Breakfast, Local Dishes Shine
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By Stephanie Kim
Since 1969, Shiro’s Saimin Haven in Waimalu Shopping Center has been churning out a plethora of saimin dishes, along with delicious entrees for not just lunch and dinner, but breakfast, as well.
The breakfast menu is filled with a variety of items — from staple morning meals, such as homemade corned beef with eggs or hot cakes, to house specialties.
Customers can dine on signature dishes, including Shiro’s Original ($7.95), which includes two scrambled eggs with shoyu, green onions and dashi with your choice of meat, as well as Shiro’s Original Fried Rice that you can have with an egg ($6.15), omelet with a choice of meat ($8.75), or pork adobo or mochiko chicken ($9.55).
Come in early, as breakfast ends at noon, or feast on one of the 65 different bowls of saimin that Shiro’s has to offer.
GO ‘LOKO’ FOR ‘MOKO’
Breakfast may stop at noon, but Shiro’s Saimin Haven offers its three loco moco entrees all day long.
Try the original Loko Moko ($7.65), Katsu Loko Moko ($7.65), featuring the crispy poultry of choice on the Islands, or Deka Boko Loko Moko ($9.95), which has two four-ounce “supa” patties that are always made fresh.
All three dishes come with two eggs, rice and homemade gravy poured all over.
“It’s a fairly simple dish, but there’s a lot of preparation that goes into it, one of course is the gravy,” says general manager Bryce Fujimoto.
Shiro’s Saimin Haven
Waimalu Shopping Center
98-020 Kamehameha Hwy., Aiea
Sunday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-11:30 p.m.