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Champion from Watermelon to Poke

It simply don’t matter. From watermelon to poke, the results are the same – winner. Let’s set the stage. Ricefest 2017. Third annual poke bowl eating contest sponsored by Paina Cafe. Two bowls. One bottle POG. No palu allowed. Three minutes. Ten contestants. The most poke eaten determines the winner. Utensils optional. From what I […]

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Hawaii Ocean Expo 2017 Poke Eating Contest

A new year, a new event, a new food, but the results are well… watch and see. This was the first ever poke eating contest at the Hawaii Ocean Expo. Need more gut-busting amazement? Check out his first win at the Farm Fair in 2009 followed by a victory in 2014. Now add spicy ahi […]

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Farm Fair Watermelon Eating Champ 2009 & 2014

Return of the Watermelon Eating Champion

Over the weekend, the sports world learned that LeBron James was coming home while Carmelo Anthony penned, “My city, my heart.” Lost among this NBA hoopla was the return of the champion, the Hawaii State Farm Fair Watermelon Eating Contest champion. In 2009, the champ took stage and demolished his watermelon ahead of his competitors. […]

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Eat That Watermelon!

On Saturday, the extended fam headed to the Hawaii State Farm Fair at the Bishop Museum for some sun and fun. Like last year, the crowds were in full force even though we got there early. We became members of the Bishop Museum to bypass the long line for tickets. Along with the kinda scary […]

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