Richard Ha writes:
When I went to pick up Professor Charles A.S. Hall and his wife Myrna at the airport Wednesday, I noticed a plane that looked like Air Force One. It reminded me that President Obama and his family are on O‘ahu for vacation.
Barack and Michelle Obama ate at Alan Wong's, with friends, on Wednesday.
From the blog Obama Foodorama:
A long day of Hawaiian golf on Wednesday gave President Obama an appetite for dinner at what is regarded as his favorite island fine dining establishment: Alan Wong’s Restaurant in Honolulu. The chef himself told Obama Foodorama last month that he was expecting a visit from the President and First Lady Obama during their Christmas vacation.
“They’re adventurous eaters,” Wong said of the Obamas. The acclaimed chef, who sources locally and sustainably for his modern Hawaiian cuisine, cooked the special APEC Leaders Dinner the President and Mrs. Obama hosted in late November at the Hale Koa Hotel in Honolulu….
Here's a fun look at when Alan Wong and his chefs visited the farm and cooked for us one time.
Last Friday, the Obamas dined at Morimoto restaurant in Honolulu.
Tomatoes from Hamakua Springs are on the menu at both Alan Wong's and Morimoto. Tomatoes fit for a president!