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Meat Jun

If you're a fan of Korean food, then you've probably eaten Korean pancakes or "jeon". In Hawaii, you'll find meat jun at any Korean...

Somen Noodles

It's summer in Hawaii (yes, we have a summer) and it's getting hot and humid these days! The trade winds have skipped town and...

Sugar-Free Mochiko Chicken

There are a lot of great mochiko chicken recipes out there, so this time Mom decided to cut out any added sugar and use...

Marinated BBQ Kalbi

Mom loves to go all out when it's our birthday and everyone knows that my brother loves his kalbi. Commonly known as short ribs,...

Korean Chicken

Probably my #1 favorite fried chicken dish by my Mom is her Korean Chicken. Korean chicken in Hawaii refers to a very specific dish....

Teriyaki BBQ Pork

Like teriyaki BBQ chicken, teriyaki BBQ pork is fast and easy. It does take a little extra time to thin out the meat, but...

Teriyaki BBQ Chicken

Teriyaki chicken can be found at almost any plate lunch restaurant in Hawaii. It's usually the cheapest meal on the menu because all you...

Fried Saimin With Chicken

Fried saimin is a fried noodle dish that you'll only see in Hawaii. Saimin usually refers to a hot noodle soup with egg noodles,...

Deep-Fried Pork Jerky

Mom's Thai friend brought over some deep-fried pork jerky that she made and we loved it so much that Mom decided to recreate this...

Chicken Katsu

Chicken katsu is originally a dish from Japan, but it's also commonly found in local restaurants in Hawaii. The usual chicken katsu recipe you...

Pickled Green Mango

Every kid in Hawaii looks forward to pickled mangos in the summer! It's hard to imagine anyone having a "too many mangos" problem, but believe...

Tag: Local Cuisine

Fried Zucchini With Panko

I've been growing cocozelle zucchini in my backyard aquaponics system, which has provided my family with several wonderful dinners so far. The cocozelle zucchini is a slighty nutty and flavorful zucchini, which suits a panko-covered fried zucchini recipe like...

Growing Cocozelle Zucchini In My Backyard Aquaponics System

My brother Michael gifted my Mom and I with some heirloom vegetable seeds and I was eager to see if I could grow some larger vegetables in my aquaponics system here in Hawaii. I tried some butter squash in...

The Very Best Beaches In Hawaii To Visit As A Local

As a frequent traveler myself, I wanted to create a list of the best beaches in Hawaii to help you figure out which beaches you should be visiting during your trip to the islands. This list is of course...

Weather In Hawaii In March: Travel, Events And The Best Time To Go

March in Hawaii is a transition period where winter morphs into summer. Since we're so close to the equator, Hawaii doesn't really have a true spring or summer. Instead, March is the month where there tends to be a...

Weather In Hawaii In April: Travel, Events And The Best Time To Go

Despite what you may think, Hawaii in April is not the rainiest month to visit Hawaii. By the time April hits, the rainy season is at the end of its run and the warmer days of May are already...