Honolulu's Chinatown: A Foodie Paradise

Chau's Fresh Fruit and Juice also serves fresh steamed corn and boiled peanuts. Located at Maunakea Market.

You'll surely wish you'd have a kitchen to cook in when you stroll around Chinatown on a busy Sunday morning. Shop after shop overflows with fresh produce, meats and seafood -- a feast for the eyes as well as the palette. The streets are abuzz with locals shopping and haggling. You'll want to do some of the same if you're tempted by the myriad little shops with Chinese goods ranging from expensive antique furniture to kitschy plastic souvenirs.

Look for bins of individual fruits such as lychee and buy a handful to nibble on as you walk around the bustling streets.

Maunakea Market, in the middle of it all, also has a beauty salon where you'll find locals getting haircuts, manicures and pedicures. The $10 10-minute chair massage is a great deal to ease tight neck and shoulders.

Singapore Rice Noodles at Little Village Noodle House.

After ogling so many gorgeous fruits and vegetables, you'll surely be hungry. For lunch, try the Maunakea Market food court, which features cheap and fast Philippine, Vietnamese, Thai and more. Or walk over to Little Village Noodle House where the signature Singapore Rice Noodles with pork and shrimp in an aromatic curry sauce is large enough for two and a bargain at under $10.

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