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Hung Won Seafood Restaurant

Feeling At Home With Hung Won

No neighborhood in the Islands would be complete without the comfort of a mom-and-pop Chinese restaurant, and for many families in Kaimuki, Hung Won Seafood Restaurant has been filling that niche for years on end. The eatery, which is located on the Waialae strip between Eighth and Ninth avenues, makes patrons feel at home with…

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Eggplant, Please

By Ellise Kakazu If you find yourself strolling through the streets of Kaimuki and discover Hung Won Seafood Restaurant, make a stop for some old-school Chinese food. Hung Won has stood the test of restaurant-time, as it has been in the same spot for decades. But with bright tablecloths and decorative fans adorning the walls,…

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Keeping it old-school, delicious

As Waialae Avenue proceeds to evolve into an epicenter of trendy restaurants and cafes, there still are tried-and-true establishments that continue to thrive after decades of business. Because of these culinary gems, Kaimuki remains very much vintage and every bit authentic. Even though Hung Won Seafood Restaurant has taken new ownership in the last two…

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February 29, 2016

Catering To Your Cravings

Hung Won Seafood Restaurant has expanded its menu greatly — an additional 82 dishes to be exact. Located in the heart of Kaimuki at 3434 Waialae Ave., the Chinese restaurant serves authentic Cantonese-style cuisine, as well as about two dozen spicy dishes and many local favorites. Restaurant manager Janice Ouyang explains that many of the…

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January 25, 2016

Menu gets tons of tasty updates

When a new year rolls around, it’s a time when people evaluate how they’re doing and make changes. And that’s exactly what Hung Won Seafood Restaurant in Kaimuki did as 2016 began: As of Jan. 1, the eatery is now offering more than 60 new menu items. “As people came and asked for this and…

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November 15, 2015

Always Authentic

The menu at Hung Won Seafood Restaurant largely is influenced by traditional Chinese cuisine — the subject of which the chefs are bonafide experts. Two of the chefs are originally from China, and later worked at another local Chinese restaurant. But eventually, they wanted to venture out on their own. So they teamed up with…

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September 27, 2015

A Hankering For Hung Won

Since taking over well-established Hung Won Seafood Restaurant a year and a half ago, Kevin Li and his uncles Guan Qiang Ruan and Ju Wei Ruan have become an unstoppable force in Canton-style dining. Customers from Kailua to Pearl City will travel to the Kaimuki eatery just to try its signature roasted meats, while other…

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Hung Won Seafood Restaurant

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: HuNan Style Lamb ($12.95) If you’re ever driving down Waialae Avenue, cruise on down just past 8th Avenue, where you’ll find delectable dishes sure to rattle your taste buds. Hung Won Seafood Restaurant offers a colossal menu fit for anyone hankering for the best in Chinese cuisine….

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Cheers to a Star-Spangled Potluck

I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait for July Fourth to arrive. It will signal the most anticipated event of the summer for many a food-enthusiast: the one-and-only Independence Day barbecue, which will leave us filled to the brim with hot-off-the-grill hamburgers, hot dogs and maybe even some All-American ice cream, if we’re…

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‘Won’ over by authentic Chinese temptations

Hankering after a taste of traditional Chinese cuisine? Hung Won Seafood on Waialae Avenue has just what you are seeking. Here, co-owner and general manager Kevin Li shares a handful of delectable sensations the Kaimuki eatery is dishing up this week. Patrons desiring a good deal of vegetables, without having to sacrifice sufficient protein, need…

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