One lucky winner will receive 160,000 HawaiianMiles, four-night accommodations at Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, $500 Whalers Village shopping spree and two VIP tickets to the HFWF22 Big, Bold & Beautiful event on October 22

HONOLULU, HI (June 15, 2022)—In anticipation of the Twelfth Annual Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival® (HFWF) this fall, HFWF announces its HFWF22 Summer Giveaway today with Kāʻanapali Beach Resort Association, Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa and Whalers Village. One lucky winner will receive a trip for two to Kāʻanapali, Maui with 160,000 HawaiianMiles for travel on Hawaiian Airlines; a four-night stay in an ocean view room at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa; $500 shopping spree at Whalers Village; plus, VIP access to the HFWF22 Big, Bold & Beautiful event on Saturday, October 22, hosted at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa. The sweepstakes, which is open to U.S. residents 21 years of age and older, is accepting online entries on the HFWF website from now through June 29.

Over the next two weeks, hopeful winners from across the country—including Hawai‘i residents—can enter to win by visiting and following the instructions to submit the sweepstakes entry form online. In fact, entrants can increase their chances of winning by entering each day, though the sweepstakes is limited to one entry per person/email address per day. All entries must be received by 11:59 P.M. HST on June 29, 2022 to be considered eligible to win. One lucky winner will be selected at random and notified by email on July 1, 2022.

“We are so excited to welcome the Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival back to one of the most beautiful settings imaginable here in Kāʻanapali,” said Shelley Kekuna, executive director at Kāʻanapali Beach Resort Association. “It will be the ultimate celebration of events from some of the nation’s brightest culinary and wine superstars. With the gorgeous ocean and sunset views as the backdrop, endless memories will be made by our guests and the lucky winner.”

The HFWF22 Summer Giveaway provides a unique opportunity for food and travel lovers to attend the Festival in style at one of three island destinations dedicated to cultivating Hawai‘i’s culinary excellence—Kāʻanapali, Maui. The main event—Big, Bold & Beautiful at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa—boasts a grand tasting experience under the stars paying homage to big, bold and beautiful wines from across the globe, as well as craft cocktails by master mixologists. VIP ticket holders will receive early access to the event one hour before general admission to enjoy perfect pairings among innovative dishes prepared by ten culinary masters including Michelle Bernstein, Beverly Gannon, David LeFevre, as well as Top Chef’s Shota Nakajima and Lee Anne Wong. The prize package, which includes air travel and hotel accommodations, is valued at more than $10,500.

“Hawaii Food & Wine Festival’s annual events provide us with a unique opportunity to bring people from across the globe together for culinary experiences that highlight Hawaii’s bountiful local ingredients and bold, diverse flavors,” said Tetsuji Yamazaki, general manager of Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa. “We’re honored to share the Twelfth Annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival with our guests, visitors to our islands, and the lucky individual who wins our HFWF22 Summer Giveaway.”

This year, 80+ of the nation’s top chefs and culinary masters will be joined by winemakers and mixologists to showcase their talents at the Twelfth Annual Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival presented by First Hawaiian Bank and Mastercard® from October 20-November 6, 2022. Known as the premier epicurean event in the Pacific, the Festival spotlights Hawai‘i as a culinary destination—promoting local chef talent alongside the diversity of rich agricultural offerings grown and raised in the islands. As the only festival that requires participating talent to use local products sourced from Hawai‘i, Festival attendees are treated to innovative dishes that highlight the bounty of locally caught, grown and raised ingredients.

Entry is open now through June 29—details and official rules may be found at Stay connected—follow HFWF on Twitter/Instagram @HIFoodWineFest and Facebook at @HawaiiFoodandWineFestival for sweepstakes information, event details, tickets and more.

For Press & Media inquiries, please contact:
Kristen Lau-Grover, Director of Marketing & PR | [email protected] or 808-721-1849

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.