Treat Your Mom With These 16 Special Mother’s Day Menus
Here are the special restaurant menus on O‘ahu being planned to treat the moms in your life for Mother’s Day 2019.
Photo: Courtesy of Hyatt Regency Waikīkī Resort & Spa
Cards are great. Flowers are appreciated. But we know many moms and their families appreciate a special meal out on Mother’s Day. Here are what 16 restaurants are planning to serve on her big day. Mother’s Day is May 12 this year.
3660 ON THE RISE
Celebrate with a special five-course menu made especially for Mother’s Day. Start off with bigeye ‘ahi and opah poke before selecting from Island free-range chicken, Ni‘ihau lamb or miyazaki wagyu for the entrée. Finish with a Waialua Estate chocolate crémeux.
3660 Wai‘alae Ave., 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., $62 for adults, $28 for children ages 3 to 10, (808) 737-1177, 3660ontherise.com
D.K STEAK HOUSE
While known for its steaks, d.k Steak House is expanding its menu with dishes such as green tea seared Norwegian salmon tataki ($15), Mother’s Day surf and turf ($62) served with a side of Okinawan sweet potato gnocchi, and pan-seared black cod, aka butterfish ($35), with a chorizo-and-saffron potato croquette. A lemon crunch tart ($8.95) for dessert tops off the menu. In addition to these specials, the full à la carte menu will also be available.
2552 Kalākaua Ave., 5:30 to 10:30 p.m., (808) 931-6280, dksteakhouse.com
Photo: Courtesy of Herringbone Waikīkī
Nestled on the third floor of the revamped International Market Place, Herringbone Waikīkī is offering its signature brunch dishes along with handcrafted Mother’s Day specials. Enjoy Nutella and banana French toast topped with pure maple syrup, cinnamon whipped butter and macadamia nuts, or an omelet packed with Okinawan spinach, Maui onion, King Aliʻi mushrooms, Gruyère cheese and Island tomato. There will be a photo booth on the lānai for you to enjoy during brunch. Herringbone is also offering a special dinner entrée of tiger shrimp with cilantro pesto, linguine, Grana Padano cheese and sun-dried tomato.
2330 Kalākaua Ave., brunch 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., dinner 5 to 10 p.m., (808) 797-2435, herringboneeats.com
HIDEOUT AT THE LAYLOW
Relax above the busy Waikīkī streets at Hideout at the Laylow with live music and a special “Mahalo Momma” beverage ($14), made with Old Lahaina Silver rum, coconut, lime and mango boba and topped with an edible flower. A special Mother’s Day brunch dish will be available as well. All mothers receive a complimentary flower.
2299 Kūhiō Ave., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., (808) 628-3060, hideoutwaikiki.com
KAI MARKET AT THE SHERATON WAIKĪKĪ
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The Mother’s Day Buffet Brunch includes soy-sake-braised short ribs, Hawaiian-inspired seafood chowder and kim chee-marinated tako poke. Top it all off with delectable Thai coffee custard, Ted’s Bakery pies and a slew of other sweet treats.
2255 Kalākaua Ave., 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $75 for adults, $30 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 years and younger complimentary with a paying adult, (808) 921-4600, marriott.com
KOʻOLAU BALLROOMS & CONFERENCE CENTER
Koʻolau Ballrooms & Conference Center is hosting a Mother’s Day brunch and show, hosted by Kaleo Pilanca and with live entertainment by A Touch of Gold. Menu selections include linguine with seafood in light pesto cream, sautéed chicken piccata in a lemon caper sauce, an omelet station and warm Koʻolau bread pudding. Mothers will receive a long-stem rose courtesy of Always Flowers, while supplies last.
45-550 Kionaole Road, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., last seating at 11:45 a.m. Brunch and show: $65 for adults, $35 for children ages 5 to 10, children 5 years and younger free. Brunch only: $50 for adults, $30 for children ages 5 to 10, (808) 954-7000, koolauballrooms.com
THE MAILE ROOM AT THE KĀHALA HOTEL & RESORT
The Kāhala’s Maile Room is offering a selection of snow crab, sushi and carving stations with prime rib and macadamia nut crusted New Zealand rack of lamb. There will be live entertainment. Reservations required.
5000 Kāhala Ave., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., last seating at 12:30 p.m., $95 for adults, $47.50 for children ages 6 to 12, (808) 739-8760, kahalaresort.com
Eggs Benedict, kale chicken cranberry salad, red velvet mochi waffles and short rib loco moco will all be on the special menu. Pancakes will also be available. The set price includes a dessert and beverage. There will be a kids menu for children ages 8 and under.
