I'm helping my friends celebrate their 25th anniversary with a Hawaiian themed dinner. (I know it's cliche, but they had their honeymoon in Hawaii) I already decided that I would make Kalua Pork from the grill and probably some simple grilled salmon.
However, I'm having a difficult time deciding what other dishes (particularly accompanying carbohydrates) to make for the meal. I'm aiming to make all the guests (mostly hardcore Italians) comfortable - so things like Poi, raw fish and other acquired tastes probably wouldn't work well.
What do you think would be appropriate side dishes for this meal? Thanks for all the help!