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Kamehameha V Hwy, at the Hotel Molokai, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
808 553 5347
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

As one reviewer mentioned, the cuisine is not anything special, but we enjoyed the prime rib dinner and the pasta dish. But then, things are pretty relaxed on Molokai, and most people do not come to the island for haute cuisine. Staff is friendly if haphazard. In my opinion, it would really improve the ambiance if the lighting were less... More 

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Thank laughingintherain
GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Hula Shores, responded to this review

Aloha laughingintherain, Thank you for posting a review. Your feedback is very important to us and we will utilize them by continuing to make every customer experience the best it can be. We hope to be of service to you in the very near future. Mahalo Michael Drew General Manager 808.553.5347 mdrew@hotelmolokai.com More 

Saratoga, California
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

We had two breakfasts and two dinners at this hotel restaurant and the food tasted no better than that at a roadside diner. The wait staff seems to be inexperienced and/or ill-trained and badly supervised. The kitchen staff seems to just cook food rather than prepare restaurant dishes. Come for the drinks and the view, but save yourself the less... More 

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Thank rmk41
GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Hula Shores, responded to this review

Aloha rmk41, Thank you for your feed back. Please know that the restaurant is not been operated by the hotel. However, I will pass on your feedback to the owner/operate of Hale Kealoha. Mahalo More 

Newport Beach, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

What a great spot for drinks & music. We loved it! They're reopening the restaurant in December the band said & then it will be even better to hang. The drinks were excellent and the music but we did need to get some food so we had to cut our stay there shorter than we would have liked. We can't... More 

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1 Thank Alana92660
GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Hula Shores, responded to this review

Aloha Alana92660, Mahalo you for your comments. The restaurant is now open. More 

Clayton, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Please disregard the rating. We did not eat here, but just wanted to let people know that we are not sure if this place is even open. We were under the impression that it was burnt down in a fire, and it has not reopened yet. I was told it has been closed for some time. We drove by and... More 

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Thank CMS775
GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Hula Shores, responded to this review

Aloha CMS775, The restaurant is now open and is serving all meals. Mahalo More 

United States
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Didn't eat at the restaurant because it burnt down. The outdoor bar was still open. Go for the Friday night jam session. Get there early for a seat. You will see Hawaiian performers who are Not doing a "show" to entertain tourists like on the other islands. There may also be some vendors selling some nice shell jewelry and other... More 

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Thank NativeAngelena
GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Hula Shores, responded to this review

Aloha NativeAngelena, The restaurant is now open and serving all meals. Mahalo More 

Nevada
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Go on Friday night for the Jam session. Lots of people, great local musicians and hula dancers. Hula punch is dangerously good and the bartender makes a nice Mai Tai (aka strong).

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1 Thank DuckCreek
Newport Wa
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The restaurant will be under construction soon, due to a Kitchen fire. Once the restaurant reopens, it should be excellent again. The bar is open and has wonderful Hawaiian music for FREE every Friday night from 4:00 to 6:00. Great music &lotsof fun.

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Thank lbergstrom
Honolulu
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Was great until kitchen fire caused closure, has been closed over a year, still has a bar. The views and oceanfront location are exceptional.

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Thank elpees
Oahu, Hawaii
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

To start with the good, the location is stunning! Great ocean view and music early in the evenings on Fridays. The menu is very limited, which would be ok if they hadn't run out of over half their nine menu offerings (including rice, hamburgers, and mahi mahi). When my chicken arrived, it was completely RAW and the waitress was very... More 

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Anchorage
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125 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

...how could this be such a highly rated restaurant. They now offer food that is cooked on the grille - mahi mahi, chicken, hamburgers, & a deluxe hot dog - sandwiches or a dinner plate. Limited fare, obviously, but tasty and good quantity.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Vegetarian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free, American, International
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kamehameha V Hwy, at the Hotel Molokai, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Molokai  >  Kaunakakai
  • Phone Number: 808 553 5347

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