Sunday, June 2nd, from 11:30am till 3:30pm at Smith's Tropical Paradise
Taste of Hawaii is a fundraiser event held by the Rotary Club of Kapaa. They 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 microbrews, 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 
$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