Venue: Washington Place

Ceremony in a relaxing atmosphere

Ceremony in a relaxing atmosphere

Guests from Japan and Hawaii were seated around the same table

Guests from Japan and Hawaii were seated around the same table

The Hawaii Governor’s Luncheon Reception takes place at the Washington Place on the first day of the Honolulu Festival to commemorate the opening of the festival.
Each year, the governor of Hawaii invites over 100 attendees, many of whom are the representatives of the participants of the festival from Japan and affiliated local entities. The governor delivers a thank you speech to all the attendants, followed by a reception where they get to mingle with each other.

Washington Place, the official residence for the Governor of Hawaii

Washington Place, the official residence for the Governor of Hawaii

Participants taking pictures to commemorate the luncheon event

Participants taking pictures to commemorate the luncheon event

Lunch buffet with variety of food selections

Lunch buffet with variety of food selections