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Newtown Drive Inn

October 4, 2015

A Hole In One

Hidden along a sloping hillside in Aiea, Newtown Golf Driving Range has been giving kamaaina more reasons to visit than just hitting a few golf balls since 2011. Newtown Drive Inn is home to many local favorites, such as pastele stew, hamburger steak and smoked meat. And though its tasty flavors will remain, a lot…

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August 30, 2015

Newtown Drive Inn

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Fried Noodle with Teri Beef Combo ($9) Tucked away on a sloping hillside overlooking Aiea’s Kaahele Street, Newtown Drive Inn offers a delectable double entendre for its diners, acting as an eatery that features classic Hawaiian-style dishes and plate lunches that harken back to the drive inns…

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July 26, 2015

Putting a creative twist on local favorites

There are many reasons to venture to Aiea’s Newtown Golf Driving Range, and some would say that hitting a few golf balls actually is second to the food at Newtown Drive Inn. “The golfers eat some, but most of our business comes from workers and residents around this area,” notes chef and owner Reid Matsumura….

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June 21, 2015

Tee Up for Tasty New Dishes

Whether one plans on hitting a bucket of balls, or desires a hearty meal before, during or after work, Newtown Drive Inn hits a hole in one with a stellar selection of plate lunches and freshly baked pizzas. The new dining destination can be found at Newtown Golf Driving Range in Aiea and offers abundant…

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October 9 - 15, 2011

The Drive for Some Great Appetizers

Jini Ryu had no idea what she was getting when she opened Newtown Drive Inn a month ago. Because the restaurant was located adjacent to the Newtown Driving Range in Aiea, she assumed her customers would be hungry golfers and the occasional lunch and dinner guest. To her surprise, the spot has been a community…

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September 11 - 17, 2011

Newtown in the Swing of Things

Located at Newtown Golf Driving Range in Aiea, Newtown Drive Inn, formerly known as Newtown Pancake House, hits a hole in one when it comes to enticing your palate with delectable dining options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Owner Jini Ryu most recently took over ownership of the establishment from Jung Park, who is making…

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