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Take Dad to One of the Best Hawai‘i Restaurants of 2019

Whether you dine-in, takeout or have a home meal kit delivered, these 2019 Hale ‘Aina-winning restaurants will make Father’s Day this year a tasty one.
2020.06.17 12:00 PM

5 Questions with Lahaina Grill

We talk with owner Jurg Munch about the restaurant’s history of success.
2020.06.11 09:09 PM

Sheldon Simeon’s Lineage on Maui Wins Gold for Hawai‘i’s Best New Restaurant

Sheldon Simeon has had some very public ups and downs. The lessons he’s learned from them culminate in his latest restaurant on Maui.
2020.02.27 07:41 PM

6 Hawai‘i Chefs and Restaurants Announced as Semifinalists for the 2020 James Beard Awards

Bar Leather Apron, Mimi Mendoza, Chris Kajioka, Anthony Rush, Keiji Nakazawa and Sheldon Simeon make the first cut.
2020.02.26 10:51 AM

Quiora Brings an Unexpected Combination of Cocktails, Rustic Italian Fare and a Killer View

Ritzy business.
2020.02.19 10:00 AM

Former Wai‘oli Tea Room Reopens with 10 Dishes and a Renewed Focus on its Mission

Gone are the chintz tablecloths, red velvet waffles and gift shop bric-a-brac.
2020.02.18 02:08 PM

Best of Biting Commentary 2019: Editor’s Favorites

In case you missed them: 10 of my favorite Biting Commentary stories of 2019.
2019.12.30 10:50 AM

13 Can’t-Miss New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Honolulu to Kick off 2020

Whether your ideal way of ringing in the new decade is at a cocktail party, a casino night-themed party, or a three-course dinner, we have you covered.
2019.12.23 02:00 PM

Senia Wins Gold for Hawai‘i’s Best Tasting Menu and Silver for O‘ahu’s Best Restaurant

We take a closer look at the 2019 Hale ‘Aina Award Winner.
2019.11.25 05:05 PM

Ed Kenney is Hawai‘i’s Restaurateur of the Year

The rebel with a cause is the chef and owner of Mud Hen Water, Kaimukī Superette, Town and Mahina & Sun’s.
2019.11.25 04:57 PM

First Look: Halekūlani Bakery & Restaurant

Find edamame bread, raspberry pistachio tarts and cioppino at the new Halepuna hotel by Halekūlani.
2019.11.11 11:51 AM

What It Takes to Open a Hawai‘i Restaurant in Japan

For his first overseas restaurant, Andrew Le resists the Hawai‘i-fication of The Pig & The Lady while calibrating recipes with Japanese ingredients.
2019.11.06 10:35 AM