Honolulu's biggest celebration of craft beer welcomed 34 breweries and 15 of Hawaii's restaurants for a Saturday afternoon tasting. Patrons also enjoyed onstage entertainment by the Piranha Brothersm Natural T and the Hop Heads and Saloon Pilots, but the beer sampling was the highlight of the event with more than 60 brews on tap. The event was organized by REAL, a Gastropub at Ward Centers.
Vivien Tham celebrated the grand opening of her new opthamology practice at 1401 S. Beretania St. Suite 560.
The Honolulu Museum of Art fundraiser August Moon featured small plates from restaurants, and wines from more than 20 Hawaii, northern California, Oregon and Australia winemakers. Proceeds from the event supports the museum’s art education programs.
From Aug. 2-4, the Pacific Ink and Art Expo showcased the work of tattoo artists from Hawaii and around the world at the Neal Blaisdell Expo Hall.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie proclaimed October as Hawaii Fashion Month.
On Saturday, Aug. 17, thousands participated in the obstacle racing challenge Hawaii Spartan Race at Kualoa Ranch.
The Joy of Sake featured a public tasting of 384 junmai, ginjo and daiginjo sakes from the U.S. National Sake Appraisal. Sixteen Hawaii restaurants served appetizers to accompany the sakes.
The Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii hosted its annual fundraising event, Walk in the Country at the Lanikuhonua at Ko Olina Resort.
The monthly art and flea market, Art and Flea featured more 60 late-night vendors at Fresh Cafe in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Christian Self, Timo Lee and Phil Manzanera celebrated the grand opening of their new cocktail bar, Bevy at 661 Auahi St. in Kakaako.
The American Cancer Society's fundraiser Bridging Birthdays Carnival featured live musical performances, a celebrity auction and wine tasting at the Bishop Museum.