The 10th annual ʻĀina Fest will feature world-renowned musicians, agricultural and Hawaiian cultural workshops, yoga classes, Keiki Zone, hula performance, local organizations working to protect, preserve and enrich our communities and ono food, drink and crafts from local vendors. It all takes place Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 12-10 p.m. Ticket info below.
This year’s live music will be performed on two different stages. The line-up features Nahko (frontman for Medicine For The People), Trevor Hall, Amber Lily, Tubby Love, Paul Izak, Paniolo Prince and his Queen Maile, Hāwane Rios, Drew Daniels Band, Ocean Grown, Ydine and AnOther Revolution, Tiana Malone and Mila Polevia.
Education will be on offer throughout the day including an interactive fruit tree planting activity, an educational panel entitled, “Food Sovereignty: Perspectives from Mahi‘ai and Kia‘i Loko”, workshops on Wild Edible Plants, Lomi Lomi, and Body Dimensions, Plant Medicine & Chakras, and three yoga classes with live music and gong. Live performances by Cirque Hale, Ruth Aloua, and Hula Halau O Kukui Aloha O Kohala led by Kumu Leia Lawrence. Aina Fest 2019 offers something for everyone.
If You Go… Have A Good Show!
EVENT: 10th Annual ʻĀina Fest
WHERE: At the Kohala Village HUB Barn & Surrounding Grassy Fields. 55-514 Hawi Road, Hawi. Please check http://hipagriculture.org/aina-fest for detailed parking and event maps, posted prior to the event.
WHEN: Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 12-10 p.m.
COST: General Admission tickets (ages 18+) are $55 in advance and $65 at the door. Youth tickets (ages 12-17) are $35 in advance, $45 at the door. Keiki aged 11 and younger get in free and must be accompanied by an adult. All entertainment, educational workshops and keiki activities are included in the ticket price. Advance purchase strongly recommended.
ʻĀina Fest is brought to you by HIP Agriculture’s co-founders Dash & Erika Kuhr, Festival Producer Maya Parish, HIP Agriculture’s Director of Development Lauren Ruotolo, and the Aina Fest committee.WHY: To empower regenerative farmers and island-wide food security and sovereignty. 100% of the proceeds raised are used to support youth education programs, residential farmer trainings and community education projects island wide. Donations are tax-deductible through the Hawai‘i Institute of Pacific Agriculture. Learn more at www.hipagriculture.org
Read a review of the 2018 ʻĀina Fest: https://bigislandmusic.net/ʻaina-fest-hip-agriculture-you-can-dance-to/