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May 21, 2017

Take Advantage Of This Special Military Discount

At Pagoda Floating Restaurant, diners always are treated to an island-inspired meal of which kamaaina approve. Known for its buffets, the Honolulu eatery currently is offering a special for service members who show their military ID with any purchase: they’ll receive a complimentary platter of more than 15 combined ounces of Roast Prime Rib and…

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April 30, 2017

‘Meat’ Your Match

For the past 40 years, local diners have made their way to Hy’s Steak House when in need of the finest of dining experiences. The longstanding eatery’s kiawe-wood broiler gives a range of high-quality steaks distinctive flair, especially when working its magic on a 32-ounce Wagyu Tomahawk Bone-in Ribeye ($97). The domestic wagyu beef, brought…

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April 30, 2017

Flourishing Flavors

Nothing says spring dining quite like the bright, invigorating flavors of Chicken Under a Brick ($21.95) from Romano’s Macaroni Grill. This sizzling roasted half chicken is served with irresistible roasted Parmesan potatoes and a light accent of seasonal vegetables. Romano’s also is the perfect place to indulge in all of your Italian comfort-food cravings, from…

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March 5, 2017

This Place Is On Fire

If you venture to the revamped section of Waikiki off of Kuhio Avenue, where International Market Place now resides, you’ll find TR Fire Grill waiting to satisfy your cravings. Offering fire-roasted, grilled and smoked cuisine, the new eatery serves elevated comfort food with tons of flavor. Enjoy the restaurant’s “local” hour, or happy hour, daily…

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March 5, 2017

Loving The Taste Of Japan

It’s little wonder why locals and tourists quickly fall in love with the local Japanese culture. From the holidays and traditions to the tasty foods, Hawaii is heavily influenced by all that lies beneath the red sun. Enter J-Shop, a Japanese grocery store and small eatery, which takes pride in housing high-quality ingredients and food…

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February 19, 2017

Poke & Box

Everyone has their own preference for which style of poke they love most, and now diners can customize the poke meal of their dreams with a wide selection of island-style seafood, toppings and sauces at Poke & Box. At the new takeout eatery, located within Ala Moana Center’s Makai Market Food Court, choose from small…

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Love Is All Your Need

LAVERNE’S Opt for some good ol’ local-style comfort food on the day made for love with Laverne’s succulent shrimp cooked in a garlic butter sauce and served over a bed of pasta ($11). And for an additional $2, treat yourself and your loved one to Strawberry Cheesecake for that extra-sweet finish. Laverne’s Newtown Golf Driving…

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December 4, 2016

Raging Crab

When seafood lovers want to indulge, they head to Raging Crab where they can strap on a bib and dive into a hands-on feast of Dungeness crab, king crab, shrimp and more. The seafood-boil establishment is known for its Southern flair, adding Cajun seasonings to a wide range of mouthwatering cuisine. Sample an ocean’s worth…

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December 4, 2016

Kozo Sushi

As Hawaii’s reliable source for affordable sushi on the go, Kozo Sushi continues to please island diners via five locations around Oahu. With branches in Kahala Mall, Keeaumoku and King streets, Pearl City and Pearlridge, you’re never far from your next delectable sushi fix. Kozo offers an array of nigiri, sushi rolls, bentos, donburi, party…

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June 7, 2015

Hy’s Steak House

With its award-winning USDA prime beef and kiawe-broiled steaks, it’s easy to see why Hy’s Steak House is consistently chosen as a top-notch food destination. Its wide menu selection, nightly music and happy hour from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. keep locals and travelers coming back to this elite eatery. Since opening in 1976, the…

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