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Yelp Honolulu’s Passport to Kailua!



Honolulu Yelpers got a chance to take a "road trip" out to the Windward side of the island for Yelp's Passport to Kailua! Lucky guests (and their +1's) got to experience some of the best that Kailua town has to offer from a laid back kick-off party to fashion crawls there was plenty to explore in our friendly neightboring town.

We kicked things off with a CMYE party at The Grove! Yelpers and guests enjoyed bites of braised beef short ribs, warm brussels sprout salad, and prosciutto and caprese topped flatbreads. The beer, wine, and signature cocktails kept everyone smiling and mingling. They got their groove on with tunes by DJ Globerson and jumped into the Photo Ops photo booth to capture their fun filled memories!

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Next up 50 lucky Yelpers visited Oeno Winemaking to sample locally made and bottled wines. While guests sipped their reds and whites they nibbled on grapes and cheese platters, smoked salmon bites with Greek yogurt. Yeeps also enojoyed complementary burger sliders and quesadillas provided by Kailua Town Pub. 

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After all the indulgence it was time to kick our Yelp butts into gear with a workout at Egan Inoue's Fit Body Bootcamp! Yelpers were whipped into shape by trainers Kimmie & Corie. Yelpers felt the burn as they did set after set of burpies, push ups, jumping jacks, and more!

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A night of photo-hunting fun awaited our lucky Yelpers at Whole Food Kailua! Teams of Yeeps were let loose in the store Supermarket Sweeps style as they searched high and low for local products that our cunning clues led to! The winning team was presented with a Whole Food gift basket containing all the goodies they had just tracked down! Guests then enjoyed sips of Maui Pineapple sangira and Aloha Lager beer out on the lanai along with bites from Chef Alycia of Whole Foods Kailua catering. 

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Yelp's Girl's Night Out Fashion & Cocktail Crawl brought out 100 lucky ladies to experience some of the best retail therapy Kailua town has to offer! Featuring one night only BOGO deals, party bites, and cocktails these Yelpy ladies were definitely the VIPs of the night!

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The penultimate Passport to Kailua event was an intimate Chocolate & Beer tasting at Madre Chocolate! Guests sipped on six varieties of beers while tasting chocolates, got a behind the scenes look at the chocolate making process, and spent time chatting & catching up with one another!

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Wrapping up our 10 day adventure in Kailua town we channeled our inner Downtown Abbey and settled down with a nice cuppa tea. However this was not your grandma's tea party! We Yelpified things up a bit withseriously competetive BINGO games and sipped on freshly brewed pineapple-coconut black tea and a champagne-raspberry white tea. Yeeps nibbled on a sampling of sweets while begging the BINGO gods to please give them a B-9 and heckling one another after each move.

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Itching to explore Kailua town all over again? You can find links to all the 5-stars events here!

SYOY & Aloha!

Emi&Cathy

Emi H (+ Marketing Assistant Cathy T.)

Community Director

Yelp Honolulu

 

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