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  • The Bountiful Garden Island

    Cornucopie of tropical fruit found at Hawaii's farmers' marketsIf you want to enjoy the fruits of what Kauai literally has to offer, a visit to a nearby farmers’ market is a must stop on Garden Island of Kauai. Bring plenty of singles and quarters, your own re-useable shopping bag and—most importantly—arrive on time. If you're a little bit intimidated by those hairy, knobby and generally funny-looking items, we'll help you identify what they are. But don't be shy about asking the vendors questions at these markets. Read More
  • Dining Finds at Outrigger Hotels in Hawaii

    Outrigger Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii are not just tops for comfy accommodations in all the right locations on Oahu, Maui, Kauai and Hawaii Island.  They're terrific places to dig into something delicious!  Check out these dining finds!

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  • Restaurants with Celebrated Desserts

    The holidays are the time to splurge. On presents. Love. Lights. And food. When it comes to food, we're really talking desserts. Pies. Cookies. Tarts. Cakes. And souffles. Have you ever chosen a restaurant because of its dessert? I mean, sure the entrees are good. The ambiance is good. The service is good. Sometimes even beyond good in all these categories. But the desserts? Pure and utter decadence. Mouth-watering goodness. I'm-gonna-run-five-extra-miles-worth-it-ness. That's what we're talking about here. Listed below are some favorite desserts, as professed by the people who know--a few of Hawaii's food bloggers.


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  • Five Favorite Foods from Hawaii

    mother and daughter enjoy shave ice in hawaiiHawaii's most iconic foods just might be shave ice, kalua pigs, malasadas, poke and--if you're headed to Oahu's North Shore--a plate of shrimp from one of the well-known food trucks that line the side of the road. Watch our "Top 5 Must-Try Foods of Hawaii."

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  • Holiday Recipe Ideas

    Fresh ahi cut in bite-size cubes and tossed with green onions, a pinch of chili pepper flakes, a sprinkling of sea salt, some shoyu and sesame oil. Pork and butterfish seasoned with crushed garlic and wrapped in leaves of taro. Grilled chicken topped with a sweet and sour sauce of pineapple and papaya. These are classic tastes of Hawaii. Read More
  • Taste Hawaii's Finest Flavors

    Artful appetizers served up at Chai's Bistro in Honolulu, HawaiiMaine has its lobster.  Alaska has its crab.  In Hawaii, it’s all about the fish.  There are more than a dozen local fish you might find on a restaurant’s menu here.  It can get a bit confusing. Read More
  • The Farmer Behind the Food

    The Hawaiian Islands began their own local, fresh and sustainable food movement nearly 30 years ago under the Hawaii Regional Cuisine movement. Today the "farm-to-table" concept thrives in Hawaii with many restaurant and at-home chefs building meals around what is grown or sourced on farms across Hawaii—from farmers they know on a first-name basis. But the locavore concept really isn't anything new to Hawaii. It existed here all along.

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  • Breadfruit: Food of the Future

    sign reads caution falling breadfruitLike fashion, food comes in and out of style. Take the coconut. Once considered a novelty drink of the tropics, coconut water has shed its husk and is now packaged in sleek, 14-ounce bottles, selling for $3.50 a pop. If Diane Ragone has her way, the next food to rise from the ashes of changing cultures and tastes will be breadfruit. What’s more is it just might curb world hunger along the way.

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  • World-Class Food Festivals for Hawaii

    Hawaiian. Japanese. Chinese. Fillipino. There are many cultures that make up Hawaii today. German. Portuguese. Puerto Rican. And as each culture migrated to Hawaii over the years, they brought with them their favorite foods.

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  • Trending: Food trucks in Kapaa

    be food truck kauaiIt seems that food trucks are popping up all over Kauai as quickly as mushrooms in the forest after a good rain. Read More
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