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2012/09/21 9:17 

Don't miss this fun festival!!

Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 29th, 2012 and come celebrate Hawaii's beloved grain at the Third Annual Hawaii Rice Festival. The event is being held at Ward Warehouse from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. A full day of activities is planned including cookoffs, contests, demonstrations, yummy food, and an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the world's Largest SPAM Musubi!

About Rice Fest

WHO: You!
WHAT: 3rd Annual Hawaii Rice Festival
WHEN: Saturday, September 29th. 2012 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
WHERE: Ward Centers
WHY: Culinary and Cultural events for the entire family

We'll be taking brown rice donations for Lanakila Pacific's "Meals on Wheels" program, which feeds needy seniors.

Get out your chopsticks and bring your appetite for a one-day taste trip around the world at the Third Annual Rice Fest, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at Ward Centers.

2012 Tentative Schedule:
(Times and activities may change)

11:00am Rice Fest Begins!
(Hosted by 94.7 KUMU's "Bruddah" Bryan)
12:15pm-12:35pm 1st Celebrity/Chef Cooking Demo
(with Chef Mavro's George Mavrothalassitis and Hawaii News Now's Stephanie Lum & Shawn Ching)
12:45pm-1:15pm "Riceipe" Cooking Competition
(featuring returning champion Chef Hideaki "Santa" Miyoshi from Tokkuri-Tei)
1:15pm-1:45pm Judging for "Riceipe" Cooking Competition
(With special guest judges: Nadine Kam, Melissa Chang, Mari Taketa, Miss Hawaii 2012 Skyler Kamaka, and Ward Centers' Katie Kaanapu)
2:00pm-2:50pm Ukulele performance by Jody Kamisato & Uke's Rising Stars
3:00pm-3:20pm 2nd Celebrity/Chef Cooking Demo
(with Grant Kawasaki and KHON2's Justin Cruz)
3:30pm-4:00pm Taiko Drum Performance by Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko Hawaii
4:00pm-4:30pm Basketball Freestyle demo by former America's Got Talent contestant Kalani Ahmad.
4:30pm-5:00pm Musical performance by Jon Yamasato.
6:00pm-6:10pm 3rd Annual SPAM® Musubi Eating Contest
6:15pm-6:30pm Guinness World Record™ for Largest SPAM® Musubi - Official Weigh-In
6:30pm-7:00pm Contest Winner Announcements and closing remarks
7:00pm Rice Fest Concludes

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