10 Ways to Totally Experience Oahu Like a Local

10 Ways to Totally Experience Oahu Like a Local

When in Hawaii, do as the Hawaiians do! By Lois Alter Mark Travel Expert JUNE 9, 2016 Anytime is a good time to book a holiday on Oahu, Hawaii’s third largest island. Known as “the gathering place,” Oahu is home to about two-thirds of the state’s...
Hawaiian Sea Asparagus Caprese Salad

Hawaiian Sea Asparagus Caprese Salad

Made with fresh Hawaiian heirloom pineapple and beefsteak tomatoes, fresh sea asparagus and fresh mozzarella cheese. 2 Hawaiian Heirloom Pineapple Tomatoes 2 Hawaiian Heirloom Tomatoes (red) 1/4 cup Japanese rice wine vinegar handful fresh sea asparagus 8 ounces fresh...
Sea asparagus and tofu salad

Sea asparagus and tofu salad

Combine all the salad ingredients, except for the sesame seeds, in a large bowl. Add the dressing to a small jar with a tight-fitting lid. Close the lid and shake. When the dressing is mixed, pour it over the salad ingredients and then mix, gently. Sprinkle the top...
Sea asparagus poke salad (Kahakai Kitchen)

Sea asparagus poke salad (Kahakai Kitchen)

For the last couple of years, the sea asparagus man (I am sure he has a name but I call him the sea asparagus man), has been selling sea asparagus and other “aqua culture” at the the farmer’s markets and some of the specialty markets around town, and...
Inarizushi (Inari sushi)

Inarizushi (Inari sushi)

Prep Time: 3 hours, 30 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Yield: 8 pieces Ingredients 2 cups water (480ml) 3 Tbsp soy sauce 4 Tbsp sugar 8 squares Aburaage (or 4 rectangle) 1 cup Dashi (240ml) (or liquid from hydrating Shiitake mushrooms, or combinations) 3 dried shiitake...