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New Violet’s Grill

December 23, 2012

Tradition Lives On

As New Violet’s Grill prepares to undergo some long-anticipated renovations, its friendly staff and management make it a point to ensure customers that their favorite meals are here to stay. Joey Suehisa, who co-owns the Kalihi eatery in Kapalama Shopping Center with her sister Cindy, explains that the shopping center is currently going through a…

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November 4, 2012

New Violet’s Grill

When in search of some good home cooking, New Violet’s Grill is the answer. Specializing in local comfort foods as well as Japanese and Okinawan favorites, New Violet’s Grill has been an avid hot spot for more than 60 years. Everything here is made from scratch and patrons love it. The Kalihi restaurant is located…

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October 7, 2012

Slurpin’ Soba

Although Violet’s Grill has been a family-owned restaurant for more than 60 years, there’s now a slight alteration to the eatery’s name. Now known as New Violet’s Grill in Kapalama Shopping Center, the name-change coincides with a return to family roots, with an emphasis on Okinawan specialties and cuisine. The restaurant’s first order of business…

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September 9, 2012

Good News at New Violet’s Grill

It’s important for non-meat eaters to ensure they get enough protein in their diet. Legumes are a good source, as are nuts. But the go-to protein source for many vegetarians is tofu. Incredibly versatile, tofu is enjoyed in myriad ways, from deep-fried to soft and creamy. And, if you’re a big fan of stir-fry, well,…

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August 12, 2012

Savoring Old Favorites at New Violet’s Grill

It may be called New Violet’s Grill, but the dining spot tucked away in Kalihi’s Kapalama Shopping Center has actually been part of the community for more than 60 years. With a menu full of local comfort foods as well as Japanese and Okinawan specialties, generation after generation have made it a regular haunt. “It’s…

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July 15, 2012

Out With the Old, Bringing In the New

Despite its name, New Violet’s Grill is far from being the “new kid on the block.” Currently located in Kapalama Shopping Center, the eatery has been in existence for more than 60 years and is now under new management, according to owner Cindy Suehisa. “It’s been under new management since May 1,” she confirms. When…

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