Who’s coming: Eat the Street Day of the Dead

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Several new vendors will join the mix at this Friday’s Eat the Street, which will be a Latin-themed food fest in honor of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). The newcomers include Bentos, Mochi and Delectables, with its mochi truffles and “Chubby Fudgy Bowls,” and Kohnotori, well-known for the yakitori it serves at its University-area eatery. Luibueno’s, a Haleiwa restaurant, will also bring its homemade Latin and Mexican cuisine to Kaka’ako for the festivities.

When: Friday, Oct. 26, from 4-9 p.m.
Where: 555 South St. in Kaka’ako (at Halekauwila, kitty-corner from Restaurant Row)
Admission: Free
Parking: On-site and street parking

Here’s the lineup:


Aloha Pops

Contact: 808-286-4699; @AlohaTricycle (Twitter); alohatricycle.com

On the menu: Flavors: key lime paleta, mojito paleta, La Cucaracha coconut

Malama Card discount: Buy two Aloha Pops, get the third for a $1


Baja Style Mexican Food

Contact: 808-291-2096; @bajastylehi (Twitter)

On the menu:TBD

Malama Card discount: TBD


Bentos, Mochi and Delectables

Contact: bentosmd.webstarts.com; Bentos, Mochi and Delectables on Facebook

On the menu: Mochi Truffles; Waialua Dark Chocolate Truffle; White Chocolate Burnt Creme; Waialua Dark Chocolate Caramel;
Marshmahalos; Salted Caramel; Coffee Caramel Crunch; Royal Chocolate Mousse; Guajillo Pepper Dark Chocolate/ Maui Vanilla Bean S’mores; Maui Vanilla Bean S’mores; Chubby Fudgy Bowl; Chubby Fudgy Bowl with Guajillo Pepper Chocolate Sauce

Malama Card discount: Spend $10, get a free bottled water


Beyond Burgers

Contact: beyondburgers@gmail.com; Beyond Burgers Honolulu on Facebook

On the menu: Torta De Milanesa (Mexican-style steak sandwich); bacon-wrapped hot dog; “Choose Your Own Cheese” Burger; homemade iced tea; homemade fruit-infused lemonade (strawberry or watermelon); Arnold Palmer drink
– (1/2 tea, 1/2 lemonade

Malama Card discount: $1 off drink; limit two per customer


Cake Works

Contact: 808-946-4333; 2820 S. King St.; cakeworkshi.com

On the menu: Macarons (red velvet, strawberry guava, Waialua chocolate, coconut/pineapple, caramel, black licorice, Reeses Pieces, caramel apple, candy corn)

Malama Card discount: Specialty bacon macaron for $2


Cheeseburger in Paradise

Contact: cheeseburgerland.com

On the menu: Mexi Burger; Chorizo Mac-n-Chz; Chorizo Jalapeno Poppers; Cheeseburger; deep-fried Snickers with bacon; onion rings; sweet potato fries; french fries

Malama Card discount: $1 off an entree with purchase


Elena’s Home of Finest Filipino Foods

Contact: Elena’s Restaurant in Waipahu 808-676-8005; www.ElenasRestaurant.com; @ElenasFilipino (Twitter), www.facebook.com/ElenasRestaurant

What’s on the menu: Menudo (Filipino-style braised pork stew with raisins, carrots and garbanzo beans); Lechon Special (crispy roast pork with tomato and onions); Pork Adobo Fried Rice Omelet (Eat The Street #1 dish)

Malama Card discount: Free soda with purchase




On the menu:Tacos al pastor (kiawe-smoked pork sliced in a taco with cilantro, onion relish, with a jalapeno cream fresh drizzle); Calabaza en Tacha (sweet and spiced pumpkin) served as a dessert; pulled pork sliders and tacos with Asian slaw; K-Pop tacos with Asian slaw; Chamorro tacos with chicken keleguan and Asian slaw. All plates served with red rice and salad

Malama Card discount: $1 off all bottled sauces (Finadene and Ewa onion dressing)


Hawaiian Waffledog Company

Contact: hawaiianwaffledogcompany.com

On the menu: Waffledog smothered in kiawe-smoked pork wico pico de gallo; Waffledog with habanero pepper sauce; Original Crispy Waffledog

Malama Card discount: Buy four Waffledogs, get a free water


Hawaii’s Fried Musubi

Contact: 808-391-3835; @friedmusubiHI (Twitter), Hawaii’s Fried Musubi on Facebook

On the menu: Fried Spicy Bomb Musubi and Mama’s Fried Chicken Combo; Fried Hawaiian Style Ahi Musubi and Mama’s Fried Chicken Combo; Fried Classic Spam Musubi and Mama’s Fried Chicken Combo

Malama Card discount: TBD


Hula Shrimp Co.

