Friday, February 26, 2010

Come and Ku`i Kalo (Pound Poi) Every Saturday in Nanakuli at Hale Ola

Daniel Anthony provides all you need to prepare poi the traditional way in Nanakuli every Satuday. [Click on the image for a larger view].

Daniel Anthony invites the community to "ku`i kalo" (pound poi) every Saturday from 2-5pm at Alu Like's "Hale Ola" site (89-137 Nanakuli Avenue). The only cost is for the kalo, which is $3.50/lb. For more information, call Alu Like or Daniel at 542-1326.

Background information on Daniel's "Mana `Ai" business is below:

Mana `Ai Offers Fresh Poi, Pa`i`ai, Dried Aku & "Koina Puffs"

Locally owned and operated "Mana `Ai" offers fresh poi, pa`i`ai, dried aku, and "koina puffs" (a delicious version of poi mochi).

Prices are as follows:

Pa`i`ai (concentrated poi): $10 per pound for pre-orders of 2 lbs. or more, or $12 per pound

Poi: $5 per pound for pre-orders of 4 lbs. or more, or $6 per pound

Dried Aku: $25 per pound (also available in $6 containers)

Koina Puffs (poi mochi): $1 each (available at Farmer's Markets only; these sell out fast!)


Sunday: North Shore Farmer's Market

Monday: Papakolea/Waimanalo

Saturday: Wai`anae Farmer's Market

Delivery service and mail orders also available.

For more information, visit, or call 542-1326.

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