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Food in Hawaii: 5 Local Favorites!

Food in Hawaii: 5 Local Favorites!

So you’ve landed in Hawaii. If you look around, you’ll see a burgers joints, pizza places, and a PF Changs. What if you want to try something different? Perhaps local favorites? Here are some great foods in Hawaii and instructions on where you can find them. A Quick Note about Food in Hawaii Because of the large influx of immigrant workers that came to Hawaii to work during the sugar cane industry boom, there has been a tremendous influence on…

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What’s the Best Hawaiian Snack?

What’s the Best Hawaiian Snack?

If you had a friend coming to Hawaii for just one day and you only had time to get them one local snack, what would it be? Snack A: Chocolate-Covered Macadamia Nuts Chocolate-covered macadamia nuts are probably the most popular souvenir for tourists and deserve consideration as Hawaii’s best snack. They aren’t the most exciting snack though, as they just M&Ms with a different nut inside. Japanese tourists love them though, and you can usually see them hauling bags of…

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5 Delicious Spam Recipes

5 Delicious Spam Recipes

Have a lone can of Spam in your pantry? Not sure what to do with it? Here are 5 delicious Spam recipes that I recommend to help you make delicious meals! And for more reading about Spam, be sure to read up on “Why Do Hawaiians Love Spam?” 1. Spam Musubi One does not mention Spam recipes without mentioning the king of them all: the Spam musubi! Spam musubis make a great snack and can be found at almost all…

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Spam and Hawaii: Why Does Hawaii Love Spam?

Spam and Hawaii: Why Does Hawaii Love Spam?

One tidbit of information that seems to get around is that people in Hawaii really like SPAM. And it’s true: about 6 million cans of SPAM are eaten each year in Hawaii (source). That’s around 5 cans per person in Hawaii. The amount of SPAM eaten here is no joke – when SPAM goes on sale for around $1.79/can, I always see empty shelves at the grocery store. Purchase limits are usually 5 cans, otherwise stores would run into constant…

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