2016 Made in Hawai‘i Festival
Photos: Courtesy of Made in Hawaii Festival
WHAT: First Hawaiian Bank Presents the 2016 Made in Hawai‘i Festival
A three-day showcase of “Made in Hawai‘i” products, including food, books, art, gifts, fashions, plants, crafts, produce and more. Enjoy cooking demonstrations and live entertainment.
WHEN: Friday, Aug. 19 from 10 a.m.–9 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 20 from 10 a.m.–9 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 21 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
WHERE: Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena, 777 Ward Avenue
COST: $6; children six and under free; look for $1-off coupons at First Hawaiian Bank's O‘ahu branches, starting in mid-August (while supplies last).
Save the date
When attendees explore the aisles at this year’s Made in Hawai‘i Festival presented by First Hawaiian Bank, they will discover more than 50 exhibitors that are new to the festival this year, or are returning after an absence from this annual event. This premier showcase of locally crafted, manufactured and grown products from more than 400 vendors comes to the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena. Admission is $6 per person, with free admission for children age six and under. Look for $1-off admission coupons at all First Hawaiian Bank branches on O‘ahu, starting in mid-August, while supplies last.
Cooking demonstrations and musical performances throughout each day add to the fun of shopping this bountiful selection of apparel and accessories, handicrafts and fine art, home furnishings, bath and beauty products, traditional Hawaiian crafts, food products and confections from around the 50th state.
Spanning the island chain, here is a sampling of new exhibitors making their Made in Hawai‘i Festival debut this year:
HONOLULU Magazine is excited to participate in the Made in Hawai‘i Festival by coordinating the cooking demonstrations. The cooking demonstration will feature dishes from Hawai‘i chefs. Derek Kurisu of KTA Super Stores will be serving as the cooking demonstrations emcee, so it’s sure to be a fun and entertaining time!
Try the recipes at home
Download the 2017 Made In Hawaii Festival recipe guide made possible by the Department of Agriculture and it’s Buy Local It Matters program by clicking here.