10 Best Fried Chicken Joints in Hawaii for 2024!

Have you been craving fried chicken? Hawaii is home to many fantastic eateries that have perfected the art of fried chicken. For 2024 places throughout the islands, check out the list of the top 10 fried chicken joints in Hawaii above.

Lahaina Chicken Factory, Honolulu, HI

Chicken is the name of the game at Lahaina Chicken Factory. Specializing in fried chicken and roast chicken, this popular favorite features individual combos as well as “Family Paks” to satisfy the entire family.

Konohiki Seafoods, Lihue, HI

This restaurant may be named for its seafood, but as delicious as its fresh seafood is, it’s also known for its amazing fried chicken. This local joint’s fried ginger chicken is an absolute gem that will keep you coming back.

Fond, Maui, HI

Fond is a thriving restaurant serving up Asian fusion along with new American cuisine, and of course, plenty of Hawaiian staples. It’s well-known throughout Maui for its epic fried chicken that will get anyone’s taste buds buzzing.

Broke Da Mouth Grindz & Catering, Kailua-Kona, HI

This restaurant genuinely lives up to its name - food so good it will break your mouth because you’ll have a hard time finding anything that compares! It’s particularly famous for its garlic furikake chicken, which has become a local legend.

Asami’s Kitchen, Hilo, HI

Asami’s Kitchen is a unique and beloved local restaurant that is an okazuya, a deli-style restaurant. Along with plenty of traditional favorites, this long-standing Hilo institution serves up outstanding fried chicken.

Ippy’s Hawaiian BBQ, Waimea, HI

If you’re looking for a local spot with great traditional Hawaiian food, look no further than Ippy’s Hawaiian BBQ. Whether you order your fried chicken traditional or Korean-style, you’ll be glad you did.

Maui Fish’n Chips, Kihei, HI

You won’t find much of an online presence for Maui Fish’n Chips, but it’s one of those local gems that’s tucked away, not worrying about anything except serving up the best food it can. This Kihei join definitely delivers, with fish and chips, of course, but outstanding fried chicken to boot.

Happy Talk Lounge, Princeville, HI

Some restaurants focus on serving delicious food while others focus on creating a fun atmosphere. Happy Talk Lounge manages to do both, serving up mouth-watering eats including fried chicken wings in the midst of live music in an environment where everyone is sure to have a great time.

Koho’s Grill & Bar, Kahului, HI

If you’re on Maui, you can’t miss dining at Koho’s Grill & Bar. Head there for lunch to snag the honey-dipped fried chicken plate and you’ll be glad you did.

Leoda’s Kitchen & Pie Shop, Lahaina, HI

Every delicious piece of fried chicken is better when it’s finished off with a great dessert, and luckily for us all, Leoda’s Kitchen & Pie Shop gets you all your favorites in one place. Stop in for fried chicken and other popular eats along with pies you’ll want to write home about.

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