Longboard Legends Pizza And History of Pizza

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Pizza is a baked pie of Italian origin consisting of a shallow
bread-like crust covered with seasoned tomato sauce, cheese, and often
other toppings such as sausage or olive. The word pizza
is believed to be from an Old Italian word meaning “a point,” which in
turn became the Italian word “pizzicare,” which means “to pinch” or
The pizza could have been invented by the Phoenicians, the Greeks, Romans,
or anyone who learned the secret of mixing flour with water and heating it on a hot stone.


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In one of its many forms, pizza has been a basic part of
the Italian diet since the Stone Age. This earliest form of pizza was a
crude bread that was baked beneath the stones of the fire. After
cooking, it was seasoned with a variety of different toppings and used
instead of plates and utensils to sop up broth or gravies. It is said
that the idea of using bread as a plate came from the Greeks who ate
flat round bread (plankuntos) baked with an assortment of toppings. It
was eaten by the working man and his family because it was a thrifty and
convenient food.

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19th Century
In the late 19th century, pizza
was sold in the streets in Naples at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It
was cut from a large tray that had been cooked in the baker’s oven and
had a simple topping of mushrooms and anchovies. As pizza became more
popular, stalls were set up where the dough was shaped as customers
ordered. Various toppings were invented. The stalls soon developed into
the pizzeria, an open-air place for people to congregate, eat, drink,
and talk.


Pizza has an interesting history and it is a favorite among many cultures and especially at Longboard Legends Pizza where they have created pizzas using the Hawaiian Taro Flour for the crust which is actually healthier than the white flour. Come and dine in or take out by calling 1-808-329-2211

Longboard Legends Pizza Is Very Unique


Longboard Legends Pizza Margarita pizza artichoke & black olives.

Welcome to Longboard Legends Pizza, our goal is to serve food using the freshest ingredients from the islands. The home of the only 28″ Taro Pizza Pie. Our dough has Hawaiian milled taro flour, and our salads and pizza toppings include fresh locally grown vegetables and house smoked meats. Our desserts are made in house as well as our signature beverages.

Longboard Legends Pizza SpaghettiDinnerwithGarlicCheeseBread

Longboard Legends Pizza serves spaghetti with garlic bread, chicken wings barbeque and hot wings, super fresh salads, awesome Kona mud pie and fudge sundaes, and the biggest and best selections of Pizza Pie in the state of Hawaii at a huge 28″ pie that requires a custom made pizza carry home container!  


Having been in the restaurant business for three generations, the Liebelt family has always been in the hospitality business. From a young age Owner Rob Liebelt knew he wanted to have his own restaurant, following in the footsteps of this father and grandfather. Longboard Legends Pizza was opened as a result. Owners Robby, Zack, Stephanie, Vern and Karen Liebelt have opened Longboard Legends Pizza offering creative selections of pizza, salads, sliders and desserts.

Longboard Legends PIzza is the best in Hawaii

All sausages and pepperoni are homemade. The Liebelt family has owned restaurants in Oregon and Dad Vern is the Chef at the University of the Nations. Longboard Legends Pizza is located in Alii Plaza (next to Lemongrass) and is open 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Please call to pick up or dine in at 1-808-329-2211