Workday Feb 24th!

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Please join us as we malama our stream restoration site on 2/24 from 9am to 12n.  We will walk to the site to work together before returning to the poi garage for a delicious lunch on us!  Please RSVP to waipaonline@gmail.com so that we can make sure we have enough food for everyone.  

Mahalo and hope to see you at Waipa soon!

Entry posted on 02/16/2018

 

MAKANA Waipa Eat the Invasive Dinner an 'ono success!

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Mahalo to all who were able to join us for a very 'ono Eat the Invasive Dinner!

Mahalo a nui loa to KONA BREWING COMPANY for sponsoring the event and for all the support given to Waipa Foundation! The food was so 'ono thanks to our guests chefs, KCC culinary staff & students, gatherers & practitioners. Mahalo to all the sponsors, musicians, volunteers, decorators and Waipa 'Ohana who made this special night happen!

Save the date! WAIPA KALO FESTIVAL COMING UP! 

SUNDAY DEC. 3RD 11a-5p at HALULU FISHPOND!

a hui hou! hope to see you at Waipa soon!

Entry posted on 10/19/2017

 

Makana Waipa Saturday, September 30th!

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Mahalo to all who were able to join us on August 13th for our Music & Mango Festival!

Our next event will be Makana Waipa, an evening fundraiser that will feature 5 chefs from Kauai and Oahu, a bounty of Waipa grown produce, and way too many invasives on Saturday, September 30th!

Click here for more info & tickets

Questions? Call us! 826.9969.

a hui hou! hope to see you at Waipa soon!

Entry posted on 08/16/2017

 

Music & Mango Festival Sunday, Aug. 13th!

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We hope you and your 'ohana can join us at the Music and Mango Festival at Halulu Fishpond on Sunday, August 13th from 11am-5pm. It will be a great family day right on beautiful Hanalei Bay... celebrating the summer's mango harvest with a variety of educational and artisan displays, recipe contest, cooking demo, live music, amazing food, more.

For the keiki, we will have a huuuuge waterslide as well as other fun stuff...Parents, did you know that if you volunteer, not only do you and your helpers get in free, but we also give you festival kala? To help out for a 2-3 hour shift, call Stacy at 639.1815.

Those interested in having a booth at the festival or in entering our biggest mango contest or receipt contest can call Kalen at 652.6236.  We will post the musical line up and a full list of activities in the days just before the festival, so check back here or on facebook/instagram!

Mahalo and hope to see you there!

Entry posted on 07/15/2017

 

Eat the Invasives May 13th!

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Hope you can join us! 

Eat the Invasives on
Saturday, May 13!

We expect to sell out, so reservations are required! To save your seats, fill out our reservation form  or call our office at 826.9969

a hui hou! Hope to see you at Waipa soon!

Entry posted on 04/17/2017

 

Kalo Festival Entertainment Posted!

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Mahalo to our awesome entertainers!

11 Welcome followed by
Carlos & Poncho of Na Pali with Violin Rick

12:30 Michael Keale

1:40 Lady Ipo band

2:45 Waipa Serenaders

3:45 Halau Palaihiwa O Kaipuwai

Mahalo also to Emcee Lady Ipo Kahaunaele!

Entry posted on 12/17/2016

 

Kalo Fest Rescheduled to Sunday December 18!

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We go try one more time!

At the urging of festival supporters, volunteers, partners and others, Waipa staff have decided to reschedule the Kalo Festial to Sunday, December 18th.

We will post a full poster once festival entertainment is confirmed or updated, hopefully in the next few days.

Mahalo for your patient and support!  Hope to see you at festival!

Entry posted on 12/08/2016

 

Kalo Festival Cancelled

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WAIPA KALO FESTIVAL CANCELLED
We are very sad but cancelling Kalo Festival due to public safety concerns since the forecast and radar continue to indicate heavy rain and possible thunder storms.

Mahalo to everyone for their patience and support.

Entry posted on 12/04/2016

 

Waipa Kalo Festival coming Sunday December 4th

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We hope you and your 'ohana can join us at the Waipa Kalo Festival at Halulu Fishpond on SUNDAY DECEMBER 4th from 11am-5pm.  

It will be a great family day right on beautiful Hanalei Bay... celebrating kalo with a variety of educational and artisan displays, poi pounding, cooking demos, live music, amazing kalo inspired food, a silent auction, rummage sale, more.  

For the keiki, we will have a huuuuge waterslide as well as other fun stuff...Parents, did you know that if you volunteer, not only do you and your helpers get in free, but we also give you festival kala? To help out for a 2-3 hour shift, call Stacy at 639.1815.

Interested in entering the recipe contest?  Entries are due at festival on 12/4 at 12noon or so.  Call our office to get a copy of the contest rules at 826.9969 or email us at waipaonline@gmail.com.

We will post the musical line up and a full list of activities in the days just before the festival, so check back here or on facebook/instagram!  

Mahalo and hope to see you there!

*Sorry vendors, the festival is full.

Entry posted on 11/21/2016

 

"Eat The Invasives" Friday Oct. 28th 6pm

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We are excited to announce "Eat the Invasives", the first of a dinner series at Laukupu, our new Community Kitchen & Hale Imu.

Guest chef Michael Madigan of KitchenCru & Bowery Bagels in Portland Oregan, has created a 6-course menu including wine pairings.  Featured ingredients include Lilikoi, Java Plum, Tilapia and Venison, along with other invasive plants and wildlife.  Learn why and when these species were introduced to Hawai'i and how they affect today's ecosystem.

This event is a fundraiser to supoort the work of our foundation -- a living learning center focused on caring for our natural resources, practicing Hawaiian culture & values, and inspiring healthy keiki and community.

Cost is $125 per person.  Seating is limited.

For reservations contact Kalen                                                        @ 808-652-6236 or email waipaonline@gmail.com

Be the first to experience this new dinner series!

Friday, October 28th 2016 at 6pm

Entry posted on 10/24/2016

 

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