The Royal Table

The newest exclusive dining experience has been unveiled at Azure Restaurant. The Royal Papa‘aina (Royal Table) is a eight-course tasting menu (complete with wine pairings), focusing on local ingredients, by executive Chef Jon Matsubara.

The Royal Papa‘aina is set in the private, candlelight beachfront Chef’s Cabanas at Azure with the panoramic views of Diamond Head and Waikiki Beach. A unique dining experience perfect for intimate and romantic occassions.


“The picturesque setting of Chef’s Cabanas at Azure, the only beachfront dining cabanas in Waikiki, coupled with Chef Matsubara’s exquisite menu featuring local ingredients, combine for an intimate and exclusive culinary celebration,” says General Manager James Weisiger.

 Chilled Kona Lobster &
Kahuku Seaphire.

 Torched Australian Wagyu Beef

Potato scaled Hawaiian Moi

"Veal Cheek Raviolo" 

 Maracaibo "Grand Cru" Chocolate. Photos: Eugene Kam,
courtesy of Azure

The Royal Papa‘aina menu:

Amuse Bouche
Akolea Black Sturgeon Soy Caviar, with Passion Chili Soda

First Course
Chilled Kona Lobster & Kahuku Seaphire with Carotene, Citrus, Horseradish & Avocado
Paired with Kumeu River Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand

Second Course
Torched Australian Wagyu Beef with Keawe “Smoke” served with Baby Rocket, Manchego Cheese, and Wasabi-Maldon Salt
Paired with Chateau D’Aqueria Tavel Rose, Rhone Valley, France 

Third Course
Potato Scaled Hawaiian Moi & Kona Abalone, served with Saffron Braised Fennel, Kaffir Lime Aromatic Broth
Paired with Trefethen Dry Riesling, Napa, CA

Hibiscus & Tahitian Lime Sorbet with Sake Gelee

Fourth Course
“Veal Cheek Raviolo” with Wailua Asparagus, Ali’i King Mushroom, Foie Gras, Diver Scallop, Quail Egg, and Liquid Parmesan
Paired with Kermit Lynch Cotes du Rhone, Rhone Valley, France

Cheese Course
Daily Selection of Soft, Medium & Hard Cheeses served with Macadamia Nuts, Brulee Melon, Mango and Gewürztraminer Preserve

Maracaibo “Grand Cru” Chocolate with Fior di Latte Gelato, Ruby Port Gelee, and Marcona Almonds;
Paired with Guenoc Petite Sirah Port, “Serpentine Meadow”

Named after the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, Azure specializes in fresh island seafood, and features locally caught fish and indigenous ingredients prepared using innovative techniques under the direction of Executive Chef Jon Matsubara. Chef Matsubara has worked in kitchens from New York to Honolulu, including Restaurant Jean Georges in New York, Alan Wong’s Restaurant in Honolulu, and most recently Stage Restaurant in Honolulu where he was awarded the 2008 Hale ‘Aina Award for “Best New Restaurant.”

The Royal Papa‘aina. Photo: Eugene Kam, courtesy of Azure.

The Royal Papa‘aina is available for $150 per person including wine and cocktail pairings for a maximum of four guests.

For more information or to book The Royal Papa‘aina, call 808-923-7311.