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Takumi a teppanyaki haven in Kapolei

  • Chicken karaage, above, with a drizzle of miso sauce is among $6 happy-hour specials at Takumi Restaurant & Bar in Kapolei. The spicy pork belly, at left, is especially tasty, flavored with a salty-sweet coating and only a slight bit of heat.

  • Grilled asparagus topped with a heavy dose of garlic, above, is a happy-hour special at Takumi Japanese Restaurant & Bar in Kapolei. Fruity cocktails include the Takumi Tea, left, and a passion fruit sake-tini.

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    The spicy pork belly at Takumi Restaurant & Bar is especially tasty, flavored with a salty-sweet coating and only a slight bit of heat.

  • BETTY SHIMABUKURO / BETTY@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Kim chee tako poke at Takumi Restaurant & Bar is one of the spicier dishes and comes with bites of octopus tossed in won-bok kim chee.

Takumi Japanese Restaurant & Bar is a suburban haven, a bit off the beaten path in a shopping center just downstream from a Foodland supermarket. Read more

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