The Islands of Hawaii
Senior Account Supervisor
For Immediate ReleaseFebruary 24, 2014
THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS BRING ALOHA TO THE BAY AREA IN MARCH
Discover the aloha spirit in the Bay Area with events throughout the month of March showcasing the sights, sounds and tastes of the Hawaiian Islands.
Friday, February 28 and Friday, March 7, 4-7 p.m.
ALOHA FRIDAY OAHU STYLE
San Francisco Ferry Building Terminal, 1 Ferry Bldg.
Get into the Aloha Friday groove and transition from the work week to the weekend with live Hawaiian entertainment, lei and island goodies from the island of Oahu. Events are free and open to the public. sanfranciscobayferry.com/terminals
Tuesday, March 4, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
MOURAD MEETS HAWAII
Aziza Restaurant, 5800 Geary Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94121
Two of Hawaii’s most exciting chefs – Chris Kajioka of Vintage Cave and Mark “Gooch” Noguchi of Pili Hawaii – collaborate with Mourad Lahlou of Aziza on a 10-course dinner highlighting the flavors of the Hawaiian Islands and San Francisco. Seats: $150 per person, plus tax and gratuity. aziza-sf.com
Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
HAWAII AT THE SAN FRANCISCO FLOWER AND GARDEN SHOW
San Mateo Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Dr., San Mateo, CA 94403
During a special Hawaii-themed weekend, the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show comes alive with cultural demonstrations, fun activities for the entire family, and other special touches from the Hawaiian Islands. Tickets: $16 (single-day, early bird); $30 (all show pass); free for guests 16 and under. sfgardenshow.com
Sunday, March 23 and Sunday, March 30, 12-4 p.m.
ROMANCE ME MAUI AT THE GREAT BRIDAL EXPO
Fairmont Hotel San Jose, 170 South Market St., San Jose, CA 95113 (March 23)
Fairmont Hotel San Francisco, 950 Mason St., San Francisco, CA 94108 (March 30)
Find love; inspired by the captivating islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai with live Hawaiian music and hula. Tickets: $16. greatbridalexpo.com
The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau is contracted by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state of Hawaii’s tourism agency, for marketing management services in North America. The HTA was established in 1998 to ensure a successful visitor industry well into the future. Its mission is to strategically manage Hawaii tourism in a sustainable manner consistent with the state of Hawaii’s economic goals, cultural values, preservation of natural resources, community desires, and visitor industry needs. For more information about the Hawaiian Islands, visit gohawaii.com.