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Happy Day Chinese Restaurant

Happy Days Chinese Restaurant

TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: CHICKEN CHOP SUEY ($10) There are many reasons to smile at Happy Days Chinese Restaurant in Kaimuki. Renowned for its Hong Kong-style cuisine and friendly service, this award-winning establishment takes home the prize for its assortment of dishes and ever-popular dim sum selection. Restaurant owner Lisa…

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Happy Days Continues Reeling in the Awards

When it comes to awards, Happy Days Chinese Seafood Restaurant has earned a notable “hana hou” worthy of celebration. A year after receiving Star-Advertiser’s annual Hawaii’s Best People’s Choice Awards for serving up the “Best Chinese Food” and “Best Dim Sum,” Happy Days Chinese Seafood Restaurant owner Lisa Lum smiles a wide grin, as Lum…

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Come On Get Happy

Remember Happy Days, that beloved television sitcom from the 1970′s? You know, The Fonz with his “Aaaaeeeyyy!” and every episode neatly tied up in a perfect (and musically encapsulated) ending? It nightly filled living rooms with a warm and fuzzy, feel-good version of life — one we all looked forward to coming home to. Well,…

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The Happy Meal Destination

For many, Happy Days Chinese Restaurant is a home away from home. Customers drive as far as Mililani and Pearl City to the Kaimuki eatery for the familiar fare. “Customers tell us we are like family,” says owner Lisa Lum. In addition to the warm welcome, customers can expect “good food at a good price,”…

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November 24, 2013

‘Sum’ of the Best Sweets in Town

The wonderful world of desserts takes many shapes, sizes, textures, colors and flavors. It is the diversity of these after-dinner delicacies that is appealing to so many people. Not all desserts have to feature ice cream or cheesecake to be enjoyable, and Happy Days Chinese Restaurant knows this firsthand. Its desserts still fall on the…

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Happy Days Chinese Restaurant

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at your favorite restaurant? Well, much credit goes to the many chefs, owners and managers who work diligently day in and day out to make sure Hawaii’s diners have a top-notch dining experience. This week, Dining Out gets the inside scoops from Happy Days Chinese Restaurant’s owner…

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Award-winning Cuisine to Smile About

Earning Hawaii’s Best honors typically serves up a pleasant surprise worthy of celebration. However, after receiving the Star-Advertiser‘s annual People’s Choice Awards two weeks ago for offering both the Best Chinese Food and Best Dim Sum, Happy Days Chinese Seafood Restaurant owner Lisa Lum continues to beam with pride. As Happy Days approaches its 12th…

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On the Hunt for Easter Eggs!

Happy Easter, Ono readers! Today’s the day when Easter baskets burst at the seams with sugar-filled goodies, and I can’t help but relish the boxes of neon-colored marshmallow Peeps and chocolate marshmallow rabbits that sit before me. The hard-boiled eggs are dyed in pastel hues perfect for spring, and have been hidden along with a…

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January 27, 2013

Celebrating Good Luck, Health and Prosperity

Gung Hee Fat Choy! Just in time for Chinese New Year (Feb. 10), Happy Days Chinese Seafood Restaurant in Kaimuki is selling its popular Gau ($5) now through early March. Gau (also called niangau) is one of the many traditional Chinese foods that are eaten during Chinese New Year with a symbolic purpose for a…

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November 25, 2012

Happy & Healthy

There seems to be a Renaissance happening in the world of food on Oahu these days — and it’s something that should make non meat-eaters … well, happy. More and more eateries these days are finding that their vegetarian dishes are becoming quite popular, as customers are choosing to forgo or cut down on eating…

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