10 Interesting Food Combinations Only People In Hawaii Will Love
The Aloha State is the most isolated population center on earth, and as a result, our food preferences and culinary styles are unique from those you will find on the mainland. While some of these Hawaiian food dishes have roots in other cultures and have since made their way to the continental United States, these uniquely Hawaiian dishes are simply mouthwatering — though they may elicit a few weird looks until you offer to share.
Which one of these dishes is your favorite? Do you typically make it at home or head to a local restaurant to indulge? What are some other intriguing food combinations unique to Hawaii? For information on where to find the best Hawaiian foods, check out our previous article: 11 Hawaiian Foods Everyone Loves… And Where To Find The Best.
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April 20, 2020
What are the most popular foods in Hawaii?
Sweet and savory, Hawaii’s most popular dishes are as unique as they are delicious. Whether you’ve called the Hawaiian Islands home for your entire life or recently made your first-ever trip to the Aloha State, you’re likely already familiar with Hawaii’s most famous foods. From malasadas, Kona coffee, and haupia pie to poke, plate lunches, and kalua pork, Hawaii’s iconic foods sure are delicious.
Where can I find the best local food in Hawaii?
From mouth-watering loco mocos and traditional plate lunches to kalua pork, lau lau, and poi, Hawaiian food is as unique as the islands themselves and there’s nowhere better to taste these mouthwatering dishes than at Helena’s Hawaiian Food, Ono Seafood, Mama’s Fish House, and these other classic restaurants found across the state.
With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.