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Oahu Top Restaurants Guide

Discover seven places where you should eat and drink on the fringes of Oahu, Hawaii’s third largest island and home to the capital of Honolulu. You should also check out my guides to essential...
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Hawaii Food & Wine Festival: The Bounty of He’eia

We met in a parking lot near downtown Honolulu and set off in a bus to learn from representatives of the Kamehameha Schools, which for 125 years have been working “to enhance the capability...
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Ted’s Bakery: Catching a Haupia Pie Wave on Oahu’s North Shore

The North Shore of Oahu is probably best known for death defying, big wave surfing, followed by beaches and farms. Further down the list, but no less important, are culinary touchstones like shrimp trucks,...
Hawaiian Food Oahu


It was a busy morning of touring farms on Oahu’s North Shore, complete with stops at Waialua Estate and Marine AgriFuture, so by the time we arrived at Turtle Bay Resort, most writers in...
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Waialua Estate: Swapping Pineapple for Cacao and Coffee on the North Shore of Oahu

We started our North Shore farm tour at Helemano Plantation, which was kind of like a pineapple theme park. Derek Lanter, manager of Waialua coffee and cacao, pointed out the Dole pineapple plant across...
Hawaiian Food Oahu

Kahumana Organic Farm & Cafe: Food + Community in Waianae

We started our western Oahu farm tour at Ma’o Organic Farms, a special place that focuses on produce and social responsibility, before transitioning to Kahumana Organic Farm & Cafe, a new age, farm to...