Big Island Chocolate Festival
With the theme, “Worth Its Weight in Gold: The History of Chocolate,” the sixth annual Big Island Chocolate Festival is April 28-29 with events headquartered from the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel and starting with a plantation tour at Original Hawaiian Chocolate Factory in Keauhou. General admission tickets to the indoor-outdoor gala are $79 presale and $100 at the door. Enjoy sweet and savory culinary creations, live chocolate sculpture, unlimited wine and beer pours, entertainment, dancing, silent auction. Special room/ticket packages available. www.BigIslandChocolateFestival.com.