2016 Tentative Schedule. (2017 TBA)
(Activities and events being added regularly. Times may change.)
|11:00am||Rice Fest Begins!
(Hosted by 94.7 KUMU’s “Bruddah” Bryan)
|11:15am-11:45am||Taiko Drumming performance by Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko Hawaii|
|12:00pm-1:00pm||Celebrity & Chef “Riceipe” Cooking Competition|
|1:00pm-1:30pm||Hula performance by Hui O Kamalei|
|1:30pm-2:00pm||Traditional and Modern Tinikling Filipino Bamboo Dance performance by the Tekniqlingz Crew|
|2:00pm-2:10pm||A word from our beneficiary: Lanakila Pacific|
|2:10pm-2:30pm||Cooking Demonstration by Lanakila Kitchen’s very own Chef Frank Chun|
|2:30pm-3:00pm||Ukulele performance by Karlie Goya|
|3:00pm-3:30pm||Second Annual Paina Cafe Poke Bowl Eating Competition|
|3:30pm-4:00pm||Brad Kawakami & Friends|
|4:00pm-4:30pm||Ukulele performance by Honoka & Azita|
|4:30pm-4:55pm||7th Annual SPAM® Musubi Eating Competition|
|5:00pm||Rice Fest Concludes|
|All Day (10am-5pm)||
See detailed descriptions below:
7th Annual 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!
2nd Annual Paina Cafe Poke Bowl Eating Contest
Be the fastest to take down two (2) poke bowls within 3 minutes and be crowned the Poke Bowl champion of 2016!
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, HMSA/Well Being Hawaii 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 on the event grounds!
» Numerous food trucks and vendors serving up their most popular rice dishes
» Live Music
» Cultural performances
» and much, much more!
Don’t miss it!