Taste of the Hawaiian Range

September 17, 2012, 12:50 AM HST
* Updated September 8, 7:13 PM
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Be sated on succulent pork, lamb, wild boar, goat, mutton and grass-fed beef at the 17th Annual Taste of the Hawaiian Range on September 21 at 6 p.m., at the Hilton Waikoloa Village.

This deeply satisfying day for carnivores of all ages will celebrate locally sourced food including fruits, vegetables, spices, honey and drinks.

Over thirty of the state’s chefs will create a plethora of palate pleasing plates of delectable morsels for attendees to sample. For the foodie adventurer, try the “rocky mountain oysters,” or bull testicles for a novel experience.

The serious meat lover will enjoy twenty-two cuts from tongue to tail of dry aged beef. Each carving station will create dishes and serve approximately 100 pounds of meat until 8 p.m.

There will also be a cooking demo for $10, which features Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Executive Chef James Babian. At 3 p.m., Watch and learn how to expertly prepare pasture-raised beef.


Tickets are $40 presale and $60 at the door. Tickets are available at Blue Kalo
Kuhio Grille, Hilo Bay Café, JJ’s Country Store, Kamuela Liquors, Parker Ranch Store, Kohala Essence Shop at the Hilton Waikoloa Village, Kona Wine Market and Island Naturals.


Tickets are also available online at until 3 p.m. on September 21.

Special hotel packages are also available at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Resort and Spa. The Hilton’s Grand Ballroom will be the site of this delicious event. The resort is located at 69-425 Waikoloa Beach Drive in Waikoloa.

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