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JAL 60th Anniversary Commemorative Flight

  Misa and I had a wonderful opportunity to fly for free!  JAL (Japan Airlines) has been celebrating its 60th year of operations in Hawaii in 2014.  We were invited to board a flight that took us from Oahu to the Big Island and back.  Thanks to the great weather, we had clear views of […]
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PBS Program – “Hiki No”

      We had the fantastic opportunity to work with two of Mid-Pac Institute’s finest sophomores, Travis and Bailey, to put together a short feature about Aloha Tofu. “Hiki No” features student produced content on PBS (Oceanic Cable – Ch. 10). If you can take time out of your busy Thursday night schedules, skip […]
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Senator Gabbard Honors Aloha Tofu

Today, June 23, 2014, Senator Mike Gabbard honored and commended Aloha Tofu Factory as an Innovate Hawaii Manufacturer of the Year Finalist (Small Company) in the Hawaii Food Manufacturers Association’s inaugural TASTE Awards 2014.  He presented Paul Uyehara, President of Aloha Tofu, with a framed certificate from The State of Hawaii Senate.  Aloha Tofu Factory was selected for […]
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The Pig & the Lady

We went to a special Natto Dinner. All dishes are made with NATTO!!!!!????? This incredible event was put on by Chef Le and his family (and good friends!).  We’re pretty traditional when it comes to natto, eating it with egg, green onions and shoyu on hot rice so we really weren’t sure what to expect.  […]
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Aloha Tofu Mousse at Sheraton Moana Surfrider

This week, Aloha Tofu Mousse began selling at the Sheraton Moana Surfrider!                 They have Aloha Tofu’s Chocolate Cheesecake Tofu Mousse, Strawberry Tofu Mousse & Oboro Tofu!                 I visited Lawson at the Sheraton Waikiki too!               […]
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Welcome! St. Francis Japanese Class Students!

11 Students from Ms. Tokuda’s Japanese class toured Aloha Tofu Factory.  They learned about Tofu manufacturing and the company’s history.  Of course, they enjoyed sampling our products.                 As part of their Japanese class assignment, Ms. Tokuda instructed them to describe tofu in Japanese.  (i.e. “Tofu is white and […]
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The Lawson at Sheraton Waikiki

If you were born in Japan, you probably shopped at Lawson, the famous convenience store in Japan. This is Lawson at the Sheraton Waikiki.                 You can buy delicious Japanese foods…such as Musubi, Sushi, Sandwiches, and more!!!                     I found our good […]
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Visiting the Children House in Pearl City

We went to the Children’s House on Friday, April 19, 2013 and taught the kids about Tofu!                 Paul, a former Preschool teacher, shared his hand-made story boards.                 After listening to Paul talk about Tofu, the children sampled Yudofu, Soy Milk, and […]
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Blueberry Tofu Mousse

Our newest flavor…Blueberry Tofu Mousse.  Call the factory at 845-2669 for availability.  Or stop by and try our other tofu mousse flavors – Chocolate, Cheesecake, Strawberry, Coffee Caramel, Green Tea and Pineapple!
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A Cage of Fireflies Revisited

A CAGE OF FIREFLIES closed Sunday, March 3rd after an extended run of entirely sold-out performances. Congratulations to playwright Daniel Akiyama, director Phyllis Look, props team Monica Cho Coldwell and Squire Coldwell (who initially contacted Aloha Tofu), and the entire company.  Many thanks to everyone at Kumu Kahua Theatre and a Cage of Fireflies for using our humble […]
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