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Put Your ‘Braggin in the Bowl’ for Poke Contest
Sam Choy’s  Keauhou  Poke Contest Culminates Three-Day Kamehameha III Celebration in March
About the Event

Sam Choy’s Keauhou Poke Contest is part of Keauhou Resort’s annual Kamehameha III celebration March 15-17 that commemorates the Keauhou-born king, Lani Kauikeaouli.


Spearheaded by celebrity chef Sam Choy, a TV host, cookbook author and founder of Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine, Choy put poke on the culinary map with his many tantalizing preparations. the poke contest celebrates locally sourced seafood with competition in four divisions. Culinary fun encourages the creative use of seaweed, seeds, herbs, spices, nuts, marinades, tofu, fruit, vegetables and seasoning.


The culinary competition offers cash, prizes, rewards and bragging Rights of obtaining Poke Champion of the year. The Event is open to both amateur and professional chefs.



King Kamehameha III Kauikeaouli

Kamehameha Schools Proudly Presents
			
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THE 14TH ANNUAL  LANI KAUIKEAOULI KAMEHAMEHA III  Birthday  Celebration
Schedule & Activities

Free Concert - Saturday, March 15

On the Hawaii Lawn of the Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa

With Emcees Sylark & Kimo Kahoano


4:30 PM * PUNAHELE with Halau Maluhia Kona


5:15 PM * Mailani


6:25 PM * Traditional Hawaiian Music Under the Stars

Nina Kealliwahamana, Marlene Sai, Sonny Lim, Nani Lim and the Ladies of “Na Lei O Kaholoku”, Iaukea Bright, Michael Kaawa, Pomai Brown, Casey Olsen, Palani Vaughan, and many other stars!


7:55 PM * Mark Yamanaka


9:00 PM * Kapena Hula Dancers: Natalie Deisroth, Kini Kaawa & Piilani Schneider


Please join the Daughters of Hawai’i, Royal Order of Kamehameha, Kamehameha Schools for a special tribute to Lani Kauikeaouli on Monday, March 17 at his Birthsite at Keauhou Bay at 10:00 AM.




Puana Ka Ike Lecture by Lily Dudoit Friday March 14 - 5:30 – 7:00 PM

“KEAUHOU, Where the Current Continues to Renew Itself”

Sheraton Kona Resort



LANI KAUIKEAOULI CANOE RACE – Keauhou Canoe Club Race

Saturday, March 15 - 7:00 am sign up by the Canoe Club Hale


3rd ANNUAL SAM CHOY KEAUHOU POKE CONTEST - Sunday, March 16

$5 Entry Fee for 5 Samples and $10 Sample all and receive a souvenier bag.

children under 12 FREE) – Sheraton Kona Convention Center 10AM – 3PM

Proceeds to benefit the Hawaii Community College, Palamanui Culinary Arts Hawaii!

*Island Market Place

*Guest Cooking Demos

*Guest Speakers/Entertainment

*Celebrity Cook Off

*Slam Off of who’s the “BEST” Poke Maker!

SHERATON KONA RESORT & SPA at Keauhou Bay CONVENTION CENTER


FREE CONCERT TROLLEY

4:00 PM – 10:30 PM Park at Keauhou Shopping Center on Saturday

March 15 and from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm on Sunday, March 16


Mats & beach chairs welcome. No coolers, please!

			
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Contest Videos

Words From

Mayor Billy Kenoi

Celebrity Poke-off

The 2013 Winners

Contest Photos
			
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Follow the Contest

Website: Jeremy_king01@yahoo.com

Photos: High wave graphics & advertising

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