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October 4, 2015

Takin’ It Easy With Island-Style Fare

When taking a stroll down Kalakaua, options for food, hospitality and entertainment abound. However, nobody does dining and entertainment quite like the team at Sheraton Princess Kaiulani. Just off Kalakaua on Kaiulani Avenue, the hotel combines the classic five-star Sheraton style with an open-air, laid-back kamaaina vibe. This blend of extravagance and simplicity is best…

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September 27, 2015

Life Of The Lunch Party

Sarento’s At the Top of the Ilikai is known for its panoramic, picturesque views of ocean and mountains, as well as its classic Italian cuisine. However, the restaurant offers its customers more than just an enjoyable dinner experience. According to special functions coordinator Adam Miller, Sarento’s lunch program is expanding. During midday meals, the venue…

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September 20, 2015

A Southern Seafood Soiree

From the highest praise, received from the endearingly protruding lips of Forrest Gump’s army pal Bubba Blue, to homage paid via Elvis Presley’s 1967 iconic film “Clam-bake,” the deliciously mussel-ed merits of southern-inspired seafood boils have long been a signature staple in American cuisine. For a taste of them right here in the Islands, you…

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September 13, 2015

An Epic Experience

From the moment you step into the contemporary, upscale interior of Restaurant Epic, you’ll forget that you’re in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Chinatown. Once there, an unforgettable dining adventure is what owner and general manager David Chang guarantees his guests. “I think we bring the best value, in terms of quality…

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September 6, 2015

Get Your Local Favorites On The Go

Originally built as one of Zippy’s first locations — it was the fourth site opened by the popular restaurant group 45 years ago — Zippy’s Waimalu recently underwent an important renovation that has transformed the popular dining destination to reflect an innovative concept. The Waimalu location now is Zippy’s Express, a revamped operation featuring some…

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August 30, 2015

Early Birds Fly High at Chef Chai

Chai Chaowasaree, owner and head chef at Chef Chai, is going against the grain by presenting food that is not only delicious and delectable, but also healthy. Even his actual grains are healthier than what you’d find at most restaurants, and his Steamed Coconut Milk Ginger Brown Rice comes from Thailand and is high in…

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August 25, 2015

Where Meetings are Made Easy

Situated conveniently on the second floor of Dole Cannery in Iwilei, Pomaika‘i Ballrooms offers elegance and style in a warm, inviting atmosphere — without the stress associated with fighting traffic into and out of Waikiki. Business leaders and their dedicated staffers will be pleased to hear that Pomaika‘i Ballrooms features state-of-the-art amenities and exquisite cuisine,…

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August 18, 2015

Family Dining Reaches New Heights

As multiple generations of local diners can attest, New Eagle Cafe continues to serve up an alluring array of local-style comfort food favorites at affordable prices. The popular dining destination is located in Nimitz Center, conveniently situated along Nimitz Highway in the heart of one of Honolulu’s bustling business districts. Owner Tae Im took over…

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There’s Something About Dim Sum

A true staple of Chinese menus, dim sum is at the heart of the cuisine’s rich history, as it has long been closely associated with the practice of yum cha, or taking tea. Dim sum also is heartwarming because it provides bite-sized bundles of comfort food, all rolled up to welcome in feelings of satisfaction…

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August 2, 2015

Blues, Bourbon and BBQ Make a Comeback

Three of America’s best inventions — blues music, Kentucky bourbon and barbecue cuisine — go hand-in-hand and also come together harmoniously at The Kahala Hotel & Resort later this month. “Blues, Bourbon and BBQ” returns to the spectacular resort Saturday, Aug. 22, from 6 to 9 p.m., in what is billed as a Southern-style barbecue…

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