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3rd Annual Westin Princeville Jazz and Wine Festival

PRINCEVILLE, KAUA'I (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas announces its 3rd annual Westin Princeville Jazz and Wine Festival will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, September 22, 2012 on the resort's main lawn overlooking the Pacific Ocean high above Anini Beach. Hawai'i kama'Ă¢ina and visitors from around the world are invited to mingle and savor an evening under the stars, featuring extraordinary wines, island-inspired cuisine from the island's top chefs and live, contemporary jazz music. 100% of the proceeds from the event's Silent Auction will benefit the Kaua'i Lifeguard Association.

The pristine north shore of Kaua'i is the backdrop for the Westin Princeville Jazz and Wine Festival, which features delectable culinary dishes from the island's premiere chefs, including The Westin Princville's Nanea Restaurant & Bar and Wailele Bar. The event will also showcase cuisine from St. Regis Princeville's Kauai Grill & Makana Terrace, Sheraton Kauai Resort's RumFire & Lava's on Poipu Beach, Oasis, Lighthouse Bistro, Gaylord's at Kilohana and sweet endings from Sugar Mill Cupcakes. Guests will have a chance to pair the extravagant fare with nearly 20 different wines from some of wine countries' most sought-after vineyards. Lively jazz music will be performed throughout this magical evening under the vast, moonlit sky, showcasing a new sound from award-winning Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom, as well as Michael Ruff, Abe Lagrimas Jr., Dan Taba and Jeff Richman.

The silent auction benefitting Kauai Lifeguard Association will include hotel stays, airfare, activities, dinner certificates and more as part of The Westin Princeville's year-long, ongoing effort to give back to its community. The Kauai Lifeguard Association is a non-profit organization that aims to maximize ocean safety in and around Kauai waters through education, training and maintaining high standards of professional and open-water lifesaving practices and techniques.

Tickets are $90 per person, and includes entertainment, an etched Jazz & Wine Festival wine glass, food, wine and non-alcoholic beverages (tax & gratuity included). For more information, or to purchase tickets, call The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas at (808) 827-8808.

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