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Kozo Sushi

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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Let’s Rock ‘n’ Sushi Roll!

Happy Sunday, Ono aficionados! I know you all will join me in my excitement over this week’s foodie find — specialty sushi rolls. After all, as many locals would agree, sushi is solidified in our diets from an early age here in the Islands. Plus, we’re so spoiled with an abundance of some of the…

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October 13, 2013

Kozo’s Rolling Out the Goods With Satisfying Sushi

Sushi’s individual servings make it easy to forget exactly how much you’ve consumed — exactly the right mind-set you should be in to “pig out.” Of course, the other component in thoroughly enjoying a meal is good company. Kozo Sushi Hawaii combines these elements and provides its customers with eight different platters customers may choose…

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July 28, 2013

Fresh, Flavorful Fast Food for Sushi Lovers

More than 40 years after Kozo Sushi first opened in Osaka, Japan, the restaurant’s fresh take on fast-food continues to delight diners as they fulfill their cravings for sushi. Kozo Sushi has grown to include six convenient locations, including Moiliili at 2334 S. King St., and as owner Mika explains, “The fact that we started…

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