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2020 Ka'u Coffee Festival Vendor Application

Event Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020

Application Deadline: Friday, May 1, 2020.


Booth Fees


(50% discount offered to cooperatives and their members or bona fide non-profit organizations)


$100.00   Food Vendor


$60.00     Other non-food items and crafts – includes coffee and coffee samples


$35.00     Pre-approved informational display (not eligible for discount)



Food Vendors are limited to two (2) different food items per application. Example: Teri Beef and Hot Dog.


Get your application turned in early. There will be no duplication of food booths. No drinks to be sold along with food items. 


Each vendor is responsible for the following (please wait for approval from the organizers before you apply for the state permits):


~ Ka’u Coffee Festival Booth Fee


~ Department of Health Permit, if serving food items. ($50.00 DOH fee) Call 933-0918


~ Vendor Permit Form from the County of Hawaii. ($30.00 COH fee) 


~ COH requires proof of General Excise License


~ Supply your own 10 x 10 tent, tables, chairs, signs and all other equipment as needed. Due to the unpredictable weather conditions anchoring for tents is mandatory. Stake directly into the ground and clip the metal stake at the base of the tent pole. Hot food is required to be served under the metal roof that the Festival will provide.


~ No electricity available for vendors. You must provide your own generator if needed.


~ Removal of vehicles from the event vendor area by 8:00 a.m.


~ Be ready to serve the public from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


~ No smoking, drugs, alcohol, propaganda, political speech, or activism are allowed.


Ka’u Coffee Festival is a Green Event. All vendors are encouraged to use biodegradable products whenever possible.


Limited booth space. First come, first served. Must be approved by Festival before any other permits are obtained.


If you have any questions, contact Alla at or 808-731-5409.

Vendor application

Type of booth (check one)

Thank you for submitting!


Please wait for approval from the organizers before you apply for the state permits.

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