He'eia Pier General Store and Deli

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Chef Mark Noguchi of He’eia Pier General Store & Deli - Honolulu, HI

46-499 Kamehameha Hwy
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(808) 235-2192
www.heeiapier.com
Hours: Tue-Sun 7am-4pm

Outside of Kaneohe, the north side of Oahu can be a desert for good food. The long stretch of highway boasts more fishing piers and national parks than fish dishes or composed salads. But it’s at the end on one of those piers, in a ramshackle building, that He’eia Pier & General Store is changing the definition of “destination restaurant.” While it may look like the cross between a filling station and a fisherman’s bar, the food is some of the most highly regarded on the island. Former Chef Mark Noguchi (who left the deli in July 2012) laid the foundation for the classic-Hawaii, locally sourced menu, which features foraged fiddlehead ferns and pa’i’ai, among other Latin-inspired luau stews, burgers, and guava chicken.

Recommended Dishes:
  • Ho’i’o Fiddlehead Fern, Dried Cuttle Fish, Kombu, Local Bay Octopus, and Yellow Tomatoes
  • Pan-fried Papio Fish and Pickled Limu Salad

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