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 […]
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.
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.