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Experience the Journey of Asian Culinary Exploration and Adventure.

July 28, 2023

Ramen Guide: Navigating Broths, Toppings, and Types

A captivating journey into the history, flavors, and cultural significance of this beloved comfort food. Join us on this gastronomic adventure! 🍜✨
July 26, 2023

Wagyu 101: Everything You Need to Know About This Famous Beef

Exploring the World of Wagyu Beef: From Origins to Tantalizing Taste
July 24, 2023

The Art of DIY Bento: Tips & Tricks for Packing and Decorating

Master the art of DIY bento: A comprehensive guide for beautifully balanced meals that nourish your body and delight your taste buds | Unlock creativity, save money, and eat healthier today!
July 22, 2023

Flavorful World of Asian Restaurant Food-related Phrases

Exploring the colorful world of Asian restaurant food phrases: uncovering cultural depth & culinary delights.
July 20, 2023

Sushi Unwrapped: A Guide on How to Eat Sushi like a Pro

Sushi Unwrapped: A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering Sushi Etiquette and Exploring Different Types of Sushi
July 18, 2023

Guide to Matcha: Unveiling Different Techniques, Grades, and its Making Process.

Explaining Techniques, Grades, and Making Process for the Perfect Cup
July 10, 2023

Unveiling the Origins: A Dive into the History and Origins of Chopsticks

Exploring the Ancient Art of Chopsticks: Unveiling their History and Origins
July 9, 2023

The Artistry of Chopstick Making: Exploring the Intricate Craftsmanship Behind Their Creation

Crafting the Perfect Chopsticks: Delving into the Artistry and Detail of Their Creation
July 8, 2023

Mastering the Art of Chopstick Etiquette for Polished Dining

Perfecting the Finesse: Unveiling the Secrets of Chopstick Etiquette for Elegant Dining
July 7, 2023

Chopsticks 101: Types, Materials, and Cultural Significance

Discover the art of using chopsticks: an exploration of types, materials, and cultural significance.
July 3, 2023

Fireworks Uncovered: The Science, Creation, Safety, and Environmental Impact

Exploring the Science, Creation, Safety, and Eco-friendly Aspects of Fireworks
July 2, 2023

Fireworks: From Artistic Impressions to Global Spectacles

Sparkling Artistry to Sky-High Spectacles: Exploring the World of Fireworks
July 1, 2023

A Journey Through Time: The History and Global Impact of Fireworks

Igniting the Past, Illuminating the World: Uncover the Fascinating History and Wide-reaching Influence of Fireworks

In the Press

Where Hawaii Eats
STIX ASIA - Honolulu Noodle & Co

Honolulu Noodle & Co. is the first Taiwanese restaurant in Waikiki and has chefs from Taiwan in the kitchen. Its broth takes 48 hours to make. Try the Beef Noodle, Gyoza and Pickled Cucumbers.

Where Hawaii Eats
STIX ASIA - Gashoken

Gashoken’s famous Kobe Tonkotsu-Ramen Pork Bone Broth takes three days to make and marinates the char siu for 12 hours. Order the Egg “SHIRO” Ramen.

Where Hawaii Eats

Bringing the taste of Hong Kong to Hawaii, this café also has a location in Chinatown on Maunakea Street. Try the Seafood Laksa, Beef Brisket and Tendon Noodle Soup, Chicken Steak with Spaghetti, Stir Fry Beef Chow Fun and Shrimp Omelette with rice.

Where Hawaii Eats
STIX ASIA - Niu Wagyu

Niu Wagyu brings Chinese and Japanese hot pot together using the freshest local ingredients and Wagyu beef from Japan. Opt for the American Wagyu Striploin.

Where Hawaii Eats
STIX ASIA - Ramen Akatsuki

For an experience in authentic Asian cuisine right in the heart of Honolulu's top tourist destination, STIX Asia Food Hall is the place to be. With 17 restaurants from Japan, Taiwan, China, Korea and Singapore, you can explore a maze of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. At Ramen Akatsuki, enjoy a classic Tonkotsu-style clear broth paired with smooth handmade noodles. Come to STIX Asia and get ready for a delicious journey!

Where Hawaii Eats
STIX ASIA - Udon Yama

Udon Yama specializes in freshly prepared udon noodles that arrive with the broth served as the final step. The restaurant's claim to fame is its Pork Katsu (the price of which would need to be requested), made especially for each customer, as well as its Lemon Udon, an incredibly satisfying and refreshing dish.

KZOO Radio Hawaii

STIX ASIAは、ワイキキでオープンしたオアシスで、アジア各国美味しさを楽しめるフードホールです! 市民保護機能を持つ全米唯一の24時間日本語ラジオ局Radio KZOOもお伝えするハワイから世界中にALOHAをお届けしています!

Where Hawaii Eats
STIX ASIA - Shingen

Celebrating a decade of business in Hawaii, Shingen has become renowned for their freshly made soba noodles, exemplified in the popular Soba & Mini Tempura Bowl Set. The eatery has also created an Ube Udon dish that is well-received by the local community.

