Guide to The Hawaiian Islands : Island of Hawaii Travel Planner 2018-2019
For a complete directory of the island of Hawai‘i’s products and services, see pages 60-64. 48 gohawaii.com/island-of-hawaii @islandofhawaii @theislandofhawaii IF YOU THOUGHT THAT HIKE WAS CHALLENGING, WHAT ABOUT CHOOSING AMONG THE ISLAND’S many dining choices? Fresh ingredients, delightful flavors and settings beyond compare. From your first cup of island coffee to your last chocolate-covered macadamia nut, your days on the island of Hawai‘i are sure to be simply delicious. Local Grindz Some locals say, “Broke da mouth”—in other words, “Absolutely delicious!” haupia: coconut pudding ice shave: crushed ice flavored with sweet, brightly colored syrup kılua pig: pork covered with kī (ti) and banana leaves and cooked in an imu (underground oven) laulau: steamed fish and pork wrapped in kalo (taro) and kī (ti) leaves loco moco: hamburger patty, served over rice and topped with eggs and gravy lomi salmon: raw, salted salmon combined with diced tomatoes and onions malasada: Portuguese hole-less donut, golden brown on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside and rolled in sugar manapua: meat-filled bun, steamed or baked mochi: Japanese rice cake made of glutinous rice plate lunch: two scoops of white rice, one scoop of macaroni salad and a main entrée poi: mashed kalo (taro) root poke: seasoned raw fish salad pĹpĹ: appetizer A lively celebration of food, entertainment, as well as a lesson on Hawaiian and other Polynesian cultures are the featured fare at a lū‘au. Feast on delicious Hawaiian- inspired dishes, like kālua pork (cooked in a traditional earth oven), laulau (seasoned pork/beef and fish steamed in lū‘au (young kalo/taro leaves) and kī (ti leaves), and poi, a Hawaiian staple made of pounded kalo corms. Open your eyes, ears and stomach to all that Hawai‘i has to share! Dining connect Hāleo Sheraton Kona Bay Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay, Keauhou-Kona 808-326-4969, sheratonkona.com/haleo-luau Sunset Lū‘au Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Waikoloa 808-886-8111 marriott.com/hotels/hotel- information/restaurant/koamc- waikoloa-beach-marriott-resort- and-spa/ The Mauna Kea Lū‘au Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Kohala Coast 808-882-5707 princeresortshawaii.com/mauna- kea-beach-hotel/dining/big-island- hi-luaus Island Breeze Lū‘au Courtyard Marriot King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel Kailua-Kona 808-326-4969 islandbreezeluau.com LĹ‘au TorJohnsonAnnaPacheco Lū‘au also available at Royal Kona Resort, Hilton Waikoloa Village Resort & Spa and Fairmont Orchid.
Island of Hawaii Travel Planner 2019-2020