The 27th Annual Honolulu Festival

Friendship Gala

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

The purpose of the Friendship Gala is to promote friendship and international goodwill between the people of Hawaii and the Asia-Pacific 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.
The Friendship Gala enable the Honolulu Festival Foundation to offer enriching educational programs and opportunities to increase the global understanding and awareness of local school children.

[ Date ] Friday, March 10, 2023 7:00pm-8:30pm (Doors Open: 6:50pm)
[ Venue ]Hawaii Convention Center 1F Kamehameha Exhibit Hall
*Getting to the venue, see HERE
*FREE Parking validation is available at Reception Desk
[ Ticket ] $100 (Flat Rate)
Includes food and one beverage.
*FREE admission for under 5 years old (NOT include food and beverages)


  • Polynesian Dance
  • Dragon Beat Hawaii
  • WORLDWINGS Dance Company
  • Ryukyu Koten Afuso Ryu Ongaku Kenkyu Hawaii Choichi kait


Aloha Table

Aloha Steak House

Kamado Ramen Tavern

Goofy Cafe + dine

Heavenly Island Lifestyle

natuRe Waikiki

The Seaside