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Breadfruit Festival 2012 Mahalo

Festival Sponsors

Hawai‘i Tourism Authority—Kūkulu Ola–Living Hawaiian Culture Program administered by the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement
Doc Buyers Fund at Hawai‘i Community Foundation
Kamehameha Schools
Office of Hawaiian Affairs
Ke Ola Magazine
Kamehameha Investment Corporation
West Hawai‘i Community College Culinary Arts Program
Big Island Resource Conservation and Development
Service Rentals
Hawai‘i Forest and Trail
Aloha Springs Water

Contest Prize Donations

Kamehameha Investment Corporation
Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa
Fairmont Orchid
Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel
Dolphin Quest
Body Glove Cruises
Ocean Sports
Fair Winds Cruises
Kohala Zipline
Sam Choy’s Kai Lanai
Keauhou Shopping Center
Huggo’s
Roy’s
Kona Coffeehouse & Café
Coffee Shack
Kona Brewing Company
Volcano Island Honey Company
Big Island Brewhaus
Big Island Bees
Starbucks Hawai‘i
Hawai‘i Volcano Sea Salt
Sunshine Nursery
Greenwell Farms
Mauna Kea Tea

Presenters

Hālau Hula Nā Pua U‘i O Hawai‘i, Kumu Hula Etua Lopes
Beamer-Solomon Hālau O Po‘ohala, Kumu Hulali Solomon Covington
Sam Choy
Kumu Auli‘i Mitchell
Kumu Ryan McCormack
‘Anakala Isaiah Kealoha
Kaliko Beamer-Trapp
Jerry Konanui
Kanae Keawe
Keahi Thomas
Mau Piailug Satawal ‘Ohana
Lima Tamasese ‘Ohana
Shirley Kauhaihao
Mariposa Blanco
Kua O Ka Lā students
Diana Aki and her band
Kahikina’s Nahenahe ‘Ohana with Auntie Irma DiCenzo
Diane Ragone
Angela Kay Kepler
Wesley Sen
Lehua McCandless-Sen
Ilima Choy
Leilani Iokia-Hooke
Kainalu Tolentino
Ian Cole
Craig Elevitch
Noa Kekuewa Lincoln
Keone Turalde
Aloha Quilters of Kailua-Kona
Katrina Spinola
Caren Loebel-Fried
George Place
Chantal Chung
Peter Hanohano
Jim Cain
Susie Osborne

Cooking contest Judges

Chef Devin Lowder
Chef Edwin Goto
Joan Namkoong
Chef Olelo pa‘a Faith Ogawa
Peneku Kihoi
Sonia R. Martinez

Special thanks

Kamehameha Schools—Land Assets Division
Betty Saiki
David Fuertes
Keikialoha Kekipi
Students of Kua O Ka Lā PCS
Nancy Ginter-Miller
Mark Miller
Ngaire Gilmour
Pedro Tama
John Antonelli
Kanoa & Mark Kimball
Vheissu & Carolyn Keffer
Tommy Hing
Shannon Casey
Isaac Tanaka
Diana DeRosa
Charley & Terry Olden
Luis Castillo
Cindy Walsh
Keola Childs
Bernard Matatumua-Vermeulen
Valery O’Brien
Aloha Reeves
Manuel Rego
Brian Kiyabu
Lise Marden Smith
Donkey Mill Art Center
Sam Choy’s Kai Lanai
Keauhou Beach Resort
Keauhou Farmers Market
Living Arts Gallery
Duke Morgan
Connie Firestone
Fia Agneta Mattice
Waimea Instant Printing
Birds and Buds Nursery
Ginger Hill Farm
Keauhou Beach Resort
Kona Lions Club
Kealakekua Ranch Center
Koa Puna MC
Keopuka Square Shopping Center

Breadfruit Festival goes bananas 2012 Logistics Team

Andrea Dean, co-director
Craig Elevitch, co-director
Peter van Dyke
Diane Ragone
Les Apoliona
Denise Kauhi
Dana Shapiro
Sonia R. Martinez
Eddie Pollock
Betty Saiki
Susie Osborne
Nancy Ginter-Miller

Breadfruit Festival goes bananas 2012 convening organizations

Hawai‘i Homegrown Food Network
Breadfruit Institute of the National Tropical Botanical Garden
Amy B. H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden
Big Island Resource Conservation and Development
Kua O Ka Lā Public Charter School
Ho‘oulu Lāhui

Ho‘oulu ka ‘Ulu Planning Committee

Craig Elevitch, Director, Hawai‘i Homegrown Food Network
Andrea Dean, Director, Hawai‘i Homegrown Food Network
Diane Ragone, Director, Breadfruit Institute of National Tropical Botanical Garden
Hannah Kihalani Springer, Ethnographer and Community Leader
Peter Van Dyke, Manager, Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden
Peter Simmons, Board Director, Hawai‘i Forest Industry Association
Susan Osborne, Ho‘oulu Lāhui and Kua O Ka Lā NCPCS
Keikialoha Kekipi, Ho‘oulu Lāhui and Kua O Ka Lā NCPCS
Pedro Tama, Communications Director, Hawai‘i Homegrown Food Network
Jerry Konanui, Mahi ‘ai and Educator
Ken Love, Executive Director, Hawai‘i Tropical Fruit Growers
Ka‘eo Duarte, Regional Asset Manager, Land Assets Division, Kamehameha Schools
Les Apoliona, Land Asset Manager, Land Assets Division, Kamehameha Schools
Bernard Matatumua-Vermeulen, Soil Conservationist, USDA NRCS
J.B. Friday, Extension Forester, UH CTAHR
Christopher McCullough, Hawai‘i Industry Landscape Association
Noa Kekuewa Lincoln, PhD candidate, Stanford University
Shirley Kauhaihao, Cultural specialist
David Kawika Marquez, President, Big Island Resource, Conservation and Development
Richard Creagan, Coordinator, Ka‘u Farm and Forest
Russell Kokubun, Chairperson, Hawai‘i State Department of Agriculture
David Fuertes, Program Director, Ka Hana No‘eau

 

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