Here are some pictures of various tropical fruits that you may encounter
in Hawaii depending on what is available.
Apple or Cainito has a beautiful star design when you open it.
or Soursop is a relative of the cherimoya family. Like the
cherimoya and sugar apple the soursop is creamy and white yet is a bit
more tangy with a distinctive pineapple, lime, coconut, and banana flavor.
Definitely a favorite.
Sapote is the king of the sapote Family. Not only is it
huge but it has a big seed in the middle as well. When you open it,
it looks like an orange/pink sunset and tastes like the best sweet potato
pie you've ever had.
Sapote is creamy and luscious like nothing you have ever
tasted. It's relatives are the chico sapote that tastes like brown
sugar, the mamey sapote which tastes like sweet potato pie, and the
chocolate sapote which looks like chocolate but has a mild flavor.
is purple on the outside but white/translucent on in the inside. It
tastes like the sweetest tangerine you've ever had!
trees grow wildly in Hawaii. The green coconuts are fresh and not
fungicide treated like the ones you find on the mainland. The water
is refreshing, not overly sweet, and the meat is like delicate jelly with
a fresh coconut aroma.
What could be more refreshing than the water of a Hawaiian
-This might be your chance to enjoy fresh durian. It tastes
incredibly different from the frozen ones you might've encountered in the
super market. Fresh Durians are fresh, light, and creamy tasting with
strong vanilla undertones.
huge and delicious fruit is called the jackfruit. It is very
difficult to find a ripe one but once you do, you'll be amazed that the
fruit tastes exactly like the juicy fruit gum you grew up with!
Avocados in Hawaii are not like your typical Haas variety. They are
usually twice to five times the size. Some varieties are black and
round like an eight ball with a hard exterior only to reveal a creamy
luscious interior! Other varieties have a thin green skin that melts off
to reveal a slight nutty flavor.
a common fruit on the mainland, are usually hot water treated before they
reach your super market. The mangos in Hawaii are not, so they are
full of vitality and juice like no other mango you have ever had before.
is the home of such beautiful fruits such as the star fruit, that looks
like a star once you slice it. It has sweet, light, and tangy
*We cannot guarantee that every single fruit we
mention on this page will be available when you are there, but you will
certainly enjoy a wide variety of delicious and uncommon foods at Hawaii