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Fresh, new and casual on the Big Island: Pau Pizza

You always need at least one casual, inexpensive place to eat on the Big Island. Pau Pizza in Waimea has fresh, vibrant eats.
2011.03.03 03:52 PM

The ultimate local-style eatery? Hawaiian Style Cafe, Waimea, Big Island

Think you know local style Hawaii food? Not until you've eaten at Hawaiian Style Cafe in Waimea on the Big Island. Tip: Get the teri burger plate.
2011.03.02 02:25 PM

Big Island Update: Original Merriman's, Waimea

The original Merriman's Restaurant in Waimea has a new chef, Allen Hess. Hawaii Regional Cuisine was invented here, and it's still in good hands.
2011.03.01 03:01 PM

New on the Big Island: Red Water Cafe, Waimea

Put this on the list for your next trip to the Big Island: the new Red Water Cafe in the town of Waimea (Kamuela). Adventurous food, casual setting.
2011.02.28 04:45 PM

New (but old): Tanaka Saimin, Honolulu

The new Tanaka Saimin on Nimitz is an old-fashioned Hawaii restaurant. In fact, it's the old Boulevard Saimin given new life and a new, larger group of customers.
2011.02.25 01:23 PM

Chefs go to school: Charcuterie Class with Bruce Aidells

A roomful of top Hawaii chefs were at Kapiolani Community College to learn sausages, bacon and other delectables from the "King of Meat Cookery," Bruce Aidells.
2011.02.24 08:40 PM

Academy Award Inspired Cocktails, Halekulani, Honolulu

In honor of Oscar season, Halekulani mixologist Tim Rita has come up with five cocktails, all inspired by Academy Award nominees.
2011.02.23 03:26 PM

Breaking News: major Hawaii Food & Wine Festival Slated for This Fall, Honolulu

Roy Yamaguchi and Alan Wong have created the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival, with noted Hawaii, national and international chefs, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2011.
2011.02.19 05:14 PM

Eat Local: Alan Wong, Chuck Furuya and Richard Ha

At a Waikiki Prince Hotel lunch meeting, a noted chef, sommelier and farmer had one message: It matters what *you* eat.
2011.02.18 04:24 PM

Microbrew Hawaii coffee: Beach Bum Café, downtown Honolulu

A new downtown coffee bar serves up only 100 percent Hawaii-grown coffees, brewed by the cup, six ways.
2011.02.17 02:19 PM

Five new restaurants slated for Waikiki

Matteo's is back, with a cafe on the side. And the Hyatt Regency Waikiki is redoing three of its restaurants, two of them major.
2011.02.16 04:13 PM

Cocktail Dinner: Beggars Banquet at Azure, Royal Hawaiian, Feb. 23

Azure chef Jon Matsubara and master mixologist Joey Gottesman collaborate on a four-course cocktail pairing dinner, inspired by the Rolling Stones.
2011.02.15 03:36 PM

The Most Romantic Dessert, for Valentine's Day

Chef Mavro painstakingly creates what's been called "the most romantic dessert in the world," a Pavlova.
2011.02.14 12:06 AM

Hawaii Avocado Festival, Big Island, Feb. 18-19

Love Avocados? Going to be on Big Island's Kona Coast next weekend? Have we got a festival for you.
2011.02.11 05:33 PM

Bar Bites at Morton's The Steakhouse, Honolulu

The bartenders at Morton's in Ala Moana Center know their classic cocktails, but the bar food is also classic, especially at "Power Hour" prices.
2011.02.10 04:30 PM

The Pearl Restaurant, Leeward Community College's Big Surprise

It's a hidden gem, the little restaurant run by Ian Riseley and the culinary students at LCC, open for your business.
2011.02.08 06:31 PM

Get Your Honolulu Valentine's Dinner Reservations Part II

In Part I, we gave you Valentine's Day dinner suggestions. Here's few more and some advice.
2011.02.07 06:16 PM

Get Your Honolulu Valentine's Dinner Reservations TODAY

If you haven't got Valentine's Day reservations yet, pick up the phone. Here's a list of suggestions.
2011.02.04 04:11 PM

Chinese New Year's Dining, Honolulu

Gung Hee Fat Choy! Here are some good options for a tasty Chinese New Year's Celebration in Honolulu.
2011.02.03 03:30 PM

Beefeater 24 gin makes its Hawaii debut, at Waikiki Edition

Beefeater's master distiller, Desmond Payne, flew in from London to debut his new gin, Beefeaters 24, at a glittering cocktail party, lobby bar, Waikiki Edition.
2011.02.02 03:43 PM
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