Special delights light up diners’ palates

A La Carte

June 9, 2019

Story By: Kyle Galdeira | Photos by: The Veranda

The exterior lanai of The Veranda

For diners in search of one of Honolulu’s best Happy Hour destinations, The Veranda offers specially priced drinks and delicious light fare throughout the week at The Kahala Hotel & Resort.

Ahi Poke Musubi ($17)

The popular lounge area of The Veranda is situated just steps away from the resort’s alluring lobby, and offers indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the beach, pool and Dolphin lagoon. The open-air setting features contemporary furniture and wood flooring to create a welcoming and relaxed vibe that allows guests a perfect opportunity to enjoy the globally-inspired menu and beverages at The Veranda.

An assortment of dishes found on The Veranda’s Happy Hour menu

During Happy Hour, Monday-Friday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., the “Happytizer” menu offers must-try favorites including Spicy Ahi Roll ($10), Chicken Wings ($10) with savory dipping sauces, Calamari ($10) with multiple sauces including wasabi cocktail, and the Assorted Cheese Platter ($10) with sesame lavash, pickled red onion and seasonal fruits. Ahi Poke Musubi ($17) is a goto staple at The Veranda during Happy Hour as the perfect combination of fine cuisine and comfort food is built with a ball of sushi rice stuffed with ahi poke that is coated with furikake and served crispy-fried with crab namasu and an Asian remoulade.

Be sure to enjoy a “Happytail” or two as select well cocktails ($10), wines by the glass ($12) and beers ($5 for domestic, $6 for import) are also available during Happy Hour.

Diners are treated to live music nightly, and in addition to no cover charge, guests receive validated parking for up to four hours.

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