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About Kahai

Kahai Kitchen was founded in Kalihi during the summer of 2006 by owners Nao Iwata and Chef David Yamamoto. Since then, Kahai Kitchen has earned a reputation for our elevated food, trusted, professional & precise catering services, gourmet plate lunches served with Aloha which has resulted in a loyal following over the years.

Kahai Kitchen originally started as a catering company; however, based on an overwhelming amount of requests, we launched the plate lunch aspect of our business and have never looked back. We truly appreciate the opportunity to serve you!

Since then, Kahai Kitchen has moved from Kalihi Street to 946 Coolidge Street in the Mo’ili’ili area. The new location is better equipped to serve both aspects of our business. There is guest parking in the lot adjacent to the restaurant on Coolidge Street as well as public street parking.

Kahai’s ever evolving daily special offerings are the perfect compliment to our extensive and diverse daily fixed menu. Kahai Kitchen strives to keep our dishes interesting and delicious.

Our service philosophy strives to provide exceptional customer service, an efficient operation and the true Aloha spirit our customers expect and deserve. We appreciate your time, value your business and look forward to meeting you.