Poi: Practical Joke or Not?

Poi: Practical Joke or Not? If you haven’t been to Hawaii, you may be wondering if poi is a real food dish served by Hawaiians or whether someone is pulling a fast one on you with food coloring added to Elmer’s glue.  You aren’t the first to question the validity and think that poi is ..

 
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All You Got in Hawaii Was a Pineapple?  Bring on the Cocktails!!

All You Got in Hawaii Was a Pineapple?  Bring on the Cocktails!! Say pineapple, and wham bam, you’ll easily get Hawaii as the response. That’s no surprise, considering that pineapples and Hawaii have been joined at the hip since the early 1900s, when Hawaii supplied canned pineapple to over 80% of the world.    So, ..

 
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5 Gourmet Luau Dishes That Will Have You Drooling

5 Gourmet Luau Dishes That Will Have You Drooling Some luau parties are lousy. Think the dodgy twang of ukulele music that seems to belong in a 70’s porn movie. Think sad looking paper pineapples. Think watching your grandma getting stuck halfway through the limbo when her back finally gives out. Think blue Hawaiian cocktails ..

 
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How Locals Enjoy Luau Food

How Locals Enjoy Luau Food The luau has become iconic when thinking of a Hawaiian party, and for good reason.  The ancient Hawaiians gathered with some 10,000 of their closest friends in a feast called “aha’aina”.  Over time, the term luau has become the common name for the feast but really refers to the name ..

 
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Eat the Region: Five Hawaiian Restaurants That Are Truly Farm-to-Fork

Eat the Region: Five Hawaiian Restaurants That Are Truly Farm-to-Fork Pretentious, self-satisfied foodies—you know who you are—like to credit themselves as being the first to know about the locavore craze, now widely known as farm-to-fork. (Get with it: “farm-to-table” is so 2013.) These ladies and gents have pushed the concept into such smug territory that ..

 
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