Kozo Still Rolling On, But with Bentos, Too

Digest On the Menu

March 20, 2011

Story By: Dining Out Team |

As Hawaii’s No. 1 choice for takeout sushi, Kozo Sushi Hawaii definitely knows how to please the taste buds of island foodies. This particular sushi franchise first began in 1976 in Osaka, Japan, and today Hawaii is home to many locations, including Kozo Sushi Kahala Mall, Pearl City, Pearlridge, Moiliili and Keeaumoku, to name a few.

  • Kozo Sushi Pearl City sushi makers Marie Prevo (front) and Chizuko Marshall show off a few of their creations, including Tsunami Maki ($6.99), Dynamite Maki ($7.25) and the Chicken Katsu Bento ($6.99)
  • The Dynamite Maki features a burst of delicious flavors.
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Expert sushi makers showcase their unique craftsmanship in each hand-made sushi roll, utilizing all fresh ingredients and a special Kozo Sushi vinegar sauce perfectly mixed in the rice.

And with all the sushi diners could ever want at their fingertips, Kozo Sushi now offers up some fantastic bento options as well.

So, grab a hold of your chopsticks and see just what’s rockin’ and rollin’ out the door.

Simply Kozolicious

The offerings at Kozo Sushi are many, but here are three menu items any sushi- or bento-lover must have:

Tsunami Maki ($6.99)

Your classic California roll featuring avocado, crab, cucumber and mayonnaise topped with fresh ahi with a sweet ‘n’ chili sauce intermixed with a teriyaki sauce. The roll itself is then adorned with tempura chips and chopped green onions.

Dynamite Maki ($7.25)

A shrimp tempura maki with ahi and masago, topped off with with barbecue potato chips, sesame seeds, green onions and drizzled with a spicy sauce of wasabi mayo.

Chicken Katsu Bento ($6.99)

A delicious spread of tender chicken katsu flavored with Kozo’s special katsu sauce. The bento also consists of a beautiful array of California maki, cone sushi, shinko maki and salad.

Kozo Sushi

  • Where
    • 2334 South King Street
    • Honolulu, HI 96826
    • (and other various locations)
  • Call
    • (808) 951-5696
  • Hours
    • Monday – Thursday
    • 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Friday – Saturday
    • 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
    • Sundays
    • 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Website