Contact: Hulashrimp@yahoo.com

On the menu: TBD

Malama Card discount: TBD


Il Gelato

Contact: 501 Sumner St.; 808-542-9276; Il Gelato Hawaii on Facebook

On the menu: Gelato/Sorbetto (Dolce de Leche Gelato, Macaduia (Chocolate Macadamia Nut), Kona Coffee, Tahitian Vanilla,
Raspberry Sorbetto, Mango Sorbetto); Drink Specials: Affogato (Tahitian Vanilla with double shot Espresso), Root Beer Float

Malama Card discount: Buy two scoops of gelato, get the waffle cone for free


Island Sandwich Creations

Contact: 808-636-0667

On the menu: Garlic Jalapeno Chicken Roll; Spicy Volcano Shrimp; Carnitas Rolls.

Malama Card discount: Free water with purchase


Isle Creations

Contact: 808-258-9304; Isle Creations on Facebook

On the menu: Carne Asada Fries

Malama Card discount: TBD


Jawaiian Irie Jerk

Contact: 808-388-2916

On the menu: TBD

Malama Card discount: 10 percent discount with $10+ purchase


Kettle Corn Hawaii

Contact: 808-306-2444; kettlecornhawaii.com; Kettle Corn Hawaii on Facebook

On the menu: Various flavors of kettle corn

Malama Card discount: Buy two large bags, get a small bag for free


Kiawe Pizza

Contact: Kiawe Pizza on Facebook

On the menu: Wood-fired, artisan pizza made with kiawe wood: Carnitas, pollo con pesto cilantro (kiawe-smoked chicken on a caramelized onion cream sauce with cheese topped with cilantro pesto), Margherita, Pepperoni

Malama Card discount: $1 off a pizza



Contact: 2626 S. King St; 808-941-7255; Kohnotori on Facebook

On the menu: Yakitori chicken, grilled arabiki sausages, takoyaki balls

Malama Card discount: TBD


Koi Catering & Takeout

Contact: 808-845-4564; 2028 Dillingham Blvd. (formerly Pu’uwainani’s Plate Lunches)

On the menu: TBD

Malama Card discount: TBD


Kona Ice

Contact: kona-ice.com/ohana; Kona Ice Ohana on Facebook

On the menu: Special flavors include Daiquiri and Margarita

Malama Card discount: $1 off King Kona (large) shave ice


Leonard’s Malasadas

Contact: 808-737-5591; leonardshawaii.com; Leonard’s Bakery on Facebook

On the menu: Malasadas; malasada puffs; Arroz Con Leche

Malama Card discount: $1 off purchase of a dozen malasadas (original or puffs)


Liquid Pleasure

Contact: 808-780-9288 or email streetgrindz@gmail.com

On the menu: Smoothies, shakes, frappes, espresso

Malama Card discount: 50 cents off any drink on menu


Local STOP

Contact: @localstop (Twitter); Local Stop on Facebook

On the menu: TBD

Malama Card discount: TBD



Contact: 66-165 Kamehameha Highway in Haleiwa; 808-637-7717; Luibeno’s on Facebook

On the menu:Homemade Latin American, Mexican and Spanish/Basque dishes. Restaurant located in Haleiwa.

Malama Card discount: TBD


Momo Burger

Contact: 808-772-1074; momoburgerhi.com; Momo Burger on Facebook

On the menu: Gourmet burgers

Malama Card discount: TBD



Contact: 808-330-6334; 67-109 Kealohanui St. in Waialua; @nikkei330 (Twitter)

On the menu: Arroz con Pollo (rice with garlic, red onion, red bell peppers, carrots, peas, string beans, corn, aji amarillo, cilantro and drum stick chicken, slowly cooked in stout beer and served with a side salad); baked empanadas with meat, sausage or chicken; fish or shrimp ceviche.

