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Essential eats: Where to get your manapua fix

Because we really need soft, pillowy meat-filled buns right now
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Nothing embodies comfort like a fresh manapua. The soft, pillowy bun filled with savory-sweet pork is like a warm hug. 

Thankfully, the Oahu manapua shops below are still open. Clicking on each store's name will take you to its Instagram page or website, where you can find updates and contact information. Please note that store hours are subject to change. 

See also: Our Top 5: Manapua 

Aiea Manapua & Snacks, Aiea
Open weekdays 5 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat 6 a.m-2 p.m., Sun 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Chun Wah Kam, Aiea
Open daily 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Honolulu Kitchen, Waipahu
Open daily til 4 p.m., might close at 3 p.m. Sunday

Island Manapua, Kalihi
Open daily 5:30- a.m.-3 p.m., Sun 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

Island Manapua Factory, Manoa
Open daily 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m.

Royal Kitchen, Chinatown
Open daily until 1:30 p.m. 

Times Beretania, Moiliili
Manapua found in little round steaming wooden containers available throughout the day at the deli, open daily 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

Closed temporarily

Char Hung Sut – Closed until 4/30

Sing Cheong Yuan – Will re-open 4/10

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