The Hukilau: A legacy of Laie

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  • Steve
    Oct. 29, 2009 11:40 a.m.

    The story brings back a lot of memories. As a youth in 1968-69 I used to offer service hours by serving at the Hukilau, until it was shut down by the Board of Health for various infractions. It's where I got my introduction to Hawaiian food. Before the meal, the tourists used to wade into the bay with a net, but I don't recall that anyone actually caught anything except a little seaweed. Still, I think it was a fun experience for everyone involved, especially this haole kamaaina.