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Hawaii Care Package Ideas

Hawaii Care Package Ideas

Hawaiian Salt and Liquid Smoke. That’s pretty much all you need to make Kalua Pork at home. One of the easiest and tastiest Hawaiian dishes you can make, Kalua with or without cabbage, will give your loved one a little...

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Best Coffee Spots in Kona

Best Coffee Spots in Kona

Starbucks, shmarbucks. Hawaii is the only state in which you can drink a cup of coffee that is locally farmed, roasted, and brewed. In the tiny town of Kona, located on the Big Island of Hawaii, java junkies can trace...

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You Might Be From Hawaii If You...

You Might Be From Hawaii If You...

1. Take your food to the next level. For example, shave alone just doesn’t cut it. You gotta add azuki beans, ice cream, mochi, li hing mui powder, and a snow cap before you’re satisfied. 2. Take off your shoes...

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The 8 Best Hawaiian Shave Ice Spots

The 8 Best Hawaiian Shave Ice Spots

Just finish a surf session? Spent all day at the beach? Feel your underwear sticking to your body? If so, it’s time for shave ice. (Yes, shave not shaved.) Brought to Hawaii by early Japanese immigrants, Hawaiian shave ice is...

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Li Hing Mui Powder

5 Ways to Use Li Hing Mui Powder

PC: Country Shave Ice 1. As a shave ice topping. No matter what flavors you choose, Li Hing sprinkled on top is a winner!! Check out Country Shave Ice in Kaimuki. They make organic syrups, so we can feel a...

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Best Poke Bowls on the Big Island of Hawaii

Best Poke Bowls on the Big Island of Hawaii

Updated June 2019 Poke, pronounced POH-kay, is a Hawaiian food staple. You can buy it at the grocery store, the liquor store, or even at high end restaurants. Chef Sam Choy calls it “Hawaii’s soul food,” and we agree. Poke...

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Hawaiian Loco Moco - The Crazy Booger

Hawaiian Loco Moco - The Crazy Booger

Hawaiian Style Cafe in Waimea and L&L Keauhou Loco Mocos. A friend who speaks Spanish recently told me that Loco Moco means Crazy Booger. What?!? Can you imagine what Spanish speaking tourists think when they come here and find out...

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10 Best Hawaiian Snacks

10 Best Hawaiian Snacks

If you don't agree with our picks, please leave us a comment! 1. Li Hing anything. Seriously, you could put li hing powder on sawdust and I’d probably eat it. We love it on pineapple, oranges, mango, or just about...

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