Kallisto Mount of Kailua-Kona tries her hand at milking a pretend cow during Saturday’s Taste of the Hawaiian Range Agriculture Festival in Waimea. (Photos courtesy Fern Gavelek/Taste of the Hawaiian Range)
At the Big Island Beekeepers Association booth, Kalehua Goodman of Waikoloa and Nora Hood of Waimea looked into mini-microscopes to see pollinators up close.
Desserts were a welcome option at the Taste Gala, which featured dishes made of pasture-raised beef, lamb, pork, goat, breadfruit and an assortment of local vegetables.
Executive Chef George Gomes (left) of the Royal Kona Resort gives UH Palamani student Jordan Foote some culinary pointers during preparation of Braised Beef Shank with Baked Potato Ravioli for the Taste of the Hawaiian Range Gala at the Old Kahilu Town Hall.
Taste of the Hawaiian Range presented local flavors and keiki activities Saturday in Waimea.