Find the best Honolulu restaurants for celebrations and birthdays, Chinese food, authentic hole-in-the-wall eats, and more with can't-miss advice from fellow 'Hounds.

The Best Spring Break Food Destinations

Going on spring break is an American right of passage, and even though drunken debauchery is often part of the equation, a huge part of the excitement for these early spring travelers is getting to...

Where to eat and best Luau in Honolulu and Maui?

by josephml1 2 years 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...

See's Candies resumes production and reopens stores slowly

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In time for Mother's Day, See's Candies started up production again with a reduced crew after a history-making closure due to the Covid-19 crisis. https://www.chowhound.com/post/sees-candies-suspe...

Healthy in Waikiki

by royalmilktea 3 years 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...

Prima visits Maui, Kauai and Oahu

by prima 2 years 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...

Honolulu food options - K-Man's list update

by macaraca 4 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...

Duke’s granola recipe?

by fredvig 3 years ago

Every year my wife and I spend a week in Waikiki (I play an annual gig there) and we love the granola they serve at Duke’s for the breakfast buffet. It is definitely the best thing on the menu. It...

Honolulu Farmers Market

by fayewolf 3 years 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...

Made in Hawaii closed :(

by mmlyip 4 years ago

I loved the strawberry chocolate mochi from Made in hawaii. Can anyone recommend a close substitute now that they are closed?

Veg-friendly Christmas in Honolulu

by slyc 4 years ago

My husband and I will be in Honolulu for Christmas. Does anyone have recommendations for good places to eat that are both vegetarian-friendly and open on Christmas day?

Uncle Tetsu Japanese Cheesecake - Arcadia

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Last month my friends surprised me by procuring a original from Uncle Tetsu Japanese Cheesecake for dessert. While I've had Japanese-style cheesecake from restaurants in the SF Bay Area, this was m...

Thanksgiving in Honolulu

by surfgirlt 4 years ago

Does anyone have recommendations for Thanksgiving dinner in Honolulu? We will be a group of 5 adults and 2 kids (ages 3 & 5). We don't necessarily need the traditional Thanksgiving meal. Thanks!!

Help w/ Strawberry Chocolate Coating for Donuts! (Browning)

by foodsciguy 4 years ago

Hello I'm a business-owner that's just opened a donut shop in Honolulu, Hawaii, and I'm looking for some help on creating fruit-flavored coating chocolates. We have about a dozen recipes that ar...

Venues/ideas for private parties 80 ppl honolulu

by yammers 5 years ago

hi! My sister is looking to plan her wedding in honolulu. She has a venue pretty much set (Cafe Julia hawaii). it's going to be for about 80 people. Most people are from out of town. Looking for so...

Oahu / Honolulu - Good Liquor Store

by Dapuma 8 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 liquor store on the way from the airport to the Royal Hawaiian that I can check w...

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

by UES Mayor 5 years 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 me who needs to be pleased. Needs to be within walking distance to Outrigger Re...

Aulani / Oahu

by thranduil 5 years 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 dinner the first night and the amount of leftover food was so huge that it last...

Looking for different scene

by UES Mayor 5 years ago

Every year around Christmas holidays I take my family to Hy's Steakhouse for dinner and to Halekulani for Sunday brunch. There usually are 45 of us. Just wondering if I should consider another venu...

3 days of cheap gluttony in Honolulu: a travelogue

by swyeoh 5 years ago

I spent three days in Honolulu by myself on the way to the US mainland. The weather back home in southern Australia had taken a turn for worse: impish fingers of morning frost began to obscure our ...

2016 Oahu Dining Report (Long)

by kathryn 6 years ago

Most of the eating was done in Honolulu with a few places hit during a self-driving circle tour. BREAKFAST Hau Tree Lanai: Being that we stayed at the New Otani Kaimana hotel where the restau...

Family Dinner for 16 in Honolulu or Kailua

by greeneggsnham 6 years ago

We will be visiting Oahu in late March for an extended family get together including our extended family visiting from the mainland getting together with local family who live in Kailua and Honolul...