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Li Hing Sour Watermelon Local Snack Foods
Want to learn about the nutrient content of crack seed, arare, nuts, candy, dried seafood, and miscellaneous "local kine" snacks? Hawai‘i is home to a wide array of salty, sweet, sour, chewy, and, for the uninitiated, just plain strange snacks. Japanese immigrants brought rice crackers - arare - seasoned with seaweed, while the Chinese brought dried fruits known as li hing mui, or crack seed. Dried seafood snacks also have Asian origins, and there are also foods that are purely Island style, such as Hurricane popcorn. While not rich in nutrients, many local snacks are lower in fat (though higher in sodium) than American snacks. To avoid eating a day's worth of sodium and too many calories, note the serving size and eat that amount. Don't eat the whole package - share it with friends while you relax and "talk story."
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Falafel
Fern
Figs, Dried
Figs, Raw
Fish Cake, Fried
Fish Cake, Steamed
Fish, Aku
Fish, Akule
Fish, Cod
Fish, Ehu
Fish, Goatfish
Fish, Kajiki
Fish, Mackerel
Fish, Mahi Mahi
Fish, Menpachi
Fish, Moi
Fish, Moonfish
Fish, Ono
Fish, Opelu
Fish, Rainbow Trout
Fish, Salmon
Fish, Salted Butterfish
Fish, Sashimi, Ahi
Fish, Squid
Fish, Talapia
Fish, White, Breaded and Fried
French Fries, Thick
French Toast
Fruit Cocktail with Syrup
Fruit Punch Drink
Fruit Roll-up
Fruit Salad
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