Modern Hawaiian cuisine is influenced by a number of different cultures, from Polynesian to Japanese to Chinese.
There is a local Hawaiian dish called Saimin, which is very similar to Japanese ramen or soba noodle dishes.
- Poke has become popular in mainland America recently, but it has Hawaiian roots.
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With its white sandy beaches, turquoise waters, beautiful sunsets and lush green mountains, it’s hard to imagine what could make Hawaii an even more perfect paradise.
That is, until you try the food.
Modern Hawaiian cuisine is influenced by a number of different cultures, combining indigenous Hawaiian ingredients with Polynesian, Japanese, Chinese, European and mainland American flair.
There are few other places outside the islands where guests can try these traditional Hawaiian goodies. Don’t miss the opportunity to try at least some of these 15 dishes on your next trip.