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94-799 Lumiaina St Ste 2F, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797-5046
(808) 680-9188
Today
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing Sushi!

I went here for dinner with a friend this past Friday evening. (First of all, parking is tight; your best chance during busy times is to park in the Lowe's lot and walk over.) We waited for about 30 mins. for a table (During busy hours, don't go super hungry; this place is popular!). My friend... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Hannahchristine575
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Wahiawa, Hawaii
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33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Wahiawa, Hawaii
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96 reviews 96 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

I went here for dinner with a friend this past Friday evening. (First of all, parking is tight; your best chance during busy times is to park in the Lowe's lot and walk over.) We waited for about 30 mins. for a table (During busy hours, don't go super hungry; this place is popular!). My friend ordered the Rainbow Roll... More 

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Waipahu
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This friendly restaurant is normally busy daily as evident by the good food and great service. My preference is to get at least 4 people so I can order the Funamori Boat! It's a mix of sashimi and shellfish that is worth the $100 some dollars. Otherwise, their combination plate will satisfy the discrete Japanese diners that frequent here, like... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

We had the big boats full of food. The presentation is exceptional as it makes its way to your table. That being said the prep was just ok. Lobster was a little chewy and tempura a tad oily for my tastes. If u love sashimi this is the place for you as they really pile it on. Give it a... More 

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Hawaii
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81 reviews 81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our family at one time were regulars here - we came every week - but the food is just not as good anymore. The steak tends to be overdone and dry, the sushi rolls have gone way up in price but seems to have shrunk in size. They do make a grat shrimp tempura but the other things that we... More 

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Kapolei, Hawaii
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I used to like this restaurant because I like japanese food and the location is great for me and it's a step above the "genki sushi" type restaurants. Sometimes you like a restaurant and once in a great while they may get something wrong like this time my sizzling ribeye was overdone. I normally would not hold it against the... More 

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Honolulu
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205 reviews 205 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
606 helpful votes 606 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I had some business clients in town and had taken them to the outlet mall over at Waikele. Located on the west side of Oahu, with easy exit off the H-1. After the wives spent all of our money at the Coach outlet my guest were hungry. I remember hearing about Kunio. So we headed over by walking just few... More 

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Floral Park, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Several staff at our resort recommended this local "mom and pop" sushi restaurant. There was a wait for our group of 8, but not too long. Food was great - wonderfully fresh sushi. Local butterfish specialty was great too, though I preferred the Miso version to the other. Prices were high, but not unexpected. Hawaii often has prices like Manhattan.

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Honolulu
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Kunio Restaurant is a really great place to go for lunch or dinner and it's conveniently located in the Waikele Premium Shopping Outlets on the west side of Oahu right off of the H-1. It's a quick ride too if live or are staying on the west side of the Island and don't want to travel too far in probably... More 

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melbourne
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We only came here because a lot of the other eateries were closed for renovation. I had a noodle soup and it wasn't as tasty as other places and yet twice the price. It is crowded and busy and pricey. We wanted healthy and that was the only reason we went there.

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Everett, Washington
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167 reviews 167 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

People were waiting outside the door when they opened at 10:30 a.m. on a weekday. Capacity is large so everyone was seated, but it did fill up rapidly with new arrivals. The customers appeared to be mostly locals. Everything we ate reminded us of Japan. Their menu is long, with a huge variety, so it took a long time to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 94-799 Lumiaina St Ste 2F, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797-5046
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Waipahu
  • Phone Number: (808) 680-9188

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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