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Culinary superstars, Grades 4-8 and Grades 9-12


Submit a healthy, original recipe including locally grown ingredients.


All submissions must be received between August 1–September 30, 2017.


To inspire the next generation of chefs to create their own localicious dish.


The top three finalists from each category will be invited to cook live at the Keiki in the Kitchen event on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Bishop Museum. A panel of three chef judges will select the grand prize winners.


  • Grades 4-8: Two-night Stay at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa
  • Grades 9-12: Two-night Stay at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, and a $500 cash scholarship


Please complete the form below and submit with a photo of your dish. All entries must be submitted by or with the approval of the contestant’s parent or legal guardian.

Entry and photo also may be emailed to, dropped off or mailed to:
Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival
Hawaii Gas Localicious Recipe Contest

3538 Waialae Ave. #203
Honolulu, HI 96816


Click here for Official Rules »

2016 Winners


Aiyana Hill-Higgins
Tofu Palm Heart Lettuce Salad Cups
12 Years old
Hilo Intermediate School
See Aiyana's Recipe

Darien Murosaki
Meat Jun
16 Years Old
Pearl City High School
See Darien's Recipe


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