Last minute Christmas dinner suggestions in Hawaii


Christmas is coming in hot like a yule log rolling down Haleakala.

If you haven’t made dinner plans yet then check out this list of restaurants that are still taking reservations.

As far as your last-minute Christmas shopping though, you’re on your own.

Hawaii Island

Rays on the Bay

Enjoy a prix fixe Christmas dinner while overlooking Keauhou Bay with Volcano Choy, Jr. and his band serenading your evening with jazz music. 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., $75 person, $35 additional for wine pairing, 78-128 Ehukai St., Kailua-Kona,


Black Rock Kitchen

The Christmas Day Dinner Buffet features a herb-crusted prime rib carving station, stemed mahimahi, baked ham, and roasted turkey. 4 to 9 p.m., $59 per adult, $29 keiki 6 to 12 years old, 2605 Kaanapali Pkwy., Lahaina,


House Without a Key

This restaurant, located in the Halekulani Hotel, has an amazing view of Waikiki and is offering a a three-course Christmas lunch and dinner. 5 to 9 p.m., $55 per person, 2199 Kalia Rd., Honolulu, (808) 923-2311,


Ilima Terrace

This restaurant in the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa is combining Christmas lunch and dinner with a six-hour long buffet. 12 to 6 p.m., $65 per adult, $30 for keiki 6 to 12 years old, 1571 Poipu Rd., Koloa, (808) 742-1234,

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