TCBES Symposium

TCBES Symposium Silent Auction

On this page:

2024 Symposium Silent Auction

Our silent auction raises funds for current and future TCBES and Symposium related expenses. Our silent auctions have gotten bigger and better every year, allowing us to continue putting on a successful annual Symposium and to hold other educational and research-related events throughout the year. Please join for the 2024 silent auction to bid on a selection of great items from some amazing local vendors.

How to Bid

Bidding is now closed

Mahalo for taking interest in our club's silent auction. This year's silent auction will be in-person only at the TCBES symposium. Bidding will open on April 11, 2024 at 9:00 AM HST and close on April 12, 2024 at 3:30 PM HST. Please look at the rules on how to bid for items. Should you have any further questions, please email

Rules for Bidding

  1. All bidders must be able to pick up their item in Hilo- we will not be shipping auction items
  2. In order for a bid to count, the bidder must submit their bidding amount, full name, and contact info (phone number and/or email) in the product's comment section
  3. Bids placed outside of start/end time of the auction will not be counted.
  4. Bids placed must be more than the product's starting price.
  5. The highest qualifying bid wins the item.
  6. You will need to bid $1 or more than the previous bidder for your bid to count.
  7. Cash, check, or Venmo accepted only. No credit cards, debit cards, crypto, or cash app payments.
  8. Age restrictions may apply (on items such as liquor or winery gift cards).
  9. A valid ID will be necessary to purchase items with age restrictions.
  10. All sales final. All sales are final, there are no exchanges, and all items are sold as is.
  11. No refunds. No refunds after purchase. Guests are responsible for item(s) once they’re claimed.

Winners of each auction item will be announced at the end of the day Friday, and folks will have the opportunity to claim their items after we close out the Symposium. Those who do not claim their prize day-of will be contacted within a day to discuss payment and arrangements for getting you your item.

Mahalo to our Donors

Mahalo to our sponsors for their generous donations for our auction. This year, we will be featuring many donations from Hawaiʻi Island as well as our outer islands. Your bid will help raise funds for the Kaiameaola Club and TCBES cohorts.

2024 Symposium Donor List

  • Aloha Collection
  • The Locavore Store
  • Tea Time Hawaiʻi
  • Big Island Beef Jerky & Snacks
  • 7-Eleven
  • KTA Superstores
  • UFO Parasail
  • Volcano Winery
  • Big Island Meadery
  • Ola Brew