San Antonio's First Hawaiian Food Truck Opens Today



If you often dream of stuffing your face with Kalua pork sliders, you're in luck. Husband and wife team, Kalani and Imelda (Mel) Young are opening the city's first Hawaiian food truck.

The Hawaii natives hailing from Waipahu and Kalihi have been in San Antonio since 2007, and they were missing flavors of their hometown so they launched their catering business four years ago. Since then, word of mouth snowballed and the Youngs are taking their business mobile with the Big Aloha food truck.

Tonight's launch at The Rose Bush (2301 San Pedro Ave.) from 5 to 9 p.m. will be a soft opening for the truck, and the Youngs are keeping the menu tight with Kalbi short ribs with macaroni salad (Hawaiian-style), cucumber kimchee, rice and chap chae for $10 or Kalua Pork sliders with Hawaiian-style coleslaw and garlic fries. 

Their catering menu is extensive so expect to find huli huli chicken, barbecue pork, laulau pork, loco moco and Spam musubi in the near future. 

The rest of Big Aloha's current schedule can be found here

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