Winners and Finalists

 

2015 TASTE Awards Winners

 

Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Roselani Tropics Ice Cream 

Innovate Hawaii Manufacturer of the Year – Large Company

Honolulu Cookie Company 

Innovate Hawaii Manufacturer of the Year – Small Company

Aloha Tofu Factory, Inc. 

Start-up Manufacturer of the Year

Maui Gold Pineapple Company

Product of the Year

Hawaiian Chip Company

Advocate of the Year

Byron Goo – The Tea Chest

Supplier of the Year

HFM Foodservice

Innovative Marketing Award

Honolulu Cookie Company

Community Service Award

Meadow Gold

2015 TASTE Awards Finalists

1. Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Roselani Ice Cream
  • Dennis Teranishi
  • Food Solutions International
  • MauiWine

2. Innovate Hawaii Manufacturer of the Year – Large Company (more than 100 employees)

  • Aloha Shoyu
  • Hawaiian Host
  • HC&S and the Maui Brand Sugar brand
  • Honolulu Cookie Company

3. Innovate Hawaii Manufacturer of the Year – Small Company (less than 100 employees)

  • Aloha Hawaiian Store Inc.
  • Aloha Tofu Factory, Inc.
  • Hawaii Popcorn Company
  • Koloa Rum Company
  • Mulvadi Corporation

4. Start-up Manufacturer of the Year

  • Island Distillers
  • Mana Ai
  • Manulele Distillers
  • Maui Gold Pineapple Company
  • Pau Maui Vodka

5. Product of the Year

  • Hawaii Kai Corporation, Maui Onion and Paniolo Grill Seasonings Hawaiian
  • Hawaiian Chip Company, Kilauea Fire Hot Sauce
  • Honolulu Cookie Company, 2014 Holiday Collection
  • Island Distillers, Hawaiian Moonshine
  • MauiWine, Lokelani Sparkling Rose

6. Advocate of the Year

  • Joseph Burns, Small Business Development Center
  • Bernie Coleman, Pacifica Allied Products
  • Byron Goo, The Tea Chest
  • Ken Kanter, Douglas Trade Shows
  • Teena Rasmussen, Maui County Office of Economic Development

7. Supplier of the Year

  • Edsung Foodservice Company
  • HFM Foodservice
  • Inovi Green
  • Pacific Rim Packaging
  • Rengo Packaging

8. Community Service Award

  • Inovi Green
  • Kualoa Ranch
  • Mana Ai
  • Meadow Gold
  • So Ono Food Products, LLC.

9. Innovative Marketing Award

  • Diamond Bakery
  • Douglas Trade Shows
  • Food Solutions International
  • Honolulu Cookie Company