Hawaii

Oahu Market, Chinatown, Honolulu
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Discovering Honolulu’s Chinatown

Chinatown is one of the more ethnically and culturally diverse neighborhoods in cosmopolitan Honolulu, Hawai`i.   No other area of the Hawaiian Islands provides as much of a cross-cultural experience as does Honolulu’s Chinatown.  And while a stroll down its streets reveals the influence of other peoples and cultures, from Japanese […]

The Plate Lunch: Hawai`i’s Cross-Cultural Cuisine
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The Plate Lunch: Hawai`i’s Cross-Cultural Cuisine

Long before there were such things as fine dining, five-star restaurants, and Hawaiian Regional Cuisine, there was the lowly yet revered mixed plate lunch, the islands’ original regional cuisine.

Loco Moco: A Hilo Original
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Loco Moco: A Hilo Original

Despite its Spanish sounding name, the popular dish called loco moco is a distinctly locally-inspired Hawaiian edible. The loco moco is perhaps one of Hilo’s most significant and unique contributions to Hawai`i’s diverse culinary traditions.