Hawaii Food Map: FOOD

Loquat (Biwa, Pipa, Luh Kwat)

Loquat is an small, oval, pale yellow to apricot-orange fruit that grows on an evergreen tree that also bears dark green, dramatically beautiful leaves.  The fruit is prized for its0 [ read more ]


This luscious, pearl of a fruit usually starts ripening on trees in Hawaii's backyards and farms as summer comes around (usually May through August). Lychee season casts a glow of0 [ read more ]

Macadamia Nuts

Macadamia nuts grow on evergreen type trees and are native to the rainforests of Eastern Australia.  We love them for their rich, buttery and big dose of healthy fatty acids.0 [ read more ]

Malabar Spinach (Mồng tơi, Alugbati, Shan Tsoi, Bertalha, Tsurumurasaki)

Not related to spinach but just as nutritious, this very tender and brilliantly green leafy vegetable grows on a soft stemmed and quick climbing vine.  It can be found growing0 [ read more ]

Malungay (Moringa)

[caption id="attachment_1480" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Marungay leaves"][/caption] Malungay, also known Moringa is often called the Miracle Tree because of the nutritional value to be found in its leaves, long bean pods,0 [ read more ]


Mangos are widely grown as a backyard tree in almost every area of Hawaii. It grows on generous trees, large and shady, that can continue to fruit for decades. It0 [ read more ]


Proclaimed "the Queen of tropical fruits" by British-born Malaysian writer Desmond Tate, the mangosteen is the size of a plum with a striking purple skin and fragrant, succulent white segmented0 [ read more ]


Mint is an ancient herb used for its culinary, medicinal and aromatic properties. Being that it is a perennial herb and that it grows well in Hawaii, bunches of freshly harvested0 [ read more ]


Mushrooms have long been prized both for its subtle flavor and meaty texture.  We're so lucky to have two mushroom farms growing an incredible range of mushrooms.  Bob and Janis0 [ read more ]

Mustard Cabbage (Gai Choy Mustard Greens)

Mustard Cabbage is also known is Gai Choy, Mustard Greens, Chinese Mustard and Mustard Leaf. It is a species of mustard plant. It is high in vitamins A and K.0 [ read more ]