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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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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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San Francisco Chef Anthony Yang to ‘Pop Up’ in Honolulu

San Francisco-based chef Anthony Yang, formerly of Per Se and Michael Mina, will headline ‘Ante Meridian’ later this month in Manoa. ‘Ante Meridian’ will offer a four-course prixe fixe brunch menu highlighting a mix of seasonal local ingredients and San … Continue reading

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‘Chefs for Hope’ to Raise Funds for Haiyan Relief

A group of local chefs, entertainers and food and beverage industry professionals will stage “Chefs For Hope,” a fundraiser for survivors of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. “The images of destruction are unbelievable,” says chef Chai Chaowasaree, who … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Chocolate Bootcamp Coming in October

Nat Bletter of Madre Chocolate has announced the first “Cacao Bootcamp” to show chocophiles, chocolate makers, and cacao growers the “seed to tree” and “bean to bar” process of chocolate that they rarely get to see. The “Experience Hawaiian Cacao … Continue reading

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GreenWheel ‘Preservation Celebration’ Planned

GreenWheel Food Hub is hosting “Preservation Celebration,” a pop-up food shoppe and series of events showcasing methods of preserving Hawaii’s locally-grown foods. This four-day series of tasting and skill-sharing events launches their Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign to raise $15,000 to purchase … Continue reading

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Celebrity Chef Tour at Mauna Lani Bay

Last weekend, guests celebrated at Hawaii’s third annual Celebrity Chef Tour benefiting the James Beard Foundation at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows. On Saturday night, former chef and now international award-winning cocktail mixologist, Manny Hinojosa, prepared a selection … Continue reading

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Maui Preserved Hits Local Store Shelves

“Our whole mission to use grown on Maui produce and spices and craft pantry items both traditional and new,” says Kerry Wilkins of Haiku-based Maui Preserved. “We are working hard to bridge the gap between farmer’s and consumers to make … Continue reading

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Rice Fest Returns on Sept. 29

The third-annual Rice Fest will be held Saturday, Sept. 29 at Ward Centers. This year, the free all-day event is sponsored by Hawaii Pacific Entertainment, VH07V, and Common Grains. Rice Fest will offer activities, entertainment, and of course food, all … Continue reading

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