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Wailana Coffee House

June 5, 2016

Hearty Meals Just For Dad

Kenton Tom, vice president and general manager at Wailana Coffee House, knows a thing or two about giving a nod to dads on their special day. After all, it doesn’t have to be Father’s Day for him to tell you about his pops, Francis, and his inspiring journey to open the family restaurant 47 years…

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April 24, 2016

Holiday Specials

Since 1969, Wailana Coffee House has become a landmark restaurant in Waikiki known for its tasty local-style comfort food. Wailana celebrates Mother’s Day May 8 with a special menu (11 a.m.-midnight) featuring Scallops and Shrimps ($14.95), Chicken Marsala ($14.50) and more. Each dish is served with corn on the cob; choice of starch; all-you-can-eat salad…

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March 22, 2016

Spring into Wailana for Easter specials

Located along Ala Moana Boulevard across the street from Hilton Hawaiian Village, Wailana Coffee House stands out with its familiar facade. Better known as “Waikiki’s family restaurant,” the eatery has remained on the very same corner since 1970. “In 1954, (prior to opening Wailana) my father and his company bought this piece of land and,…

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February 16, 2016

Wailana’s ‘tasty’ little thing called love

This Valentine’s Day, indulge in Wailana Coffee House’s love-inspired dishes. Available today only, the beloved restaurant is offering a “heart-y” menu to help celebrate the romantic occasion. After 46 years in the restaurant business, Wailana has found its way to patrons’ hearts, which unsurprisingly is through their stomachs. The eatery’s casual American classics are maximized…

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January 5, 2016

Any Meal, Anytime Of Day

Wailana Coffee House has some regulars who love the food so much that they frequent the island diner on a daily basis. “We serve local-style comfort food with consistency, value and service that keeps our customers coming back,” explains general manager Kenton Tom. It only makes sense that a restaurant so cozy is a family…

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November 29, 2015

Where carnivores can ‘meat’ their match

All the festivities of Thanksgiving may have concluded, but one unofficial tradition that carries past the holiday is the seemingly endless task of finishing leftovers. Turkey and all the fixings were made to feed an army of 100 for your family of six to 10. However, sometimes we need a break from the turkey sandwiches,…

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Beef: It’s What’s For Dinner

To all my fellow carnivores out there, it’s been far too long since we’ve seriously salivated over steaks. Those insanely sizzled, caramelized char marks from the grill are calling my steak knife, which is dying to cut into some prime and juicy, medium-rare meat just dripping with savory flavors. Sure, on special occasions, many of…

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September 20, 2015

Wailana Spreads Aloha

At the root of Aloha Week and the larger-encompassing Aloha Festivals is celebrating Hawaii’s rich culture, traditions and, of course, the food that helps make the 50th state so unique. As one of Hawaii’s iconic dining destinations situated at the gateway to Waikiki, Wailana Coffee House has served up local favorites for both kamaaina and…

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August 2, 2015

Wailana Coffee House

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Eggs Benedict ($11.90) Whether you’re a diner person or not, you will not be able to resist a well-known morning favorite from Wailana Coffee House. Take a stroll down to this legendary Waikiki eatery, where it offers its own take on a breakfast classic. The Eggs Benedict…

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June 21, 2015

Wow Dad at Wailana

On this nationally recognized and widely adored day, families across the Islands will be celebrating dads, father figures and the important men in their lives. When honoring a holiday that at its root brings together cherished loved ones, few experiences pose a better way to spend it than sharing a meal at one of Hawaii’s…

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