August Moon 2016

The Honolulu Museum of Art’s summer wine and food event features wines from more than 30 winemakers from around the world and food from some of O‘ahu’s best chefs and restaurants. 

Proceeds from August Moon help fund the museum’s art education programs and build a healthy, creative community.

The event is generously supported by our presenting sponsors Honolulu Star-Advertiser and Aqua-Aston Hospitality. Wine sponsor Johnson Brothers of Hawaii. With additional support provided by POW! WOW!Thinkspace Gallery and Hawaiian Airlines.


$115 members

$145 non-members 

$160 at the door (if it’s not sold out!)

For more information about August Moon, please contact Jeff Davis at 532-6099, or


Featured artist: International artist Hua Tunan will do a live mural painting on the Central Courtyard stage. Traveling from Foshan, China, Tunan is known for combining traditional Chinese art and Western graffiti art. Also, on sale will be works by Tunan—an original work on paper (priced at $5,500-$7,500) and a few small prints (priced at $1,000-$2,000).

Art sale: POW! WOW! and Thinkspace Gallery have teamed up to curate an exclusive art sale, featuring 12 eclectic works, all 12”x12” in size and available only at August Moon. Artists include Mari Inukai, Woes, Matt Ritchie and more. Pieces range from $500 to $1,600, and can be previewed here


The following restaurants will provide the evening's dining options. Full menus to be announced.

• 12th Ave Grill
• Avenue's Bar + Eatery
• Chef Mavro
• Chef Will Chen and fresh BOX 
• Forty Carrots at Bloomingdale's Ala Moana
• HoMA Café
• Hy's Steak House
• Koko Head Cafe
• Mission Social Hall and Café by Pili Group 
• Mud Hen Water
• MW Restaurant
The Pig and the Lady
Top of Waikiki
Wicked HI Slush


• Champagne Collet Brut
+ Champagne Collet Brut Rose 

• Champagne Deutz Brut
+ Champagne Deutz Brut Rose 

Ladera Sauvignon Blanc
+ Ladera Cabernet Sauvignon 

Talbott Kali Hart Chardonnay
+ Talbott Kali Hart Pinot Noir 

Two Hands Angel’s Share Shiraz
+ Two Hands Sexy Beast Cabernet Sauvignon 

J Moss Chardonnay
+ J Moss Coombesville Cabernet Sauvignon 

Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Chardonnay
+ Lapostolle Canto de Apalta Red Blend 

Protea Chenin Blanc
+ Protea Red Blend 

Tamari Malbec
+ Tamari Cabernet Sauvignon 

Rutherford Hill Chardonnay
+ Rutherford Hill Merlot 

Chapoutier Belleruche Rose
+ Chapoutier Belleruche Rouge 

Riondo Prosecco

Seven Daughters Moscato 

Flor de Campo Chardonnay
+ Flor de Campo Pinot Noir 

Carpineto Dogajolo White
+ Carpineto Chianti Classico 

Fess Parker Marcella’s White Blend
+ Fess Parker Pinot Noir 

Skipstone Viognier
+ Skipstone Oliver’s Red 

Rochioli Sauvignon Blanc

Mica Cabernet Sauvignon

Poggio al Tesoro Solosole Vermentino

Brancaia Tre

Chloe Prosecco

Benziger Cabernet Sauvignon

Sokol Blosser Pinot Gris
+ Sokol Blosser Pinot Noir


You can doodle your way to two tickets to August Moon. Here's how:

• Add honolulumuseum on Snapchat
• Snap any work in our collection
• Draw a space-themed doodle on it
• Send your doodle to us on Snapchat.

The doodler who doodles our favorite doodle will find themselves and a friend sipping on wine and tasting plates from O'ahu's top chefs at August Moon August 5 (the cost of two tickets: $290). Winner will be announced August 1. Happy snapping!