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Maka's Korner

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35 Mohala Street, Suite 3, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
+1 808-553-8058
07:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat 09:00 - 13:00
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A place to get local food. Mid-range priced. They have a sign about Aloha served there, but the staff isn't overly friendly & is short on the phone in taking orders. Not much room to sit inside to eat, but they have tables outside.

Thank Belyn632
Rochester, MN
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78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for breakfast. Ordered eggs , bacon and hash browns. Was served in a styrofoam box and the hash browns were patties like McDonalds would serve.

Thank BHLovesTravel
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171 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is the place. Of course it's locally owned. This is Molokai! They have a few tables, and you watch your meal being prepared, but everybody is friendly. A good call if you like rubbing elbows.

Thank KulaBob
San Diego, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

I had their teriyaki chicken and it was delicious! Auntie Teri from the bookstore recommends this restaurant as well.

Thank msgabbigar
Vancouver, Canada
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58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

A nice place for lunch with outside seating. The portions are large so come hungry. Lots of locally caught fish on the menu.

Thank ElTigre W
Vancouver, Canada
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150 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Maka's was the first restaurant that I ate at upon arrival. Now, on reflection, I think I enjoyed my best Molokai restaurant meal on Molokai. I now forget what the dish is called, but the hamburger patties that arrived on rice smothered in gravy were divine. So simple, yet so delicious. I haven't had anything like it before or since.

Thank Editrix_BC
Toronto, Canada
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107 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

In two days, we visited this place twice. Both times we ordered plate lunch. Excellent food and service. Very tasty pork and good price. Nice staff. Excellent plate lunch!

Thank Megi68
Kaunakakai, Hawaii
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

This little take out offers a big menu....but their #1 hit is their saimins. They offer anything from miso saimin to curry saimin. They also have all kinds of local plate lunches, burgers and sandwiches and also the famous Teri Chicken Salad. They have a few umbrella table outside if you want to eat there, but their food is good... More 

Casper, Wyoming
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

This was a wonderful surprise on a night we were looking for something "local." The loco moco and the saimin were delicious! Reasonable prices, too.

Thank hojoej
Waikiki, Hawaii
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

One of the best places to have local food for lunch. Many favorites are at this place such a Katsu Chicken, Saimin, or even a Veal Cutlet.

Thank Christopher G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Mohala Street, Suite 3, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Molokai  >  Kaunakakai
  • Phone Number: +1 808-553-8058

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?