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Kozo Sushi

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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May 25, 2014

Kozo Sushi Offers Fresh Take on 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 delights diners in search of stellar sushi. Kozo Sushi has grown to five convenient locations, including one on South King Street in the heart of Moiliili, and…

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Down for Donburi

Happy Sunday, Ono readers! Get ready for rice! Yeah, you’re probably thinking, “Who gets this excited about rice?” Well, I do — when it’s incorporated into donburi! Donburi is a Japanese dish diverse in types and flavors, but all-encompassing in terms of comfort. So whether you prefer your bowl of rice topped with chicken and…

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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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March 2, 2014

Kozo Sushi

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: CHICKEN KATSU BENTO: $6.99 Fulfill all sushi cravings at Kozo Sushi, a beloved eatery that traces its roots to Osaka, Japan. Fast-forward more than 40 years later, and Kozo Sushi has grown to include a slew of convenient locations across Oahu, and has established itself as a…

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December 22, 2013

Mo’ Bento

On an island where real estate is a premium, bentos make the most of space in an artful and tasty way. Serving restaurant-quality sushi at fast-food prices, Kozo Sushi is king when it comes to a quick grab-and-go meal. The Kozo brand is deeply ingrained in the collective consciousness of locals. Who doesn’t remember the…

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