Wailana Coffee House Feeds All Your Cravings Anytime

Digest On the Menu

September 17, 2011

Story By: Dining Out Team |

Fresh off of filming its Hawaii Five-0 debut, Wailana Coffee House is gearing up for Aloha Week festivities. On Friday and Saturday, this iconic Waikiki eatery will offer its annual Aloha Week specials, showcasing complete meals offered from 11 a.m. to midnight.

  • Teriyaki Chicken and Baked Potato ($10.10)
  • Kal-bi Short Ribs and Fried Rice ($11.95)
  • Hibachi Chicken & Shrimp Kabobs ($14.50)
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“Lots of locals and tourists come into Waikiki for the Aloha Week parade on Saturday (Sept. 24) and then come to Wailana to eat,” says general manager Kenton Tom.

“We don’t normally serve a lot of Hawaiian food, but in honor of Aloha Week, this week you’ll find a variety of Hawaiian favorites on the menu.”

According to Tom, the Hawaiian Luau Dinner ($15.95) is a best-seller and even includes a fresh serving of poi to satisfy that Hawaiian craving. Other Aloha Week specialties include Hibachi Chicken & Shrimp Kabobs ($14.50) and Teriyaki Striploin Steak ($14.95) — all entrees include Wailana’s allyou-can-eat salad bar and coffee, tea or soft drink. The Portuguese Sweet Bread Combo ($9.50) is a popular Aloha Week breakfast special as well.

What’s more is that this go-to local hangout is open at all hours, expect for Tuesday when it closes at 10 p.m. and opens again at 6 a.m. Wednesday. And when Aloha Week is over, diners can continue to enjoy Wailana’s signature favorites such as Kal-bi Short Ribs and Fried Rice ($11.95) and Teriyaki Chicken and Baked Potato ($10.10), among others. Diners also may choose to pair their entrees with items from the salad bar, soup or fruit cocktail.

Cuisine Filled with Aloha

Wailana Coffee House offers patrons fantastic local delights at all hours of the day and night.

Hibachi Chicken & Shrimp Kabobs ($14.50)

This Aloha Week special presents diners with a breast of chicken infused with fresh ginger, shoyu and a delicious smoked hickory flavor. It’s also served with savory shrimp kabobs skewered with a medley of fresh vegetables, including mushrooms, tomatoes, onions and bell peppers.

Kal-bi Short Ribs and Fried Rice ($11.95)

This entree consists of three slices of mouth-watering, marinated Kal-bi, a scoop of fried rice, mixed veggies and unlimited access to the all-you-can-eat salad bar. “The Kal-bi is marinated in our special sauce with lemon, garlic, shoyu, ginger and sesame seed oil — it’s great and the meat is so tender,” Tom says. You can also substitute the fried rice with baked potato, rice or french fries.

Teriyaki Chicken and Baked Potato ($10.10)

This dish features tender pieces of marinated chicken, with a choice of baked potato, fried rice, rice or french fries. “We marinate the chicken overnight, broil it and top it with our secret sauce,” Tom says.

Wailana Coffee House

  • Where
    • 1860 Ala Moana Boulevard
    • Honolulu, HI 96815
  • Call
    • (808) 955-1764
  • Hours
    • Open daily 24 hours.