we made another trip to Hanapepe just to eat at Mele's truck again, it was that good. her BBQ pork is mouth-gasmically delicious, and any of the fresh fish dishes are also terrific! love her plate lunch choices of sides -- edamame, green salad, a seriously awesome potato salad, and of course rice. her menu is pretty extensive, considering it's a truck, and the prices are super fair.
the fried ice cream lives up to the hype -- perfectly done. the ultra-friendly Mele says she perfected it for the neighbourhood kids who were always saying "Auntie Mele, make us something!"
she's open late on Friday Art Nights but otherwise it's lunch only. and totally worth the drive if you're staying on the South Shore.
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