A&E to Showcase Mauna Loa Mac Nuts

November 12, 2016, 6:40 AM HST
* Updated November 12, 6:43 AM
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Mauna Loa mac nut image.Today on A&E, Mauna Loa joins the Operations Build team to demonstrate how Mauna Loa macadamia nuts can be the perfect treat for holiday entertaining.

Tune in to the Operation Build episode featuring Mauna Loa airing on Saturday, Nov. 12 on A&E Television Network at 7 a.m. ET/PT and again on FYI Television Network Saturday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 a.m. ET/PT.

Mauna Loa, the world-leading brand of macadamia snacks, will appear on A&E’s hit Saturday morning home improvement show in an episode called “Home for the Holidays,” which will feature a “Holiday Entertaining with Nuts.”

The segment will show viewers how to use Mauna Loa macadamia nuts, which are rich with nutrients, to easily create decadent desserts that are perfect for the holidays.

Click here to see the sneak peek of the upcoming episode.


“Just about anything that you would make with other nuts, you can make more exciting with macadamias,” said John Kim, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Mauna Loa parent company, Hawaiian Host. “Along with adding a nutty richness and delicious crunch to any recipe, macadamia nuts are packed with beneficial nutrients like antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that help maintain our health and wellness, and are also a fantastic source of natural energy.”


Highlighted recipes include White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies, Macadamia Truffle Mousse Pie and low-sugar Tropical Paradise Scones, all of which can be found on the company website. In addition to elevating your holiday baking, Mauna Loa macadamia nuts come beautifully packaged in various flavors, from Honey Roasted to Maui Onion & Garlic, and make for fantastic hostess gifts or a delicious snack to leave out for guests while entertaining.

Kim continued, “Things can really get nuts around the holidays with family gatherings, office parties and gift giving, so we wanted to give the Operation Build audience some delicious ideas to help ease the stress that comes with this busy time of year.”

Products are available nationwide via the company website as well as in select retail locations throughout the U.S.


All recipes featured on the episode can be found at

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