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Mochi Doughnuts Are an Amazing Mashup with Multicultural Origins

Doughnut trends tend to come and go. (Remember the Cronut craze? Boy, those were the days.) Right now the mochi doughnut is rising to the occasion, but its moment may not be fleeting. One bite of the...


by JayDK 2 months ago

What's good for dinner? Was at JO2 back in 2015 and am happy they're still around. Any other ideas? Fancy or plain. Just good food/

Kau Kau Chronicles - Vintage Hawaiian Cookbook Recipes Online

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Stumbled upon this website that has preserved and shared in searchable online format recipes from community cookbooks in Hawai'i from around 1950 to 2000.

Where to eat and best Luau in Honolulu and Maui?

by josephml1 2 years ago

Hi, I need your advice about where to eat most go, dont miss and a good choice for a Luau with children. I will be in Honolulu, Kaui, Maui, and hilo a day on each Place. On a cruise ship. W...

chocolate chip cookies in Lahaina

by emily 18 years ago

When I was kid in the 1980s, we used to visit Maui a few times a year and one of the food treats that stood out for me were chocolate chip cookies. These cookies came from a bakery located on the f...


by kaleokahu 1 year ago

E, Kama'aina and Kānaka Maoli, Aloha Kakou: Pehea kakou? How are we holding up in the 'aina with tourism absent? Are restaurants doing OK shifted over to box lunch and takeout-only? Are the...

Price of Limes in Maui

by MaryCath 1 year ago

I want to be making Mai Tais in Maui and I am curious about the price of limes near Lahaina. I can use pineapple juice but my favorite recipe calls for limes. Can anyone tell me the price and best ...

Where to pick up limu kohu in HNL?

by Clinton 9 years ago

Will be visiting HNL during Thanksgiving and need other places besides Tamashiro's to buy limu kohu. Used to get it at Haile's at the old Ala Moana Farmer's Market but they've moved to Kapahulu sin...

Oahu west side Korean pancakes?

by Joebob 2 years ago

May I please have your recommendations for good Korean pancakes on the west side.

Maui 7 Night Trip Report

by sarahbeths 2 years ago

Aloha Mixed Plate: My sense of AMP before we went was that his was a casual eatery serving basic but quintessential Hawaiian fare, moderately priced. I knew that they were near the beach, popular,...

Maui Special Occassion Dinner With Views for 2019

by sarahbeths 2 years ago

Hi Everyone, I've been researching our splurge anniversary dinner on Maui on many sites. The Chowhound discussions are mostly older for Maui recs. We'll be on a babymoon and celebrating our wedding...

Healthy in Waikiki

by royalmilktea 3 years ago

Hi, could anyone recommend some healthy options in Waikiki, or Honolulu, close enough that I can get there by bike? Organic, local, farm-to-table, low carb options... Last time I went to Banan, Who...

Oahu and Maui report (long)

by sga1952 12 years ago

My first Chowhound post. My wife and I spent 10 days in Hawaii in late July and early August. I relied on numerous Chowhound posts to plan our eating adventures, along with Zagat and Honolulu mag...

Prima visits Maui, Kauai and Oahu

by prima 2 years ago

Thanks to all the current and past Chowhounds who helped me plan this trip. I'll post some favourites. I had written a long post that went missing before I hit post, so I'll add information in pie...

Kauai: Malasadas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

After breakfast at The Feral Pig, I wanted to check out Kauai's malasada action. http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/1002696 My three targets were: Kauai Malasadas, outside K Mart Kukui Grove ...

Feedback on plan for family returning to Maui but based on the West side for 1st time

by smiles33 3 years ago

Aloha, Maui chowhounds! My family of 4 is returning to Maui in February, one of our favorite vacation sites, but staying on the west side this year instead of in Wailea. Our favorite condo in Waile...

Brief, Late Oahu / Kauai Report

by Barry Strugatz 2 years ago

Better late than never. Short report of September trip to Oahu and Kauai. Ethel’s Grill (Honolulu): Great Hawaiian/ Okinawan food. Featured on Bourdain but we were the only non-locals there. ...

8 and a half desserts

by indelibledotink 2 years ago

moved from kaimuki to windward mall, replacing ben and jerrys. white peach w/tabasco and mango w/shoyu were outstanding.

Restaurants/Food Trucks/Food Stands Hana Area of Maui?

by cobpdx 3 years ago

Not much here on Hana - especially recently. We will be staying for a few nights in Hana and are looking for recommendations around Hana (and PAST Hana). Mostly interested in food stand or food t...

Honolulu food options - K-Man's list update

by macaraca 4 years ago

I've missed Kaimuki Man on this board and thought it was time to update his iconic list he last posted in 2013: https://www.chowhound.com/post/eat-honolulu-923524?commentId=9046131 I've put an X...