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August 4, 2017
The Joy of Sake
The Joy of Sake celebrates Hawaii's hundred-year love affair with sake—from the early days of Japanese immigration and the founding of the Honolulu Sake Brewery up to the present. Today Honolulu hosts the annual U.S. National Sake Appraisal and has more sake-serving restaurants per capita than any other city in the country.
August 13, 2016 The Traveling Plate Hawaii - Hilo, Hawaii
The Traveling Plate - A Statewide Culinary Tour To Benefit Easter Seals Hawai‘i. Sponsored by The Hawai?i Department of Agriculture and Kona Brewing Company.
August 19, 2017 The Traveling Plate Maui - Kihei, Hawaii
Maui will host the 3rd launch event, in partnership with Sugar Beach Events located in South Maui. #TPMaui, a grazing style evening, will highlight Maui chefs crafting locally sourced eats from Maui’s best farms. Participating Maui chefs include Host Chef Lee Anderson of Sugar Beach Events, Chef Eric Morrissette of Fleetwood’s on Front Street, Chef Bella Toland of Travassa Hana, visiting celebrity guest Chef Lee Anne Wong of Koko Head Cafe in Honolulu and desserts by B3-A Beach Bunny Bakery.
September 2-3, 2017 35th Okinawan Festival - Waikiki, Hawaii
Event includes an exciting lineup of live entertainment from Hawaii and Okinawa; delicious local foods like laulau, chili and bbq chicken as well as Okinawan favorites like andagi, Okinawan soba, and pig”s feet soup and a Cultural Exhibit.
September 8, 2017
Taste of the Hawaiian Range & Agriculture Festival
Waikoloa Village, Hawaii
EVENT IS ON HIATUS FOR 2017, WILL RETURN NEW & IMPROVED IN 2018.
September 9, 2017
8th Annual Hawaii Rice Festival
Get out your chopsticks and bring your appetite for a one-day taste trip around the world, and celebrate Hawaii's beloved grain at the Hawaii Rice Festival. A full day of activities is planned including cookoffs, contests, demonstrations, and of course, lots of yummy rice dishes to eat. We'll be taking rice donations for Lanakila Pacific's "Meals on Wheels" program, which feeds needy seniors.
September 17, 2017 - The Traveling Plate O'ahu - Honolulu, Hawaii
The Traveling Plate - A Statewide Culinary Tour To Benefit Easter Seals Hawai‘i. Sponsored by The Hawai?i Department of Agriculture and Kona Brewing Company
September 1-10, 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress & Forum
Held once every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress brings together several thousand leaders and decision-makers from government, civil society, indigenous peoples, business, and academia, with the goal of conserving the environment and harnessing the solutions nature offers to global challenges. The Congress aims to improve how we manage our natural environment for human, social and economic development, but this cannot be achieved by conservationists alone. The IUCN Congress is the place to put aside differences and work together to create good environmental governance, engaging all parts of society to share both the responsibilities and the benefits of conservation. The Forum is a hub of public debate, bringing together people from all around the world to discuss and develop solutions to the world’s most pressing conservation and sustainability challenges. It will demonstrate innovative, scalable solutions from all areas and from all around the globe to address challenges at local and global levels – from small islands to entire regions, from individual to collective actions.
September 17, 2016 - Huaka'i Mauka - Kaneohe, Hawaii
Hui o Ko'olaupoko (HOK) is honored to announce their 3rd Annual Mauka to Makai fundraiser. This year marks the twenty-first year working as a non-profit in Ko'olaupoko with the mission of: protecting ocean health by restoring the 'aina: mauka to makai. We hope you will join us in making our annual fundraiser a continued success. Huaka'i Mauka (journey to the mountains), takes place on the beautiful grounds of Kualoa Ranch. The Mauka event includes an elegant evening on the ranch featuring tours and libations at HOK’s Hakipu'u Stream Restoration Site, followed by a farm to fork dinner prepared by Hawaii’s favorite chefs. In addition, the evening will feature live music, beer and wine, a dessert bar and a robust silent auction.
August 17, 2013 Wahiawa Pineapple Festival - Wahiawa, Hawaii
Along with the sweet and delicious taste of Hawaiian pineapple, day-long activities include a parade, trolley rides, a film festival, stage performances, crafters, and five "villages" or displays highlighting the local cultures, including Hawaiian, Filipino, Japanese, Okinawan and early farming families.
September 20-21, 2012 Hawaii Agriculture Conference
'Leveraging Partnerships for Profit' With over 500 expected attendees from throughout the state, this dynamic 2-day conference will feature nationally acclaimed speakers; Hawaii based producers, agriculture professionals, an all Hawaii products luncheon, an evening Pau Hana Reception and a large scale interactive trade show.
September 10-11, 2010 Taste of Lahaina - Lahaina, Hawaii
With dozens of booths offering samples of their cuisine, it's easy to try all your favorite restaurants as well as some new ones. The event also has music from rock to reggae to traditional Hawaiian and an agricultural tent offering locally grown food from Maui.
September 11, 2010 LHSBBA Fall Craft Fair - Wahiawa, Hawaii
The public is invited to Leilehua High School Band Booster Fall Craft Fair on September 11, 2010 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Leilehua High School Cafeteria, 1515 California Avenue, Wahiawa Lots of Craft booths, ono food/delicious bake goods, Orchid sale, Ray's Chicken sale, free music/entertainment, Lot's Of Door Prizes, and family fun! Come and join us in Wahiawa.
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