International Poke Day
Thu Sep 28th

International Poke Day

No, International Poke Day is not a day to poke someone sitting next to you. Rather, the day, which takes place every September 28th, honors a Hawaiian dish called poke. It's pronounced poh-kay by the way, by the way.

Poke is the Hawaiian word for slice or chop. diced raw fish, sea salt, candlenut, seaweed, seaweed, and limu are among the dish's components. In case you're curious, limu is a dark green seaweed plant. It's a common ingredient used in many Hawaiian dishes. Poke is one of Native Hawaiian cuisine's most popular dishes. Traditionally, the raw fish consisted of aku or octopus. Any of the modern-day poke includes ahi, salmon, or other varieties of shellfish.

Immigrants from Korea, Japan, and the Philippines added their own ingredients to poke over the years. These ingredients include soy sauce, fish eggs, wasabi, and green onions.

Poi Poke is an integral part of the Aloha spirit, no matter what ingredients chefs are using. However, this spirit is not limited to Hawaiian culture; it is the law. Aloha means unity, humility, and perseverance. Aloha also means hello and goodbye. Around the world, people are spreading the Aloha spirit of Hawaii.

Many restaurants around the world are specializing in making their own version of poke. These restaurants can be found in Vancouver, Toronto, New York, San Francisco, London, Johannesburg, Tokyo, and Sydney. These restaurants can be found in Vancouver, Toronto, New York, New York, San Francisco, New York, San Francisco, San Francisco, London, Johannesburg, Tokyo, and Sydney. As the native Hawaiian dish is spreading around the world, it's becoming extremely popular. One particular restaurant in New York City serves poke to more than 600 people a day. In addition,, poke is a common "to-go" food for customers on the move. Poke is a healthy food choice, in addition to being delectable.

How to celebrate #internationalpokeday

Restaurants serving poke are commemorating International Poke Day by offering discounted menus on the dish in honor of International Poke Day. The Aloha Poke Contest is held in conjunction with the Hawaii Island Festival.

If you find a poke restaurant in your area serving poke, International Poke Day is the perfect time to try it. You might even try your own poke if you're feeling adventurous.


Fresh tuna steaks are 2 pounds (cubed) and can be cubed.

1 cup soy sauce

¾ cup green onions

2 T sesame seed oil

toasted sesame seeds are toasted in 1 T by toasted sesame seeds.

1 T crushed red pepper (optional) (optional) (optional): (optional): Optional): 1 T crushed red pepper (optional) (optional):

2 T finely chopped macadamia nuts finely chopped macadamia nuts.

Mix all the ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate for at least two hours. Enjoy!

With #InternationalPokeDay, be sure to snap a snapshot of your creation and post it on social media.