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Two-class tea series offered by Onomea Tea Company

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Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, 974-7642

For Immediate Release

Join Rob Nunally and Mike Longo of Onomea Tea Company for a two-class series that will immerse participants in a full experience of tea. The classes are offered through the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo College of Continuing Education and Community Service and will be held on Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., and April 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $40 plus a $10 fee for materials, and is limited to 12 students.

The first class includes an introduction to tea and how it is grown and processed, a tour of the plantation and a tasting. The second class will be a hands-on experience, where students will get to pick and process their very own tea. Please note that tea production is weather and supply dependent, and may be rescheduled if necessary.

Call 974-7664 for more information and registration.

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