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Hawaiian chocolate: Many local companies make fancy chocolate candies, but only two use pure Hawaiian-grown chocolate -- Original Hawaiian Chocolate Factory and Waialua Chocolate. Cocoa content on both is high -- 60% to 70% for the dark chocolates. You'll have to seek out a specialty shop. Go to for locations. For Waialua Chocolate, visit the Dole Plantation on Oahu's North Shore ( Betty Shimabukuro is the food editor for the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Her second cookbook, "What Hawaii Likes to Eat," was released last month. Comments? Email
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