Fifth Annual Nijikai 2016
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii
2454 South Beretania Street Honolulu, HI, 96826
Friday, June 3, 2016
Nijikai* is the Japanese word for an after party or an informal gathering after an event where one can eat, drink, and be merry. The "Event" in this case is the Cherry Blossom Festival celebrating Japanese Culture, which is held annually in Honolulu.
Join the HJJCC for an evening of entertainment, food samples from popular local eateries, hosted beverages, lucky drawing prizes, and much more! This year's theme is Dotombori Night Market, inspired by the famous food district in Osaka.
TICKETS SOLD OUT!
VIP TABLE OF 10: $1,000
(ONLY A LIMITED NUMBER OF VIP TABLES ARE AVAILABLE)
General tickets are now sold out! Only tables available.
THIS YEAR'S NIJIKAI RESTAURANT VENDORS INCLUDE:
Bao Boys: The OG. Succulent pork slow cooked Okinawan style, sweet pickled radish, cilantro & roasted macadamia nuts
Bread + Butter: Chef Masa's Cajun Ahi Sandwich. Taro Bun, dijon mustard, sautéed cajun ahi, Habayaki sauce, tomato, onion, avocado, and original sauce
Chez Kenzo: Chopped clam pasta on a bed of wild greens
Karai Crab: Miso Sake Clams
Kissaten: Mentaiko pasta with shiso and kizami nori
La Gelateria: Green Tea gelato and Lilikoi Sorbetto
Marians: Grilled chicken chimichurri with ranchero sauce
MW: Unagi & Butterfish Arancini
Pagoda Floating Restaurant: Raw Oysters with shiso gari shoga sakura mignonette ponzu sauce with momiji oroshi
Square Barrels: Kurobuta Slider. Pulled BBQ Kurobuta topped with tsukemono pickles on sesame bun
Young’s Fish Market: Hawaiian Poke Bowl with Shoyu Poke and Kalua Pork
JJ Dolans: Jersey Style Sausage, Peppers and Onions with a Spicy Marinara Sauce
La Tour Cafe: La Tour Ice Cream Sandwich. Sweet Roll, Condensed Coconut Milk, 2 Scoops of Ice Cream (Ube sweet potato or coconut flavor) Kinako, Toasted Almonds, Honey Butter Potato Chips
Green Tea Macarons
*Nijikai is a fund raising event put on by the Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce bringing people together to experience great food, drinks, entertainment and friendship. Open to guests 21 and older, attendees can enjoy specialty dishes prepared by various local restaurants along with mixed drinks, beer and sake samples provided by alcohol vendors. Nijikai also provides the public with the opportunity to meet the newly crowned Cherry Blossom Festival queen and court as they help with greeting guests and lucky draw.
NIJIKAI IS A 21 AND OVER EVENT. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Tickets $65 Advance