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17 10, 2019

Halekulani Opens a New Bakery That’s Just as Fab as the Hotel

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Shared from Hawaii Magazine Get French-inspired pastries, artisan breads and more at Oahu's newest bakery, slated to open in late October. For over a year, the Waikiki Parc Hotel has been closed for a $60 million renovation. When it reopens on Oct. 25, it will have a new name—Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani—and something else

27 09, 2019

First Look: Kikue, a New Soba-Focused Restaurant Opens in Kaimukī

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Shared from Honolulu Magazine FIND AN EXTENSIVE SAKE COLLECTION AND MODERN SOBA BOWLS. “Soba gaki has the texture of pa‘i‘ai,” says our server, when we ask him to explain the menu. Kikue in Honolulu is probably the only place anywhere you’d hear a line like that. The new restaurant in Kaimukī (in the former Kona

19 09, 2019

Creating Crystal Clear Ice for Drinks is Not as Simple as Just Freezing Water

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Shared from Honolulu Magazine HERE’S HOW TWO NEW COMPANIES, ICE CUBED HAWAI‘I AND ON THE ROCK HAWAI‘I, WORK TO MAKE YOUR COCKTAILS EVEN COOLER. Most ice machines freeze water quickly by surrounding it with cold air, trapping impurities and air bubbles inside. The Clinebell, retailing for $6,000, does it from the bottom up, giving

29 08, 2019

Adela’s Country Eatery: Find Fresh Noodles Made with ‘Ulu, Kalo, Ube and Moringa at this Kāne‘ohe Hole In The Wall

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Shared from Honolulu Magazine THE NOODLES RESEMBLE RAMEN, BUT THE PREPARATIONS ARE ITALIAN-ISH, WITH A GOOD DOSE OF FILIPINO AND OTHER LOCAL FLAVORS, LIKE GARLIC ‘ULU AND A LECHON MALUNGGAY PASTA—PLUS A FRIED CHICKEN THAT BEATS KFC. It was standing room only when we entered Adela’s Country Eatery on a muggy Saturday night. With only

17 07, 2019

They finally built a better ketchup bottle. And soon it’s going to be everywhere.

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Shared from MSN Americans hate changes in their food packaging. Now the condiment aisle is poised for a packaging revolution. Remember when ketchup turned upside down? Or when half gallons of milk grew plastic screw caps on their sides? We are resistant to change in food packaging, attached to our squeezy honey bear, Toblerone’s

9 07, 2019

First Look: Skull & Crown Trading Co. in Honolulu

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Shared from Honolulu Magazine CHINATOWN’S NEW TIKI BAR OFFERS FUN COCKTAILS, DOLE WHIP AND A MEAN LEMONGRASS CHICKEN SKEWER. Most of the activity on First Friday usually takes place on Hotel Street between Nu‘uanu Avenue and Smith Street, where police officers halt traffic for pop-up tents, performers and revelers outside of Chinatown’s most popular