Chicken Paitan Shoyu Ramen from Tsukada Nojo is one of many featured Localicious dishes. Photo Courtesy Tsukada Nojo.

Biggest-ever Localicious eating drive kicks off March 1

Order local dishes at more than 260 restaurants and support ag programs in public schools
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Supporting local never tasted so good.

The fifth annual Localicious Hawaii — the monthlong campaign to raise funds for agricultural education and recognize restaurants that buy local — kicks off today. With a record-breaking 262 restaurants participating statewide, 2018 marks Localicious' biggest year yet.

Here's how it works. Every time you go out and order a Localicious dish, made with locally raised or grown products, the restaurant donates $1 toward ag education in public schools. The dishes are identified on menus with a Localicious sticker or logo. The newly launched Kynbo app can help you find Localicious restaurants and dishes.

Localicious dishes can be easily identified by this logo. 

Top Localicious restaurants last year were: 

1. Piggy Smalls
2. Alan Wong's Honolulu
3. Diamond Head Market & Grill
4. The Pineapple Room by Alan Wong (closed)
4. MW Restaurant
5. Mariposa at Neiman Marcus
6. Hawaii Calls Restaurant & Lounge
6. Murphy's Bar & Grill
6. Nico's Pier 38
More Localicious factoids:
  • This year’s goal is to raise $50,000, the same amount raised in March 2017
  • Altogether, the campaign has raised $170,000 since it started in 2014 
  • Funds raised will go toward all Hawaii Agricultural Foundation programs including Veggie U, Where Would We Be Without Seeds, AquaPono Aquaponics, Kids Cooking Local and In The Fields
  • Free Aloha-mojis are still available in the App Store

Find the full list of all 262 participating restaurants under the food pics. Meanwhile, here’s a peek at Localicious dishes:

Alan Wong’s Honolulu

1857 S. King Street, McCully, Oahu

Ginger Crusted Onaga, Long Tail Red Snapper

Photo Courtesy Alan Wong's Honolulu.


2255 Kuhio Avenue, Waikiki, Oahu

J. Ludovico Farm Roasted Chicken Breast

Photo Courtesy Basalt.

Bevy Market

675 Auahi St., Kakaako, Oahu

Ni‘ihau Lamb sandwich

Photo Courtesy Bevy Market.

Cane & Canoe

Montage Kapalua Bay, 1 Bay Drive, Lahaina, Maui 

Seared Ahi Tuna

Photo Courtesy Cane & Canoe.

Da Kitchen Cafe

Triangle Square, 425 Koloa St., Kahului, Maui

Pan Seared Mahi Mahi

Photo Courtesy Da Kitchen Cafe.

Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi

Shops at Kukuiula, 2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka Rd., Koloa, Kauai

Fire-Grilled Prawns

Photo Courtesy Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi, Koloa.

Harbor Restaurant at Pier 38

1129 N Nimitz Highway, Iwilei, Oahu

Fresh Catch Rockefeller

Photo Courtesy Harbor Restaurant at Pier 38.


3850 Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea, Maui

Hokkaido Scallops

Photo Courtesy Humuhumunukunukuapua'a.

Mark’s Place

1610 Haleukana St., Lihue, Kauai

Smoked Makaweli Beef Brisket

Photo Courtesy Mark's Place.

MW Restaurant

1538 Kapiolani Blvd, Ala Moana, Oahu

Prix-Fixe 3-Course Lunch Menu

Photo Courtesy MW Restaurant.

Roy’s Ka‘anapali

2290 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, Maui 

Caramelized Garlic Kauai Shrimp

Photo Courtesy Roy's Ka'anapali.


Various locations,

Craft Chicken Cilantro Sandwich with Manoa lettuce on sprouted grain bread

Photo Courtesy 7-Eleven Hawaii.

Sweet Cane Café

48 Kamana St., Hilo, Hawaii Island 

Bomb Burrito

Photo Courtesy Sweet Cane Cafe. 

The Brilliant Ox

1450 Ala Moana Blvd, Ho'okipa Terrace, 3rd Floor, Ala Moana, Oahu

Okinawan Sweet Potato Croquettes

Photo Courtesy The Brilliant Ox.

The Pig & The Lady

83 N. King St., Chinatown, Oahu

Hawaiian Kanpachi Crudo

Photo Courtesy The Pig & The Lady. 

Tsukada Nojo

1731 Kalakaua Ave., McCully, Oahu

Chicken Paitan Shoyu Ramen

Photo Courtesy Tsukada Nojo.

