Local favorites served poolside

A La Carte

May 7, 2023

Story By: Averie Soto | Photos by: ANTHONY CONSILLIO

One of the many beverages served at Kani Ka Pila Grille

Found in the heart of Waikiki, Kani Ka Pila Grille is one of Oahu’s dream destinations for beautiful scenery, delicious cuisine and live entertainment.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner the restaurant offers a poolside dining experience with live Hawaiian music. As the sun rises across the island, Kani Ka Pila Grille welcomes guests to treat themselves to some island favorite dishes including fresh Açaí Bowls ($14) with granola, banana, strawberries and toasted coconut flakes, or more traditional entrées such as Buttermilk Pancakes ($15) with blueberries and cream cheese.

For guests looking for more savory options, the restaurant also offers Huli Huli Chicken ($28), Island-style Kalua Pork and Cabbage ($24), and the ever-popular Loco Moco ($23) topped with caramelized onions and gravy.

As the day winds down, Kani Ka Pila Grille also offers an array of colorful cocktails for visitors to enjoy such as Piña Coladas, Daiquiris and Lava Flows (call for prices), in addition to handcrafted drinks including the Coral Reef with Ocean Organic Vodka, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Paina guava and sour mix; and the Kolohe Mai Tai with Kula Toasted Coconut Rum, Lahaina Dark Rum, Crème de Banane, and lime and pineapple juice.

2169 Kālia Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815

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