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ALOHA and Happy Holidays!

We are pleased to announce that Special Events Hawaiʻi and Pacific Expos, both producers of distinct successful expos, have joined together for the 7th year to produce the MELE KALIKIMAKA MARKETPLACE on December 16 & 17, 2023 in the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall.

The Mele Kalikimaka Marketplace is Honolulu’s Gift and Craft Fair, a one-stop local holiday shop catering to visitors and residents who are looking for made in Hawaiʻi products, holiday gifts and crafts. The 2-day event is anticipated to be Hawaii’s premier local holiday shopping emporium, showcasing local food products, made in Hawaiʻi products, gifts, books, apparel, jewelry, crafts, and other consumer goods.  In years past, we plan to feature local gourmet gifts, prepackaged gift baskets, holiday pop up shops, a Candy Land, Ben Franklin Make and Take Crafts, year-end inventory specials from manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, and more.  Enjoy festive holiday activities while they shop from over 240 vendors to enjoy.

The Mele Kalikimaka Marketplace is a joint venture between Pacific Expos and Special Events Hawaiʻi.  Pacific Expos is one of the largest event and promotions company producing trade shows in the state for over 21 years including the Food and New Product Expo and Big Boys Toys Show and Foodie Con Spring Expo.  Special Events Hawaiʻi is one of the largest promoters and producers of large scale community events for 31 years having promoted and produced the Made in Hawaiʻi Festival for 26 years and launched the event online as well as produced many other events including the ʻUkulele Festival, Hawaiʻi Book and Music Festival, Best of Honolulu Festival, Hawaiʻi Chocolate Festival, Kailua Town Party, ESPN Hawaiʻi Sports Festival, Kauaʻi Chocolate & Coffee Festival and more.

If you wish to participate as a vendor, please do call us, we’d love to hear from you! 


Jadelin Chun
Pacific Expos
808 732.6037


Amy Hammond
Special Events Hawaii
808 223.6040