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Ka'u Coffee Recipe Contest

11 a.m., Sunday, April 29, 2018, Ka’u Coffee Mill
Free coffee and recipe tastings

Triple C Recipe ContestThe Ka'u Coffee Recipe Contest, hosted by the Ka'u Coffee Mill, rewards creative cooks for their original recipes containing Ka'u coffee. The three main categories in the Adult and Student divisions are Pupu (appetizers), Entrees and Desserts. The event was emceed by Makana Kamahele.

**Check back later for 2018 entry form**

Triple C Recipe ContestTriple C Recipe ContestPlease READ RULES before applying.

Next year, come support the applicants as you enjoy free live entertainment, meet Miss Ka'u Coffee, tour the Ka'u Coffee Mill and farms, and indulge yourself in free coffee and recipe tastings.

Entry to the event and contest is free. Winners are announced at the event, contestants must be present to win. For previous event photos, click here.

For more information or questions, please contact Nikki at (808) 928-0550 or

Congrats to the 2017 Winners:

Adult Division, Pupu (appetizer)

1st - Austin Kilkenny with "Ka'u Coffee Marlin Dip"

2nd - Elgon Villanueva with "Garlic Furikake Coffee Wings"

3rd - Peggy Kilkenny with "Ka'u Coffee Trei Chicken Sushi Cake"

Adult Division, Entree

1st - Peggy Kilkenny with "Ka'u Coffee Enchiladas"

2nd - Austin Kilkenny with "Ohana Comfort Beef Stew"

3rd Elgon Villanueva with "Pefectly Perked Pahala Pork Tenderloin"

Adult Division, Dessert

1st - Peggy Kilkenny with "Velvety Ka'u Coffee Latte Cheesecake minis"

2nd - Austin Kilkenny with "Caramel Apple Macchiato Bars"

3rd - Victoria Gooderham with "Chocolate Eclairs with Coffee Cream"

Student Division, Pupu (appetizer)

1st - Tiare Wong Yuen with "Infused Ka'u Coffee Fried Wontons"

2nd - Melia Okimoto with "Sweet n' Salty Coffee Pops"

Student Division, Entree

1st - Melia Okimoto with "Moa Kope/Ka'u Coffee Chicken"

Student Division, Dessert

1st - Tiare Wong Yuen with "Ka'u Coffee Cup Cake"

2nd - Melia Okimoto with "Ka'u Coffee Latte Cake"


For photos and more from the 2017 event, click here.