Among the most recognizable cultural cuisines in the world is the Hawaiian cuisine – a diverse, interesting hodgepodge of delicious foods which possess different levels of incredible flavor, technique, and presentation. It serves as a multi-cultural melting pot of the Polynesian islands, marrying different
cultures in every dish and specialty on the islands.

The beauty of Hawaiian cuisine is that, despite being a versatile mix of different dishes and having hundreds of food options, it still retains its distinct characteristics that sets it apart from other cuisines. The mix of sweet, sour, spicy, and even sour flavors are so uniquely Hawaiian that one bite is enough to make anyone want to come back for more.

Here are some of the most popular and celebrated dishes you should definitely try when visiting Hawaii and are looking to taste something truly authentic, especially when you’re in Waikiki, courtesy of this infographic by Go Hawaii Tours.