The foods of Hawaii are spectacular and a world mixture of traditional Hawaiian foods and the local foods created initially with plantation workers of Japanese, Chinese, Filipino, Portuguese, Mexican, Korean ancestry and creating a real fusion and mix or European and Asian flavors combined. This eclectic and unusual dishes create a special combination of local favorites along with new adaptations and ingredients that make Hawaii an amazing foodie spot.

Come and explore the fascinating local and international foods, markets and ingredients on the sections below for everything about Hawaiian foods.

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Hawaiian Kalua Pork

Hawaiian Kalua Pork

Hawaiian Kalua Pork Hawaiian Kalua pork is on the most popular favorite Hawaiian dishes you’ll enjoy on the islands and so easy to make on your own.  Kalua pork is easy to make at home now and fast with modern and convenient appliances like an instant pot or...

Hawaiian malasadas

Hawaiian malasadas

The best Hawaiian style malasadas and recipes Hawaiian malasadas are a local favorite dessert or snack that everyone on the islands love to eat. Brought originally from Portuguese plantation workers on the island and creating some of their favorite desserts sweet...

Hawaiian lau lau

Hawaiian lau lau

Time to make and eat some Hawaiian lau lau One of the most popular Hawaiian traditional dishes, lau lau is everyone’s favorite dish to eat on the islands. Basically, wrapped pork and butterfish in a luau leaf and steamed, what you get is moist, melt in your mouth...

Lychee fruit

Lychee fruit

Lychee Fruit - Wonderful taste and so good to eat when they are in season There’s nothing like eating Lychee Fruit when it is fresh and ripe from the local markets or even picked from your own tree if you are lucky enough to grow some. Here in Hawaii lychee fruit are...

Ripe pineapples

Ripe pineapples

How to find the best ripe pineapples for flavorful fruit to eat Pineapples are one of the most delicious and nutritious fruit to eat and that’s if you find the best and ripe pineapple so eat right away – but how do you actually find the perfect pineapple and what...

Poi

Poi

Hawaiian Poi – one, two or three fingers What does the above fingers have in regards to Poi you ask? The one, two or three finger dip refers to the consistency of Poi and how many fingers you’ll actually need to scoop it out (If eating pure Hawaiian style with your...

Loco Moco

Loco Moco

Have you tried Loco Moco - the ultimate comfort food in Hawaii Loco Moco is a very popular local style meal on the islands that typically is served take out or fast-food style for cheap and easy lunch time fare for Hawaiian food that's so good to eat any time of the...

Hawaiian Food

Hawaiian Food

Delicious Hawaiian Foods and what should you eat on the islands now? Delicious Hawaiian foods made up of multi-cultural, Polynesian and ethnic foods from ancient Hawaiian, plantation days to the current Hawaiian regional cuisine is all wrapped up into what we call...

Poke

Poke

Enjoy the Poke sensation that everyone loves to eat on the islands Poke isn't just an appetizer or side dish to enjoy on the islands, it is a big part of the lifestyle here in Hawaii. The raw fish pupu makes its appearances everywhere from birthday parties, pot luck...