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August 25, 2015

Bakery Whips Up An Assortment Of Dough-lightful Bites

When venturing to Fendu Boulangerie in Manoa Marketplace for rustic eats, it’s all about the bread. Everything from its sandwiches to its pastries and pizzas have one thing in common: downright delectable dough. Take its Fuji Apple Brioche ($3.85), for example. Rather than serving a traditional pastry-like base, owner and chef Niel Koep utilizes brioche…

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Going To The Hukilau

Polynesian Cultural Center long has been revered as a hub of island culture and entertainment, but did you know that it also is a place where kamaaina and visitors alike may have unforgettable dining experiences? Within Hukilau Marketplace, the Laie destination’s newest venture, guests are enjoying free admission and parking, complimentary WiFi, and an array…

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August 2, 2015

It doesn’t get more convenient than Kozo

DURING THE HUSTLE AND BUSTLE of the daily grind, there’s no better quick stop for a bite to eat than Kozo Sushi. For sushi afficionados and novices alike, the string of eateries surely knows how to serve up a fusion of tasty flavors. Known for its fast service and fresh, quality fare, Kozo Sushi initially…

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July 26, 2015

The Palace Makes for a Luxurious Summer Day

School’s out for summer, and Hawaii’s temperatures really are heating up, sending many Oahu families scampering for cooler climates. Day trips spent at Ice Palace swooshing around the rink with friends work up an appetite, and with all that exercise, one can literally two-step next door to Royal Palace Chinese Restaurant, where a feast fit…

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Brunch Fare That’s Made from Scratch

It’s the middle of the morning — not quite breakfast or lunch — but that hasn’t stopped a steady flow of eager diners from walking through the doors of Scratch Kitchen & Bake Shop. As some settle down at tables, others leave with leftovers or doggie bags full of fresh-baked pastries that Scratch also sells….

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July 12, 2015

Take a Long Lunch Break, Italian-style!

Going to Ala Moana Center can often cause patrons to work up quite an appetite. After a busy day completing shopping errands with your family, you’ll need a peaceful place to sit down with a nice meal. Romano’s Macaroni Grill (RMG), perched on the top level of the shopping center, is your break from the…

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July 5, 2015

Welcome to Fabulous Champs

If you just can’t wait for your next trip to Las Vegas, you’re in luck because Kaimuki’s newest business venture is bringing all of the excitement of the Ninth Island right here to Hawaii in a fun and legal adult-centric venue. Champs is Honolulu’s brand-new sports bar located in the space formerly occupied by WZ…

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You’ll Want to be Served at this ‘Court’

In this day and age, hearing that one is being “taken to court” is a declaration normally met with an ominous sense of doom, elevated blood pressure and sheer panic. But when Dining Out got the call informing us of our own upcoming day at court — Prince Court, that is — we couldn’t have…

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June 21, 2015

Catering to the Hungry Crowd

LONG KNOWN AS THE GO-TO SPOT for heart-soothing neighborhood comfort food that somehow finds that perfect balance between authentic Japanese inspiration and unique Hawaiian flair, Sekiya’s Restaurant and Delicatessen doles out steaming bowls of goodness alongside affordably delicious okazu offerings that simply hit the spot. When dining at the family-friendly eatery, which has been a…

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Feasting All Night Long

It’s 2 a.m. and the bars are closing. You and your friends had a blast dancing all night — but now the only thing on everyone’s mind is where they’re going to grub. What’s better than going on the hunt for late-night comfort food to hit the spot? Amid all the cravings for nachos, pizza…

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