Tag Archive: Takenoko

Only in Hilo: 5 Other Things to Eat at Takenoko


By Misty I. Anne’s post a few weeks ago got me thinking about Takenoko Sushi. Like Anne, if I get invited to Takenoko I move heaven and earth to be there! But, I… Continue reading

My Takenoko Sushi Addiction


As I was driving around Hilo while doing my errands, I reviewed what was coming up for the rest of the day. I smiled as I remembered that I am joining friends for… Continue reading

Sushi, Sake, and Wine with Okubo and Kadota


Master Sommelier Patrick Okubo came back to Hilo recently. Ryan from Kadota Liquor coordinated a wine pairing dinner catered by Mitsuru Igarashi from Takenoko Restaurant in Hilo. We gathered at a friend’s house… Continue reading

Family, Friends, Fitness, Food, Fun in 2016


The year is off to a great start.  As I reflect back on 2015 and think ahead about my priorities for the year 2016, a lot of words that start with the fantastic… Continue reading

Takenoko Sushi in 2017???


I went out to dinner tonight with some friends to my favorite Hilo sushi restaurant, Takenoko Sushi. Each time we go, we take a #TakenokoSidewalkUsie after the dinner. I had my favorite deluxe… Continue reading