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pāʻina meaʻai

Hawaiian Fusion Dining Experience


pāʻina meaʻai



a pāʻina in paradise with Those you love.

Celebrate an evening with friends and family. Enjoy a nine course meal with complimentary beverages.

Bookings available AUGUST 1 - NOVEMBER 15, 2019



Hors d'oeuvres - choose Two

crunchy garlic bits and macadamia nut goat cheese with local honey and sourdough bread

hawaiian ahi poke bites with chuka wakame and spicy aioli

hamakua mushroom pâté with crostini

accompaniments - choose four

uala mash, purple sweet potato

honey glazed kiawe roasted kabocha

caramelized hamakua mushrooms with toasted macadamia nuts

waimea salad with macadamia nuts served with papaya seed dressing

sichuan steamed bok choy

lemongrass jasmine rice

entrées - CHOOSE TWO

kona kompachi with green mo'o sauce

guava marinated ginger pork tenderloin

hawaiian style kalbi marinated beef short rib

kiawi smoked broiled chicken

dessert - CHOOSE ONE

lilikoi panna cotta

ulu chocolate mouse with edible beach landscape


frequently asked questions


What is pāʻina meaʻai?

pāʻina meaʻai is a private catered dinner. pāʻina meaʻai (pah-e-nah may-ah-eye) translates into celebration of culture.

What is included?

Besides the food selection of your choice, your service includes setup, cooking, service, cleanup and ambiance music. Plates, utensil, and glassware may also be provide by request for an additional charge of $10 per guest. Besides that, all you’ll need to do is book your pāʻina (celebration) and we will take it from there.

How will everything be served?

We will begin service with drinks and pupus. Thirty minutes later a family style meal will be ready. Drinks and service will be provided throughout the evening.

How can I book a pāʻina meaʻai?

Great! We are very excited you are interesting in booking a pāʻina meaʻai. Fill out the form and we will contact you about your reservation. After we confirm your date, a 50% deposit is required to book your event. Our cancellation policy is no refund within 9 days of your event.

What about dietary restrictions?

Individual allergies and restrictions can almost always be accommodated, as can non-alcoholic pairings; guests will be able to detail their needs in the checkout. Please contact us with questions and we'll get back to you.

How much is it?

The cost of dinner is $125 per adult, $60 ages 13-17, and kids 12 and under are complimentary. This price includes your dinner and tax. Drinks are complimentary. There is a 6 person minimum with no maximum.

If you are interested in booking a pāʻina meaʻai, please contact Kaimana at (808) 640-9668 or fill out the form below.

Name *
Date Requesting
Date Requesting
Time of first Service
Time of first Service
Select 2 hors-d'oeuvres
Select 4 accompaniments
Select 2 entrées
Select 1 dessert