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Ka'u Coffee Recipe Contest

11 a.m., Sunday, May 21, 2017, Ka’u Coffee Mill
Free coffee and recipe tastings

Triple C Recipe ContestThe Ka'u Coffee Recipe Contest, hosted by the Ka'u Coffee Mill, rewards creative cooks for their original recipes containing Ka'u coffee. The three main categories in the Adult and Student divisions are Pupu (appetizers), Entrees and Desserts. Miss Holly K, of Native-FM, Dj-ed the event last year.

**CLICK HERE for the 2017 entry form - due before MAY 12**

Please READ RULES before applying.

This year, come support the applicants as you enjoy free live entertainment, meet Miss Ka'u Coffee, tour the Ka'u Coffee Mill and farms, and indulge yourself in free coffee and recipe tastings.

Entry to the event and contest is free. Winners are announced at the event, contestants must be present to win. For photos from last year, click here.

For more information or questions, please contact Nikki at (808) 928-0550 or

2016 Winners:

Adult Division, Pupu (appetizer)

1st - Deanna Delmur with "Ka'u Coffee Smoke Tako Poke"

2nd - Elgon Villanueva with Ka'u Coffee-Infused Hawaiian-Style Smoke Meat"

3rd - Mike Haber with "Sweet Chili Coffee Shrimp"

Adult Division, Entree

1st - Deanna Delmur with "Ka'u Coffee Crusted Rack of Lamb with Coconut Rice and Springtime Veggies"

Adult Division, Dessert

1st - Cathy Haber with "Ka'u Coffee Cream Pie"

2nd - Nalani Stevenson with "Ka'u Cappuccino Punchbowl Cake"

3rd - Carma Hanshew with "Candied Coffee Ginger" 

Student Division, Pupu (appetizer)

1st - CeAndra Silva-Kamei with "Ka'u Coffee BBQ Shrimp"

2nd - Lorilee Lorenzo with "Super Ono Chicken Bites"

Student Division, Entree

1st - CeAndra Silva-Kamei with "Fingah Licken Good BBQ Chicken"

2nd - Lorilee Lorenzo with "Coffee Fried Chicken"

Student Division, Dessert

1st - Hayden Hanshew with "Moca Roca"

2nd - CeAndra Silva-Kamei with "Ka'u Coffee Pineapple Upside-Down Cake"

3rd - Lorilee Lorenzo with "Peanut Butter Coffee Bars"


For photos and more from the 2016 event, click here.