Keiki will be in the kitchen for 2016 Calabash & Cooks fundraiser

Calabash & Cooks 2016

Malama Learning Center is putting keiki in the kitchen for this year's Calabash & Cooks fundraiser presented by Hawaiian Electric Company on March 12, 2016. In addition to featuring professional chefs from award-winning Roy's Ko Olina and Firehouse, this year's event at Kapolei High School is also making students the chef de cuisine. Approximately 36 student chefs from six public high schools – Campbell, Kapolei, Moanalua, Radford, Wai?anae, and Waipahu – will all prepare at least one dish for guests to enjoy.

The 3rd annual event aims to give guests a taste of the organization's work to educate the public about sustainable, healthy living in our island home. Prices start at $40 for general tickets and $75 for VIP. Student tickets are available for $25 and $20 for keiki ages 10 and under. Tickets at the door will cost $50. For additional information or to purchase tickets online visit

The proceeds from Calabash & Cooks will benefit the Ma¯lama Learning Center and its mission to teach and inspire communities to create healthy living environments.

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