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Nomu a happy hour hideaway at Waikiki Yokocho

Nomu, the bar at Waikiki Yokocho, is an entree to all of the possibilities that this underground “gourmet alley” provides. During happy hour, the bar offers basic pleasures and serves as a good first stop before exploring other eateries. Read More

The Counter offers drink deals, options beyond burgers

The Counter has long been an outlet that’s eager to serve you your way, and they’ve also made changes to keep diners interested. Read More

Soothing sights sweeten happy hour deals at Restaurant 604

Good food, a friendly vibe and plentiful parking are all reasons for repeat visits to Restaurant 604 near the Arizona Memorial. Read More

Sakura Terrace a good spot for late-night bites

If you want good — no, let’s say great — sake at a fair price, the place to go is Sakura Terrace on South King Street in Makiki. Read More

New Tokoname in Kaimuki gets everything right

The new Tokoname Sushi Bar & Restaurant at the bottom of Waialae Avenue is a pleasant surprise — it’s spacious with a Zen atmosphere. Read More

Mahina & Sun’s shines with happy-hour pizza

For what it offers, Mahina & Sun’s is an excellent place for pau hana. Read More
 

It’s a culinary block party every day at The Street

Eating at The Street isn’t like dining at Stripsteak, obviously, but under the direction of Mina and his partners, it does share pleasures derived from his attention to detail, service and quality. Read More

Cholo’s serves up refreshing margaritas in a friendly atmosphere

While going to the North Shore on the weekends is not as much of an escape as it once was, the North Shore has a mellow vibe and open country feel that’s hard to find elsewhere on Oahu. Cholo’s Homestyle Mexican restaurant in Haleiwa is no hidden hole-in-the-wall, but it kind of has a homey feel. Read More

Lulu’s makes you feel right at home — with a spectacular view

Lulu’s is one of those classically friendly, comfortable restaurants in Waikiki. Read More
 

La Hiki’s burgers and shakes are tantalizing treats

The drive to Ko Olina from town via H-1 might not be the most pleasant experience during commuting hours on a weekday, but once you take the resort exit, you feel as if you’re on vacation. Read More

Beachy keen happy hour awaits at renovated Waikiki resort bar

Kuhio Beach Grill isn’t set up to be a hoppin’ happy hour destination — instead, it’s a dignified spot to sample finer offerings from the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort. Read More

The new LuiBuenos in Kapolei is off to a good start

The new mall in Kapolei, Ka Makana Ali‘i, is going gangbusters, with several new stores and eateries opening up this year. One choice is LuiBuenos, an offshoot of the popular Latin restaurant in Haleiwa. Read More

Yauatcha serves a classy version of Chinese dumplings

Yauatcha Waikiki at International Market Place offers intriguing cocktails and dim sum during Flow & Prosper. Read More

Diners will be in heaven at Golden Pork ramen bar

Golden Pork Tonkotsu Ramen Bar is an addictive happy hour choice — with tasty, affordably priced options in a cozy, colorful eatery. Read More

The Hideout is a mellow spot for drinks and a quick bite

The Hideout restaurant and lounge at The Laylow hotel offers a basic set of happy hour options in a laid-back yet stylish atmosphere. Read More

Plates and pours are a cut above at Vino

Waterfront Plaza used to be called Restaurant Row, and when Vino Italian Tapas & Wine Bar was first established, there might have been some competition. Read More

Splash Bar displays its vintage natural assets

This spacious poolside haven serves up tropical cocktails and a nice variety of small plates. Read More
 

P.F. Chang’s Waikiki spot provides good respite

P.F. Chang’s is a well-known chain of restaurants that serves up Asian-style food in a casual yet stylish way. At the P.F. Chang’s in Waikiki, definitely a cut above the greasy-spoon Chinese restaurant on the corner, one could have a nice pau hana. Read More

Harborside hideaway a winning way to end day

You may not yet be familiar with Harbor Restaurant at Pier 38, which opened above Nico’s on the waterfront in May 2016 — but I’m here to suggest you check it out. Read More

Pupus at Noi Thai in Waikiki whet the appetite

The notion of an upscale Thai restaurant is a novel one for Honolulu, which has long had a handful of places ranging from hole-in-the-wall to mid-range and white tablecloth. Read More

Smith & Kings delivers in all the right ways

Smith & Kings is another indication of the blossoming of Chinatown. The restaurant/bar has that funky, urban-hipster feel but doesn’t go overboard with it. Read More

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