"...passing in a Japanese neighborhood"

Hawaii Five-0 had it that Chin Ho's Chinese uncle sold saimin in a Japanese neighborhood. In real life, the Lee family bought out the L&L Drive-In, a dairy in the Kalihi neighborhood, and began serving everything from saimin to loco moco, as well as kalua pork, chicken katsu, macaroni salad, and other popular Hawaiian fare. And, then, they expanded to the mainland.

Read about it: How a humble eatery took over Hawaii, California and beyond (sfgate.com)

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