Snacks From Hawaii

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I got the nicest surprise in the mail yesterday — a care package filled with local Hawaii snacks from my friend Fern on Oahu.

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She sent quite a few of my favorites, like Passion Orange Drink Mix (YUM), Coconut Pudding Haupia (it’s kind of like coconut Jell-O), Red Coconut Balls and Mauna Loa Macadamia Nuts, and some things I’ve never tried before, which I’m super stoked about. Seriously, I can’t wait to get those Hawaiian Sun Pancake Mixes (Lilikoi Passion Fruit, Pineapple Coconut and Chocolate Macadamia Nut) into my tum! I’m going through a breakfast-for-every-meal-of-the-day phase, and these should totally hit the spot.

There are some non-food-related things in there, too, like yummy-smelling soaps and lotions, a sweet card, a magazine, lip balm, and some drops to keep in the potty for those, um…less-than-fragrant moments when you’re on the throne (it happens to us all). 🙂

THANK YOU, FERN! This was very sweet of you. You made my week.

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hawaiian sun passion orange

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macadamia nuts

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coconut haupia

manoa chocolate

anahola granola

furikake puffs

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  1. Lulle says:

    Yay! I’m spotting some stuff I’ll try to find in Kaua’i! I’m leaving Monday (doing a happy Polynesian dance) 🙂
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  2. Elena says:

    Yum! I have tried the pancake mix before! Mmmm. Now I wanna go find some.

  3. MizzJ says:

    Omg this makes me miss Hawaii so much! Haupia is the best. Have you tried taro pancakes? Must have!
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  4. sally says:

    The pancake mixes look fabulous! Yum! What a sweet friend to send you some goodies

  5. jessica says:

    Dear Hawaii,
    One day we will meet in person.

    sigh

    xoxoxo
    jessica
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  6. Tatiana says:

    Lilikoi Passion Fruit!!!! Those pancakes would be the first thing I tried. Oh man, I love Lilikoi! There used to be a bakery on the road leading to Kilauea Lighthouse on Kauai that made a Lilikoi cake. Yum!!!
    Let us know how the soaps from Kula Herbs are.

  7. Janet says:

    Ohh this makes me want to re-visit Hawaii so much! I went several years ago, for about 4 days at the end of a long trip, and I was ill the whole time. 😔

    One day I’ll go back and spend a couple of weeks exploring everywhere!

  8. These packages are great, especially when they come as a surprise.
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  9. Holly says:

    What a fantastic idea & such a seet idea! I live in the Seattle area & my favorite cousin lives in the Phoenix area…she may be receiving a themed package for Christmas. 😀

  10. Kelly says:

    Oh my gosh, it all looks so yummy! 🙂 Anything with macadamia nuts is a favorite of mine, and that coconut pudding sounds ahhmazing! While I do live in SoCal, maybe it’s time I go West to take a vacation. My last three have been on the East Coast, yet I’ve never been to Hawaii… 🙁
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  11. Jennifer says:

    Hawaii is the most beautiful place I’ve ever visited. I haven’t been in years. I really want to take my son there.

    That shot of the macadamia nut package gave me a flashback to my childhood. When I was a girl, my grandma went to Hawaii for a convention and someone she was doing business with sent her like a few big cases of macadamia nuts. they were so good but that was like my mother’s answer when I wanted a snack for like a year. And now, I can’t even stand the smell of them. 🙂
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  12. lena says:

    did you use to live in hi, karen?

    there is a conf there and i am tempted to go. but so expensive. it’d be about 30yrs since i was there last.

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