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Best Shave Ice Near Hyatt Regency Waikiki

by princess00 1 month ago

We will be staying at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki for 5 nights in 2017. What are the best Shave Ice spots within walki...


Tifa2276 commented 4 days ago

Need rec for surprise birthday part for 14 yo niece!!

by UES Mayor 2 months ago

Every year I throw a surprise birthday for niece who turns 14 this Jan. 7th. Needs to be higher end cause it's really...

manomin57 commented 4 days ago

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Headed to Big Hawaii Island for the first time in July, Need the best cheep eats authentic Hawaii

by AtlantaDJ 5 days ago

Yes, headed to Hawaii for the first time. Staying on the Kona side. Would love to start collecting your recommendatio...

Obama's Oahu Restaurant list

by macaraca 15 days ago

The President had his annual holiday visit to Oahu and enjoyed some fine dining, as usual. Among his Dec. 2016 picks...


macaraca commented 14 days ago

Maui 2016 Trip Report

by smiles33 19 days ago

We took our fourth family trip to Maui (my 6th total) for a week right before Christmas. We brought my in-laws so the...


kathryn commented 15 days ago

Why are there so few posts on Big Island restaurants?

by mmlyip 4 months ago

This board never fails as my go to resource whenever I travel. However, I noticed a lack of post for Big Island resta...


macaraca commented 15 days ago

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2016-17 Best Restaurant list - Hawaii

by macaraca 15 days ago

Honolulu Magazine does an annual reader survey/awards issue, just out, and here are their top categories. Some of t...

Final sugar cane harvest in Hawaii

by Melanie Wong 27 days ago

The cane harvest on December 12 at Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co.'s Maui plantation and haul to Puunene Mill was the...

Melanie Wong commented 24 days ago

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Disappointed by Chef Sheldon Simeon's Tin Roof

by smiles33 25 days ago

We had lunch at Chef Sheldon Simeon's Tin Roof yesterday and made the drive back to Kahului specifically to try it. W...

Wailea Maui Trip Report

by Jul2000 1 month ago

We are foodies who spent one week at a Wailea resort in Maui. Our advice is to go off resort and to eat local seafood...


smiles33 commented 1 month ago

Vegetarian Food in Oahu

by static9 1 month ago

Apologies if there's an existing thread, but I'll be on Oahu for 5 days (2 in Waikiki and 3 on the North Shore) and I...


macaraca commented 1 month ago

Big Island Restaurants

by SuziHB 11 months ago

Greetings! I am looking for your recommendations for delicious, fresh, memorable food on the Big Island. Most of the ...

calmossimo commented 2 months ago

2015 Maui Trip Report (Long)

by kathryn 1 year ago

BREAKFAST  Kihei Caffe, Kihei: Went for breakfast nearly every day. My husband is a creature of habit and stuck to...


kathryn commented 2 months ago

Kekaha West Side Wedding

by sarafinadh 2 months ago

Hi, Our daughter, who lives on Kauai, is getting married in the spring. I am trying to do some of the planning long d...


UES Mayor commented 2 months ago

Headed back this fall - Oahu & Kauai

by crazyspice 8 months ago

We visited Oahu 5 years ago and we are headed back this fall. It's a special anniversary, so we are staying 2 weeks. ...


macaraca commented 2 months ago

Any recent suggestions for fine dining in South Maui?

by ben54 6 months ago

Looking for some recent thoughts on fine dining in South Maui. Any type of food, what would be the one restaurant yo...

letsindulge commented 3 months ago

Lahaina vs Kihei

by Goober 11 years ago

Hi there, I'm trying to decide whether to stay longer in Lahaina or Kihei for a 2 week total trip. I realize they'r...


mauikid commented 3 months ago

Fish and Chips?

by macaraca 7 months ago

Would like to know who has the best fish and chips on O'ahu. Have tried Nico's, Uncle's, and both ok but not great. ...

indelibledotink commented 3 months ago

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Aulani / Oahu

by thranduil 3 months ago

Just got back from Oahu after our first trip to Aulani. We didn't eat out much as my wife's relatives had us over for...

NYC Chowhounds 20 year anniversary trip to Kauai

by Emilymartha 4 months ago

Hello All!! My husband and I are here for the week, staying at the St Regis in Princeville. What are peoples top choi...

masha bousha commented 4 months ago