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Waipahu market satisfies Polynesian food cravings

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    A pan of boiled bananas.

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    A pan of boiled sweet potatoes with coconut milk glaze.

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    Lamb-neck curry.

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    Kurtis Bryant, left and his father, Kimi Seu, just picked up their food at Tammy’s Polynesian Market in Waipahu.

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    Queen Leano fills three containers with octopus in a coconut milk sauce at Tammy’s Polynesian Market in Waipahu. Shesays she comes every other week for this specialty and sends it by FedEx to her mother in Washington state.

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    Fresh Tagaloa, front, Keone Kapisi and Kepa Soufua pick up plate lunches at Tammy’s Polynesian Market in Waipahu.

Everybody needs a taste of home, but those from Samoa likely have discovered that restaurants serving their cuisine can be few and far between. Sometimes just getting theproper ingredients to prepare the food on their own can be a challenge. Read more

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