The Rotary Club of South Hilo’s 9th annual Hilo Huli will be offering more than 20 food and beverage stations from local chefs, featuring their special dishes on May 5 on Coconut Island, according to Jack Stevenson, committee chairman.
The yearly event will be held from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The event will also feature a silent auction and live entertainment.
Some of the food vendors who have announced they will be participating this year are: AJ&Sons Catering, LaRay’s Mexican Taco Plus, Sweet Thunder Sushi, Hilo Yacht Club, Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Sombats, Hilo Rice Noodle, Seaside Restaurant, Café Pesto, Cousins Seafood and Bento, Atebara Hawaiian Products, and Aloha Monday.
Beverage vendors are Coca Cola, Pepsi Cola, Mehana-Hawaii Nui, Kona Brewing and Better Brands.
Live entertainment will be provided by The Elena Welch+Blues Quartet.
The silent auction will offer a variety of jewelry, art work, golf and hotel packages and restaurant dinners for bid.
The event is a benefit to help the Rotary Club support a variety of community projects throughout East Hawaii including the Primary Care Physician Training program and the Rescue Tubes project.
Tickets are $45 per person, at the door $65. Tickets are now available from members of the Rotary Club of South Hilo or by calling (808) 635-3649. Tickets are also available at www.hilohuli.com.