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An Island Staple: Shoyu Chicken

        Aloha! Another week has come and gone in paradise. The sun continues to shine, the clear water of the ocean and the sandy beaches of Polynesia are just as warm and inviting as ever, and the intoxicating aroma of local foods still lingers in the air. These foods are almost limitless in number. After all, what would paradise be on an empty stomach?! One of these foods is a particular favorite of mine and sports a delicious conglomeration of tastes: Shoyu Chicken.   One of the great things about food in Hawaii is that it represents...
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Lau Lau: Ancient Dish, Modern Delicacy

    Sign up to receive our weekly Eat Polynesia! newsletters            Email Marketing You Can Trust       Over the last several weeks, we’ve been going over a lot of deserts: Haupia, Chocolate Haupia Pie, and Banana Guava Pie. All of these desserts are delicious, and certainly worth making to accompany dinners, serve as a perfect potluck contribution, or be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home. We won’t be talking about desserts today, but we will be talking about one of my absolute favorite Hawaiian dishes: Lau Lau.     Lau...