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Kamehameha V Hwy, at the Hotel Molokai, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
+1 808-553-5347
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07:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:00
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Kirkland, WA
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93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the restaurant in the Hotel Molokai. The picture is the view from our table at sunset. It's a great place if you come at the right time and remember that everything runs on Molokai time. Come early for one of the ukulele and hula nights. Order something simple-the steak is juicy and smothered in onions and mushrooms. The... More 

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Thank BobbieMac421
Victoria, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time on Molokai. Very friendly people and great food all around, this place not withstanding. Admittedly they were busy but the servers seemed way in over their heads. I ordered a Hawaiian salt cocktail which was undrinkable (and I'll drink just about anything). I didn't complain, just ordered a beer instead, which I never saw. The... More 

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Thank Koabear345
GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Hula Shores, responded to this review

Aloha Koabear345, Thank you for posting a review. I have forwarded your feedback to the owner/operator of the restaurant and bar "Hale Kealoha". The hotel does not own or manage the food and beverage operation. Please know that we appreciate your comments. Mahalo Michael Drew General Manger - Hotel Molokai 808.553.5347 mdrew@hotelmolokai.com More 

Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Location is great, local entertainment on Friday from about 3:30 to sunset is a wonderful treat. The service is very friendly. No rush, you can have drinks, appetizers, or dinner and enjoy the sunset and entertainment. The food is fair. There is no dessert menu which would have been nice.

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Thank Doug D
GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Hula Shores, responded to this review

Aloha Doug D Thank you for posting a review. I have forwarded your feedback to the owner/operator of the restaurant and bar "Hale Kealoha". The hotel does not own or manage the food and beverage operation. Please know that we appreciate your comments. Mahalo Michael Drew General Manger - Hotel Molokai 808.553.5347 mdrew@hotelmolokai.com More 

Maui
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171 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

There aren't many places on Molokai serving breakfast. As far as we're concerned this the best. Most local places are mom & pops serving the same menu for lunch and dinner. Hula Shores serves the Hotel Molokai crowd with three separate menus 24/7/365. It's open-air and waterfront. Evenings they have live entertainment

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Thank KulaBob
GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Hula Shores, responded to this review

Aloha KulaBob, Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your experience in our onsite restaurant. I have passed on your comments to the owner/operation of the food and beverage operation. We appreciate your feedback. Mahalo Michael Drew General Manager - Hotel Molokai 808.553.5347 mdrew@hotelmolokai.com More 

Rock Island, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

When visiting Molokai you have to be a part of this island. Hula Shores is no different. Expect to pay more and not have your every demand met when you snap your fingers. When you relax and let Molokai over take you, you will enjoy the food, the local people and the 'Molokai Way of Life'. The food is very... More 

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Thank mimiz852
GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Hula Shores, responded to this review

Aloha mimiz852 Thank you for posting a review. I will past on your kind comments to the owner/operator of the restaurant on site at Hotel Molokai (Hale Kealoha) not Hula Shores. Mahalo once again! General Manager Michael Drew 808.553.5347 mdrew@hotelmolokai.com More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

As one reviewer mentioned, the cuisine is not anything special, but we enjoyed the prime rib dinner and the pasta dish. But then, things are pretty relaxed on Molokai, and most people do not come to the island for haute cuisine. Staff is friendly if haphazard. In my opinion, it would really improve the ambiance if the lighting were less... More 

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Thank laughingintherain
GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Hula Shores, responded to this review

Aloha laughingintherain, Thank you for posting a review. Your feedback is very important to us and we will utilize them by continuing to make every customer experience the best it can be. We hope to be of service to you in the very near future. Mahalo Michael Drew General Manager 808.553.5347 mdrew@hotelmolokai.com More 

Saratoga, California
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

We had two breakfasts and two dinners at this hotel restaurant and the food tasted no better than that at a roadside diner. The wait staff seems to be inexperienced and/or ill-trained and badly supervised. The kitchen staff seems to just cook food rather than prepare restaurant dishes. Come for the drinks and the view, but save yourself the less... More 

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Thank rmk41
GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Hula Shores, responded to this review

Aloha rmk41, Thank you for your feed back. Please know that the restaurant is not been operated by the hotel. However, I will pass on your feedback to the owner/operate of Hale Kealoha. Mahalo More 

Newport Beach, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

What a great spot for drinks & music. We loved it! They're reopening the restaurant in December the band said & then it will be even better to hang. The drinks were excellent and the music but we did need to get some food so we had to cut our stay there shorter than we would have liked. We can't... More 

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GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Hula Shores, responded to this review

Aloha Alana92660, Mahalo you for your comments. The restaurant is now open. More 

Clayton, California
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

Please disregard the rating. We did not eat here, but just wanted to let people know that we are not sure if this place is even open. We were under the impression that it was burnt down in a fire, and it has not reopened yet. I was told it has been closed for some time. We drove by and... More 

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Thank CMS775
GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Hula Shores, responded to this review

Aloha CMS775, The restaurant is now open and is serving all meals. Mahalo More 

United States
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

Didn't eat at the restaurant because it burnt down. The outdoor bar was still open. Go for the Friday night jam session. Get there early for a seat. You will see Hawaiian performers who are Not doing a "show" to entertain tourists like on the other islands. There may also be some vendors selling some nice shell jewelry and other... More 

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Thank NativeAngelena
GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Hula Shores, responded to this review

Aloha NativeAngelena, The restaurant is now open and serving all meals. Mahalo More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Hawaiian, American, International, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 16:00
Thursday
07:30 - 16:00
Friday
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kamehameha V Hwy, at the Hotel Molokai, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Molokai  >  Kaunakakai
  • Phone Number: +1 808-553-5347

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