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These Regional Chains Need to Expand Nationwide

Despite some progress, “chain” is still considered a dirty word in the food world—and for good reason. From to sea to shining sea, our country is littered with restaurant franchises that specialize...

Maui Special Occassion Dinner With Views for 2019

by sarahbeths 3 months ago

Hi Everyone, I've been researching our splurge anniversary dinner on Maui on many sites. The Chowhound discussions are mostly older for Maui recs. We'll be on a babymoon and celebrating our wedding...

Where to eat and best Luau in Honolulu and Maui?

by josephml1 2 months ago

Hi, I need your advice about where to eat most go, dont miss and a good choice for a Luau with children. I will be in Honolulu, Kaui, Maui, and hilo a day on each Place. On a cruise ship. W...

Healthy in Waikiki

by royalmilktea 1 year ago

Hi, could anyone recommend some healthy options in Waikiki, or Honolulu, close enough that I can get there by bike? Organic, local, farm-to-table, low carb options... Last time I went to Banan, Who...

Oahu and Maui report (long)

by sga1952 10 years ago

My first Chowhound post. My wife and I spent 10 days in Hawaii in late July and early August. I relied on numerous Chowhound posts to plan our eating adventures, along with Zagat and Honolulu mag...

Prima visits Maui, Kauai and Oahu

by prima 5 months ago

Thanks to all the current and past Chowhounds who helped me plan this trip. I'll post some favourites. I had written a long post that went missing before I hit post, so I'll add information in pie...

Kauai: Malasadas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

After breakfast at The Feral Pig, I wanted to check out Kauai's malasada action. http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/1002696 My three targets were: Kauai Malasadas, outside K Mart Kukui Grove ...

Feedback on plan for family returning to Maui but based on the West side for 1st time

by smiles33 11 months ago

Aloha, Maui chowhounds! My family of 4 is returning to Maui in February, one of our favorite vacation sites, but staying on the west side this year instead of in Wailea. Our favorite condo in Waile...

Brief, Late Oahu / Kauai Report

by Barry Strugatz 9 months ago

Better late than never. Short report of September trip to Oahu and Kauai. Ethel’s Grill (Honolulu): Great Hawaiian/ Okinawan food. Featured on Bourdain but we were the only non-locals there. ...

8 and a half desserts

by indelibledotink 9 months ago

moved from kaimuki to windward mall, replacing ben and jerrys. white peach w/tabasco and mango w/shoyu were outstanding.

Restaurants/Food Trucks/Food Stands Hana Area of Maui?

by cobpdx 9 months ago

Not much here on Hana - especially recently. We will be staying for a few nights in Hana and are looking for recommendations around Hana (and PAST Hana). Mostly interested in food stand or food t...

Honolulu food options - K-Man's list update

by macaraca 2 years ago

I've missed Kaimuki Man on this board and thought it was time to update his iconic list he last posted in 2013: https://www.chowhound.com/post/eat-honolulu-923524?commentId=9046131 I've put an X...

Maui Trip Report (October 2017)

by Andrea_ 2 years ago

I visited Maui with my fiancé for a few days last month. We stayed in a vacation condo in Ekolu Village in Kihei/Wailea, across the parkway from Monkeypod Kitchen. Thanks to u/Kathryn and u/Smil...

2 malasada spots closed, Wailana Coffee next

by indelibledotink 1 year ago

Agnes Bakery and Champion Malasada have closed. Wailana Coffee House says goodbye in early October.

Big Island food recommendations (and places to avoid)

by asd12 1 year ago

I will be there on a week-long family vacation this summer on the Big Island and would love some recommendations (and foods to try) as well as places to avoid. I noticed that there was a thread ab...

Waikiki Cheap Eats?

by TipsyMcStagger 9 years ago

I'm looking for some (non chain) cheap eats in Waikiki. We stay at the Outrigger Reef and the guys I'm usually with are (1) cheap (2) lazy and (3) not adventurous. We're talking about guys in...

Restaurant suggestions in Kauai - Poipu area

by lizberg310 1 year ago

HI - Looking for tasty restaurants. Definitely not in hotels and not super touristy. Prefer where the locals eat. THANK YOU!!!!!!!

Hawaiian rice...What kind is it?

by Dinermite 4 years ago

I just came back from a fabulous trip in Maui and Honolulu! The food there was amazing! Reading some of the Maui reports on this page make me want to go right back! I had a good number of mi...

Honolulu Farmers Market

by fayewolf 1 year ago

Unfortunately, my flight lands at 11am, so I will miss the Saturday KCC farmers market, I'm really wanting to try the grilled abalone and much more! I am also leaving Thurs morning, so will al...