The 3-day festival is produced by the Hawaii Food Industry Association as Hawaii’s premier “Buy Hawaii, For Hawaii” event, showcasing food products, gifts, books, apparel, jewelry, crafts and other homegrown consumer goods. Adding to the attraction is stage entertainment by some of Hawaii’s top music artists as well as cooking demonstrations by some of the state’s top culinary artists. Festival hours are 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, August 17 and 18, and from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 19. More information is available at MadeInHawaiiFestival.com
First Hawaiian Bank has served as the title sponsor of the Made in Hawaii Festival since its inception 24 years ago. The festival initially began as a small business incubator and continues to provide opportunities for local business to grow and reach out to new customers. At the Festival this year, the bank will be celebrating its 160th year of serving customers and being a part of the community. First Hawaiian (www.FHB.com) is Hawaii’s largest and leading bank offering financial solutions for businesses and individuals. The bank has 62 branches and more than 300 ATMs in Hawaii, Guam, and Saipan. First Hawaiian, Inc. (NASDAQ: FHB), the parent company of First Hawaiian Bank, is the largest publicly traded company based in Hawaii.