The 27th Honolulu Festival will take place on March 12-14, 2021

Friendship Gala

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The Friendship Gala is an exciting event featuring wonderful cuisine and cultural performances.

The objective of the Gala is to promote friendship and international goodwill between the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Rim region. Festival participants are offered a unique insight into the cultures of the region through dance, song and regional cuisine by some of Hawaii’s most famous chefs and restaurants.

Performers:
Bin-I Cultural Troupe of Ilocos Norte (Philippines)
SUGAREN (Koch, Japan)
Sonoda Gakuen High School (Hyogo, Japan)
The Ryukyu Koten Afuso-ryu Ongaku Kenkyuu Choichi Kai (Okinawa, Japan)
The Ryukyu Koten Afuso-ryu Ongaku Kenkyuu Choichi Kai Hawaii (Hawaii)

[ Date ] Saturday, March 13, 2010 7:00pm-9:00pm
[ Venue ] Hawaii Convention Center (1801 Kalakaua Ave.)
Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1
[ Ticket ] Local Selling Price $85 ($35 tax-deductible)

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Participating Restaurants & Menu


Appetizer


Chef: Vikram Garg

Chef: Vikram Garg

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Halekulani
http://www.halekulani.com/
menu
Ahi Tartare, Crispy Papadom and Pickled Beets


Chef: Marc Anthony Freiberg

Chef: Marc Anthony Freiberg

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Mariposa at Neiman Marcus
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Braised pork belly, dinosaur kale, sunchoke puree & kabocha pumpkin coconut curry


Chef: Gordan Streng

Chef: Gordan Streng

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Tango Contemporary Cafe
http://tangocafehawaii.com
menu
Hamakua Mushroom Risotto with garlic shrimp


Entree


Chef: Rodney Uyehara

Chef: Rodney Uyehara

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Mariposa at Neiman Marcus
http://tangocafehawaii.com
menu
Braised pork belly, dinosaur kale, sunchoke puree & kabocha pumpkin coconut curry


Chef: Russell Siu

Chef: Russell Siu

3660 on the Rise
http://www.3660.com
menu
Pan Seared Furikake Crusted Filet of Salmon, Edamame Salad, Yuzu Butter Sauce with a Kabayaki Drizzle


Chef: Nobu Matsuhisa

Chef: Nobu Matsuhisa

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Nobu Waikiki
http://www.noburestaurants.com
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Nobu Style Ahi Poke


Chef:Leighton Miyakawa

Chef:Leighton Miyakawa

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Ruth’s Chris Steak House
http://www.ruthschris.com
menu
Beef Tenderloin on Crostini and served with our special horseradish sauce


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Wolfgang’s Steak House
http://wolfgangssteakhouse.com/
menu
Wolfgang’s Steak House Grilled Colorado Lamb Chop served with cream spinach and mashed potatoes


Chef: Masami Shimoyama

Chef: Masami Shimoyama

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Hakone Restaurant at the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki
http://www.princeresortshawaii.com
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Beef Shogayaki (thinly sliced beef marinated in Hakone’s special ginger and soy sauce and sauteed with onions to perfection)


Dessert


Chef: Roy Yamaguchi

Chef: Roy Yamaguchi

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The Original Roy’s Hawaii Kai
http://www.roysrestaurant.com
menu
Chocolate souffle dessert


Chef:Miho Ishimori

Chef:Miho Ishimori

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Satura Cakes
http://www.saturacakes.com
menu
Mangomisu (Tropical tiramisu featuring mascarpone cheese, mango puree and hand-made mango preserve,Topped with fresh mango )


Chef: Alan Wong

Chef: Alan Wong

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Alan Wong’s Restaurant
http://www.alanwongs.com
menu
Waialua Chocolate Decadence “5 Layers of Chocolate Heaven”


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