We recently tried Hamura's Saimin and loved it! All these years we traveled to Kauai and never tried it. I had the mistaken idea that it would taste like Top Ramen. No, this is totally different. These noodles are amazing! Served with chopped ham, fish cake and green onions in a tasty broth. It was so good! You can also order it with tempura shrimp, or the special saimin which has more veggies, meat and wontons. The menu is simple, they also offer udon, barbeque beef (tender and delicious) and chicken skewers.
Hamura's Saimin is a casual, mom and pop type of restaurant with a nice mix of tourists and locals. The prices are cheap! Cash only. My saimin was $6, the bbq sticks are $2.50, and the special saimin was $9. They make an incredible lilikoi pie which is the perfect way to end your meal. It's a tangy, fluffy chiffon pie with a light flakey crust topped with Cool Whip. Yummy! They also sell the pies frozen. I think I'll buy one for my family next time I fly home to the Mainland. They'll love it.
Hamura's is located at 2956 Kress Street (just off of Rice Street) in Lihue.