The local answer to ramen, saimin is a broth noodle bowl uniquely Hawaiian in its melding of Filipino, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, and Korean immigrant cuisines. Hamura is a likably divey lunch-counter kind of place. Don’t miss the lilikoi chiffon pie.
2956 Kress St., Lihue, 808-245-3271
This appeared in the May 2015 issue.