Special for Mom
Mother's Day is two Sundays away. Better make those reservations. Here are some ideas. All specials are for May 14, unless noted.
45th Annual Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast:
6:30 to 11 a.m. at Benjamin Parker Elementary School. Cost is $5, $2.50 children, to benefit Kaneohe Kiwanis Club. Call Jan Lindley, 277-5338, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Purchase tickets by mail by sending check to Kiwanis Club of Kaneohe, attention Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast, P.O. Box 812, Kaneohe, HI 96744.
d.k. Steakhouse: Mother's Day weekend menu, 5 to 10 p.m. May 13 and 14, includes crab cakes, fresh oysters, beef capriccio or smoked salmon; choice of lobster bisque or caprese salad and entree choice of rack of lamb; surf and turf; sautéed mixed grill with tiger prawns, scallops and fresh fish; steamed moi; or prime rib. Cost is $55. Call 931-6280.
Hiroshi Eurasion Tapas: Brunch includes blue crab cake, beef mandoo and nalo green salad, choice of teriyaki chicken or halibut, and cheese cake napoleon. Served from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $29, $14.50 children. Dinner menu includes roasted garlic stuffed shrimp, grilled Caesar salad, seafood ravioli and chocolate napoleon. Entree choices are crispy-skin duck ($40), sautéed halibut ($38) or New York steak ($46). Call 533-4476.
Hong Kong Harbor View Seafood Restaurant: Nine-course meal includes shrimp and chicken salad, golden mushroom and seafood shark fin soup, Peking duck, lobster with black pepper and butter sauce, fish and dried scallop, egg yolk rice and mango pudding. Cost is $298 for 10, served 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 566-9989.
Hula Grill Waikiki: Breakfast served 6:30 a.m. to noon features assortment of omelets, pancakes and more. Dinner appetizers include scallop and lobster potstickers, wok-charred ahi Caesar salad for appetizers; entrees include grilled ono, sesame opah, Asian-style crab cakes, filet steak kiana and cold-water lobster tail. Prices vary. Call 923-4852.
Indigo Restaurant: Brunch served 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. features dim sum assortment, imported cheeses, lemongrass-cured salmon gravlox, omelet bar, chicken with Indigo peanut sauce, New York strip with chili black bean sauce, kalua roast pork with raspberry hoisin sauce, fresh fish, desserts, more. Cost is $30, $18 children. Call 521-2900.
Pikake Terrace: Brunch buffet includes prime rib, waffle and omelet bar, poached eggs on smoked salmon, pulehu-style chicken and more. Served 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $32.50, $16.25 children. Dinner buffet includes baked lobster tail, beef steaks, roasted peppered pork loin. Served 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Cost is $36.50, $18.25 children. Call 921-4600 or e-mail email@example.com.
Shanghai Bistro: All-you-can-eat brunch includes Peking duck, roast pork, selection of dim sum. Cost is $15.95. Served 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch and dinner special meals comprise abalone salad, scallop spring rolls, live crab, Shanghai-style tenderloin steak and fish. Cost is $50 (two-person minimum). Call 955-8668.
Frank De Lima show:
At the Ala Moana Hotel. Brunch served 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $35, $19.50 children. Dinner buffet, 5:45 to 8 p.m., costs $37, $20.50 children. Both buffets feature prime rib, salads and fruits, desserts and entertainment by De Lima. Hot entrees for brunch include fried chicken breast on risotto cakes and assorted breakfast meats. Dinner includes Creole-marinated monchong filet and roasted pork loin. Call 955-4811.
"MOMumental Mother's Day Match Game": Sista Sherry of KRTR hosts a family trivia contest, 4 p.m. at Windward Mall. Mother/child sign-ups begin at 2:45 p.m. Ten teams will play on a first-come, first-served basis. Test how well you know each other. The three teams with the most matching answers win gift cards to Ruby Tuesday. Call 235-1143.
Mother's Day Cruises: Star of Honolulu departs from Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 8. Lunch Cruise, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., features roast beef buffet lunch, champagne toast, door prizes, cultural activities and hula show. Cost is $33.88 kamaaina and military, $20.33 children. Dinner cruise, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., offers three-course crab and steak dinner, tropical beverage and "My Hawaii -- Lei of Memories" revue. Cost is $58.73, $35.39. Call 983-STAR (7827).
Na Leo Concerts: Mother's Day brunch, 10 a.m., Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. Cost is $48, $24 children. Matinee show at 3 p.m. is $27, $14 children. Call 921-4600 or visit www.ksskradio.com or www.island985.com.
Program focuses on low back pain
An exercise program for low back pain will be presented by doctors at the Windward YMCA-Kailua's "Lunch & Learn" Wellness Lecture Series from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Thursday.
Speakers will be Drs. Todd Thompson, neurosurgeon specializing in the spine, and Diane Thompson, psychiatrist with expertise in chronic pain syndromes.
The wellness lectures are provided in cooperation with Ohana Pacific Rehab Services-Kailua.
A pupu lunch will be provided. Call 261-0808 to reserve a seat.
Nurses' contributions celebrated tomorrow
Nurses International, Inc., will recognize the contributions of nurses to health care with a program from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the state Capitol tomorrow.
National Nurses Day is celebrated Saturday, opening National Nurses Week and ending May 12 on the birthday of Florence Nightingale.
Nurses International chose May Day or Lei Day in Hawaii tomorrow, with live music performed by Halawa.
Nurses Week recognizes 2.7 million licensed nurses, 700,000 licensed practical nurses, 600,000 home health aides and 1.4 million nurses' aides.