Koko Marina Center, 7129 Kalanianaʻole Highway, brunch seating starts at 7:30 a.m., prices to be set, (808) 888-7716, moenacafe.com
Pai’s four-course brunch will be served family-style and will feature herb-roasted potatoes with house-made breakfast sausage pain perdu; chef Kevin Lee’s take on French toast with house-cured bacon, maple-shoyu syrup and fruit; smoked salmon Benedict topped with a mentaiko hollandaise and panna cotta to finish the meal. All mothers will be entered in a special prize drawing (one winner per seating).
55 Merchant St., Suite 110, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., last seating at 12:30 p.m., $55 per person, (808) 744-2531, paihonolulu.com
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PĪKAKE TERRACE AT THE SHERATON PRINCESS KA‘IULANI
‘Ahi and tako poke are offered at Pīkake Terrace’s Mother’s Day brunch.
Photo: Courtesy of Sheraton Princess Ka‘iulani
Treat mom to a buffet brunch at the Sheraton Princess Ka‘iulani’s signature restaurant, Pīkake Terrace, serving up choices such as smoked salmon, Korean kalbi ribs, lemon herb-crusted rack of lamb, snow crab legs and a selection of cakes and tarts for dessert. There’s even a Japanese station with miso soup, Japanese pickles and sushi. Guests can also enjoy a build-your-own bloody mary and mimosa bar with fresh-squeezed juice and house-made bloody mary mixes. Each drink costs $8.
120 Kaʻiulani Ave., 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., $65 for adults, $28 for children ages 6 to 12, (808) 921-4600, marriott.com
RAINBOW LĀNAI AT THE HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE
On the menu: kiawe wood-smoked Angus brisket, salmon Wellington and the fresh Island catch topped with chimichurri sauce. For a sweet finish, find house-made desserts or visit the pancake station, with toppings such as coconut, cookie crumbles and strawberry syrup. Each adult ticket comes with one complimentary glass of sparkling wine or a mimosa.
2005 Kālia Road, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., $54.95 for adults, $24.95 for children ages 5 to 11, (808) 952-5961, hiltonhawaiianvillage.com
ROY’S BEACH HOUSE AT TURTLE BAY
The North Shore restaurant has a lineup of “mom’s favorites” on the menu, including avocado toast, blueberry and liliko‘i pancakes, Creole-style crab cake Benedict, the vegetarian RBH Buddha bowl and Roy’s misoyaki opah all served with fresh fruit and granola or an organic salad with Pūpūkea Organics and house Nalo Farms dressing.
57-091 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., entrees range from $24 to $45, (808) 293-7697, roysbeachhouse.com
SANSEI SEAFOOD RESTAURANT & SUSHI BAR WAIKĪKĪ
Mother’s Day is one of Sansei’s busiest holidays of the year and it’s easy to understand why. From 5:30 to 6 p.m., Sansei is offering its kamaʻāina early bird special, during which you’ll receive 50% off food and sushi. Seating starts at 5:15 p.m. and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Mother’s Day specials will be available after 6 p.m., such as the mama moonlight roll ($25.95), toasted macadamia nut seared day boat scallop ($22.95) and miso garlic pork ribs ($42.95). Finish your meal with a chocolate raspberry crepe cake ($7.95) filled with white chocolate raspberry cream cheese, fresh berries and vanilla ice cream.
2552 Kalākaua Ave., Third Floor, 5:30 to 10:30 p.m., (808) 931-6286, sanseihawaii.com
TIKI’S GRILL & BAR
Along with the snow crab legs, an omelet station, a poke bar and a liliko‘i cheesecake that were also served last year, Tiki’s is adding a ramen bar. When we last checked, availability was limited.
2570 Kalākaua Ave., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., $48 for adults, $19 for children 5 through 12, (808) 923-8454, tikisgrill.com
TURTLE BAY RESORT
Photo: Courtesy of Turtle Bay Resort
The Mother’s Day sparkling wine brunch on the North Shore includes a waffle station, smoked honey ham and grilled Island fish in a mango butter sauce. And let’s not forget about the desserts, including warm bread pudding with rum sauce and macadamia nuts, pineapple upside-down cake and cream puffs.
57-091 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., $80 for adults, $30 for children 4 to 11 (children 0 to 3 eat free), (808) 293-6020, turtlebayresort.com
THE VERANDA AT THE MOANA SURFRIDER
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Dine on the oceanfront terrace of the Moana Surfrider. This spread has everything from classic eggs Benedict to roasted prime rib and a suckling pig in addition to the restaurant’s signature entrées, including steamed Island onaga served with a warm ginger-scented tomato relish, port wine-braised short ribs and crispy chicken with choi sum and a soy ginger sauce. You can celebrate mom the whole month of May with an elevated afternoon tea menu at the Veranda ($50 per person). The menu features sweet and savory bites, including a lobster salad croissant, smoked salmon mousse and a puff pastry, pineapple cheesecake tarts and liliko‘i marshmallows.
2365 Kalākaua Ave., 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $85 for adults, $45 for children 6 to 12. (808) 921-4600, marriott.com