MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR RICE FEST 2011 AT ALA MOANA BEACH PARK AT MAGIC ISLAND ON SEPTEMBER 11

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR RICE FEST 2011 AT
ALA MOANA BEACH PARK AT MAGIC ISLAND ON SEPTEMBER 11

HONOLULU, HI (May 3, 2011) – Mark your calendars for Sunday, September 11th, 2011 and come celebrate Hawaii’s beloved grain at the Second Annual Hawaii Rice Festival. The event is being held at Ala Moana Beach Park at Magic Island from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. A full day of activities is planned including cookoffs, contests, demonstrations, and of course, lots of yummy rice dishes to eat.

We’ll be taking rice donations for two programs; Lanakila Pacific’s “Meals on Wheels” program, which feeds needy seniors; and Hawaii Credit Union’s “Have a Rice Day” campaign with the Hawaii Food Bank to feed the hungry in Hawaii.

Get out your chopsticks and bring your appetite for a one-day taste trip around the world at the Second Annual Rice Fest, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Ala Moana Beach Park at Magic Island.

For more information please visit www.ricefest.com. You can also follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/ricefest, or Facebook at www.facebook.com/ricefesthawaii.

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