Jean Watanabe Hee has done it again! Her fourth cookbook, Hawai‘i’s Best Pupu & Potluck is sure to rival her first three best-selling titles: Hawai‘i’s Best Mochi Recipes, Hawai‘i’s Best Dessert Recipes and Hawai‘i’s Best Dishes. More than 100 quick and easy recipes collected from Jean’s relatives, friends and colleagues are sure to be the hit of any party.


 Poke Dishes 

Ahi Limu Poke

Aku Poke

Imitation Crab Poke

Ono Poke

Ono Shrimp Poke


Seared Ahi Poke

Shoyu Poke

Tofu Poke 

Tako Poke

Dips & Spreads 

Artichoke and Crab Dip 

Caviar Spread 

Clam Dip 

Curry Mango Cream Cheese Spread 


Hot Crab Dip

Kamaboko-Crab Dip

7-Layer Dip 

Spicy Hot Bean Dip

Spinach Dip 

Vela-Bailey Almost Homemade Salsa 

Vienna Sausage Spread

Sushi Bar 

Vinegar Sauce for Sushi 

California Inside Out Sushi  

Easy Cone (Inari) Sushi 

Hawaiian-Style California Rolls 

Layered Sushi 

Maki Sushi

Ono Broiled Sushi 

Shinko Maki 

Spam® Musubi 

Spicy Tuna 

Temaki Roll 

Somen or Soba Sushi


Barbecue Sticks

Easy Spareribs 

Fried Ginger Pork 

Gyoza (Pot Stickers) 



Mini Laulau Pupu


Peppered Steak

Pipikaula (Beef Jerky, Hawaiian Style) 

Pork Adobo Pupu

Pupu-Style Spareribs

Shish Kabob 

Siu Mai

Spam® Won Ton

Spam® Won Ton with Green Chilies 

Spring Rolls 

Stuffed Fried Lotus Root

Won Ton

Taco Won Ton

Teriyaki Meatballs


Buffalo Wings 

Easy Macnut Chicken Drummettes 

Fried Chicken Drummettes

Garlic Chicken

Oven-Barbecued Chicken Wings

Parmesan Chicken Pupu

Sesame Seed Chicken

Sweet-Sour Chicken Wings

Tasty Chicken Pupu

Yaki Tori Sticks


Clams and Ground Pork Pupu

Cocktail Shrimp

Crab Cakes

Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms

Deep-Fried Oysters

Easy Shrimp Skewers 

Fishcake and Spam® Pupu 

Furikake Seared Ahi 

Namako (or Konnyaku) Pupu

Lomi Salmon on Skewers

Mimi’s Shrimp 

Octopus (Tako) Pupu with Miso Sauce

Oyster Bacon Wrap 

Oyster Rolls 

Salt and Pepper Shrimp 

Shrimp Lumpia

Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

Seared Ahi

Shrimp Tempura

Shrimp Toast 

Squid Pupu (Fried Calamari)


Aburage Pupu 

Boiled Peanuts, Chinese Style 

Chili Burrito Rolls

Deviled Eggs 

Evie’s Local-Style Party Mix

Furikake Arare Popcorn 

Microwave Boiled Peanuts

Green Onion Pretzels


Onion Rings

Potato Skin with Imitation Crab Filling

Ogo Kim Chee

Sesame Pancake Croquettes Pimetees Snack 

Spicy Edamame (Soybeans)

Spinach Rolls 

Veggie Pizza 

Warabi Appetizer 


Crispy Gau Gee


California Pan Sush

Gon Lo Mein 

Korean Chicken Wings 


Mochiko Chicken 

Mun Doo  

Potato and Macaroni Salad 

Seafood Salad

Shrimp and Kamaboko Tempura 

Somen Salad 

Warabi Sushi Rice

Taegu Ocean Salad Linguine

Stuffed Aburage with Somen 

Author: Jean Watanabe Hee