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Helena's Hawaiian Foods

1240 N. School St. (Houghtalling St.) Send to Phone
808-845-8044 | Menu
Traditional Hawaiian fare cooked authentically since 1946.
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Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Fri.
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Dining room at Helena's Hawaiian Foods, Honolulu, HI

Helena's Hawaiian Foods Restaurant Review

: Helena's Hawaiian Foods has offered traditional Hawaiian fare in Kahili since 1946. Founding chef Helen Kwock Chock ran the restaurant for more than half a century. Today, her legacy is carried on by her grandson Craig Katsuyoshi. Helena's is tucked in a somewhat industrial area of town, away from the throngs of Waikiki tourists. The food and service are "no frills," and the establishment is extremely popular, especially with locals. Combination plates feature kalua pig, lomi lomi salmon and luau squid, plus sides of haupia and poi or rice. The signature dish is pipikaula, a marinated, smoked beef that's usually fatty. Beverages are mostly limited to canned soft drinks. Keep in mind that the restaurant closes at 7:30 p.m. and does not accept credit cards.

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