happy hour

Charcuterie on Oahu: Boards of Waikiki

Note: In today's landscape, things are changing all the time. Call ahead to confirm hours and menu availability before you go. The first charcuterie I ever tasted was at now-shuttered Grondin French-Latin Kitchen in Chinatown. It felt slightly bougie and upscale,…

Happy hour for happy oceans

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$15 happy hour: Basalt Waikiki

We can’t get enough of Basalt Waikiki. After a menu overhaul of new dishes, it has one of the best happy hour deals in Waikiki.  The scene Basalt is ABC Stores' first restaurant. As you head into Dukes Lane Market &…

$15 happy hour: Merriman's Honolulu

When Merriman’s Honolulu opened last summer in Ward Village, it was big news. Mostly because it was Peter Merriman’s first namesake restaurant on Oahu. In the fall they started a happy hour menu, but a $5 cheeseburger was the only food…

Attention, adults: Maui has boozy shave ice

Happy hour. Shave ice. Maui. Don’t these five words just make you smile? If so, you’ll be intrigued by the sweet new deal at Breakwall Shave Ice Co. in Lahaina. From 2 to 6 p.m. daily, Breakwall offers an “adult” shave ice…

Happy hour at bill’s Sydney

We love our happy hours in Hawaii! Dining out can be expensive, and sometimes eating a little earlier can save us money while we have things that we might not normally make at home. One of the new happy hour…

Our Top 5: Happy hours

Happy hours come in many forms and variations. We have bars offering early-bird discounts on food; restaurants trying to increase liquor sales by encouraging day drinking with “unbeatable” specials; and my personal favorite — places that are smart enough to…

Hy’s Steak House new happy hour menu

Out with the old and in with the new, Hy’s Steak House has transformed its upper dining area after a series of renovations. And while they are showcasing a new private dining room along with new decor, they are also debuting…

Our Top 5: Happy hours

Carey Bennett is the co-owner of Happy Hour Pal, a free, Hawaii-based app that went national in April. Since she obviously has been to every happy hour in town, we asked her to tell us about her top five happy…