Spam holds a place dear in the hearts of many Pacific islanders, a legacy of the canned food rations brought to this part of the world by American soldiers during World War II. In Honolulu, the love stays alive through the annual Spam Jam on Waikiki Beach, where local restaurants come up with recipes for using the canned meat -- with varying success.
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Every event has its draw of mascots, as does Spam Jam.
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Catch the wave...of Spam.
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Spam sushi
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What can improve the common hamburger? Why Spam, of course!
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You know Spam is going upscale when Gordon Biersch brewery wants in on the action.
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An enthusiastic display of Spam cupcakes from the Hard Rock Cafe.