Hawaiian Foods Fit for a Caveman: A Tropical Take on Your Proteins

Hawaiian Foods Fit for a Caveman: A Tropical Take on Your Proteins In a world that seems to focus on moving away from the traditional sustenance of meat and veggies, Hawaiian cuisine delivers. As a former vegetarian who now suffers anemia, I can tell you, first hand, that some people really need protein in their ..

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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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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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