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These Hawaiian foodie destinations are Eco and Ocean Friendly because they love they taste, as much as beauty, memories and history.

The Hawaiian Islands are known for beauty, memories and history.  So it’s not a suprise that in addition to incredible food, environmental organizations began distinguishing restaurants that have solid eco-friendly practices: provide reusable tableware, recycling and more.

Kalaheo Cafe on Kauai

 Opened in 1994, this restaurant is a favorite of Kalaheo locals and Kauai visitors. Its coffee drinks are a great way to start your day. Most famous for its breakfast menu and friendly vibe.

Lava Lava Beach Club on Kauai 

Located at the Kauai Shores Hotel in Kapaa, Kauai, Lava Lava Beach Club offers the island’s only “Toes in the Sand dining experience”.

Enjoy fresh fish entrees, pizzas, fish tacos, and live music daily.

Merriman’s Poipu on Kauai

Set in the elegant Old Hawaii Plantation, Chef-Owner Peter Merriman serves his version of Hawaii Regional Cuisine in Kauai’s Poipu. A pioneer in culinary “Farm to Table”, they serve only the freshest ingredients 90% of which are locally grown or caught.

Village Burger on the Big Island 

Village Burger features all pasture-raised Hawaiian beef & veal, hormone & antibiotic free, hand-created daily & cooked to order.

Village Burger in Waimea is consistently ranked among the nation’s top 10 burger stops. Chef Edwin Goto uses locally sourced ingredients throughout their menu options.

Most popular for burgers, fish and vegetarian burgers, and a pan-seared ahi salad.

The Nook on Oahu

Looking for casual?

A hidden gem in Puck’s Ally you’ll find a neighborhood favorite packed with local produce, meats and dairy.

Fish and Hog Market Cafe on the Big Island

American and Hawaiian local food in a family friendly and casual environment.

A wide variety of local fresh fish, and a menu of soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, fish & chips, fish tacos, poke bowl, classic BBQ, ribs, pork, beef brisket, pupus and home-made desserts.

Honolua Farms Kitchen on Maui

So inspiring!  This Honolua Valley restaurant sustainably grows and sells organic food.  Known for delicious and healthy smoothies, chicken curry, hamburgers, and lemonade out of their purple solar powered mobile kitchen.

Kona Brewing Company on Oahu 

Kona Brewing Company has a Sustainability Coordinator on their team. Most of their brewery’s used grain is given to a cattle rancher, and the remaining amount is used as an ingredient in their pubs’ menu such as pizza dough and breads.