Head here to feast on traditional Hawaiian dishes.

Helena’s Hawaiian Food
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Located in: Honolulu, Hawaii; $$

Hawaii wasn’t yet a state when the late Helen Chock opened her doors. Over 60 years, U.S. statehood, and a James Beard Foundation award later, her colorful cafe is run by her grandson, but tourists and locals alike still vie for one of the 12 tables to feast on traditional Hawaiian dishes like poi, poke, kalua pig, and luau chicken.

Last Reviewed: March 2016


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1240 N. School St.Honolulu, HI


helenashawaiianfood.com; 808/845-8044

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