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Honolulu Cookie Co. Goes Silver & Pink for Valentine’s Day

Honolulu Cookie Company turns its thoughts to love with the Valentine’s Collection 2015. This year, the collection celebrates the timelessness of romance. With each gift item, the collection calls up the feeling of first love, rekindled infatuation, and all the … Continue reading

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Crabbie’s Ginger Beer Reaches Hawaii

Crabbie’s Ginger Beer has arrived in Hawaii through a partnership with Paradise Beverages. “Crabbie’s is a truly innovative drink that wasn’t offered before in America and the response has been incredible,” says Phil Clarke, general manager of St. Killian Importing, … Continue reading

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Tommy Bahama Opening in Waikiki

Tommy Bahama has announced plans to open a new restaurant and retail destination in Waikiki in August 2015. Located at 298 Beach Walk, the planned three-level, 19,323-square-foot Tommy Bahama Restaurant, Bar & Store captures the views of legendary Kalakaua Avenue, … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Opens at Former Byron’s Spot

McDonald’s of Koapaka, located on the former Byron’s Drive In lot near the Honolulu International Airport, will celebrate its grand opening “pau hana” style on Friday, Jan. 9 from 3 to 8 p.m. The public is invited to attend festivities … Continue reading

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Liliha Bakery Official Grand Opening

A Formal Grand Opening of Liliha Bakery’s second location on Nimitz Highway has been scheduled for Friday, October 17, with specials available through Thursday, October 23. The restaurant opened on July 9 in what was planned to be a “soft … Continue reading

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Zippy’s Offers Diabetes-Friendly Menu

During the month of October, Zippy’s Restaurants is fundraising for the American Diabetes Association’s Hawaii chapter. In addition to seeking donations for $1 “Stop Diabetes” cutouts and placing donation boxes at each location, Zippy’s is featuring menu items that are … Continue reading

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Hawaii McDonald’s restaurants offering free coffee

McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii is planning a second round of coffee sampling from September 16 to 29 where customers can get a free small hot cup of McCafe® coffee during breakfast hours at participating restaurants, no purchase necessary. In Hawaii … Continue reading

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Maui beer featured on Hawaiian Airlines flights

Maui Brewing Co.‘s Bikini Blonde Lager will be offered on international routes on September 1, 2014, and domestic routes to and from the mainland on October 1, 2014 on Hawaiian Airlines. “As Hawaii’s largest craft brewery we’re proud to partner … Continue reading

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Chef Grant MacPherson Featured at Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Internationally known Chef Grant MacPherson will be a featured chef with Jade at this year’s Hawaii’s Food & Wine Festival. He will cook at the Corks & Forks event presented by Hawaiian Airlines on Saturday, September 6, 2014. The event … Continue reading

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State Launches Restaurant Rating System

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) is now posting color-coded placards at Oahu restaurants as part of the state’s new Food Safety Code, signed into law by Gov. Neil Abercrombie earlier this year. The new placards will be posted … Continue reading

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