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Auntie’s Kitchen celebrates ‘The 12 Days of Pau Hana’

By Staff | Dec 21, 2017

Special holiday dishes at Auntie’s Kitchen include Rockin’ Around the Musubi — a tree-like tower of mini Spam musubis garnished with dynamite sauce, tobiko and green onions.

KAANAPALI – This holiday season, kick back, relax and enjoy time with friends and family at Auntie’s Kitchen located at The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas.

From now through Dec. 25, Auntie’s Kitchen is hosting “The 12 Days of Pau Hana,” in which a different dish and beer or holiday cocktail pairing will be served for just $12 from 4 to 9 p.m., in addition to its regular menu.

“Auntie’s Kitchen is all about local comfort food and enjoying a time well spent with good company,” said Brandon Maeda, director of food and beverage at the resort.

“The holidays are always a busy time, and what better way to celebrate the end of a long day, whether hard at work or entertaining family and friends, than to get together and talk story at pau hana time with a delicious appetizer or dish in one hand and a satisfying beverage in the other at an unbeatable price.”

Auntie’s Kitchen highlights the melting pot of flavors and cuisine that make up Hawaii’s local culinary culture.

“The 12 Days of Pau Hana” will feature spirited versions of classic island dishes, such as Festive Day After Fried Rice made with roast turkey, prime rib, roasted veggies, cranberry sauce and a deviled egg; and Rockin’ Around the Musubi, a tree-like tower of mini Spam musubis garnished with dynamite sauce, tobiko and green onions.

More traditional plates include chicken katsu, sashimi bowl, dry mein with pork char siu, and more. Holiday cocktails include the Mistletoe Mule, Eggnog Mai Tai and locally brewed draft beers.

Auntie’s Kitchen is open daily from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., with breakfast served until 10:30 a.m. and happy hour offered daily from 3 to 5 p.m. (excluding holidays and special events).

The soothing sounds of live music can be enjoyed Monday and Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. (schedule subject to change).

Self-parking is complimentary. For more information, or to make a reservation, visit westinkaanapali.com/dining.