Boutique offers Hawaii Fare for the Holidays


POSTED: Wednesday, November 18, 2009

There's more than chocolate at Menehune Mac's new Gourmet Hawaiian Boutique at Ala Moana Center, between Dior and Neiman Marcus. The temporary holiday boutique is also home to island sauces, snacks and teas.

Tastings held from noon to 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 20 offer an opportunity to sample local products. Here's the calendar:

Nov. 22: Menehune Mac macadamia nut cornbread, Maui Jelly Factory mango chutney and Hawaiian chili pepper jelly
Nov. 29: Hawaii's Special papaya seed dressing and Pupukea Gardens North Shore greens
Dec. 6: Aikane Plantations 100 percent Kau coffee and ForJ's Seasoned Salts macadamia nut pesto
Dec. 13: Hawaiian Chip Co.'s taro chips with Kilauea Fire BBQ sauce and Pacific Place lychee tea
Dec. 20: Hawaii Popcorn Co. kettle corn and Kona Moon Plantation's 100 percent Kona coffee

All items are available on the spot, and Menehune Mac offers wrapping, packaging and shipping to take the hassle out of Christmas shopping.

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