Aloha Kitchen:

Aloha Kitchen:

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Recipes from Hawai'i

By Alana Kysar

In Aloha Kitchen, Alana Kysar takes you into the homes, restaurants, and farms of Hawai'i, exploring the cultural and agricultural influences that have made dishes like plate lunch and poke crave-worthy culinary sensations with locals and mainlanders alike. Interweaving regional history, local knowledge, and the aloha spirit, Kysar introduces local Hawai?i staples like saimin, loco moco, shave ice, and shoyu chicken, tracing their geographic origin and history on the islands. As a Maui native, Kysar’s roots inform deep insights on Hawai'i’s multiethnic culture and food history. In Aloha Kitchen, she shares recipes that Hawai'i locals have made their own, blending cultural influences to arrive at the rich tradition of local Hawai'i cuisine. With transporting photography, accessible recipes, and engaging writing, Kysar paints an intimate and enlightening portrait of Hawai'i and its cultural heritage.