The Hawaiian word 'ono (pronunced oh-no) means delicious. The word, with the okina marking (') before the o, shouldn't be confused with the word ono (without the okina) which is the name for a type of fish from Hawaii, also known as mackerel and wahoo.
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The last time I enjoyed a bowl of chili from a Hawaiian Zippy's Restaurant escapes me, it was so long ago. But my research of the topic was extensive and I can still taste the spicy flavor of the sauce and feel the satisfying fullness after devouring the entire mouth-watering serving.
Those with a heartier appetite or looking for a bit of adventure, you are welcome to try any of the many choices of Zippy's Chili and . . .
Chili not enough? Add a burrito or hot dog and macaroni salad; or smother your fries with chili and cheese. For the truly adventuresome, Chili Moco is available. A Zippy's unique take on the classic local dish, Loco Moco, includes an abundance of Zippy's chili over a layer of rice and a hamburger patty, topped off with two eggs over easy.
This is one menu choice I haven't personally researched. But from what I've heard, it is definitely 'ono!