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Fooki brings happy Taiwanese fusion to Aiea

Under the looming elevated railway that defines this stretch of Kamehameha Highway, a Taiwanese fusion noodle bar called Fooki opened a few weeks ago in the Pearl Kai Shopping Center. An unlikely restaurant in an unlikely part of Oahu, it begs a question: Who's…

Taiwanese fried chicken is here and it's huge

Editor's note: As of September 2019, ChiChop has closed. My wife was born in Taiwan, so I've visited this delicious country over a dozen times. Each jaunt to Taipei means a mandatory visit to the Shilin Tourist Night Market to eat a gigantic Hot Star Taiwanese Fried…

Breakfast in Taiwan

A flight across the Pacific, a ride into the city and 12 hours later, here we were: Taiwan. Babes and I immediately got down to business: breakfast. I had my first taste of Taiwan at Jiang Yellow Beef Noodle Shop.…

Preview: Hawaii’s first Taiwan Cycling Festival

Three years ago, I went to Taiwan and fell in love with a lot of the food there, especially the guabao. I have a feeling that once you try some good Taiwanese food, you’ll get the feels for it, too.…

Chinee like me: Friendship through a taste of Taiwan

The visiting Taiwan chefs with Flora Lu (left). Last night, the United Chinese Society had a very special benefit event at Jade Dynasty, and I had the good fortune to get an invitation from Flora Lu. For the second year,…

Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend: Jan. 12-18, 2023

Visit Bishop Museum after hours, enjoy the MLK Day parade in Waikīkī, get your tickets to Tumua: Special Taping at Hawai‘i Theatre and celebrate at the 2023 New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival.

Reviving Downtown And Chinatown

Nearly every Downtown block shows promise of being revamped amid the grit. Can Honolulu’s urban core make a comeback?

Essential Hawai‘i Books You Should Read: The Next 134

Our first list—50 Essential Hawai‘i Books You Should Read in Your Lifetime—was one of our most popular stories ever, but it didn’t do justice to our flourishing regional literary scene. So here we go again: More of da kine, only bigger, broader, deeper.