Top Choice Hawaii Regional Cuisine in Hawi & Around


Always-packed Bamboo offers interesting takes on old stand-bys, such as mahimahi on focaccia with shredded papaya. It shares space with a gallery and gift shop, making you feel like you’re eating in a general store …
Top Choice Hawaii Regional Cuisine in Mauna Lani Resort Area

Brown's Beach House

The prices might deter you, but Brown's remains a standout for those willing to pay. Expect gracious service and the finest local ingredients: the surf and turf features locally raised beef and Kona lobsters, wild b…
Top Choice Sushi in Hawi & Around

Sushi Rock

This ever-popular sushi bar is famous all over the island for its fusion tropical rolls, which might include papaya, mac nuts, Fuji apple or goat cheese. Some work better than others, but we always leave satisfied. …
Top Choice Japanese in Mauna Lani Resort Area


Chef Norio Yamamoto left his namesake restaurant at the Fairmont Orchid to launch his own izakaya (Japanese pub). It's a looser, cooler place, where the menu ranges from classic nigiri sushi and tuna tataki (tuna se…
Hawaii Regional Cuisine in Mauna Lani Resort Area


The Mauna Lani's flagship restaurant showcases local ingredients creatively but simply. Those seeking a huge punch might find the dishes lackluster. A decadent option is the 'Captain's Table' (two to eight diners; p…
Supermarket in Mauna Lani Resort Area

Foodland Farms

Full-service gourmet supermarket with an impressive deli selection.
Grocery in Hawi & Around

Takata Store

Between Hawi and Kapaʻau, this is a well-stocked, family-run market.
Fast Food in Red Road

Hot Dog Guy

When hunger strikes, pull up to the Hot Dog Guy for some bison, reindeer or all-beef hotdogs grilled to order and nestled in a whole-wheat bun.
Hawaii Regional Cuisine in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park & Around

Rim Restaurant

Better-than-average modern cuisine crafted from local ingredients, and with enormous windows that afford absolutely staggering volcano views.
Cafe in Hawi & Around

Kohala Coffee Mill

A comfy place to hang out and treat yourself to muffins, fresh-brewed Kona coffee and heavenly Tropical Dreams ice cream. For breakfast, the souffléd eggs with cheese, onion, tomato, pesto and/or bacon are a winner.…