Quiz: You'll Only Get 10/15 On This Word Association If You're Hawaiian


Not many people on the mainland know this, but you are much more likely to find Spam than pineapple on a Hawaiian dinner plate.

This fun trivia quiz contains questions about terminology related to Hawaiian landmarks, history, and cuisine.

 Oct 27, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

The real name of Hawaii's "Big Island" is __________.
Mauna Loa

2 of 15Pick your answer!

The Hawaiian Islands are part of __________.

3 of 15Pick your answer!

Ahi is the Hawaiian name for the ___________.
yellowfin tuna
macadamia nut

4 of 15Pick your answer!

The main ingredient in poke is __________.
raw fish
taro root

5 of 15Pick your answer!

In Hawaii, Pūnana Leo are __________.
inexperienced surfers
Hawaiian language schools for children
mischievous creatures in Hawaiian folklore

6 of 15Pick your answer!

At minimum, a Hawaiian plate lunch will contain an entree, such as katsu chicken or a hamburger patty, plus _________.
a green salad and seafood soup
macaroni salad and white rice
pineapple slices and fried Spam

7 of 15Pick your answer!

Mauna Loa is a ____________.
tropical flower

8 of 15Pick your answer!

In Hawaii, "Pidgin" refers to ____________.
the endangered Hawaiian crow
a dish made from mashed taro root
a creole language based on English and Hawaiian

9 of 15Pick your answer!

In Hawaiian cuisine, pipikaula is most similar to ___________.
beef jerky

10 of 15Pick your answer!

In Hawaiian cuisine, aku, onaga, and mahimahi are types of _________.
preserved meats

11 of 15Pick your answer!

In Hawaiian cuisine, nori is a type of _________.

12 of 15Pick your answer!

The main ingredient in the Mai Tai (invented in California but popularly associated with Hawaii tourism) is _________.

13 of 15Complete the lyric!

Tiny bubbles in the ________ ...

14 of 15Pick your answer!

In Hawaiian cuisine, loco moco is a hamburger patty topped with ___________.
Spam and fried onions
gravy and a fried egg
a grilled pineapple slice

15 of 15Pick your answer!

What Hawaii calls long rice, the rest of the U.S. calls __________.
home fries
basmati rice
cellophane noodles
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