Down home comfort food upcountry

Ryan Collins / The Garden Island

Christian Cook, right, serves up a fresh mai tai to Ryan Metzger Tuesday at the Koke‘e Lodge Restaurant.

The Koke‘e Lodge Restaurant in Koke‘e State Park offers service 365 days a year, opening at 9 a.m. daily and closing at 4 p.m. on weekdays and Sunday. On Saturday, the lodge offers live music and a full bar, closing at 7 p.m. to offer guests a chance to enjoy themselves at the popular destination in the mountains.