28th Honolulu Festival : Walk Together with Aloha, Pass the Baton to a Sustainable and Peaceful Future

Friendship Gala

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img01The 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.


 

anuheaEntertainment :
– Halau Hula Olana (Hawaii)
– Anuhea, Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner (Hawaii)
– Sonoda Gakuen High School (Hyogo, Japan) / Dance
– Youth Theatre Japan (Hyogo, Japan) / Dance
– SUGAREN (Kochi, Japan) / Yosakoi Dance

[  Date  ]  Friday, March 1, 2013 6:30pm-8:30pm
[ Venue ]  Hawaii Convention Center
Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1
[ Ticket ]  $90 / $70 those for those under 21 years of age.
Includes food and one beverage.
*FREE admission for those under 6 years old.  Does not include food and beverage.

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*Tickets are to be picked up at the reception desk on THE DAY.
When picking up your tickets you must bring a copy of “Order Confirmation Email”or provide the email address and name used to purchase the tickets.

Participating Restaurants & Menu

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Exe Chef: Christopher Garnier

gala_roysRoy’s Hawaii Kai
http://www.roysrestaurant.com

menu
Braised Short Rib & Morel Mushroom
Dumpling with Bordelaise Sauce, Potato
Puree & Parsley Salad


Exe Chef: George Mavrothalassitis

Chef Mavro
http://www.chefmavro.com

menu
Seared Catch on Bulgur Wheat Tabbouleh, essence of parsley


Exe Chef: Kevin Hanney

Chef Mavro
http://www.12thavegrill.com

menu
Lamb & Local Root Vegetable ragout over soft polenta


Exe Chef: Marc Anthony Freiberg

gala_mariposaMariposa
http://www.neimanmarcushawaii.com/restaurant.aspx

menu
Barbecued Tiger Prawns, Avocado, Citrus Gazpacho and Ricotta Salad
Hamakua Tomato & Beet Salad, Cucumber, Kula Greens, Pink Peppercorn Maui Goat Cheese and a Tangerine-Mustard Vinaigrette


 

Exe Chef: Leighton Miyakawa

Ruth’s Chris Steak House
http://www.ruthschris.com

menu
Lobster Bisque
Seared Tenderloin with Ruth’s Southwestern Macaroni & Cheese


Exe Chef: Nicolas Chaize

Nico’s at Pier 38
http://nicospier38.com

menu
Ahi Limu, Ahi Shoyu, Spicy Ahi with a flare of smoked Ahi


Exe Chef: Ronnie Nasuti

Tiki’s Grill & Bar
http://tikisgrill.com/

menu
Paniolo beef short ribs, smoked taro puree, luau leaf demi glaze, lomilomi hau’ula tomatoes


Master Chef: Masami Shimoyama

Hakone
http://www.princeresortshawaii.com

menu
Salmon Inari Sushi seasoned aburage Stuffed with rice, ogo, fresh salmon sesame oil and pickled ginger garnish


Exe Pastry Chef/Owner: JJ Luangkhot

JJ’s Bistro & French Pastry
http://www.jjfrenchpastry.com

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Double Chocolate Mousse Cake with chocohaupia sauce


Exe Pastry Chef: Roger Meier

Honolulu Coffee Company
http://www.honolulucoffee.com

menu
Pulehu Pineapple Eclair
Freshly Brewed Coffee

 


*Tickets are to be picked up at the reception desk on THE DAY.
When picking up your tickets you must bring a copy of “Order Confirmation Email” or provide the email address and name used to purchase the tickets.

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