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Wailana Coffee House

November 16, 2014

Wailana brings the ‘wow’ factor

Since its opening almost 50 years ago, Wailana Coffee House continues to be a favorite for locals and visitors from around the world. Conveniently located on the corner of Ala Moana Boulevard and Ena Road, across from Hilton Hawaiian Village, the landmark, family-friendly eatery offers an extensive menu of local-style food and American classics, including…

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September 28, 2014

Wailana gets fresh, new look

Last Friday marked the highly anticipated re-opening of Wailana Coffee House. This Waikiki eatery’s interior space underwent a major renovation for nearly three weeks. In addition to new carpeting and countertops, the restaurant’s new inventory of kitchen appliances are sure to significantly assist in preparing a wide array of local, comfort food. “Having been in…

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June 8, 2014

Honor Dad the Wailana Way

Hawaii during the 1950s was a time where Hawaiian print shirts, sarong dresses and tropical flowers were deemed “fashion forward.” Poolside “Tiki” parties were the talk of the town, complete with tropical drinks adorned with little pink umbrellas. And it wasn’t long before restaurants and dance halls picked up on the fad and hosted tropical-themed…

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April 27, 2014

Coffee’s (always) on, y’all!

Ever get those crazy cravings — the kind that make you feel like a bionic (wo)man with a bizarrely confused biological clock demanding pancakes at midnight? Eggs in the evening? Or cereal for supper? Well you’re not alone, and at Wailana Coffee House — a Waikiki eatery serving up a full breakfast menu 24/7 —…

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March 16, 2014

You’re in Luck at Wailana

For the past 45 years, locals and tourists alike have adored Wailana Coffee House, where a treasured brand of American diner fare accented with a distinct island twist bears no comparison to other dining establishments around town. In addition to providing hearty helpings of comfort food 24 hours a day, the Waikiki mainstay has made…

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January 26, 2014

Wailana Coffee House

Anytime is the right time when it comes to eating good food at good prices. And at Wailana Coffee House, a local favorite open 24 hours, you can always find just what you are looking for. Want breakfast at night? Wailana has it! Feeling like a burger at the break of dawn? No problem! Try…

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December 1, 2013

Run to Wailana for a Carb-load Session

Just in time for those in need of a carb-load before the Honolulu Marathon, Wailana Coffee House is offering a three-day special. Running Dec. 5-7, customers may gorge on “All You Can Eat” Spaghetti to prepare for the big race. “We have a lot of marathon runners come in just before the marathon, and they…

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October 6, 2013

Wailana’s Classics Keep on Shining

When Francis Tom opened Wailana Coffee House in 1969, his desire was for his customers to feel welcomed and special, and to provide good food at a great value. Today, the landmark family-friendly eatery in Waikiki (on the corner of Ala Moana Blvd. and Ena Road, across from Hilton Hawaiian Village) continues to be a…

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September 1, 2013

Say ‘Aloha’ to Wailana Specials

A long-time local favorite, as well as a popular visitor destination, Wailana Coffee House pleases its audience with both classic diner-style American fare and local delights. “We have a very diverse menu,” says general manager Kenton Tom, adding that diners are pleased to find American breakfast classics along with local staples, such as loco moco….

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Don’t Mess With Meat Loaf

Let’s get back to basics with stick-to-your-ribs comfort food. Make no mess about it, meat loaf is one of those feel-good foods composed of protein, carbs and fats that can easily be regarded as the “most American” of all meals. There’s just something about this meaty creation that stirs up memories of home, family and…

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