Chocolate Festival
April 28-29, 2023
Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Known as Hawaii’s must-attend chocolate extravaganza, the Big Island Chocolate Festival event took place April 28-29, 2023. Produced by the Kona Cacao Association (KCA), the tasty event offered two days of activities to raise awareness of our local cacao industry and demonstrate how to best use chocolate while supporting local beneficiaries.

For more information about the festival, please visit:

For questions regarding the chefs or judges, please contact Kona Kohala Chef Assn. member Farsheed Bonakdar of the Cocoa Outlet,

808- 324-6100, or

ACF Sponsored Events / Contacts 

Christmas with the Chefs: 



Agricultural Committee
Ken Love
Love Family Farms
808 323 2417 

Chef and Child, Nutrition Programs
Simone White