sweet potato chips

Why Sweet Potato Chips?

Why Sweet Potato Chips?

Of course sweet potato chips are tasty. The sweeter taste of a Hawaii grown purple sweet potato goes perfectly with a light salting. In addition to the great taste, sweet potato chips are also healthier than their white potato counter parts. Purple Sweet Potatoes are […]




Sweet Potato Chips Grown and Made in Hawaii

Sweet Potato Chips Grown and Made in Hawaii

Hawaii Island Gourmet and Atebara Chips has been making chips locally here in Hawaii since 1936. We are Hawaii’s first chip company and are also responsible for producing the first Taro Chip (a smart business decision by the the company founder, Mr. Atebara, when all […]




July 4th Sweet Potato Chips Sale

July 4th Sweet Potato Chips Sale

July 4th is just around the corner. Are you looking for that perfect party snack that is both unique and local? We can help. Our sweet potato chips are both grown and made right here on the Big Island of Hawaii. In fact, we are the […]




Happy Thanksgiving from Hawaii Island Gourmet

Happy Thanksgiving from Hawaii Island Gourmet

 Starting tomorrow, the Holiday Season is officially here. We wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. While you begin your Holiday shopping, we ask that you please consider your local community and stores. Our products and gift baskets are made by local members of the community using as many local […]




Purple Sweet Potatoes: Superfood

Purple Sweet Potatoes: Superfood

Whether it is baked potatoes, mashed potatoes or sweet potato chips, you should probably be eating more purple sweet potatoes. Listed #1 on Dr. Oz’s “5 Superfoods To Eat Now” in 2010, the purple sweet potato has health benefits that you just can’t get from […]




Health Benefits of Purple Sweet Potatoes

Health Benefits of Purple Sweet Potatoes

There are a lot of chips available these days. As we are all considering healthy options, there has been an increase in healthy chips made from vegetables and sweet potatoes. Sweet potato chips in particular have become a popular option because they are naturally sweet, healthier […]




Hawaii Island Gourmet 4th of July Special

Hawaii Island Gourmet 4th of July Special

  To celebrate this 4th of of July, Hawaii Island Gourmet is offering a special at our Hilo, Hawaii shop. Through July 5th, buy any 4-4oz bags of chips and get the 5th one for free. It’s a great value It’s a perfect chance to […]




Healthy Chips

Healthy Chips

What are healthy chips? There are a lot of diets out there that limit what you can and can’t eat. They all vary on what is okay, but what they do mostly agree on is that fewer ingredients is better. You also want to try and […]




Paleo Salsas for your Sweet Potato Chips

Paleo Salsas for your Sweet Potato Chips

In the last post we discussed why sweet potato chips are a good snack for those on the paleo diet. The purple sweet potato has a number of health properties that make it a great choice. You can find that article here: Paleo Diet Snack-Sweet Potato […]




Paleo Diet Snack-Sweet Potato Chips

Paleo Diet Snack-Sweet Potato Chips

If you are on the Paleo Diet then you aren’t allowed to eat potatoes or corn. You can’t eat potato chips or corn chips. However, just because you are on a paleo diet doesn’t mean you can’t have something sweet and salty. Sweet Potato chips […]




A New Batch of Sweet Potato Chips

A New Batch of Sweet Potato Chips

While everyone was preparing for this last weekend, Hawaiian Island Gourmet and Atebara Chips was busy making a new batch of sweet potato chips. To make sure that the chips are as fresh as possible, they are sliced, cooked, and bagged all on the same […]




Taro Chip and Potato Chip Cookies

Taro Chip and Potato Chip Cookies

  Fresh and hot out of the oven, Hawaiian Island Gourmet cookies are more than just cookies. To give them that something extra, we take our hand-made shortbread cookie batter, and add pieces of our potato chips (above) and our taro chips (below). This gives […]




Gourmet taro chips, sweet potato chips, potato chips, and chocolate

Gourmet taro chips, sweet potato chips, potato chips, and chocolate

  Hawaii Island Gourmet and Atebara is known for its potato chips, taro chips and sweet potato chips. We have been making healthy chips (using only three ingredients: potatoes or taro, salt and canola oil) since 1936. Our chips are kitchen cooked and handmade. To keep them […]