Mangoes at the Moana 2018

Jul 14, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, HI
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Event Summary

Celebrate the Mangoes at the Moana festival’s 10th anniversary! A mango-lovers dream, both visitors and kama’aina alike look forward to this event all year long.

During the early afternoon participate in a full day of family fun events highlighting Hawaii’s favorite summer fruit.

In the evening join us for our Mangolicious Sunset Reception, featuring the ever-popular Ultimate Throwdown with ten local celebrity chefs, mixologists, live music and more.

Please note that the reception is an adults only-event; guests 21 years of age and older welcome.



Mango Lovers Complete Experience Pass    $120.00 Per Person

  • Access to all Daytime Events and Mangolicious Sunset Reception
  • Exclusive early VIP entry to Sunset Reception at 5:30 PM
  • Complimentary all-day self parking
  • Note: Reception is an adults-only event; guests 21+ only

Mangolicious Sunset Reception Admission    $105.00 Per Person

  • General entry to Sunset Reception at 6:30 PM
  • Complimentary self parking validation
  • Note: Reception is an adults-only event; guests 21+ only

Daytime Events Admission    $15.00 Per Person

  • Entry to all Daytime Events events
  • Complimentary self parking validation
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Event Details


Daytime Events   12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 PM

The Mango Grove Opens

Local art, crafts, gifts, treats and more come together for a one-of-a-kind market featuring local artisans and their mango-centric offerings.

Best Mango Contest Registration Opens

Avid local growers are welcome to submit their homegrown mangoes for a chance to be this year's Best Mango winner. Mangoes are judged on flavor, skin, texture and aroma.

Kids Activities Opens 

Fun for all ages, there will be an area just for the keiki with fun, hands-on activities for them to get into the mango spirit.

12:30 PM

Mango Growing Seminars

Whether you're just starting out or seasoned grower, farmers at all levels of experience will benefit from this open-forum seminar led by agriculture experts and arborists.

1:00 PM

Best Mango Contest Registration Ends

With registration now closed, our panel of judges will begin carefully reviewing every mango entry. During this time the area will be closed to the public so the judges can work quickly and fairly through all entries.

2:00 PM

Chef Cooking Demonstration

Join us in the Grand Salon where one of our Moana Chefs will demonstrate how to create one of their favorite mango dishes. Learn from the professional so you can wow your friends and family at home.

3:00 PM

Best Mango Contest Winner Announced & Tasting Begins

We'll announce the winner of the Best Mango Contest and celebrate by cutting up the entries for our festival-goers to taste the different varieties (tasting availability while supplies last).

4:00 PM

Chef Cooking Demonstration

Back in the Grand Salon we'll demonstrate another Chef favorite, this time a mango dessert that'll surely please all.

5:00 PM Daytime Festival Events Conclude

Mangolicious Sunset Reception   6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Guests 21 years of age and older welcome

To celebrate our milestone anniversary, the Chefs Throwdown will feature TEN amazing local celebrity chefs presenting their tastiest mango creations. Only one can be crowned the ultimate winner! 

This year's line-up includes chefs from Koko Head Cafe, MW Restaurant, The Pig & The Lady, 12th Avenue Grill, Hawaii Convention Center, Hy's Steakhouse, Layers of Flavor, RumFire Waikiki, Alohilani Resort, and The Modern Honolulu.

Mixologist from Southern Wine and Spirits, Azure Restaurant & Bar and Splash Bar will be shaking up some refreshing libations.

Browse the impressive selection at the silent auction with proceeds benefiting the Kapiolani Community College's Culinary Arts. 

Live entertainment and the soft ocean waves of Waikiki Beach next to the Diamond Head Lawn will create an ambiance perfect for celebrating 10 years of mango adoration. 

5:30 PM

Early VIP Entry (exclusive to Complete Experience Pass)

Silent Auction Begins benefiting the Kapiolani Community College's Culinary Arts Program

6:30 PM General Admission Entry
8:00 PM Silent Auction Concludes
9:00 PM Mangolicious Sunset Reception Concludes


Schedule subject to change without notice based on availability.



How do I enter the Best Mango Contest?
More information on how to enter will be available soon. Please check back again in June 2018!

Do I need to purchase a ticket for my child/children for the Daytime Events?
Yes. All guests must have a valid ticket to the Daytime Events, including children. As a courtesy to our guests infants under 3 years of age may enter for free when accompanying a paying adult.

Can I bring my child/children to the Mangolicious sunset reception?
No. The reception will have an adult environment for guests 21 years of age and over. No one under the age of 21 years old will be allowed to enter the reception.


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2365 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI, 96815

Jul 14, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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