Kula, HI – 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 – these are among the delectables on tap for “Da Taste of Kēōkea” event Aug. 19 at the Keokea Marketplace.
Kēōkea Homestead Farm Lots Association invites vendors to participate in the third annual event. Vendors are invited to offer sampler-size culinary treats, farm-fresh produce, floral arrangements, handcrafted goods and more.
The event will take place on Saturday, August 19th from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.
Daylong local musical entertainment will include local recording artists Richard Dancil and Alika Akana, the O‘ahu group Nā Hōkū Pā, Lia, and hula by Central Maui-based hālau, Nā Hanona Kūlike ‘O Pi‘ilani.
A cultural-village booth will feature coconut craft making of items, such as button earrings and palm tree painting.
The Kēōkea Marketplace is at the 17 mile marker of Kula Highway at Ka‘amana Street, a quarter-mile past Grandma’s Coffee House.
Admission is free.