Archive for September 2014

Taste of Japan

Using traditional flavors and the best quality ingredients set this buffet dining experience apart. Authentic Japanese cuisine runs abundant at Hakone Restaurant, located in the Hawaii Prince Hotel, and the décor mimics the wonderful, serene atmosphere of traditional Japan. “What… More >

Out of the Blue

Seafood lovers, rejoice—new restaurant Blue Marlin gives you three different concept restaurants in one—and all focus on the freshest island seafood. The distinct dining areas and menus are Blue Marlin Restaurant (sit down, indoor/outdoor seating), Blue Marlin Tapas & Sushi… More >

Shop the Look: Men’s

Fall in Hawai‘i doesn’t consist of leaves changing colors and covering the ground, but don’t let that stop you from dressing for fall weather. The cool autumn breeze makes a light sweater or jacket perfect for pau hana drinks and… More >

Fair Trade

Cultured in beans from Papua New Guinea, Peru, Brazil, Columbia, and naturally, Kona grinds from the Big Island, Kai Coffee Hawai‘i’s “sommeliers” are experts in whisking custom iced and hot beverages into drinkable works of art. Master baristas brew java… More >

Cake Couture

They’re white, fluffy, rich and indulgent, complete with crumbling morsels of crusts and luxurious toppings that are downright drool-worthy. That’s right, they’re The Cheesecake Factory desserts, and it’s no secret that everyone has fallen in love with them since the… More >

Tasty Travels

From ethnic cuisine to local favorites, Kapahulu Avenue offers up a wealth of options. For those who wish to explore what O‘ahu has to offer beyond the sandy beaches and bustling streets of Waikiki, a local haven of Hawai‘i’s culture… More >

Sundown to Sunrise

Day or night, THE MODERN HONOLULU’s Sunrise Pool shines through eclectic edibles and dreamy views. Ultra mod meets romantic at Sunrise Pool. Anchored to sleek luxury resort THE MODERN HONOLULU, this recreational swimming hole—affixed adjacent to a well-stocked watering hole—makes… More >

Veggie Quest

For the healthy eater, find vegetarian and vegan dining options across Waikiki. A lifetime vegetarian and recent semi-vegan convert, I’m always on the hunt for clean, organic, local cuisine that bypasses animal products. In tow with the ever-growing population that’s… More >

Top Notch

Night owls will reign supreme at Búho Cocina y Cantina, a chic new cantina perched atop Waikiki Business Plaza. The district’s first major rooftop restaurant, “Búho” means “owl” in Spanish, which in Hawaiian legend, serves as heaven and Earth’s guardian… More >

Chart Toppers

Like all great rock stars, Hard Rock Cafe breathed new life into its repertoire and has added some new flavors to its already-legendary act. Following 14 months of research, which involved culinary development and guest evaluations (lucky guests!), Hard Rock… More >

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