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Cooke Street Diner

November 9, 2014

A Home Away from Home for Hawaiian Comfort Food

Tucked away in the heart of Kakaako is an eatery serving up traditional local grinds. Deeply rooted in its community, Cooke Street Diner has a menu packed with dishes that take your palate back to childhood in Hawaii. The second you step into the eatery, you’ll immediately feel right at home, as CSD’s menu offers…

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February 9, 2014

Combating Hunger with Down-home ‘Cooke’-ing

A meal doesn’t have to be fancy to make an impact. It’s the old-school, family-style recipes that promise tried-and-true grinds. Ken Akazawa, owner of Cooke Street Diner, understands this. KCC-trained, Akazawa delivers local fare via French culinary techniques. His cozy eatery, open for 12 years, seems an extension of his home. He and his staff…

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August 18, 2013

‘Cooke’ Up Great Grinds

For more than 11 years, Cooke Street Diner has provided throngs of Kakaako customers with local comfort food that turns first-time diners into “gotta-have-it” regulars. Owner Ken Akazawa brings more than 25 years of culinary experience to the table, and has operated out of the current hole-inthe-wall locale at 605 Cooke St. for 11 years….

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