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Offerings at the new Moku Kitchen in Kakaako revolve around the owners’ personal tastes

  • BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Neil Murphy, executive chef at Merriman’s Hawaii, works on dishes for Moku Kitchen at the Kapalua Resort on Maui, among them a condiment plate of pickles, roasted pineapple and spicy chili sauce.

  • BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Rotisserie-roasted vegetables will be offered as entrees, side dishes and pizza toppings. The mix will be seasonal; this one includes corn, cauliflower, carrots and zucchini.

  • BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    A Sumida Farm watercress salad will be served with Kula strawberries, candied Big Island macadamia nuts and Maui onion.

  • BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Planned for the menu at Peter Merriman’s Moku Kitchen, opening in Kakaako in October, is a fried chicken sandwich with basil, pickles, TamimiFarms tomato and avocado garlic aoli.

In Hawaii, ohana always includes cousins, whether blood-related or hanai (informally adopted). That is surely the case for Moku Kitchen, the latest restaurant concept by chefand restaurateur Peter Merriman and his business partner, Bill Terry, who together also opened Monkeypod Kitchen. Read more

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