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Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Corporate Competition & Executive Carve Down Tamarind Park at Bishop Square 4:30pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, October 26, 2013 Family Day Windward Mall 10:00am to 6:00pm

October 27, 2012 Family Day Windward Mall
October 24, 2012 Corporate Competition & Executive Carvedown Tamarind Park at Bishop Square Site Host - Douglas Emmett
October 21, 2011 Corporate Competition
October 22, 2011 Family Day
Safeway Pumpkin Patch 2011 Visit the Safeway Pumpkin Patch to see pumpkins carved by chefs, artists, and local celebrities.
Pumpkin Ed comes to the Pumpkin Carving Festival 2011 Come and meet Master Pumpkin Sculptor, Ed Moody, from Michigan. He will be carving not one, but TWO 1,000 pound pumpkins!
Corporate Carving Competition 2011 On Friday night, more than a dozen teams will compete for bragging rights. In two hours they have to carve four pumpkins and create a display. Entry categories are Music Legends - Comic Book Characters - Mythology - Ghouls & Goblin

Photo to the Left: Judges: Mike Trapasso, Mike Irish, Makana, Raymond Noh, Duke Aiona, Dwight Kealoha, Tom Moffatt, Jo McGarry, Ed Moody

World Famous Pumpkin Carver Ray Villafane will be at this years Festival. Check our more of his work at villafanestudios.com Picture of Ray Villafane
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  • What is the festival?

    Founded in 2010, the Pumpkin Carving Festival is a unique pumpkin carving family and corporate event to help kick off the fall season. Each year, two charities are selected as the beneficiaries for the festival. The beneficiaries of the 2013 festival will be Keiki O Ka Aina Family Learning Centers and USO Hawaii.

    More than 1,100 guests attended the first year Family Day event and Corporate Carving Competition that was held at the Blaisdell Center in 2010. "One of the purposes for this community event was to create a new tradition for families leading into Halloween and Thanksgiving", says Founder Billie Gabriel. "Carving pumpkins is not something many Hawaii families get to do together with other families, and we wanted to give them an opportunity to fellowship in a fun and festive atmosphere." In addition to the Family Day event, the Corporate Team Competition creates great camaraderie for companies in this friendly carving competition. The Executive CarveDown pits corporate executives against each other in their own carving competition. Glenn Muranaka, President of Meadow Gold Dairies, was the winner of the 2011 Executive CarveDown.

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