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Hawaii products earn national awards

A Hawaii island producer of honey and preserves and a Maui couple’s exotic fruit pastes have been named winners at the national Good Food Awards, announced last week in San Francisco. Read More

Aoki’s Shave Ice settles into new Haleiwa location

After four years of doing without, customers are rediscovering Aoki’s Shave Ice in its new location, a little red building across the street from its old spot on Kamehameha Highway in Haleiwa. Read More

A place for poke at Waterfront Plaza

Tamura’s Tavern is now open at Waterfront Plaza with rice bowls topped with poke and Hawaiian food items such as kalua pig, laulau, pipikaula or various combinations. Read More

Rice Fest pays tribute to local favorite staple

Get your hands sticky at Saturday’s Rice Festival at Hawaii’s Plantation Village in Waipahu. Read More

Cookies benefit Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

KTA Super Stores, under its Mountain Apple brand, introduced bags of Lava Cookies in five types: passion fruit, Kau coffee, taro, cranberry-oatmeal and Red Hot (chocolate-macadamia nut with chili peppers). For each bag sold, KTA donates 10 cents to the Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Read More

Mina moves in at Fish House

With the debut of Mina’s Fish House by Michael Mina, the celebrity chef fulfills a 30-year dream of opening a beachfront dedicated seafood restaurant in Hawaii. Read More

‘Piecaken’ a multi-layered holiday surprise

What would you call a pie layered over another pie, topped with a cake? Fanny Esparza- Queloz, owner and baker at the new Soleil d’Hawaii Bakery calls it “festive” — and she’ll make you one. Read More

Wong gets another shot at ‘Top Chef’ glory

Koko Head Cafe owner Lee Anne Wong is featured in “Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen,” the Emmy Award-winning digital companion series to the Bravo TV cooking competition that begins its 15th season this week. Read More

Honolulu Museum of Art Cafe adds Sunday brunch

The Honolulu Museum of Art Cafe is now open for Sunday brunch. On the menu are Benedicts, omelets, waffles, steak and eggs, sandwiches and salads, plus shakshouka. A selection of morning cocktails is also offered. Read More

Ono Hawaiian Foods returns for 2 pop-ups

Ono Hawaiian Foods closed in August. Are you still going through withdrawals? Well, briefly, you can have your laulau and salt watercress back. Read More

Duo of delivery services debut on Oahu

Too busy? Too tired? Too hungry to move? Let someone else fetch your food. Two national food delivery services launch this week on Oahu. Read More

The Counter introduces Impossible Burger

The Counter has added a vegetarian burger to its line of beefy sandwiches. Read More

New cookbook shares recipes featuring Ka‘iulani Spices

If Ka‘iulani Spices are your go-to for dressing up a meal, you’re the prime audience for “Spices for Life,” a new cookbook by Ka‘iulani Cowell, founder of the line of organic rubs and seasoning mixes. Read More

Kulu Kulu celebrates 5 years with crepe creation

Kulu Kulu Cake celebrated its fifth anniversary in Hawaii last week with the debut of its Mille Crepe Cake, a 20-layer creation of paper-thin crepes, separated by sublime but not-too-sweet layers of French pastry cream. Read More

Chocolatier sets up shop in Kakaako

As Salt at Our Kaka‘ako continues to expand, it connects the community more and more with artisan shops that present fine products made locally. Read More

Michelin has aloha for ‘Aina restaurant

Right at the top of the latest list of Michelin Guide awardees is ‘Aina, a San Francisco restaurant rooted in Hawaii, where founder and chef Jordan Keao left his heart. Read More

‘Ilima Awards winners to be named Oct. 8

If dining out is a big part of your life, you’re going to want to dig into Sunday’s Honolulu Star-Advertiser and separate out the ‘Ilima Awards restaurant guide. Read More

Vino named best Italian restaurant in Hawaii

Online news site has selected Vino as Hawaii’s best Italian restaurant in a listing of picks for each of the 50 states and Washington, D.C. Read More

Hawaii’s Best Kitchens celebrates Instagram success with pupu party

Hitting the mark of a whopping 100,000 Instagram followers, Hawaii’s Best Kitchens — which puts a spotlight on some of the most popular food in the isles — is having a party to celebrate. Read More

Sanrio, Sugarfina partner on kawaii candy collection

Sugarfina and Sanrio have partnered to create Sanrio Loves Sugarfina, a kawaii collection inspired by Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends. Read More

Cheesecake Factory adds second Oahu restaurant

It’s been 14 years since the first Hawaii Cheesecake Factory location opened in Waikiki. Next week we get our second, in Kapolei. Read More

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