2019 Tentative Schedule
(Activities and events being added regularly. Times may change.)

3:00pm Rice Fest Begins!
(Hosted by 94.7 KUMU’s “Bruddah” Bryan)
3:05pm-3:25pm Beatboxing performance by Jason Tom
3:30pm-4:00pm Lion Dance performance by Asian Lion Dance Team
4:00pm-4:30pm Ukulele performance by Karlie Goya
4:30pm-5:00pm Taiko Drumming performance by Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko Hawaii
5:00pm Eating contest registration (for all 3 events) begins at the Hospitality Tent next to the stage on a first come, first serve basis.
5:00pm-6:00pm Ukulele performances by the Ukulele Hale
6:00pm-6:10pm A word from our beneficiary: Lanakila Pacific
6:10pm-6:30pm Cooking Demonstration with La Tour Cafe’s Chef Chris Gee and Hawaii News Now’s Stephanie Lum – Unagi and Pork Belly Charred Rice with a Apple Confit Relish and petit herbs
6:30pm-6:50pm Fifth Annual Poke Bowl Eating Competition, presented by Jun’s Awesome Hot Sauce, featuring Poke Bowls from Chef Chai
7:00pm-7:30pm Ukulele performance by Honoka
7:30pm-7:50pm Third Annual Loco Moco Eating Competition, presented by Rainbow Drive-In
7:50pm-8:00pm AirAsia to draw and announce the winner of two tickets to Taiwan!
8:00pm-8:30pm Musical performance by 14-time-Nā Hōkū Hanohano award winner Mark Yamanaka
8:30pm-8:50pm Tenth Annual SPAM® Musubi Eating Competition, presented by L&L Hawaii
9:00pm Rice Fest Concludes
All Day (3pm-9pm)
  • Outdoor Laser Tag – At the park on the Makai side of Auahi Street, there will be free laser tag gaming to the public thanks to Archery Hawaii. 14 players per game, 10 minute rounds, 2 rounds per game.
  • Enter to win two tickets to Taiwan courtesy of AirAsia Visit our Info Booth next to the stage to enter.
  • Onolicious grinds – Hawaii’s favorite food vendors will be serving up their most popular rice dishes all night long.
  • Brown Rice Donation Centers – Brown Rice and monetary donations will be accepted for Lanakila Meals on Wheels at the Lanakila Pacific booth. Brown Rice donations will also be accepted at the VH07V booth.
  • FREE WiFi – Mahalo to Spectrum for providing complimentary WiFi at the event!

Other Activities
» Numerous food trucks and vendors serving up their most popular rice dishes
» Live Music
» Cultural performances
» and much, much more!

Don’t miss it!