Kona Cacao and The Big Island Chocolate Festival

Patrick’s special guests are Kona Island’s Farsheed Bonakdar and Ken Melrose. Farsheed, owner of the Cocoa Outlet and known as “The Chocolate Guy in Hawaii” and Ken Melrose, owner of Primavera Cacao Farm, share their intimate knowledge of Kona Hawaii’s cacao industry and its history. Kona’s excellent weather and soil are perfect for growing and cultivating a very high quality cacao fruit!

Where to Listen

Patrick’s special guests are Kona Island’s Farsheed Bonakdar and Ken Melrose. Farsheed, owner of the Cocoa Outlet and known as “The Chocolate Guy in Hawaii” and Ken Melrose, owner of Primavera Cacao Farm, share their intimate knowledge of Kona Hawaii’s cacao industry and its history. Kona’s excellent weather and soil are perfect for growing and cultivating a very high quality cacao fruit!