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need help with hawaii food lingo


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need help with hawaii food lingo

Pete's Bride | Oct 27, 2004 12:45 AM

Going on my honeymoon. (Don't make fun, I know we are cliche!!) Couldn't be more excited but feel a bit lost.

What is a "plate lunch"? Is it Hawaii's version of the Bento box?

We are going in the middle of April. Is there anything seasonal we should be eating?

We want to do it all--- as casual as can be to super fine dining. What should we avoid, watch for, etc...

We are spending majority of time in Maui and then a few days in Kauai. Are we missing out by not spending more than a day trip to Oahu? Anything we should make a point of eating when we do the day trip? (Some people have expressed that we are making a mistake by not staying there because that's where all the action is, but it seems that Maui has plenty action?)

How about local/tourist bars? Which are the best ones? Best food? Best happy hours? Best drinks? I've read some of the posts here but am feeling a bit confused.

Help me fellow hounds!

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