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Hoku's

5000 Kahala Ave, The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816
+1 808-739-8760
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“seafood tower” (15 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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5000 Kahala Ave, The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816
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Reviewed yesterday

we decided to spend our 4th wedding anniversary at Hoku and wasn't disappointed. Service was great and food was amazing we did the chefs tasting menu

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jacob_633
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and servers. Wait can be a little long as everthing cooked to order but worth the wait. Sunday brunch is the best we've had - better than Ritz-Carlton.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Terrie K
Kahala_Resort_Hawaii, Manager at Hoku's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Terrie. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Mahalo!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was arriving in Honolulu late on a Sunday morning and staying at the Kahala Hotel, so of course I made reservations for the famous Sunday Brunch at Hoku's. I thought I might have to brunch before checking into the hotel, but luckily with Sunday-light...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank pillowsofwanderlust
Kahala_Resort_Hawaii, Manager at Hoku's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha1 Thank you for taking your time to share your experience. If you have not tried it yet, we recommend you trying the Deep Fried Whole Fish,. Until we see you again! Mahalo.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brunch fans, listen up! The Hoku's v. Orchids battle of the Sunday brunches is not an easy choice to make, but I think I've got a clear winner. Here is the tale of two brunches: Orchids at the Halekulani No one delivers the "WOW!" factor...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gerilynntravels2018
Kahala_Resort_Hawaii, Manager at Hoku's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha. Thank you so very much for your kind review! We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your brunch experience at Hoku's. From our buffet to our small plate options we're glad that you enjoyed our some of our guests' favorite items. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at Hoku's for brunch. Hoku's is a beautiful place with great service, high quality food selections, and the view is breathtaking. It's a great place for a special occasion. It's pricey but worth it! The Ahi Poke Musubi is a must try!! I've...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Paradise15343729891
Kahala_Resort_Hawaii, Manager at Hoku's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful 5-star review! We're glad that you enjoyed our Sunday Brunch, including some of our guest favorites like the Fried Musubi. We appreciate your recommendation and should your travels bring you back to Oahu, we hope to welcome you back! Mahalo.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is very pretty. I like the interiors. Personally the wine selection is fantastic ! Delicious food and unique taste. Recommended.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Climber12534437979
Kahala_Resort_Hawaii, Manager at Hoku's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to share a review. We appreciate the kind words and are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our newly-renovated dining room as well as our variety of wines from around the world. We hope to have the...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

I had the Filet which was AHHHMAZING. My husband had their other steak. We both give it 2 big thumbs up.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LesleyPyle123
Kahala_Resort_Hawaii, Manager at Hoku's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha Lesley, thank you for the 5-star review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your evening with us. We see that you've made some excellent menu choices and would love to welcome you back either it be to try our famous Fried Musubi or to join...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

In a hotel that itself is aging somewhat less than graciously lies a gem of a restaurant. Truly beautiful setting, outstanding food and a server , par excellence, by the name of India. You read it right, India . She herself is part of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank laurenl944
Kahala_Resort_Hawaii, Manager at Hoku's, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Aloha, Lauren. Thank you for your five-star review of Hoku's. We will certainly pass along your compliments to our wonderful staff! Mahalo.

Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

During a recent trip to Honolulu we ate at Hoku’s twice. Once for brunch and once for dinner. We thought the remodel was very nice with some new finishes and lighting. Only complaint is, the restaurant isn’t romantic. It should be darker at night with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank frogprince
Kahala_Resort_Hawaii, Manager at Hoku's, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Mahalo for the excellent recommendation! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and we couldn't be happier that we've continued to exceed your expectations from our innovative menu items to the personalized service we're known for. We're always open to feedback and...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018

Our server(very kind) recommended special Musubi menu(I think it was promotional), which is for 2~4 people to share, so it was quite big. It was by far the fanciest and most expensive musubi I've had, and it was so tasty that I had to bring...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank leejho
Kahala_Resort_Hawaii, Manager at Hoku's, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to share a review. Our Fried Musubi has become a guest favorite and we're glad to hear that you enjoyed it. We hope to welcome you back to indulge in another musubi or further explore our menu...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$31 - $75
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 Kahala Ave, The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816
    (Kahala Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-739-8760
  • E-mail
Description
Hoku's at The Kahala Hotel & Resort is heralded for its tantalizing menu featuring global Hawaiian cuisine. Open nightly for dinner and for it's famous Sunday Brunch, the menu draws on four distinct themes that allow guests to experience Chef de Cuisine Eric Oto's interpretation of the sea, land, world around us, and stories and influences from his own life.
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