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New brunch options abound for Oahu residents

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    Prime rib is featured at a carving station during brunch at Leahi Concept Kitchen at Kapiolani Community College.

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    Culinary student Gabriel Meyer makes omelets to order at Leahi Concept Kitchen at Kapiolani Community College.

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    At Kapolei’s Eating House 1849, the chicken katsu with biscuits are designed to be shared.

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    At Kapolei’s Eating House 1849, the sweet bread Monte Cristo is designed to be shared.

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    A loco moco is served over bacon fried rice at Basalt.

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    Charcoal buttermilk pancakes owe their dark tone to food-grade charcoal. They’re plated to resemble a volcano, a reflection of the restaurant’s name, Basalt, a volcanic rock.

Today there are plenty of brunch options for early birds. The morning market is still nowhere near as saturated as the evening market for dinner, but the fuller scene calls for more creativity to lure diners that crucial first time. Read more

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