This salt is what happens when majestic Pacific seawater meets red Alaea volcanic clay. The result is a traditional Hawaiian table salt used to preserve and season all types of food. Hawaiians believe that it has significant health benefits. It has numerous minerals and is used in healing rituals and for medicinal purposes. It is the authentic seasoning in Kalua Pig, Hawaiian Jerky and Poke. Don’t be intimidated, you can use it to roast or grill meat or fish. It is even delicious in Mexican cooking.