They Like Us!

November, 2011
Our Kalapawai Cafe won Third Place in the 2012 Honolulu Magazine Hale ĽAina Awards for the Best Neighborhood Restaurant! View the entire list of award winners here


November, 2010
Kalapawai Cafe is the First Place winner of the Best Neighborhood Restaurant in the Honolulu Magazine Hale  ĽAina Awards. You can view the award here on the Honolulu Magazine website.


April, 2009
A very cute article about our boss in the Honolulu Magazine “Kailua Edition”


October, 2008
Kalapawai Cafe – Winner 2008 “Critic’s Choice Ilima Award”


March, 2008
We were recently written up by Wanda Adams of the Honolulu Advertiser:
“Culinary treasures nestled in the heart of Kailua…Kalapawai Cafe makes divine fare in a warm, Euro-bistro atmosphere.”


June 2006
We were recently written up along with some of our other local coffee shops in the TGIF section of the Honolulu Advertiser:
“This is an old-style general store, and while the only seats are outdoors, the beach is right in back. Loyal patrons from Kailua and Lanikai show up every morning to choose from six types of coffee brewed each day. Kalapawai is the perfect place to grab a solid latte after a sunrise walk.”


January, 2006
We were recently written up in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. “Family market is one-stop shop…The Dymonds built Kalapawai Market into a gathering place.”