Welcome to PAI Honolulu. We invite you to dine with us and enjoy Chef Kevin Lee’s innovative interpretations of familiar flavors.
ho‘o · pai — to excite, encourage, inspire and rouse
At PAI, we seek to excite and rouse our guests’ appetites; to encourage our staff to excel; and to inspire those around us to appreciate and savor the feeling of community that arises from dining together. We are dedicated to using in-house made components and local ingredients whenever possible.
Established in 2017 by executive chef and owner Kevin Lee, PAI Honolulu offers a refined, yet relaxed, dining experience. Located in the Harbor Court atrium, across from the iconic Aloha Tower, the restaurant is open for lunch, happy hour and dinner. Enjoy a selection of plates to share, individual entrées, or our seasonal prix fixe or chef’s tasting menus.
Lounge / Semi-private space
PAI Honolulu features a unique culinary experience at our 10-seat chef’s counter, where you will enjoy a 7+ course seasonal tasting menu, personally served by our chefs.
24-hour prior reservation required
Join us in our intimate 14-seat dining room and enjoy our Chef’s Tasting or Regular Dinner menu. We look forward to creating a memorable experience for you and your guests.
Bar + Lounge
Happy Hour, Tuesday - Saturday, 5:00pm - 6:30pm. Enjoy drinks after work at our 9-seat bar while enjoying delectable small bites + shared plates and cocktails created by our knowledgeable and skilled bartenders.
Our semi-private lounge area is available for regular dining or private parties of 8 to 12 guests.
We offer covered, outdoor seating and space for parties of up to 22 guests seated and 30+ guests cocktail-style. Enjoy Happy Hour and our regular Dinner menu!
Cancellation policy: We kindly ask for a credit card number to hold on file to secure your reservation, and ask that you cancel within 48 hours prior to your reservation time. Day-of cancellations for our Chef's Tasting will incur the full charge ($185/person, plus tax); for all other reservation types (ala carte and prix fixe) the cancellation charge is $50/person. Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to having you join us soon.
Bar and lounge reservations do not require a credit card. Please call us at 808-744-2531 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dry-Aged Beef Striploin with Shiitake Lasagna
Seasonal "Dim Sum"
Smoked Salmon Bao
Halibut with Morel Mushroom
Kolea Farms Salad
Tuesday - Saturday
5:00P - 10:00P
Happy Hour: 5:00P - 6:30P
Wednesday - Friday
11:00A - 2:00P
*Monthly wine dinners are held on the last Tuesday of each month. On these evenings, our regular and Chef’s Tasting menus are not available; a limited menu and full beverage service are available at the bar.
Entrance on Bethel St.
$3 flat rate M-F after 5pm
$3 flat rate Sat and Sun, all day!
no validation needed; cash only
Free Street parking on Merchant (right side) after 5:30pm on weekdays and all day on weekends.