21st Annual Taste of Hilo Scheduled for Oct. 20May 27, 2019, 9:30 AM HST (Updated May 20, 2019, 8:12 AM)
The Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Hawai‘i has scheduled its 21st annual Taste of Hilo for Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, from 1 to 3 pm, at Sangha Hall in Hilo. Presale tickets are on sale for $55, and they may be purchased online.
The Taste of Hilo annually features the culinary skills of more than 35 chefs, restaurants, and patisseries, who provide their talents, ingredients and staff to make this annual event a success.
Come and discover what your favorite restaurants will be featuring at this year’s Taste of Hilo. A portion of event proceeds goes to support the Hawai‘i Community College. Over the years, the Japanese Chamber has raised more than $180,000 to support educational programs at the Hawai‘i
The Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Hawai‘i fosters economic sustainability as well as to perpetuate the Japanese cultural heritage and traditions in Hawai`i. Its mission is to promote the well being of our community through business and personal relationships that embody the values of Kahiau & Okage Sama De. In Hawaiian, Kahiau means giving without expecting anything in return. Okage Sama De is a Japanese proverb, which means I am what I am because of you.