Field Guide: Young Street

Sandwiched between King and Beretania, this hidden street boasts more than condos and apartment complexes.


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Elaine and Erina Kimizuka framing a James Koga art piece.

Photo: David Croxford

Pacific Gallery & Frames

Whether you’re looking to preserve a painting or show off family photos, Pacific Gallery & Frames can help. The shop—a family-run business since 1966— specializes in custom framing. “Everything is made here. Framing depends on the environment; we get a feel for the customer and how they want to display the work,” says Sean Kimizuka, who runs the shop with his mother, Elaine, and father, Roy. They focus on preserving art by using UV-protective materials and custom hinging and backing. 1258 Young St., 591-2412.



Owner Starr Sutherland plays with the pups she’s dog-sitting.

Photo: David Croxford

Pets in the City

It’s no wonder Pets in the City won as Best of HONOLULU’s Best Pet Groomer in 2006. “We’re a one-stop shop for your pet,” says owner Starr Sutherland, who named the shop after the hit TV series Sex in the City. You can buy all-natural doggie shampoo, food and toys; get your dog or cat groomed; and also board your pet, accommodating up to 35 dogs. 1232 Young St., 593-1505.


June Senaga serves up a Hawaiian plate  lunch.

Photo: David Croxford


Yama's Fish Market

Since 1980, Yama’s Fish Market has been a staple for local food lovers at the end of Young Street, thanks to its  huge, delicious Hawaiian plate lunches, complete with lau lau and sweet potato haupia. The market is renowned for its poke, made with fresh, local ahi. Planning an event? Yama’s also caters. 2332 Young St., 941-9994.





 Did You Know?

Young Street was named after John Young, an English
sailor who went ashore at Kealakekua on the Big Island in 1790 and was captured by King Kamehameha. Young became the king’s companion and adviser. The street was named in 1850.



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