Da Kine


POSTED: Wednesday, July 01, 2009

LOOK » Every Wednesday at 3 p.m., the Waikiki Aquarium hosts an activity on the lawn such as storytelling, critter encounters and creative movement sessions. For children ages 4 to 8. Free with aquarium admission.

LISTEN » The Daptone Jukebox, a collection of special podcasts from the fine indie label in love with vintage R&B and soul music, both past and present (daptonerecords.podbean.com).

DO » The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will be at the Kahala Times Super Market from 9 a.m. to noon and the Beretania Times Super Market from 1 to 4 p.m. today.


Ribs dress up holiday buffet

The Plumeria Beach House at Kahala Hotel & Resorts is offering an American buffet, with an island twist, on the Fourth of July.

The menu includes mesquite-smoked pulehu beef, guava-honey barbecue baby back ribs, grilled Kahuku corn on the cob, cheeseburgers, hot dogs and baked beans, oysters Rockefeller and apple pie ala mode.

Cost is $48. Call 739-8760 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Jamon salad tops Spanish dinner

Brasserie Du Vin focuses on “;Spanish Splendor”; for it's weekly three-course wine dinner Monday.

The meal starts off with salad of jamon, fresh strawberries, arugula, house-made ricotta cheese, paired with Cordoniu Sparkling Rose NV, Penedes. The second course is maple-marinated grilled quail with fig couscous, paired with Carchelo Monastrell 2007, Jumilla. The third course: slow-roasted prime rib with horseradish demi and Nalo Farms green salad with yellow zebra tomatoes, paired with Quinto do Crasto 2005, Douro.

Seating is at 6 p.m.; cost is $49. For reservations and menus in July, call 545-1115.

Also: Du Vin hosts weekly wine tastings, featuring six to eight wines, every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Cost is $20. Reservations required.

Wienermobile is making rounds

Here are updates for appearances:

» Friday: 1 to 5 p.m., Schofield Commissary

» Saturday: 2 to 6 p.m., Times Waimalu

» July 8: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Safeway Kaneohe; 2 to 6 p.m. Safeway Kailua

» July 11: 3 to 6 p.m., Safeway Kapolei

» July 12: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Foodland Kaneohe; 2 to 6 p.m., Foodland Kailua

» July 15: 2 to 6 p.m., Safeway Pali

» July 16: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tamura Superette; 2 to 5 p.m., Sack 'N Save Nanakuli

» July 19: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Safeway Hawaii Kai; 2 to 6 p.m., Safeway Kapahulu