2014 MDA Hawaii Chef Ronnie created - Duck Hash Baklava

Mahalo to all the Tiki's Grill & Bar Ohana that volunteered to work the event. It's great to see the staff giving back to the community. 

The MDA Hawaii - Muscular Dystrophy Association of Hawaii hosted its annual benefit tasting event under the stars at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel on Saturday. The event featured food by local restaurants, live entertainment by Mojo, door prizes and a silent auction.

Chef Ronnie created - Duck Hash Baklava with Molokai potatoes, herbs, bell peppers, demi-glace, caramelized Kula onions, carrot puree, scallion oil, micro-greens and a Kahuku corn shoots.
Photo by Melissa Chang from NonStop see event photos .

Chef Ronnie and team rocking out at HUGS event

HUGS in Hawaii stands for “Help, Understanding, and Group Support.” From their website: HUGS serves families with children up to the age of 21 who have been diagnosed with any illness or disease that could rob a child of his or her life. The organization is the only one of its kind in the state that provides programs designed to improve the quality of life for families as they deal with the emotional and financial hardships of caring for a seriously ill child. HUGS’ services are designed to strengthen families in the face of overwhelming adversity. http://www.hugslove.org/

Tiki's Grill and Bar and Chef Ronnie will be at the Hugs Gala - Hawaii News Now

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Founded in 1982, HUGS was the concept of a small group of volunteers who recognized the many challenges and stressors that families with seriously ill children face. They dedicated themselves to establishing an agency that would provide support, compassion and aloha. Since its inception, HUGS has continued to grow in family numbers and services backed by a firm commitment that no family who qualifies will ever be turned away.

HUGS is an organization dedicated to providing support and enhancing the quality of life for Hawaii ‘s seriously ill children and their families. We accept our families exactly where they are, so to speak, at their present emotional, physical or spiritual level. Our non-judgmental approach quickly establishes rapport and increases the comfort level between the families and HUGS staff. More…

When a child is diagnosed with a life threatening illness, it impacts the entire family, from husband and wife to younger and older siblings.

L’ulu,"Leeward Culinary Arts Gala" Saturday, May 4, 2013

L’ulu, Leeward Culinary Arts Gala is an opportunity to invest in educational opportunities for Hawai‘i’s culinary students. This social event of the Leeward side brings together the leaders of Hawai‘i’s Regional Cuisine in support of Leeward Community College’s Culinary Arts Program. Guests indulge their senses with the delectable cuisines of Hawai‘i’s finest chefs alongside the Culinary Arts Program’s instructors and students. Exceptional entertainment and a silent auction, complimented by an array of wines, beers, spirits, and specialty coffees and teas complete the festive atmosphere and extraordinary ambiance of dining amid the Culinary Arts Program’s new dining and kitchen facilities.

Chef Ronnie did a Hau'ula Tomato Penne Cotta dish.

At L’ulu as we continue to feature the partnerships that seek to manage our natural resources and environment in a sustainable manner and reshape the local marketplace. Thirteen restaurants will partner with farmers, ranchers, and aquaculturists to feature a locally grown or produced food product in their menu offering.  Visit the chefs as they continue to link agriculture with the restaurant industry and strive to provide diners with products that are fresh, local, and as diverse as our island themselves.  

The Restaurants                                        The Chefs 

Alan Wong’s Restaurant                    Alan Wong

Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa          Patirck Callarec, Ron Villoria

Chef Chai                                        Chai Chaowasaree

JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa       Scott Higa

Michel’s                                          Eberhard Kintscher

Nalo Farms                                      Dean Okimoto

REAL a gastropub                            Troy Terorotua

Roy’s Restaurant                              Roy Yamaguchi, Jackie Lau

Sansei and dk Steakhouse                  D.K. Kodama , Joseph “JJ” Reinhart

Side Street Inn on Da Strip                Colin Nishida

The Pearl at Leeward CC                  Ian Riseley

Tiki’s Grill & Bar                             Ronnie Nasuti

Tokkuri Tei                                     Hideaki “Santa” Miyoshi

Tiki's Booth at Boys’ Bunch April Foolish FUNdraiser for the Make a Wish Foundation

27th Annual "April Foolish" FUNraiser for Make-a-Wish Hawaii. The Boys came out to party with over a thousand of their friends at Pearl for
the huge annual Boys’ Bunch April Foolish FUNdraiser for the Make a Wish Foundation.

Chef Ronnie showed up the Tiki's Grill & Bar crew and donated time and product to help out.  The featured dish was a Wild Boar Ragout in Puff Pastry Cup.

Many of the community’s most active movers and shakers came out to socialize, drink and dance for a party that started at 5 p.m. and continued well into the night both inside Pearl and in a luxurious tent erected for the occasion that extended into the parking lot.

Mahalo to © Mark Ramelb Photography for the photo!

Video from KITV - Tantalize your food palate for a cause! - Chef Ronnie cooks up Big Island Beef Loco Moco, Foie Gras

Video from KITV - Tantalize your food palate for a cause! | This Morning - KITV Home.

Big Island Beef Loco Moco, Foie Gras

Chef Ronnie cooks up Big Island Beef Loco Moco, Foie Gras Fried Rice, Sunny Side up Quail Egg on KITV morning show.

