Da Taste of Kēōkea, Aug. 19
The third annual Da Taste of Kēōkea will take place at the Kēōkea Marketplace on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Food items at the event will include Aunty Pikake’s pastele stew, kalbi ribs, roast pork and Portuguese bean soup with sweetbread, boiled peanuts, quesadillas, supah shots, pasta salad, smoothies and banana lumpia, to name a few.
The free day-long event will feature local music by artists Richard Dancil and Alika Akana, the O‘ahu group Na Hoku Pa, Lia, and hula by Central Maui-based hālau, Na Hanona Kulike ‘O Pi‘ilani.
A cultural-village booth will also feature coconut craft making of items, such as button earrings and palm tree painting.
Kēōkea Homestead Farm Lots Association is inviting vendors to participate in the event. Vendors are asked offer sampler-size culinary treats, farm-fresh produce, floral arrangements, handcrafted goods and more.
The Kēōkea Marketplace is located at the 17 Mile Marker of Kula Highway at Ka‘amana Street, a quarter-mile past Grandma’s Coffee House.
For vendor information, contact Kalena Park at [email protected].