Plantation Days at Hoku's

Journey back into the Plantation days of Hawaii where the fare was simple and delicious while the conversation was always entertaining and never ending.

Chef Wayne Hirabayashi

Celebrate the bounty of Hawaii. Photos: courtesy of The Kahala Hotel & Resort

Hawaii Plantation Days at Hoku’s is your chance to join Executive Chef Wayne Hirabayashi at his very own special chef’s table with a five-course menu paired with wines. This special menu and opportunity is offered Friday, June 25th and Saturday, June 26th from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. A maximum of 12 spaces are available.

Amuse Bouche

Coconut Marinated Moi
Breadfruit Chip

First Course

Hoku’s Plantation “Chop Salad”
Kula Summer Greens, Plantation Fresh Vegetables, Pipikaula
Hawaiian Feta Cheese, Papaya Seed Vinaigrette
Paired with Hitching Post, Dry Rosé, Central Coast, 2009

Second Course

Fisherman’s Soup
Kauai Shrimp, Opakapaka, Kona Crab, Hawaiian Chili Pepper Rouille, Ogo Bread
Paired with Palmina, Pinot Grigio, Santa Barbara County, 2009


Taste of Hawaii Beef
Grilled Tenderloin, Grilled Onigiri, Waialua Asparagus, Tempura Short Rib, Chili Miso
House Made Tsukemono, Plantation Beef Stew
Paired with Costa De Oro, Pinot Noir, Gold Coast Vineyard, 2007


Roasted Maui Gold Pineapple
Big Island Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Paired with Clendenen Family Vineyards, Riesling, Santa Ynez Valley, 2007

The set menu is available for $80.00 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

For reservations, please call 808-739-8760 or e-mail