Saturday, April 13, 2013 * 5:30 p.m.
The Royal Hawaiian
Ocean Lawn and Monarch Ballroom
Semi-Formal Attire * Black Tie Invited

Sip refreshing libations ...
Sample culinary delights ...
Shop amazing silent and live auctions ...
Strut the night away on the dance floor ...
Support a worthy cause.

Tantalize Your Palate with the Many Flavors of Hawaii ...


Tiki’s Grill & Bar Restaurant Week Menu 2012

November 12th through the 18th is a seven day celebration of the cuisine scene in Hawaii. From fine dining to fast-food, participating restaurants will feature special menu items, promotions and discounts. Diners can sample Hawaii’s newest restaurants, dine at old favorites and taste a variety of exceptional dishes now being prepared by Hawaii’s chefs using locally grown produce. Restaurant Week is a reminder that Hawaii is a culinary destination with top chefs, farm to table dining, wonderful wine and a lot more to discover and explore.


Chef Ronnie 3-Course Meal
$30 per person
First Course – Heavy Pupus include:
Crab & Boursin Cheese Luau Dip
Coconut, Custard, Three Cheeses, Corn Tortilla Chips
Truffled Garlic & Togarashi Edamame
Steamed Edamame, Pepper Spice, Beurre Blanc, Hawaiian Salt
Island Ahi Tartar Tiki Stack
Avocado, Hawaiian Chili Harrisa, Quail Egg, Crostini
Second Course – Entrée includes:
Kahalu’u Smoked Meat
Avocado Wood Smoked, Guava Jelly, Big Isle Poha Berries
Sizzling “Roll You’re Own” Lettuce Wraps
Sliced Beef Ribeye, House made Kim Chee, Maui Butter lettuce
Calamari Katsu
Panko Calamari Steak, Blue Crab & Shrimp Salsa, Lemongrass Butter, Crispy Capers
Third Course – Dessert:
Peanut Butter & Jelly Taro Bread Pudding Monte Cristo
Tempura Crisped, Smoked Bacon


To make reservtions go to: http://tikisgrill.com/restaurant-week-hawaii-2012/?context=create

Restaurant Week Hawaii is a seven day celebration of the cuisine scene in Hawaii. From fine dining to fast-food, participating restaurants will feature special menu items, promotions and discounts

Restaurant Week is a reminder that Hawaii is a culinary destination with top chefs, farm to table dining, wonderful wine and a lot more to discover and explore.

The goal of Restaurant Week Hawai`i is to realize a vision of an advanced culinary campus—the Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Diamond Head. Graduates of Hawai`i’s first four-year culinary program will go on to serve Hawai`i’s restaurant and hospitality industry and ultimately the greater community.

A portion of the proceeds from Restaurant Week Hawaii will support the Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Diamond Head.  

Hawaiian Grown TV - Restaurant Week Hawaii 2011 - Tiki's Grill & Bar Review video

Video Description

Get behind the scenes of the distinguished Tiki's Grill and Bar with Grant Kawasaki of Hawaiian Grown TV. A participant of the Restaurant Week Hawaii 2011, Tikis Grill and Bar boasts of a repertoire of artisanal creations that are exclusively showcased here. Watch the video to get an idea of what awaits you here.

Read more at http://www.ifood.tv/video/hawaiian-grown-tv-restaurant-week-hawaii-2011-tikis....99 


$7500 Donated to Aloha United Way from Tiki's Grill & Bar

Mahalo to everyone who came to Tiki’s to help us celebrate our 10th Anniversary on Wednesday October 17th! A great time was had by all as we enjoyed Chef Ronnie’s outstanding food and toasted the last ten years as well as the years ahead. Vaihi and Sonny Kapu provided the entertainment during the festivities. Tickets were sold in advance and and at the door, and with a final cash contribution from Tiki’s, $7,500 was raised for Aloha United Way! Read more here: http://tikisgrill.com/community.

The relationship between Tiki’s Grill & Bar and our community has been strong since they first opened 10 years ago and held their grand opening with Aloha United Way as its beneficiary. For the past 10 years, they’ve continued their focus on philanthropy. In honor of their 10 year anniversary, they plan to celebrate their accomplishments by again making Aloha United Way its beneficiary to this one-time celebration. Enjoy heavy pupu and drink tickets complements of Tiki’s Grill & Bar, while you relax to local Hawaiian music. Live music will include Sonny Kapu, Vaihi and Johnny Helm. Beer and Spirit vendors will also be giving out free samples. - https://www.auw.org/

Photos from 10th Anniversary party at Tiki's

Photo: 2012 Management Team! Missing from Photo is Ed Fab!
2012 Management Team! Missing from Photo is Ed Fab!
 — with Michael Tikis MillerPancho GomesBill TobinSamantha Rae Sovde andRonnie Nasuti at Tiki's Grill & Bar. Note Also Missing is Jed who joins the team on Nov 1. 

More photos can be found on our facebook pageMahalo for your kokua in celebrating with us and giving to the Aloha United Way! If you see yourself, tag yourself. We had a lot of fun and hope you did as well. If you couldn't make it check out the album and be with us in spirit. The adventure continue