The 16th annual Kona Brewers Festival surfs onto the shore of Kailua Bay on Hawaiis Big Island Saturday, March 12, 2011,tapping up more than 60 types of ales and lagers, served alongside iland-style cuisine from 25 Hawaii chefs. The sell-out event features craft beer, tantalizing food, live music and entertainment outdoors on the shore of Kailua Bay at King
Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. and is presented by Sunetric. The Kona Brewers
Festival is a culminating event of a multi-day celebration that includes a beer and food pairing dinner at the Outrigger Keauhou Beach Resort Thursday, March 10,and a charity golf tournament at Big Island Country Club Friday, March 11.
The Kona Brewers Festival is a community fundraising event made possible by the Bill Healy Foundation that promotes the craft brewery revolution in Hawaii and encourages professional brewers and chefs to work together. The event raises funds for environmental, educational and
cultural organizations. It has raised more than $350,000 over the past 15 years. For information on any of the festival events, visit www.KonaBrewersFestival.com or call 808-331-3033.