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Kozo Sushi

December 29, 2015

Bringing holiday cheer with sushi platters

Christmas in Hawaii not only is about nourishing souls with holiday cheer, but also about feeding the mouths of loved ones with delicious grinds. Although Kozo Sushi always is prepared to provide delicious local Japanese fare for all family parties and special occasions throughout the year, the eatery especially is geared up for the overload…

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October 11, 2015

Ocean Bites

Known for its fast service, takeout sushi and bento options, Kozo Sushi first opened in 1972 in Osaka, Japan. The eatery then expanded to Hawaii, where it has continued to offer great quality service and a blend of delicious flavors. Today, the sushi haven has five locations on Oahu: on Keeaumoku Street, and in Moiliili,…

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August 2, 2015

It doesn’t get more convenient than Kozo

DURING THE HUSTLE AND BUSTLE of the daily grind, there’s no better quick stop for a bite to eat than Kozo Sushi. For sushi afficionados and novices alike, the string of eateries surely knows how to serve up a fusion of tasty flavors. Known for its fast service and fresh, quality fare, Kozo Sushi initially…

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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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May 18, 2015

On a Fast Track to Delectable Sushi

Multiple generations of local diners flock to Kozo Sushi, as the restaurant continues to dish out stellar sushi via a fresh approach to fast food. Kozo Sushi has grown to include five convenient locations, including its Keeaumoku locale adjacent to Walmart, and as the Kozo Sushi management team explains, “The fact that we started out…

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March 1, 2015

Introducing Freshness to Fast Food

Nearly half a century after Kozo Sushi first opened its doors in Osaka, Japan, the restaurant continues to roll out favorites, as its fresh approach to fast food satiates diners in their pursuit of stellar sushi. Kozo Sushi has grown throughout the island with five convenient locations, including at Kahala Mall, and as Kozo Sushi…

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February 8, 2015

Sushi that’s full of tasty surprises

At Kozo Sushi, you can have it all, with new makimono rolls that give you the best of everything the eatery offers. Besides brimming with well-loved favorites, the sushi mashups also showcase a yin and yang of flavors and textures: mild and spicy, creamy and crunchy, and sweet and savory. Tsunami Maki ($7.25) is an…

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October 19, 2014

Rock and roll to the Kozo beat

I’m all about convenience. So, when I’m in need of a quick lunch or dinner, by myself or with my family; I think sushi and bentos. They’re easy to eat, tasty and there’s always something for everyone. One of my go-to places is Kozo Sushi, which has many locations throughout the island, including one near…

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August 10, 2014

Kozo Sushi offers a taste of aloha

Kozo Sushi Hawaii provides local residents with the same great tastes that have enabled it to become one of the most popular takeout sushi establishments in Japan. The eatery was created as a way to provide the best of both worlds to sushi lovers — quality cuisine served in a casual atmosphere. As soon as…

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June 29, 2014

‘Roll’ with the punches

There’s a saying in life that is often offered by those optimistically inclined. When times get tough and all seems to overwhelm, the positive Pollyannas among us pipe up with a jolly “Just roll with the punches!” cliché. Now, most of the time, I take this advice good-naturedly to heart and welcome their pithy positivity….

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