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Moku Kitchen Brings ‘Upcountry Downtown’ to Kakaako

Creating an “upcountry downtown” vibe, Moku Kitchen will blend the best of both worlds as the latest addition to SALT. Handcrafted Restaurants LLC offers a new kind of dining experience for Honolulu foodies. Inspired by Chef Peter Merriman’s passion for … Continue reading

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Hawaii Restaurant 2016 ‘Hall of Fame’ Inductees Named

The Hawaii Restaurant Association is hosting its 10th annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Monday. The inductees are select individuals who have “demonstrated dedication and commitment to the growth of the restaurant and food service industry in Hawaii, contributed … Continue reading

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Aloha Tower to Host Friday Night Farmers’ Market

The Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation and Hawaii Pacific University have joined forces to develop Honolulu’s newest Farmers’ Market, opening on Friday, August 5, 2016 at the Aloha Tower Marketplace. Running from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., the market will continue every … Continue reading

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Kona Brewing Co. to break ground on new sustainable brewery

Kona Brewing Co. will break ground on its new 100,000-barrel Big Island brewery and canning facility tomorrow. The company, Hawaii’s longest-running craft brewery, is commemorating the event with a limited-release pale ale based on the original recipe for its first beer … Continue reading

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Bombay Palace Brings Pakistani Cuisine to Hawaii

Bombay Palace, which opened late last year in the former Monsoon India space in the Discovery Bay Center, augmented its menu by introducing a few new dishes from the home country of owner Imran Khan and his chef, Gul “Kenny” … Continue reading

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New Seafood Buffet at Kahala Hotel

The Kahala Hotel & Resort has launched a new “Best of Kahala Seafood Buffet” at Plumeria Beach House. The all-you-can-eat dinner buffet at the oceanside, open-air restaurant will be offered Thursday through Saturday only and feature familiar flavors from the … Continue reading

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Nashville Waikiki Reopening at Aloha Tower

Nashville Waikiki, Hawaii’s only country western and classic rock saloon, opened for business at the Aloha Tower Marketplace on Friday, January 22. Located on the Diamond Head side of the marketplace, between Gordon Biersch and Hooters, Nashville Waikiki offered special … Continue reading

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Chocolatier Pierre Marcolini to Visit Honolulu

Shortly after the opening of his only store in the United States at Ala Moana Center in November, accomplished pâtissier Pierre Marcolini will pay a visit to Hawaii from January 26 to 31, 2016.  The Belgian chocolatier will be touring at least … Continue reading

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Chinese teahouse Yauatcha coming to Waikiki

The new International Market Place will debut Michelin-starred restaurant Yauatcha amongst its lineup of 10 world-class, chef-driven restaurants. The contemporary dim sum teahouse is one of the flagship restaurant brands from the global hospitality company Hakkasan Group. “This addition of … Continue reading

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Longhi’s Preps New Year’s Feast

Longhi’s Ala Moana will serve a special five-course dinner from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2015, for those seeking a great party venue to welcome in the New Year while taking in a spectacular view of the … Continue reading

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