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July 17, 2016

Camellia Caters To Carnivores

For a variety of tasty meats, Korean-style cold vegetables and raw veggies ready for grilling, Camellia Buffet provides the perfect solution. The restaurant — located on McCully Street — offers a plethora of options for an authentic Korean yakiniku experience. Yakiniku, meaning “grilled meat” in Japanese, entails customers selecting various vegetables and meats and cooking…

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July 17, 2016

One Shopping Center, Countless Cuisines

For 10 years, McCully Shopping Center has hosted A World of Cuisines, its annual celebration honoring the center’s diverse restaurants that are representative of Hawaii’s signature melting pot of cultures. This year’s A World of Cuisines promotion kicked off July 1 and will run throughout the rest of the month, complete with a trip-for-two giveaway…

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July 10, 2016

A Winning Combination Of Local Flavors

Similar to a local-style pot luck, Aja Sushi & Bento brings dishes from around the world to one table for both kamaaina and visitors alike to enjoy. Diners can discover their “Aja” moment at Ala Moana’s Makai Market Food Court, where Aja Sushi & Bento serves up a host of menu items in a convenient,…

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July 10, 2016

New Improved Genki Debuts In Kapahulu

When Genki Sushi first arrived in Hawaii in the early ’90s, the original shop in Kapahulu set the stage for the Japan-based dining chain to become a pioneering force in kaiten-style sushi, expanding over the years to fill the hearts and tummies of Island patrons throughout 14 locations statewide. As the household name continues to…

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July 3, 2016

Summer Savings, Specials Abound

Zippy’s Restaurants continues to roll out new items to complement its award-winning menu, which is chock-full of local favorites available at affordable prices within a family-friendly setting. As a testament to its popularity among local diners, Zippy’s was honored recently with a trio of commendations in Honolulu Star-Advertiser‘s annual Hawaii’s Best People’s Choice Awards for…

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July 3, 2016

A Feast For The 4th

It’s time to throw on your swimsuit, pack the tent and head to the beach for your best Fourth of July celebration yet. One of Oahu’s most coveted destinations to enjoy a fun-filled holiday in the sun is Ala Moana Beach Park, and it’s not only because of the family-friendly shoreline and stunning views. L&L…

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Feeling At Home With Hung Won

No neighborhood in the Islands would be complete without the comfort of a mom-and-pop Chinese restaurant, and for many families in Kaimuki, Hung Won Seafood Restaurant has been filling that niche for years on end. The eatery, which is located on the Waialae strip between Eighth and Ninth avenues, makes patrons feel at home with…

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June 26, 2016

Cuisine Fit for Royalty

Noi Thai Cuisine quickly is developing a reputation for serving up the finest in authentic Thai dishes while also presenting an un-forgettable all-around experience. The restaurant opened its 50th State locale in the beautiful Royal Hawaiian Center in October, and both kamaaina and visitors continue to marvel at the stellar cuisine served amid awe-inspiring d├ęcor…

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A Golden Opportunity To Sample Hong Kong Fare

Gary Lam still can recall working with his family in their Chinatown marketplace (which the Lams still own today) when he was growing up, and he appreciates how well his closely knit clan works together. So, when they opened Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant in 2001, a solid family dynamic and work ethic came naturally, and…

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June 19, 2016

Getting In Touch With The Flavors Of Hawaii

Culinary wizard Joseph Rose may be new to the Islands, but the recently appointed chef de cuisine at Japengo certainly delivers like a seasoned pro, when it comes to keeping the restaurant’s new menu firmly rooted in the flavors of Hawaii. At the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa eatery — which offers contemporary…

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