Hawaii Fishing and Seafood Festival

The Hawaii Fishing and Seafood Festival that is put on by the Pacific Islands Fisheries Group is a wonderful event that brings together the best of Hawaii’s fishing and seafood communities. It attracts over 20,000 people each year (I think it must have been easily over 30,000 this year). The festival was free for the public and took place at Honolulu’s Fishing Village at Pier 38 on Sunday, October 9, 2011 from 9am-4pm and had over 100 vendors. There are fishing related demos throughout the day, games for the keiki, and exhibits for all to enjoy.
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We had a GREAT time meeting and talking with everyone that stopped by at our booth and came to the kayak fishing demo we did with Chris “Hammah” Paglinawan. Chris showed that you don’t need a lot to go kayak fishing and still be a successful kayak fisherman...
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and we showed that you can go NUTS and put tons of things on your kayak and go fishing!
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We only snapped a few pictures after we set up, but don’t have many pics of the rest of the day because we were happily swamped with people around our booth all day.
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Big Mahalo goes out to Marc Inouye and Brian Funai for making sure we had enough space to show off our Hobie Mirage Tandem Island!