2014 Tentative Schedule:
(Times and activities may change)
|11:00am||Rice Fest Begins!
(Hosted by 94.7 KUMU’s “Bruddah” Bryan)
|11:05am-11:35am||Entertainment by EMKE|
|11:40am-11:55am||1st Celebrity & Chef Cooking Demo featuring Sheraton Waikiki’s Chef Colin Hazama & 2001 Miss Hawaii & OC16 The Pet Hui host Denby Dung – “Black Vinegar Braised Pork Belly”|
|12:00pm-12:25pm||Ukulele performance by Jody Kamisato & the Ukulele Super Kids|
|12:30pm-12:55pm||Entertainment by Honoka & Azita|
|1:00pm-1:25pm||Taiko Drumming performance by Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko Hawaii|
|1:30pm-1:55pm||Entertainment by Streetlight Cadence|
|2:00pm-2:30pm||Entertainment by Heart & Soul featuring Hawaii’s Human Beatbox Jason Tom|
|2:35pm-2:50pm||2nd Celebrity & Chef Cooking Demo featuring OC16 Hawaiian Grown Kitchen chef & host Grant Kawasaki & KHON2’s Manolo Morales|
|2:50pm-2:55pm||A word from our beneficiary: Lanakila Pacific|
|3:00pm-3:30pm||5th Annual SPAM® Musubi Eating Contest|
|3:30pm-4:00pm||Guinness World Record™ for Largest Loco Moco – Official Weigh-In|
|4:00pm-5:00pm||HiSessions presents Entertainment by Kapena|
|5:00pm||Rice Fest Concludes|
|All Day (11am-5pm)||
See detailed descriptions below:
Celebrity & Chef Cooking Demonstrations
Watch with excitement as local chefs team up with local celebrities to put on tantalizing cooking demonstrations featuring rice.
Attempt to set the Guinness World Record™ for the world’s Largest Loco Moco
We will attempt to set the Guinness World Record™ for the world’s Largest Loco Moco (500kg or 1,102.31 lbs) at this year’s Rice Fest. Come and witness the spectacle for yourself.
5th Annual Da SPAM Musubi Eating Contest
Think you got what it takes to be on the next episode of Kanak vs. Food? Battle your will against other kanak attackers in Da SPAM Musubi Eating Contest. The contestant who downs the most SPAM Musubis in 3 minutes wins! Returning champ “Uncle Rodney” is ready to take you down!
Official Rice Donation Center
Rice donation centers will be on site to collect your generous brown rice and monetary donations for our beneficiary Lanakila Meals on Wheels, so bring your brown rice with you to the event! There will be collection areas at the Lanakila Pacific / Info booth, Oceanic Time Warner Cable booth, Channel808 booth and the VH07V booth.
Thanks to the great folks at Oceanic Time Warner Cable, Rice Fest will have complimentary TWC WiFi coverage throughout the event grounds!
» Numerous food trucks and vendors serving up their most popular rice dishes
» Live Music
» Cultural performances
» Keiki Zone
» and much, much more!
Don’t miss it!