Hawaii Island Gourmet Holiday Gift Baskets

It’s hard to believe, but it’s already September. Halloween is just around the corner and before you know it we will be into Thanksgiving and Christmas! Where did the time go? It’s been a great year so far and here at Hawaii Island Gourmet and Atebara Chips we are hard at …




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 of the potatoes disappeared due …




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 products as possible. Our taro …




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 try the original Atebara’s Chips …




Hawaiian Made Taro Chips

Who would have thought to make taro chips when everyone else was already making potato chips? While it is becoming more common today, using taro or sweet potatoes to make chips required a bit of ingenuity and some special circumstances. It’s actually quite an interesting story about a new company …




Mother’s Day Gift Basket

It’s that special time of the year again when we get to show our mother’s how much we really appreciate them. This mother’s day gift basket will give her a piece of Hawaiian Aloha and a lot of sweetness. Whether it’s chips, cookies or chocolates, this basket has it all. …




Hawaii Island Taro Chips

Hawaii Island Gourmet has been making chips since 1936. The founder of the company, Mr. Atebara found a chip making machine in a magazine, and without any experience, purchased it and started the first chip company in Hawaii. Like everyone else at that time, he originally started making potato chips. …




Hawaii Island Gourmet’s Ginger Taro Cookies

These ginger taro cookies are made using locally grown ingredients (taro and ginger) and are of course made at our kitchen here in Hilo, Hawaii. There are a lot of cookies around, but taro cookies are  something that are a little more rare. Because of the taro in the cookie, …




Ultimate Chocolate Cookies

  When we say “handmade gourmet cookies”, we really mean handmade. Here is Andrew whipping up a batch of our delicious Ultimate Chocolate Cookies for First Light Bookstore at the Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station. Our Ultimate Chocolate Cookies are a chocolate cookie with chocolate chips, that are then dipped in …




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 the cookie a sweet soft …




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 as healthy as possible, we …




Famous Chips

Kettle Cooked to Perfection! These gourmet chips are light, crispy and bursting with flavor.  Atebara’s irresistible variety of Original Potato, Taro, and Sweet Potato chips bring the exotic flavors of Hawai’i Island to life.  All chips are handmade in Hilo Hawai’i using all natural ingredients and special oil reducing processes …




Handmade Chocolates

Rich Decadent Chocolates! Hawaii Island White & Dark Chocolate Coffee Crunch Bark Exquisite Milk, Dark and White Chocolate is infused with Island grown delicacies such as candied ginger, coconut, liliko’i, coffee and more to provide chocolate lovers with the most unique handmade all natural chocolates possible.  Try Our famous Atebara …




Hawaiian Gifts & Cases

Beautiful Gift Baskets & Combination Cases! Hawai’i Island Gourmet makes a wide variety of different gift sets and baskets that are perfect for any special occasion.  From our Lauhala Travel Packs to our Seasonal baskets, we can personalize gifts to meet your specific needs!  Also check out our wonderful cases and …