Collected by Meg Nesterov, AFAR Local Expert
1200 Ala Moana Blvd #649, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
Why use a regular pen when you could use one topped with a tiny bear astronaut? Obviously, you can't carry it in a regular bag, so you'd better find a backpack with bear ears, or at least a matching Rilakkuma (Relax Bear) pencil case. Hakubundo is...
1450 Ala Moana Blvd #1360, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
It would be hard not to love any waffle, but Honolulu's kulu kulu bakery makes them extra endearing by shrinking them down to bite-sized panda bears and baby seals. They are offered with a variety of fillings, from chocolate custard to green tea,...
67 Kupahu St, Waialua, HI 96791, USA
Hawaii is the only state in the United States with the right climate to grow and harvest cacao beans, yet there are few growers on the islands. Grown on Oahu's north shore, Waialua Estate is one of the few to harvest cacao from a single estate,...
745 Fort St #325, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Honolulu has no shortage of shops selling milk and bubble tea, a novelty tea drink with tapioca balls. Serious tea drinkers will be sated by the options at Tea Farm Cafe, with dozens of varieties of herbal, green, oolong, and black teas, served by...
When it comes to traditional "made in Hawaii" dishes, cheese probably doesn't come to mind. You might think of pineapples and macadamia nuts, which, as it happens, are also being enjoyed by the cows at Naked Cow Dairy, Oahu's only dairy farm....
1936 S King St, Honolulu, HI 96826, USA
Cocktails in Hawaii are likely to evoke tiny umbrellas, wedges of pineapple, and unnatural-colored liquid. Honolulu bar Pint + Jigger takes a different tack, mixing up cocktails like the Smoking Gun margarita, with smoked macadamia nut simple...
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