While the world is filled with people of different nationalities and cultures, religious and spiritual beliefs, there are things that tie us all together – universal bridges such as food, which crosses language barriers, opens hearts, fills bellies, and imparts a feeling of nourishment.

The cuisine of Hawaii, also referred to as local grinds, continues to evolve with influence from chefs from all over the world while fresh and unique island foods from micro farms and aqua culture farmers are delivered daily providing a true farm to table experience with a fusion blend to tantalize the taste buds. The selection of restaurants represents the cultural diversity that is found in Hawaii. Enjoy beautiful views, beach side locations, romantic and fun ambiances, lovely and elegant settings, creative and innovative menus, and great food from Hawaii’s restaurants that accommodate all price points.

Rice bowls

Taste some of Hawaii’s favorite ono delicious foods including Kailua pig wrapped in ti leaves and cooked in an underground imu oven, or a malasadas deep-fried dough rolled in sugar best eaten warm, or fresh cubed fish known as poke served in with variety of sauces and seasonings, or an authentic Hawaii shave ice desert, a flavorful tropical cocktail. To experience island cuisine is to experience Hawaii.

If you are looking for restaurant suggestions, our  mobile app includes a selection of Waikiki restaurants including links to the menus, locations and contact information.  We update our local restaurant lists as we discover fun atmospheres and ono dining.