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October 2018
35th Annual Hale ‘Aina Award Winners: The Best Restaurants in Hawai‘i – Honolulu Magazine – Best Hawaiian Restaurant

September 2018
3 Oahu Restaurants with truly authentic Hawaiian food – San Jose Mercury News
25 Best things to do in Honolulu, Oahu – Vacationidea – Dream Vacation Magazine – “Best of the Web” for 9 years – Forbes Magazine

August 2018
Go aloha-licious on Oahu – Toronto Sun

July 2018
No Beds at the Highway Inn, but Plenty of Ono Grinds – Hawaii Business Magazine
My Honolulu Restaurant Recommendations – Stripes Okinawa
Hawaii restaurants to take part in Joy of Sake event at the convention center – Pacific Business News

June 2018
Highway Inn wins Star Advertiser’s Hawaii’s Best for Hawaiian Food – People’s Choice
Hawaii’s Best Awards Picture & Mahalo
Eat Poi like a Pro at Highway Inn – Thrillist:: 28 Actually Cool things to do in Honolulu

February 2018
7 Brunch Dishes to stuff in your face right now – Honolulu Magazine

January 2018
Auli`i Cravalho’s (Disney’s Princess Moana) Island Favorites: Part 2 – Hana Hou, Hawaiian Air’s Inflight Magazine

December 2017
Come try our Poi Pancakes: 12 Local Dishes That Showcase the Versatility of Kalo – Honolulu Magazine

October 2017
Our Kaka’ako Connecting People and Place – Hawaii Business Magazine
6 places that are making Kaka’ako the new foodie destination for locals
Tabi Salad in Hawaii 2017:Oahu
Tabi Eats – Highway Inn Awesome Hawaiian Food – Video Review

September 2017
For Honolulu Neighborhood. A return to residential roots – Travel Weekly – Sept 14, 2017
‘Moana’ star’s move from Hawaii to NYC a ‘whirlwind’ – but worth it – Hawaii News Now Sept 15, 2017 (Auli’i Cravalho – Highway Inn Customer)

August 2017
Hello Hawaii – The Philippine Star

July 2017
Come to Honolulu for its beaches, stay for the shopping (& our Hawaiian food ;)) Philippine Daily Inquirer

May 2017
Highway Inn featured on popular Taiwanese TV show (1:57-9:57)
Highway Inn wins the State of Hawaii’s Best Kalua Pig Sandwich Competition, sponsored by USA Today’s ’10Best

March 2017
USA Today’s Top Ten Luau and Hawaiian Restaurants Across Oahu

January 2017
Readers Digest – The Other Honolulu

September 2016
12 Must Have Cheap Eats in Honolulu, Hawaii – Eater Magazine
R Magazine Executive Spotlight: Highway Inn COO, on Tackling Tough Employee Scheduling Issues

August 2016
A Tip on Tipping – Honolulu Star Advertiser August 7th, 2016
Hawaii’s Tipping Point – Hawaii Hospitality July – August 2016

July 2016
Honolulu Magazine – 50 Gourmet Comfort Food Dishes in Hawai’i That’ll Warm Your Heart and Soul

June 2016
Family has kept Hawaiian restaurants going strong for 70 years

May 2016
Authentic Hawaiian Cuisine – Alaska Airlines Inflight Magazine

April 2016
Where to go in Honolulu, according to a local

March 2016
Japan Airlines In-flight Magazine Article – Hawaiian Food – Page 32-34

February 2016
Highway Inn Kaka’ako – Downtown Oasis – Star Advertiser Pau Hana Patrol

January 2016
Highway Inn part of Bishop Museum’s new operating model

December 2015
Highway Inn part of Bishop Museum’s Transformation
Highway Inn in the Hawaiist Web Magazine

November 2015
Real Jobs Hawaii Promotional Video: Highway Inn
Forget the Tasteless Poi – Head to Ala Moana Blvd to Highway Inn for Hawaiian Food

October 2015
Hawaiian Food For Your Soul
You’d be crazy to miss Oahu’s Best Loco Mocos
Take a Bite: Moco Monday at Highway Inn
Rave Reviews: Morimoto’s Waikiki, My Cafe, Highway Inn
Highway Inn: A family run restaurant serving Hawaiian Food

September 2015
Highway Inn and Real Jobs Hawaii – the Hidden Moco Menu on Frolic
Highway Inn integral to refresh at Bishop Museum, Honolulu
Highway Inn opens third location at Bishop Museum, Honolulu
Highway Inn participates at the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival’s Urban Lu’au
Highway Inn wins Hale ‘Aina Award for best Hawaiian Food Restaurant & Best Place to take Visitors

August 2015
Highway Inn in British Airways Highlife Inflight Magazine
Highway Inn in New Zealand Herald – Eat like a Hawaiian

January 2015
Highway Inn on KITV Morning News launching Aloha Friday Pau Hana Music – see video here
Highway Inn Waipahu featured on HGTV’s House Hunters – Waikele Episode January 26th at 10:00pm

