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Venues/ideas for private parties 80 ppl honolulu

by yammers 3 months ago

hi! My sister is looking to plan her wedding in honolulu. She has a venue pretty much set (Cafe Julia hawaii). it's g...


aivlysweetie commented 11 days ago

Maui trip report: June 2017

by BenjaminSimon 1 month ago

Just returned from a wonderful week in Maui, so wanted to report back, and thank the many previous reports for helpin...


smiles33 commented 1 month ago

Shrimp Truck

by roro808 2 months ago

Drove to the North Shore recently via Wahiawa. Was hoping to pick up lunch from Mackey's Shrimp, but was very disapp...

indelibledotink commented 2 months ago

Birthday recs?

by indelibledotink 2 months ago

last bd went to casablanca and had a blast. have been thinking about spicy pavilion for sichuan chinese, which I h...

indelibledotink commented 2 months ago

Oahu / Honolulu - Good Liquor Store

by Dapuma 3 years ago

I wasn't sure how easy it is to get ingredients to make cocktails with versus bringing them myself, is there a good l...


TomMeg1970 commented 2 months ago

Maui Restaurant Suggestions

by tishkb 4 months ago

Will be in Maui for the first time this May. We will be there for two weeks and I was pleased to see that most Maui f...


kathryn commented 4 months ago

Notes from Big Island

by thranduil 4 months ago

We had a short vacation to the Big Island at the beginning of March - we haven't been back for over 5 years since bef...


kathryn commented 4 months ago

Best casual/low-key food on the west side of Maui?

by lovesCheese 6 months ago

My husband and I will be on the west side of Maui (scuba trip) in two weeks. We live in LA and have access to a lot o...

Sky commented 4 months ago

L&L garlic shrimp

by indelibledotink 5 years ago

i had this today from the liliha l&l for lunch. it was only available in the regular size, $8 and change. i have se...


Soke commented 4 months ago

Disappointed by Chef Sheldon Simeon's Tin Roof

by smiles33 7 months ago

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


cubicles commented 5 months ago

Big Island Restaurants

by SuziHB 1 year ago

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

BiblioChow commented 5 months ago

Maui - The Places We Go Back To

by DriverPhil 5 months ago

Wailuku A Saigon Cafe - 1792 Main St. – Hours: Daily 10:00am-8:00pm - excellent Vietnamese, quirky wait staff. Moder...


kathryn commented 5 months ago

2016-17 Best Restaurant list - Hawaii

by macaraca 7 months ago

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

sarafinadh commented 5 months ago

Restaurants for Birthday Dinner

by Traveling Boudreaux 6 months ago

In January 2018, I'm gifting my wife, for her 50th birthday, a week in Oahu with a group of her closest friends. Wh...


UES Mayor commented 6 months ago

Best Shave Ice Near Hyatt Regency Waikiki

by princess00 7 months ago

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

indelibledotink commented 6 months ago

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

by UES Mayor 9 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 7 months 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 7 months 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 7 months ago

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


macaraca commented 7 months ago

Maui 2016 Trip Report

by smiles33 7 months 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 7 months ago