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March 26, 2017

Treating Administrative Professionals To A Flavorful Meal

Pomaikai Ballrooms serves as the ideal setting for the perfect Administrative Professionals Day, as a bounty of delicious offerings and entertainment will help attendees recognize the “most valuable players” in the office. Conveniently situated on the second floor of Dole Cannery in Iwilei, Pomaikai Ballrooms offers elegance and style, along with a warm, inviting atmosphere,…

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This Eatery’s Sure To

If you’ve ever met Lisa Lum, it comes as no surprise that she would be the owner of a restaurant called Happy Days Chinese Seafood Restaurant. After all, with her always-pleasant demeanor, she can often be found weaving her way through the eatery’s maze of large round tables, talking story with regulars at one, then…

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March 19, 2017

Your Go-To Caterer For Graduation Season

With the ultimate goal to serve, and to do so with aloha, A Catered Experience covers all your party needs — and then some. Whether you’re trying to stay out of the kitchen during your next event, or hoping to take advantage of a full-service package, call upon the expert staff at the long-standing catering…

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March 19, 2017

Cajun Fare, And Then Some

Cajun King in Kaimuki may be the go-to spot if you want a fresh seafood feast. But, according to manager Simon Chik, the restaurant offers a lot more than just straight-up Cajun cuisine. On the backside of the Cajun King menu, customers can see a variety of Asian-style specials that are perfect for pairing with…

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March 19, 2017

Plate Lunch Goes Gourmet

Rarely does the convenience and ease of procuring a plate lunch go hand-in-hand with partaking in gourmet-quality cuisine and innovative culinary craftsmanship. However, at Kahai Street Kitchen, preparing gourmet-quality menu offerings served with the portability and quickness of a plate lunch is right up the restaurant’s alley. Owner Nao Iwata can often be found in…

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Chinese Veggies You’ll Crave

While Downtown Honolulu is a neighborhood that changes and evolves constantly, it’s comforting to know that Little Village Noodle House has been on Smith Street for the past 16 years, serving exceptionally delicious food that people keep coming back for. Walk by during a lunch break and you’ll see a diverse mix of customers, from…

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‘Pier’ Into A Fresh Take On Steak, Seafood

For Rob McDaniel, executive chef at Harbor Restaurant at Pier 38, cooking is an art form. “I don’t paint or draw, but I can channel my creativity through food,” says McDaniel, who has spent the last four decades learning and refining his culinary craftsmanship. Situated amid the bustling Pier 38 off Nimitz Highway, Harbor Restaurant…

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March 5, 2017

Oldie But Goodie

It’s the humble beginnings of Sekiya Restaurant Delicatessen that make it iconic. The eatery began in 1935, when two Japanese sisters, Taisuke and Katsuko Sekiya, opened their restaurant on School Street. The menu was simple: okazu, shave ice and ice cream. The restaurant may have moved around a bit since then — from School Street…

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March 5, 2017

Get Ready To ‘Wolf’ Down Italian Fare

A truly authentic Italian culinary experience is brought to fruition via a host of delectable dishes and more than 500 varieties of wine that have diners crying wolf — a positive result after visiting Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar. Appropriately, Il Lupino translates to “little wolf” in Italian and bears the childhood nickname of…

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February 26, 2017

New Eagle Flies High With Family Favorites

Continuing to serve up local-style comfort food at affordable prices, New Eagle Cafe remains a mainstay among multiple generations of hungry patrons. The popular dining destination is located in Nimitz Center, conveniently situated along Nimitz Highway in the heart of one of Honolulu’s bustling business and industrial districts. Owner Tae Im took over operations four…

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