2013 Sam Choy’s Keauhou Poke Contest Winners


Best Overall Poke

Nakoa Pabre of Umeke’s

Professional Division

Traditional

1st: Henry Mateo & Elmer Tabudlo of Hawaii Calls

2nd: Tim Wong of Facebook

3rd: Ezekiel Duru of Facebook

Cooked

1st: Viktor Schmidt of Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa

2nd: Henry Mateo & Elmer Tabudlo of Hawaii Calls

3rd: Ashley Danao of Rolls With It

Spicy

1st: Henry Mateo & Elmer Tabudlo of Hawaii Calls

2nd: Pedro Almazan of The Fish Hopper

Soy Sauce

1st: Nakoa Pabre of Umeke’s

2nd: Carlos Nava of Huggo’s

3rd: Robin Ganir of Broke Da Mouth Grindz & Catering

Non-seafood

1st:Troy Cataraha

Sushi

1st: Nakoa Pabre of Umeke’s

Amateur Division

Traditional

1st: Garet Sekiya

2nd: Margie Hanselman

Cooked

1st: Alexis Fujikawa

2nd: Gwen Edwards

Spicy

1st: Christopher Todd

2nd: Keoki Rivera

Soy Sauce

1st: Keoni Paoa

2nd: Sabine Andresen

3rd: Keoki Rivera

Non-seafood

1st: Ryan Koyanagi

High School Division

1st: Konawaena High School

2nd: Kealakehe High School

3rd: Konawaena High School

Celebrity Cook-off

1st: Tony Silva & Kumu Keala Ching