This year’s Made in Hawai‘i Festival to be biggest ever; tickets on sale Aug. 4
The 29th Annual Made in Hawai‘i Festival will showcase Hawai‘i’s creativity and rich cultural heritage, offering attendees an opportunity to explore a vast array of made-in-Hawai‘i products while enjoying live entertainment, chef demos and more, this August.
The three-day festival will be the largest ever in its 29-year history, and will be held for the first time at the iconic Hawai‘i Convention Center in Honolulu from Aug. 18 through 20. All-day access tickets for $8 will be available beginning Aug. 4 at www.MadeinHawaiiFestival.com.
The Made in Hawai‘i Festival will feature hundreds of vendors showcasing thousands of products, spotlighting the state’s most talented local artisans, entrepreneurs, and chefs. The festival will offer a showcase of Hawaiiana, clothing, food items, unique gifts, jewelry, intricate arts and crafts, and much more reflecting the diversity and creativity of the islands.
Local celebrity chefs will present cooking demonstrations, providing insight into the art of Hawai‘i’s diverse cuisine and the opportunity to savor the distinct tastes and aromas that make Hawai‘i foods no ka ‘oi. Adding to the festive ambiance, Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winning musicians will take the stage to entertain attendees with traditional and contemporary music of the islands.
New this year is the Made in Hawai‘i Festival Beer Garden, available to guests ages 21 and older. The beer garden will be the perfect spot to sample a refreshing beverage and taste the latest from Hawai‘i’s local breweries.
The Made in Hawaii Festival is produced by the Hawaii Food Industry Association and is sponsored by Mahi Pono, the official farm; Central Pacific Bank, the official bank; Hawaiian Airlines, the official airline; and Hawaii Technology Development Corporation, the official manufacturing partner of Made in Hawaii Festival.