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Rearview Mirror: Tasty stories of kimchi in Hawaii

COURTESY BOB SIGALL
                                Joe Kim’s Kim Chee is one of the oldest in Hawaii. It’s now distributed by Halm’s Enterprises.
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COURTESY BOB SIGALL

Joe Kim’s Kim Chee is one of the oldest in Hawaii. It’s now distributed by Halm’s Enterprises.

STAR-ADVERTISER
                                In 1956, Joe “Kim Chee” Kim ran for the territorial Legislature. One opponent was Philip “Sai Min” Minn, who got more votes. From that, Honolulu Advertiser columnist Bob Krauss deduced that saimin was more popular in Hawaii than kimchi!
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STAR-ADVERTISER

In 1956, Joe “Kim Chee” Kim ran for the territorial Legislature. One opponent was Philip “Sai Min” Minn, who got more votes. From that, Honolulu Advertiser columnist Bob Krauss deduced that saimin was more popular in Hawaii than kimchi!

COURTESY BOB SIGALL
                                Joe Kim’s Kim Chee is one of the oldest in Hawaii. It’s now distributed by Halm’s Enterprises.
STAR-ADVERTISER
                                In 1956, Joe “Kim Chee” Kim ran for the territorial Legislature. One opponent was Philip “Sai Min” Minn, who got more votes. From that, Honolulu Advertiser columnist Bob Krauss deduced that saimin was more popular in Hawaii than kimchi!