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1. Posted by nordikgal (First Time Poster 1 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

I just found out about some cheap accommodations and possible flights -snip- and wonder if folks have some additional info on shoestring fun in Honolulu?

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2. Posted by Daawgon (Travel Guru 2001 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

There's great cheap eats all over Oahu - plate lunch trucks put out a great lunch. I love the noodles - try the won ton saimin noodles. Although most of the Asians here are either Filipino Americans or Japanese Americans, the best/most popular food in the Islands is Chinese (in my opinion).

You won't find many bargains in Waikiki - for well heeled tourists!

[ Edit: Edited on 08-Jan-2013, at 15:59 by Daawgon ]

3. Posted by Calcruzer (Travel Guru 1999 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

Agree with Daawgon. To find the cheap food, get outside of Honolulu (now ranked as the most expensive city in the United States besides New York City). The cheapest entertainment is the beach or waterfalls, but biking can also be done cheaply and there are pineapple plantations where snacks can be had for a cheap price also. As Daawgon said, noodles are cheap and readily available. Mix that with some rice dishes and you can live cheaply.

4. Posted by Daawgon (Travel Guru 2001 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

Yelp has a good list of cheap plate lunch places here - Honolulu

Also a good listing of food trucks and carts

[ Edit: Edited on 08-Jan-2013, at 20:56 by Daawgon ]

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