East Maui Taro Festival
Hana, Maui

The 11th Annual East-Maui Taro Festival
March 28, 29 and 30, 2003   Hana, Maui
East Maui Taro Festival

EMTF
Bridging with Aloha, Lokahi, Laulima and Hana

Crowd shrugs off rain at East Maui Taro Festival
Hundreds enjoy silver lining of old friends, good food at event
The Maui News, March 30, 2003

FRIDAY, March 28, 2003
9AM AT HANA BAY
* Polynesian Voyaging Canoe Makali‘i
* Commemorative Shirt Sales
10:00AM - 4:00PM
HANA CULTURAL CENTER
Open House and Cultural Demonstrations
5:30PM AT HANA BAY
Symposium with:
* Tweetie Lind, Kipahulu 'Ohana
* Kupuna Daisy Lind
* Lisa Raymond, Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
* Taro Geneticist Dr. Jon Cho
* Akoni Akana, Friends of Moku‘ula
* Hawaiian Food (charge)
SATURDAY, March 29, 2003
9AM-5PM ALL-DAY FESTIVAL AT HANA BALL PARK
* Opening Pule* Taro Farmers* Poi Making Demonstrations in Agriculture Tent* Talk Story* Ono Hawaiian Food* Farmers' Market* Pa‘ina Tent* Information Tent* Hawaiian Arts & Crafts* Music * Mele * Chant * Hula Halau Hula O Aluanu * Richard Hoopii * Miss Aloha Hula (former) Tracy Farias Lopes and Lehua Ke`a * Noenoe Maidens * Tolentino Ohana * Raiatea Helm * Noe Akima Halau * Boy Kanae and more!  NOTICE: Additional parking across from Hotel Hana Maui.
6PM - 9:30PM AT HANA BAY
DRUG FREE DANCE/Hana Youth Center
SUNDAY, March 30, 2003
7AM-10:30AM AT HANA BALL PARK
* Taro Pancake Breakfast (charge)
10AM-4PM AT HANA CULTURAL CENTER
* Open House
10AM AT HANA BALL PARK
* Presentation by A‘O A‘O Fishpond
12:00 NOON - 2:00PM AT KAHANU GARDENS, ULAINO
* Tour of the National Tropical Botanical Garden, Viewing and Interpretation of Piilanihale Heiau

TUESDAY, April 1, 2003
1:00PM - 2:00PM IN KIPAHULU
Taro Patch Hike with Kipahulu 'Ohana
FREE ADMISSION
A Drug and Alcohol-
Free Event
Purchases of EMTF commemorative shirts help to pay for Festival expenses. Mahalo.
SPONSORED BY THE MANY FRIENDS OF THE EAST-MAUI TARO FESTIVAL
COUNTY OF MAUI * HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY * HOTEL HANA-MAUI
East-Maui Taro Festival, Inc. • PO Box 295, Hana, Hawai‘i 96713
For information, call 808-264-1553 or email info@tarofestival.org.

East Maui Taro Festival Committee:
  • JoAnn Ahuna (264-3236)
        Festival Coordinator, Food Vendor
        Co-Chair, T-shirt Sales Co-Chair
  • Kuulei Haina (248-3363)
        Vice-President, Food Vendor
        Co-Chair, T-shirt Sales Co-Chair
  • Tweetie Lind (248-8974)
        Secretary, Farmer's Market Chair,
        Symposium Co-Chair
  • Judy Kinser (264-1553)
        Treasurer, Art Contest Chair
  • Kanani Kahalehoe (248-8012)
        Program Chair, Arts & Crafts
        Co-Chair, Makali`i Canoe Coordinator
  • Mike Minn (248-8367)
        Information Tent Chair
  • Lucinda Estrella
        Arts & Crafts Co-Chair
  • Maria Orr (375-3317)
        President, Historian, Symposium Co-Chair,
        Festival T-shirt Sales, Field-trip Coordinator
  • Scott Crawford: Website Designer

EMTF

East Maui Taro Festival, Inc.
P.O. Box 295
Hana, Hawaii 96713

For scheduling and information call 808-264-1553.

E-mail: info@tarofestival.org

www.TaroFestival.org