Candles and Canning for the Holidays

November 2, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Hive at Ho'ea Farms
Registration Required, $15 Material Fee
Karla(808) 224-1404E-mail

50localJoin us as we welcome the handcrafted holiday season!  Learn how to process and preserve your local harvest and use a local byproduct (beeswax) to make candles.

Each workshop participant will make and take home jars of local preserves and molded beeswax candles!  Canning jars, local beeswax and candle-making supplies will be provided.  Participants are asked to bring:

  • Local fruit for canning
  • Small milk cartons and old nylon stockings or t-shirt material (to filter wax) for candle making
  • A local foods potluck dish for lunch

Class size is limited and registration is required.  Call Karla at (808) 224-1404 or email her at to register.


Debbie Choo is the owner of Kohala’s Finest LLC which makes and sells jams, jellies, butters, salad dressings and sauces from local ingredients.

Andrea Dean is the Project Director of North Kohala Eat Locally Grown.  She makes beeswax candles as a hobby each holiday season.




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