August Moon 2015 | SOLD OUT!

This event is sold out.

August Moon, the Honolulu Museum of Art's summer wine and food event, features wines from more than 30 winemakers from around the world, food from some of O‘ahu’s most interesting chefs and restaurants, and Drawn Out—a chance to purchase original art by Hawai‘i’s favorite artists.

Proceeds from August Moon make it possible for the museum to feature world-class exhibitions, offer innovative arts education programs, and ensure that the museum is accessible to everyone.

We’re grateful to our generous sponsors who help make this possible. For information about August Moon sponsorship please contact our Corporate Relations office at 808.532.8785 or email

See below to purchase tickets.

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Additional support provided by KITV4.


Buho Cocina y Cantina
Smoked brisket tacos with red cabbage slaw, avocado, pickled jalapeno
Wine pairing: Stolpman Winery Estate Syrah

Chef Mavro
Hawaiian spearfish ceviche pommes paille
Wine pairing: Rochioli sauvignon blanc

Chef Will Chen and fresh BOX
Watermelon panzanella
Wine pairing: Blackbird Vineyards Arriviste rosé

Honolulu Museum of Art Café
Jidori chicken satay skewers with jicama mango slaw
Wine pairing: Tait Winery "Wild Ride"  

Hy’s Steak House
Kiawe-grilled USDA prime filet mignon au poivre
Wine pairing: Chimney Rock Winery Estate cabernet sauvignon

Kaimuki Superette
Shinsato sausage, papaya, ricotta, jalapenos
Wine pairing: Poggio al Tesoro Solesole Vermentino 

Koko Head Café
Lehua honey savarin cake, coconut chantilly, local fruit and lilikoi
Wine pairing: Collet Brut Rosé

Mission Social Hall and Café by Pili Group
Lū'au stew
Wine pairing: Crocker and Starr sauvignon blanc 

Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman
Mahimahi tacos with tomatillo salsa, avocado, vine-ripened tomato and japapeno
Wine pairing: Fess Parker Winery Maricella's white blend

Morimoto Waikiki
Peking duck with bao, cucumber, hoisin, and pico de gallo
Wine pairing: Andis Winery Estate zinfandel

The Pig and the Lady
The Pig and the Lady phở
Wine pairing: Sokol Blosser Winery Estate pinot noir 

Stage Restaurant
Soy-braised pork belly with kabocha mascarpone purée, pickled ginger, celery leaves, and hasu chips
Wine pairing: Freeman Winery Russian River Pinot Noir

12th Ave Grill
Shinsato Farms pork confit manicotti with Small Kine Farm crimini mushrooms, homemade ricotta, and crispy shallots
Wine pairing: Jarvis cabernet franc

Via Gelato
Sorbet: lemon basil, strawberry ume, haupia
Gelato: vanilla, chocolate, salted caramel


Johnson Brothers provides an exclusive line-up of wines, and chefs create small plates for specific pairings. In the lineup so far:

Allegrini, Veneto, Italy
Andis Wines, Amador County
APS Wine & Spirits
Blackbird Vineyards, Napa Valley
Champagne Collet, Ay, France
Chimney Rock Winery, Napa Valley
Crocker & Starr Wines, Napa Valley
Davis Estates, Calistoga, Napa Valley
Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard, Los Olivos
Freeman Winery, Russian River Valley
Georg Rafael, Napa Valley
Jarvis Estate, Napa Valley
Opici Imports, Veneto and Umbria, Italy
Park Street Imports
Pina Vineyards, Napa Valley
Prime Cellars, Napa Valley
Poggio al Tesoro, Bolgheri, Italy
Robert Talbott Vineyards, Santa Lucia Highlands, Monterey
Skipstone Ranch, Alexander Valley, Sonoma
Sokol Blosser Winery, Dundee Hills, Oregon
Southern Starz Imports, Barossa and MacLaren Vale, Australia
Stoller Family Estate, Dundee Hills, Oregon
Stolpman Vineyards, Los Olivos
Storrs Winery & Vineyards, Santa Cruz Mountains
Terlato Wines International, wines of France and Italy
The Wine Group, Livermore, California
Winesellers International 
Zaca Mesa Winery & Vineyards, Santa Ynez Valley


Watch and buy one-of-a-kind works created live by top Hawai’i artists:

Bradley Capello
Andrea Charuk
Julia Cornell
Marika Emi
Sam Guerrero
Ryan Higa
Kelsey Hughes
Heather Matsuura
Noah Metteucci
Brandon Ng
Cade Roster
Tara Tamayori
Tom Tong
Roger Whitlock


$10,000: seating for 10 with wait service and two magnums of premium wine
Your purchase helps offer free museum, film and concert admission to everyone age 17 and under.

$5,000: seating for 10 and two bottles of premium wine
Your purchase helps the museum present high-quality exhibitions such as
Harajuku: Tokyo Street Fashion opening in November 2015.

$1,500: seating for 8 and one bottle of premium wine
Your purchase provides scholarships for five low-income students to attend the Art School.

$650: seating for 4 and one bottle of premium wine
Your purchase makes it possible for 150 students to go on a museum school tour.


Admission for one, does not include seating
Each ticket covers the cost of three electric kiln firings for students at the Art School.
Available until Aug. 5, 2015 at 5pm, or while supplies last.

$95 members

$115 non-members

For more information about August Moon, or to pay by check, please contact 532-6099 or email