Menu

Ka’Ikena AM

Join us when our second module starts April 3 to April 26, 2018 (Closed March 21 & 22 and  March 26 to 29).  We will be featuring our Asian Pacific Cuisine Class.

Choice of Starters

De-Constructed Bubu Arare Crusted Ahi-Avocado Musubi, Seared Ahi Tataki and Spicy Ahi Sushi Roll
Thai Green Papaya Salad, Soy-Wasabi Aioli and Yuzu Miso Blend (Additional $1 Charge)

“Tempura Style” Crispy Soft Shell Crab and “Temaki” Hand Roll with Soft Shell Crab

Cucumber-Ogo Namasu, Avocado-Chili Aioli and Crisp Ogo
Thai Sweet Chili Drizzle and Nori Brush
(Additional $3 Charge)

Soy-Honey- Vinegar Marinated Pan Seared Tofu and Asparagus with Kabocha
Pumpkin-Potato Puree, Gingered Lomi Tomato with Sea Asparagus, Chiso
Ponzu Syrup, Green Onions, Nori Slivers and Bubu Arare

Jasmine Tea Smoked Duck Breast with Spiced Fruit Chutney, Chinese Duck

Spring Roll, Pork-Shrimp Pot Sticker with Duck Slaw

Hoisin-Tamarind Gastrique

Red and Golden Beet Salad with Goat Cheese, Frisee, Waiawa Greens and
Sumida Watercress, Pickled Radish and Quail Egg, Spiced Beet Puree,

Pickled Plum Dressing and Parmesan Crisp

Okinawan Sweet Potato Bisque with Coconut Ginger Cream, Kaffir Lime Oil,

Sweet Potato Sticks and Roasted Coconut

Entrees

Kaffir Lime-Lemon Grass Dusted “Island Catch” with Roasted Pineapple-
Mango Relish, Sauteed Garlic Garden Greens with Apple Wood Smoked
Bacon, Mushroom-Corn- Soy Bean Risotto, Spinach-Watercress Pureee

Soy Yuzu Beurre Blanc

$30

Sauteed Togarashi Spiced Atlantic Salmon with Crab Stuffing
Yuzu-Chipotle Hollandaise and Sauteed Spinach
Sweet Potato Puree and Spiced Beet Gastrique

$31

Star Anise-Ginger- Lemon Grass Brined Grilled Chicken Breast and Kauai
Shrimp with Steamed Baby Bok Choy and Pickled Tomato
Tumeric-Lemon Grass Jasmine Rice, Roasted Pineapple-Avocado Relish

Marsala-Burgundy- Mirin Syrup

$29

“Pulehu Style” Grilled NY Strip Loin Steak with Ragout of
Asparagus, Carrots, Long Beans, King Trumpet Mushrooms and Grilled Corn
Niblets, Sweet and Sour Onion Marmalade, Tomato Jam and Shiitake Bacon

Roasted Garlic-Wasabi Potato Puree
Red Wine-Kabayaki Infusion
$32

Balsamic Chiso Marinated Grilled Portabella Mushroom with Ragout of
Asparagus, Carrots, Long Beans, King Trumpet Mushrooms and Grilled Corn
Niblets, Sweet and Sour Onion Marmalade, Tomato Jam and Shiitake Bacon

Roasted Garlic-Wasabi Potato Puree
Marsala-Burgundy- Mirin Syrup

$28

Wok Seared Seafood Medley (Kauai Shrimps, Scallop, Clams, Calamari) and
Sake-Mirin Infused Breaded Mussel with Baby Bok Choy, Asparagus, and

Blistered Grape Tomato

Steamed Jasmine Rice and Spicy Black Bean Sauce

$32

Wok Fried Three Flavored Chicken Strips and Shrimps, Choi Sum, Carrots,
Shiitake Mushrooms and Bell Peppers, Steamed Jasmine Rice

$29

Dessert

A Daily Special Dessert

Featuring Chef Dan Wetter’s Intermediate Baking Class

Ka’Ikena PM

We will be taking the ideas of Leahi Concept Kitchen and bringing them home to the Ka `Ikena PM Restaurant. Our goals are to create multiple dining concepts that will eventually become the model for the highly anticipated restaurant at the Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Diamond Head.