November 2014
Highway Inn prepares special local Menu for Restaurant Week – Star Advertiser
Highway Inn takes Gold in Hawaiian Food Category at 2015 Hale `Aina Awards – Honolulu Magazine

October 2014
Bon Appétit Magazine: All the Crazy Fish You Can Catch in Hawaii—and How to Cook Them
KSBE’s Meet Our Makers Series about the businesses and people leading the transformation of Kaka’ako

September 2014
Star Advertiser Honolulu Pulse’s Coverage of the Brother Noland’s Book Launch at Highway Inn
Hawaii News Now coverage of Brother Noland’s SurvivALOHA Pa`ina, Book Launch, Concert & ‘From the Wild Food’
KITV Coverage of Bother Noland’s SurvivALOHA Pa`ina. Book Launch, Concert, CD & Pupus
Honolulu Magazine’s coverage of Brother Noland’s Pa’ina @ Highway Inn Kaka’ako

August 2014
Kaka’ako known for Street Art and good food, not its beaches – Newsday

July 2014
Highway Inn’s leading edge use of POS technology gets a call out in ZDNet @ ZDNet.com

June 2014
Feedback Letter to Honolulu Magazine – Honolulu Magazine

May 2014
The Old Way, The New Way and the Highway Inn Way – Honolulu Magazine
Highway Inn Wins Family Owned Business of the Year – 2014 – Honolulu County
Honolulu’s hot new culinary destination: Kaka’ako – USA Today Travel

April 2014
Lessons of Aloha Vol 3. Hawaiian Food – Lea Lea Magazine (in Japanese) -p 88

March 2014
The Tasty Island – Hawaii Food Blog – Great Article gives Highway Inn Kaka’ako a 5 Musubi rating

February 2014
Monica Toguchi & Highway Inn @Kaka’ako in Pacific Edge Quarterly Magazine

Tuesday December 24th, 2013
Highway Inn on Hawaii Public Radio

Friday November 29, 2013
Aloha Street – Highway Inn (In Japanese)

Monday November 18, 2013
Non-Stop Honolulu – New Kaka’ako Location

Wednesday November 6, 2013
Star Advertiser – Waipahu’s Highway Inn opens new branch in Kakaako

Monday October 21, 2013
Did This – Highway Inn Kaka’ako Preview

Friday February 15, 2013
StarAdvertiser – Highway Inn History

November 2012
Honolulu Magazine – A Step by Step Guide to Lau Lau Making
Honolulu Magazine – Hawaiian Food’s Origins

November 21, 2011:
Oiwi TV – interviews with Mural Artists
Waipahu mural unveiled next to Highway Inn restaurant
Island Images Honolulu Star Advertiser

November 2011:
Honolulu Magazine’s 2012 Hale Aina Awards

October 9, 2011:
Ilima Awards – Top Restaurants (G-L)

September 14 2011:
Kaleo: The Voice, University of Hawaii Student Magazine

June/July 2011 Vol. 14, no. 3:
Hana Hou Magazine, Bundle of Joy

November 2010:
Honolulu Magazine’s 2011 Hale Aina Awards

June 10, 2010:
Hawaii Business Magazine, Parting Shot

April 5, 2010:
KITV Food TV Show Spotlights Oahu Restaurants

April 2, 2010:
KGMB: Highway Inn to be featured on Food Network

Honolulu Magazine: Hale Aina Happenings

March 31, 2010:
KGMB: Cheap Eats

March 30, 2010:
Honolulu Magazine: Guilty Pleasures Blog

March 8, 2010:
KGMB Hawaii News Now, Job Links

November, 2009:
Honolulu Magazine’s 2010 Hale Aina Awards

October 24, 2009:
HawaiiMagazine.com

January 7, 2009:
Honolulu Star Bulletin, Beyond Lau Lau

November 14, 2008:
Pacific Business News: Hands on Family Sets Highway Inn Apart

March 2008:
Honolulu Magazine: Best Kalua Pig, Best Lau Lau and Best Family Style Caterer

December 30, 2007:
Star Bulletin: Sigall’s Books Bring Hawaii Companies to Life

December 23, 2007:
Star Bulletin

Hawaii Diner: It’s Been a Long and Windy Road for the Highway Inn

VIDEOS

Highway Inn’s Generations TV Commercial.

Highway Inn’s Combo Plate TV Commercial.

Highway Inn’s Lau Lau TV Commercial.

Highway Inn’s Ingredients TV Commercial.

Highway Inn’s 60th Anniversary TV Commercial.

Highway Inn on the Food Network.
Triple D goes Hawaiian April 2010

Highway Inn’s Traditions TV Commercial.

Monica Toguchi Long Story Short

Highway Inn’s Lu’au Leaf TV Commercial.

Real Jobs Hawaii

Compilation of two mini-documentaries

Short Waikiki Trolley Promo Video