Tag Archives: Honolulu HI

Hawaiian Honey

And another food thing I don’t have a recollection of being a Thing in Hawaii when I was a kid. Might be that I’m just more aware of it now, and you see what you’re looking for. There were three … Continue reading

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meat in a can

seems to be much more prevalent in Hawaii for some reason. The most famous (or infamous?) is SPAM, of course, which I have had, before it became the ironic/iconic item that it is today. But I don’t have any particular … Continue reading

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Malasadas!

Portuguese doughnuts! I’m not a doughnut person, even though I have the hugest sweet tooth, doughnuts have that doughnut aftertaste which just makes them not worth eating. I guess french fries sorta have it too, that fried starch thing, but … Continue reading

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palms

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gates

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Saloon Pilots

Another fond childhood food memory of Hawaii. Not exactly sure why. Except for the notable name, which is great fun to say, but I have no idea where it came from, they are pretty much just crackers. Perhaps the “pancake … Continue reading

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notes on a place

I visited more as a child than as an adult, and haven’t been to in years. The big tree in the front yard is gone, and so is the carport, and I know I’ve heard both these things but it’s … Continue reading

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Natatorium

My new word for the day. According to the authorities at Wikipedia, it’s a building containing a swimming pool. But where I came across the word is for the Waikiki War Memorial, which is an ocean water swimming pool. It … Continue reading

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Island Farmer’s Market

Hawaii Farm Bureau has several markets, Saturday morning is at Kapiolani Community College, which is within walking distance from my Grandma’s house. Well, she’s not alive anymore, but somehow in my head it’s still Grandma’s house. And it’s actually not … Continue reading

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