POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 05, 2014
~~<p>The <strong>Hawai‘i</strong> Food & Wine Festival recently presented checks to 10 nonprofits totaling $228,500.</p>
The Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival recently presented checks to 10 nonprofits totaling $228,500.
The net proceeds raised during the third annual festival held in September on Oahu and Maui went to the Culinary Institute of the Pacific ($80,000), Hawai‘i Agricultural Foundation ($70,000), Maui County Farm Bureau ($20,000), Leeward Community College Culinary Arts Program ($20,000), Paepae o He‘eia ($10,000), Papahana Kuaola ($10,000), Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation ($7,500), Maui Culinary Academy ($5,000), and Hawaii Seafood Council ($5,000). In addition, HFWF will donate $1,000 to The Ocean Institute in memory of Rick Hadley, an early supporter who shared the festival's vision of food sustainability in Hawaii. Login for more...