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Chai’s Island Bistro

This restaurant is no longer in business.

December 30, 2012

Chai’s Island Bistro

After more than 14 years in business, Chai’s Island Bistro in Aloha Tower Marketplace will officially close its doors tomorrow (make your reservations now). Owned and operated by celebrity chef Chai Chaowasaree, Chai’s Island Bistro is renowned for its award-winning Pacific Rim cuisine, which is always prepared with aloha and served with exquisite presentation. And…

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December 16, 2012

And the Music Plays On…

After more than 14 years, Chai’s Island Bistro in Aloha Tower Marketplace will officially close its doors Dec. 31. “Once we announced the closing, many of our longtime entertainers who’ve performed here in the past have called to ask if they could perform one last time,” says restaurant owner and chef Chai Chaowasaree, who’s been…

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December 2, 2012

Chai’s Island Bistro Bids a Fond Farewell

As 2012 comes to a close, so does the run of Chai’s Island Bistro at Aloha Tower Marketplace. Famed for its Pacific Rim cuisine and live entertainment, Chai’s Island Bistro has been enthralling guests from across the globe night after night, and celebrity chef and owner Chai Chaowasaree is nostalgic to see this chapter come…

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November 25, 2012

Couch’s Sweetest Harmonies

Chai’s Island Bistro deserves a standing ovation for its spectacular Pacific Rim cuisine, and celebrity owner and chef Chai Chaowasaree also knows how to render a round of applause from his guests — not only for his award-winning fare, but also for bringing in some of Hawaii’s top entertainers to perform at his Aloha Tower…

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October 28, 2012

Chai Takes On Chef Challenge

Chef Chai Chaowasaree, owner and chef of Singha Thai Cuisine in Waikiki and Chai’s Island Bistro at Aloha Tower Marketplace is renowned for his exotic fare that emphasizes flavors of the Pacific Rim. Known for fusing fresh, local ingredients with the eclectic flair of Asia, Chaowasaree’s cuisine is a true representation of our island home….

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September 30, 2012

Circling the Appetizer Globe at Chai’s

Sometimes life just gives you lemonade. That’s the feeling one gets while dining at Chai’s Island Bistro. Chef Chai Chaowasaree’s take on Asian fusion has made him a culinary star whose growing empire includes two restaurants, a TV show and being the person responsible for bringing flavor back to flying as the executive chef for…

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September 16, 2012

Na Palapalai Heats Up the Stage at Chai’s

Chai’s Island Bistro has long been known for its fusion of Pacific Rim cuisine and live Hawaiian music in a breezy, yet upscale setting. Since the bistro opened in 1992, customers have fallen in love with internationally acclaimed chef Chai Chaowasaree’s artful combination of Eastern and Western flavors. Always turning to local markets, he highlights…

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August 19, 2012

Aweau’s Alluring Vocals

Chai’s Island Bistro is famous for its award-winning Pacific Rim cuisine and renowned local entertainment. Located in Aloha Tower Marketplace, the restaurant prides itself on creating feasts for the senses as Chef Chai Chaowasaree draws from a bounty of Hawaii’s harvest — from both land and sea. And while every night of the week is…

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July 15, 2012

Chai’s Features Nightly Entertainment

Chai’s Island Bistro, conveniently located in Aloha Tower Marketplace, is not only known for its premier cuisine, showcasing some of the best offerings from the Pacific Rim, but also for its top-rated entertainment, which features a multitude of talented artists including Jerry Santos. Best known for his work in the award-winning musical group Olomana, Santos…

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The Lemongrass Grows Greener on the Other Side

Happy Sunday, Ono readers! What if I told you I was craving grass? You would think I’m crazy, right? Well, don’t be too quick to judge. Yes, I’m craving grass, but not just any type of grass. Enter lemongrass, also known as cymbopogon. Whole lemongrass is not easily chewable, so if you choose to consume…

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