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November 11, 2012

Top of Waikiki

What better way to celebrate a special occassion or spend quality time with loved ones than at Hawaii’s only revolving restaurant. At 18 stories high, Top of Waikiki makes a full 360-degree rotation every hour, so patrons can see the landscape of Waikiki before the sunsets and the beautiful lights to follow. For almost 50…

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October 28, 2012

Kenny’s Restaurant

For almost 50 years Kenny’s Restaurant, located in Kamehameha Shopping Center, has been the perfect place to get together with family and friends for a great meal. Dining Out was fortunate to catch up with Randall Harakal, DJ Watson and Chantal Moearii Weaver for lunch one afternoon. The group enjoys the restaurant, as well as…

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Five Star International Buffet

If you’re looking for a reasonably-priced meal in a convenient location, look no further than Five Star International Buffet in Royal Hawaiian Center. The lunch buffet for adults is priced at $19 and $12 for keiki 5 to 12 years old. Dinner costs $48 for adults and $24 for children ages 5 to 12. Also,…

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October 14, 2012

The Kahala Hotel & Resort

Besides being an amazing getaway for all those who want a little R&R, Kahala Hotel also has great classes and dining options. The Mushroom & Montrachet class takes place Saturdays until Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to noon; Bounty of The Seven Seas Seafood Buffet: Mushroom Manoa at Plumeria Beach House takes place Oct. 19-20…

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October 7, 2012

Million Restaurant

Million Restaurant serves up great Korean food daily, and the establishment is full of customers at any given moment. From amazing side dishes to tasty lunch specials and yakiniku options, you can’t go wrong when dining here. Dining Out caught up with Edric Torio and Nikie Reyes one afternoon for lunch as the duo shared…

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Nice Day Chinese Seafood

There is definitely something for everyone at Nice Day Chinese Seafood Restaurant conveniently located in the Liliha community. Dining Out was fortunate enough to catch up with friends Vanda Gill, Kuulei Alma-Francis and Lois Sueda for a dim sum lunch one afternoon. The trio all enjoyed different types of dim sum, and Nice Day is…

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September 16, 2012

Seafood Village

Seafood Village is known for its award-winning Chinese cuisine, and offers early bird specials (before 7 p.m.) that include Steak & Fried Shrimp ($14.95), Steak & Mahi Mahi ($16.95), Sweet & Sour Fish ($13.95), Mongolian Beef ($13.95) and Kung Pao Chicken ($13.95). Each special comes with Egg Swirl Soup, garden salad, steamed rice and an…

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September 9, 2012

Tropics Bar & Grill

Tropics Bar & Grill, located in the beautiful Hilton Hawaiian Village, is a popular eating spot for locals and tourists alike. Dining Out caught up with Sabrina Zander (who moved to Oahu in 2000) and her aunt, Karen Zander, and uncle, Bernie Metzger, for lunch one afternoon. Tropics, an eating establishment that proudly supports fresh,…

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August 26, 2012

Il Lupino

Authentic Italian food is in the heart of Waikiki, and it has people driving in from all parts of the island. Dining Out caught up with Max Sword, Sharon Har and her husband Vincent Todd on a beautiful afternoon for lunch. Each ordered their own dish but had the Insalata Farfalla ($14), which comes with…

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August 19, 2012

Shabu Shabu House

At Shabu Shabu House, customers take their meals seriously, and it’s no wonder why. From the curry to the shabu shabu, this establishment does everything right. For David Toguchi and Iris Yafuso Toguchi, they normally snag a counter seat at Shabu Shabu House, conveniently located on Kapiolani Boulevard. Why, you may ask? “That way we…

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