Paniolo Lingo

ho'au pipi

process in which cattle are led by a cowboy on horseback from shore into the ocean and swum to a waiting boat called a lighter

 

 

2009 Taste Supporting Organizations

2009 MAJOR SPONSORS:
Big Island Farm Bureau
Big Island Resource Conservation & Development
Hawai’i Cattlemen’s Association
Hawai’i Cattlemen’s Council
Hawai’i County Research & Development
Hawai’i Tourism Authority
Hawai’i Tropical Fruit Growers
Hilton Waikoloa Village ®
KTA SuperStores
Kulana Foods Ltd
University of Hawaii at M?noa - 
   College of Agriculture & Human Resources
   Mealani Research Station and
   Cooperative Extension Services

CHEFS & RESTAURANTS:
12th Avenue Grill-Chef Kevin Hanney
Café Pesto Hilo-Chef Casey Halpern
Café Pesto Kawaihae-Chef Moke Tavares
Daniel Thiebaut’s Restaurant-
Chef Daniel Thiebaut
Earl’s Paauilo Store-Chef Miles Saito
HI Community College East HI-
Chef/Instructor Allan Okuda
HI Community College West HI-
Chef/Instructor Paul Heerlein
Hapuna Beach Prince-Chef George Gomes Jr
Hilo Bay Café-Chef Joshua Ketner
Hilton Waikoloa Village-
Chef Charles Charbonneau
Hukilau Honolulu-Chef Jason Takemura
Huggo’s-Chef Konrad Arroyo
Kawaihae Harbor Grill-Chef Darcy Ambrosio*
Kuhio Grille-Chef Sam Araki
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel-
Chef George Gomes Jr
Merriman’s Market Café-Chef Mike Thiemann
North Hawaii Community Hospital-
Chef Rodger Ancheta
Pau Restaurant-Chef Ted Fulmer
Residents Beach House at Hualalai Resort-Chef Eric Garrett
Roy’s Waikoloa Bar & Grill-Chef Jason Verdun
Sansei Restaurant Waikoloa-Chef Eric Rouelle
Tiki’s Grill & Bar-Chef Kapo Kealoha
TOWN Restaurant-Chef Ed Kenney
UH-Manoa-Chef/Instructor Mark Segobiano
Waikoloa Beach Marriott-
Chef Jayson Kanekoa*

* 10-year Participation Restaurant Awardees:
  Kawaihae Harbor Grill
  Waikoloa Beach Marriott

Mahalo Nui Loa to:
ACF Kona Kohala Chef William K. Trask
Roy’s Waikoloa Corporate Executive Chef Jackie Lau
Executive Chef Ronnie Nasuti of Roy’s Hawaii Kai Restaurant

Meats Provided By:
Clarence Rapoza Ranch
Darcy Nobriga
Eric Lindsay
KK Ranch
Kahua Ranch
Kuahiwi Ranch
Lloyd Case
Mealani Research Station
Parker Ranch
Ponoholo Ranch
Pu’uwai Ranch
Ray Ohara
Tom & Chris Carpenter

Produce Supplied to Chefs By:
Berger’s Kama`aina Farm Inc
Best Farms
Big Island Bees
Cyrus Wagatsuma
Guinea Grass Farm
Hamakua Gold Farm
Hamakua Springs
Hawai’i Tea Society
Hawai’i Tropical Fruit Growers
Hirako Farms Inc
Hirayama Farms Inc
Innovative Horticulture
JA Farms
Kamuela Vacuum Cooling Co-op
Kawamata Farms Inc
Kekela Farms
Kona Coffee Council
Kona Sea Salt
Nakamoto Farms
Onodera Farm
Puna Gardens
Richard Nakano
Tropical Hawaiian Products
WOW Farms
Wailea Agriculture Group
Wendell & Tom Kawano

Processing, Cooling & Deliveries By:
Armstrong Produce
Hilo Products Inc
Kamuela Vacuum Cooling Co-op
Kulana Foods Ltd

FLOWERS Provided By:
Ainahua Florals
The Flower Shop at Hapuna
Goo Farms
Green Point Nursery
Harry Lui Farm
J & D Farms
Orchid Isle Dendrobiums
Pacific Floral Exchange

TRADE SHOW  Agricultural & Educational Vendors:
Adaptations Inc & Hamakua Mushrooms
American Culinary Federation Kona Kohala Chefs Association
Big Island Resource Conservation & Development
CTAHR Exhibits:
   Hydroponics - Backyard, Watercress
   Fireweed & Honokaia
   Mealani Research Station-Grass Fed Beef
   Blueberries & Tea
Berger’s Kama`aina Farm, Inc
Big Island Bee Co
F.U. Molina Farm
Hamakua Heritage Farm
Hamakua Gold Farms
Hawai’i Beef Producers
Hawai’i Cattle Producers Coop Assoc
Hawai’i Cattlemen’s Association
Hawai’i Cattlemen’s Council
Hawai’i Coffee Company Inc
Hawai’i County 4-H Livestock Assoc
Hawai’i Island Gourmet/Atebara Chips
Hawai’i Organic Farmers Assoc
Hawai’i Sheep & Goat Assoc
Hawai’i Tea Society
Hawai’i Tropical Fruit Growers
Hawaiian Springs Natural Water
Huli Sue’s
Kamuela Grown
Ka’u Coffee Growers Coop
Kaulana Foods Ltd
Kawamata Farms, LLC
Kona Coffee Council
Kona Sea Salt
Kuahiwi Ranch
Kulana Foods
Lyman Kona Coffee Farm
Mr. Bean Kona Coffee Farm
Mala’ai Culinary Gardens Of Waimea Middle School
Onodera Farm
Pepsi Bottling Group
Pu’uwai Ranch
Roselani Ice Cream
Slow Food Hawaii
Solimene’s
Sustainable Island Products
UH-M?noa Aquaculture Program
Wailea Agricultural Group
WOW Farm

SPECIAL THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING FOR THEIR SUPPORT:
Mayor Billy Kenoi
Abel Konan, HI Dept of Agriculture
Alan Gottlieb, HCC
Alice Fujii
Beef Check-off Program
Brady Yagi
CTAHR & Community Members
Cristine Hafner, Hafner Creative Communications
Daniel Akaka, Jr.
David Tarnas, MCSI Inc
Derek Kurisu-Living In Paradise
Donna Mah
Fern Gevelek, Fern Gevelek Communications
Jast Hegerfeldt, Fine Point Graphics
Hawaii Community College Culinary Programs
   East & West Hawaii Staff & Culinary Students
Hilton Waikoloa Village Staff & Security
JJ’s Country Market
Jeff & June Ikeda
Jill Mattos
KGMB Sunrise
Kamuela Liquor Store
The Kohala Essence Shop At the Hilton Waikoloa Village
The Kona Wine Market
Kuhio Grille
Lyman Medeiros
Mealani Research Station
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Radio Show
Pacific Radio Group Inc
Pamela Young of KITV
Panda Travel
The Parker Ranch Store
Ray Smith, Award & Sign Center Hawaii
Shirley Nakamoto
Steve & Pat Godszak
Thomas Yeh of Tsukazaki Yeh & Moore Attorneys at Law, Ltd
Tim Bryan