Muslim Resource Guide

for Honolulu


MOSQUE

Muslim Association of Hawaii (MAH) & Islamic Center of Honolulu ( www.iio.org) The Muslim Association of Hawaii website contains useful information including prayer schedules and locations, mosque events, and links to news articles featuring Muslims.

1935 Aleo Place        Contact: Hakim Ouansafi

Honolulu, HI 96822         Hakim.ouansafi@gmail.com

(808) 947-6263, ext 03        (808) 478-7788

P.O. Box 11011, Honolulu, HI 96828

EWC participants requesting transport to the mosque in Manoa for the noon prayer session on Friday from the EWC should contact Mosque Transport Coordinator: Muzamil Yahia ( muzamil@hawaii.edu or (808) 797-1949)

MARKETS (listed from closest to farthest from the EWC)

Down to Earth Natural Foods & Lifestyle

2525 S. King St. Honolulu, HI 96826 (808) 947-7678

(walking distance from EWC or accessible via The Bus)  www.downtoearth.org

~ Specializes in organic produce and vegetarian/vegan products. Down to Earth also has a restaurant that serves vegetarian dishes.

India Market

2357 S. Beretania St. #A Honolulu, HI 96826 (808) 888-2277

(walking distance from EWC or accessible via the JCC Rainbow Shuttle) Mon – Sat (10 am – 8 pm), Sun (10 am – 6 pm)

Open on Veteran’s Day & Thanksgiving  www.indiamarkethawaii.com

~ India Market sells halal chicken, goat, lamb and frozen food.

Whole Foods - Kahala

4211 Waialae Ave #2000 Honolulu, HI 96816 (808)738-0820

7:00 am to 10:00 pm daily

(part of Kahala Mall and accessible by The Bus)  www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/honolulu


Don Quijote

801 Kaheka St. Honolulu, HI 96814 (808) 973-4800

(walking distance from Ala Moana Shopping Center/accessible by The Bus)  www.donquijotehawaii.com

~ Specializes in Asian food. They sometimes have halal meat.

Costco (Hawaii Kai)

333 Keahole Street

Honolulu, HI 96825 (808) 396-5538

(located in East Oahu and accessible by car or The Bus)

Mon – Fri (10 am – 8:30 pm), Sat (9:30 am – 6 pm), Sun (10 am – 6 pm)  www.costco.com

~ Costco sells their products in bulk. They sometimes have halal meat (call first). Membership is required.

HALAL FOOD RESTAURANTS (listed from closest to farthest from the EWC)

Café Maharani

2509 S. King St. Honolulu, HI 96826 (808) 951-7447

(walking distance from EWC or The Bus) Mon – Sun (5 pm – 10 pm)  www.cafemaharanihawaii.com

~ This restaurant only serves dinner. They can prepare halal dishes if ordered in advance. Delivery to EWC Lincoln Hall can also be arranged via Room Service in Paradise, Inc.,  www.941- DINE.com (Lincoln Hall’s zip code is 96822) . This is suggested for multiple orders for dinner since there is a flat $7.50 delivery fee + driver gratuity. See your welcome packet for restaurant menus.

Da Spot

2469 South King St.

Honolulu, HI 96815 (808) 941-1313

(walking distance from EWC or The Bus) Mon – Sat (11 am – 9:30 pm)

Open on Veteran’s day. Closed on Thanksgiving.

Contact: Ahmad and Ako (owners) at  Ramadanahmad13@yahoo.com or akokifuji@gmail.com 808-688-7117 (Ahmad) or 808-688-6525 (Ako)

Honolulu Magazine feature on Da Spot:  http://www.honolulumagazine.com/Honolulu-Magazine/Biting-Commentary/June-2011/Time- to-hit-Da-Spot/

~ Da Spot is owned by a Muslim man named Ahmad. The majority of their menu is halal (some chicken dishes are not). If you cater through them, you can ask for a menu with 100% halal food. Da Spot also has a Lunch Wagon on UH Campus.

Café Taj Mahal

3036 Waialae Ave

Honolulu, HI 96816 (808) 732-6496

(walking distance from EWC, Waialae Avenue Rainbow Shuttle, or The Bus) Mon – Sun (11:00 am - 2:00 pm & 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

~ This Indian restaurant serves halal lamb.

Doner Shack

79 Pauahi St Honolulu, HI 96817 (808) 286-0110

Mon – Fri (10:00 am – 3:00 pm)

~ This Middle Eastern/Mediterranean restaurant serves halal lamb.

