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Grilled Hawaiian Pineapple with Hawaiian Sugar Glaze

Grilled Hawaiian Pineapple with Hawaiian Sugar Glaze

It's July 1st and we are officially in BBQ Season! And while we all love the different ways of grilling up our proteins how about this sweet treat to add to your menu at your next BBQ? Sweet Pineapple spears lightly grilled and topped with a glaze of Hula Girl Maui Vanilla Sugar and Honua Macadamia Nut Blossom Honey. Easy and delicious!  INGREDIENTS 12 Pineapple Spears  1/4 cup Hula Girl Maui Vanilla Sugar 1/4 cup butter (melted) 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon Honua Macadamia Nut Blossom Honey DIRECTIONS: Combine Hula Girl Maui Vanilla Sugar, Butter, Cinnamon, Vanilla, and Honua...

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Tastes of Aloha featured in Spotlight on Big Island Businesses

Tastes of Aloha featured in Spotlight on Big Island Businesses

We were delighted to be featured in Spotlight on Big Island Businesses this week! Have a look as one of our co-owners, Laurie Mattos gives you a highlight of some of our most popular products and Tastes of Aloha's mission to source Hawaii island food products from each island!   

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Curried Egg Salad Sandwich with Aloha!

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Curried Egg Salad Sandwich with Aloha!

It definitely was a different Easter this year, but one thing we noticed after our Easter Egg hunt at home was we still had a lot of eggs leftover! Not quite sure what to do with them we decided to make an Egg Salad with a different Hawaiian twist. This Curried Egg Salad uses Exotic Curry Powder from Ka'iulani Spices. So good! CURRIED EGG SALAD SANDWICH  Ingredients 8 Large Eggs 1/3 Cup Mayonnaise 1 tsp Ka'iulani Spice Exotic Curry Powder 1 tbs Chopped Fresh Chives Kosher Salt and Black Pepper 4 Slices Wheat Bread 4 Large Leaves Bibb Lettuce  ...

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Arugula Salad with a Hawaiian Twist!

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Arugula Salad with a Hawaiian Twist!

One upside to our stay at home mandate in Hawaii is that we have time to make delicious meals at home, enjoy quality time as a family cooking and eating at the dinner table.  Our family loves salads and we have been enjoying making our own salad dressings to coat with whatever greens and vegetables we have at the time. Last night, we decided to use the Hawaii's Gold Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Oil as our base for our salad dressing and it did not disappoint!  We added the Macadamia Nut Oil, fresh garlic, lemon juice, Kaiulani Spice Organic Alaea Sea Salt...

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Introducing Tastes of Aloha!

Introducing Tastes of Aloha!

  We are excited to announce our rebranding of Hawaii Coffee Connection to -Tastes of Aloha!  As many businesses do, we have evolved from providing our customers with a connection to Hawaii's Finest Coffees and Hawaiian Food Gifts to now being able to offer many Tastes of Aloha such as jams, jellies, butters, teas, honeys, granola, syrups, a bigger line of Hawaiian coffees, Hawaiian Chocolates and our Tastes of Aloha Gift Boxes. Our mission, as always will be to source local products from each island, provide you with excellent customer service, with a goal of launching new products and gift...

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