Modifications and new dates confirmed in December 2021

HONOLULU, HI (September 15, 2021)—Prioritizing the health and safety of guests and participants, Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival (HFWF) announces new dates for its Eleventh Annual Festival events held on Maui. Based on the latest guidance from local city and county officials, the reorganization of these events ensures a safe and memorable Festival experience. Reservations and ticket sales are open.

The newly named event, Hawaiian Airlines Presents Now You See It, Now You Don’t (replacing Hawaiian Airlines Presents Perfection on a Plate) is rescheduled for December 8, 2021, at Humble Market Kitchin by Roy Yamaguchi. Mahi Pono Presents Local Boys Are No Ka Oi is rescheduled for December 9, 2021, at Roy’s Kaanapali. Chef updates to be announced.

“We continue to reorganize our events with the wellbeing of our guests and participants as well as the Festival’s mission in mind,” said Denise Yamaguchi, chief executive officer of the Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival. “With the support of our sponsors and partners, we remain committed to sharing Hawai‘i’s culinary excellence with guests and supporting our restaurant industry and its workers throughout this time of hardships.”

To minimize any inconvenience that may result from these changes, HFWF will be outreaching to current ticket holders and offers three options:

  1. Ticket(s) may be transferred to new event date(s). No further action is needed.
  2. Exchange current ticket(s) for credit to be applied to select HFWF21 events. Tickets based on availability.
  3. A full refund for ticket purchase or the opportunity to contribute a donation to HFWF which goes to support the agricultural, culinary and hospitality industries in Hawaii.

*Ticket holders must email by September 20, 2021, to make any adjustments to their current purchase.

Please visit and see individual event pages for further updates and to purchase tickets. Stay connected with the Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival and follow HFWF on Twitter/Instagram @HIFoodWineFest and Facebook @HawaiiFoodandWineFestival. #HFWF21

ABOUT HAWAI‘I FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL.                                                                                                                             The Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival is the premier epicurean destination event in the Pacific. The Festival features a roster of more than 150 internationally renowned master chefs, culinary personalities, sommeliers, mixologists, and wine and spirit producers. Co-founded by two of Hawai‘i’s own James Beard Award-winning chefs, Roy Yamaguchi and Alan Wong, the Festival showcases culinary experiences, wine tastings, cultural engagement and exclusive dining opportunities with dishes highlighting the State’s bounty of fresh, local produce, seafood, beef, poultry and spices. Since 2011, the Festival has given over $3 million to support local beneficiaries committed to culinary and agricultural education, sustainability and cultural programs in Hawai‘i.