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July 24, 2016

In Heaven With Hot Pot

Upon entering Hot Pot Heaven in Pearl Kai Shopping Center, it’s impossible to resist the aromatic wafts of broths simmering over hot plates at each table, enticing diners into an utterly satisfying and customizable dining experience of cooking their own nourishing meal to perfection. It was that same seasoned scent that lured husband-and-wife duo Cosme…

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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

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

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 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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June 12, 2016

Staying On Top of Fine Fare

Since 1994, Sarento’s at the Top of the Ilikai has helped define the top tier of approachable fine dining and exemplary service, all presented in an inviting setting complete with a five-star panoramic view. As part of the restaurant’s current mission to reintroduce itself to island diners, the kitchen team is excited to bring a…

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June 5, 2016

Hearty Meals Just For Dad

Kenton Tom, vice president and general manager at Wailana Coffee House, knows a thing or two about giving a nod to dads on their special day. After all, it doesn’t have to be Father’s Day for him to tell you about his pops, Francis, and his inspiring journey to open the family restaurant 47 years…

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May 29, 2016

A Feast for All Fathers

Following the success of a sold-out Mother’s Day program, Chef Chai is gearing up to offer the same beloved spread to Oahu’s families with a Special Father’s Day all-you-can-eat Lobster and King Crab Legs Buffet the evening of Saturday, June 18, as well as for brunch and dinner Sunday, June 19. The holiday feast fit…

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Chinese Fare With Unique Flair

Little Village Noodle House may be the place to go to satisfy your Chinese cravings, but it’s not your average Chinese restaurant. Many locals agree there’s something special about the Northern Chinese-inspired fare served up at the Chinatown eatery, even if they can’t quite put their finger on it. Dining Out recently sat down with…

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