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This place offers a unique style of cuisine, blending local and Asian ingredients and styles to create something new. Entrées feature duck, pork rib chops and an ever-changing selection of fresh fish.The Kobe beef sliders served with duck fat fries are the perfect start to any meal. Specialty cocktails, such as the "jalapeño kumquat mojito," draw many locals during the social hour. Owner and executive chef Troy Guard grew up in Hawaii grilling fish with his father, gained culinary experience at the La Costa Resort in San Diego and returned to Hawaii to apprentice under famed chef Roy Yamaguchi. This professional relationship led to positions in Asia and New York. These experiences culminated in chef Guard's extensive knowledge of preparing fish and Asian cuisine.