First Tomatoes

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….

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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. 

Before opening his Waikiki Restaurant, “Iron Chef” Masaharu Morimoto had visited us at Hamakua Springs.

Tomatoes from Hamakua Springs are on the menu at both Alan Wong's and Morimoto. Tomatoes fit for a president!