Maui Food and Dining

Lahaina Plantation Days Food Contest Winners Announced

October 31, 2015, 9:00 AM HST
* Updated October 30, 9:57 PM
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Bubba Gump Shrimp Company booth at 2015 Lahaina Plantation Days. Photo courtesy of Lahaina Restoration Foundation.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Company booth at 2015 Lahaina Plantation Days. Photo courtesy of Lahaina Restoration Foundation.

Thousands of people came out to celebrate the final Lahaina Plantation Days on October 16 & 17. Among the festivities was the announcement of this year’s food contest winners.  They were:

  • Seafood Category: Nalu Grindz
  • Appetizer Category: Shark Pit
  • Meat Category: Cane & Canoe
  • Poultry Category: Leoda’s Kitchen and Pie Shop
  • Dessert Category: Pono Pies
  • Judge’s Award: Roselani Ice Cream
  • Judge’s Award: Leilani’s on the Beach
  • Best in Show: Cane & Canoe
  • Best Decorated Booth (Fri.): Leilani’s on the Beach
  • Best Decorated Booth (Sat.): Bubba Gump Shrimp Company
  • Eco Award (Fri.): Kāʻanapali Beach Club
  • Eco Award (Sat.): Roselani Ice Cream

“We have accomplished our goal of bringing honor and respect to the generations of plantation workers,” said Theo Morrison, Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s Executive Director. “We have restored the smokestack and created a beautiful park at its base with two original locomotives, seating, interpretive plaques and landscaping. We thank the community, the restaurants, the sponsors and our visitors for their support of Lahaina Plantation Days for seven years! As we move forward, Lahaina Restoration Foundation will continue to make the history and culture of Lahaina accessible, enjoyable, entertaining, memorable and meaningful. Join us in our journey and stay tuned for our next project!”

The Lahaina Restoration Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cooperating with all community-oriented interests in an effort to restore, maintain and preserve the physical and cultural legacies and history of the first capital of the Kingdom of Hawaii, Lahaina. Visit here to learn more.

Pono Pies booth at 2015 Lahaina Plantation Days. Photo courtesy of Lahaina Restoration Foundation.

Pono Pies booth at 2015 Lahaina Plantation Days. Photo courtesy of Lahaina Restoration Foundation.

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