Savory event hits the ‘Silk Road’
The Silk Road, a food and wine tasting and silent auction, promises a culinary journey featuring flavors of Central Asia and Europe.
The "road" begins at the Pineapple Room by Alan Wong, on the top floor of Macy’s Ala Moana, 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Cost is $100 to benefit the Hawaii office of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. RSVP deadline is tomorrow. Call 532-0806.
Castle cooks up healthful lesson
Let nature’s palette be an inspiration as Castle Medical Center presents a "Colorful Creations" cooking class.
Wellness educator Eileen Towata will use raw and cooked plant foods to prepare dishes pleasing to both the eye and the palate.
The class runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 29 in the Wellness Center Auditorium. Fee is $15, $20 per couple and $10 seniors and students. Payment and reservations are required two days in advance.
Call 263-5400 or register online at castlemed.org.
Fundraiser has Hawaiian roots
A fundraising luau will be held July 31 to celebrate the 145th anniversary of the Royal Order of Kamehameha I, Moku o Kapuaiwa, Chapter 8.
Members of the order will prepare the feast, and the event will also feature Hawaiian crafts and entertainment by Darren Benitez.
This is an alcohol-free event.
The luau runs from 4 to 8:30 p.m. at Nanakuli Ranch, 89-340 Farrington Highway. Tickets are $30, $10 for children 6 to 12. Call 295-9513 or 283-5578.
Wine and artistry to mix at benefit
Biodynamic wines will be among the highlights of the Contemporary Museum’s Second Annual August Moon, a benefit for the museum’s children’s art programs.
More than 25 wineries will be showcased, including Fess Parker, Gruet Champagne, Husic Vineyards, Ladera Vineyards, Robert Talbott Vineyards, Storrs Winery, Opolo Winery, Pina Vineyards, White Cottage Ranch and Zaca Mesa.
Food will be prepared by Azure, the Beachhouse, Kai Market and Kauai Grill.
Local artists will be drawing throughout the evening, and their completed works will be displayed and sold.
The event will be at the Edge at Sheraton Waikiki. Tickets are $75, VIP seating for $500 and VIP cabana seating for six for $1,200.
Call 237-5210 or contact Gordon Wong through www.tcmhi.org.