8 Best Foods in Honolulu

Honolulu's food scene is constantly developing, driven by an increasingly diverse immigrant population, Instagram-worthy aesthetics, and a shift in local tastes.

Poke

Poke is a beloved dish in Hawaii. This raw fish dish can be served as an appetizer or main course and usually features ahi tuna.

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Loco Moco

Loco moco is a beloved dish in Hawaii that's made with white rice, hamburger patties smothered in gravy, and then finished off with an egg.

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Plate Lunch

Plate lunch is one of Hawaii's iconic dishes, representing how its food culture can bring together young and old, rich and poor alike.

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Shave Ice

Shave Ice is an iconic Hawaiian treat enjoyed year-round and can be found throughout the islands.

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Malasadas

These hybrid creations look like a cross between traditional donuts and yeast doughnuts and can be found at many bakeries around the island.

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Garlic Shrimp

Garlic Shrimp is a beloved dish in Hawaii, easily available and suitable as either an appetizer or main course.

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Poi

Poi is a traditional starch in Hawaiian food. Made from the roots of the taro (kalo) plant, it's sticky, sweet, and slightly tart.

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Spam Musubi

Spam Musubi is one of Hawaii's most beloved snacks, and it's not hard to understand why! A Japanese-style rice ball that has been fried and topped with spam,

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