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Sep 30, 2009 03:07 AM

Post Funeral Gathering in Honolulu

God bless my dad who passed peacefully yesterday. Family gathering to honor him and I need suggestion of venues of where to hold post services meal for family and guests. Thank you so very much for all your suggestions.

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  1. Sorry to hear of your loss. When my mom passed away we had a small family dinner at Asia Manoa for 30 guests, about the maximum they can accommodate around 3 round tables. They have other tables nearby, maybe for children and teens, but the 3 main tables are good for adults to gather around. The Chinese food is well prepared, reasonably priced and familiar to most local folks. Another larger Chinese restaurant is Happy Days in Kaimuki where you could host a bigger gathering. That's all that comes to mind at the moment.

    1. I am sorry to hear of your loss.

      Now, being from a New Orleans culture, the dinner should be a celebration of a life, and get the family beyond the events.

      I would think that 3660 on the Rise would be a great place to celebrate a life. Surrounded by good food, good wines and good friends, I'd think that it could fill the bill.

      As one who has lost family members and great friends this Summer, I toast your late father, as I toast our friends and family every night. To a great life!

      Again, sorry to hear of your loss,


      2 Replies
      1. re: Bill Hunt

        Bill Hunt- Thank you for your kind response. I feel like you are all family to me!

        1. re: UES Mayor

          Sorry for your loss, peacefully is a thankful way however. On our side everyone goes
          to Pah Ke's or Kin Wah probably because they are close to the Hawaiian Memorial
          Park. Depending on where you are having the service wherever is closest to that and if it's day or evening that you want the meal. Take care and cherish your memories.

      2. Loving memories of your Dad, rest in peace