Five Foods to Try in Hawaii

Hawaii is known for their different food that you cannot get on the Mainland! Below is a list of the five foods you must try in Hawaii.

1. Malasadas

Malasadas are similar to a donut but so much better. They are friend dough that come out hot and are rolled in sugar. They can also be filled with custard.

2. Shave Ice

Shave Ice is NOT the same as a snow cone on the Mainland. Shave Ice is finely shaved ice covered in flavored syrups. Some of the best flavors are lilikoi, lychee, coconut, pineapple, mango or any tropical flavor they have!

3. Plate Lunch

Plate lunches are super popular in Hawaii. Most of them include kalua pig, rice, macaroni salad and some salad.

4. Poke

Poke is raw Ahi Tuna. It is often seasoned with flavors. It's great for a snack or appetizer (pupu) before your meal.

5. Spam Musubi

Spam Musubi somewhat looks like sushi. It is rice, with fried spam on top, wrapped in seaweed. Some of the best ones are found at the 7/11 as many locals will make it and drop it off in the mornings at 7/11 and it will be $1.00.

If you've been wanting to visit Hawaii but would like assistance booking your vacation, schedule your free consultation below with The Gypsea Traveller. Libbi can assist you with your flights, car rental, resort, insurance and excursions! She lived in Hawaii and travels there at least once a year so can recommend all of the best places to visit while on the islands.

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