Local Area Information

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La Tour Café – Just outside of the Waikiki area
specializes in gourmet soups, salads, sandwiches, flatbread pizzas, burgers, desserts and are best known for our French macarons. Our products are made using quality ingredients and artisan baking methods to offer our customers a unique and delicious dining experience.

Dixie Grill – Just outside of Pearl Harbor/Hickam
Bar-B-Que and Crab Shack

Moke’s - Kailua area
Established in 1999, Moké’s Bread & Breakfast is a family owned and operated restaurant in the heart of Kailua Town.

Agnes Bake Shop - Kailua area
Home of Hawaii’s best Malassadas

Kalapawaii Café and Deli - Kailua area
Kalapawai Cafe & Deli is a Kailua neighborhood restaurant offering fresh, seasonally-inspired meals prepared with locally-sourced, natural ingredients.

Luibueno’s Mexican and Latin Cuisine- Hale Ewa area (North of Schofield Barracks)

Opal Thai - Hale Ewa area (North of Schofield Barracks)
Opal Thai Food serves best thai food in Haleiwa. The menu has many tasty choices which may leave you puzzled! So why not let Opal (the Chef and owner) decide for you? Opal will ask you a few questions about your flavor preferences and then bring the best that suits you. This restaurant is now ranked as one of the best in Hawaii.

Matsumoto’s Shaved Ice - Hale Ewa area (North of Schofield Barracks)
The store produces over 1,000 shaved ice. Every day, locals and different people from around the world come in for a cool treat.

Dat Cajun Guy - Hale Ewa area (North of Schofield Barracks)
Award Winning Food Truck in Haleiwa, Hawaii

Maui Mikes Fire Roasted Chicken - Outside of Schofield barracks
MAUI MIKE'S® Fire-Roasted Chicken is mouth-watering eat-with-your-hands comfort food that you'll crave again and again.

Aloha Salads - Outside of Schofield barracks The first Aloha Salads opened its doors in May of 2006 in the quiet beach town of Kailua, Hawaii. From that day forward, local customers and visitors to Hawaii have lined up to enjoy the healthy offerings of locally grown Hawaiian fruits and vegetables, gourmet meats and cheeses and delectable home-made dressings. Although there have been additions to the menu since then, the staples of Aloha Salads like the Aloha Passion with Grilled Steak and the Ono Island Ahi have remained unchanged. http://www.alohasalads.com/

Beach Recommendations

Waimanalo and Kailua have the most recommended beaches. For individuals with DoD ID cards they can use Bellows Airbase (as private as a beach can get in HI). https://www.yelp.com/biz/bellows-air-force-station-waimanalo