Hilo-style breakfast in Kaimuki

A La Carte

March 22, 2020

Story By: Brandon Bosworth |

Boneless Korean Chicken ($57 half-pan). PHOTO COURTESY KUHIO GRILLE

Dad wanted to do as a more local dish, using taro instead of potatoes,” Araki adds.

Local eaters love good fried rice, and Kuhio Grille’s Famous Fried Rice ($8.99, full order; $6.99 half order) definitely fits the bill. It’s made with three kinds of meat, eggs, green onions and a special in-house sauce. Top it off with a fried egg for an additional $1.99.

Sweetbread French Toast ($8.99). FILE PHOTO

If you’re in the mood for something a little sweet for breakfast, try the Sweetbread French Toast ($8.99), made with local Hawaiian sweet bread.

Other breakfast offerings at Kuhio Grille include everything from pancakes and waffles to a variety of omelets.

Taro Corned Beef Hash $10.49

Shortly after introducing breakfasts items, Kuhio Grille also began offering large takeout pans in response to requests from customers.

“Since then we’ve helped feed a few parties and get-togethers,” Araki says.

Kuhio Grille’s Famous Fried Rice ($8.99 full order, shown with egg for an additional $1.99). FILE PHOTOS

Pans come in two sizes. Most of the entrees come in a half-pan, which serves 13-15. Among the half-pan options are Boneless Korean Chicken ($57), Chicken Katsu ($57), Teriyaki Pork $70) and Kalua Cabbage Stir-fry ($50).

Got rice to go along with all this food? Kuhio Grille offers full pans of White Rice ($36) and Fried Rice ($55) that come with 20-22 servings.

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