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Hawaiian food in East Honolulu just got a whole lot better with the addition of Oahu Grill in Kaimuki. Owner and head chef Johnny got his start working at Waihole Poi Factory, so it goes without saying that he really knows his stuff. Plus, their recent wholesome menu moves (no added sugar in their popular Squid Lu‘au, and a dedication to highlighting locally-sourced ingredients) makes this spot a win for your 2020 healthy-eating goals.
Our very first health and wellness-focused retreat just opened on Lanai Island — and it definitely takes self-care to a new level. Ever wondered what it would be like if your hotel room came with its very own sensei? Before guests arrive at Four Seasons Hotel Lanai at Koele, A Sensei Retreat, they’re paired with a personal “sensei” guide who tailors spa treatments, fitness classes, yoga, and meditation (this place has it all) to the guest’s unique health and wellness needs. Where do we sign up?
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The popular strength and flexibility (no equipment necessary, besides your favorite music) is headed to Oahu! Join Pop Pilates experts for a lighthearted class to learn all there is to know about becoming a certified POP instructor. Catch an all-levels class at the Pearl City 24-Hour Fitness on Kamehameha Highway.
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Champions of breakfast, Egghead Cafe recently opened its second location at the Kapalama Shopping Center in town with an expanded menu. The new spot will keep some Kailua favorites, such as the toasts, salads, and acai bowls, but it will also offer a wider selection of benedicts (like the Smoky Salmon) and omelettes (like the Veggietopia with fried tofu and sweet miso).
If you haven’t heard, Sweat + Soul barre studio is officially expanding. Coming soon (they’ve yet to announce the exact dates), the popular Kaka'ako location that first opened in 2015 is getting a sister studio in Kahala. S+S is one of the only dedicated barre studios in town and provides a pretty killer workout — so keep an eye out for more details.
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If you haven’t made it down to Foodland’s Redfish Poke at SALT at Our Kaka‘ako yet, do yourself—and your taste buds—a big favor. The new poke joint recently opened their doors and offers everything from classic grab-and-go poke bowls to a full-service and bar menu featuring the likes of a House Greens salad, pork fried rice, and other creative Hawaiian cuisine. Oh, and don’t miss out on happy hour, hosted daily from 2:30–5:30pm and 9pm–close.
There’s nothing quite like Nalu Health Bar & Café. Luckily for us, the juice bar with fresh bites and bowls is planting a third location in Oahu, so you’ll soon be able to order your acai bowls and ahi wraps on the North Shore. Can’t wait until for their Haleiwa doors to open? Stop by their shops in Kailua and South Shore Market for a fresh juice following your workout, or pick up a panini before your next beach day up north.
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It’s not every day that a restaurant’s concept will surprise you, but Tane Vegan Izakaya managed to bring the shock factor when they opened their doors this past spring. ICYMI, the eatery is serving up an entirely plant-based menu packed full of sushi-inspired delicacies. Dine in to savor rolls and dishes featuring fresh veggies, fruit, edible flowers, and all the essence of the sea (fish not included).
If you’re anything like us, nothing sounds better to you after finishing a tough workout than a cool drink. Well, Honolulu, we’re in luck: Body Balance has teamed up with newly launched Keiki and the Pineapple in Kaka’ako to solve your post-sweat session hydration needs. Now, you can place your cold brew or smoothie order before class and—you guessed it—the refreshing beverage will be waiting for you when you're ready to refuel.
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If you think you're full now, Manoa, you better make room for more! Fast-casual foodery FEAST by Jon Matsubara officially opened its doors! The chef has landed a permanent home for his lunch pop-up formerly found in Mō‘ili‘ili. So, what can you expect to discover at the new eatery? Well, how does a keto take on mac salad and chickpea tofu with beet ponzu sound? There are also a few "cheat day" dishes for you to indulge in, and you're welcome to BYOB!
KALO Mind & Body is now open! The light-drenched wellness and movement studio has begun welcoming students through their doors and they’re already starting to generate quite a following. Visit their website today to book your first class or workshop in the friendly Kailua space.
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