Official Flowers Of The Hawaiian Islands

Official Flowers Of The Hawaiian Islands

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 5/16/2019 to Best of Hawaii
Each of Hawaii’s official flowers is as unique as the island it represents. Typically, the color of the flower is linked to the official color of each island as well. From Oahu’s native yellow ilima to Molokai’s white kukui blossoms, these beautiful native Hawaiian flowers create a colorful, fragrant symbol of the state of Hawaii and of each of Hawaii’s main islands.
Hau`oli Makahiki Hou! - Eight New Year’s traditions in Hawaii

Hau`oli Makahiki Hou! - Eight New Year’s traditions in Hawaii

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 12/27/2018 to Stories Of Aloha
While Hawaii residents may hold to New Year’s traditions like singing “Auld Lang Syne” and setting off fireworks, the state’s diverse ethnic cultures ring in the New Year with foods considered to bring good luck. Traditions and superstitions range from Japanese mochi pounding for good luck to Filipino Pancit consumption to grant a long life.

Here’s a look at eight New Year’s traditions in Hawaii that shed light on how culture plays into annual festivities.
Stories of Aloha: From Hiking Napali to Making ‘Naked Bacon'

Stories of Aloha: From Hiking Napali to Making ‘Naked Bacon'

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 4/5/2018 to Stories Of Aloha

Kona Coffee? Bacon? ? Unique Story of Aloha? ?

We found John Kreilich, a St. Louis entrepreneur who happens to love our Kona Coffee and the Hawaiian Islands where we produce it. John also seems to know a thing or two about bacon. Here’s a little about John, his passion for paradise, his coffee preferences, and how he became a bacon guru.