2011 Hale Aina Award Winners



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Best Little Neighborhood Restaurant

GOLD

Kalapawai Café & Deli — 750 Kailua Road, 262-3354; Executive Chef: John Memering

SILVER

Good to Grill — 888 Kapahulu Ave., Suite 170, 734-7345; Executive Chef: Isaiah Cantotay

BRONZE

TOWN — 3435 Waialae Ave., 735-5900; Chef de Cuisine: Dave Caldiero

Best Service

GOLD

Roy’s Hawaii Kai — 6600 Kalanianaole Highway, 396-7697; Executive Chef: Chris Garnier

SILVER

Alan Wong’s Honolulu — 1857 S. King St., Third Floor, 949-2526; Chef de Cuisine: Wade Ueoka

BRONZE

Lahaina Grill — 127 Lahainaluna Road, Lahaina, Maui, (808) 667-5117; Executive Chef: Arnulfo Gonzalez

Best Lunch

GOLD

Mariposa — 1450 Alamoana Blvd., 951-3420; Chef de Cuisine: Marc Anthony Freiberg

SILVER

The Pineapple Room by Alan Wong — 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., Macy's, Third Floor, 945-6573; Executive Chef: Lance Kosaka

BRONZE

Tango Contemporary Café — 1288 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 120, 593-7288; Executive Chef/Owner: Göran Streng

Best Wine Program

GOLD

Formaggio Wine Bar — 2919 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 120, 593-7288; Sommelier: Beau Kennedy

SILVER

Vino Italian Tapas — 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 6D-1, 524-8466; Master Sommelier: Chuck Furuya

BRONZE

Chef Mavro — 1969 S. King St., 944-4714; Sommelier: Todd Ashline

Best Value

GOLD

Roy’s Hawaii Kai — 6600 Kalanianaole Highway, 396-7697; Executive Chef: Chris Garnier

SILVER

The Pineapple Room by Alan Wong — 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., Macy's, Third Floor, 945-6573; Executive Chef: Lance Kosaka

BRONZE

Top of Waikiki — 2270 Kalakaua Ave., 923-3877; Executive Chef: John Neff

Best Pupu

GOLD

Side Street Inn — 1225 Hopaka St., 591-0253; Executive Chef/Owner: Colin Nishida

SILVER

Ryan’s Grill — 1200 Ala Moana Blvd., 591-9132; Executive Chef: Ken McKenzie

BRONZE

Uncle Bo’s — 559 Kapahulu Ave., 735-8310; Owner: Hosuk Lee

Best Place to Take Visitors

GOLD

Roy’s Hawaii Kai — 6600 Kalanianaole Highway, 396-7697; Executive Chef: Chris Garnier

SILVER

Top of Waikiki — 2270 Kalakaua Ave., 923-3877; Executive Chef: John Neff

BRONZE

Chai’s Island Bistro — 1 Aloha Tower Market Place, 585-0011; Executive Chef: Chai Chaowasaree

Best Hotel Restaurant

GOLD

Orchids at the Halekulani — 2199 Kalia Road, 923-2311; Executive Chef: Vikram Garg

SILVER

Hoku’s at the Kahala Hotel & Resort — 5000 Kahala Ave., 739-8780; Executive Chef: Wayne Hirabayashi

BRONZE

Prince Court at the Hawaii Prince Hotel — 100 Holomoana St., 944-4494; Executive Chef: Kirby Wong

Restaurant That is Worth the Trip

GOLD

Ola at Turtle Bay — 57-091 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku, 293-0801; Executive Chef: Fred DeAngelo

SILVER

Mama’s Fish House — 799 Poho Place, Kuau, Maui, (808) 579-8488; Executive Chef: Perry Bateman

BRONZE

Haleiwa Joe’s at Haiku Gardens — 46-336 Haiku Road, Kaneohe, 247-0605; Executive Chef: Matthew Small

Best Restaurant for Date Night

GOLD

Michel’s at the Colony Surf — 2895 Kalakaua Ave., 923-6552, Executive Chef: Eberhard "Hardy" Kintscher

SILVER

Top of Waikiki — 2270 Kalakaua Ave., 923-3877; Executive Chef: John Neff

BRONZE

La Mer — 2199 Kalia Road, 923-2311; Chef de Cuisine: Vikram Garg

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