Island Fish Cookery, learn four tasty styles of preparing farm-raised moi; applications can be used on a variety of fish; 6-9 p.m., Kapi'olani Community College; $25. 734-9441.
WINEZ & GRINDZ, guest chefs preparing five-course dinners with fine food and decadent desserts, 5-9 p.m. today and June 22 in the Pineapple Room at Liberty House, Ala Moana; $49 per person, or $64 with wine pairings. Reservations: 945-8881.
Baking Basics I, a course that covers techniques such as measuring, weighing and equipment use; 9 a.m.-noon today and Saturdays through July 14, Kapi'olani Community College; $185. 734-9441.
Cooking Basics I, an introductory course to the basics of knife handling, sanitation, basic food preparation and production, basic sauces and some meat and vegetable production; 1-4 p.m. today and every Saturday through July 14, Kapi'olani Community College; $185. 734-9441.
Taste of Italy, a combination of live entertainment, a fresh vegetable market, gelato delicacies and tasty Italian food; today through June 16, Plumeria Beach Cafe at the Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hotel; $38.75 per person and $19.50 per child (ages 5-12). For information or to make reservations: 739-8760.
Soup Classics, learn how to prepare popular hot and chilled soups that are both light and healthy or hearty and satisfying; 6-9 p.m June 14, Kapi'olani Community College; $25. 734-9441.
Father's Day Cooking Demonstration, a chef instructor at Kapi'olani Community College and his son, executive chef of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, team up to prepare a delicious meal; noon June 16, Liberty House, 4th floor, Ala Moana Center; seating is limited to 50 people, but customers are welcome to stand and observe free of charge; purchase of $10 ticket entitles bearer to a seat and sampling. Call 941-2345 for more information or 945-8023 to purchase tickets.
Taste of Wailea, with sumptuous meals featuring the talents of Maui's finest chefs and a wide selection of domestic and imported wines; held in conjunction with the 2nd annual Maui Film Festival at Wailea; 5-7:15 p.m. June 16, Private Function Terrace, Wailea Gold & Emerald Golf Course; $95, includes special surprise film premiere at the Celestial Cinema, an outdoors theater. For information visit www.mauifilmfestival.com or call (808) 579-9244.
An Evening with the Chef, a guest chef event featuring a four-course menu with wine pairings held in celebration of Sheraton Moana Surfrider's 100th anniversary; 6:30 p.m. June 16, Ship's Tavern restaurant at the hotel; $100 per person inclusive of tax and tip. 922-3111.
Cooking Classes at Williams Sonoma, with various Sheraton Hawai'i chefs, plus samples and recipes; noon-1 p.m. June 22, July 20, Aug. 24, Sept. 21, Oct. 26 and Nov. 16 at Williams Sonoma, Ala Moana Center; free. 951-5006.
10th Annual Taste of Honolulu, a fund-raiser for Easter Seals Hawai'i; 5-10 p.m. June 22, noon-10 p.m. June 23 and noon-7 p.m. June 24, Honolulu Civic Center grounds; with tasting booths and entertainment; $3, free for ages 12 and under and those 55 and older. Visit www.EasterSealsHawaii.org or call 536-1015.
Lana'i Visiting Artist Program, with chefs from around the country; taste their signature dishes and view cooking demonstrations; July 28-29 and Sept. 15-16 at the Manele Bay Resort in Lana'i; Aug. 11-12 and Oct. 13-14 at the Lodge at Koele on Lana'i. For information or reservations, call 1-800-321-4666.
12th Annual Maui Onion Festival, with live cooking demonstrations, food tastings and more, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 4-5, Whalers Village; free. Visit www.whalersvillage.com or call (808) 661-4567.
The Taste at Kapolei, with guest chefs, tastings and children's events, 6-10 p.m. Oct. 20, Ko Olina Resort; organized by the Rotary Club of Kapolei to benefit the children of Kapolei. Tickets $50 in advance. Visit www.thetasteatkapolei.com for information.
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