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3 Reasons Bento Boxes Are So Popular in Hawaii April 3, 2019

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3 Reasons Bento Boxes Are So Popular in Hawaii, Hilo, Hawaii

When visiting Hawaii, you may end up pressed for time when the state has so much to offer in terms of scenic natural beauty and exciting activities. To get to everything on your to-do list, you might be eating on the go, in which case you should pick up a bento

Why You Should Get Bento in Hawaii

1. Portability

During your visit, you’ll likely spend ample time at one of Hawaii’s amazing beaches. Intrepid vacationers may also seek out hiking excursions, which will get the appetite going. A bento box easily fits in most backpacks and purses, so they can go with you on any adventure.

Bento2. Nutritional Variety

While prepackaged meals offer much in the way of convenience, they’re not ideal for providing variety. On the other hand, you often get to choose what goes into your bento. Noodles, vegetable tempura, maki sushi, chicken, pork, and fish are all common delicious components.

3. Taste of Local Cuisine

Hawaii is known for its amazing cuisine, much of which is highly influenced by Japanese techniques and preparations. As a result, bento are a common lunch and dinner for those who call Hawaii home. Getting your own bento allows you to partake in tasty local cuisine, which is an essential way of experiencing the vacation destination.


If you’re eager to try delicious bento with lots of variety, head to the Kawamoto Store. For more than seven decades, they’ve supplied locals and visitors on the Big Island with an array of tasty menu items, including sushi, shrimp tempura, fishcakes, musubi, and noodle dishes. They even offer catering to ensure your next big event is a hit. Stop by their Hilo, HI, shop to order up, or call (808) 935-8209 for daily special prices. You can also preview the menu online and on Facebook.

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