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Kona Brewing Co. Pub serves up awesome beer and great food

Kona Brewing Co. Pub serves up awesome beer and great food January 25, 2012 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
I love beer. And I love food. It’s sort of common knowledge the that it can be hard to find great bar food, especially on small tropical islands – but the Kona Brew Pub on the south side of the Big Island never fails to please. The Kona Brewing Company has been producing beers locally since...

These Are a Few of My Favorite Eateries

These Are a Few of My Favorite Eateries August 28, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Good food is nestled in between the many eateries in Hilo, Keaau, and Pahoa on the Big Island. There is a lot of places to eat, although unfortunately, not all are great. So here’s a brief directory of where to eat and drink while exploring the east side of the Big Island. -Full Moon Cafe has...

Lava, hippies, and warm ponds, oh my!

Lava, hippies, and warm ponds, oh my! May 11, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
I was raised on the Big Island of Hawaii. Fresh off the boat from New York City at seven years old, we moved to the boonies of the north side. The “driveway” leading up to our old plantation house was two miles of dirt and rocks, and between begging my mom to let me play the first Nintendo,...

Big Island Snacks – Onolicious!

Big Island Snacks – Onolicious! July 8, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
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O-Bon – Honoring Ancestral Spirits

O-Bon – Honoring Ancestral Spirits June 25, 2010 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Just as certain as the summer south shore swells arrive in the island, the O-bon season begins in earnest. The Japanese Buddhist custom honors departed spirits of ancestors who are believed to return during the summer months to visit family and friends. It’s a great activity for families or get-together...

My Oahu “Top Ten Must-Do” List

My Oahu “Top Ten Must-Do” List May 2, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
- Get up early and go to Chinatown to pick up dim sum and roast pork. There are two great dim sum places in Chinatown one is Royal Kitchen on River Street and the other is Char Hung Sut. Both require that you get there before 10:00 a.m. to get the best selection. Roast pork and roast duck is good almost...

Plate Lunch – A Hawaii “Must-Do”

April 17, 2010 | Food | Read More
Yes, Hawaii is full of sand, sun surf and more. However, as most former residents will tell you, it is the food that they miss most. So, on your next trip to Hawaii, put away your credit cards and the coupons from the fast food places, and discover the wonders of Hawaii’s food finds. Plate lunch...

A Guide to Hawaii’s Fresh Fish

A Guide to Hawaii’s Fresh Fish April 1, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
Either in the water or at the table, encounters with fresh fish are de facto for a well rounded Hawaii vacation. Known more for fish than shellfish, Hawaii has a long list of fresh fish that fills local fish stands, seafood markets and restaurant menus. Cooked a variety of ways Hawaii’s fish has a...
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