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Honolulu resident Caroline Sluyter, left, and her college friend Ann Segarini found a Dole Whip food truck at a craft fair in Carlsbad, Calif., in November. Photo by Natasha Spaventa.
In December, Aiea resident Aubin Stremler spotted Fairhaven Poke in Bellingham, Wash. Photo by Gordon Stremler.
Flo Kakaio of Kailua discovered the Akebono 515 restaurant while in Des Moines, Iowa, in December. (The name of the restaurant references Waimanalo-born professional sumo wrestler Akebono Taro and his weight — 515 pounds.)