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Island Brew’s bring-your-own pau hana is a treat

This is the only Island Brew shop offering a pau-hana experience. It’s also the only spot that boasts outdoor waterside seating at sunset, followed by dessert with a side of stargazing. Read More

Mina’s Fish House brings happy hour into the sunshine

Mina’s Fish House at the Four Season’s Resort at Ko Olina has two major selling points: The beach and chef Michael Mina Read More

Food, drink and music combine to create a party setting at The Social Honolulu Eatery and Bar

The Social Honolulu Eatery & Bar lives up to its name. An enormous, warehouse-like sports bar on McCully Street, it’s convenient for townies and an ideal spot to take over when your posse has grown its membership into the double-digits. Read More

The Brilliant Ox offers intriguing happy hour at Ala Moana

You’re in for something different and interesting at The Brilliant Ox. Read More

Bull rides, $1 tacos draw crowds at El Ranchero

Flavorful food and a lively atmosphere are reason enough to visit the cantina at Taqueria El Ranchero, located in the Wahiawa Shopping Center. Read More

Umamiya happy hour delivers on taste, value

Hook good bites during happy hour at Herringbone

Herringbone, a restaurant with a “fish meets field” concept, is a winner for seafood-lovers, as its menu focuses on the ocean’s bounty. Read More

Float away on a whopper of a margarita at Mexico

Looking for a south of the border escape to let the good times roll? Look no further than Mexico Restaurant. Read More

Tight but tasty menu brings happy-hour joy to Roy’s Waikiki

Unless you start work at 6 a.m. the new happy hour at Roy’s Waikiki doesn’t really fall at pau-hana time, limited as it is to 2 to 4 p.m. daily. But it is a happy time. Read More

Amuse expands, Roy’s Waikiki adds happy hour

TGIF’s guide to Oahu’s latest happy hour specials. Read More

Izakaya Nonbei delivers the classics with taste, value

For well over a decade, Izakaya Nonbei has been a cult pau-hana favorite for locals and well-traveled tourists alike. Read More

Topped offers charm, excellent food in Chinatown

From North Hotel Street, it’s easy to overlook Topped amid the sea of other​ ​signage. Don’t, though — it’s an intimate Korean gem that’s well-appointed, yet​ ​affordable. Read More

Baku Waikiki offers stylish fun, intriguing cuisine

Baku Waikiki is an elegant restaurant featuring Japanese cuisine at the International Market Place. It’s got a fancy, classy feel, but with an eclectic decor that provides an amusing touch to the experience. Read More

DB Grill does happy hour right in Kapolei

With the expansion of Kapolei’s shopping and dining options, a sister restaurant to Duck Butt, DB Grill, opened last year at Kapolei Commons. Read More

Appetito Craft Pizza & Wine Bar brings Naples to Waikiki

Opened just last fall, Appetito has a style that is consistent with much of the rest of recent development in Waikiki — a touch more class and elegance, but still with a relaxed atmosphere suitable for both an international and local crowd. Read More

Hank’s Cafe is a drinking person’s bar

If you’ve ever looked around Chinatown, you probably know about Hank’s Cafe on Nuuanu Avenue. Read More

Bevy adds spice with cocktails, new chef in kitchen

This weekend brings the culmination of Pow! Wow! Hawaii frenzy in Kakaako, and Bevy is right in the middle of the action. Read More

Hachibei offers tasty, interesting dishes at happy hour

Yakitori Hachibei is a refreshing blend of elegant intimacy and energetic atmosphere. Read More

Burgers, beer are best bets at Basalt

Duke’s Lane Market & Eatery is a clean, attractive spot, with full-service restaurant Basalt holding down pride of placement. Read More

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