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3rd Annual RumFest at RumFire Poipu Beach

Pele’s Passion at RumFire. Daniel Lane photo.

RumFireExteriorSheraton Kauai Resort celebrations National Rum Day with their 3rd Annual RumFest at RumFire Poipu Beach.  The event is Friday, August 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the resort’s open-air Ocean Courtyard. There will be a variety of rums, island music from Pono Breez and Pure Harmony and locally inspired plate lunches from Starwood Kauai. The cost of entry is free, and the event is open to all ages. Patrons must be 21 or older for the rum tasting.

RumFireInteriorEvent goers enjoy connecting around the Ocean Courtyard’s fire pits while sampling global and Hawaii premium rum at RumFest at RumFire’s tasting stations. A variety of rums will be available, and guests are welcome to try pre-set flights of five rums for $5 per flight. A cash bar will be available for rum-based cocktails.

Tastings are complemented by locally inspired plate lunches ($10 each) from the RumFire Poipu Beach kitchen, The St. Regis Princeville kitchen as well as The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort kitchen. The menu includes:

      • The Westin Princeville ~ Kalbi Short Ribs with furikake rice, namasu and mac salad
      • The St. Regis Princeville ~ Miso Butterfish, ginger steamed rice, stir-fried vegetables, soy Mirin reduction
      • Sheraton Kauai Resort ~ Bibingka Waffle with Korean fried chicken, sweet and spicy gochujang sauce, and sea asparagus slaw

RumFireEntranceFollowing the event and complimentary entertainment from Pono Breez and Pure Harmony in the Ocean Courtyard, the festivities will move into RumFire Poipu Beach for dancing from 10 p.m. to midnight with DJ Mike Lopez. Cost for entry is $10 per person.

RumFire Poipu Beach boasts more than 180-degree views from all 240 oceanfront dining seats. Guests dining at RumFire enjoy locally sourced cuisine with a global twist such as the Coconut-Crab Luau Dip, Kauai Shrimp and Clams, and signature Crab-Crusted Catch of the Day. Tantalizing cocktails include the refreshing RumFire Mango Mojito and customizable Mai Tais.

For more information about the 3rd Annual RumFest at RumFire Poipu Beach, or to make a reservation, call 808-742-1661 or visit