Merriman’s Supports Hawai‘i Land Conservation

November 9, 2016, 5:41 PM HST · Updated November 10, 8:51 AM

Chef Mark "Gooch" Noguchi. Courtesy photo.

Chef Mark “Gooch” Noguchi. Courtesy photo.

Teaming up with Maui chef Sheldon Simeon and O‘ahu chef Mark Noguchi, Merriman’s Restaurants is announcing two dinners on neighbor islands to benefit the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust.

“We are excited to have the opportunity to help protect Hawaii,” says owner/chef Peter Merriman, who has served on the board of the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust since 2009. “Both events will feature collaborative farm to table menus and provide the opportunity for these great chefs to lend their hand in conservation.”

The first event on December 9 will take place at Merriman’s Waimea on Hawai‘i Island with guest Chef Mark “Gooch” Noguchi of Pili Group and Merriman’s Chef, Vince McCarthy.  Tickets are $90 per person.

Chef Sheldon Simeon. Courtesy photo.

Chef Sheldon Simeon. Courtesy photo.

The second event will be held on December 18 at Merriman’s Fish House on Kauai and will feature Tin Roof owner Sheldon Simeon and Merriman’s Chef Mark Arriola.  The Kauai Island Paina costs $120 per person.


“The Hawaiian Islands Land Trust is honored to work with chefs Peter Merriman, Mark “Gooch” Noguchi and Sheldon Simeon, who are all leaders in promoting sustainable agriculture in Hawai‘i,” says Kawika Burgess, CEO for the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust. “Through partnerships with these great local chefs we hope to inspire our guests to support our mission of protecting Hawai‘i’s special lands and unique natural and cultural resources.”

For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 808-244-LAND or visit the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust website.




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