2018 Hale ‘Aina Awards: Behind the Scenes of Hawai‘i’s Top Restaurants

Take a closer look into a few of the winning restaurants and meet some of the people who make Hawai‘i’s dining so amazing.
2018 Hale 'Aina Awards
Photos: Steve Czerniak, David Croxford and Aaron K. Yoshino

 

Each year, we devote most of an issue to our new slate of Hawai‘i’s best restaurants, as chosen by the savvy readers of HONOLULU Magazine. An annual tradition for 34 years, the Hale ‘Aina Awards are the state’s most prestigious dining honor, and we congratulate the 2018 winners. Find the full list here.

 

Side Street Inn Agu Ramen Arancino

The Reluctant Chef
 

Agu Ramen’s Hot Mess
 

Staying Hungry, Italian-Style
 

Maui Brewing Co. The Pig & The Lady Nico's Pier 38

Staying Crafty

Stepping Up to the Pot

Double Vision