Meals on Wheels: The Food Truck Craze Rolls Into Oahu


For decades, Oahu’s lunch wagons have filled the bellies of local businessmen, hungry surfers and industrial workers on their lunch breaks. In recent years, four-wheeled eateries have sprouted up across the island in response to the food truck craze sweeping the nation. From classic lunchwagons serving savory burgers, to shrimp trucks and taco vans, Oahu has an eclectic mix of choices just waiting to be sampled. Some of the most talked about outposts are listed below.

The Classics – Local Favorite Lunch Wagons

Haili’s Hawaiian Foods (Twitter: @HailisLuau), Ige’s Lunchwagon, & Simply Ono

North Shore Shrimp Trucks

Giovanni’s Original White Shrimp Truck, Famous Kahuku Shrimp Truck, & Macky’s Sweet Shrimp Truck

New Kids on the Block

Gogi Korean Tacos (Twitter: @eatgogi), Jawaiian Irie Jerk, Melt (Twitter: @MeltHNL), Opal Thai Food, Shogunai Tacos (Twitter: @Shogunai_Tacos), Soul Patrol (Twitter: @PacificSoul), & Zaratez Mexicatessen (Twitter: @Zaratez)

Posted on 03/23/11 by Allison

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