Demo Dinner Series
now held at Kalihi Beer
Every 3rd Thursday evening 6-7:30pm

$50 CSF members  $55 general public

Simple preparation of local seafood and produce ||  Talk Story

Join us to learn how easy it can be to enjoy mostly ALL LOCAL meals and cook a variety of local ingredients!

August 15, 2024- Kamas- what are they and how to cook them

July 18, 2024- Summertime Skewers

June 20, 2024- Whole fish on the grill

May 16, 2024- How to slice fish for sashimi and crudo

April 18, 2024- How to make poke using several types of fish

March 21, 2024- Fish stock- how to make it and how to use it.

February 15, 2024- How to roll your own sushi- handroll edition

January 18, 2024- Shrimp & grits AND Fish & grits

Dinners we have enjoyed already

10/23/2023 Nigiri and other sushi techniques at Broken Boundary Brewery

8/21/2023 How to prepare parts of the fish: kama, bones, and belly at Broken Boundary Brewery

07/17/2023 Fish en papiollote

5/15/2023 Mochiko Fish with guest 'Chefs" Bo & Jess from Forage Hawaii at Broken Boundary Brewery

3/20/2023 Fish Tacos: Ensenada Style at Broken Boundary Brewery

2/20/2023 Blackened fish & Creole Shrimp at Broken Boundary Brewery

1/16/2023 Whole fish to Sashimi and Crudo

9/19/2022 Kona Kanpachi & Ulu

10/17/2022 Fish Tartare & Ulu gnocchi

7/26/2021 Sourdough pizza with Fatto a Mano

6/28/2021 How to prepare Octopus with Chefmonger Abe

01/20/2020 Fish & Bananas with Gabe from Counter Culture

10/21/2019  LauLau and Ulu preparation with Nick Reppun

9/16/2019 Venison Bruschetta & Fish Piccata with Forage

8/19/2019 Fish Tacos with Hawaii Masa Co and Ola Brew

6/17/2019 Miso Fish with Roots Cafe

5/20/2019 Sushi making with OFR/Surfrider Foundation 

3/18/2019 Seafood Gumbo with SlowFood Oahu

Processing demos
Join us in our kitchen in Kaimuki
to learn how to process fish!

Process whole fish to filet  |  Filet to sashimi & poke 

Only $50 for members of our CSF/ $55 for non-members and you get to take ~1 pound of fish home or 1 serving to enjoy!

March 18, 2023 4-5:30pm 

June 17, 2023 4-5:30pm 

 Contact us to reserve your spot today!

Past Events
  • We have enjoyed many dinners and events since and are in the process of posting them here!
    Feb 2023
  • First Cooking Demo- poisson cru and simple pan fried fish
    July 28, 2018
  • Processing Demo- Whole Ahi Shibi to Filet
    July 22, 2018
  • Queens Medical Farmers Market
    July 11, 2018
  • Processing Demo- Whole Mahi to Filet
    June 23, 2018
  • Club Z keiki camp poke demo
    June 2018
  • Summer on the Deck @ Fete
    June 19th 2018
  • Biodiversity Funders Group Annual Meeting in Kona- special quest speaker
    June 2018
  • First Processing Class- Whole Ahi to Filet
    May 26, 2018
  • Gals with Lei
    May 2018
  • Hawaii Book & Music Festival- Processing demo/talk story and Keiki gyotaku
    May 5, 2018
  • LCC Lu'ulu Annual Fundraiser- guest of Chef Andrew Lee of Pig&TheLady
    May 5, 2018
  • Kokohead Cafe collaboration Dinner & Drink Pairing
    April 10, 2018
  • Appearance on KITV news
    April 9, 2018
  • Appearance in Crave section of Honolulu Advertiser
    March 28, 2018
  • Article appeared in Hana Hou- Hawaiian Airlines Magazine
    Feb-Mar 2018
  • Processing demo at screening of Fish People
    Feb 17, 2018
  • Superbowl Sunday
    January 2018
  • Fête - Prix Fixe in the Library
    Nov 2017
  • Eat the Street – Thankful Fest
    Nov 2017
  • Haleiwa Bottle Shop
    Nov 2017
  • Radio show Dr. Health with David Snow
    Oct 2017
  • Kahumana Farm Festival and HFUU Sponsorship
    Oct 2017
  • Prix Fixe Dinner Menu at Fete
    Sept 2017
  • American Savings Bank Mahalo party (catering)
    Sept 2017
  • UH welcome back student day (outreach)
    Aug 2017
  • Fish Fry and ‘Smog of the Sea’ viewing to benefit The Green House
    July 2017
  • Conservation conference Pau Hana party with Ed and Dave (outreach/catering)
    July 2017
  • Kualoa Oyster popup at Bevy
    July 2017
  • Moiliili Summer Fest with Kokua Coop serving fish tacos
    July 2017
  • Pili group at Dwell magazine Pau hana (catering)
    June 2017
  • We now have our own farmers' market booth!
    May 2017
  • Began partnership with Kokua Coop and started Fish Taco Fridays every Friday
    May 2017
  • Panel discussion, Gyotaku and education booth at Hawaii book and Music Festival
    May 2017
  • Kokua Market Coop Owners Appreciation (outreach)
    Apr 2017
  • Williams Sonoma and Mahina & Suns dinner party
    Mar 2017
  • Relaunch Party at Kaimuki Superette with processing demo
    Mar 2017
  • Resumed CSF service
    Jan 2017
  • Farmers’ market debut for Local I’a- partnered with Forage to share booth
    Dec 2016
  • Trip to CA to shadow Reel Good fish and Siren---Delivered fish to French Laundry!!
    Nov 2016
  • Radio show ‘All things marine’
    Nov 2016
  • Legislative briefing on longline labor issues
    Oct 2016
  • Ethics of Eating talk story at UH
    Sept 2016
  • IUCN Conservation Congress session with CI panel discussion
    Sept 2016
  • Gyotaku with keiki at Mission Cafe
    June 2016
  • Gyotaku with keiki at Punahou School
    Mar 2016
  • Seafood stories Dinner Series
    Feb 2016
  • Optimysstique North Shore Festival (outreach)
    Jan 2016
  • Paused CSF service
    Jan 2016
  • Waimanalo Coop Owners Appreciation (outreach)
    Nov 2015
  • Kokua Market Coop Owners Appreciation (outreach)
    Oct 2015
  • Hawaii Seafood Month
    Oct 2015


We proudly source local, in-season seafood and distribute it directly to consumers islandwide.
Visit our kitchen in Kaimuki on Saturdays or our farmers' market booth on Sundays in Mililani. You can also enjoy our fish prepared by a select few chefs and restaurants on Oahu!