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MISO DELICIOUS: Kona Abalone Now Serving $2 Miso Soup (Honolulu, HI)— The Kona Abalone store located in Ala Moana Center’s Makai Market food court is offering the ultimate gourmand treat—$2 abalone miso soup. Abalone is considered a prized delicacy in Asian cultures and a growing number of Western restaurants. But those that still need convincing to try the meaty, yet buttery Kona Abalone should know that the nutritional value of the Hawaii-grown marine gastropod molluscs is impressive. High in lean protein, abalone is an excellent source of vitamin B1, B2, B12, zinc, iron, arginine, and taurine. The new Kona Abalone miso soup is the perfect all-weather tonic to fight off seasonal […]
HAPPY FIRSTS: Hakubundo Celebrates Its First Anniversary at Ward Centre (Honolulu, HI)— Hakubundo first opened its doors in Hawaii in 1910 and became the go-to store for Japanese imports such as ceramic plates, traditional Ichimatsu dolls, and other goods. In 2015—105 years and several owners later—Hakubundo opened its newest location at Ward Centre with a renewed image while sticking to its roots. Under parent company, Japan Publications Trading Co., Ltd., a distributor of Japanese exports on a global scale, Hakubundo has once again become the go-to shop for pertinent and trending products easily accessible to the local community, far different from the offering that your grandparents grew up. The new […]
A Cornucopia of Gourmet Delight: 53 By The Sea Releases Thanksgiving Menu (Honolulu, HI)— In a blink of an eye, the holiday season has come upon us and with it, plans for Thanksgiving. This year, plan a night out with the family and enjoy 53 By The Sea’s exclusive Thanksgiving five-course menu. Titillating the senses with a visually stunning gourmand presentation by Executive Chef Hikaru Ide, the meal will begin with a Foie Gras Parfait éclair and move on to an indulgent salad of Goat Cheese, truffle celery root, beets and walnuts. The third course is a creamy yet satisfying Kabocha Pumpkin Soup which is then followed by a Roasted Turkey […]
BUY LIKE AN INSIDER: Kona Abalone Now Offering Industry Rates at Ala Moana Store (Honolulu, HI)— Visit the Saturday Farmer’s Market at Kapiolani Community College (KCC), and you’ll see a line at the Kona Abalone stall; the smoky, savory scent of freshly grilled abalone is too alluring to pass up. You’ll see first-time visitors and regulars lining up for the abalone and perhaps walk away with a few live abalone to cook on their own. As everyone gears up for the holiday season, many are starting to think through their menu options for Thanksgiving and holiday parties. With a well-loved delicacy like Kona-grown abalone, it’s easier than you think to […]
Canon Photo Gallery is proud to feature photography by Yukiko Noda for the month of November. Her exhibit is titled “Welcome to The Earth Side,” a family’s birth story. Please be sure to check out her various artwork! Yukiko’s exhibition is available to view from November 1, through November 29, during business hours (Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM) Canon U.S.A.,Inc.Hawaii Office Ward Plaza,210 Ward Ave, Suite200 Phone 522-5930 M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM
YOU’LL ZUNDA FALL INLOVE: Zunda Saryo at Shirokiya Launches Autumn Promotions (Honolulu, HI)— Since its launch this summer, Zunda Saryo has been captivating visitors and locals with its simple yet delicate Zunda desserts. This fall season, Zunda Saryo offers exclusive promotions that are sure to capture the attention of the sweet edamame fanbase. Everyone knows that when Halloween falls on a Monday, the weekend leading up to the holiday is full of festivities. Visit Zunda Saryo at Shirokiya Japan Village Walk between October 28, through October 31 and trick-or-treater who snap a photo with the costumed Zunda staff will be rewarded with a “Buy One Get One Free” ticket! Bonus […]