Category Archives: Chocolate

3 Good Reasons to Indulge in Dark Chocolate Every Day

Have you ever thought chocolate would be even more enjoyable if you didn’t feel guilty every time you bit into a bar? Actually, as long as you’re eating good quality dark chocolate, you don’t have to feel bad for indulging. There are plenty of good reasons to snack on a little dark chocolate every day. […]

Pretend You’re on a Tropical Vacation This Summer With Our New Cookies

If a trip to Hawaii just isn’t in the cards this year, we have the perfect suggestion for creating a little tropical adventure in your own home: enjoy a package of tropical shortbread cookies from Hawaii’s Local Buzz! Made with tropical ingredients like pineapple and macadamia nuts, every bite will remind you of the warm island breeze and […]

Whiskey and Chocolate: a Match Made in Heaven

If you enjoy a good glass of whiskey, there’s only one thing better — pairing your whiskey with delicious chocolate, and perhaps some espresso. Scotch whisky is aged in oak barrels, which gives it complex flavors and subtle nuances that the chocolate helps accentuate. Other whiskies are also delightful when paired with various chocolate treats. […]

Indulge Mom’s Sweet Tooth With Decadent Mother’s Day Treats

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This Mother’s Day, show your mom you really care with some delicious treats from Hawaii’s Local Buzz. From chocolate treats to shortbread cookies, all of our decadent creations are made with naturally grown ingredients from our family farms. Chocolate Covered Coffee Bean Crunch One of our star creations, chocolate covered coffee bean crunch is perfect […]

From Bean to Treat: Fun Chocolate Trivia

Who doesn’t love chocolate? This creamy, satisfying indulgence seems to be almost everyone’s favorite treat. The fact that chocolate comes in so many varieties, from white to dark, makes it even easier to love. Here are a few intriguing facts you probably never knew about chocolate. Cacao trees are extremely long-lived. Many live for up […]

Feel Free to Indulge During American Chocolate Week

Attention all chocolate lovers! Did you know there is a whole week dedicated to celebrating your favorite treat? March 15 – 21 is American Chocolate Week. If you’ve ever needed an extra excuse to indulge in your favorite chocolate goodies from Hawaii’s Local Buzz, this is it. High-quality chocolate is smooth, flavorful and utterly satisfying. […]

Were Candy Hearts Disappointing This Year? Treat Yourself to Our Chocolate Treats

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Did you receive a box of candy filled with disappointing chocolates this Valentine’s Day? Even though your sweetheart meant well, it’s hard to avoid feeling let down when you think you’re going to bite into something delicious, but instead what you discover is dry, flavorless chocolate stuffed with a mystery filling of dubious quality. If you’re still craving […]

Go Ahead, Grab Another Piece of Dark Chocolate, Your Dentist Won’t Mind

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The next time you find yourself craving a rich piece of dark chocolate, you don’t have to leave the room and do deep breathing exercises until the craving passes. Indulging your chocolate craving periodically is not as bad for you as you might think. In fact, recent studies show that eating a little dark chocolate […]

Teas Pair Perfectly With Chocolate Treats

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  It’s hard to improve on our chocolate treats from Hawaii, but enjoying them with a cup of tea makes them even more scrumptious. Tea and chocolate pair perfectly together. The crisp, clean flavor of tea is the perfect complement to smooth, rich chocolate. For the most enjoyable experience, here are a few pairing suggestions […]

The Complicated Challenges of Creating Quality Chocolate

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For chocolate lovers, there is nothing more indulgent than biting into a mouth-watering piece of high-quality chocolate. The rich layers of flavor and the smooth, creamy texture are simply luxurious. What most chocolate lovers don’t realize is how difficult it is to produce truly high-quality chocolate. From the time the Cacao seeds are planted to the time […]