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posted Nov 5, 2013, 4:57 PM by German Club Hawaii   [ updated Nov 6, 2013, 2:10 PM ]

Honolulu, Hawai‘i, November 4, 2013 – IL Gelato Hawai‘i has announced the Grand Opening celebration for its gelateria at Kahala Mall: 

Monday, November 11, 2013 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.

“After delays due to trainings on the mainland for the Gelato World Championships that were scheduled over the summer, we had to push back the Grand Opening celebration for the Kahala Mall gelateria.” said Dirk Koeppenkastrop, founder and owner of IL Gelato Hawai‘i. “We are honored that the Grand Opening celebration will be presided over by Māhealani Wong, Kahuna Kakalaleo of Nā Wa‘a Lalani o Pu‘u Koholā. After the blessing, we will be giving away free samples of our Italian grilled sandwiches, gelato, drinks and more!”

The IL Gelato Hawai‘i gelateria at Kahala Mall offers more than just scoops of their famous and authentic gelato and sorbetto. It is a full-scale Italian-style gelato bar serving “coppas” (beautiful Italian-style sundaes), 5 varieties of paninis (grilled Italian sandwiches - with or without meat), specialty treats like Spaghetti Ice (gelato made to look like spaghetti with sauce!), various drink specialties, and other food items.

The Kahala Mall gelateria is located adjacent to the main stage area near the Wai‘alae Street entrance and has become a popular community gathering place and hangout.

Last year, IL Gelato Hawai‘i received the Governor’s Green Business Award. This year, IL Gelato Hawai‘i received the “Best of Honolulu Award” in the Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt category.

About IL Gelato Hawai‘i 
IL Gelato Hawai‘i is an authentic Italian style gelateria on O‘ahu that makes gourmet gelato (ice cream) and non-fat sorbetto (sorbet) fresh daily. IL Gelato Hawai‘i focuses on all-natural Hawaiian, Asian, and Italian flavors and offers wholesale and catering services to hotels, restaurants, gelato bars, and smoothie/coffee shops. A full-menu gelateria in the Kahala Mall rounds out its service portfolio.