Sam Choy’s Keauhou Poke Contest winners

AMATEUR DIVISION

AMATEUR DIVISION

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Overall Winner: Gwen Edwards of Kailua-Kona

1st Place Winners: Gwen Edwards of Kailua-Kona (cooked category); Susan Osborne of Aina Life Culinary Arts Class at Kua O Ka La Charter School in Pahoa (spicy category); Guy Toyama of Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (traditional category); and Keoki Rivera of Kailua-Kona (with soy sauce category)

PROFESSIONAL DIVISION

Traditional Category

1st: Jayson Kanekoa of Waikoloa Beach Marriott

2nd: Ken Schloss of Huggo’s

3rd: Dale Taylor of The Fish Hopper Seafood & Steak Restaurant

Cooked Category

1st: Jayson Kanekoa of Waikoloa Beach Marriott

2nd: Deanna Del Mar of Okolemaluna Tiki Lounge

Spicy Category

1st: Jayson Kanekoa of Waikoloa Beach Marriott

With Soy Sauce Category

1st: Kevin Lanning of Island Thyme Gourmet Catering

2nd: Kelsi Ikeda of Sandy’s Drive In

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3rd: Jayson Kanekoa of Waikoloa Beach Marriott

SOURCE: Fern Gavelek Communications