Raise your chopsticks for Honolulu’s first Noodle Fest (Frolic Hawaii)

Free admission plus onolicious bowls, entertainment, noodle eating contests and more

Slurp’s up! Oahu’s first-ever Noodle Festival, presented by Sun Noodle, is happening March 24, 2018 from 3-9 p.m. on Auahi Street fronting Ward Centre. Hawaii’s favorite noodle restaurants will be serving up their most popular dishes and other onolicious grinds at a fun evening of noodle-themed festivities. Best of all, admission is FREE.

Between slurps, Noodle Fest will feature a variety of performances and entertainment including two noodle eating contests. Here’s a taste of the lineup:

  • 3 p.m.: Noodle Fest begins!
  • 3:15-3:45 p.m.: Taiko drumming performance by Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko Hawaii
  • 3:45-4 p.m.: Miss Chinatown Court appearance
  • 4-5 p.m.: Ukulele performances by the Ukulele Hale (featuring Heart & Soul and Kui Lima)
  • 5-5:20 p.m.: Sun Noodle Cooking demonstration and free WikiWiki Noodle Giveaway
  • 5:20-5:30 p.m.: Facebook Live Tailgating event at the Toyota Hawaii booth
  • 5:30-6 p.m.: Musical performance by Micah Ganiron & Friends
  • 6-6:20 p.m.: Sam Choy’s in the Kitchen segment with chef Sam Choy and John Veneri
  • 6:30-6:55 p.m.: THE NOODLE BOWL 10-minute noodle eating endurance challenge (the winner wins a trip for two to Las Vegas)
  • 7-7:30 p.m.: Ukulele performance by Karlie Goya
  • 7:30-7:55 p.m.: Tsuru Ton Tan udon eating competition
  • 8-8:30 p.m.: Ukulele performance by Honoka & Azita
  • 8:30-8:55 p.m.: 88 Pal Pal Supermarket spicy noodle eating competition – whoever can eat two bowls of Samyang’s Nuclear Fire Noodles the fastest wins

… plus lots more! Note: Eating contest sign-ups will start at 5 p.m. at the info booth next to the stage. Only one contest per entrant, on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Here’s your noodle-icious eating guide for the evening:

Agu Ramen Bistro

Tonkotsu Shio Ramen

​Asahi Grill

Famous Oxtail Ramen

Bed, Bath & Beyond (retail)

​Elena’s Filipino Food

Other featured dishes include Lumpia & Rice, Pork Adobo, Chicken Adobo, Gisantes, Lechon Special, Dinuguan and Pork Adobo Fried Rice Omelette.


​Goma Tei

Vegetable Cold Noodle with tangy dipping sauce

Ginger Chicken Cold Noodle with ginger & scallion sauce.

​Hawaii Jaycees

S&S Cup Saimin


Chicken Long Rice and Hawaiian Food

Smoked Meat Fried Noodles

Maile’s Thai Bistro

Pad Thai, Thai cuisine

Novel-T World (retail)

The Pig & The Lady

Bun Bo Hue

​Shiro’s Saimin

Hot & Spicy Wonton Min

Wonton Min

Sweet Creams

‘Ramen Bowl’

Tanaka Saimin


Tonkotsu Kazan


Umami Teppan Kingyo


VH07V (retail)

Apparel and official Noodle Fest event tees will be sold here.

Original: http://www.frolichawaii.com/stories/raise-your-chopsticks-honolulus-first-noodle-fest

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