Leon Russell at The Wainaku Executive Center in Hilo

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Lazar Bear Productions & Aloha Beer Company present Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Legend and music icon Leon Russell with three shows in Hawaii in Kahului, Honolulu, and Hilo. Leon Russell will be playing September 19, 2014 at the Wainaku Executive Center in Hilo and our very own Chef Casey Halpern will be there to cater the event!  Read More »

Food and Wine Pairing a Success

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Downtown Hiloʻs First Friday Art Walk, which happens the first Friday of every month is always a success and it always brings out people from all over Hilo! Read More »

Cafe Pesto Choosen in TravelAge West’s 10 Classic Restaurants on the Big Island

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We were thrilled to be chosen in a recent article by TravelAge West’s, 10 Classic Restaurants on Hawaii, Big Island.

The author of the article narrowed down the top 10 restaurants that were at least 15 years old and appeal to visitors and residents alike. Cafe Pesto’s two locations in Kawaihae and Hilo Bay were both mentioned! Read More »

“The Home Chef” w/ Casey Halpern: Hamakua Mushroom Poke

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Chef Casey Halpern from Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay teamed up with Hamakua Heritage Farm and filmed several video segments called “The Home Chef, which feature cooking with Hamakua mushrooms. This delicious video is on Hamakua Mushroom Poke. Read More »

Rave Review of the Miloliʻi!

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Here at Cafe Pesto, we pride ourselves on the many tasty dishes that we offer on our regular menu as well as the awesome specials that our team of chefs and sous chefs come up with.

This food blogger loved the Miloliʻi so much that he wrote an article about us called “Sandwich Island Fever (Part 3).” Read More »

51st Annual Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo | April 20-26th

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Once a year Hilo, Hawaii becomes the center of the hula universe during the week-long Merrie Monarch festival.  Featuring an internationally acclaimed hula competition, a crafts fair, an art show, hula performances, and a grand parade, it is a celebration like no other. This year’s Merrie Monarch Festival starts on April 20 with a hoʻolauleʻa (celebration) at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.

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“The Home Chef” w/ Casey Halpern: Hamakua Mushroom Pasta

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Chef Casey Halpern from Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay teamed up with Hamakua Heritage Farm and filmed several video segments called “The Home Chef,” which feature cooking with Hamakua mushrooms. This delicious video is on Hamakua Mushrooms Pasta. Read More »

“The Home Chef” w/ Casey Halpern: Mushroom Pizza

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Cafe Pesto LOVES cooking with Hamakua mushrooms from the Hamakua Heritage Farm in Laupāhoehoe, Hawaii.

Chef Casey Halpern from Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay teamed up with Hamakua Heritage Farm and filmed several video segments called “The Home Chef.” In these videos Chef Casey cooks delicious dishes with Hamakua mushrooms that viewers can easily make right at home!   Read More »

Valentine’s Day Weekend at Hilo Bay

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Cafe Pesto Hilo Bay is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a romantic weekend of L-O-V-E and of course some delicious food!

Wow you’re loved ones with the “Cuddling Colossal Shrimp and Pacific Lobster.”  Treat yourself to the “Slow and Succulent Beef Tenderloin” or just go straight to the “Sinful Pleasures!”

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Chinese New Year Festival 2014

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Happy Chinese New Year – 中国新年快乐
Cafe Pesto loves a downtown Hilo celebration! This Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 10 am to 3 pm is the 12th Annual Hilo Chinese New Year Festival at Kalakaua Park. Read More »