Community Recap - Honolulu Night Market

Taylor Martin

TDLR: On June 8, 2024, American Savings Bank hosted the Honolulu Night Market, featuring a variety of local food, drink, and retail vendors, along with activities for all ages. The event, bustling with locals and visitors, included fun attractions like the Moke Gabs tent, where attendees enjoyed deciphering local phrases.


On June 8, 2024, American Savings Bank hosted the Honolulu Night Market. This brought local vendors from all over the island together. There were various food and drink vendors as well as retail and activities for keiki to kupuna! 

The Festival of the Pacific Arts and Culture highlighted indigenous Pacific Islander performances, music, and fashion, drawing cheers from the crowd. The night market celebrated the vibrant community, showcasing delicious food and supporting local businesses, encapsulating the beauty and spirit of the island.This event was filled with gifts for four-legged friends, a wide range of food and so many smiles.The block was packed with many locals and visitors eager to visit every booth and food truck. 

From young to old everyone who visited the Moke Gabs tent left with a smile and a pack of Moke Gabs (or eight)! Guests had fun deciphering the local phrases based on what they were reading. Everyone’s favorite? Soup Ham Moose Soupy! 


The 13th Festival of the Pacific Arts and Culture showcased the culture of Indigenous Pacific Islanders through performances, music and fashion. The cheers of watching the performances could be heard from down the street showing the passion for the Pacific Islands.

The event showcased the great community we have cultivated on this island with so many familiar faces and some new ones. This event promoted local businesses and for patrons to shop local!

Overall, this community event showcased the ʻono food and the amazing local businesses that live on this island. The overall vibes of the event captured the beauty of this community.

   Written By Graciella Butler

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