For some reason I never visited Sueoka’s Store and Snack Shop in Koloa town, so I decided to stop in while I was walking around the area.
I was so glad I finally stopped in! There were so many cool and different things to look at in the store! I didn’t really buy much, but had a fun time looking around.
The snack shop is actually a window outside of the store. I didn’t really check it out, but I heard they have really cheap plate lunches and teri burgers.
Inside, the store itself is a bit dated, but clean. The aisles are pretty tight and jammed with both things you’d find on the mainland and things very unique to the Hawaiian market. Those, of course, were the most interesting to me.
In addition to the boxed and canned stuff, there’s fresh produce, seafood and meat.
Now I just have a whole slew of photos of interesting things I saw! Papa’a = “cooked crisp”, so I guess papa’a chips are crisp chips! From Taro Ko Farm.
More chips from Taro Ko Farm.
Great selection of Hawaiian books sprinkled around the store.
There was a large selection of Hawaiian liquor. Here’s Keoki’s Kona Coffee Liqueur and Maui Okolehao. Okolehao is derived from the ti plant.
Old Lahaina Rum from Maui.
Ocean Vodka and Hawaiian Vodka.
Rice! Lots of rice!
Laura’s Otap is Filipino puff pastry.
Shoyu. Lots of shoyu!
Umeboshi = pickled plums.
Mama Sita’s is a Filipino line of sauces and mixes.
Noodles. Lots of noodles!
Bee-Ann’s Fish Crackers, another product of the Philippines.
Maui white cane sugar.
Aloha Sunset pancake mixes. We’ve gotten some teas they make, but never the pancake mixes.
Cones for Sushi, cone sushi.
Ono Ono Luau Leaves for laulau or squid luau!
Super random assortment of non-food items. I bought a couple of the Japanese Salux wash cloths for Dallas. He uses them every day. I have one in my shower I use sometimes too.
Kauai Grown pork belly.
Boy Bawang chips are from the Philippines. Lechon Manok is Filipino roast chicken, so I guess the chips on the left are chicken flavored!
Ding Dong Snack Mix is a mixture of “greaseless peanuts, corn bits, U.S.-grade green peas, corn chips and curls.” Another chip from the Philippines!
A selection of teas from The Hawaiian Tea Company from Maui.
A selection of teas from The Pacific Place Tea Garden in Honolulu.
Lots of produce!
Pineapples, of course!
Half and aisle of canned meats.
Hawaiian Sun guava jelly and jam. Classic!
Assam Milk Tea is from the Philippines.
Kauai Kookie, a favorite!
Hawaiian Springs Water.
Hawaiian Sun tropical drinks.
Aunty Lilikoi is also a favorite from Waimea. Looks like they got a web site revamp and a label revamp.
Marlin Fish Jerky from Kona.
Salty Wahine spices are made in Waimea. I didn’t buy any this time, but I have in the past.
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