What Is It? Hawaiian food blends international flavors with fresh ingredients, local produce, and a festive flair.
Why Do It? To get a taste of what Honolulu is all about, consider taking a food tour to satisfy the inner foodie in you. Some local favorites to try include kalua pig, poi, poke, a loco moco, and SPAM musubi. One food destination to check out is the Kapiloani Community College Farmer’s Market, which operates weekly and features fresh crops grown by local farmers. Stock up on local favorites like the red rambutan fruit, sweet potatoes, and banana fritters drizzled with maple syrup.
Good to Know: Eat the Street is a monthly themed food event that takes place in the Honolulu hipster neighborhood of Kakaako on the last Friday of each month and plays into the food truck culture trend.