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Hale ‘Aina Award Winners

Vote Now for the 2020 Hale ‘Aina Awards

Support your favorite restaurants by nominating them for Hawai‘i’s most prestigious dining awards, now through April 10.
2020.03.23 02:27 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

Hale ‘Aina Happenings: Here’s What’s New with Hawai‘i Restaurants in February 2020

A new late-night happy hour, the place to be for brunch in early March and your last chance to raise a toast to a favorite bar and speakeasy.
2020.02.19 03:47 PM

The Best Hawai‘i Restaurants for Celebrating a Special Occasion

Making a reservation at these 2019 Hale ‘Aina-winning restaurants will promise an affair to remember.
2020.02.07 12:00 PM

2019 Hale ‘Aina Award Winners: The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Hawai‘i

At Café Kaila, Koko Head Café and Over Easy, success comes from memories of favorite family mornings, and some spectacular versions of home cooking.
2020.02.06 11:30 AM

Hale ‘Aina Happenings: Here’s What’s New with Hawai‘i Restaurants in January 2020

Where we’re eating Sunday dinner, why you should buy poi mochi doughnuts now and a new look and location for a 72-year-old local favorite.
2020.01.27 01:14 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

What’s New This October With Hawai‘i Restaurants

Seven prix fixe dinners to slate into your calendar, where the rosé will be pouring this month and a 1-year-old lū‘au we all want to attend.
2019.10.07 02:19 PM

Listen: Pro Surfer and DJ Keala Kennelly’s Setlist From the 2019 Hale ‘Aina Awards

DJ KK’s chill, tropical-style house music created the perfect mood for our popular foodie event.
2019.09.23 03:54 PM

First Look: Feast in Mānoa

Chef Jon Matsubara opened his own place with his fresh take on comfort food: Island roots with a twist of the culinary big city.
2019.09.20 04:46 PM

Hale ‘Aina Happenings: What’s New With Hawai‘i Restaurants in September 2019

A pastry pop-up with liliko‘i brioche, a new place for taco Tuesday and where you can dine on four Hale ‘Aina-award winning chefs’ dishes in one place.
2019.09.18 01:50 PM