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Harfy Sep 24th, 2008 09:01 AM

Kauai - need restaurant location for 60-70 people with great food and wine!
 
Hi guys

Any suggestions on where to have a party (preferably on the water) to accommodate 60-70 people in Kauai? I tried the beach house restaurant but the prices were ridiculous! We're looking for a restaurant with great food and wine, and the ability to play an iPod...

Any ideas???

Thanks!

karameli Sep 24th, 2008 09:28 AM

Did a quick google search and found this, might be worth looking into:

http://www.hukilaukauai.com/banquets.php

dusty56438 Sep 24th, 2008 04:33 PM

You can try this site:

http://www.kauaimenu.com/

On the left side menu:

Click on:

Kauai north Shore Restaurants (also East Shore & South/West Shore)

Kauai Dining Specialties
Scroll down to Wedding/Receptions


beth_fitz Sep 24th, 2008 07:35 PM

You may want to check with the Hyatt or even Duke's.

Kal Sep 26th, 2008 08:46 PM

HukiLauuuuuu...=P~

I'd say Kauai Pasta but it may not hold 60-70 people.

iamq Sep 27th, 2008 07:28 AM

Check with Mediterrean Gourmet in Haena. When we were there last year, they were having a wedding reception in a room next to the main room. There were at least 50 people there.

auntiemaria Sep 27th, 2008 09:40 AM

Aloha from Princeville...

I gotta add my 2 cents. Even though I _love_ Mediterranean Gourmet and dine their often, for a party of this size I'd urge you to call Hukilau Lanai in Kapa`a:
http://www.hukilaukauai.com/

Truly great menu and wine list, plus it's centrally located, and has ample parking for a crowd.

It's not on the water, but close -- and the food and drink will MORE than make up for the lack of nearby beach! :-D

Harfy Oct 14th, 2008 09:41 AM

Thanks heaps for your input guys! Do you have any thoughts on Gaylords restaurant at Kilohana Plantation???

auntiemaria Oct 15th, 2008 06:07 AM

Aloha from Princeville...

Big thumbs UP for Gaylord's...especially good when a big group like yours can book their private dining room, with its beautiful antique furnishings!

Kal Oct 21st, 2008 12:29 PM

AuntieM...Doesn't the same group own both Gaylord's and HukiLau?


Sherri1 Oct 21st, 2008 04:51 PM

AuntieM
Is Mema's still open?
Sherri

gyppielou Oct 21st, 2008 05:16 PM

AuntieM

Could you play me a song!!!

auntiemaria Oct 21st, 2008 06:44 PM

Gyppielou -- give me a song title or singer, and I'll play it for you on my show tomorrow! 8-)

Kal -- Hukilau got new ownership earlier this year...kept all the cooks and the great menu, too.

Sherri1 -- yes, Mema's Thai is still open.

Harfy -- let us know how the dinner party went, 'kay?

gyppielou Oct 21st, 2008 06:49 PM

Cheers to you AuntieM

play this

Mahalo........


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgMEPk6fvpg

gyppielou Oct 21st, 2008 07:24 PM

dedicate it to ocean safety and awareness from Boston

Kal Oct 21st, 2008 08:30 PM

<i>Shitake meatloaffffffff lives!!!!!</i>
Thx Auntie M!

auntiemaria Oct 22nd, 2008 07:13 AM

gyppielou:

The award-winning island musician, Del Beazley, did a great &quot;cover&quot; of this song -- so I'll play his version on my show today. It's from this CD:
http://www.mele.com/music/artist/del...got+to+choose/

And the show is broadcast online live, too -- 7-9am HST Wednesdays and Fridays -- on KKCR Kaua`i Community Radio:
http://www.kkcr.org

Tune in, if you can! 8-)

cfntmpn Oct 22nd, 2008 07:14 AM

Contact the local &quot;DMC&quot; Destination Management Company. Any hotel can give you a recommendation. They specialize in finding this sort of request for corporate meetings - they should be &quot;up&quot; on all the best on the island.

gyppielou Oct 23rd, 2008 07:17 PM

Mahalo Auntie,

Good music
Good times
Indeed!


I hope Harfy found the place for a memorable celebration!


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