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レインボードライブイン カリヒに出店しました。

今日レインボードライブインのカリヒロケーションがはじめて出店しました。おれの日本語がぜんぜんだめだから、これから英語で書きまーす。:)

We all know the iconic Rainbow Drive-In off Kapahulu (3308 Kanaina Ave., Honolulu, HI 96815). Founded by Seiju and Ayako Ifuku 57 years ago (in 1961), Rainbow’s has become a Hawaii institution for those locals and tourists alike seeking the best in local kine grindz.

Today (May 2nd, 2018), Rainbow’s has officially opened its doors to a second location on the corner of Houghtailing and N School Street in Kalihi (1339 N School Street, Honolulu, HI 96817). They are starting off with manageable hours of operation from 11am-3pm, but will increase those hours as they get through the initial bumps that every new operation goes through.

The property has its own parking lot, Makai of the (North School Street) building, but it was closed today, perhaps due to any last minute paving or setting that is still taking place. Once they open the lot, it appears as though there will be about 15 stalls or so available for patrons. From the signage, it also looks like Gyu-Kaku, Aloha Cones and KandK Kitchen (currently down the road at 1223 N School Street) will have future homes in this very building. Kalihi is getting blessed with some (more) mean eats in the near future.

Below are some shots from today’s first day of operations for Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi. Enjoy!

Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi
Outside Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi from across the street


Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi
Outside Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi, crossing N School Street


Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi
Outside Rainbow Drive-In


Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi
Inside Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi


Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi
Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi Menu


Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi
Dining area inside Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi


Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi
Welcome to Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi


Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi
The line inside Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi


Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi
VH07V Loco Moco Collab Tee (with Rainbows) along with the Mix Plate (BBQ Beef, Boneless Chicken, Fish of the Day) and Corned Beef Hash & Eggs plate


Rainbow Drive-In Kalihi
Rainbow Drive-In’s #1 seller: Mix Plate (BBQ Beef, Boneless Chicken, Fish of the Day)




Rainbow Drive-In (Kalihi)
1339 N School Street
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 784-1163
Daily: 11am-3pm

Also published on e-Hawaii.com.

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ヌードルフェストでーす!



今週の土曜日 (3/24/18) の三時から九時まで一年次のヌードルフェストです。ワードビレッジのアウアヒどうりのまんなかにフードフェスティバルになります。いろいろおいしいヌードルのかんけいのたべものともだちといっしょにたのしみにできる!下は details です。。。

Grab your chopsticks! The Inaugural Noodle Festival Hawaii, presented by Sun Noodle will be taking place this Saturday, March 24th from 3pm-9pm right on Auahi Street (fronting Ward Centre) at Ward Village. The event promises to be a mega foodie block party featuring some of Hawaii’s top noodle making restaurants covering regional cuisines from across the globe. Ramen (Japan), Saimin (Hawaii), Pancit (Philippines), Chicken Long Rice (Hawaiian), Pad Thai (Thai), Pho (Vietnam), Pasta (Italy), Fried Noodles (China), and more, all come together to make this the most anticipated food festival in recent history!

On the Toyota Hawaii Main Stage, there will be non-stop action and entertainment including Taiko Drumming, Ukulele performances, a cooking demo by Chef extraordinaire Sam Choy, and three exciting noodle eating competitions! See below for all the details you need to enjoy a night full of noodle bliss!

Live activity on the Toyota Hawaii main stage:

  • 3:00pm – Noodle Fest Begins! (Hosted by 94.7 KUMU’s “Bruddah” Bryan)
  • 3:15pm-3:45pm – Taiko Drumming performance by りゅうきゅうこくまつりだいこハワイ
  • 3:45pm-4:00pm – Miss Chinatown Court Appearance with performance by Miss Chinatown Hawaii Penelope Ng Pack
  • 4:00pm-5:00pm – Ukulele performances by the Ukulele Hale featuring Heart & Soul and Kui Lima
  • 5:00pm-5:20pm – Sun Noodle Cooking Demonstration and FREE WikiWiki Noodle Giveaway!
  • 5:20pm-5:30pm – Facebook Live Tailgating event at the トヨタハワイ booth
  • 5:30pm-6:00pm – Musical performance by Micah Ganiron & Friends
  • 6:00pm-6:20pm – Sam Choy’s in the Kitchen segment with Chef Sam Choy & John Veneri
  • 6:30pm-6:55pm – THE NOODLE BOWL, a 10 minute noodle eating endurance challenge*, presented by nomnom, Hawaii’s new convenience store – Winner wins a trip for two to Las Vegas! All participants will receive 2 tickets to Blue Note Hawaii.
  • 7:00pm-7:30pm – Ukulele performance by Karlie Goya
  • 7:30pm-7:55pm – つるとんたん うどん Eating Competition* – Winner wins Trophy and Jumbo Bowl.
  • 8:00pm-8:30pm – Ukulele performance by Honoka & Azita
  • 8:30pm-8:55pm – 88 Pal Pal Spicy Noodle Eating Competition* – Winner wins Trophy and $100 Gift Card to 88 Pal Pal Super Market.
  • 9:00pm – Noodle Fest Concludes*

Grindz from the participating vendors:

あぐラーメンビストロ – とんこつしおラーメン

あさひグリル – famous Ox Tail Ramen

Elena’s Filipino Food – Pancit, Lumpia & Rice, Pork Adobo, Chicken Adobo, Gisantes, Lechon Special, Dinuguan, Pork Adobo Fried Rice Omelette.

