HONOLULU Magazine 2021 Gift Guide for Food Lovers: The Best Farm Tours and Baking Classes on O‘ahu
Whether your friends and family are naughty or love spice, you’ll find the right gift for everyone with great taste on your list. Here’s wishing them all season’s eatings.
Kō Hana Estate Sugar Cane Farm Tour
Explore rows of sugar cane, sip fresh-pressed juice, see how it’s distilled into rum, then taste four samples of the local spirit. $45, kama‘āina discounts available.
92-1770 Kunia Road, #227, Kunia, (808) 649-0830, kohanarum.com, @kohanarum
Sweet Land Farm Tour
Meet the goats who provide the milk needed for Sweet Land’s chèvre, caramel, gelato, lotions and soaps. You’ll milk and feed a goat, learn how to make cheese and explore Emma Bello’s 86-acre farm.
$13–$20, 65-1031 Kaukonahua Road, Waialua, (808) 228-6838, @sweetlandfarmhawaii
Beyond Pastry Classes
Learn from Cristina Nishioka in her bakery where she stocks the pastry case with plum frangipane tarts and Portuguese sausage furikake biscuits.
1067 Alakea St., (808) 352-8303, beyondpastrystudio.com, @beyondpastrystudio