The Great Hawaiian Chili Cook Off

Featured Event

WANTED! Chili enthusiasts seeking an opportunity to taste delicious creations by local professionals, amateur chefs and culinary students from Kaiser and Leilehua High School.

Come out for this exciting family-friendly event while supporting a great cause. All proceeds for this chili cook-off benefit the Hawaii Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s ProStart Program, a high school restaurant management and culinary curriculum designed to build the industry’s future workforce. Students gain valuable restaurant and foodservice skills through their academic and workplace experience.

Watch community keiki paint a landscape mural with local artist Marko Livington on the wall next to Supercuts.

Enter to Win 2 tickets to the Mariah Carey concert on-site in the radio station tent. Winner will be randomly selected at the end of the event. Must be present to win.

Kona Brewing Co. will be hosting a Beer Garden. Must be 21 years old.

11am - 2pm
Koko Marina Center
7192 Kalanianaole Highway

Entertainment & Local Farmer’s Market Stand

For more information, please email or (808) 650-2100

Advance: $8 per person
Door: $10 per person
Students: $5 for 6-20 yrs old
Children under 5: FREE

Tickets available at:


FREE Off-site parking options:

  • Kaiser High School: HRA will provide a shuttle to the Center during the event.
  • The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints (across the street): 219 Lunalilo Home Road