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  • We all remember the Junior League cookbooks with their sumptuous recipes covering the gamut of island cooking. Over 200,000 copies were sold during a twenty-year period beginning in the 1980s through the first decade of the twenty-first century. Almost every household in Hawai‘i had at least one cookbook. Now by popular demand, here are the best and favorite dishes sure to please every palate—from everyday recipes to special occasion dinners, from snacks to delicious desserts.
  • Over the past two centuries, the Hawaiian Islands have been visited by millions of people. Some of these visitors would become famous as authors, actors, aviators, and musicians. Others were already famous and came to Hawai‘i seeking respite from celebrity. All would find their lives changed by Hawai‘i, and many would leave an impact on the Islands.
  • A Portuguese-Hawai‘i Kitchen: The Local Foods of Island Portuguese explores Hawai‘i’s Portuguese cooking starting with the familiar soups and breads, on to basic traditional dishes and special festive recipes. The collection incorporates the initial simple resourceful diet of major proteins and greens grown in backyard gardens and the adaptation to locally available ingredients as the Portuguese adjusted to island life.
  • Time for lunch! This mixed plate lunch is a mix of three board books for the hungry toddler set—one book about rice, one about salad, and one listing some of Hawai‘i’s favorite main dishes. It’s the perfect set of books to have for the budding foodie and a great gift to take home and share with friends and family what exactly a mixed plate lunch is.
  • This book is a celebration of inspiring women who have contributed to the growth and development of the Aloha State determined by their spheres of influence, dedication, and commitment to their craft, industries, and the Hawaiian community. All of them have demonstrated their ability to rise above the ordinary and push the margins as frontier.
  • Kai wakes up hungry. What’s a kid to do when there’s no food in the fridge? Kai’s mom tells him to grab his hat and off they go to visit the farmers market where they see all kinds of food—fruit and veggies galore. Kai is surprised to learn that everything he sees is grown right here in Hawai‘i. A recipe is included in the back of the book.