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Definition of "kalua" []

  • Traditional Hawaiian cooking method. (noun)
  • Descriptor used for any type of food, notably pig, that has been cooked using the kalua cooking method. (adjective)

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Use "kalua" in a sentence
  • "Called kalua pig, it's prepared in an underground pit, an imu, and paired with other Hawaiian dishes like poke, similar to a ceviche, and poi, a viscous dish made from the taro plant."
  • "Lau lau or kalua pork or loco moco … for roast meats, you might as well go to Chinatown … mad props for eating the spam musubi though!"
  • "He added that the buffet-style feast has remained an island favorite for its imu ceremony revealing the kalua pig as it's removed from the underground oven."
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