Maui Food and Dining

2011 Kula Catholic Community’s Free Laulau Lunch

June 11, 2011, 1:42 PM HST
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By Kristin Hashimoto

Holy Ghost Church, image courtesy of Holy Ghost Mission

This weekend the Kula Catholic Community celebrates the weekend of the Pentecost with free food, games, entertainment and activities. This is their largest fundraising event of the year with, auctions of goods and livestock. This event is a combined effort from the Holy Ghost Mission Church, Our Lady Queen of the Angels in Keokea and St. James the Less in Ulupalakua.

On June 12, from 11:15 a.m., a free laulau meal will be offered to all. Service will be 45 minutes apart and will feature a re-telling of Queen Isabel’s (St. Elizabeth’s) devotion and piety in 14th century Portugal.

Portugese bean soup, chow fun, malasadas, hamburgers, chili and rice will also be available for purchase along with jams, jellies, baked goods and more.

Na Hokuhanohano award winner, Richard Ho’opi’i, will provide live entertainment. The Christ the King Church’s Youth Choir will also perform, along with Kenny Roberts and other talented musicans.


The auction begins at 6:00 p.m. tonight Saturday June 11, and will continue Sunday at 11:00 a.m. and will continue throughout the day, until the last item is sold.


The Holy Ghost Mission is located at 4300 Lower Kula Road. Parking is available at the community center. Visit, for more information.


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