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Afternoon Tea at Moana Surfrider (Oahu)

Moana Surfrider is an ideal venue to experience a proper Hawaii afternoon tea. From the oceanfront Waikiki beach location, to the excellent service, and lilikoi curd and scones, afternoon tea here is a must. Here are all the details to know before you go. Afternoon Tea in Hawaii Afternoon tea is one of my favorite …

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Kaka‘ako Farmers Market (Oahu)

Kaka‘ako Farmers Market offers a super variety of fresh produce, fruits and prepared foods (including mochi and baked goods)! Visiting this Honolulu farmers market is a Saturday tradition. When people talk about farmers markets in Hawaii, you always hear about KCC Farmers Market. It’s the biggest, it’s bustling. It’s fun (and has tons of great …

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Higoto Japanese Eatery (Oahu)

Higoto is a tiny takeout bento shop in Honolulu. They are most popular for beautifully layered “cup sushi” and a fun assortment of musubi. Higoto Japanese Eatery Higoto is a bento and musubi shop in Kaimuki. It’s a tiny grab-and-go place offering delicious food like salmon and ikura cup sushi, miso butterfish, and chicken katsu …

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Pipeline Bakeshop & Creamery (Oahu)

Pipeline Bakeshop & Creamery is a Honolulu bakery famous for fried-to-order malasadas, pumpkin crunch, and housemade ice cream. It’s all onolicious here! Pipeline Bakeshop & Creamery This Kaimuki bakery has so many good local sweets! From hot malasadas (always fried to order) to generous squares of malasada bread pudding, pumpkin crunch with a tower of …

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‘Ōlena by Chef Ron Simon (Oahu)

Olena’s is a Honolulu gem. This takeout spot offers local dishes made with care and excellent ingredients. From fresh ahi poke bowls to pork belly baos and halo halo, it’s all delicious. Welcome To ‘Ōlena! Oh man, we love Olena’s. ‘Ōlena is the Hawaiian word for turmeric. Did you know we grow turmeric in Hawaii? …

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Waioli Kitchen & Bake Shop (Oahu)

Waioli Kitchen & Bake Shop is a beautiful breakfast/lunch restaurant in Honolulu’s lush Manoa Valley. Breezy and relaxing, it’s a spot that locals love and few visitors know about. Welcome to Waioli Kitchen First thing to know, Waioli Kitchen is beautiful. It’s set in Manoa Valley on a large and lush piece of land with …

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