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McDonald’s to give away ’90s-themed memorabilia

If the ’90s were your kinda decade, McDonald’s has some memorabilia for you: T-shirts, socks, pins and PopSocket cellphone grips inspired by trends of the time. Read More

Mangoes at the Moana celebrates 10 years in Waikiki

Mangoes at the Moana celebrates its 10th year July 14 with events both casual and formal at the Moana Surfrider resort in Waikiki. Read More

Make mai tai magic at the Modern Honolulu

The Modern Honolulu celebrates International Mai Tai Day this weekend with a Mai Tai Pool Party from noon to 5 p.m. June 30. Read More

10 Hawaii restaurants named to OpenTable’s Best Al Fresco list

It’s no surprise when Hawaii restaurants show up on any list of notable outdoor-dining venues. This week, 10 such restaurants have made OpenTable’s 100 Best Al Fresco Restaurants in America in 2018. Read More

Celebrate summer at Top of Waikiki with 3-course meal

From now through July, the Top of Waikiki features a three-course cookout prix-fixe menu to help celebrate the start of summer. Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village hosts Honolulu BBQ Fest

Where there’s smoke, there’s barbecue. Plates of it. Follow the smoke to the Honolulu BBQ Festival this weekend at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. Read More

MW Restaurant’s Shaylyn Funasaki takes 2nd in national contest

MW Restaurant pastry cook Shaylyn Funasaki took second place in the national Jeunes Chefs Rotisseurs Competition in Charleston, S.C., last weekend. Read More

Lion Coffee introduces kinder, gentler mascot

It’s a kinder, gentler lion that peers off of packages of Lion Coffee, now that the company has redesigned its logo. Read More

Chef Mavro features 20th-anniversary menus

To start off a yearlong celebration of 20 years of his Chef Mavro restaurant, chef George Mavrothalassitis is presenting two spring anniversary menus, plus a spring grand tasting menu. Read More

Lung Fung closing in Niu Valley after nearly 40 years

Lung Fung Chinese Restaurant, a Cantonese restaurant that has been part of the Niu Valley neighborhood for almost 40 years, is closing May 20. Read More

Chef Andrew Le’s pho featured on “Worth It” webisode

The number is growing, but at least 3.7 million viewers have watched chef Andrew Le from The Pig & the Lady make pho on an episode of “Worth It,” a BuzzFeed web series that judges one type of food at three price levels to determine which is the best value. Read More

Regal Bakery recognized by Salvation Army for donations

Regal Bakery has donated more than 5,000 of its colorful specialty doughnuts over four years to the Salvation Army’s National Donut Day. In appreciation, the Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division is honoring Regal as a 2018 Army of Hope Award recipient. Read More

S&S Thai Kitchen expands to Waikiki

S&S Thai Kitchen started out as a food truck, then opened a stall in Shirokiya Japan Village Walk in Ala Moana Center. Now S&S has a shop in Waikiki. Read More

Hawaii restaurants serve desserts made with Girl Scout cookies

Extend your Girl Scout cookie experience this year with a visit to one of six island eateries that have limited-edition desserts dedicated to the cookie cause. A portion of each purchase goes to the Scouts. Read More

2 takes on grits presented at gala

Celebrity chef Vivian Howard mixed her North Carolina-style grits with poi, sausage, turnip greens and chicharrons, left, at the Les Dames d’Escoffier benefit dinner Sunday at Mari’s Garden in Mililani. Read More

PBS chefs discuss ‘recipes for life’ at Surfjack Waikiki

Meet two PBS television cooking-show hosts — one from Hawaii and one from North Carolina — at a book signing and talk-story session at Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club in Waikiki. Read More

Moana Surfrider celebrates 117 years in Waikiki

It’s the Moana Surfrider’s 117th birthday, and to commemorate it, the hotel is hosting two dining events this weekend. Read More

Mama Manoa opens doors to UH sports fans

This week, local sports fans — especially those of the University of Hawaii Rainbows persuasion — can start aligning their loyalties with their appetites at Mama Manoa, an Italian restaurant themed around Hawaii sports stars. Read More

Agu-on-the-go comes to Kalihi

Agu a Ramen Bistro has introduced an express version of its noodle shops, appropriately dubbed Agu Express. Read More

Kauai sisters garner 9 awards in Texas

Kauai’s spice sister duo — creators of Salty Wahine and Aunty Lilikoi Passion Fruit Products — have won another slew of awards for their sauces and seasonings. Read More

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