Butter Mochi Cake

Butter Mochi Cake Recipe

 Japanese Cake Recipe – Hawaiian Cake Recipe – Gluten-Free Cake Recipe Butter Mochi Cake is a Japanese Rice Cake made with rice flour.  The texture is much different than the … Continued

Haupia Cake

Haupia Cake Recipe

Haupia Cake or Hawaiian Pudding Cake is a traditional Hawaiian coconut pudding cake that is made with coconut milk.  This dessert is often found at luaus and other local gatherings … Continued

Hawaiian Ahi Tuna Poke

Hawaiian Ahi Tuna Poke History and Recipe

 Hawaiian Ahi Tuna Poke Poke (pronounced POH-kay) is served in most Hawaiian homes and restaurants as a side dish, and no gathering in Hawaii would be complete without a few … Continued

Guava Chiffon Cake

Hawaiian Guava Chiffon Cake History and Recipe

The Guava Chiffon Cake can be called a fusion dessert that combines the classic California Chiffon Cake with the Hawaiian Island’s favorite fruit of guava.  Guava Chiffon Cake is a … Continued

Hurricane Popcorn

Hawaiian Hurricane Popcorn Recipe

Hawaiian Hurricane Popcorn Recipe and History Hawaiian Hurricane Popcorn, also known as Nori Popcorn, is a popular and addictive snack from Hawaii.  The main ingredients are popcorn, melted butter, Nori (dry … Continued

Kalua Pork

Hawaiian Kalua Pork History and Recipe

Hawaiian Kalua Pork Recipe – Kalua Pig Recipe Smoker and Slow Cooker Instructions   I must confess, when I used to hear people refer to cooking Kalua Pork or Kalua … Continued

Hawaiian Lau Lau Pork

Hawaiian Lau Lau Pork History and Recipe

Slow Cooker and Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Instructions   Hawaiian Lau Lau Pork is to islanders what barbecue is to Southerners. Hawaiians consider Lau Lau their soul food that effects … Continued

Hawaiian Potato Macaroni Salad

Hawaiian Potato Macaroni Salad Recipe (Potato Mac Salad)

Hawaiian Potato Macaroni Salad “Potato Mac Salad” Recipe Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Instructions Stove Top Instructions   Potato Macaroni salad, also known as “potato mac salad” is a popular side … Continued

Hawaiian Saimin

Hawaiian Saimin History and Recipe

The favorite local fast food of the Hawaiian islands (also considered the national dish of Hawaii) is Saimin, an inexpensive noodle and broth soup.  It is considered the supreme comfort … Continued

Shave Ice Truck

Hawaiian Shave Ice History

Shave ice can be found everywhere in the Hawaiian Island – in coffee shops, mom and pop stores, shave ice stands, lunch wagons, crack seed stores, and especially at any … Continued

Hawaiian Shoyu Chicken

Hawaiian Shoyu Chicken Recipe

Grilling – Slow Cooker – Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Instructions In the summertime, I like to make Hawaiian Shoyu Chicken by marinating the chicken in the Shoyu sauce all day … Continued

Hawaiian Shoyu Hot Dogs

Hawaiian Shoyu Hot Dogs Recipe

 Hawaiian Shoyu Hot Dogs are a comfort food dish that many kids grow up enjoying in Hawaii.  Flavored with soy sauce (shoyu) these hot dogs are quick to prepare and … Continued

Spam Musubi

Hawaiian Spam History – Spam Musubi Recipe

A favorite Hawaiian way to eat Spam is in the form of a musubi (pronounced moo-soo-bee, with no accent).  It is a fried slice of spam on rice pressed together … Continued

Loco Moco

Loco Moco History and Recipe

Loco Moco (loh-koo moh-koo) is Hawaii’s original homemade fast food and can be found at just about any fast food joint, roadside diner, mom and pop restaurant or lunch wagon … Continued

Spam Musubi

Maui Food Travels

  Maui, Hawaii – Food Travels        This culinary journey collided with our 30th wedding anniversary.  My husband and I decided to go tropical, someplace warm and we … Continued