Another big name here is Matson, a cargo shipper. Everywhere on the Big Island we see Matson containers. We saw a Matson port on the northern tip of the island. Fish and chips was/is a common restaurant entry.
I ate the frys and thought of their journey from Eastern Oregon, by truck or barge to the Port of Portland-longshoremen loading the contain-the “reefer” refrigerated container sailing to a port town here. Another longshoreman in Hawaii unloads. It could be a port at a different island. We saw containers on barges coming by sea to Hilo. Once ashore the reefer is trucked to a food distribution center, where the frys are purchased by the restaurant. Then I order my meal, fish and chips, the potatoes are deep fried then brought to me on a plate. Ummmm.
What is remarkable is that the fries taste good even after their long journey.