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Pau Hana Patrol: Kalapawai Cafe & Deli brings satisfying, local-style bites to Kapolei

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                                Chicharrones and salsa are great munchies at Kalapawai Cafe & Deli in Kapolei.

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    Chicharrones and salsa are great munchies at Kalapawai Cafe & Deli in Kapolei.

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                                A trio of cocktails: Jack & Ginger, left, pear martini and a strawberry-jalapeno margarita. Drinks are $1 off at happy hour; food from the bar menu is $2 off.

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    A trio of cocktails: Jack & Ginger, left, pear martini and a strawberry-jalapeno margarita. Drinks are $1 off at happy hour; food from the bar menu is $2 off.

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                                Fish tacos, front, may be prepared blackened style at Kalapawai Cafe & Deli in Kapolei, or the fish can be grilled or fried. In back are the grilled New York steak and lechon kawali, both available during happy hour.

    BETTY SHIMABUKURO / BSHIMABUKURO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Fish tacos, front, may be prepared blackened style at Kalapawai Cafe & Deli in Kapolei, or the fish can be grilled or fried. In back are the grilled New York steak and lechon kawali, both available during happy hour.

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                                A burger and fries are served on the Kalapawai lanai.

    BETTY SHIMABUKURO / BSHIMABUKURO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A burger and fries are served on the Kalapawai lanai.

The Kalapawai model is local-style and family- friendly, but with enough sophistication on the menu that we don’t have to head for the higher prices of the Ko Olina resort to get a dose of dining finesse. Read more

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