Kenichi Pacific
Sushi & Japanese Fusion Cuisine
Keauhou Shopping Center
78-6831 Alii Dr, Ste D-125
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740
Phone: 808.322.6400

The sushi bar at Kenichi Pacific in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island Hawaii.


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Dynamite Shrimp, Kenichi's Duck Confit, and Ono Tataki.


DINNER: 5pm - 9:30pm
Happy Hour:
DAILY: 4:30-6:00pm
Reservations Recommended
Full Bar:
Sake, domestic and imported beer, and Shochu (Japanese Vodka).
Wine List:
Nice selection of wines with about eight also offered by the glass.
Sushi Bar:
Warm & inviting. Traditional Japanese Sushi.
Take Out Available
Private Party Facilities:
A semi-private room seats up to 14 guests. Two outside patios accommodate 20 and 30 guests..
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard and Visa.


avocado mac nut salad
big island grown avocado, macadamia nut, organic greens, ponzu vinaigrette
kenichi's mixed greens
organic greens, hamakua tomatoes, pineapple, ginger vinaigrette
raw and local
big island grown julienne vegetables, miso caesar dressing
tony koshiba's tuna poke salad
mixed greens, hawaiian style tuna with tony's twist
steamed vegetables
steamed vegetables & tofu in bamboo steamer with miso sesame dipping sauce
salad plus
blackened tuna, cajun style
grilled fish, white fish
grilled chicken, white meat
grilled shrimp (3 pc)
tofu crispy fry
pork and prawn dim sum
lean ground pork and shrimp
kenichi manapua
slow cooked pork belly, cilantro, miso hoisin sauce
asian bbq ribs
hoisin sauce, plum wine, soy, miso,
aspen's original recipe
miso black cod
saikyo miso cured for 72 hours, then broiled
age'dashi tofu
fried tofu, green onions, grated ginger, bonito flakes, dashi
hamachi kama
yuzu teriyaki sauce
kona sea salt roasted edamame
miso soup
traditional miso soup
with clams
with tempura crisp
Kenichi's Dynamite Shrimp  
tenderloin carpaccio
thinly sliced filet mignon, truffle ponzu
new style sashimi  (6 pc)
yellowtail, cilantro, serrano chili
lettuce wraps
grilled chicken, sauteed shrimp, leaf lettuce
thin sliced cucumber, wakame seaweed, sanbai-zu dressing
with shrimp or octopus
steamed whole beans
kona sea salt roasted edamame



world famous dynamite shrimp
kenichi baked jumbo tempura shrimp, smelt egg aioli
panko fried with green onion aioli
kenichi crab cakes
wrapped in bird nest phyllo dough, saffron pickled ginger sauce
spicy kara'age chicken
japanese style boneless fried chicken
mix vegetable tempura
onion, shiitake mushroom, sweet potato, asparagus, carrot, red bell pepper
add a shrimp
firecracker shrimp
crispy shrimp with spicy aioli sauce


nightly chefs special
chefs selection and preparation with local grown vegetables  Mkt Price
ono tataki
island fresh ono grilled rare, satsuma sweet potato mash, green
beans, local and shiitake mushrooms ponzu emulsion
kenichi duck confit
kenichi signature dish, chinese five spice duck leg, mashed potatoes,
alii mushrooms, pea tendrils, red pepper coulis, balsamic reduction
ahi pepper steak
black pepper seared ahi, truffle mash potatoes, japanese mushrooms,
tomato and spinach ragout, sweet soy reduction
risotto with kauai jumbo shrimp
jumbo kauai hawaiian prawns with fresh organic tomato and herbs
filet mignon
sauteed red onions, king oyster and shiitake mushrooms,
mashed sweet potatoes, asparagus, balsamic reduction
macadamia nut crusted lamb
australian lamb chops crusted with pan toasted macadamia nuts
over russet mashed potatoes with chinese long beans and
a sweet black vinegar gastrique
new york cut steak
grilled 10 oz steak, herb roasted potatoes, garlic sauteed squash,
crispy red onion and wasabi sour cream
seasonal seafood pasta
chefs preparation of fresh seafood with thin spaghetti
tempura udon with inari
udon noodle soup with shrimp and mix veg tempura, inari
sashimi dinner
with kaki-age, rice and miso soup, tuna, yellowtail, salmon and kona kanpachi
sushi dinner
with kaki-age, rice and miso soup


kenichi's mixed greens, organic greens, hamakua tomatoes,
pineapple and ginger vinaigrette
entree choice of ...
herb crusted chicken brown butter mash potato, green beans
topped with rosemary and herbs crusted chicken, jus miso
yaki salmon
12 grain japanese wild rice, broccoli topped with miso
cured salmon
tropical dreams green tea ice cream



yellowtail roll   tuna roll
cucumber roll   avocado roll
salmon and avocado roll    

california roll

snow crab, avocado, cucumber

hawaiian roll

yellowtail, serrano chili, pineapple

apsen roll

smoked ahi, cream cheese, kaiware sprouts

austin roll

tempura asparagus, edamame paper, smelt aioli, teriyaki sauce

rainbow roll

snow crab, avocado, cucumber, smelt aioli inside; with tuna,
yellowtail, white fish, shrimp, avocado outside

kenichi special roll

tuna, snow crab, cucumber, avocado inside: smelt roe outside

spicy tuna roll

tuna, schichimi, cucumber, avocado, smelt roe

tempura shrimp roll

tempura tiger prawn, scallion, spicy, smelt aioli, teriyaki

eel roll

eel, avocado, cucumber, teriyaki, sesame seeds

spider roll

crispy soft shell crab, spicy smelt aioli, ginger, scallion,
burdock root, shiso, cucumber, sesame seeds, teriyaki sauce

vegetable roll

cucumber, avocado, scallion, pickled daikon, pickled burdock,
kaiware sprouts, shiso

salmon skin roll

grilled salmon skin, cucumber, burdock root, bonito flake,
scallion sesame seeds, kaiware sprouts

natto roll

fermented soy bean, scallion


die hard roll

crab, avo inside, topped w/ dynamite shrimp, teriyaki sauce

super kakiage roll

crispy mix vegetable tempura, spicy tuna, hot aioli,
edamame paper, teriyaki sauce

crunchy six roll

chef's choice six different fish on roll

yuzu kosho spicy tuna roll

yuzu kosho, shiso, ponzu smelt egg




tuna   scallops   sweet shrimp .. market
yellowtail   shrimp   tamago
toro .. market   fresh water eel   salmon egg
kanpachi   squid   smelt egg
salmon   tsubugai clam   sea urchin .. market
mackerel   octopus   quail egg


tuna    kona kanpachi    new style sashimi 6 pieces
yellowtail   tuna/yellowtail (6 pcs)   combination sashimi (12 pcs)


Kenichi's signature Molten Cake.  
Molten Cake
(pictured here) Warm flourless cake with tahitian vanilla bean ice cream, sauce du jour
Tempura Fried Ice Cream
tahitian vanilla ben ice cream, wrapped in pound cake, tempura fried, served over fresh sliced pineapple, sauce du jour
Tropical Dreams Ice Cream
see server for tonight's selection
kona bananas foster
cooked in a bubbling pan of dark brown sugar, butter, rum and cinnamon and served over ice cream with macadamia nut
Menu items and prices subject to change without notice.
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