comscore Rearview Mirror: Difference between sukiyaki and hekka, and meaning of ‘pon pon’ pique readers’ interest
Hawaii News | Rearview Mirror

Rearview Mirror: Difference between sukiyaki and hekka, and meaning of ‘pon pon’ pique readers’ interest

  • STAR-ADVERTISER 
                                Swanky Franky opened another location on Hotel Street near Bishop Street, pictured above. The first Swanky Franky opened in 1939 at Ena Road and Ala Moana Boulevard.

    STAR-ADVERTISER

    Swanky Franky opened another location on Hotel Street near Bishop Street, pictured above. The first Swanky Franky opened in 1939 at Ena Road and Ala Moana Boulevard.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2013
                                A consensus found that sukiyaki and hekka are the same: stir-fried protein with vegetables, often made with ginger, garlic, shoyu and mirin.

    STAR-ADVERTISER / 2013

    A consensus found that sukiyaki and hekka are the same: stir-fried protein with vegetables, often made with ginger, garlic, shoyu and mirin.

Frequent contributor Ken Fujii told me recently that on the Big Island, beef tomato was called tomato beef and shave ice was called ice shave. I wrote about that in my Jan. 17 column. Read more

Scroll Up