Kanaka Poke as Served at Umeke's Fishmarket Bar and Grill in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, as seen on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, season 28.
Recipe courtesy of Umekes Fishmarket Bar & Grill

Kanaka Poke

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 1 hr 5 min (includes chilling time)
  • Active: 35 min
  • Yield: 4 servings


Hawaiian Chile Pepper Water:


  1. In a large bowl, combine the tuna, green onion, yellow onion, oyster sauce, soy sauce, Chile Pepper Water, ogo and salt. Mix together and chill before serving.

Hawaiian Chile Pepper Water:

  1. Blend the chiles, garlic and vinegar in a blender or food processor. Transfer the mixture to a small saucepan along with the salt and 2 cups water and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and add the limu kohu. Let cool, then chill.