Poke

Hawaiian Poke Poke means to slice, section, cut crosswise into pieces; What is poke? Traditional: Poke is a native Hawaiian cuisine; seasoned, diced raw fish, octopus, and/or shellfish. Traditional poke served sliced, cubed, or smashed is seasoned and prepared with...

Hawai’i Manju

Manju, Hawaii style manju! Manju is a pastry traditionally filled with sweet azuki beans. It was introduced to Hawai’i from Japan and is similar to mochi, except that mochi is made with rice flour being chewy and soft and manju is made with wheat flour being...

Hawaiian Style Smoke Meat

Hawaiian Style Smoke Meat ‘Ono Kaukau Hawaiian Style Smoke Meat is a marinated smoked pork dish. Traditionally it was made of wild pigs either hunted or trapped. For convenience and having a softer not-so-chewy or gamey texture a very popular alternative is the...

Love’s Bakery

Love’s Bakery: With Aloha Since 1851 Love’s Hawai’i On June 19, 1851, 35 year old Robert Love, a baker from Scotland along with his wife Margaret and three sons arrived in Honolulu after an 80 day ship voyage from Australia. By July 12, 1851, less...

‘Ono Kaukau: Spam Musubi

‘Ono Kaukau: Spam Musubi Spam Musubi Derived from Japanese onigiri omusubi or rice balls, Spam Musubi has become one of the most popular foods throughout Hawai’i and now even on the mainland. The savory block of rice & Spam wrapped in nori was created...

Chef Hekili T Apao

Chef Hekili T Apao Hekili T Apao is a Chef Instructor for the Harrah College of Hospitality at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Hekili is an Alumni of UNLV, where he took advantage of his football and academic scholarships to obtain three Bachelor’s degrees in...