tue07nov7:00 pmAfter Dark in the Park - November 7, 2023Hawaiian Chocolate: Cacao Farming on Hawai'i Island7:00 pm(GMT-10:00) Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium


November 7, 2023 7:00 pm(GMT-10:00)


Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium

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Hawaiian Chocolate: Cacao Farming on Hawai’i Island

The Greeks referred to it as the food of the gods. Both Aztec and Mayan civilizations swore by the beneficial properties of this amazing fruit and its many uses. Just one state in the U.S. can grow the remarkable cacao tree – Hawaiʻi. Join Dan Corson of the Hāmākua Chocolate Farm as he takes us on a virtual tour of a working cacao farm. From harvesting fruit to bringing the product to market, come learn why many consider Hawaiian chocolate to be among the best on Earth and a step towards a more sustainable future for Hawaiian agriculture.

When: November 7 at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Kīlauea Visitor Center auditorium

Part of Hawai‘i Volcanoes’ ongoing After Dark in the Park series.

Event is free, however your suggested $2.00 donation helps support park programs. Park entrance fees apply.

For information, call (808) 985-6011.

Program co-sponsored by Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park.