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Mango Festival in Keauhou (July 31)


Celebrate the height of the mango season at the Hawaii Healing Garden Mango Festival 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, July 31 on the Garden Lawn of the Keauhou Beach Resort. Admission is free!

Presented by and The Sanctuary of Mana Ke‘a Gardens, the Mango Festival celebrates all things mango with a day filled with mango-themed activities, presentations, music and entertainment on two stages.

In addition, the festival offers a Healthy & Green Living outdoor expo featuring natural products, medicinal plants, arts and crafts, health and wellness practitioners, keiki activities and healthy foods. A silent auction benefits future Hawaii Healing Garden festivals.

EVENT SCHEDULE: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Hawaii Health Fair – 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Performance Stage – 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Presenter Stage – 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Lawn Activities – 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Keiki Art Corner – 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

MAIN STAGE: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
10 a.m. – Pule & Hula: Stories of Keauhou, Laka, & King David Kalakaua by Kumu Keala Ching & Ka Pa Hula, Na Wai Iwi Ola
11 a.m. – Ukulele Ensemble & Hula: Kahikina Nahenahe
Noon – Aunty Tutu’s Lindsey Ohana & Friends
1 p.m. – Mango Moods: Bernice & Manuel Roberto
2 p.m. – Divine Goods Eco-Fashion Show
3 p.m. – Mango Songs by Stuheart
3:30 p.m. – Musical Stylings: Jan Orbom
4 p.m. – Music with Bolo Mikiela Rodriguez & Band
5 p.m. – Closing Pule: Kumu Keala Ching & Ka Pa Hula – Na Wai Iwi Ola

PRESENTER STAGE: 10 a.m. – 5:00
10:30 a.m. – Mango Preserves: Pickles, Jams & Chutneys with Smita Patel
11 a.m. – Mango Tree Grafting Demo by Ty McDonald from CTAHR
Noon – Mango Farming in Hawaii with Ken Love
1 p.m. – Mango Deserts with Special Guest Chef Hector Wong of
2 p.m. – Bee-Loved Mangos! Protecting Pollinators of Hawaii by Alison Yahna, Beekeeper, educator and owner of Artemis Smiles Honeybee Sanctuary and Honey Co speaks on behalf of The Honeybee Farmer/Education Project, and Honeybee Education in the Schools.
2:30 p.m. – Acrosage by Acrobatic Yoga Massage with Founder Benjamin Marantz
3 p.m. – Medicine at Your Feet: Healing Plants of the Hawaiian Kingdom by David Bruce Leonard  L.Ac

LAWN ACTIVITIES 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
* Keiki Art Corner – hosted by Arts of Kona. Children pre-school through Middle School are invited to “be creative” and paint their heART! Plus info & forms for keiki grades 3-12 to participate in the Young Artists’ Showcase on Oct 23.
* Soil, Worms, Bokashi with Tim Loyd
* Sacred Structures by Jim Jacobs

HAWAII HEALTH FAIR – 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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