Kapalua Wine & Food Festival

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The 36th Annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival will be taking place this weekend from June 8th to June 11th. This is the longest running food and wine event in the United States. Taking place at the Kapalua resort, this event was created to showcase fine wines and the culinary talents from international vendors.

Events during the 4 day festival include the Golf Tournament taking place at The Bay Course in Kapalua, cooking demonstration with Andrew Sutton of Disney’s Napa Rose restaurant, cooking demonstration with celebrity chef Cat Cora of Iron Chef, Maui’s top restaurants showcasing seafood at the Seafood Festival and various wine tasting seminars.

All information regarding this event can be found on the Kapalua Wine & Food Festival website here.

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Coming Up This Weekend!

Coming up this weekend the Construction Industry of Maui’s Home Show.  The CIM Home Show will be taking place Friday June 10th, from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday June 11th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  This event will take place at the War Memorial Gymnasium.  This is a great opportunity to talk to professionals about your current or upcoming home project, learn about new product, or become more energy-efficient.  Learn more about the CIM Home Show here.

Starting Thursday June 9th and continuing through Sunday June 12th, the 35th Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival!  This is the longest running food and wine event in the United States.  The invitation only and 4-day pass holder Welcome Reception starts on Thursday at 5:00 pm on the lower lawn of the Plantation House Restaurant.  Friday starts the Festival Golf Tournament at 7:00 am on The Bay Course Kapalua (tickets for the golf tournament sold separately).  Come enjoy the best in food, wine, and everything Hawaiian!  The Kapalua Wine And Food Festival page has all the information on ticket purchase and schedule of events!

Enjoy your week and weekend!

Weekly Events

The 34th annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival kicks off this Thursday June 11th at the Ritz Carlton.  The invitation only Master Class Introduction to Wine Tasting.  This class is for industry professional looking to unlock clues in wine tasting flavors and aromas.  Starting Friday June 12th events for those with tickets and 4 day passes begin.  All events showcase various wines.  The Grand Tasting Kapalua Style at the Montage on Friday from 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm will showcase premium wines paired with delicious cuisine. The event concludes with the Seafood Festival at the Ritz-Carlton on Sunday from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm.  14 of Maui’s finest restaurants will compete for the “Best of the Fest” award.  All events are 21 years and over.  To get more information on the festival including the schedule of events, visit their website here.

June 11th and 12th is the Maui Upcountry Ag and Farm Fair at the Oskie Rice Field and Arena.  Hours for both Saturday an Sunday are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.  The 4-H auction will be presented by the children that have raised them throughout the year.  Lots of games and activities just for kids under the Keiki Boot Tent.  Entertainment and good eating will be had by all throughout the weekend!  Check their Facebook page here for updates on the event.

HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts summer keiki Crafts Class starts Monday June 15th through Friday June 19th at HouseMart in its Queen Kaahumanu Center store.  For children 8-10 years class will be held from 10 am to 12 noon.  For ages 11 and older, class will be held from 1 pm to 3 pm.  Cost is $20 per day or $60 for all 5 days.  Children will about different techniques, and have a different theme each day.   Space is limited and pre-registration is recommended.  Visit their website here for the class brochure and registration form.

Kapalua Wine and Food Festival

The 33rd annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival is happening now!  Enjoy not only fine wine but fine foods as well.  Since the first event in 1981, the festival has grown to incorporate fine dining experiences as well as cooking demonstrations, a golf tournament, tennis clinics and much more.  This year the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival grand finale on Sunday will showcase 15 of Maui’s top chefs for the Seafood Festival.

Information including tickets, participants, and event schedules can be found here.