Bourbon, Brews & BBQ

Event Date:

October 28, 2022

Event Time:

6:00-9:00 P.M.


Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Travel down the hill from paniolo country—home of Hawaii’s ranch and cattle culture—for a celebration of all things BBQ! The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel hosts ten excellent chefs from across the country, four of whom are from our own backyard, to play with fire and share their diverse influences on the barbecue tradition. Enjoy grilled, smoked and slow-cooked dishes with a local twist, paired with your favorite fixin’s and sides. With a little bourbon, craft brews, and local, grazed and raised beef, this BBQ Grand Tasting is sure to turn up the heat on your taste buds!

Get early access to all the bourbons, brews and barbeque with a VIP ticket that gives you early entry at 5:00 P.M., an hour before General Admission attendees.

Are you a First Hawaiian Bank personal Mastercard® cardholder? Take advantage of the First Hawaiian Bank Mastercard® Preferred Access ticket, which allows you early entry at 5:00 P.M. for the General Admission price ($100 savings)!


Engage in a malama aina activity that grows the futures that feed us—planting new starts, cultivating healthy soil and removing weeds from this agroforestry system. Participants must be able to walk on uneven ground and be comfortable working in the garden. There are animals who live in an enclosed fence area and floral plants that attract bees—have your epi pen if needed.

Malama Aina experiences are limited and are available only to ticket purchasers of this event. More information will be sent once tickets are purchased.


Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is offering special room rates for #HFWF22 attendees. Click HERE to book.
Reservations and room rates are subject to availability.

October 28, 2022

6:00-9:00 P.M.
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Attire: Resort Casual

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If you are unable to attend, please consider donating to the Hawaii Ag & Culinary Fund.



  • Ticket includes all food and drinks at event, and inclusive of taxes, fees and gratuity
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Updated September 16, 2021
The safety of our attendees and participants is our number one priority. In accordance with ‘Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach’s Health & Safety policies, ALL employees, guests and patrons – including HFWF21 attendees – will be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to attend the event. NEGATIVE COVID-19 TESTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Ticket holders will receive instructions on how to submit documentation and further information on health and safety measures can be found on our FAQ page, or by contacting

By attending HFWF21:

  • You acknowledge that you (and all ticketed attendees) will comply with all HFWF Health & Safety Protocols once determined by government mandate at time of HFWF21, including but not limited to face mask requirements, health screening and questionnaire, proof of negative COVID-19 test or vaccine card
  • You (and all ticketed attendees) acknowledge that by attending HFWF21, you will be subject to HFWF Health & Safety Protocols. HFWF reserves the right to refuse entry or remove an individual from an event if any such protocols are breached


Hawaii Food & Wine Festival is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization. All proceeds from the Twelfth Annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival benefit the Festival which supports the agricultural, culinary and hospitality industries in Hawaii.

To make a donation, please click HERE.




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