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The Tale of the Honolulu Baking Co. / Starbucks / Costco / 7-Eleven Oatcakes

August 29, 2020: Oatcakes update! Oatcakes are no longer available at Starbucks or Costco. They may now be purchased at all 7-11 Hawaii Oahu locations starting September 1, 2020. Oatcakes are $2.09 each. Oatcakes may also be purchased direct from the baker, Honolulu Baking Co. Here’s how: Order via email: oatcake@honolulubaking.com Order by Wednesday afternoons …

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Valley Isle Kombucha / Alchemy Maui

Valley Isle Kombucha makes kombucha with local fruits (like passion fruit, pineapple, and guava). Find them at local Hawaii markets or visit their cafe/kombucha bar in Maui. I grew up in Honolulu, on Oahu island. People not from Hawaii tend to think we travel often and easily from island to island via boat/ferry. That is …

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Malasadas in Hawaii

Malasadas are an iconic Hawaii dessert/snack. It’s a plush, eggy, yeast doughnut (usually without a hole in the middle), rolled in lots of sugar and served hot.  What are Malasadas? Short answer: Hawaii’s doughnuts of choice. Long answer: Malasadas are yeast doughnuts that came to Hawaii via Portugal. Like all foods/recipes that arrive to Hawaii …

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