Passaporto Italiano VIP Experience

Presented by Kobayashi Group

The Passaporto Italiano VIP Experience invites guests to indulge in the culinary delights of Hawaii's top tier Italian Chefs and restaurants. Allow your tastebuds to enjoy an esperienza vera cucina Italiana - an experience of true Italian cooking right here in Hawaii. VIP guests will also sip on a specially curated selection of Italian wines.


Open from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Early Entry at 5:00 p.m.)

  • Tickets required.

  • Must be 21 years and older.

  • A selection of food tastings from top-tier Italian chefs and restaurants

  • (6) 2-oz wine pours

  • Option to purchase 5 p.m. early entry ($15 add-on at check-out. Limited availability. First come, first serve.)

  • Option to purchase craft Italian cocktails and specialty Italian beer at event.

Featured Passaporto Italiano VIP Chefs & Restaurants

  • Arancino at The Kahala (Kahala, Oahu)

  • R. Field Wine Company

  • Sale Pepe (Lahaina, Maui)

  • Senia (Honolulu, Oahu)

  • Taormina Sicilian Cuisine (Waikiki, Oahu)

  • Viaggio (Honolulu, Oahu)

  • Vino Italian Tapas & Wine Bar (Honolulu, Oahu)

  • Il Gelato Hawaii

Featured Passaporto Italiano Wines

  • White Wines

    • Cantine Valenti, “Enrico IV” Etna Bianco Sicilia

    • Villa Sparina, Gavi Piemonte

  • Red Wines

    • Piaggia Pietranera Carmignano

    • Collosorbo Sant'Antimo Toscana

    • Cantina di Mogoro “Tiernu” Bovale Sardegna

  • Rosato

    • Villa Sparina, Rose, Piemonte

  • Prosecco

    • Gondolino