Tamashiro Market will be featuring three different types of poke, including two new flavors.

Photo By Grant Shindo

9/29 PokeFest sneak peek and PokePass giveaway

Unagi poke, king crab poke, all kinds of ahi poke — and your chance to win two $50 PokePasses
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Ready for some poke, Honolulu? Fifteen top poke shops across the island are coming together at Ala Moana Center on Sept. 29, 2018 for Frolic's 2nd annual Honolulu PokeFest. From 4 to 8 p.m., all the shops are selling multiple poke dishes including all-new PokeFest creations, plus we'll have a Kona Brewing Co. craft beer bar and a Poke Pound eating contest with a grand prize trip for two to Las Vegas!

The best way to eat your way through this smorgasbord is with a PokePass, which lets you skip long lines and get up to 10 appetizer portions from the poke shops of your choice. A $50 PokePass gets you 10 selections; a $35 PokePass gets you 6. And we're giving one pair of $50 PokePasses to a lucky reader! Scroll to the bottom of this post to enter.

But first, here's who's serving up all kinds of fresh poke for you on Sept. 29. And then, a sneak peek of what you'll be drooling over. Want more info? Head to honolulupokefest.com.

Aloha Poke Shop, Downtown

Aloha Cones, Downtown, Pearlridge Uptown

Cooke Street Market, Kakaako

Fresh Ahi Off the Boat, Keeaumoku

Gochi Grill, Downtown

Hawaii Sushi, Kapahulu, Monsarrat

Off the Hook Poke Market, Manoa

PAI Honolulu, Downtown

P.F. Chang's, Waikiki

Poke & Box, Ala Moana

Poke on da Run, Pearl City

Tamashiro Market, Kalihi

Tanioka's, Waipahu, Waipio

The Hibachi, Kailua, Kakaako (opening soon)

Gochi Grill

TRI-dispoke: A mix of ahi, hamachi and marinated dried aku tossed with cherry tomatoes, ogo, Maui onions, nori and chiso on top of yukari-tsukemono rice

TRI-dispoke is a trifecta of fish over a yukari-tsukemono rice blend

Hawaii Sushi

Namida ahi poke bowl, unagi poke bowl, salmon belly poke bowl (shoyu and spicy). All bowls include premium sushi rice

Don't go to Hawaii Sushi looking for unagi poke: It's a PokeFest exclusive

P.F. Chang’s

Fresh Hawaiian Ahi Poke Salad: Fresh ahi diced over organic field greens, cabbage slaw, radish, kaiware sprouts and green onions, topped with P.F. Chang’s signature poke sauce, cilantro, crispy won ton strips and dressed with P.F. Chang's sesame vinaigrette

Fresh Hawaiian Ahi Poke Salad - Photo courtesy P.F. Chang's


Poke Crisps: Fresh ahi served on a crispy wonton chip, topped with spicy aioli and sesame seeds. - Photo courtesy P.F. Chang's


Poke on Da Run

Poke nachos, kalua pig nachos, Mauka to Makai poke nachos, pastele stew nachos, kalo poke (vegan option)

The Mauka to Makai nachos are loaded with kalua pork, spicy ahi poke and Kamikaze poke over fried won ton chips. 

Tamashiro Market

Real king crab poke and two PokeFest exclusives: spicy ahi kabayaki poke and ahi yuzu poke with sea asparagus

Ahi yuzu with sea asparagus, real king crab poke, spicy ahi kabayaki poke



Giveaway: Win a pair of PokePasses

We’re giving away one pair of $50 PokePasses (a $100 value) to one lucky Frolic Hawaii reader! To enter the giveaway, simply complete the entry form below. By entering the giveaway, you agree to receive emails from Frolic Hawaii. Valid entries require first and last name, email and phone number. We’ll be picking a winner on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 at 10 a.m. Good luck!

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