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Alien-Brain Pork and Spam Nuts: Eating Local in Honolulu

Maracuya, maracuja, parchita: they are all local words for passionfruit that I have encountered in my travels—in Panama, Brazil, and Venezuela respectively. In a recent visit to Honolulu, I learned to refer to passionfruit by its Hawaiian name: lilikoi. I … Continue reading

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