Himalayan Kitchen

1137 11th Avenue, Suite 205 Honolulu, HI 96816

(808) 735-1122 (Owner: Suman)

(walking distance from EWC, Waialae Avenue Rainbow Shuttle, or The Bus) Tues - Fri (11:00 am – 2:00 pm)

Mon – Sun (5:00 pm – 10:00 pm)

This Indian restaurant provides halal lamb but EWC catered halal chicken from them once.

Amina Pizzeria

1694 Kalakaua Ave.

Honolulu, HI 96826 (808) 949-3540 (accessible by The Bus)

Mon – Sun: (11 am – 3 pm & 4 pm - 9:30 pm)  www.aminapizzeria.com

~ Amina Pizzeria is owned by a Muslim woman named Mina. Halal dishes include pizza, spaghetti, sandwiches, and some chicken dishes.

Kan Zaman

1028 Nuuanu Ave

Honolulu, HI 96813 (808) 554-3847 (accessible by The Bus)

Mon – Thurs (11:00 am – 9:30 pm) Fri – Sat (11:00 am – 10:30 pm)  http://kanzamanhawaii.com/

~ This Moroccan/Lebanese/Mediterranean restaurant provides halal meat if order in advance.

Leo’s Taverna

1116 Bishop St Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone number (808) 550-8443 (accessible by The Bus)

Mon- Fr (10:00 am – 5:30 pm)  http://www.leostaverna.com/

~ Assortment of halal dishes available.

Olive Tree Café

4614 Kilauea Ave

Honolulu, HI 96816 (808) 737-0303 (accessible by The Bus)

Mon – Sun (5:00 pm – 10:00 pm)

~ This Greek/Mediterranean restaurant serves halal lamb.

KOSHER FOOD RESTAURANTS

Shaloha

3133 Waialae Ave. Honolulu, Hawaii 96816 (808) 744-4222

(walking distance from EWC or Waialae Avenue Rainbow Shuttle) Mon – Fri: 10:30am – 8:30pm; Sat: 12pm – 8pm  http://www.shalohapita.com/

~ Middle eastern cuisine with a Hawaiian twist.

Downbeat Diner and Lounge

42 N. Hotel St. Honolulu, Hawaii 96817 +1 (808) 533-2328 (accessible by The Bus)

 http://downbeatdiner.com/home/

~ Serves American diner fare with vegan and vegetarian options on almost every menu item

Mary’s Mediterranean Kitchen

1151 Mapunapuna St., Ste 6 Honolulu, Hawaii 96819 +1 (808) 839-7777 (accessible by car)

 http://www.marysmedkitchen.com/

~ Traditional Meditterranean and American-based trademark dishes freshly cooked everyday.

VEGAN FOOD RESTAURANTS

Green and Vines

909 Kapiolani Blvd Unit B

Honolulu, Hawaii 96814 +1 (808) 536-9680

Mon – Sat: 11 am – 2pm, 5 pm – 9 pm  http://www.e-liciousdishes.com/

Loving Hut

1614 S. King St. Honolulu, Hawaii 96826 +1 (808) 373-6465

 http://lovinghut.us/honolulu/

~Affordable Vietnamese cuisine made vegan, part of the international chain of vegan restaurants opened by followers of Supreme Master Ching Hai.

Peace Café

2239 S. King St. Honolulu, Hawaii 96826 + 1 (808) 951-7555

Mon – Sat: 11am – 9pm, Sun: 11am – 3pm  http://www.peacecafehawaii.com/

~Vegan home cooking

Red Ginger Health Café. 

2752 Woodlawn Drive Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 +1 (808) 988-0588

redgingerhealthcafe@yahoo.com

Mon – Fri: 8 am – 4 pm, Sat: 7 am – 3pm  http://www.redgingerhealthcafe.com/

~Tasteful and healthy meals made from fresh, local ingredients

Simple Joy Vegetarian Cuisine. 

1145 S. King St.

Honolulu, Hawaii 96826 +1 (808) 591-9919

Mon – Sun: 10 am – 9 pm  info@simplejoyhawaii.com  http://simplejoyhawaii.com/

~ A family-owned 100% vegan restaurant that serves a wide variety of dishes including pastas, Vietnamese entrees and noodle soups, rice dishes with mock meats, burgers and sandwiches