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19th Annual Taste of Hilo


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19th Annual Taste of Hilo

The Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Hawaii has scheduled its 19th Annual Taste of Hilo for Sunday, October 22, 2017, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, at Sangha Hall in Hilo. Presale tickets are on sale for $55. They may be purchased by calling the Chamber’s office at 808-934-0177, or by email at Tickets may also be purchased at the door for $70 if the event has not been sold out.

The Taste of Hilo annually features the culinary skills of more than 35 chefs, restaurants, and patisseries, who provide their talents, ingredients and staff to make this annual event a success. Come and discover what your favorite restaurants will be featuring at this year’s Taste of Hilo. A portion of event proceeds goes to support the Hawaii Community College. Over the years, the Japanese Chamber has raised more than $160,000 to support educational programs at the Hawaii Community College.

The Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Hawai‘i fosters economic sustainability as well as perpetuating the Japanese cultural heritage and traditions in Hawai`i.  Its mission is to promote the wellbeing of our community through business and personal relationships that embody the values of Kahiau & Okage Sama De.  In Hawaiian, Kahiau means giving without expecting anything in return. Okage Sama De is a Japanese proverb, which means I am what I am because of you.



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