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Festival celebrates taro and Hana’s community spirit

  • COURTESY MARIA ORR

    Besides celebrating all things taro, the East Maui Taro Festival includes cultural activites such as performing hula, making kapa (tapa), weaving lau hala bracelets, playing konane (Hawaiian checkers) and pounding poi.

The East Maui Taro Festival returns this month. Visitors to the festival can eat taro burgers, taro seafood chowder and squid and taro luau; and pound poi; make kapa (tapa); play konane (checkers) or weave a lau hala bracelet. Read more

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