25th Annual Made in Hawaii Festival

Made in Hawaii Festival: Aug 16 –18

Celebrating all things Hawaii, the Made in Hawaii Festival is the perfect opportunity to see what’s new and exciting on the local scene. Now in its 25th year, the festival promises to be better than ever with over 400 exhibitors touting their wares and sampling their products. From locally-made foods to unique island arts and crafts, there’s something for everyone at this one-of-a-kind festival.

The Made in Hawaii Festival takes place on August 16-18 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. Award-winning musicians and chefs will be there to entertain and amuse audiences of all ages. It’s the perfect venue to sample new products, purchase island gifts and specialty crafts, and get a taste of all the goodness that Hawaii has to offer.

Be sure to visit Hawaiian Airlines in booth 276-281 in the Exhibition Hall for some exciting samples and giveaways.

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Supporting local companies

At Hawaiian Airlines, it is our Corporate Kokua (responsibility) to care for our people, our island home and the global environment; and empowering local entrepreneurs is one way we support our island community. As a festival sponsor, this year Hawaiian Airlines will be partnering up with Mana Up, an organization aimed to fuel economic growth for local businesses. Mana Up supports companies rooted in Hawaii that elevate authentic Hawaii stories through their brands.

At Hawaiian Airlines, it is our Corporate Kokua (responsibility) to care for our people, our island home and the global environment; and empowering local entrepreneurs is one way we support our island community. As a festival sponsor, this year Hawaiian Airlines will be partnering up with Mana Up, an organization aimed to fuel economic growth for local businesses. Mana Up supports companies rooted in Hawaii that elevate authentic Hawaii stories through their brands.

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Featured companies at our Hawaiian Airlines booth

Kunoa is a sustainable Hawaii meat company. It manages a herd of several thousand cattle on Kauai, operates Hawaii’s largest meat packing facility, and sells fresh and value-added Hawaii meat products to retailers, food service, and direct to consumers. Made in Hawaii Festival Schedule: Friday, August 16, Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18.

Featured companies at our Hawaiian Airlines booth

Based in Hawaii, Hanalei creates gentle skincare products, inspired by Hawaii’s lush, tropical landscape and native botanicals. Made with treasured tropical ingredients ranging from pressed kukui nut oil, aloe, papaya, lavender and raw cane sugar, our unique formulations are perfect for everyday use and for any skin type. Made in Hawaii Festival Schedule: Friday, August 16, Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18.

Featured companies at our Hawaiian Airlines booth

Kaimana Jerky was founded out of love for the ocean and creating unique products through its resources. Though delicious and high-quality protein snacks, Kaimana Jerky fuels people's mind and body. Made in Hawaii Festival Schedule: Friday, August 16 and Saturday, August 17.

Featured companies at our Hawaiian Airlines booth

Short N Sweet is a bakery based in Hilo, Hawaii featuring a variety of delectable and original baked goods, derived from blending Hawaiian ingredients with the creativity of classically French trained chef Maria Short. Made in Hawaii Festival Schedule: Sunday, August 18.

Featured companies at our Hawaiian Airlines booth

Voyaging Foods bridges Hawaiian ancestral food and the modern healthy diet by growing and manufacturing gluten and grain-free powders from Native Hawaiian canoe plants, the treasured heirloom plants of Polynesia. Made in Hawaii Festival Schedule: Friday, August 16.

Featured companies at our Hawaiian Airlines booth

La Tour Bakehouse’s humble beginnings can be traced back to a small Vietnamese sandwich shop in Honolulu’s historic Chinatown. Since then, the small family business has grown significantly. La Tour Bakehouse is dedicated to hand-crafting the finest baked goods, made locally everyday with the best ingredients. Made in Hawaii Festival Schedule: Saturday, August 17.

Featured companies at our Hawaiian Airlines booth

Founded by celebrity chef Adam Tabura, Manele Spice Co offers a range of Hawaii-inspired spice and salt blends perfect for bringing out delicious flavors in your meats, side dishes, cocktails, and more. Made in Hawaii Festival Schedule: Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18.

Hawaiian Air Cargo transports inventory for local vendors

Hawaiian Air Cargo has been participating as a Made in Hawaii Festival sponsor since 2005. This year, Hawaiian Air Cargo will be working with over 60 neighbor island vendors to support the Made in Hawaii Festival. During peak hours, approximately 40 employees are working hard at the HNL cargo facility to deliver the best service to Hawaii businesses. Hawaiian Air Cargo expects to transport over 50,000 pounds of goods for the festival.

Look for Hawaiian Air Cargo at the Made in Hawaii Festival on Friday, August 16 and Sunday, August 18.