Paniolo Lingo

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a braided strap joining the 'awe'awe rigging rings from behind the cantle that controls rigging placement

2016 Taste of the Hawaiian Range

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Mealani Loves Media!

Media is welcome to attend the Mealani Taste of the Hawaiian Range. Interviews and photos can be set up with event participants and admission will be complimentary for media members. A limited number of overnight media accommodations is available for off-island reporters-first come, first serve!

Contact Fern Gavelek at if you would like to cover the event.

For background on the festival, check out the 2015 media kit and past releases to date. Follow Taste of the Hawaiian Range on Facebook and Twitter, #TasteHI.

For photos and media-related questions, please contact:

Fern Gavelek
808-329-0833 (Office)
808-640-2155 (Mobile)

2016 Highlights

2016 Event Recap

2015 Highlights

2015 Event Recap

2014 Highlights

2014 Event Recap

2013 Highlights

2013 Event Recap

2012 Highlights

2012 Event Recap

2011 Highlights

Derek Kurisu recipe:
Grass-Fed Beef Cooking 101 Demo by Derek Kurisu

Restaurants & Chefs
Educational Displays


2010 Highlights


Proclamations: Message from U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka and County of Hawaii

Video: 2010 Taste of the Hawaiian Range Event

Chef Mavro recipes:
Grass-Fed Beef Salad Thai Style
Grass-Fed Beef Short Rib, Puree of Celery Root

In the News

Restaurants & Chefs
Educational Displays