Hawaiian Host Featured as Best Snack in Hawai'i

Hawaiian Host Featured as Best Snack in Hawai'i

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The Best Snack in Every State

By: David Landsel 
Hawaiian Host AlohaMacs Milk Chocolates ona white plate with a green ti leaf with pink plumeria flowers on the side and packaging.

Hawaiʻi: Macadamia Nuts

As nearly any Aussie can tell you, whether or not you asked, the iconic macadamia nut isn't actually native to Hawaiʻi, and was only introduced to the islands in the late 1800s. Of course, as [anyone from Hawaiʻi] will tell you, none of that matters — their favorite snack got there as soon as it could. Indigenous to Down Under the good-fattiest nut may be, but for generations, the Aloha State was the world's largest producer of one of the world's most indulgent natural snacks, brimming with B vitamins and other essential nutrients. A few a day will do you, but try telling that to anyone with a bag of the Mauna Loa brand Maui Onion and Garlic flavored in their hand. While you're overdoing it, pick up some of the dark chocolate-enrobed AlohaMacs from iconic chocolate maker Hawaiian Host — that or a slice of mac pie from the nearest available source, which, once you're here, is probably closer than you think.

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