Saturday - Food, music and art at benefit gala: “A Taste of Asian Blend” benefit will run from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the King Kamehameha Ballroom in Waikapu. Listen to music by Asian Blend with Sonya Mendez and Marlena Zion, Shamrocks and others. Savor dishes by chefs Colin Hazama of Starwood Resorts Sheraton Waikiki Hotel; Bev Gannon of Gannon Restaurants; Tom Muromoto of Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel and other local chefs. Bid on silent auction items. For tickets and information, call 385-6006. Featured Chef Colin Hazama at “A Taste of Asian Blend” photo provided by Mitch Hazama.