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Hawaiian

Pork Hawaii

Uahi Island Grill Kalua Pork with Kale (Dose of Vitamin P)

Uahi Island Grill has some of the best plate lunches in Kailua, a city in northeast Oahu that I was lucky enough to stay in for week with family. Nani Nikcevich and chef-partner Nick...
Fish Hawaii

Mud Hen Water Opah (Food of the Week)

In Honolulu, it’s hard to imagine a chef with more Aloha ʻĀina (love of the land) than Ed Kenney. The Hawaii native now has three restaurants within one Kaimuki block, including Kaimuki Superette, which...
Pork Honolulu

Town Pig Platter (Dose of Vitamin P)

There are many reasons why I’m such a pork fan, and that I write a weekly pork-fueled column called Dose of Vitamin P. One of them is certainly my father. For his 70th birthday,...
Shrimp Hawaii

Fumi’s Kahuku Shrimp (Food of the Week)

Oahu’s North Shore, centered on Kahuku, is studded with shrimp-focused trucks and restaurants, and Fumi’s Kahuku Shrimp is my favorite of the bunch, featuring shrimp raised in adjacent ponds. The sea blue shack with...
Poke Los Angeles

Top Los Angeles Poke

Hawaii is the pinnacle of poke, where islanders have been known to lavish sliced Kahalu big eye tuna with green onion, Maui sweet onion, roasted kukui nut relish, and Kauai Hanopepe salt, which is...
Hawaiian Food Kauai

Hanalei Taro & Juice Co. Lau Lau (Dose of Vitamin P)

The Haraguchi family has been an agricultural institution on Kauai’s north shore for over 100 years, starting with rice, and later focusing on taro. During my visit to Hanalei, fifth-generation farmer Lyndsey Haraguchi-Nakayama led...