Keiki in the Kitchen® Family Sunday Returns to Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival 2019 - Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

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Keiki in the Kitchen® Family Sunday Returns to Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival 2019

Family Fun Provided by Buddy Valastro of “Cake Boss” & Duff Goldman of “Ace of Cakes,” Treat Street Trick-or-Treating, Chef Appearances and More!

 

HONOLULU, HI (July 19, 2019)—Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival (HFWF) celebrates its ninth year with two free kid-friendly Family Sunday events on Maui and O‘ahu with food, fitness and fun.

 

On Sunday, October 20, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Whalers Village Presents Keiki in the Kitchen® Kāʻanapali will take place at Whalers Village at Kāʻanapali. HMAA Presents Keiki in the Kitchen® Family Sunday in Honolulu on October 27, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at Victoria Ward Park.

 

“We are proud to bring Keiki in the Kitchen® back as one of the highlights of the Festival on Maui and O‘ahu,” said Denise Yamaguchi, CEO of Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival. “This free community event is especially meaningful to Roy, Alan and me as it provides keiki of all ages the opportunity to be inspired by celebrity chefs, farmers and others who contribute to helping Hawaii create sustainable food systems for our islands.  Through fun activities, keiki will learn where their food comes from and why it’s important to support local agriculture.”

 

MAUI:

Whalers Village Presents Keiki in the Kitchen® Kāʻanapali | October 20, 2019

Whalers Village at Kāʻanapali Beach Resort, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

FREE Admission

 

Cupcake Decorating with Duff Goldman of Food Network’s “Ace of Cakes” ($10) – Chef Duff Goldman will share his “tricks of the trade” with a special cupcake decorating activity where children will decorate their own spooky Halloween-inspired cupcake with lots of frosting, candy and sprinkles.

 

Treat Street – Free safe trick-or-treating where children, ages 10 and under, can visit participating retailers to receive individually-wrapped snacks and candy. Parents should register children in advance to receive a reusable canvas Treat Street bag (quantities limited).

 

Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival Chefs Autograph Booth – Opportunity for children to grab chef autographs and photos.

 

Coconut demonstration and weaving  – Make and take activity for children to create special items from the fronds of the coconut tree.

 

Garden & Grow – Maui County Farm Bureau will lead interactive and educational succulent planting activities for the whole family to enjoy by teaching children about gardening and plant care.

 

Fitness Challenge: Boot Camp with Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival Chefs – Children can show off their skills with a fitness showdown with chefs with fun games. Prizes will be awarded to the fittest winners.

 

“This will be our second year hosting Keiki in the Kitchen® Kāʻanapali in partnership with Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival and our participating retailers to create an atmosphere of family fun at Whalers Village,” said Curtis Kaneshiro, Vice President, Marketing – Tourism of Brookfield Properties. “It is an amazing opportunity for nā keiki and visitors on Maui to be inspired by famous chefs from all over the world, learn where food comes from and participate in games and activities. We’re excited for another positive and entertaining day for the entire ohana!”

 

O‘AHU:

HMAA Presents Keiki in the Kitchen® Family Sunday | October 27, 2019

Victoria Ward Park, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

FREE Admission

 

Cupcake Decorating with Buddy Valastro of TLC’s “Cake Boss” ($10) – Chef Buddy Valastro will share top-secret decorating tips with children during a special cupcake decorating activity where children will decorate their own spooky Halloween-inspired cupcake completed with frosting, candy and sprinkles.

 

Treat Street – Created by the UH School of Architecture, Treat Street, offers children a safe trick-or-treat activity inspired by “Dia de los Muertos.” With their special trick-or-treat bag, they will receive individually-wrapped snacks and candy as they visit 15 “houses” around the street. Costumes are encouraged, and parents should register children in advance to receive the reusable canvas Treat Street bag (quantities limited).

 

Hawai‘i Gas Presents Localicious Recipe Contest – Six semi-finalists (three from the 2 age groups) will cook their original, healthy recipe featuring local ingredients for a panel of three judges. One contestant from each category will be selected as the Localicious Recipe Contest Winner.  Recipe contest entry dates August 19 – September 13.

 

La Tour Bakehouse Presents Keiki Cooking Classes ($30) – Children can join La Tour Bakehouse’s Executive Chef Rodney Weddle to learn how to make assorted Halloween sandwiches featuring La Tour Bread and decorate their signature filled macaron for a spooky treat.

 

Zippy’s Presents Made in Hawaiʻi Marketplace for Kids by Kids – Local high school students will create and sell professionally packaged products developed in their classrooms using locally grown, raised, or caught products. Funds raised from the sale will go back directly to the culinary and natural resources programs at each school.

 

The Queen’s Health Center Fitness Challenge with Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival Chefs & Fitness Guru Corey Campbell – Children can show off their skills with a fitness showdown with chefs with fun games. Prizes will be awarded to the fittest winners.

 

Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival Chefs Autograph Booth – Opportunity for children to grab chef autographs and photos.

 

Plus, live entertainment by Eden Kai, the “Best of Eat The Street” food concessions curated by Eat The Street and interactive booths by HMAA, 7- Eleven, King’s Hawaiian, Ben Franklin Arts & Crafts and more.

 

“Keiki in the Kitchen ® is the perfect kid-friendly example of HMAA core values – supporting, encouraging and providing a healthy lifestyle,” said HMAA’s Executive Chairman John Henry Felix. “From keiki fitness challenges, interactive games, cooking classes and educational programs, HMAA is proud to partner with Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival for Keiki in the Kitchen® to help promote the healthy eating and healthy lifestyles for Hawai‘i’s next generation.”

 

Admission to Keiki in the Kitchen® is free. Certain activities, such as cupcake decorating ($10) and the La Tour Bakehouse Keiki Cooking Class ($30), have additional admission costs. Learn more and pre-register for activities online for Keiki in the Kitchen® Kāʻanapali here and for O‘ahu’s Keiki in the Kitchen® Family Sunday here.

 

Stay connected with the Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival via www.HFWF.me or follow HFWF on Twitter/Instagram @HIFoodWineFest and Facebook at hawaiifoodandwinefestival for more information on upcoming events. Tickets for #HFWF19 are available now.

 

ABOUT HAWAI‘I FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL

The Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival is the premier epicurean destination event in the Pacific. The Festival features a roster of more than 100 internationally renowned master chefs, culinary personalities, and wine and spirit producers. Co-founded by two of Hawai‘i’s own James Beard Award-winning chefs, Roy Yamaguchi and Alan Wong, the Festival will showcase wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, one-of-a-kind excursions, and exclusive dining opportunities with dishes highlighting the state’s bounty of local produce, seafood, beef and poultry. Proceeds support local beneficiaries committed to sustainability and cultural and educational programs in Hawai‘i.

 

WHALERS VILLAGE

Brookfield Properties’ retail group ranks among the largest retail real estate companies in the United States with an extensive portfolio encompassing over 160 locations across 42 states and representing over 145 million square feet of retail space. Brookfield Properties’ retail group is focused exclusively on managing, leasing, and redeveloping high-quality retail properties. Brookfield Properties’ retail group is headquartered in Chicago and owned by affiliates of Brookfield Asset Management.

 

ABOUT HMAA

HMAA has been one of the most trusted local health insurance companies by small, mid-sized, and large employers for over 30 years. More than just a health plan, HMAA serves thousands of Hawai‘i employers and their members by providing value-added products and superior customer service.

 

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