Back in action: Avocado Festival returns to Kona

  • Avocados are on sale at the 15th annual Avocado Festival Saturday at Hale Halawai. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Ty McDonald demonstrates grafting techniques at the 15th annual Avocado Festival Saturday at Hale Halawai. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Avocado Man made an appearance at the 15th annual Avocado Festival Saturday at Hale Halawai. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Brian Lievens talks about the different varieties of avocado Saturday at the 15th annual Avocado Festival at Hale Halawai. (Photos by Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

Big Island avocados were celebrated Saturday at the 15th annual Avocado Festival in Kailua-Kona.