Localicious 2018 restaurants

Hawaii Island
7-Eleven Hawaii
Annie’s Island Fresh Burgers
Big Island Brewhaus
Big Island Candies
Hawaii Calls Restaurant and Lounge
Lava Lava Beach Club Waikoloa
MAI Grille
Moon & Turtle
On The Rocks
Puako Provisions
Pueo’s Osteria
Rebel Kitchen
Roy’s Waikoloa Bar & Grill
Sundog Bread
Sweet Cane Café
The Puako General Store
Tommy Bahama – Mauna Lani
Umeke’s Fish Market Bar & Grill
Umeke’s Poke Bowls and Local Style Lunch Plate

7-Eleven Hawaii
Anuenue Café
Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi, Koloa
Gaylord’s at Kilohana
Hanalei Taro & Juice Co.
Hukilau Lanai
Japanese Grandma’s Café
Lava Lava Beach Club – Kauai
Mark’s Place
MCS Grill
Oasis On The Beach
Plantation Gardens Restaurant & Bar
Verde Restaurant

Café 565

7-Eleven Hawaii
‘AMA Bar & Grill
Auntie’s Kitchen
Black Rock Kitchen
Cane & Canoe
Da Kitchen Café
Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse
Gannon’s Wailea
Hali‘imaile General Store
Hula Grill Ka‘anapali
Humble Market Kitchin by Roy Yamaguchi
Japengo at Hyatt Regency Maui
Manoli’s Pizza Company
Morimoto Maui
Nick’s Fishmarket
Roy’s Ka‘anapali
Sarento’s on the Beach
Son’z Steakhouse
Tommy Bahama Wailea

7-Eleven Hawaii
8 Half Desserts
12th Ave Grill
Alan Wong’s Honolulu
Angelo Pietro Honolulu
Arancino at The Kahala
Arancino di Mare
Arancino on Beachwalk
Artizen by MW
Azure Restaurant
Bernini Honolulu
Bevy Market
Big City Diner
Big Island Candies
bills Hawaii
Blue Note Hawaii
Blue Tree Café
BREW’d craft pub
Brick Fire Tavern
Budnamujip Korean Restaurant
Burgers and Things
Buzz’s Original Steakhouse
Buzz’s Steakhouse
Chao Phya Thai Restaurant
Chef Mavro
Chubbies Burgers
Diamond Head Market & Grill
EAT Honolulu
Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi, Kapolei
Eating House 18949 by Roy Yamaguchi, Waikiki
Espresso Bar
Fish Hook Café
Fishcake at South Shore Market
Flour & Barley
Hank’s Haute Dogs
Harbor Restaurant at Pier 38
Hawaiian Pie Company
Herringbone Waikiki
Honolulu Beerworks
Honolulu Burger Co.
Hula Grill Waikiki
Hy’s Steak House
Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar
Island Brew Coffeehouse
Kaka‘ako Kitchen & Catering
Kani Ka Pila Grille
Koko Head Café
Kona Coffee Purveyors
La Hiki Kitchen
La Tour Café
Limon Rotisserie
Local Joe
M.A.C. 24/7 Restaurant & Bar
Maile’s Thai
Maile’s Thai Bistro
Makana Market & Deli
Mina’s Fish House
Mr. Ojisan Restaurant
Murphy’s Bar & Grill
MW Restaurant
Nico’s Pier 38
Nobu Honolulu
Noi Thai Cuisine
Outrigger Canoe Club
P.F. Chang’s
PAI Honolulu
Pieology Pizzeria
Piggy Smalls
Pint + Jigger
Pipeline Bakeshop & Creamery
Plantation Tavern
Plumeria Beach House
Poke Stop
Pono Pork LLC
Ravish Honolulu
Roy’s Beach House
Roy’s Hawaii Kai
Roy’s Ko Olina
Roy’s Waikiki
Scratch Kitchen & Meatery
Stage Restaurant
Stripsteak Waikiki – Amuse Wine Bar
Tamura’s Kitchen & Catering
Tamura’s Tavern
The Brilliant Ox
The Mermaid Bar
The Pacific Club
The Pig & The Lady
The Reef Bar & Market Grill
The Rice Place
The Row Bar by Tamura’s
The Street – A Michael Mina Social House
Tiki’s Grill & Bar
Tommy Bahama – Waikiki
Top of Waikiki
Tsukada Nojo
Up Roll Café
Via Gelato
Via Gelato – Ward
Wai‘olu Ocean Cuisine
Wolfgang’s Steakhouse
Yauatcha Waikiki