The Hawaii Food & Wine Festival's signature event Taste Our Love for the Land showcased dishes using local ingredients and "farm to table" cooking practices. The event featured 20 celebrity chefs, three master sommeliers, 12 winemakers and five mixologists.
The Healthcare Association of Hawaii's Awards & Scholarship Dinner honored caregivers, physicians, leaders and people who work behind the scenes in Hawaii's healthcare industry.
DFS Galleria is now T Galleria by DFS. The luxury travel retailer unveiled the new name for its stores with a gala in Waikiki including a block party, hula and striking dance performers and a surprise concert by United Kingdom artist Estelle. The name T Galleria pays homage to the retailer's dedication to serving travelers. Waikiki's location is the first boutique to receive the new name. All existing DFS Galleria stores across the world will receive the same new name and elevated design over the next 18 months.
A pau hana cocktail party at M Nightclub in Honolulu, Hawaii.
On Saturday, Sept. 21, the Bishop Museum reopened a renovated Pacific Hall, formerly known as Polynesian Hall.
The Equality Hawaii Foundation held its annual fundraiser Equality Gala at the Aloha Tower on Saturday, Sept. 21. The evening featured an appearance from Glee star Matthew Morrison.
The Hawaii Restaurant Association Hall of Fame recognized people who made significant contributions to Hawaii's restaurant industry.
Aloha United Way's VIP Tocqueville Society and Alexander & Baldwin Inc., presented "A Toast to Tocqueville" at the Waialae Country Club on Sept. 25, 2013. The event included an auction of items from Japanese billionaire Genshiro Kawamoto's collection and a serving of fine wine from Central Pacific Bank CEO John Dean's personal collection.
Thousands gathered in Waikiki to greet the Hawaii Five-0 stars and watch the premiere of Season 4's first episode followed by a free Jonas Brothers concert.
The Life Foundation held its Par-Tee Charity Golf Tournament on Sept. 30 at Kapolei Golf Course.
On Oct. 2, 2013, local designers showcased their work at Hawaii Fashion Month's OUTFIT trade show. The event also featured a fashion show styled by HONOLULU's fashion editors.
On Oct. 2, 2013, the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce hosted a benefit wine and food event, Chopsticks & Wine at the Hawaii Convention Center.