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Souvenirs - food and nonfood related

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Souvenirs - food and nonfood related

What are some good souvenirs to bring back to the states from Hawaii? My prerequisites would have to be that it can be put into our carry-on and not too heavy. I wanted to bring my coworkers some candy/food as well but not sure what is good in Hawaii! Let me know!

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1. Re: Souvenirs - food and nonfood related

I love Hawaiian Host dark chocolate covered macadamia nuts. Honolulu Cookie Company's pineapple shaped short bread cookies are good too with many flavors to choose from.

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Oh so many things! I also love chocolate macadamia nuts, and for coffee lovers, Kona coffee is a hit. Fresh pineapple - you can buy at the airport in ready to carry boxes. :)

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3. Re: Souvenirs - food and nonfood related

Just by the way, Hawaii is in the states.

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My favorites for food are already mentioned. The shortbread pineapple shaped cookies by Honolulu Cookie Company. And any kind of macadamia nuts (chocolate covered, spicy, etc.)

I also like flavored macadamia nut oil (for cooking) and tropical scented lotions for wearing) but by virtue of being "liquids" won't work in your carry on

http://www.honolulusoap.com/ their scented soaps and candles are lovely

I like Hawaii-patterend coffee mugs from the ABC Stores.

packages of Hawaiian coffee

aloha, suze

Edited: 02 April 2013, 19:32
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5. Re: Souvenirs - food and nonfood related

There are many identical posts to yours with great information. Type souvenirs in the search box for the Oahu, Maui or Kauai Forums ... and you will find tons of ideas.

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LOL placebets.. oh my i meant not here in the mainland of US.. *embarassing* Thanks everyone!!

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Aaaahhh, I see. All us "mainlanders" have made that mistake at one time or another.

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I bought small packages of the Honolulu Cookie Company cookies for the kids and the neighbor who watched our home. Those were a big hit!

We also really liked the Aloha Spice Company rubs that we found in their store over at the HHV. The ones we bought have coffee in them and are really good.

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Obama Bobblehead, puka shells, pink coral, dukes t shirt, and I would concur on the honlulu cookie company and choc mac nuts.

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Souvenirs I've brought back in a carry-on re-useable grocery bag (my personal item):

Coffee

Hawaiian print re-useable grocery bags

Hawaiian music cd's

Calendars

Hawaiian Sun Lilikoi drink mix (powdered)

Crack seed (li hing mui, dried fruits)

foam plumeria flower hair clips

stickers