WHAT: First Hawaiian Bank Presents the 2014 Made in Hawaii Festival

A 3-day showcase of "Made in Hawaii" products, including food, books, art, gifts, fashions, plants, crafts, produce and more. Plus cooking demonstrations and ongoing entertainment

WHEN: Friday – Sunday, August 15-17, 2014 Friday & Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena, 777 Ward Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii

Cost: $4; children six and under free; look for $1.00-off coupons at First Hawaiian Bank's Oahu branches, starting in mid-August (while supplies last)


HONOLULU Magazine is happy to be participating with the Made in Hawaii Festival by coordinating the Cooking Demonstrations that take place over the three days. Here's a look at the schedule:
Friday, August 16
10:30 a.m. Pikake Room - Melveen Leed and Jay Larrin
12:30 p.m. Pikake Room - Jerry Santos
2 p.m. Arena - Chai Chaowasaree, Chef Chai (top photo)
3 p.m. Pikake Room - Kaumakaiwa
4 p.m. Arena - Ronnie Nasuti, Tiki's Grill & Bar (bottom photo)
5 p.m. Pikake Room - Mark Yamanaka
6 p.m. Arena - Jason Iwane, Kalapawai Café & Deli
7 p.m. Pikake Room - Kapena

Saturday, August 17
10:30 a.m. Pikake Room - Na Hoa
Noon Arena - William Chen, Beachhouse at the Moana Surfrider (top photo)
1 p.m. Pikake Room - Maunalua
2 p.m. Arena - John Memering, Cactus (bottom photo)
3 p.m. Pikake Room - Outrigger’s Kani Ka Pila Grille Talent Contest

With Guest performers:

  • Kamakakehua Fernandez
  • Weldon Kekauoha
  • Guest judges:

  • Cyril Pahinui
  • Duncan Kamakana
  • 4 p.m. Arena - Darren Demaya, Kai Market
    6 p.m. Arena - Janice Tanga, For J's

    Sunday, August 18
    11 a.m. Pikake Room - Sean Na'auao
    12 p.m. Arena - James Alwin, Azure
    1 p.m. Pikake Room - Frank De Lima
    2 p.m. Arena - Jimmy Chan, Hawaiian Chip Company
    3 p.m. Pikake Room - Danny Couch

    *Schedule subject to change without notice