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Hawaii Restaurant News

 

NEW RESTAURANTS IN HAWAII


At Paris Hawaii in Waikiki, chef Yuya Yamanaka presents contemporary French cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients. Guests can watch all the action in the kitchen from the chef's table. Paris Hawaii, 413 Seaside Ave., 2F, Honolulu, HI 96815, 808-212-9282.
 
Chef Peter Merriman has opened a restaurant in Honolulu Chef Peter Merriman, a leading pioneer of Hawaii Regional Cuisine, has opened a location of Merriman's on Oahu. It is located on the ground floor of the Anaha tower in Ward Village. Merriman's, Anaha, 1108 Auahi St., Honolulu, HI 96814, 808-215-0022.
 


 
NOTEWORTHY ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Temporary Location for Alicia's Market
Alicia's Market suffered a fire and is now operating as Alicia's Market Poke Express, with a more limited menu, a few doors down from the original location. Alicia's Market, 267 Mokauea St., Honolulu, HI 96817, 808-841-1921.
 
The Waikiki Spam Jam is a festive annual street festival taking place April 27 The Waikiki Spam Jam Returns April 27
Honoring Hawai‘i’s beloved canned meat, the Waikiki Spam Jam is a festive annual street festival. Held along Waikiki’s Kalakaua Avenue, the event will feature food (with, of course, Spam!) and family-friendly entertainment. There will also be merchandise tents offering Spam-themed clothing and other items. The event, which begins at 4 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m., benefits the Hawai‘i Foodbank. Admission is free. For more information, visit Waikiki Spam Jam's website
 


UPDATES ON HAWAII CHEFS

 

Jonathan Mizukami will open a restaurant on Maui Jonathan Mizukami, former chef de cuisine of Chef Mavro and the executive chef of Vintage Cave before that, plans to open a restaurant on Maui. Stay tuned for more details.
 


HAWAII RESTAURANT 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.

Mocha Java Cafe, a reliable spot in Ward Centre for coffee, fresh healthy dishes, and breakfast, has closed after 35 years in business. Mocha Java Cafe, Ward Centre, 1200 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96814, no phone.
 
CanoeHouse and Bay Terrace restaurants have closed as changes comes to the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows. The resort will re-open in November 2019 as Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection. CanoeHouse, Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, 68-1400 Mauna Lani Dr., Kamuela, HI 96743, no phone.
 

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