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July 24, 2016

This little ‘Bird-ie’ soars with delicious offerings

With sweeping views of the dramatic 27-hole course at Hawaii Prince Golf Club in Ewa Beach, Bird of Paradise stands in the midst of it all with an open dining area for golfers and the general public to come and enjoy top-notch local cuisine. The restaurant can accommodate up to 265 guests and has hosted…

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July 24, 2016

Floating on air with new dinner specials

For more than 50 years, Pagoda Floating Restaurant has been serving both locals and tourists the finest cuisine in an unforgettable setting. The iconic eatery seems to float on top of koi ponds, lush gardens and cascading waterfalls — all hidden within the hustle and bustle of Honolulu. As for the food, Pagoda is famous…

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July 24, 2016

An Island Tradition In Fine Dining

From the minute you walk into Hy’s Steak House, it feels as though you’ve traveled back in time. The elegant eatery resembles a stately English mansion with luxurious framed art, authentic Tiffany stained glass, dark mahogany paneling and ornately carved wood moldings throughout the space. For nearly 40 years, the restaurant has served both kamaaina…

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Just chillin’

It’s back! That sweat-inducing, dizzy spell-causing summer heat that has us all running for the water — or nearest air conditioned space — and seeking out any source of refreshment by way to ice-cold treats. I have no doubt that we’ll all be enjoying our fair share of shave ice, cold smoothies, fro yo, Banan…

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Calling All Cantonese Food Lovers

If you’re setting your sights on some good Chinese food, look no further than Canton Seafood Restaurant on Keeaumoku Street. The restaurant offers authentic Cantonese cuisine and continues to satisfy the appetites of locals and visitors alike. It’s not hard to tell why, as some of the eatery’s appetizing best-sellers include Shrimp Walnuts and Mayonnaise,…

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July 24, 2016

Exciting Updates In The Works

Positive changes are on the horizon for 3660 on the Rise. Not that it needed any, but the award-winning restaurant, serving Euro-island cuisine, is updating its menus for both its restaurant and banquets, and expects to release them in a couple of weeks. There also is the eatery’s 24th anniversary in September, which it plans…

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July 24, 2016

Catering to all your Japanese cravings

When you’re craving Japanese fare that’s delicious and aesthetically pleasing, look no further than Sakura Terrace Japanese Cafe. The eatery offers an extensive selection of appetizers, entrees and combos that can be enjoyed for lunch or dinner. The Sakura Style Wafu Cobb Salad ($18) can be a shared appetizer or an entree because of its…

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July 24, 2016

Simply Great Treasures

What has always been a modest meal in China has become somewhat of a delicacy around the world, as jook — or congee — tends to conjure up nostalgic and comforting feelings for many who eat it. The Chinese rice porridge, often referred to as “poor man’s soup” for its simple ingredients, is packed with…

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July 17, 2016

Scoring big with these ‘Poke Ball Musubis’

With construction and development taking place almost everywhere in Hawaii, it’s eateries like family-owned Sekiya’s Restaurant & Delicatessen in Kaimuki that provide us with a sense of home. Sekiya’s has been serving families since 1935 and is no stranger to adapting with the times: When general manager Fay Hara found out that the restaurant is…

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A Divine Dinner

Sarento’s at the Top of the Ilikai has been at the top since 1994, literally and figuratively. Take an elevator up to the 30th floor of the Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites and enjoy the best food, service and view. With a wraparound layout that allows diners to see the city from every angle, Sarento’s…

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