Tropical, Fruitful & Unusual: Hawaii

When you think of food from the Aloha state, you usually think of pineapples, mangos, bananas, Kona coffee and coconuts. Or poi, pork and Spam.

But there’s a new wave of Hawaiian farmers who are growing extremely exotic fruits like poha berries, bilimbi, acerola, dragonfruit, mamey sapoy, ice cream bean, and even the hairy rambutan.

Read the story in the Marin IJ.

Posted by Gil Zeimer on April 14, 2006 in Food, Travel

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