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June 15, 2014

Thousands of delicacies in this ocean

For a restaurant to truly stand out these days, it requires much more than just great food. At Oceanarium, where diners get to feast on fresh seafood, dinner comes hand-in-hand with a show that highlight’s some of the island’s most unforgettable marine life. Located on the main floor of Waikiki’s Pacific Beach Hotel, Oceanarium is…

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Mimasuya’s happy hour hits

Happy hour presents a number of reasons to be joyful — namely, the end of a work-day and the opportunity to wine and dine at an affordable price. With the launch of Mimasuya Italiano of Kyoto’s new happy hour menu, available every day from 5 to 7 p.m., food enthusiasts everywhere are heading to the…

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Summer parties at Seafood Village

With summer vacation officially in full swing, many are heading to the highly-esteemed Chinese restaurant, Seafood Village, to kick off the good times ahead. Located on the lower level of Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort and Spa, Seafood Village welcomes friends and family, serving a vast array of authentic, Cantonese-style cuisine at its finest. “Usually during…

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May 25, 2014

Say ‘Bon Appetit!’ to fresh Italian fare

With a name that says it all, Fresco Italian Restaurant’s concept is easy to grasp with one quick glance of the menu. “We try to be as fresh as can be, using locally sourced ingredients and produce whenever possible,” says executive chef Rodhel Ibay. “While our execution is still very traditional Italian, we do so…

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May 18, 2014

Mixing high-quality Asian fare with affordable prices

As its name implies, Asian Mix caters to a variety of different Asian backgrounds — from Hong Kong-style cuisine to some of Northern China’s most celebrated eats, as well as a number of Taiwanese specialties. Yet, the common denominator that harmonizes every dish is the eatery’s dedication to using only the finest ingredients and putting…

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May 11, 2014

Get the party started with a bit of Aloha

With graduation season in full swing, celebratory cookouts with friends and family seem to be a common occurrence all across the island. For a buffet lineup that is sure to please the proud graduates-to-be, Aloha Catering features a medley of Korean, Chinese and local favorites equipped to satisfy any appetite. Completely homemade, Aloha Catering’s dishes…

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May 4, 2014

Finding comfort in Max’s famous Filipino soups

Many would agree that there are few things as soothing as a good bowl of soup. Paying homage to one of the world’s most “souped-up” countries, Philippines, Max’s of Manila recently debuted a series of hearty, healthy Filipino stews that hit it big with the locals. “For quite a long time, our customers have been…

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April 27, 2014

The Mandalay Congratulates the Class of 2014

As high school seniors count down the days before graduation, caps and gowns are not the only thing in high demand. For a celebratory meal that satisfies any appetite, fine Chinese cuisine restaurant, The Mandalay, offers a variety of lunch and dinner buffets complete with the island’s most popular Hong Kong and Canton-style dishes. “Our…

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Chef Ha Returns to Hawaii with a Bang

Just in time for summer festivities to begin, Kobe Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar welcomes the return of Chef Il-Chong Ha, known affectionately by all as “Mr. Ha” after his stint at Sushi Roku in Las Vegas’ famed Caesar’s Palace. “We are very excited to have him (Ha) back,” says Roy Nakamura, owner of…

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April 13, 2014

Let Them Eat Wedding Cake

In the world of patisserie, nothing is as highly regarded as one’s wedding cake. Often planned months in advance, the sugary confection has come a long way in recent years. With wedding season upon us, famed pastry shop Cake Works invites all to bring their best and brightest ideas for a sweet collaboration of a…

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