Where Hawaii Eats
STIX ASIA - Sushi Matsuri

Experience an unforgettable gastronomic journey at Sushi Matsuri, featuring a delightful combination of flavors across their set plates and sushi rolls. Using only the finest ingredients from Tokushima, Setouchi and other parts of Japan, every dish is crafted with care to bring out its true flavor. Enjoy the artistry of their hand-made sushi dishes as you relax in a comfortable atmosphere.

Where Hawaii Eats
STIX AISA - Baikohken Hawaii

Indulge yourself in the ultimate culinary experience that is Hokkaido Ramen. As presented in the famed Michelin guidebook, be taken to a captivating world of Asahikawa ramen from Sapporo city of Hokkaido. Allow your senses to be swept away by the delightful flavors and stunning craftsmanship of this amazing dish.

Where Hawaii Eats
STIX ASIA - Nana's Green Tea / Ao Gelato / Nanamusubi

Embark on a delectable adventure and join us at STIX ASIA! Experience the authentic cuisines of Japan, Taiwan, China, Korea, and Singapore all under one roof in the vibrant heart of Waikiki. From Nana's Green Tea – boasting over 80 locations throughout Japan – to heavenly AO Gelato crafted from a fusion of tantalizing tropical fruits and top-notch tea varieties to Nanamusubi crafted with the finest ingredients and organic rice that will entice your senses - there's something for every taste bud! Follow us on IG: @nanasgreenteahonolulu, @aogelato_waikiki & @nanamusubi_waikiki to explore our mouthwatering offerings.

HI Now Daily
Experience Authentic Asian Cuisine at Honolulu Noodle & Co. and Shanghai Bar

Honolulu Noodle & Co. introduces authentic Taiwanese ramen cuisine to Hawaii. Featuring a 48-hour braised bone broth, our signature beef noodles, comes with your choice of thin or wide noodles, tender beer, beef tendon and beef tripe.

Hawaii News Now
Cheap Eats Udon Yama

Guy Hagi checks out an affordable udon place in Waikiki for those looking to get that noodle fix.

QSR Magazine
Asian Food Hall STIX Asia Opens in Waikiki, Hawaii

Waikiki is back, fresher and more vibrant than ever and ready to welcome visitors back to the islands. Like the rest of the world, the pandemic rocked Waikiki as the neighborhood experienced a dramatic shift from a bustling tourist hotspot to dead-quiet and empty streets for nearly two years.

Hawaii Magazine
Stix Asia Food Hall Brings 17 New Asian Restaurants to Waikīkī

Formerly Waikīkī Yokocho, this new gourmet food hall has everything from handmade udon from Japan to Korean street food — all in one place.

Hawaii's Kitchen: Stix Asia Pt. 2

In today’s Hawaii’s kitchen, Kelly went on the road to check out some of the new spots at Stix Asia in Waikiki. Honolulu Noodle & Co. introduces authentic Taiwanese ramen cuisine to Waikiki, and the Shanghai Bar takes you back in time with a great ambience and drink menu.

Hawaii Nisumu
A Special Talk: Making An Asian Food Hall In Waikiki

A new food hall was born on the first basement floor of the Waikiki Shopping Plaza in the center of Waikiki. Its name is “STIX ASIA Waikiki”.

STIX ASIA Waikiki opens on the site of Waikiki Yokocho!

Introducing all the shops in "STIX Asia Waikiki", which was completed on the site of Waikiki Yokocho on the first basement floor of the Waikiki Shopping Plaza in the center of Waikiki! There are a total of 17 stores, including those that have already opened and those that will open in the future.

Travel Weekly
New places to eat in Waikiki

Being a major tourist destination in Hawaii, Waikiki is always reinventing itself, with hotels being renovated and rebranded or new spaces filled with exciting additions.

Poohko Hawaii
Sticks Asia opens in Waikiki!

Hawaii's newest gourmet food hall , STIX ASIA , opened February 4 in Waikiki as a cultural hub for food and education. The place is the space that used to be Waikiki Yokocho .

Sports Navigator Hawaii
Grand opening of Asian food hall STIX ASIA on the site of Waikiki Yokocho!

STIX ASIA, which had a soft opening, has finally made its grand opening.

Aloha Street
Visiting Hawaii's Newest Asian Food Hall

On February 4th (Sat), the long-awaited Asian food hall “Stix Asia ” will open on the first basement floor of Waikiki Shopping Plaza on the site of Waikiki Yokocho.

Frolic Hawaii
Stix Asia Food Hall Now Open With 13 Restaurants in Waikīkī

Waikīkī's revamped Asian food hall grand opens today with discounts and deals at select restaurants.

PBN Hawaii
New Food Hall, STIX Asia, opens in Waikiki

The new dining destination with 17 curated restaurants and eateries featuring food from Japan, Taiwan, China, Korea and Singapore celebrates its grand opening on Feb. 4.