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The Gayot Hawaii Issue 2011

VACATIONS: Something for Everyone
HOTELS: Hot Beds in Cool Locales
RESTAURANTS: Poke, Luaus, Food Trucks
FOOD & DRINK: Kau Kau and Coffee
EVENTS: Celeb Chefs and Shark Swims
WINE & SPIRITS: Pineapple Vodka


Hawaii is for lovebirds! Plan your Hawaiian honeymoon or romantic escape with our travel guide
Adventure beckons on Molokai, Maui and more

Hawaii 101
A rundown for rookies

Kauai Honeymoon Guide
Five romantic days for lovebirds

Exploring Hawaii's Volcanoes
Follow the lure of the lava

Historic Hawaii
A nostalgic escape for history buffs

Outdoor Adventures

Molokai, Maui and more off the beaten path

The Best of Hawaii

Top Hawaiian Spas


Aulani, A Disney Hotel & Spa
The Magic Kingdom is going Hawaiian

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Kaupulehu
Oceanfront luxury on the North Kona Coast

The Waikiki EDITION
High-concept style by Ian Schrager

Hilton Hawaiian Village
Top 10 Family Hotels in the U.S.

The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua
Top 10 Spa Hotels in the World

More Hawaii Hotel Features
Hawaii Hotel Search
Hawaii Top 10 Hotel Lists

The Magic Kingdom is going Hawaiian at the Aulani, A Disney Hotel & Spa in Kapolei, Oahu
The lobby of The Waikiki EDITION features an artsy patchwork collage made of broken surfboards once used by pro surfers


We've scoured the islands to bring you the ten best spots to enjoy shaved ice
In the mood for poke? Find out where to go to savor this popular Hawaiian appetizer

Top 10 Shaved Ice
Ten standout spots for Hawaii's favorite local treat

Top 10 Poke

Poh-kay (cubes of raw fish) is a must-try delicacy

Top 10 Food Trucks
Hop on the lunch wagon craze

Top 10 Luaus

Experience a traditional Hawaiian extravaganza

Also: the best Hawaii Regional Cuisine, Barbecue, Outdoor Dining, Value, Happy Hour and Ice Cream

More lists at Best Hawaiian Restaurants

Restaurant News and Culinary Events
Hawaii Restaurant Search


Kau Kau: Cuisine and Culture in the Hawaiian Islands
Explore the colorful tradition of Hawaiian food

Molokai Muleskinner Coffee
A rich and earthy roast from Molokai

Waialua Estate Extra Dark Chocolate
Alan Wong-approved chocolate from Oahu

Wailea Agricultural Group Farm
Sustainable farming on the Big Island

Kona Coffee: Worth the Price Tag
Hawaiian Food Terms

Don't know your kulina from your kulolo? Learn the difference with our guide to Hawaiian food terms


Mingle with celeb chefs such as Roy Yamaguchi at the First Annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

First Annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival
Celebrate world-class food and wine Sept. 29-Oct. 1 on Oahu with Roy Yamaguchi, Alan Wong and others

See All Culinary Events
Cirque Polynesia
Farmers Markets of Oahu
Swimming With Sharks in Maui and Oahu
More Hawaii Events


Pau Maui and Island 808 Vodka
80-proof vodka made from pineapple

SKYY Infusions Pineapple
Hawaii-themed cocktails like the Hula Dancer's Delight

Maui Rums
Tasty rum from the only working distillery in the state

Hawaii Wine Dinners
Best Wine Shops in Hawaii

Made from pineapple, Pau Maui Vodka is round and smooth, without a hint of its tropical fruit origins

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