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Taste of Hawaii 2019

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 at 11:30 am3:30 pm | $100

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Taste of Hawaii – The Ultimate Sunday Brunch™ is a fundraiser event held by the Rotary Club of Kapaa. We started Taste of Hawaii in 1988, as the first event of its kind in Hawaii, and it has grown into the premier culinary event on Kauai and in Hawaii. The finest Chefs from around the state gather to provide our guests with a tasting extravaganza second to none. By contributing to our non-profit efforts, you get to taste the best food in Hawaii. Then you get to wash it down with offerings from 15+beverage vendors providing micro brews, big name beer wine (dozen of varieties), soda or bottled.


Taste of Hawaii is a fundraiser event featuring:

  • 25+ chefs from restaurants around Hawaii
  • 15+ beverage vendors
  • 10+ musical and entertainment groups
  • A large silent auction
  • Smith’s™ Tropical Paradise stunning 30 acre private park
  • Parking and shuttle service to/from Smith’s™

The event raises funds for:

  • Scholarship programs for college-bound high school students
  • Scholarships for vocational studies for community college students
  • Recognition of Outstanding Humanitarian Vocational Contributions
  • Community projects that give financial support directly other non-profits or community organization that provide or support:
  • Kanuikapono Music Festival
  • youth programs (e.g. holiday gifts for children, baby supplies for young mothers)
  • programs for the homeless and hungry (e.g. donated funds to Hale Hoomalu, Kauai Food Bank)
  • Local Kapaa/Wailua refurbishing projects (e.g. refurbish/paint local park facilities, picnic tables, pavilions)

Youth services including:

    • Kapaa Elementary Adopt-a-Classroom –  Provide $700 to a teacher for supplies and field trips at all 48 Kapaa Elementary School Classes and all teacher at Kekaha Elementary School on the west side
    • $5,000 to sponsor 5 after school clubs at Kapaa Elementary School
    • $25,000 of Support for Junior Achievement at Kapaa High School Interact Club
    • Kapaa High School Interact Club
    • Kauai Middle School Robotics Club
    • Kapaa High School Project Grad
    • Sponsorship to Rotary Youth Leadership Association Camp February 27-March 1, 2016
    • Recruitment and selection of Hawaii Rotary Youth Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Event Details:

Date: Sunday, June 2nd, 2019
Time: 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
Cost: $100

Event Location:

Smith’s Tropical Paradise

3-5971 Kuhio Highway
Kapaa, HI 96746 United States