Mr Paoua, Mr Aloha, are some of the names of Hawaii’s biggest Funko toy collector Rex Freitas. I first met Rex 6 years ago as he worked as part of our Cooking Hawaiian Style staff. His energy and Aloha is contagious.
You can’t go anywhere on this island without someone knowing him. His network is large as he has co...
Looking for a quick treat that is easy to make and delicious? Try these raw coconut bars which are vegan and vegetarian friendly! Add some chopped macadamia nuts for added flavor and crunch!
Thanks to Mom & Dad DePeralta (Roman's Parents) for teaching Roman how to make all of these wonderful pupu dishes including this amazing coconut shrimp! Roman is lucky to have such a loving and supportive ohana! I have had the pleasue of working with Roman's Mom and hope to meet soon!
Roman DePeralta of Kolohe Kai makes another simple yet ono pupu - spicy ahi poke. Catch his epsisode on Cooking Hawaiian Style on OC16.
Roman DePeralta of Kolohe Kai joins us on Cooking Hawaiian Style to make his popular crab wontons. Be sure to watch Roman on Cooking Hawaiian Style on OC16 channels 12 & 1012 - check oc16.tv for show times and repeats.
A simple local-style pasta with Portuguese sausage and a creamy tomato sauce. You can have a nice dinner in 30 minutes!
As seen on OC16, Raiatea Helm makes her version of Kahuku Style Shrimp, the kind that you find on the North shore shrimp trucks on Oahu.
Watch Raiatea Helm make her Mom's chicken luau stew and Kahuku style shrimp as seen on OC16.tv
Roy’s is one of our absolute favorite restaurants. It’s Hawaiian infused cuisine and we ate there in Hawaii earlier this year. At the end of our meal we ordered their Chocolate Soufflé. It was so good that as a shot in the dark I emailed Roy’s and asked them if I could have the recipe. I was amazed that 1) the...
If it were me though, as tasty as this curry sauce is, I think I’d like to relax in a tub of warm haupia sauce instead! Recipe courtesy of Lori Ikeda of
A delicious, guilt-free, vegan, dairy-free, diabetic-friendly, raw cheesecake that is surprisingly simple to make and very satisfying.
Savory honey mustard chicken thighs made with Royal Hawaiian honey. You can prepare this dish up to 8 hours ahead of time or simply make the marinade, pour it over the chicken and bake.
Even people who do not like coconut enjoy this seasonal soup because the butternut squash is the dominate flavor.
Chef LaTorre is one of Cooking Hawaiian Style's new regular contributors. She will be featured on our new cooking video series on April 1st.
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Red velvet pancakes with coconut cream cheese frosting - Can't think of a better way to say I love you !! Perfect for Valentine's or any day!!
A recipe shared with me from a co-worker who used to be a chef on board a navy vessel. I love his stories of how he enjoys cooking and baking for his nephews. This Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Pie is one of their favorite dessert that he makes for them. Simple and easy, no cooking required.
This Seared Ahi with Lilikoi Shrimp Salsais a recipe from Chef Roy Yamaguchi of Roy's Restaurant.
This Root Vegetable Salad with Orange Vinaigrette is a crunchy, crisp alternative to your everyday salad!!
I remember when a ramen truck was our after work go to place for a quick and soothing bite before heading home. This truck has since become one of the most popular ramen restaurants, just down the street from it’s original location. Today there are ramen shops all over our city and ramen makings are readily found in all supermarkets. This R...
I always liked the idea of a meal cooked in a rice cooker. I also wanted to make a healthier version that was diabetic friendly. In this version, I used brown rice, splenda instead of sugar and low-sodium shoyu (soy sauce).
I also used the white meat from a rotisserie chicken ...
Rokomoko is more widely written as loco moco, which consists of white rice topped with a hamburger patty, a fried egg, and brown gravy. It is a popular Hawaiian dish that can be found at just about any fast food joint, roadside diner, mom and pop restaurant or lunch wagon in the Islands. There are many people who cla...
A great pot luck dish that everyone will go crazy over. A one-pot dish, simply made in your rice cooker.
This Roasted Tofu Lollipops with Asian Pesto is a perfect light appetizer to be enjoyed by all... especially for those that are vegetarian or trying to eat healthier.
I always love the vegetable dressing served in the Japanese restaurants. This dressing is good for salad as well as for seared fish and roast beef. I use this dressing for my ahi salad. For garlic lovers, add one (or more) clove of grated garlic.
This Szechuan Ribs is one of the most requested dishes at Roy's Hawaiian Fusion Restaurants...
This ended up being quite a simple and delicious dessert. The sweetness of the passion fruit caramel nicely complements the tartness of the pineapple.