6:30PM – 10:30PM
MIDPAC Welcome Cocktail Party
LOCATION: MOKU’OLA BREEZEWAY
On your first evening in Hawaii, enjoy delicious Hawaiian Pupus (appetizers) and network with Hawaii Growers, MIDPAC Conference Speakers, and other industry professionals!
Pork Spareribs; Beef Broccoli; Mustard Crusted White Fish; Mochiko Chicken; Cone Sushi; Crab Salad; Stuffed Mushroom Caps; Potato Macaroni Salad
8:00AM – 1:00PM
MIDPAC Horticultural Conference & Expo
CONFERENCE LOCATION: MOKU’OLA BALLROOM & BREEZEWAY
Experience spectacular tropical foliage installations firsthand while learning about the latest industry trends from MIDPAC’s dynamic conference speakers. And, network while dining on the included Buffet Breakfast and Buffet Lunch!
Breakfast Menu: Bacon; Portuguese Sausage; Scrambled Eggs; White Rice; Seasonal Tropical Fruit; Assorted Breakfast Danishes; Croissants; Coffee, Tea, Guava Juice, and Orange Juice
Lunch Menu: Braised Beef in Red Wine; Hoisin Chicken; Steamed Fish; Braised Asian Pork; Roasted Potatoes; Scrambled Eggs; Banana Bread; Rolls; Coffee, Tea, Guava Juice, Pineapple Juice, and Passion Orange Juice
1:00PM – 5:30PM
Guided Potted Foliage Nursery Bus Tour OR
Self-Guided Nursery Open Houses
MEETING LOCATION: MOKU’OLA BALLROOM
You can choose between a guided tour, where air-conditioned buses will pick you up at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel and drive you to visit multiple Potted Foliage Nurseries
OR Use the complimentary HENA Nursery Open House Map and take your own transportation to visit nursery open houses at your own pace!
Either way, you will have the opportunity to see the extensive array of Hawaiian plants available for sale and network with local Hawaii growers!
Guided Nursery Bus Tour Schedule: TBD
Light snacks will be provided throughout the tour.
6:30PM – 10:30PM
Networking Dinner Reception
LOCATION: MOKU’OLA BALLROOM & BREEZEWAY
Network with other Industry Professionals while feasting upon a delicious buffet dinner and experience local Hawaiian entertainment!
Chef-Carved Prime Rib with Creamy Horseradish & Au Jus; Kalua Pork; Family Style Lau Lau; Local Style Swai Fish with Ginger; Chicken Long Rice; Teriyaki Beef Sirloin Tri-Tip; Lomi Lomi Salmon; Tako Poke; Island Fish Poke; Mussel Poke; White Rice; Baked Sweet Potato; Fresh Island Vegetables; Poi; Waimea Garden Green Salad; Potato Macaroni Salad; Seasonal Tropical Fruit; Haupia; Chocolate Mousse Cake; Coffee, Tea, and Iced Tea