Chocolate festival canceled for 2020

  • Palamanui culinary students Larrianne Diane Lagpacan, left, and Alice Petriyenko prepare lilikoi dragonfruit jam at the Big Island Chocolate Festival College Student Competition in 2019 at the Westin Hapuna Beach Hotel. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

Due to limitations on the size of groups during COVID-19, the Big Island Chocolate Festival is canceled for 2020. The next festival will be April 30-May 1, 2021, at the Westin Hapuna Beach Resort.