People’s Choice Awards

Best of Hawai’i 2013

Dessert First: Roy’s of Poipu Chocolate SouffleRoySouffle

Best Accommodations: Palms Cottage on Lava Lane ~ under $90 a night!
See my Yelp review at this link.cottage1cottageLanai DSC04971 copy cottageGarden cottageRoomDSC04459lava-lanai


Best (most comfortable) Bed: Prince Kuhio Condos #231PKfront

Best Lanai View: Royal Kona ResortDSC05261 copy

Best Snorkel: Fairwinds Snorkel Cruise and BBQ to Kealakekua BayCynProfile

Best Breakfast: Basik AcaibasikAcaiBowls

Best Prepared Fish: Huggo’s for Grilled Hawaiian Caught Mahi Mahi~ Kabocha Pumpkin Risotto, Local Garden Beans, Herb Sauce with Balsamic “Caviar.”mahi

Best Dinner Experience: Roy’s Poipu Bar & Grill

Roy's Canoe for Two Pupu Platter

Roy’s Canoe for Two Pupu Platter: Left to Right: Mongolian Ribs, Ocean Moon Ravioli, Wild Boar Lumpia, Korean Kalbi Beef Gyoza, Seared Shrimp Sticks

Best BBQ: Roy’s Poipu Bar & Grill for Roy’s Charred Szechwan Style Mongolian Pork Ribs

Da Best Shave Ice in Paradise: Scandanavian Shave Iceshave ice

Best Coastline: Na’PaliDSC05927 copy

Best Affordable Dining: Koloa Fish Market Plate Lunch

Best Luau Food: Koloa Fish Market

Best Variety of Poke: Koloa Fish Market

Best Poke: Hilo Bay Cafe

Best Salad: Roy’s Poipu Bar & Grill for Grilled Local Baby Romaine Salad: Blue Crab, Wasabi Parmesan Dressing, Tobiko, Cherry Tomatoes

Roy's Grilled Baby Romaine Salad

Roy’s Grilled Baby Romaine Salad with Blue Crab and Tobiko

Best Raw Fish: Hamachi sashimi with ginger and Chicken Katsu at Taste of Hawaii 2013 from Nanea Restaurant and Bar at the Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas

Most Aloha: Big Island

Place visited most likely to live: Puna CoastPuna4525 copy


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