When it comes to experiencing Hawaii’s history and culture most visitors might expect to find it at a luau. Though luaus can indeed provide cultural insights—cooking a pig in an underground imu, gathering of friends for a big pa’ina (party), practicing chants and the art of the hula—many elements of Hawaii’s history and culture exist in places you wouldn’t think to look for them.One of the easiest ways to experience Hawaii’s history and culture is by going to a local-style restaurant and perusing the plate lunch options. Pork adobo brought from Filipino field laborers sits on the same menu as Portuguese sausage brought over by ranchers.
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