Joan Wilhelm Raymond, KS ’53
Oldies but Goodies, Vol I. Kamehameha Schools Alumni Association, Nā Pua Mae‘ole o Kamehameha Chapter. 1983.
4 cups green mangoes
2 tbsp. Hawaiian salt
6 cups water
4 cups brown sugar, packed
3 cups vinegar
½ cup salt
2 tbsp. red food coloring
Peel mangoes and slice into ½ inch strips.
Sprinkle with salt and let stand overnight.
Rinse and drain.
Combine syrup ingredients and bring to a boil. Cool.
Place mango slices in jars and pour syrup over.
Let stand 2–3 days before serving.
Manakō, or mango (Mangifera indica), is a large, common fruit tree from India. Long, narrow leaves form a dense top, and large ovoid, juicy fruits develop usually between March and October. (Hawaiian Dictionary, 236).