Waiahole Poi Factory
Poi is hand-pounded on site. Also has a restaurant with traditional Hawaiian food.
48-140 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, HI
Hand-pounded paiai only available on their website.
Lonohana Estate Chocolate
Actual bean to bar chocolate; they grow their own cacao trees! Farm tours available by request.
344 Coral Street, #104A, Honolulu, HI
Excellent chocolate sourced worldwide with emphasis on Hawaiian beans. $5 tasting is a great experience
Factory and tasting room: 315 Uluniu Street, Suite 203, Kailua, HI
Pop-up tasting room: Waikiki Beach Hotel - Hyatt Regency, 2424 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI
Award winning chocolatier.
8 North Pauahi St., Honolulu, HI
20-A Kainehe St, Kailua, HI
Excellent food, especially for vegetarians. Lounge next door has live music and First Friday events.
42 North Hotel Street, Honolulu, HI
The Dragon Upstairs
Chill bar often featuring live jazz.
1038 Nu'uanu Ave., Honolulu, HI
Part of the Chinatown renaissance on North Hotel. Tues.-Fri. Happy Hour, 4-9pm.
35 North Hotel Street, Honolulu, HI
The Tchin! Tchin! Bar
Cool tapas spot in Chinatown.
39 North Hotel Street
A dozen produce and meat vendors under one roof.
City Square Shopping Center 1199 Dillingham Blvd., Honolulu, HI
Ethiopian restaurant on the edge of Chinatown
1112 Smith Street, Honolulu, HI
Char Hung Sut
Dim Sum in Chinatown
64 N. Pauahi Street, Honolulu, HI
The Pig Lady
Lots of pork on the menu at this Vietnamese restaurant.
83 North King Street, Honolulu, HI
Excellent coffee in the morning, becomes a bar at night. Supports local artists and takes part in First Friday.
32 North Hotel Street, Honolulu, HI
Vegetarian restaurant run by a Buddhist monastic sect. Lunch only.
801 Alakea Street, Honolulu, HI
Some of the best pizza in Honolulu. Great place for a pint, too.
1147 Bethel Street, Honolulu, HI
Terrific bread and croissants. Pizza, too.
923 Alakea St, Honolulu, HI
Excellent beer brewed on site. Open early for brunch on the weekend during football season.
Kaka’ako location: 831 Queen Street, Honolulu, HI
Waikiki location: 1945 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI
Aloha Beer Co.
Excellent beer, open evenings only.
700 Queen Street, Honolulu, HI
Several beers brewed on site, food menu, too.
328 Cooke Street, Honolulu, HI
Best wine bar in Honolulu
500 Ala Moana Blvd., #6f, Honolulu, HI
Upscale eatery in Ward Village with an excellent bar
1108 Auahi St, Honolulu, HI
Lacking vegetarian options, but excellent cocktails
1118 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI
Italica Bar Café
Italian café inside a car dealership? Yes, and it’s delicious.
888 Kapiolani Blvd, Honolulu, HI
Best vegetarian restaurant in Honolulu
3585 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, HI
Donut shop. Try the malasadas (Portuguese donuts)
933 Kapahulu Avenue, Honolulu, HI
True throwback tiki bar on Sand Island.
50 Sand Island Access Rd, Honolulu, HI
Excellent vegan food.
2239 S King St, Honolulu, HI
Honolulu Coffee Experience Center
Top-notch coffee shop with roaster in-house. Very good desserts as well.
1800 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI
Shirokiya Japan Village Walk
Food hall with dozens of bistros and food kiosks.
1450 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 1360, Honolulu, HI