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Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-June 18, 2020

Photo Courtesy of: Dave and Buster Play Games In An Indoor Arcade   The arcade at Dave & Buster’s re-opens this Friday at noon! Not all of the games will be on, but customers can make special requests for their favorite machines—if social distancing is practiced. There…

Awesome eats on Tuesday: MW Restaurant

Honolulu’s award-winning MW Restaurant is coming to downtown next Tuesday for a special Awesome eats lunchtime pop-up benefiting the Friends of the Missing Child Center-Hawaii. Chefs Michelle Karr-Ueoka and Wade Ueoka have crafted a special brown bag lunch of a…

Top 5 things to do this weekend

Loosen those belts, folks, you’re in for a weekend full of food, film and laughs: burgers at MW, Italiano street eats, belly laughs at the Hawaii Sketch Comedy Fest and films at both HIFF and the Filipino Film Festival (with…

Did this: Wahine basketball Hoopla fundraiser

Entering Wednesday night’s Wahine basketball Hoopla fundraiser at Hukilau restaurant, you instantly felt like part of the team. There were high-fives, a tunnel of cheers and coach Laura Beeman, who’s led a successful program for the past three years, waiting…

Something new: Artizen by MW at HiSAM

We were first in line when the brand-new Artizen Restaurant by MW debuted in the Hawaii State Art Museum today. Aside from knowing that MW is a James Beard-nominated restaurant, two years old already in its spot across Nordstrom on…

Downtown dining just got better: MW’s coming

Downtown foodies, take heart: Come Dec. 1st, James Beard-nominated MW Restaurant is opening a casual eatery called Artizen at the Hawaii State Art Museum. You know the space. The HiSAM museum cafe in the former Richards Street YMCA thrived under…

Party pics: Taste of Korea 2015

Lovers of Korean culture and food gathered Friday night for the Taste of Korea 2015 at the Japanese Cultural Center. The event featured Korean dishes from MW Restaurant, Sorabol, Lucky Belly, Waipuna Sushi, Haili’s Hawaii Food, Ohana Bento and Sushi…

Our Top 5: Other kine shave ice

When summer temps break records and it’s too hot to go barefoot on the beach, our thoughts turn to shave ice. That’s just Hawaii. But choices for icy relief aren’t limited to the stuff in cones that we grew up…

Top 5 things to do this weekend

We’re closing out May with a delicious bang and greeting June with some wine. There’s a great lineup of events every day this weekend! Art + Flea: Jurassic Village Thursday, May 28 5 p.m. Over 60 independent artists, vintage collectors,…

MW’s secret menu

Everyone likes to be in the know, and it’s fun to be able to order stuff that’s not listed on the menu, right? How many times have you gone to Starbucks to order a Captain Crunch, or proudly told the…

Dive in: MW’s Chocolate Cafe popup

Not Reese’s: Frozen Waialua chocolate peanut butter cup with chocolate mousse. — Photo by Olivier Koning “We’re gonna do a vertical tasting of different chocolates,” MW Restaurant’s Michelle Karr-Ueoka was saying. That was it. Vertical tasting of anything, I’m in.…

Tasting new desserts at MW Restaurant

It’s no secret that one of my favorite things to do is stalk Michelle Karr-Ueoka of MW Restaurant. I love her desserts so much, I once snuck under the ropes when I saw her serving pineapple shave ice in the…

Emma Wo’s Top 5 holiday indulgences

It may be hard to imagine, but Emma Wo, one of the island’s top runway models and the new Miss Hawaii USA 2015, has a raging sweet tooth. The self-proclaimed foodie says despite the perception that models are obsessed with…

Course Correction 3: Making waves

This is Part 3 of a series about how I found my way back into the kitchen after a near career-ending injury. Here’s Part 1 and Part 2. While having lunch at the Highway Inn bar with chef Mike Kealoha,…

What to do: Fourth of July

Whether you plan to just fire up the grill, go watch fireworks or hit the clubs, here’s a guide for celebrating the long Fourth of July weekend around the island.Fireworks showsAla Moana CenterIndependence Day festivities start early on July 3…

An early taste: MW Restaurant

In preparation for its official opening, MW Restaurant — with married chefs Wade Ueoka and Michelle Karr-Ueoka at the helm — invited friends and family for a look and taste of what’s on the menu at the Kapiolani Boulevard eatery,…

Sneak peek: MW Restaurant

If you’ve passed the old KGMB building on Kapiolani Blvd. or Makaloa St. lately, you may have noticed it looks a little different. Okay, a lot different. One half of the building is a credit union, and the other half…