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D.K. Kodama

dk Restaurants
500 ala Moana Blvd., #6D1
Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone: (808) 532-6286


Keep it simple!

– Dave

We own and operate 7 restaurants – 2 Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar locations on Maui, 1 in Waikiki, 1 in Waikoloa on Hawai‘i Island; d.k Steak House in Waikiki, VINO Italian Tapas & Wine Bar and Hiroshi Eurasion Tapas, both in Honolulu and we are opening a new restaurant/concept – Cane & Taro – on Maui.
Our specialities are: New Wave Sushi, Contemporary Japanese specialties, STEAK!
3 words that describe our company: Family. Food. Fun.
To me, living with style means: Living in comfortable surroundings both outside and in

Chef/Owner Dave “D.K.” Kodama

It’s been a dozen years since this “local boy” from ‘Aiea, O’ahu, opened his first Sansei... {read more}



Q & A

What does “Sansei” mean?
It means “third-generation Japanese in Hawai‘i” and that’s what I am.
What does D.K. stand for?
“Don’t Know” (ha!)
Who are your three biggest culinary influences?
My mom, my grandma, and Nobu.
What’s your favorite food?
Steak (and foie gras)!

New & Exciting!

Look for our new restaurant, The Counter, opening in Kahala Mall in February!


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