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February 2012 Archive

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HAWAII RESTAURANT NEWS



Openings

Chef Alan Wong, of Alan Wong's Honolulu and The Pineapple Room, is opening ALAN WONG'S AMASIA at the Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. The restaurant is set to open May 28, 2012, and will feature a sushi bar and robata grill, as well as a bar serving up private-label liquor and signature cocktails. The menu will focus on flavors from around the world, including Peru, Singapore, Spain and Japan. ALAN WONG'S AMASIA, Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa, 3850 Wailea Alanui, Wailea, HI 96753, 808-875-1234.
 


 

News Bytes

New Location for Ono to Go
Ono to Go, a Honolulu food truck that offers poke and plate lunches, has moved from its steady location at 1346 Kapiolani Boulevard. It can now be found at 920 Sheridan Street during lunchtime Mon.-Sat. Ono to Go, Hawaii Food Trucks, 920 Sheridan St., Honolulu, HI 96814, 808-673-3933.
 


Chef Shuffles

Terry Hamada has been appointed to the position of Director of Food and Beverage at the Halekulani in Honolulu. He will oversee La Mer, Orchids and House Without A Key, as well as three bars, in-room dining and catering and banquets. Hamada was most recently the Hotel Manager of the Grand Park Otaru Hotel in Hokkaido, Japan. Halekulani, 2199 Kalia Rd., Honolulu, HI 96815, 808-923-2311, 800-367-2343.
 


Closings

CLOSED FOR GOOD
Take your taste buds on a walk down memory lane! Check out our exclusive closed restaurant database for Hawaii to virtually visit your favorite dining spots from the past. Kincha, R.I.P.

Firenesia, the luau at the Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa, has been replaced with a new show from Island Breeze Productions. Haleo features a traditional luau feast and Hawaiian music and dance that celebrate the history and people of Keauhou, from the birth of King Kamehameha III to the Battle of Kuamo'o. Firenesia, Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa, 78-128 Ehukai St., Kailua Kona, HI 96740, no phone.
 

CULINARY EVENTS
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