ごまてい – Vegetable Cold Noodle – w/ tangy dipping sauce, Ginger Chicken Cold Noodle – w/ ginger & scallion sauce, Milk Tea

Hawaii Jaycees – S&S Cup Saimin, cold drinks

ジャンバジュウスハワイ – Smoothie Samples (Orange Dream, Strawberry Whirl, White Gummi)

Laverne’s – Chicken Long Rice, Smoked Meat Fried Noodles, Hawaiian Food

Maile’s Thai Bistro – Chicken Pad Thai, Thai cuisine

The Pig & the Lady – Bun Bo Hue, Mi Hoang Tan (dumplings and chari siu), Pho Bac, Farmers Pho, French Dip, Papaya Salad

シローズサイミン – Wuntun Min, Hot & Spicy Wuntun Min, Miso Wuntun Min.

さんヌードル – Free WikiWiki Noodle samplers

Sweet Creams – The “Ramen Bowl” rolled ice cream treat (Original Biscoff cookies base, 100% Maikai coffee “soup”, Homemade “kamaboko” mochi, White Chocolate and M&M “egg”, Coconut Flake “onegi”, & Pocky “chopsticks”), Cookies N Cream rolled ice cream, Strawberry Shortcake rolled ice cream, and Cold Brew Maikai Ice Coffee.

たなかサイミン (Sun Noodle Booth) – オリジナルサイミン (local style noodle in dashi with home made charsiu), fried saimin, and beef sticks

タツオーズ – Seafood Pasta, Pastele Stew, Plantation Iced Tea

とんこつかざん (Waikiki Yokocho booth) – 大阪市ラーメン

うまみてっぱん金魚 (Waikiki Yokocho booth) – 大阪市やきそば


Retail Vendors:

Bed, Bath & Beyond (retail)

Novel-T World (retail)

VH07V (retail) – Apparel & Official Noodle Fest Event Tees will be sold here


For more information, visit noodlefesthawaii.com or follow @noodlefesthi on Facebook and Instagram.

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アロハ ワードウェアハウス!

四十年いじょたって、今日はワードウェアハウスのさいごの日でした。ちょっとかなしいだよ。


おれにはもうちょっといみがあります。ぼくのともだちのここにあるみせ (Eden in Love, Paina Cafe, The Cut, and RIX) がしまります。それとぼくのブランド (VH07V) が ステッファニとダレルチングさんの Novel-T World てゆうみせでデビューしました。さいごにおれのイベント(Rice Fest) がここのワードウェアハウス ではじめました。

今日ぼくの義理の母がもういっかい言って、しゃしんおくりまし。そのしゃしんつかってこのブログを書きたくなりました。みせのひとたちいったいどこへ行きますのか?下のインフォメーション読んでください。

Per the Star-Advertiser, here are what some of the tenants will be doing post Ward Warehouse:

  • Cinnamon Girl: Moved to Hyatt Regency Pualeilani Atrium Shops
  • Clay Cafe: Still looking for a new location for clay-painting classes
  • The Cut: Designers Allison Izu and Summer Shiige will reopen as Allison Izu/Ten Tomorrow Design House at 1114 11th Ave. in Kaimuki. A grand opening is planned for 2 to 6 p.m. July 22.
  • Eden in Love: Moved to Ward Village’s South Shore Market. A second location will open Aug. 1 in the Town Square Las Vegas, 6671 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
  • TheFaceShop: A move nearby is planned. For now, its other shops are at Kahala Mall, McCully Shopping Center, Waimalu Plaza and Windward Mall.
  • Honolulu Cookie Co.: Opened its newest location at International Market Place, ground floor
  • Island Guitars: Moving to Nimitz Center, 1130 N. Nimitz Highway, 2nd floor
  • Island Soap & Candle Works: Shop at Royal Hawaiian Center or online at honolulusoap.com.
  • Kaypee Soh: The designer is relocating his business to California but intends to return frequently. His collections will be available online at kaypeesoh.com. His accessories and homewares will also be available at T Gallery by DFS in Waikiki.
  • Kincaid’s: Some of the restaurant’s most beloved dishes have already migrated to the menu of Ryan’s Grill at Ward Centre. The dishes include seafood Louie salad, rock-salt-roasted prime rib, warm brie with macadamia nut crust, Asiago-almond-crusted scallops, roasted Dijon chicken, Broadway pea salad and burnt cream (brulee).
  • Loco Boutique: Shop at store locations at Ala Moana Center or 358 Royal Hawaiian Ave., or online at locoboutique.com.
  • MORI by Art & Flea: Moved to Ward Village’s South Shore Market
  • Nohea Gallery: Opening next month at Hyatt Regency Pualeilani Atrium Shops
  • Novel-T World: Will do online sales with periodic pop-up events.
  • Ocean Queen: Still looking for a new location to sell Himalayan/Tibetan handcrafted items. The Haleiwa store at 66-208 Kamehameha Highway remains open.
  • Old Spaghetti Factory: Moving to the former Chai’s Island Bistro space at Aloha Tower Marketplace
  • Rix Island Wear: Reopened at Ala Moana Center’s Ewa Wing, third floor
  • Wedding Cafe: Opening soon at 814 Ilaniwai St.

アロハオエ ワードウェアハウス! おもいでになる。。。

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