News At Da Grille

Welcome to the Aloha Island Grille

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Summer 2011

Aloha to all,
We are gearing up for summer here at Aloha Island Grille.
Same great grinds, our new patio is ready and looking good.
We have added a bicycle rack out front and are ready for the SUN!!!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009


Aloha friends! Check us out ONLINE on FaceBook! Just another GREAT way to stay in tuned to whats happenin' at Aloha Island Grille Santa Cruz!
Timmy and Numa

Friday, August 28, 2009


Aloha mai kakou,
Braddah Timmy here! On Saturday September 19th at: BOCCIS CELLAR
140 Encinal Street
Santa Cruz 95060
Come share and evening of AMAZING Hawaiian Entertainment featuring: Ho'omana, Huna Wai, Pattie Maxine and Braddah Timmy as well as: Hula Dancers, Raffles and The Aloha Spirit as we help the Naka'ahiki 'Ohana raise funds for their family fight with ALS or Lou Gerrig's Disease... Clarence "Bully" Naka'ahiki has been fighting this debilitating disease since 2006...
The family is in dire need of our help and support as they incur hefty medical bills and are in desperate need of financial assistance...
Please come out to the event on Saturday September 19th and show your love and support for this INCREDIBLE man "Bully" Naka'ahiki and his INCREDIBLE 'Ohana: Nohealani, Mehealani, Max and Karylynn...
Your support is GREATLY appreciated! If you need further information you can contact me at: (831)428-7546. Tickets are available at: The Aloha Island Grille
$13 advance / $15 Door
Raffle tickets are also available for sale!
Check out the "Public Service Announcement" : http://
Mahalo nui loa for your kokua (help) and for your support we TRULY appreciate it!
A hui hou,
Braddah Timmy

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

We're Baaaaaaaaaaaaacccckkkkk!!!!

Aloha kakou friends!
Sorry its been SOOOOOOOOOOOOO Long since we have been here on the site! Facebook and Myspace have been the new place for so much updating and such that I lost track of time here on our ACTUAL site! Haha... Kala mai!

Anyways... Well where do we start? STILL NO MUSIC :( Yes the restaurant is NOT allowed to have LIVE MUSIC... We are totally bummed about this, BUT will be heading in the direction to have it all worked out over the course of the rest of this year! So cross those fingers and we will let you all know when we get more information for you! Mahalo for your patience too! WE WILL GET MUSIC BACK!

Summer '09 has been CRAZY to say da least! Lines out da door and happy smiling faces talking and eating on our SUNNY OUTDOOR DECK! You know you have lots of choices around town to eat, but just thinking about our place, our FOOD, our DECK, our AMBIANCE, our LOCATION! And you have SUCH A HIT!

FYI - YOU ONLY NEED A PARKING PERMIT ON OUR STREET WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS!!! So you DON'T need on on the WEEKDAY! This goes thru LABOR DAY WEEKEND then ENDS... You won't need a permit after then! Mahalo for your patience looking for spots during the summer too!

Lots of GREAT specials to get down and get your GRUB on with:

-Chicken Adobo
-Teriyaki Salmon Filet
-Chicken Cutlet
-Lemon Chicken
-ALL NEW Teriyaki TOFU Stir Fry

Don't forget all of our great BEERS on Tap:
-Kona Longboard Lager
-Kona Firerock Pale Ale
-Kona Passion Fruit Wheat Beer

And all the great beers in Bottles! Crack one open and ENJOY!

Well we look forward to your return and want to thank you all for you continued support and patronage here at Da Grille! Mahalo nui loa!
Braddah Timmy and Numa!

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Santa Cruz Specials .COM

Aloha friends! Hey wanted to drop a quick note to let you know about an all new site we were invited to be on right here in Santa Cruz! Its built and hosted by our new friend JESSE who has a variety of all sorts of Santa Cruz restaurants and their SPECIALS! Great idea Jesse! 

He was kind enough to put ALOHA ISLAND GRILLE right at the top!! Mahalo! Make sure to check it out and spread the word! In these hard economic times its really great to see that somebody is out there lookin' out for the little folks like us here at ALOHA as well as others! Mahalo for all your hard work Jesse! 

Click on the link to check it out! 

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Happy New Year!

Aloha All,

Happy 2009. We are proud to say that we are still here and happy to be serving da ono grinds for almost 5 Years now! (watch for our anniversary festivities in March) We want to thank all of our customers for supporting us all and we look forward to continuing to bring you the freshest most tasty food.

For those of you looking for a fresh new look for 2009 or just wanting to slap a sweet sticker on your ride, our new online store is up and running!

We've got a great selection of hats, t-shirt, stickers and other goodies with more to come so check back often.

All of these great products are also available at the shop at:

1700 Portola Drive in Santa Cruz

Mahalo for looking and we look forward to seeing you all here soon!

A hui hou!

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Aloha Moving Forward...

Aloha mai kakou,

Timmy and Numa here. We would like to take the time to THANK all of you who participated in the raffle for our dear friend "Bully Nakaahiki". We feel that the entire fundraiser was a hit! We would like to thank Braddah Bill Dean for all of his TIRELESS effort and ALOHA in organizing this raffle as well as the Dj's at KAPU lp 104.7 FM in Watsonville for all of their hard work in letting folks know about the raffle, and helping to raise the very needed funds to help the Nakaahiki's out...

It was GREAT to see our girl MAHEALANI back in the Cruz! She was looking beautiful as ever and she sends her LOVE and ALOHA to you all as well! So once again... MAHALO!!!! We wish the Nakaahiki's our VERY VERY BEST...

LIVE MUSIC at ALOHA has been terminated. Yes you have heard it right here...We are VERY sad to see it end...We have been cited by the County of Santa Cruz and are looking into the "possibility" of having Live Hawaiian Music in the future if it at all possible. We will keep you all up to date as the saga continues... We would like to take this time to thank all of you for your patronage and support of Hawaiian music here in Santa Cruz. We understand how much it means to so so many of you... We also realize what it has done for the community of Live Oak as well as the Hawaiian Community here in Santa Cruz and throughout the Bay Area...
We will do EVERYTHING in our power to try and get it back to Aloha Island Grille, where it BELONGS... So keep up the good vibes and positivity! ALOHA always PREVAILS... No matter what!!!! IMUA!!!

Well make sure to come down to Aloha and enjoy some of our GREAT new specials.. Including..........................................PRIMO BEER!!!! Yes PRIMO has RETURNED to the WORLD!!! We will have this crisp delicious Hawai'i made frosty brew FRESH on TAP as well as in BOTTLES! PLEASE pass on the word! We are so excited that it has re-emerged!!! Made with Hawaiian Cane Sugar and Proceeds Help Preserve the Enviorment and Culture of the Islands!!! So how can you NOT drink it! MAHALO PRIMO!!!!
As well as this you can also check out all of our ONO specials and Combinations! Grilled Ahi Teriyaki, Ahi Tuna Kabobs, Lemon Chicken, HOT Beef Stew, Pork Cutlet, Portuguese Bean Soup, Combo Saimin (two choices!), As well as all of our regular and ONO menu items!
Come check us out and help spread more ALOHA... It's just what the world needs...
A hui hou,
Timmy and Numa
Aloha Island Grille