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The Conversation: Inflation impacts restaurants and bars; Windward restaurant gets creative with noodles

Adela’s Country Eatery noodles kaneohe adela
Catherine Cruz
Adela works at Adela's Country Eatery in Kāneʻohe on Oʻahu.
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