Eat Around the World: Asia

15Apr

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Eat Around the World: Asia

This month, we tasked each Street Grindz food vendor to create a menu that reflects food from a specific country. That equals 15 different themed menus for YOU to try at Honolulu Night Market on April 18th. Of course, there was no shortage of countries in Asia, see what these vendors chose…

  • Spin Grille: Afghanistan – You’ll be able to spot Spin from their unusual set-up and watch as your food cooks on their rotating grill. Special menu item: middle eastern marinated chicken & rice plate served with naan bread, green salad and drizzled with a yogurt sauce.
  • Wow Wow Lemonade: China – Enjoy lemonade of all kinds including a special Chinese flavor: Lucky Dragonfruit Lemonade
  • Koi: Thailand – Serving up a variety of plate lunches with a Thai flair like: Thai Basil Chicken and Long Beans, Crispy Pork Belly w/Red Chilli Sauce and Grilled Fish Filet w/ Panang Curry Sauce
  • Nani Kore: Korea – offering a Korean kimchi explosion with yakisoba, pork belly sliders, fried rice and more…all with KIMCHI!
  • The Pig and the Lady: Vietnam – On special is their Crispy Porchetta Banh Mi Dip w/ Spicy Lemongrass pork jus!
  • Milk Tea Hawaii: Taiwan – All natural and organic milk tea with flavors like Horchata, Matcha and more.

Shop for Spring at #HNLnightmarket

14Apr

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Shop for Spring at #HNLnightmarket

Local specialty boutique, Homecoming Honolulu will be bringing racks of on-trend apparel, accessories, sunnies and even iPhone cases! Browse brands like Jeffrey Campbell, Wonderland HNL and more.

February fashion show brand, Spark returns to Honolulu Night Market this month. This time, her collection of easy dresses and printed rompers will be on sale in the retail warehouse.

Shop the California and Hawaii-inspired clothes from CAHI Clothing. The designs are light-hearted and appropriate for the entire family!

WIN a tote with #OurKakaako Photo Challenge

13Apr

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WIN a tote with #OurKakaako Photo Challenge

Take the Our Kaka‘ako photo challenge during this Saturday’s Honolulu Night + Market and win a carry-on tote from ‪#‎ourkakaako‬!

To Qualify:

1) Take two pictures that represent two of the four travel themes: ‪#‎luckyweliveHI‬ ‪#‎farawayfood‬ ‪#‎travelpartner‬ ‪#‎travelessential‬

2) Post, tag and follow @ourkakaako + @honolulunightmarket on Instagram or Facebook

3) Show your posts at the Street Grindz booth at Honolulu Night Market on 4/18 and collect your prize!

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Eat Around the World: The Americas

13Apr

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Eat Around the World: The Americas

This month, we tasked each Street Grindz food vendor to create a menu that reflects food from a specific country. That equals 15 different themed menus for YOU to try at Honolulu Night Market on April 18th. These four vendors chose a country in the Americas…whether it’s north or south, we can’t wait to try their menu!

  • Uahi Grill: USA – This Kailua restaurant is known for their island fresh cuisine, get your comfort dishes here
  • Big and Beast Sandwiches: Mexico – Making a Mexican taco philly cheesesteak and carne asada fries
  • Otsuji Farms: Costa Rica – Farm fresh produce made into costa rican dishes
  • Primo Popcorn: Hawaii – Making popcorn in flavors like “Dah Hawaiian” a Hawaiian chili pepper flavor and Haupia.
    Honolulu Night Market foodie tip: be sure to try their FROZEN POPCORN line 77K~orn!

#HNLnightmarket Kids Shop

11Apr

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#HNLnightmarket Kids Shop

Surf and lifestyle brand Of One of Sea will be making their Honolulu Night Market debut. The line boasts apparel and accessories for the entire family, from baby onsies to adult tees. We’re really digging the hooded poncho towels and kimonos made from turkish towels!

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One of our favorite keiki lines, Oopsy Daze makes their return to the retail warehouse. Selling tees so cute with fun statements, even adults want to wear them!

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Street-inspired kids line, Big Bad Wolf Kids joins the line-up of retailers. We love the design collaborations with street artists to create their one of a kind tees for boys and girls. Also joining their booth is Kamea Hadar; who’ll be selling his limited edition art pieces.

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Eat Around the World: Island Cuisine

10Apr

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Eat Around the World: Island Cuisine

This month, we tasked each Street Grindz food vendor to create a menu that reflects food from a specific country. That equals 15 different themed menus for YOU to try at Honolulu Night Market on April 18th. These three vendors chose these Asian countries, see what special island dishes they’ll be preparing.

