The Big Island Chocolate Festival (BICF) is presented by the Kona Cacao Association, Inc. The mission and goal of this new association is to promote the cacao industry on the Big Island of Hawai‘i by presenting BICF as an educational and outreach opportunity for local cacao farmers, the hospitality industry and cacao enthusiasts. To buy tickets, visit https://bigislandchocolatefestival.com/tickets/.
The Big Island Chocolate Festival is being held on April 26-27, 2019 at the Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Hawaii on the Kohala Coast on the Big Island of Hawaii. The Festival encompasses seminars, demonstrations, a student chef competition, a professionally judged taste off competition, a gala fundraiser and a silent auction. Proceeds from the benefit support the Hawaii Community College-Palamanui, Kona Pacific Charter Public School, Waimea County School and Kona Dance & Performing arts, to learn more about each of these organizations you can read more here.
Mahalo to the 2018 BICF sponsors Big Island Honda, Cacao Barry, Callebaut, Clark Realty Corporation, Cocoa Outlet/The Chocolate Guy, Coconut Wireless Weekly, DHX, Guittard Chocolate Company, The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Hawaii Coffee Connection, Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union, HFM Food Service, Island Asphalt Maintenance, Keauhou Veterinary Hospital, Kona Auto Center, Kona Brewing Company, Mehana Brewing Company, Office Max, Original Hawaiian Chocolate Factory, Power Self Storage, Prova, Republica Del Cacao, RimFire Imports, Restaurantware.com, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, Tattoo Tequila, The Spoon Shop, Valrhona USA, Waialua Estate Coffee & Chocolate, What to Do Media and The Wave@92FM.
We are still confirming the sponsors for this upcoming event happening on April 27, 2019. If you are interested in learning more about the power of sponsorship, please contact Stephanie Beeby directly at 808.769-4032.