If you've ever been to a luau, you're probably familiar with the traditional way Hawaiians cook an entire pig in an
underground pit oven called an "imu". But instead
of cooking a single pig, you can cook HUNDREDS
of turkeys all at once!
Everyone loves macadamia nuts and about 90% of the world's supply is grown right here in Hawaii. The trees don't grow just anywhere. They require many of the same tropical growing conditions that also makes the Big Island of Hawaii the ideal place to produce premium Kona coffee as well. Take a peak inside the world's largest factory/farm and learn some fun facts about this crunchy, buttery and amazingly delicious nut.
Many people already know Hawaii is the only U.S. state able to grow coffee commercially. But did you also know the climate, rich volcanic soil, and unique growing conditions that make Hawaii the perfect place to grow the world's best coffee also provides ideal growing conditions for one of our other favorite foods? Chocolate!
Tucked away in the outdoor foodcourt of the Ka Makana Ali’I Shopping center is Uncle Lani’s Poi Mochi. It may be hard to miss but if you follow the smell of something fried and sweet, you will find it for sure!
Even though we locals are spoiled with being so lucky to live here in Hawaii, we are still able to appreciate the amazing-ness that is Hawaii and can see why millions of people come to visit our home every year!