Event Welcomes Residents and Visitors to Enjoy “A Day in the Country” learning about Hawaii’s Agriculture and Ranching Communities1014285_351518944976393_403255331_a

The Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation (HFBF) in partnership with the Hawaii State 4-H Livestock Council (4-H) and the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture, will hold its annual Hawaii State Farm Fair at Kualoa Ranch on July 13 and 14. The community is invited to learn about agriculture through various educational exhibits, demonstrations and workshops. Visitors and residents alike can enjoy time in the country market and plant sale buying some of the freshest, locally grown produce and plants. There will also be live entertainment, food — including grass-fed beef from Kualoa Ranch — and fun activities for the entire family.

WHERE: Kualoa Ranch, 51-560 Kamehameha Highway, Kaaawa, HI 96730

WHEN: Saturday, July 13, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday,July 14, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Hawaii State Farm Fair was started in 1962 to promote public awareness of Hawaii’s agricultural industry.  It has served as one of Hawaii’s premier agricultural events for over 50 years and features a country market, an orchid and plant sale, kid activities, horse rides, local entertainment, exhibits, live farm animals, demonstrations, workshops, and agricultural-related contests. Admission is free for children and students with a valid student I.D. Adults are $5.00, but can receive a $1.00 off admission by showing their Foodland Maika’i card.

The HFBF was founded in 1948 in Hawaii and is the largest non-profit agriculture organization representing approximately 2,000 farm and ranch family members statewide and serving as Hawaii’s voice of agriculture. HFBF works to protect, advocate and advance the interests of Hawaii’s diverse agricultural community.

 

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