If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, make sure you head down to the Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena for the 20th Annual First Hawaiian Bank Made in Hawaii Festival.  The event runs Friday and Saturday, August 15-16, from 10:00 am-9:00 pm and Sunday, August 17, from 10:00 am-5:00pm.

The Made in Hawaii Festival showcases products from all over Hawaii including food, arts, fashion and more! There will also be live cooking demonstrations and entertainment.

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Get a jump start on your holiday shopping and buy friends and family unique gifts from the fine local artisans at the festival. And let’s not forget the FOOD! Make your way around the aisles and taste the delicious samples being offered up by the vendors. You can also be certain you’ll be getting a deal since you’re buying directly from the vendor.

Aside from seeing what new products are out there, remember, supporting our local businesses help keeps our economy thriving!


Cost to attend is $5.00 and children six and under is free. You can also enter to win a trip for 2 to Beijing, China, on Hawaiian Airlines. For more information about the festival and schedule of events, visit madeinhawaiifestival.com.

Photos Courtesy of Made In Hawaii Festival