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UPDATE: Fruit preparation demos by Cook's Bounty, Fresh coconut husked on site
 by Coconut Pete, Lotus Cafe fruit gelato, Great music by Lorenzo, 
Local fruit organic tamales and more!
Come early for the free pruning and tree care workshop. Gates open at 3:30.
One Island
Fruit Lovers
Fruit Lovers Fest !
Sat., Oct 27th
4-8pm at One Island
Join us for a sunset fruit tasting and potluck overlooking Kealakekua Bay at One Island. Select from a variety of fruit - themed educational activities in the afternoon and evening.
Our Special Guest Presenter is Jim West, visiting from Ecuador. Jim will share information on rare and familiar tropical fruits from around the world. He is a master purveyor of tropical seeds and his last HTFG presentation was a fascinating arm chair journey into the exotic.
Learn about Jim's work as founder of the Reserva Rio Guaycuyacu nature preserve and farm in northwestern Ecuador. His seed bank grows and sells over 500 species of tropical fruit from around the world and his web site is at    

fruit basket

Fruit Lovers Fest Schedule:

Gates open 3:30pm for reserved parking

Fruit tree pruning and care 4-5pm

with Raven Bolas, Arborist, Hawaii Plant Care Specialists 

Music 5-7pm with Lorenzo

Coconut Husking, Fruit Tastings and Farmer Direct

sales for take home delicacies  5-7pm

with Coconut Pete, Cook's Bounty and area farms

Potluck 6-7pm

Presentations 7-8:30pm

Jim West 7-8 and Ken Love 8-8:30

Green is a Verb - Let's do it together!


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  Sponsored by:


  One Island Sustainable Living Center


Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers


No Fruit Left Behind


Same Canoe Community Food Project


USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program


Photo credit: Sonia Martinez

Got Fruit?
Hawaii Island Fruit Growers are invited to come showcase their products at this fair to help forge connections between growers and local consumers. Come show us your best, strangest, and most delicious! To showcase your fruit and products RSVP to  for entry information. There is no charge for the showcase thanks to USDA FMPP support. Free tastings and product sales are welcome. Set up is 2:30-3:30pm.