Even though the word “saimin” is derived from the Chinese, this noodle soup dish evolved in Hawaii during the sugar plantation days. Today, most local restaurants have saimin on their menus. People from outside of Hawaii do not know the word ”saimin”. And it’s not to be confused with ramen from Japan. The noodles are different. It’s definitely made in Hawaii.
(AP) — Last year, much of Hawaii was shocked to learn a Chicago restaurant chain owner had trademarked the name “Aloha Poke” and wrote to cubed fish shops around the country demanding that they stop using the Hawaiian language moniker for their own eateries. The cease-and-desist letters targeted a downtown Honolulu restaurant and a Native Hawaiian-operated restaurant in Anchorage, among others. […]
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The Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center’s Learning Together program announced in an emailed statement last week that, as part of Women’s History Month, it will share teaching materials on two women who were critical to the history of the Hawaiian Kingdom.
The Center’s Learning Lab, an online resource for educators, includes a wide range of content focusing on Queen Kapi‘olani (1834-1899) and Queen Liliʻuokalani (1838-1917)—two of the most important leaders in a rich native culture that existed long before the establishment of the United States.
Read article here: https://www.colorlines.com/articles/smithsonian-shines-light-hawaiian-queens-womens-history-month