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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Local Establishment

This place is definitely more of a local establishment situated in the midst of a strip mall. The wait on a Sunday evening was 30-45 min and they were constantly hustling and bustling the entire time we were in there. We ordered sushi and had a few surprises on our when the food came - not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Ashley B
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My wife & I have been eating at this establishment for over 16 years. Not once have we ever been disappointed with their food. My wife loves their chawanmushi & sukiyaki! I prefer their combo dish of mixed tempura with salmon. Great customer service. Avoid their lunch or dinner rush hour because you will surely wait in line. However its... More 

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Vacaville, CA
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83 reviews 83 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

First time ever eating at this restaurant. It was recommended by family and I'm glad I went. Décor was excellent. It is on the small side with a max capacity of about 50 - 60 patrons. We scored a table for 6 and I believe it is the only one they had. Menu selections were I my opinion as their... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This place is definitely more of a local establishment situated in the midst of a strip mall. The wait on a Sunday evening was 30-45 min and they were constantly hustling and bustling the entire time we were in there. We ordered sushi and had a few surprises on our when the food came - not knowing what we ordered... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is one of my family's favorite places to eat because of the choices and environment. My wife and son love the steak and I love the nabeyaki soba. They even offer the plum wine here, which is delicious! The staff are friendly, but the place is a little popular, so at times there us a wait. Anyone who likes... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Ate here with the family after a busy day shopping and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of sashimi and sushi offered. Staff was friendly and we were lucky to beat the lineup.

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Wahiawa, Hawaii
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109 reviews 109 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

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
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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
21 helpful votes 21 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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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, Sushi
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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