2024 Poke Fest is a Wrap!

A huge mahalo to everyone that came out in support of the 2024 Poke Fest! We set a record for attendance (nearly 800 people) and served over 800 pounds of fresh ahi at this year’s festival.

Congratulations to all 21 professional and amateur chefs that competed this year. This was the closest competition we’ve seen yet. Below are the top-5 winners as judged by everyone that attended (and scored) as well as our panel of expert judges.

1st Place
Dish: Throw Back
Chef: Don Gusmam

2nd Place
Dish: Da Kona Moku Poke
Chef: Turquoise Santos

3rd Place
Dish: Poke Surprise
Chef: Grecean Manuel

4th Place
Dish: Smokin’ Good
Chef: Kauai Kookie

5th Place
Dish: Surf & Turf
Chef: James Badua