Malama Card discount: TBD



Contact: 808-354-2949; www.onopops.com; @OnoPops (Twitter); OnoPops on Facebook

On the menu: Cherimoya ice cream pops

Malama Card discount:50 cents off Onopop


Otsuji Farm

Contact: 808-368.1135; otsujifarm.com

On the menu: TBD

Malama Card discount: TBD


Paul’s Poppers

Contact: 808-351-7583; Paul’s Poppers on Facebook; paulspoppers.com

On the menu: Spicy Crab Popper; Pork, Jalapeno, Cheddar Popper; Spinach and Artichoke Popper

Malama Card discount: Buy 2 half orders for $9




On the menu: Chili; Khachapuri (meat or cheese); pirogi with cherry cream or pineapple cream

Malama Card discount: Free can of soda with purchase of a plate


Shogunai Tacos

Contact: shogunaitacos.com; @Shogunai_Tacos (Twitter); Shogunai Tacos on Facebook

On the menu: TBD

Malama Card discount: TBD


Simply Ono

Contact: 808-728-0441

On the menu: Spicy Ahi Poke (pending availability); Gandule Rice (Puerto Rican Pork Rice); Kalua Pig and Rice; Baked Macaroni & Cheese; Seafood Newburg; Warm Bread Pudding with Creamy Vanilla Sauce

Malama Card discount: Bottled Water with Purchase of Sampler Plate


Soul Patrol

Contact: 808-735-7685; pacificsoulhawaii.com; @pacificsoul (Twitter); Soul Patrol on Facebook

On the menu: TBD

Malama Card discount: TBD


Street Frites

Contact: TBD

On the menu: Frites con Queso (thick-cut french fries smothered in a spicy cheese sauce, topped with chorizo)

Malama Card discount: $1 off any fry cone



Contact: Subpreme on Facebook

On the menu: Cubano with mojo-spiced pulled pork, homemade smoked honey ham, swiss cheese, pickles, mustard and a sriracha aioli); Subpreme Steak with thinly sliced rib eye, sautéed green peppers, onions, garlic and melted provolone); Turkey Pesto BLT with homemade smoked turkey breast, maple bacon, lettuce, tomato, provolone and a homemade pesto aioli; fries. (Will be serving sandwiches as a combo with half a sandwich and french fries with the option to buy a full sandwich)

Malama Card discount: Free drink with $5 purchase


Sweet Revenge

Contact: 808.282.0234; sweetrevengehonolulu.com; Sweet Revenge Honolulu on Facebook

On the menu: TBD

Malama Card discount: TBD


Tin Hut BBQ

Contact: 808-492-8676; www.tinhut-bbq.com; Tin Hut BBQ on Facebook

On the menu:Arroz con Gandules; Cerdo Ahumado; Quesa-Diaz

Eat Local dish: Free drink with purchase


Wamos Cookies

Contact: Wamos Cookies on Facebook

On the menu: Wally Amos, founder of Famous Amos Cookies, is back with what he says is the REAL cookie recipe that made him famous

Malama Card discount: TBD



Contact: 808-454-7954

On the menu: TBD

Malama Card discount: TBD


Wow Wow Waffle

Contact: 530-638-4969; Wow Wow Waffle on Facebook; @wowwowwaffle (Twitter); www.wowwowwaffle.com

On the menu: Waffles; Portuguese Sausage, Jalapeno and Cheddar; Huli Chicken and Grade A Maple Syrup; Belgian Chocolate Torpedo and strawberries; Apple banana, macadamia nuts, real whipped cream; Single Street Waffle + powder sugar; fresh-pressed lilikoi lemonade

Malama Card discount: Free lilikoi lemonade with a $10 purchase


See our past Eat the Street coverage:

Eat the Street Keawe Pizza and Wamos Cookies
Eat the Street Spicy Fest
Eat the Street Garlic Fest
Eat the Street Tomato
Eat the Street Bacon
Eat the Street Kapolei
Eat the Street Mililani
Eat the Street It’s a Luau
Eat the Street Winterfest
Eat the Street Black Saturday
Eat the Street Dia de los Muertos
Eat the Street Eat Local
Eat the Street Mililani
Eat the Street Spicy
Eat the Street Garlic
Eat the Street Pig Out!
Eat the Street May
Eat the Street April
Eat the Street Japan
Eat the Street Kaka’ako
Eat the Street debut