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Hot Pot Heaven

July 24, 2016

In Heaven With Hot Pot

Upon entering Hot Pot Heaven in Pearl Kai Shopping Center, it’s impossible to resist the aromatic wafts of broths simmering over hot plates at each table, enticing diners into an utterly satisfying and customizable dining experience of cooking their own nourishing meal to perfection. It was that same seasoned scent that lured husband-and-wife duo Cosme…

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June 19, 2016

Got Hot-Pot Cravings?

When Cosme Rivera and wife Violeta retired, they decided to open a restaurant serving their favorite food: hot pot. They were regular customers at Hot Pot Heaven in McCully, and opened a franchise of the popular eatery in Aiea, specializing in Thaiand Vietnamese-style hot pot. “My dad worked in construction and my mom was working…

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May 1, 2016

Ethereal Eats

Hot Pot Heaven opened its newest location in Pearl Kai Shopping Center Feb. 6. Under the command of husband-and-wife team Cosme and Violeta Rivera, the eatery is a proud family operation. According to the Riveras’ son Gerald, the family started out as regular diners at Hot Pot Heaven’s McCully location. They enjoyed dining at the…

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March 29, 2016

Stir up your own mix of broths, fillings

Hot Pot Heaven has opened a second location in Aiea, offering a variety of tasty homemade broths and a wide selection of meat, seafood and vegetables, which can be cooked to your liking at your table. Owners Cosme and Violeta Rivera retired a few years ago, but enjoyed eating hot pot so much that they…

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February 23, 2016

Hot Pot Heaven

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Thai ($9.99) and Mushroom ($10.99) broths with appetizing accompaniments Aiea town recently has become even more hot pot-friendly. After debuting a little more than two weeks ago, the second Hot Pot Heaven location at Pearl Kai Shopping Center already is satisfying hungry customers. Once frequent visitors to…

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