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Celebrate Your Graduate With A Cantonese Feast

Graduation season is in full swing, and there’s no better place to celebrate than at Canton Seafood Restaurant. The popular eatery offers families a variety of party menus to choose from, suitable for any budget and craving. According to manager Henry Gong, the $198 menu is widely adored because of the variety it offers and…

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May 21, 2017

Applebee’s is Right at Home in the Islands

For years, Hawaii residents have watched commercials on television promoting Applebee’s Grill & Bar and were left wondering, “When are we getting an Applebee’s?!” Local diners can now see why “Celebration is a dish best served with good people,” as Applebee’s has come to Oahu with locations in Ewa Beach and at the vibrant Ka…

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May 14, 2017

Rolling Out Popular Platters

When it comes to offering some of Hawaii’s freshest and innovative sushi options, Kozo Sushi is definitely on a roll. Multiple generations of local diners flock to Kozo Sushi, as the restaurant continues to dish out stellar Japanese fare via a fresh approach to fast food. Kozo has grown to include five convenient locations, including…

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May 14, 2017

Uncovering A Hidden Gem

One recent afternoon, a Japanese food writer sat at the sushi bar at Honolulu’s Sakura Terrace Japanese Cafe and finished his lunch with delight. The writer, who spoke little English, said he was working on a book about Hawaii’s sushi restaurants for readers in Japan. Through a translator, he explained that this was his first…

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May 7, 2017

Local Bakery Puts The Icing On The Cake

By crafting its signature treats and decadent desserts with quality and consistency, Napoleon’s Bakery continues to serve as Hawaii’s “sweet spot” when it comes to special events, celebrations and everyday indulgences. “Our cakes are made from scratch,” says Jan Tsukazaki, general manager of Napoleon’s Bakery, who initially managed the bakery division at Zippy’s Restaurants in…

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May 7, 2017

Dining In Style

The facade of The Mandalay, Alakea Street’s favorite Chinese restaurant, includes a limestone-and-tile mural of a sweeping ocean wave. Compared to the dragon-draped columns and lacquered gingerbread on some of Honolulu’s other Chinese restaurants, the handsome mural might seem understated. But its textures and elegance are echoed throughout The Mandalay’s decor: subdued lighting, embroidered crimson…

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April 30, 2017

Give Mom The Gift Of Comfort Food

Right alongside their children, mothers tend to have a soft spot in their hearts for comfort food, especially the local flavors served up at Zippy’s Restaurants. So if you want to know the way into Mom’s heart on her special day, take her out for a love-filled meal at the popular island dining chain. “Moms…

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April 30, 2017

At Wisp, It’s TIme to Dine

AS LOCAL DINERS continue to seek out new dining options, Wisp Restaurant & Lounge offers a fresh experience with delicious food and beverage options just minutes from the base of Diamond Head – away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki. Located in the Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head hotel (formerly home to Park and…

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April 23, 2017

Shiro’s Catering Just Got Even Better

As graduation season rapidly approaches, Shiro’s Saimin Haven has all your catering needs covered. According to general manager Bryce Fujimoto, the restaurant just added new items to the catering menu: tofu patties and corned beef hash patties ($1.70 each). “There is a lot of fresh corned beef inside of our patties,” he says. “A lot…

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April 23, 2017

Rejuvenated Prince Waikiki Offers Fine Island Fare

After operating for more than a quarter century as Hawaii Prince Hotel, a fresh, open look and a commitment to accurately portraying Native Hawaiian history, culture and imagery has led to the property’s rebranding as Prince Waikiki. The hotel’s new name was implemented April 1 after years of planning and construction to reinvigorate the popular…

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