The Incredible Festival That Celebrates One Of Hawaii’s Favorite Foods

In Hawaii, there is perhaps only one food that is more ingrained in the island culture than pineapple — and that food is Spam. This quintessential canned ham product manufactured in Minnesota was introduced to the islands during the 1940s and has become a wildly popular staple food across the islands. In fact, Hawaii residents eat more Spam per capita than any other state in America, and it has become such an important part of our culinary history that the canned meat is honored each year at the annual Waikiki Spam Jam. This year’s festivities will be held April 27, 2019, and we can’t wait.

The Waikiki Spam Jam will be held April 27, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Kalakaua Avenue in Honolulu, Hawaii. For more information, visit their website or follow them on Facebook. Have you ever been to this annual food festival? Share your experiences and opinions in the comments below, along with your feelings about Spam.

If you’re a Spam lover, you might want to read about our Spam musubi trail through Honolulu.