Shave Ice and Afternoon Tea on the Agenda

Sunday, March 27, 2011 6comments No tags Permalink 0

Waioli Tea Room (Honolulu, Hawai’i)

It’s decided! Hawai’i in the summer and Southern China for a family vacation. In Hawai’i, I am most looking forward to:

1. Shave Ice on a daily basis.

2. Afternoon Tea, all the time! The photo at top is Waioli Tea Room in Manoa, and this photo is from Moana Surfrider. Beautiful right? Afternoon tea in Hawai’i always feels so magical. Both photos were taken a few years ago – can’t wait to revisit these tea spots as well as other favourites: the Halekulani, Tea at 1024 and Kahala Hotel. A Cup of Tea opened in Kailua a few years ago…has anyone gone there yet?

Happy Sunday :)

  • Cafe Pasadena
    March 27, 2011

    I've been thinking about Shaved Ice today. Now this! Think I'll have some today…just gotta decide where.

  • anonymous
    March 27, 2011

    Haven't been to A Cup of Tea; have been to most of the others – very enjoyable!

  • K and S
    March 28, 2011

    ooh fun, keep me posted, maybe we can meet up this summer :)

  • Kathy YL Chan
    March 28, 2011

    Hi Mike! Lucky you!! Shave ice is very rare in NYC, heheh :)Hi Soos! I'm really curious about A Cup of Tea…actually found out about it because I tried to buy that domain name, haha :)Hi Kat! Oooh yes! I don't have the exact dates set yet, but will let you know once I do. Hope to meet you in real life soon :)

  • anonymous
    March 29, 2011

    FYI's Tea Cup -the upper west side at 102 West 73rd street

  • Deb in Hawaii
    March 29, 2011

    A Cup of Tea is tucked away in a building on a side street in Kailua so it doesn't have the same outdoor ambiance and view as the hotels, but the food and tea selection are good and the service friendly. Their sorbet at the end is always my favorite part–the flavor changes but it is always yummy. ;-)

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