) · Maui Arts & Entertainment
 

The event is free and features a farmers market, poi pounding, arts and crafts, music and hula.


East Maui Taro Festival 2012, photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Reflections of Pekelo Cosma at 2012 Kalo Fest
April 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Featured, Maui News
 

Many of the performances at this weekend’s Maui Taro Festival were dedicated to beloved Hāna entertainer, Pekelo Cosma, who passed away in August at the age of 51.


Kalo file photo by Wendy Osher.
East Maui Senator Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Taro Festival
April 20th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui News
 

Traditional Hawaiian cultural practices are paired with a Farmers’ Market, poi pounding, food booths, arts and crafts, music and hula. The 20th Anniversary edition of the East Maui Taro Festival on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at the Hana Ball Park.


Celebrate the taro plant at the 22nd Annual East Maui Taro Festival in Hana this weekend.
Taro Pancakes and More: What to Eat at Taro Fest in Hana
April 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Food
 

The 19th annual East Maui Taro Festival will take place at the Hana Ballpark April 29 to May 1, bringing with it poi pounding demonstrations, taro pancakes, loco moco bowls and a variety of traditional foods.


East Maui Taro Festival, courtesy image.
19th Annual East Maui Taro Festival: April 29-31
April 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment
 

The community of Hana, Maui hosts the 19th Annual East Maui Taro Festival on April 29 to 31, 2011 at the Hana Ballpark.


Maui’s Taro Fest among beneficiaries of county grants
Maui’s Taro Fest among beneficiaries of county grants
June 15th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The County of Maui Office of Economic Development executed a total of $470,000 in grants benefiting Maui Economic Development Board, Inc., the East Maui Taro Festival and Ahupua`a O Molokai, according to an announcement made by Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares today. The Maui Economic Development Board, Inc. received $450,000 for business and workforce development to […]


VIDEO:  East Maui Taro Festival 2010
VIDEO: East Maui Taro Festival 2010
April 26th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The 18th Annual East Maui Taro Festival is a favorite for many who take pride in the culture and lifestyle found in Heavenly Hana.  The event featured vendors from across the island, and food booths selling favorite flavors including furikake crusted mahi, poke balls and fresh pounded poi from Kipahulu.  Our very own, Braddah Poki […]


Kalo file photo by Wendy Osher.
18th Annual East Maui Taro Festival April 24
April 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The 18th Annual East Maui Taro Festival takes place this weekend in Hana. The vent runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hana Ball Park in Hana Town. The event includes entertainment by: Halau Maui Nui a Kama under the direction of na Kumu Hula Kelii Taua and Kapono Kamaunu; Halau Hula Malani […]


MAUI WEEKEND EVENTS: TARO FEST, DAVID MALO LU’AU
MAUI WEEKEND EVENTS: TARO FEST, DAVID MALO LU’AU
April 24th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

TARO FESTIVAL The 17th Annual East Maui Taro Festival will be held tomorrow at the Hana Ballpark.  The event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and features kalo or taro, a staple, traditional, and sacred symbol of the Hawaiian people and culture.  There will be 20 food booths, more than 30 arts and craft […]