Choice of One Starter

Ka’ikena Poke
Hand-Line Caught Ahi Tossed with Soy Ginger and Sesame Seeds.
Topped with, Ikura, Uni and Ogo, Lumpia Crisps
(Additional $3 Charge)

Pan Seared Octopus (GC)
With Blistered Ho Farm Tomatoes, Romesco, and Chimichurri Sauce

Ewa Farms Sweet Corn Tamale (GF)
Chef Ed’s Pico de Gallo with Ancho Chili and Tomatillo Cream

Kona Kampachi Crudo (GC)
Tossed with Hawaii Island Sea Asparagus, Yuzu Kosho Calamansi Citronette
(Additional $2 Charge)

Farmer’s Market Salad
Waipoli Mixed Greens, Guava Chicken, Candied Macadamia Nuts,
Cucumber, Roasted Corn, Kabocha, Ho Farm Tomatoes, Bacon, and Ewa Onion Vinaigrette

Sweet Land Farms Goat Cheese & Waipoli Mixed Greens (GC)
Garnished with, Marinated Big Island Heart of Palm, Kahuku Sea
Asparagus, Ho Farms Tomatoes, Cucumber and a Miso Vinaigrette

Entrees

Furikake Crusted Wild Caught Local Fish |$45
Market Vegetables, Ginger Lemongrass & Kaffir Lime Jasmine
Rice, and Sweet Chili Pineapple Beurre Blanc

Filet of Beef with Port Shallot Butter Crust $49
Herb Roasted Fingerling Potato, Sautéed Green Beans and
Mushrooms with a Port Wine Reduction

Seafood Laksa Curry $48
Half Kona Lobster Tail, Local Fish, Scallop, Kauai Shrimp, Farmers
Market Vegetables and Black Forbidden Hapa Rice

Ricotta Cheese and Mushroom Filled Fagottini $40
Served on a Big Island Macadamia Nut Pesto Cream Sauce,
Mushroom Medley and Sun Dried Tomato

Black Pepper Kauai Shrimp $43
Waimea Honey, Black Pepper Molasses and served with Sweet
Plantains, Pickled Vegetables, and Black Forbidden Hapa Rice

Dessert

Daily Special Dessert

Sunday Brunch

10am-2pm ◘ Adults: $48 Children (5-10) $18 ◘ Items to Rotate and Vary Weekly

Salad and Appetizer Bar

Tofu Watercress Salad
Potato Macaroni Salad
Cucumber Daikon Salad
Create Your Own Salad
Waipoli Greens, Ho Farms Tomato, Ho Farms Cucumber, Roasted Beets,
Ewa Sweet Corn, Sweet Land Farm Goat Cheese
Assorted Poke Bar~ Ahi Poke, TakoPoke, White Fish Poke, and Edamame Poke
Salmon Gravlax Bar~ Red Onions, Capers, Cream Cheese, Lemons, Dill

Main Dishes

Island Style Fried Rice
Vegetable Potato Hash
Local Roasted Vegetable
Guava Marinated Chicken
Fresh Catch of the Day
Lemongrass Shrimp
Japchae Noodles
Ricotta MochiPancake
Breakfast Meats~ Bacon, Portuguese Sausage, Pork Link Sausage
Punaluu Sweet Bread French Toast with Topping Station
Assorted Fresh Bread Station

Chef's Action Stations

Slow Roasted Beef Prime Rib – with Au Jus, Horseradish, and Chimichurri
Made to order Eggs and Omelet Station – with Assorted Fillings: Red Peppers, Onions, Mushrooms, Spinach, Tomatoes, Spam, Portuguese Sausage, Bacon, and Pork Link Sausage

Sweet Endings

Rotating Selection of Chef’s fine desserts
Fresh Fruit Platters

Alcohol Recommendations

BYOB possibilities

 

BREWS WE MAY RECOMMEND

Aloha Pale Lager                                                               6 pack                   11.99                     Hawaii

Blue Moon Belgian                                                          6/12oz                  10.99                     Belgium

Budweiser                                                                          6/12oz                  9.49                        USA

Budweiser Light                                                                6/12oz                  9.49                        USA

Corona                                                                                 6/12oz                  10.49                     Mexico

Fat Tire Amber Ale                                                           6/12oz                  12.99                     Belgium

Guinness Draught Stout                                                6/11.2oz               9.99                        Ireland

Heineken                                                                            6/12oz                  10.49                     Holland

Kona Big Wave Golden Ale                                           6/12oz                  11.99                     Hawaii

Kona Longboard Lager                                                   6/12oz                  11.99                     Hawaii

Kona Wailua Wheat Ale                                                 6/12oz                  11.99                     Hawaii

Stella Artois                                                                        6/11oz                  11.49                     Belgium

 

RECOMMENDED CABERNET GRAPES

14 Hands Cabernet Sauvignon                                    750ml                    12.99                     Columbia Valley, Washington

Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon        750ml                    32.99                     Napa, California

Chateau Montelena Cabernet 2013                          750ml                    57.99                     Napa, California

Columbia Crest Cabernet Sauvignon                        750ml                    9.99                        Horse Heaven Hills, Washington

Decoy Cabernet Sauvignon                                          750ml                    25.99                     Sonoma, California

Duckhorn Cabernet Sauvignon                                   750ml                    79.00                     Napa, California

Heitz Napa Cabernet Sauvignon                                 750ml                    59.99                     Napa, California

Hess Select Napa Cabernet Sauvignon                    750ml                    19.99                     Napa, California

Jacobs Creek Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon           750ml                    14.99                     Australia

Joel Gott 815 Cabernet Sauvignon                            750ml                    19.99                     Napa, California

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon                                         750ml                    62.00                     Alexander Valley, California

Kendall Jackson Cabernet Sauvignon                       750ml                    19.99                     Sonoma, California

Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon                         750ml                    19.99                     Sonoma, California

Rombauer Napa Cabernet Sauvignon                      750ml                    58.99                     Napa, California

Stag’s Leap Cabernet Artemis                                     750ml                    54.99                     Napa, California

 

RECOMMENDED MERLOT GRAPES

Blackstone Merlot                                                           750ml                    10.99                     Sonoma, California

Columbia Crest Merlot                                                   750ml                    9.99                        Horse Heaven Hills, Washington

Franciscan Estate Merlot                                              750ml                    24.99                     Napa, California

Robert Mondavi Napa Merlot                                     750ml                    25.99                     Napa, California

 

MORE RED GRAPES RECOMMENDATIONS

14 Hands Stampede Red Blend                                  750ml                    12.99                     Columbia Valley, Washington

Jacobs Creek Reserve Shiraz                                        750ml                    14.99                     Australia

Louis Jadot Beaujolais Villages                                    750ml                    14.99                     Burgundy, France

Mark West Pinot Noir                                                     750ml                    12.99                     California

Opus One 2013                                                                  750ml                    299.00                   Napa, California

Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet                 750ml                    12.99                     Australia

The Prisoner Red Wine                                                  750ml                    49.99                     Napa, California

 

 

 

 

CHARDONNAY GRAPE RECOMMENDATIONS

Bonterra Chardonnay                                                     750ml                    15.99                     Mendocino, California

Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay                            750ml                    12.99                     Woodenville, Washington

Cakebread Chardonnay                                                 750ml                    46.99                     Napa, California

Chalk Hill Estate Chardonnay                                      750ml                    39.99                     Sonoma, California

Kendall Jackson Avant Chardonnay                          750ml                    15.99                     Sonoma, California

Kendall Jackson Chardonnay                                       750ml                    31.98                     Sonoma, California

La Crema Chardonnay                                                    750ml                    22.99                     Sonoma, California

Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay                                        750ml                    30.99                     Sonoma, California

Stag’s Leap Chardonnay                                                750ml                    24.99                     Napa, California

 

MORE WHITES

Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling                                     750ml                    10.99                     Woodenville, Washington

Matanzas Creek Sauvignon Blanc                               750ml                    21.99                     Sonoma, California

Matua Valley Sauvignon Blanc                                    750ml                    12.99                     New Zealand

 

THE ZINFANDELS

7 Deadly Zins                                                                      750ml                    17.99                     Lodi, California

Beringer White Zinfandel                                              750ml                    7.99                        Napa, California

Ravenswood VB Zinfandel                                            750ml                    11.99                     California

Sutter Home White Zinfandel                                     750ml                    5.99                        Napa, California

 

 

 

 

LOCAL SELECTIONS

Maui Blanc                                                                          750ml                    12.99                     Maui, Hawaii

Maui Splash                                                                        750ml                    12.99                     Maui, Hawaii

Mele Ulupalakua Red                                                     750ml                    31.98                     Maui, Hawaii

 

SPARKLING & CHAMPAGNE RECOMMENDATIONS

Domaine Chandon Brut                                                 750ml                    51.98                     Napa, California

Korbel Brut                                                                         750ml                    14.99                     Sonoma, California

La Marca Proseccoo                                                        750ml                    17.99                     Italy

Moet & Chandon Rose                                                   750ml                    76.00                     France

Roederer Estate Brut                                                      750ml                    28.99                     Anderson Valley, California

Tattinger Brut La Francaise                                          750ml                    49.99                     Champagne, France

Tattinger Comtes De Champagne 2005                    750ml                    169.00                   Champagne, France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beverages

Kona Coffee, Hot Tea, Iced Tea