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65-1227 Opelo Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
+1 808-885-6325
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (184 reviews)
“superfood salad” (15 reviews)
“turkey burger” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
65-1227 Opelo Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
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Reviewed March 29, 2015

Stopped by Pau after a local event, we did not understand that there was no table service. Staff dropped off menus and told us to come to the counter to order. We ordered a few small items. The food was good and the salad was...More

Thank Allison R
Reviewed March 17, 2015

Yearning for a great salad, we were treated to a few slices of artichoke and sun-dried tomato pizza to go along with a heart-healthy side salad. Add a cold beer and it was a great way to end our data-infused day.

Thank Kaulana S
Reviewed March 10, 2015

Good pizza and salad combos at lunch, with some more interesting salad options, but that's about it. It's a nice thin-crust pizza, but I've had so many better pizzas, that I just couldn't get excited about this place. The casear salad is boring; go with...More

Thank ClaireandJames
Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is our first time staying in Waimea. We tried several restarants. Some paying way too much for mediocre food. We went to Pau for dinner today based on reading TripAdvisor reviews. Nice, simple restaurant. Small menu, but Super good food! Very good value for...More

Thank M Y
Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

as local resident of Waimea, I always forget that Pau is a good place to eat! Sandwiches on Ciabatta, your choice of great side Salad...even my husband "walked out satisfied"!

Thank Sooogoodjelly
Reviewed February 21, 2015

As a part-time local I've eaten here many times and the fish with salad option is my staple. You can order salad and fish as you like it, mix and match. Mixed salad greens and fish are local ingredients–– making it even better. Aloha!

Thank peacein
Reviewed February 20, 2015

Our group of 7 stopped here for dinner 20 minutes before closing. The staff was still cheerful, friendly and helpful. We ordered a few pizzas and a salad, and were impressed with the freshness of the food. The pizzas were great. Plus, it's an affordable...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Merriment may technically be "better", but it's expensive. Pau is WAY less expensive and all local/organic. just the right portions, just the right tastes. Fast efficient service from a great service staff. HIGHLY recommended!

Thank F Y
Reviewed February 3, 2015

“Ono” means delicious in Hawaiian and Pau starts from scratch and delivers tasty salads, sandwiches, pizzas and entrees. Their herb garden is right in front and more local food comes from surrounding farms and the sea. Superfood quinoa had a good kick to the dressing....More

Thank lindahagenmiller
Reviewed January 28, 2015

We sought out this place because it was in the Hawaii Revealed book. The service was friendly and fast. The pizza wasn't all that great. Based on the book description we thought we were getting a great "super thin' crust pizza. That wasn't the case....More

Thank Robin D
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February 9, 2016|
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Response from Kmosean | Reviewed this property |
They also prepare delicious soups and salads that would provide gluten free solutions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-1227 Opelo Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8401
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-6325
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