Despite more than 2,500 miles separating Oregon and Hawaii, Hawaii is the state with the second largest contribution to Oregon’s population growth. The city’s restaurant scene reflects that influx: The Portland area has a number of restaurants and food trucks serving ‘ono grinds like loco moco, shoyu chicken, and plate lunches complete with big fat scoops of mac salad and rice. Here are 13 places to sample some of the best Hawaiian food in town for takeout and delivery, from bright and fresh poke to old-school plate lunch.
A number of Portland restaurants have resumed dine-in service. The level of service offered is indicated on each map point. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit the Oregon Health Authority’s COVID update page. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More