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Polynesian, Hawaiian, Fast Food
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41-857 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1626
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our late lunch here after our short snorkel in hanauma bay, it is an interesting place, the wall are covered with graffiti which are verses from the bible. So my husband and I shared the adobo rice and I also had the garlic chicken, for me the adobo chicken is good. Very tasty and flavorful. The fries was... More 

Thank Mary Ann T
Waimanalo, Hawaii
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect Plate Lunch place with good value. They have all the originals BBQ Chicken etc... a plate lunch will fee you for lunch and dinner and comes with a drink.

Thank MielipideP
Kailua, Hawaii
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here over the years but always order the same thing -- the Kalua pig sandwich, then take it next door to the beach. I never went inside so I didn't know about the scriptures although I knew the owners were Christian. For me, that's another reason to give them my business! I read the reviews and hope they... More 

Thank sistergal2
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

They catered a dinner for our group and oh my how it was good. It was a blue plate special buffet on steroids. The Kalua park was fabulous as was the Mac salad and coleslaw. The chicken was also tasty.

Thank Ron T
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Yummy food we did 3 meat combo plate specials tons off food but so yummy daughter had snow cones and we all for macadamia nut ice cream yummy. Boy manage to eat all ice cream with out single bite of the cone new talent

Thank Tammara B
Topeka, Kansas
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310 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

After a long day at Waimanalo Beach we stopped at Keneke's for shave ice! There were many varieties of flavors as well as ice cream and azuki beans. The cones were very large but placed in a small styrofoam cup...so it was very messy! Keneke's appeared to be very busy so it might be worth a second visit to try... More 

Auburn, California
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Discovered this place 10 years ago and hoped to revisit on this trip. I wondered if it was as good as I remembered! YES! Lunch plates with choice of meat and romaine salad or fries or Mac salad $7.99 with a drink! Shave(d) ice spelled without the "D" in Hawaii is smooth as snow! Lovely drive out of congested Waikiki... More 

Thank Thelma L
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

This place looks pretty ordinary from the outside, but the traditional Hawaiian BBQ food selection is DELICIOUS, fresh and well priced! It was such a surprising find ... just try it! :)

Thank Sambo70
Brighton, Michigan
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107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

My wife and I stopped here for a quick takeout. There was one person ahead of us at the outdoor window where you place your orders. We put in our order and waited. The young lady inside was by herself and busy making the drinks for people inside and the person ahead of us outside. The food was good and... More 

Thank Tim D
washington state
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314 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 465 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

We love visiting this local favorite in Waimanalo. Keneke's might not be the Ritz, but their Shave Ice is without equal...I kid you not! We love their pork and rice bowls, too. A great menu and the food is "dekine good brudda!" Really!

Thank okeedoke

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Polynesian, Hawaiian, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41-857 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1626
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Waimanalo
  • Phone Number: 808-259-9800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?