Category Archives: Cookies

T Galleria (Hawaii 2016) – Cookies and Dole Whip

Okay, so… when you think about food in Hawaii, you probably wouldn’t associate it with a Duty Free Shop. But you’d be wrong.
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Big Island Candies (Hawaii 2016) – Macadamia Nut Milk Chocolate Trio

If you’ve even been to Waikiki, you’ve probably seen how Honolulu Cookie Company has grown rapidly. In fact, you probably have family or friends who have brought back their pineapple-shaped shortbread cookies after vacationing in Hawaii. While HCC has grown rapidly since 1998, there’s another purveyor of shortbread cookies in Hawaii that’s been around since 1977. Starting in the Hilo industrial district of the Big Island, Big Island Candies is known both for their signature shortbread cookies as well as their chocolate products.
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Honolulu Cookie Company – Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach (Waikiki 2015)

The last time we were in Waikiki, we got hooked on Honolulu Cookie Company. These tasty shortbread cookies are so addictive.
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Honolulu Cookie Company (Waikiki Beach Marriott) – Hawaii 2013

If you walk down Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki, you’re sure to notice all of the Honolulu Cookie Company shops that tempt you with their delicious signature shortbread creations.  First started in 1997 by the Sung family, they have rapidly grown from a wholesale provider to having 9 shops in Oahu including the one located at the Waikiki Beach Marriott that opened in 2008. Read the rest of this entry

Sweet Thea @ the Royal City Farmers’ Market

We were out at the Royal City Farmers’ Market located at the Quay in New West (now called River Market) in April.  The last one for the winter season, it was nice to see vendors back in the Quay for a change even if it was just for a short period of time. Read the rest of this entry