HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - HONOLULU Magazine each year honors the best restaurants in the Islands with the Hale 'Aina Awards, Hawai'i's longest-running and most distinguished culinary awards. The savvy readers of HONOLULU Magazine vote for the best restaurants in Hawai'i in 38 categories. The winners are announced for the first time at this gala Hale 'Aina celebration and then published in the January issue of HONOLULU Magazine.
This year marks the 34th year for the awards and the event has sold out for the past five years. Attendance is expected to surpass 1,200 this year. The event culminates with a large celebration in where the award-winning restaurants folks mix with readers and guests and serve up delicious dishes, specialty cocktails and wine at four bars throughout the grounds.
The public is invited to purchase a ticket to Destination Delicious to dine on plates from 14 of Hawai'i's top restaurants. The event offers foodies an opportunity to try out some of the hottest restaurants in Hawai'i all in one evening at one stylish location and mingle with our finest chefs in a fun and festive atmosphere.