August 18 - 20, Neal Blaisdell Center
Produced by the Hawaii Food Industry Association and sponsored since its inception by First Hawaiian Bank, the Made in Hawaii Festival features nearly 400 exhibitors who showcase food products, books, gifts, apparel and jewelry, arts and crafts, produce and many more home-grown products from around the 50th State.
August 22, Honolulu Country Club
11:30a - 1p
Cost: $25 per person
1) Farm to School & Sustainability
Guest Speaker: Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui (pending confirmation)
The goal of the Farm to School Initiative is to address the supply and demand issues surrounding the purchasing of local food for our State school cafeterias. The Initiative also aims to systematically increase State purchasing of local food for our school menus as well as connect our keiki with the aina through their food, using products from the local agricultural community.
Guest Speaker: Greg Christian, Farm to School Hawaii Top Chef, Beyond Green Partners
How Hawaii is transforming school lunch and what the food industry can to leverage sustainability to their benefit.
2) Labor law compliance
Guest speaker: Jared Furusho, Development Manager, ProService Hawaii
Overview of what you need to know regarding labor law compliance including Hawaii Unemployment Insurance Laws and Hawaii Workers’ Compensation Laws. Poll on topic of interest for a longer seminar on September 28 prior to the Made in Hawaii Show After Hours Mixer.
September 28, Location TBD
Join us for an evening of networking and camaraderie during our 4th Annual After Hours Networking & Made in Hawaii Exhibitor Show. Enjoy complementary pupus and adult beverages, courtesy of local food and beverage manufactures and distributors.
March 30, 2018 • Honolulu Country Club
11:30a Shotgun Start
$1,000 cash prize for the first hole in one
banquet reception to follow
Prizes for every player!