Hawaii

Dreaming of traveling to Hawaii? Whether it’s prepping for your first trip to the islands or finding where to eat on Oahu, a list of classic Hawaii local food, how to find good shave ice, or which island to visit, these picks from the editors of Salt & Wind Travel will help you get more out of your travels. Find day island guides, itineraries, recipes, and more.
Hawaiian Pineapple Ham Grilled Cheese | https://saltandwind.com

Hawaiian Pineapple Ham Grilled Cheese

Let this be a PSA on behalf of all our Hawaii friends out there. Hawaiian pizza doesn't come from Hawaii, but what they can't deny, is that no matter how it comes together, pineapple and ham make for a really delicious combo – especially when cheese is involved and especially when it's in this Pineapple Ham Grilled Cheese.

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Weekend Itinerary: Girls Trip To Honolulu | https://saltandwind.com

Weekend Itinerary: Girls Trip To Honolulu

Why we should all add a long weekend in Honolulu to our travel bucket list ASAP! Here is how to do a long weekender and girls' trip to Oahu!

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Where To Travel Now: March 2015 | https://saltandwind.com

Where To Travel Now: March 2015

This month we're looking forward to making the most of the last days of winter while embracing the start of Spring and our fellow food-travel friends are doing the same with travels taking them from a St Pat's celebration in Chicago to the cliffs of Amalfi and the beaches of Hawaii. 

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Shrimp and Vegetable Saimin Noodle Soup Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Shrimp and Vegetable Saimin Noodle Soup Recipe

The Hawaiian classic dish, Saimin, is seriously amazing but the storebought stuff can also be seriously salty. Here's my homemade version that's healthier than the original but just as Hawaiian as the original dish. 

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Huli Huli Chicken Skewers Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Huli Huli Chicken Skewers Recipe

It's hard to mimic the smoky, flame-licked rotisserie chicken known as huli huli chicken you get in Hawaii but this recipe does a darn good job at getting close!

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Ginger Mint Green Iced Tea Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Ginger Mint Green Iced Tea Recipe

This is a recipe for one of our favorite iced teas in the summertime. It's not too sweet, has a good amount of mint and ginger flavor and is made with green tea for tons of antioxidants!

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24 Hour Itinerary: Oahu, Hawaii with Lee Anne Wong | https://saltandwind.com

24 Hour Itinerary: Oahu, Hawaii with Lee Anne Wong

Lee Anne Wong -- owner and exec chef at Honolulu's brunch house, Koko Head Cafe, and author of the just-published cookbook, Dumplings all Day Wong -- invites us along for her perfect day on Oahu. 

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Hawaiian-Style Spiced Boiled Peanuts Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Hawaiian-Style Spiced Boiled Peanuts Recipe

It’s pretty much impossible to spend any real time in Hawaii without coming across boiled peanuts. Along with poke, boiled peanuts are a classic happy hour pupu (appetizer) and I can never seem to get enough of them. 

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Toasted Coconut and Coffee Salted Chocolate Bark | https://saltandwind.com

Toasted Coconut and Coffee Salted Chocolate Bark

Inspired by our favorite local ingredients in Hawaii -- sea salt, cacao, and coffee -- this easy-to-make salty, energizing chocolate bark is a fun twist on the traditional recipe. 

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Passion Fruit Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Passion Fruit Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe

This isn't a traditional Mai Tai cocktail. Let's be clear because I don't dare face the wrath of Mai Tai aficionados. Think of this as a Mai Tai light as it's teamed with passion fruit juice, but it is thoroughly Mai Tai in every other respect. 

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Visiting Volcano Island Honey | https://saltandwind.com

Visiting Volcano Island Honey

It was if the skies were weeping there was so much rain falling and yet, not even 24 hours prior, I had been crossing fields of lava rock in heat so dry I could’ve baked flatbread. After taking my Hyundai rental car to its limit by off-roading over a pot hole-ridden, washed out road, I trekked by...

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Madre Chocolate | https://saltandwind.com

Madre Chocolate

Madre Chocolate is but one year old yet they've made an impact in that short time, and, with good measure, as they're the only bean-to-bar artisanal chocolate shop in the state of Hawaii. They couldn't be more uniquely located because Hawaii is the only one of the 50 states where cacao is current...

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