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August 24, 2014

Te Moana Nui: An Unrivaled Luau Experience

While Pacific Beach Hotel’s Oceanarium restaurant has wowed multiple generations of diners for the last 35 years, a new dinner show experience at the property has quickly caught fire as Waikiki’s hottest indoor stage production. In March, Pacific Beach Hotel introduced a must-see dinner production dubbed Te Moana Nui: Tales of the Pacific. Through a…

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August 17, 2014

Island-style Dining in a House That’s a Home

The “green flash” serves as a coveted phenomenon only seen for a brief moment during an unadulterated sunset. As waves lap gently along the white, sandy beach below and light ocean breezes wisp through the open air, plantation-style atmosphere, customers truly feel at home at Ocean House. And, yes, as vice president and general manager…

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August 10, 2014

Home Cooking Just Like Mom’s

Home-cooked meals often conjure up memories of mom in the kitchen preparing fragrant and flavorful dishes that her family waits anxiously to enjoy. Mamaya, a name that means “mother’s house,” strives to offer that same freshly prepared goodness via a vast array of tasty bentos and musubi crafted from quality ingredients. Mamaya’s bento selections also…

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August 3, 2014

It’s Always the Right Time for a Mac Attack

Given the expertise and creative energy flowing from its kitchen and bar literally all day, every day, it’s easy to see why kamaaina and visitors alike flock to MAC 24/7 to fulfill their food and beverage needs. Situated on Kuhio Avenue on the lobby level of the inviting Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel, MAC 24/7 serves…

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July 27, 2014

Dine on the Islands’ Finest at Hawaii Convention Center

Showcasing the best of what the Islands have to offer, Hawaii Convention Center welcomes all to experience a world-class meal unlike any other. “In most places, people do not usually associate convention centers with excellent food,” says Gary Matsumoto, executive chef for the venue. “Here, we specialize in using fresh, farm-to-table ingredients to highlight Hawaii’s…

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July 20, 2014

Du Vin’s Raw Bar, a Seafood Haven

Seafood aficionados need look no further than Brasserie Du Vin and its intriguing Raw Bar when searching for some of the freshest, most flavorful selections available in the Islands. Situated across from the historic Hawaii Theatre in downtown Honolulu, Brasserie Du Vin offers a casual, rustic environment modeled after the inviting cafes and bistros found…

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July 13, 2014

Start the Day Right With Pomaikai Ballrooms

Pomaikai Ballrooms is quickly becoming the go-to destination for those looking to take care of business in a convenient central locale capable of serving up a wide array of culinary creations. While many guests have become familiar with Pomaikai Ballrooms as the ideal destination for birthday parties, graduation celebrations and other memorable gatherings, the downtown…

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July 6, 2014

Zippy’s Rewards Diners with Superb Summer Specials

As summer brings longer, warmer days, Zippy’s Restaurants has rolled out two refreshing new salads to help diners beat the heat and its accompanying hunger waves. Zippy’s offers the salads at its dine-in restaurants, including the brand-new Asian Chicken Salad ($9.50, available through July 31). The creation includes grilled chicken breast, cucumbers and char siu…

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June 29, 2014

Pho My Lien Offers Soup-er Taste, Value

With the goal of offering quality dishes bursting with flavor and freshness, and doing so in a casual, inviting atmosphere, Pho My Lien has built a stellar reputation as one of Oahu’s preferred dining destinations for Vietnamese-inspired cuisine. Owners Tommy Dang and Lien Bui have worked diligently for decades to serve up delicious fare from…

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June 22, 2014

Here’s the BIG Picture

Serving as Oahu’s “Hawaiian-style diner” for more than 15 years, Big City Diner continues to carry the banner as the go-to destination for fresh, hearty meals served in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. And, while Big City Diner is recognized for its local-style comfort food, the restaurant also makes it a priority to offer healthier options,…

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