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Diner en Blanc dazzles in Honolulu debut

By Nadine Kam

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 23, 2014

~~<p>They came with their picnic baskets and tables and chairs and linens, congregating in the parking lot of Iolani Palace for the inaugural Diner en Blanc Hono&shy;lulu event Saturday. The event might be considered one of the biggest potlucks ever, or at least the biggest white party, with 750 participants. (Another 1,400 more were on the waiting list.)</p>
<p>Malie Moran, who hosted the party with Maleko McDonnell and Aubrey Akana, said she learned about the 25-year-old global event last spring when she was invited to a Los Angeles affair. &quot;I couldn't make it, but I loved the idea of bringing it to Hawaii.&quot;</p>
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They came with their picnic baskets and tables and chairs and linens, congregating in the parking lot of Iolani Palace for the inaugural Diner en Blanc Hono­lulu event Saturday. The event might be considered one of the biggest potlucks ever, or at least the biggest white party, with 750 participants. (Another 1,400 more were on the waiting list.)

Malie Moran, who hosted the party with Maleko McDonnell and Aubrey Akana, said she learned about the 25-year-old global event last spring when she was invited to a Los Angeles affair. "I couldn't make it, but I loved the idea of bringing it to Hawaii." Login for more...



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