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Hi Sandwich & Drink

September 8, 2013

Sandwiches, Smoothies to Brighten the Day

In the middle of a busy day, the best sorts of pick-me-ups are those that don’t require too much time or effort. Sometimes, it comes with the added bonus of being a sugary confection, perfect to shoo away mid-day blues. Enter HI Sandwich & Drink where its smoothies, and bubble and milk tea offerings will…

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August 4, 2013

Vietnamese Fast-Food Takes On a Fusion of Flavors

SINCE KIM NGUYEN OPENED HI SANDWICH & DRINK IN WAIMALU SHOPPING CENTER LAST DECEMBER, CUSTOMERS HAVE ENJOYED AN ARRAY OF “VIETNAMESE FUSION” FOOD AND BEVERAGES FEATURING FRESH INGREDIENTS AND BOLD FLAVORS. Nguyen has spent more than 25 years crafting and preparing a variety of tasty dishes at home for her family, and opened Hi Sandwich…

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Lychee Lovin’, Had me a Blast

Now that we’re full-swing into summer, it’s time to really get into the spirit of the season. Welcome sunny days, bikinis, sand and surf, barbecues — and lychee! I’m loving all of the above, but most especially lychee. This ever-so juicy, rosy-skinned fruit with translucent white flesh is a rarity in some parts of the…

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June 16, 2013

HI Time for a Sandwich

A smart businessperson knows that keeping things simple and direct reaps results, and as owner of HI Sandwich and Drink, Kim Nguyen has it all figured out. Take the name. Simple, yet it tells it like it is. It’s just what you’re going to find. But what it doesn’t tell you is that Nguyen loves…

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May 12, 2013

Savor the Sweetest Vietnamese Pairing

Hong Kong is one of my favorite places on earth, and one of my favorite things about it is Hong Kong-style milk tea. Consisting of black tea and evaporated milk or condensed milk, it’s a drink that just brings instant joy to me. Recently, a co-worker told me she tasted the best milk tea bubble…

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Go Bananas!

I love having the opportunity to dine out numerous times per week as a part of my job. You know, it’s a tough task to make room in your belly time and time again for new food adventures, but someone’s got to do it and this girl is not complaining! Yet, because a good majority…

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Feeling Lucky With Corned Beef

March has crept up on us, and St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner — March 17 to be exact. And I’m sure you know what that means. It’s time to sport your green, drink up, be merry and get ready to crave corned beef everything. An absolute must-have on this Irish holiday, corned…

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February 17, 2013

Say “Hello” to Good Grinds

Fans of Pho Five-O can credit their feedback and encouragement as inspiration for Kim Nguyen to open Hi Sandwich & Drink. “I receive a lot of support from Five-O customers, so I want to say ‘thank you,’” shares owner Kim Nguyen who opened Hi Sandwich & Drink in December 2012. The restaurant has 20 listed…

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January 27, 2013

Say “Hi” to a World of Sandwich, Smoothie Delights

After spending more than 25 years cooking a variety of tasty dishes at home for her family, Kim Nguyen decided to share her passion for food with the general public. The restaurateur opened Hi Sandwich & Drink in the Waimalu Shopping Center about a month ago, and customers are raving about what Nguyen describes as…

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