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Waiahole Poi factory

) #12 of 115 Restaurants in Kaneohe , Hawaiian
48-140 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-5103
+1 808-239-2222
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  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lau lau” (18 reviews)
“kalua pig” (10 reviews)
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Polynesian, Hawaiian
48-140 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-5103
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you are driving around the island of Oahu you will really enjoy stopping at the Waiahole poi factory for delicious Hawaiian food. Open 7 days a week from 10-6p you can count on a wonderful experience. They offer a variety of Hawaiian plates mixing...More

Thank kanoe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found out about the Waiahole Poi Factory from a local tow truck driver. So after a day at the beach we though we would try it out. Located in a former factory, this is essentially a roadside stall. We ordered (apologies if any spelling...More

Thank FelixOC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the laulau- pork belly steamed in taro leaves- the taro tastes like spinach and they gave some lomi salmon with it. My husband got the kualua pork and he enjoyed it. The chicken long rice was tasty- like chicken noodle soup, but flavored with...More

Thank jadehr
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This little place was recommended to us and did not disappoint. We pulled in for lunch after zip lining, placed our order at the window and grabbed a picnic table. Food came out and it was delish! Our group of four ordered the lau lau...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Most of the poi (the taro underground stem, or corm, which has been peeled, thorougly cooked, pounded, mixed with some water, and allowed to ferment (by Lactobacillus) is a day old, mildly sour, and excellent! This was the staple of pre-historic Hawai'i, and made up...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

The place had a written menu but for tourists, they should offer visual pictures. We ordered the squid lu'au and laulau. I asked the young asian cashier to describe it and his Hawaiian accent was so hard to understand. Mind you, I have Hawaiian friends...More

Thank NellyvilleBC
Reviewed 30 March 2017

My friends and I happened upon this very local place while checking out the north shore of Oahu. What a treat to swirl a fork full of succulent Kalua pork in poi that was hand pounded just moments before. If you want a real local...More

Thank Tiare A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

During my trip to Oahu I had the pleasure of eating lunch here at the Poi factory. I had never tried poi before or any other Hawaiian food. I had the kalua pig and my sister tried their beef luau. Both were delicious! The food...More

1  Thank Karen N
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This place was hi-lighted & recommended by our tour guy. He said it was the last "original" place where they made POI. Stopped in and I got a sampler plate - Laulau/Kalua Pig. It came with white rice and POI. The flavors of the seaweed...More

1  Thank BigDawgMAF
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Yes, it's next to the highway and a couple chickens went strolling by. I didn't mind. I had the kalua pig and found it to be very tender and tasty. The staff were friendly and patiently answered all my questions.

1  Thank 2SleepyCats
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  • Food
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Polynesian, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48-140 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-5103
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kaneohe
  • Phone Number: +1 808-239-2222
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