  • Jugo Life: Japan – This local cold-pressed juicer will be creating a special Japanese juice concoction for Honolulu Night Market.
  • MoeJoe’s Stircrazy: Philippines – Known for their homemade sweets, MoeJoe’s Filipino dessert is a spanish roll bread pudding & guinatan.
  • Taste of Indonesia: Indonesia – Chef Hana will be bringing her most popular Indonesian specialties like Beef Rendang, satays and her signature cinnamon drink!

Shop Local Designers at #HNLnightmarket

9Apr

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Shop Local Designers at #HNLnightmarket

Hawaii has no shortage of talented designers, and we love when they come to showcase their work at Honolulu Night Market. You’ll be able to see new collections, browse online shops (in person) all under one roof!

Salt Liko will be showcasing their new collection, Makani. New patterns and colors are incorporated into the breezy cuts of past lines…all too perfect for the laid-back, urban lifestyle of Hawaii. Joining Salt Liko’s booth is Matt Bruening. Look out for new prints and more from the popular label.

Versatile crop tops, relaxed dresses and turbans of varying prints fill the collection of Cassandra Rull. Her one-of-a-kind prints are always our favorite.

Designer Lauren Hayashibara will have her line, 19th & Whimsy for night market shoppers. The brand specializes in women’s contemporary separates, dresses and accessories that all have an element of whimsy!

Shop the #HNLnightmarket Fashion Show!

8Apr

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Shop the #HNLnightmarket Fashion Show!

This month’s fashion show will have a vintage feel as Chief Hawaii and Love at Dawn showcase their unique pieces on the runway.

A vintage inspired traveling boutique, Love at Dawn handpicks vintage clothing and alters them to create one-of-a-kind items. Chief Hawaii also boasts upcycled apparel and accessories that enhance dated looks into current trends. We’re excited what the duo will bring to both the Honolulu Night Market runway and retail warehouse…allowing attendees to watch and shop the looks in the same night!

FASHION SHOW BEGINS AT 8PM

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EAT Around the World: Europe

6Apr

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EAT Around the World: Europe

This month, we tasked each Street Grindz food vendor to create a menu that reflects food from a specific country. That equals 15 different themed menus for YOU to try at Honolulu Night Market on April 18th. These four vendors are headed to Europe, see what they’re cooking up…

  • Onda Pasta: Italy – Cooking up specialty, handmade pastas like puttanesca, beef ragu and more.
  • Kiawe Pizza: France – Try kiawe-fired pizza that’s made to order with French-inspired toppings.
  • Pt. Suisse Crepes: Switzerland – We can’t wait to see what delicious French/Swiss creation comes out of their tent.

Your Blueprint to #HNLnightmarket: Passport

1Apr

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Your Blueprint to #HNLnightmarket: Passport

We’re back this month from our much needed break…and we’ve got an awesome Honolulu Night Market planned! From food to retail to entertainment, we’re taking night market goers around the world right here in Our Kaka’ako.

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EAT:

Each Street Grindz food vendor is cooking up dishes from a specific country!

  • Primo Popcorn – Hawaii
  • Big and Beast Sandwiches – Mexico
  • Jugo Life – Japan
  • Kiawe Pizza – France
  • Koi – Thailand
  • MoeJoe’s Stircrazy – Philippines
  • Milk Tea Hawaii – Taiwan
  • Nani Kore – Korea
  • Onda Pasta – Italy
  • Otsuji Farms – Costa Rica
  • The Pig and the Lady - Vietnam
  • Pt. Suisse Crepes – Switzerland
  • Spin Grille – Afghanistan
  • Taste of Indonesia – Indonesia
  • Uahi Grill – America
  • Wow Wow Lemonade - China

SHOP:

  • CAHI Clothing
  • Salt Liko + Matt Bruening
  • Homecoming
  • Keala Designs Hawaii
  • Chief Hawaii + Love at Dawn
  • One of Sea
  • Oopsy Daze
  • Cozzette + Ijfke Ridgley Photography
  • 19th & Whimsy
  • Cassandra Rull
  • Wear Spark
  • Komakai Jewelry
  • Mikinola
  • Big Bad Wolf Kids + Kamea Hadar
  • IRATIK
  • 6sixty
  • Adhira Clothing

…more coming soon!

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT:

Live belly dancing by Malia Delapenia with music by Miko Ries – Middle Eastern Music Percussionist at 7:45PM in the fashion alley

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FASHION SHOW | 8PM

A Country Love Affair Show by: Chief Hawaii and Love at Dawn

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FREE SPIRITS + #HNLNIGHTMARKET BAR

Enjoy Ocean Vodka specials all night!

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INTERNATIONAL CAR SHOWCASE

Courtesy of the VW Club of Hawaii