Heaven sent desserts: Confectionary shop Chocolate On A Mission features hand-made and locally made premium chocolates from dipped Oreos and fortune cookies to assorted gift baskets. Proceeds support the River of Life Mission, which provides services to the homeless.
101 N. Pauahi St., 3rd floor, open showcase 8am–5:30pm daily, [chocolateonamission.com], 524-7770
New burger joint: Papa’s Burgers in Market City grills up half-pound, zero hormone grass-fed Big Island beef: a bibimbap burger, a pork miso burger and two vegetarian options like the black bean veggie are just a few selections from their creative menu.
2919 Kapiolani Blvd., open 11am–9pm daily, [papasburgers.com], 732-5100
Closed for Christmas Day: Vino’s at Restaurant Row and the Saturday farmers’ market at the Ala Moana Center.
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