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New owners put sidelined food trucks back in service

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Eric de Mendonca’s Punchbowl Cafe is a coffee shop on wheels, stationed at the University of Hawaii’s Manoa campus.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Greg Au serves up a Classic Combo thin-crust pizza, freshly baked in his Doughlicious food truck.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Cove Contin and Kate Neville have two food trucks in Haleiwa, one serving barbecue and their latest, Hi-Chix, specializing in fried chicken. Both are holding two-piece meals piled with side dishes.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Laverne Paulo offers a mini beef curry plate inside Laverne’s Lunch Wagon and Catering food truck at Waikele Center. Her husband, Irenio Paulo, is taking another order.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Owner Ron Dalmacio checks out Shay’s Filipino Cafe’s newly renovated truck, parked next to the restaurant in the Waipio Shopping Center.

Hawaii’s demand for street grinds is still going full steam, even if food truck vendors riding the culinary craze sometimes run out of gas. Read more

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