Media Room

If you are member of the media and would like to reach us about the 2019 Big Island Chocolate Festival, please contact Fern Gavelek at (808) 640-2155 or email inquiries to FernG@Hawaii.rr.com

2018 Press Coverage:

2018 BICF Online Media Links

June 16, 2018
June 16, 2018
June 21, 2018

May 5, 2018

Maui Now

May 1, 2018

SoCal Restaurant Show Podcast with Farsheed Bonakdar, KCA and BICF President

SoCal Restaurant Show Podcast with Alicia Boada, of Barry Callebaut Chocolates

SoCal Restaurant Show Podcast with John Atanasio of Tattoo Tequila Chocolates

SoCal Restaurant Show Podcast with Stephane Treand of The Pastry School 

SoCal Restaurant Show Podcast with Dayne Tanabe and Eddie Enojardo of Hilton Waikoloa Village

April 30, 2018

KITV News at 10 Broadcast

April 30, 2018

Big Island Now - BICF Names Winners

Big Island Now - Hight School Chefs Take Top Honors

April 30, 2018

West Hawaii Today

Hawaii Tribune Herald - Students Show Their Dessert Skills

April 28, 2018

Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawaii.com

April 26, 2018

SoCal Restaurant Show - Live from BICF

April 25, 2018

Hawaii Life Blog

April 24, 2018

West Hawaii Today

April 23, 2018

365 Kona - Blog

April 22, 2018

Hawaii Tribune Herald

April 20, 2018

Big Island Now

April 19, 2018

West Hawaii Today

April 18, 2018

Hawaii Tribune Herald

April 17, 2018

KHON2 News

April 17, 2018

KHON2 News - Living 808

April 16, 2018

North Hawaii News - Waimea Country School

April 16, 2018

Link Shared via KITV

April 11, 2018

http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/clip/14272118/big-island-chocolate-festival-offers-decadent-gala

April 6, 2018

https://www.clarkhawaii.com/blog/2018/04/celebrate-hawaii-cacao-farmers-and-chocolatiers-at-the-big-island-chocolate-festival/

March 30, 2017

https://10times.com/chocolate-festival-hawaii?utm_source=odash&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=odash_eventReverify27Days

March 27, 2018

http://bigislandnow.com/2018/03/26/big-island-chocolate-festival-april-28/

March 19, 2018

http://mauinow.com/2018/03/19/maui-culinary-program-is-beneficiary-of-big-island-chocolate-festival/

Feb 28, 2018

https://www.hawaiianairlines.com/calendar-of-events/7th-annual-big-island-chocolate-festival

February 6, 2018

http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/2018/02/06/features/lets-talk-food-happenings-around-town/

January 1, 2018

http://travelandgolf.info/2018/01/01/big-island-chocolate-festival-2018/

December 24, 2017

http://www.mauinews.com/life/pau-hana/2017/12/chocolate-oasis-there-really-is-a-pot-of-hana-gold-at-end-of-east-maui-rainbow/

December 19, 2017

http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/features/let-s-talk-food-merry-christmas

December 11, 2017

http://westhawaiitoday.com/north-hawaii-news/northern-notes/bicf-seeks-2018-beneficiaries

December 9, 2017

https://www.themaven.net/thechocolatelife/events/2018-big-island-chocolate-festival-krkzLbuum0--5StuWMN5kg

 

December 7, 2017

http://www.thisweekhawaii.com/events/big-island/1221/big-island-chocolate-festival/

November 30, 2017

http://bigislandnow.com/2017/12/01/hawaii-island-chocolate-festival-seeking-beneficiaries/

https://newsofhawaii.com/2017/12/01/hawaii-island-chocolate-festival-seeking-beneficiaries/

October 25, 2017

http://www.aluxurytravelblog.com/2017/10/25/5-big-island-food-festivals-to-look-out-for-2018/

September 18, 2017

http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36394711/sunrise-10-year-on-hawaii-island-community

Date of These Posts Unknown

https://thinkbigislandtravel.com/hawaii-news/

https://www.hawaiianairlines.com/calendar-of-events/big-island-chocolate-festival

https://www.wtahawaii.com/2018-big-island-chocolate-festival/

http://punahappenings.com/pb/wp_b8c0700f/wp_b8c0700f.html

http://www.southkohala.com/events/festivals/big-island-chocolate-festival

https://10times.com/chocolate-festival-hawaii

https://www.gohawaii.com/islands/events/big-island-chocolate-festival-3

https://www.alohavisitorguides.com/event/big-island-chocolate-festival-4/all/

http://hawaiipublicradio.org/community-calendar

http://chocolateaffairsmagazine.com/cccccccccccccccc/

http://www.thisweekhawaii.com/events/big-island/1221/big-island-chocolate-festival/

April 1, 2017

Story in Low Carb Magazine Issue Link to download below:

April 7, 2017

April 18,2017
 
April 19, 2017
 
April 20, 2017
 
April 21, 2017
 
 
April 26-28: airing 50 times from Orange County in Southern California via AM 830 KLAA,  Andy Harris “SoCal Restaurant Show”
April 28, 2017
 
April 28,2017 Broadcast Live from BICF:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2016 Press Coverage:

Feb. 2, 2016

http://www.gohawaii.com/en/events/big-island-chocolate-festival1/

Feb. 5, 2016

http://westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-features/about-town-2-5-16

Feb. 5, 2016

http://damontucker.com/2016/02/05/big-island-chocolate-festival-salutes-hawaii-volcanoes-national-park-centennial/

Feb. 6, 2016

http://bigislandnow.com/2016/02/06/2016-big-island-chocolate-festival-to-salute-hvnp/

March 8, 2016

http://experience.usatoday.com/food-and-wine/story/festivals-events-guide/food-festivals/2016/03/07/sweets-festivals-usa/81265916/

March 13
 
March 16, 2016
 
March 30, 2016
 
April, 2016
 
April 7, 2016
 
April 14, 2016
 
April 19, 2016
 
April 20, 2016
 
April 21, 2016
 
April 28, 2016
 
April 30, 2016
 
May 2, 2016
 
May 3, 2016
 
May 6, 2016
 
May 6, 2016
 
May 8, 2016
 
May 8, 2016
 
May 9, 2016

2015 Press Coverage:

2.7.2015

2.15.2015

 
4.2.2015
 
4.2.2015
 
4.5.2015
 
4.7.2015
 
4.9.2015
 
4.13.2015
 
4.13.2015
 
4.15.2015
 
4.16.2015
4.23.2015
 
4.29.30
 4.30.2015
 
5.1.2015
 
5.3.2015
 
5.5.2015
 
5.5.2015
 
5.7.2015
 
5.7.2015
 
5.7.2015
KWXX and KHNON TV (FOX) Wake Up 2Day
 
5.8.2015
 
5.9.2015
 
5.9.2015

2014 Press Coverage