8 of O‘ahu’s Best Chicken Wings Battle For The Top Spot as Lord of the Wings

Chicken wings’ elite eight duked it out in our March Madness bracket.



LFC Wings

The Pig & The Lady

LFC fried chicken wings

$12, 83 N. King St., thepigandthelady.com




Side Order of Chicken Wings

Sam’s Delicatessen

side order of fried chicken wings

$10.75, 1627 Nu‘uanu Ave., #2, (808) 524-7777


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Garlic Soy Chicken Wings

DB Grill

Garlic Soy Chicken Wings

$12, 4450 Kapolei Parkway, #560, Kapolei, dbgrillhi.com




spicy glazed garlic chicken Wings

Opal Thai

spicy glazed garlic chicken wings

$12, 1030 Smith St., opalthai.com


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Chicken Wings

J. Dolan’s

chicken wings

$10, 1147 Bethel St., jdolans.com




BBQ Vegan Wings

Downbeat Diner

vegan wings

$10, 42 N. Hotel St., downbeatdiner.com


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Chimichurri Wings

Off the Wall

chimichurri wings

$13, 1170 Auahi St., offthewallhawaii.com




Buffalo Style Wings

Dirty Lickins

buffalo style wings

$7.89, 99-115 ‘Aiea Heights Drive, #303, ‘Aiea, dirtylickinshawaii.com


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the pig & the lady 

The twice-fried wings and vinegary “money sauce” beat Sam’s crunchy but basic drumsticks.




opal thai 

Garlic shone in the sweet and spicy glaze that had us licking our fingers.


j. dolan’s 

Downbeat’s tofu-based wings were no match for J’s, with plenty of meat and blue cheese dressing.




off the wall

The rookie’s take on wings stood out above Dirty Lickins’ more typical flavors (we tried mild, garlic Parmesan and honey mustard).


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the pig & the lady 

Kaffir lime and peanuts take this crispy dish to another level.




off the wall

J’s wings are great with beer, but Off the Wall’s herb-flecked batter claims the crown.


WINNER: Chimichurri Wings from Off the Wall

best chicken wings in hawaii

A light, crispy breading and bright chimichurri flavors make the wings at this new craft beer and wine spot a slam dunk.


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