EAST MAUI TARO FESTIVAL IN HĀNA
Sat, April 29th. Hele mai, & enjoy great family time together, ʻono food, East Maui farmers, hula, traditional arts & crafts at the 25th annual East Maui Taro Festival.
The event focuses on the Kalo/Taro as a staple food of the Hawaiian diet, as well as being the symbolic Elder Brother of Native Hawaiians.
The festival features all day hula and music, kanikapila, Hāna Hula halau, local arts and crafts, a Farmers Market, and of course, all types of Taro for sale — from huli (shoots) to potted plants, to Kulolo (dessert) and fresh poi.
Hands-on cultural activities such as poi pounding, lauhala weaving, kappa/tapa cloth making are educational, plus 20 food booths, each with a main or side taro dish.
So, pack up your ʻohana, take the windy road & prepare for a good day in the heavenly place of Hāna, Maui.