CACTUS News for July

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Closed for July 4th! This year, we will be closed for Monday, the 4th of July. We’re giving our employees a much needed mid-summer break! We will be open for regular business hours on Sunday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 5th. Please celebrate responsibly and we look forward to see you soon! Green Drinks! Wednesday, July 27, CACTUS will be …

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June Special Events at CACTUS

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Fish, Friends, Food and a Concert Under the Stars! We are excited to be a part of the Friends of the Waikiki Aquarium Concert Series “Ke Kani O Ke Kai” this year! We’ll be at the June 23rd concert featuring local artists Streetlight Cadence and HAPA!  Come explore the aquarium, enjoy some ono grinds from CACTUS and take in a concert! …

Upcoming May Events

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May 5th-7th: Cinco de Mayo, Cervecas and Celebrating 4 years! This year we are celebrating our 4th anniversary! Starting on Thursday, May 5th, Chef Thomas’s specials will include Chile Rellenos, Cordero and Churros! Of course, we’ll be feature ing drink specials and featuring Tecate and Dos XX. For the grand finale, El Mariachi Loco will serenade us all on Saturday, May …

Upcoming Events for April

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Honolulu Beer Week! …and beer tasting! April 17th through April 23rd is Beer week here in Hawaii!  CACTUS will be featuring $1.00 off regular price on all our beers to celebrate the week! We’re also bringing in Dos XX Amber, Tecate and Tecate Light! Mark your calendars for April 28th, Tiempo Mucho Gusto (Happy Hour) 3:30-5:00.  We’ll have representatives from Dos XX and …

Upcoming events for March

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Farmer’s Dinner—March 24 (Thu) Join us for our next Farmer’s Dinner featuring Doug McKanna and Wendy Gady of Oahu North Shore Farms and Poamoho Organic Produce in Haleiwa. They’re growing some amazing produce! Danny Cravahlo of Puna Greens will also be on hand to talk about his Big Island farm where we have been sourcing some of our lettuce. Moody …

Love Is In the Air

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Dia del Amor Feb 12-14: Día del Amor Weekend Join us this Valentine’s Day weekend and make your celebration of love a special one. Stop back soon for the dinner specials menu. For the Love of Local Art With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, the Hawaii Watercolor Society has been feverishly painting from the heart. The latest theme is love, of …

Upcoming December Events

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Tequila and Farmer’s Dinner December 10th We have special holiday Farmer’s Dinner planned for you!  We are bringing Karma Tequila and Hawaiian Fresh Farms together to create a memorable evening at CACTUS.  Jessica McIntosh of Karma Tequila, Tristian Reynolds of Hawaiian Fresh Farms in Haleiwa, along with guest Chef Bob McGee of Link Handcrafted Meats will be joining Chef Thomas …

Honolulu Magazine reviews CACTUS Breakfast

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Brunch at Cactus So what about a breakfast place that’s a fair distance taste-wise from the usual Kailua spots, but still happens to be in Kailua? We say: One more reason to stay Kailua Town. At Cactus Bistro, the little Latin fusion joint that surprised everyone… Read the full article.

Roasted Pineapple Jalapeno Margarita

Cactus Recipes

Try this unique recipe from Manny Hinojosa @Bacardi: 2 oz. Cazadores Blanco 1/2 oz. agave nectar 2 oz. Roasted pineapple puree ½ oz. roasted jalapeno 1 oz. lime juice or 2 oz, of good quality sweet & sour In a mixing glass add all the ingredients, ice, shake and serve over the rocks. Garnish: salt glass Garnish lime and pineapple