Tastes of Aloha Blog

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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Hawaiian Holiday Entertaining

Hawaiian Holiday Entertaining

Tis the Season for entertaining and we have wonderful Hawaiian Holiday additions that can bring a Taste of Aloha to your Holiday entertaining!  We begin with one of our favorite appetizers that comes with very little preparation. Hawaiian Pepper Jelly on Cream Cheese This appetizer uses our Dip into Paradise Hawaiian Pepper Jelly which is sweet and spicy consisting of Hawaiian peppers, onions, parsley, & honey with a flavor that is not too hot and not too mild. Pour it over cream cheese and serve with your favorite crackers. How easy is that? This delicious appetizer is sure to please...

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Fall Hawaiian Recipes are Here!

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Fall Hawaiian Recipes are Here!

Fall is here and with it we are celebrating with yummy Hawaiian Fall Dessert Recipes!   These recipes have a little of Hawai'i in all of them and we are so happy to share our love for a good Hawaiian dessert! We particularly like to celebrate these desserts with are Fall inspired Hawaiian Coffees from Hawaii's Finest Specialties choose from: Caramel Macadamia Nut Crunch, Hawaiian Hazelnut & Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie.   Our first Hawaiian Fall dessert is a Haupia Pumpkin Square and one of our absolute favorites! Combining delectable Hawaiian Macadamia Nuts, Haupia (a traditional coconut milk-based Hawaiian dessert often found at...

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Hawaiian Summer Recipes

Hawaiian Summer Recipes

Summertime brings hot weather but also brings a chance to enjoy cool foods and BBQ time! A Healthy Start Start with bringing a salad to a BBQ, which can be a treat to party-goers who may be vegetarians or who wish for a healthy and low-calorie option to macaroni or potato salads at summer parties. Making a salad using mixed greens and adding cherry or sliced tomatoes, sliced cucumber, avocado, and black beans adds a variety of good fiber veggies, vitamins and protein. Serve with Da Kine Hawaiian Island Dressing with its light kick of cayenne pepper and sweet pineapple juice,...

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