But we were mesmerized by the pulse of the ocean, alive to the sound of the surf and the scent of the briny air. Anyone with a Costco card can get them very inexpensively. One morning as I was swimming in the coral-punctuated shallows, two men called my attention to a four-foot shark resting on its side in the waist-deep water. The quick and dirty answer is: That kind of open-water education is the essence of a childhood in Hawaii. It's easy to grow and the leaves have a delicate, pea-like flavor. These are also ubiquitous around here.
The good news is there is an overlap of super foods that both grow in Hawaii and on the mainland. He bobbed; he practiced his freestyle and his backstroke.
Eating on the Wild Side -- in Hawaii
These have been mentioned in Chinese medical texts as early as BC and contain all the essential amino acids, which make them a great substitute for animal protein. It's easy to grow and the leaves have a delicate, pea-like flavor. A fruit synonymous with the Aloha State. They have five times more vitamin C than oranges and give more fiber than pineapples, not to mention a slew of phytonutrients. Every morning we would head over from our rental house to Tunnels Beach, named for the distinctive underwater lava tubes — those long, cavelike tunnels and coral formations so beloved and frequented by divers who swim around and through them. Ounce for ounce it's one of the best things you can consume, and it grows like gangbusters in Hawaii. Drumstick tree or horse-radish tree: