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Conveyor belt customizes Ichiriki visit

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    Customers grab items off a conveyer belt to supplement their pots of broth.

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    A hot pot with Angry Goma, left, and Tom Yum soup bases at Ichiriki Kaimuki is surrounded by fried gyoza, a mushroom assortment and cucumber pickles, with a meat combination of rib-eye and Kurobuta pork.

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    Eric Ho and his daughter Kaila, 3, share a plate of chicken karaage as their hot pot simmers.

It was a different world when Issei Kazama and Riki Koba­yashi opened their first Ichiriki nabe restaurant a decade ago on Piikoi Street, specializing in the Japanese hot pot. Read more

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