Your SPAM-tastic guide to Waikiki Spam Jam 2016


15-0346-SPAM-JAm-Identity-GraphicMmmm. Do you smell that savory, distinctly porky scent wafting in the spring trades across Kalakaua? That’s right, it’s Spam Jam! For the fourteenth year, the absolutely bonkers street fest takes over Waikiki in a massive celebration of our state’s canned meat of choice.

When: Saturday, April 30 from 4 to 10 p.m.
Where: Up and down Kalakaua Avenue
Why: A benefit for the Hawaii Foodbank, Waikiki Community Center and Visitor Aloha Society of Hawaii
Admission: Free
Parking: Parking information

The entertainment

Outrigger Stage — fronting the Outrigger Waikiki Hotel
4:30pm Hiroshima
5:15pm Waimanalo Sunset Band
6:30pm Ben Vegas & Maila Gibson
7:30pm Jeff Rasmussen & Robi Kahakalau
8:30pm Raiatea Helm

Shops of Hawaii Stage — fronting the Royal Hawaiian Center
4:30pm The Women of Halau Ka Waikahe Lani Malie & The Men of Kahulaliwai
5:30pm Honoka & Azita
6:30pm Germaine’s Luau
7:30pm Lehua Kalima and Shawn Pimental
8:30pm EMKE

On the menu

Saturday’s Spam Jam guarantees to be to have you SPungover with Spammy creations from 16 participating restaurants and stores.

ABC Stores


On the menu: SPAM kamakaze ($5) and tempura SPAM fries ($6)

Atlantis Seafood & Steak


On the menu: SPAM lau lau ($8) and SPAM bun ($4)

Buho Cocina y Cantina


On the menu: SPAM tacos with Maui Gold pineapple (2 for $5), SPAM fried rice burrito ($TBD) and fresh guacamole ($TBD)

Chai’s Waikiki

Ahi Spam Katsu with Wasabi Green Curry

On the menu: Ahi SPAM katsu with mango salsa ($12) and SPAM fritter with fresh pineapple ($12)

Duke’s Waikiki


On the menu: Duke’s famous Hula Pie ($9) and Korean SPAM street tacos ($5)

Eggs ‘n Things


On the menu: Crispy SPAM chips ($5), grilled SPAM & cheese sandwich ($6) and a combo ($10)

Gordon Biersch


On the menu: Gordon Biersch garlic fries ($5), BBQ SPAM sliders ($5) and SPAM won ton nachos ($6)

Hard Rock Cafe


On the menu: Apple SPobbler ($4) and SPmac & cheese balls

Hawaiian Crown Plantation


On the menu: Grilled pineapple & SPAM skewers, grilled SPAM & cheese sliders, pineapple sorbet with SPAM sprinkles

Hula Grill


On the menu: SPAM fried rice ($6), SPAM loco moco ($10) and SPAMwich ($6) and the Award-winning Gemütlichkeit Spamwich

MAC 24/7


On the menu: Mongolian SPAM Poke Bowls ($5) and Coconut SPlan with candied SPAM ($5)

Mahaloha Burger


On the menu: Loco moco SPAM burger and teriyaki SPAM burger

Noi Thai

On the menu: Noi’s SPAM Salad ($7), SPAM Pineapple Fried Rice ($8)



On the menu: Assorted gourmet ice pops ($4)

PF Chang’s

SPAM Lo Mein

On the menu: SPAM lo mein and SPAM lettuce wraps

Seafood Village


On the menu: SPAM shumai and SPAM manapua