Address: 3400 S. Jones Boulevard, #3
Status: Open noon to to 10 p.m. from Sunday to Thursday and later until 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Taking over the former Snow White Cafe, Honolulu’s Matcha Stand Maiko has expanded to the Ninth Island and debuted the Matcha Cafe Maiko in Chinatown, a fast-casual home for its vibrant green dishes, desserts, and drinks.
Creating everything in-house, including its own waffle cones, the counter-service spot features a “photo friendly corner” with props to help upgrade any social media snaps. Its custom-etched tables include artwork of arrows pointing to phone charger inputs below.
On the menu, $5.10 medium sized frappes and $4 matcha lemon teas. “Kokuto jelly” options join a large collection of floats and a stand-out choice is the $7.80 Maiko specialty parfait, made with the option of matcha or vanilla soft serve and layered with ingredients such as mochi, cake, jelly, and red bean.
A future expansion into Henderson later this year is still being promoted by the company.
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