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Kiwami Ramen

April 20, 2014

Good Ramen Isn’t So Hard to Find

If you’re under the impression that you have to fly all the way to Japan to have an authentic taste of ramen, think again. Much more convenient in mileage, Keeaumoku Street is as far as you’ll have to go to get the real deal at Kiwami Ramen. It’s all in the details at this eatery…

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March 23, 2014 , ,

U, Me and Ume

There’s an old remark that goes, “If you love it so much, why don’t you marry it?” All sarcasm aside, if that statement was relevant to me and food, together we would create the ultimate union. My love for most foods runs deep, but I must admit that I’ve been known to have some pretty…

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February 2, 2014

Kiwami’s Oodles of Noodles

With all the recent rain and windy weather, all I’ve been wanting to eat is a warm bowl of ramen. So, I recently visited Kiwami Japanese Ramen, which was previously located in Waikiki Shopping Plaza for a decade, and moved to Keeaumoku Street (across from Wal-mart) last October. The casual, family-friendly “ramen shop” specializes in…

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December 8, 2013

Kiwami’s Back and Better Than Ever

Almost one year ago, when Japanese noodle shop Kiwami Ramen closed the doors of its Wakiki Shopping Plaza eatery, die-hard ramen connoisseurs everywhere were left wondering if the restaurant’s celebrated dishes would ever make a comeback. After much anticipation, Kiwami returns to the culinary scene with a new storefront conveniently located on Keeaumoku Street. The…

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