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Fruit Lovers Fest (Oct. 27)


One Island is hosting a workshop, potluck and presentation Oct. 27 to celebrate rare and commonly known tropical fruits able to grow in Hawaii.

Special Guest Jim West will be visiting from Ecuador and a workshop on pruning and tree care, potluck with local live music, farmers booths with exotic fruits and trees for sale, plus free fruit tastings with a fresh coconut husking lesson will be offered.

Fruit Lovers Fest Schedule:

* 3:30 p.m. – Gates open for reserved parking

* 4-5 p.m. – Fruit tree pruning and care with Raven Bolas, arborist, Hawaii Plant Care Specialists

* 5-7 p.m. – Music with Lorenzo

* 5-6 p.m – Coconut Husking and Fruit Tastings with Coconut Pete and area farms

* 6-7 p.m. – Potluck

* 7-8:30 p.m. – Presentations by Jim West and Ken Love

Parking is limited; RSVP to to reserve parking and for directions to location on Painted Church Rd in Honaunau.

Sponsored by One Island, Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers, Same Canoe Community Gardens, No Fruit Left Behind and USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program.

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