It would be remiss not to mention the plate lunch as one of the most beloved dishes in Hawaii. It generally includes two scoops of sticky white rice, a scoop of macaroni or macaroni-potato salad, heavy on the mayo, and perhaps kimchi or koko (salted cabbage). There are countless choices of main protein such as chicken katsu (fried cutlet), fried mahimahi, and beef tomato. The king of all plate lunches is the Hawaiian plate. The main item is laulau or kalua pig and cabbage along with poi, lomilomi salmon, chicken long rice, and sticky white rice.
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