On November 17, Hospice Hawaii hosted its annual wine-tasting benefit fundraiser, Na Hoa Malama, at Waialae Country Club. Guests enjoyed a California cuisine gourmet dinner with wine pairings, silent auction and awards ceremony.
On October 26, Hawaii Business hosted its annual Wahine Forum at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom. The event, meant to support women in business, featured workshops and a keynote address with leaders in Hawaii business.
On October 26, the second annual Lei Chic Mercedes-Benz Pop-Up Boutique transformed the Mercedes-Benz showroom into a place to buy local fashion, jewelry, swimwear and more. The event featured local designers, exclusive pieces and special discounts.
On October 21, the Hui Makaala Scholarship Fund Luncheon and Fashion Show took place at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. The event included fashions from Monstuki, Amos Kotomori and a clothing collection debut by Kumu Hula Sonny Ching.
On October 19, The Slopes of Diamondhead HUI presented their wild annual fundraiser Crazy, Sexy, Ghoul at Aloha Tower. Thousands of people showed up in costume and proceeds went directly to Make-A-Wish Hawaii.
The Honolulu Chamber of Commerce held the 11th Annual Chopsticks and Wine event at the Hawaii Convention Center. The event, called "Wine...And All That Jazz," had over a dozen of Hawaii's top chefs for food and wine tasting.