What You’ll Feast on at the 2020 Hale ‘Aina Celebration
Truffle carbonara, decadent desserts and more from a variety of Hale ‘Aina Award-winning restaurants.
HONOLULU’s biggest event of the year is coming up on Dec. 12 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at International Market Place. Attendees can look forward to an elevated foodie experience coupled with a VIP red carpet treatment at this year’s Hale ‘Aina Celebration presented by First Hawaiian Bank x Mastercard.
Once you check in, you’ll receive a special gift bag from Foodland. The swag bag will include Chef Reid’s “Fish Food,” which is a saimin-based seasoning from Redfish Poke; a packaged jam from Mahi‘ai Table; and shortbread cookies from et al, Foodland’s newest in-store restaurant in Kāhala.
During the event, you’ll be treated to exclusive dishes from five Hale ‘Aina Award-winning restaurants. The menu features the following:
Nico’s Pier 38
Angry ‘ahi dip with wonton chips
Crispy garlic chicken
Taormina Sicilian Cuisine
Roy’s Hawai‘i Kai + Eating House 1849
Braised beef short rib with a mushroom pan gravy, roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables
Duo of MW chocolate buttermilk cake and strawberry matcha shortcake
Best of all, you can enjoy the evening from the comfort of your car. Each course will be brought to your vehicle with social distancing protocols in place.
General Admission tickets are still available! General Admission includes access for two or four people per vehicle to enjoy the event from your vehicle, truck bed or back of your SUV.