Hundreds come out to support local artists at Festival of 1,000 Bowls

  • Sandy Sater demonstrates pottery wheel throwing at Cool Fusion: Festival of 1,000 Bowls Saturday at the Keauhou Shopping Center. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Cold somen noodles are the first ingredient in the soup that patrons received with their ceramic bowl at Cool Fusion: Festival of 1,000 Bowls Saturday at the Keauhou Shopping Center. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Terri Fujioka-Lilley, left, gets broth for her noodle soup from Joy Choi at Cool Fusion: Festival of 1,000 Bowls Saturday at the Keauhou Shopping Center. For more (but not nearly 1,000) bowls, see photos online at www.westhawaiitoday.com.

  • Ceramic bowls of various sizes and designs are available to fill with cold noodle soup at Cool Fusion: Festival of 1,000 Bowls Saturday at the Keauhou Shopping Center. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Mary Jo Church browses through bowls at Cool Fusion: Festival of 1,000 Bowls Saturday at the Keauhou Shopping Center. (Photos by Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Ceramic bowls of various sizes and designs are available to fill with cold noodle soup at Cool Fusion: Festival of 1,000 Bowls Saturday at the Keauhou Shopping Center. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Broth is poured over the noodle and vegetable base in a ceramic bowl picked out by an attendee at Cool Fusion: Festival of 1,000 Bowls Saturday at the Keauhou Shopping Center. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Malia Hayes feeds cold noodle soup to her son, Euan, at Cool Fusion: Festival of 1,000 Bowls.

KEAUHOU — After Waimea resident Juliana Kasberg saw the email from Donkey Mill Art Center promoting the 12th annual Cool Fusion: Festival of 1,000 Bowls, she printed it out and kept it for weeks leading up to Saturday’s event.