Call 1.866.475.2567

Search form


Savor Sea to Table Cuisine at Pa'akai

Watch The Paakai Video

Pa‘akai – or “sea salt” in the Hawaiian language, reflects Hawaii’s numerous seaside salt beds and features sea-to-table cuisine.  Pa‘akai’s menu highlights the best in fresh local fish, Onaga; a long-tailed red snapper, Moi; “The fish of Kings” also known as Pacific Threadfin, sea asparagus, seaweed and Hawaiian sea salt. Proud recipient of the TripAdvisor Excellence Award 2015 and OpenTable's Diner Choice Award 2017!

A Fresh Twist on Locally Sourced Dining

Signature dishes include the pan-seared kampachi with roasted butternut squash, grilled crimini mushrooms and an apple daikon vinaigrette; as well as the Inamona–crusted scallops with avocado puree, Kahuku corn and pipikaula relish with macadamia nut chili oil. The Hawaii restaurant also features a full bar with signature cocktails and an array of appetizers, including selections from a seafood “treasure chest.” Pa‘akai has a contemporary, ocean-inspired ambiance of cool blues and natural fixtures, flexible seating for 110 guests, and an area for nightly live entertainment from renowned local artists.

Dinner is served Tuesday- Saturday from 5:30p to 10p.
Attire is casual resort wear. Reservations are highly recommended.



Joe Rose – Executive Chef at Turtle Bay Resort

Chef Rose has honed his skills at many luxury hotels and restaurants thoughout his culinary career, spanning 5 Star, 5 Diamond, and 1 Michelin Star establishments. A Chicago native, Chef came to Hawaii to lend his talents to Hyatt Regency Waikiki before joining Turtle Bay Resort as the Executive Chef.

Special Dining Events at Pa'akai