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Sushi heaven awaits those willing to pay

By Nadine Kam

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 12, 2014

~~<p>Employees of Sushi Ginza Onodera had their doubts as to whether Honolulu was ready for a $250-per-person omakase, telling its Japanese owners prior to opening day that they would be fortunate to seat four people a night.</p>
<p>This has always been a great city for sushi lovers because of our access to great catch and resulting numbers of sushi bars. But Onodera is a game-changer -- nothing else is comparable. Sushi here is exceptional. Eighty percent of its seafood comes from Japan, 20 percent from local waters. The fish is sometimes accented by a bit of yuzu here, shiitake-scallop salt there.</p>
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Employees of Sushi Ginza Onodera had their doubts as to whether Honolulu was ready for a $250-per-person omakase, telling its Japanese owners prior to opening day that they would be fortunate to seat four people a night.

This has always been a great city for sushi lovers because of our access to great catch and resulting numbers of sushi bars. But Onodera is a game-changer -- nothing else is comparable. Sushi here is exceptional. Eighty percent of its seafood comes from Japan, 20 percent from local waters. The fish is sometimes accented by a bit of yuzu here, shiitake-scallop salt there. Login for more...



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