Sushi Ebisuya 🍣

It can be an easy restaurant to miss if you’re not looking for it. As you walk in downtown Hilo, look for the sign with a hand-painted sign featuring a fish, waves, a volcano, and the words Sushi Ebisuya. Parking can be a little bit tricky if you’re not used to the one-way roads in downtown Hilo, but you can actually find quite a bit … Continue reading Sushi Ebisuya 🍣

Sweet Tooth Delights You Can Get on the Mainland

Have you ever craved the taste of the islands? It’s not fair when you see a picture of family members back home drinking guava juice or boasting they got to have some kulolo. When they talk about the chi chi dango they just had, or the coconut mochi they tasted at a wedding, you can’t help your mouth from drooling just a little. Β It’s also … Continue reading Sweet Tooth Delights You Can Get on the Mainland

Best local grinds to make if you don’t live in Hawaii anymore

–and consequently don’t have access to poke bowl There’s nothing worse than being away from the islands and craving local food. Whether you’re abroad or lost on the mainland, drooling over the thought of a poke bowl, poi, laulau, or even something as simple as saimin can definitely leave you feeling lonely and homesick. Island food is succulent, flavorful, and absolutely ono, but it’s so … Continue reading Best local grinds to make if you don’t live in Hawaii anymore