Uala Leaf Cafe
Uala Leaf Cafe logo has blue sky and water falls, green Koolau mountain and two purple leaves.
Located at the top of the Windward Community College campus in Hale Akoakoa, the cafe features lunch Monday through Friday except State holidays. Serving students, faculty, staff and community. The cafe team is also available for on campus event catering.

The Uala Leaf Cafe is the operations portion of the Hiilaniwai Foodservice Innovations Training Program (HiFIT) and is also used as the On The Job (OJT) training experience of HiFIT.

Featuring a variety of affordable daily entrees, soups, sandwiches, wraps, including a mix of local style favorites with local ingredients, heart healthy, vegetarian, vegan and trendy “on the scene” choices for herbivores, omnivores and carnivores. We are a Blue Zones Project Approved Restaurant.

For more catering information please contact Charlene Akina at (808) 235-7428 or cmakina@hawaii.edu

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Hale Akoakoa building with Koolau mountains behind it.
The Uala Leaf Cafe is located in the Hale Akoakoa building, first floor, Kahuku side.
Please pardon the inconvenience. Hale Akoakoa is currently under construction but we are open. Enter from the mauka side of the building to get to the lower level by stairs or elevator. - Mahalo

Uala Leaf Cafe

Closed on Saturday, Sunday and State holidays or otherwise noted.
The menu is subject to change based on availability and at the chef's discretion.
CASH ONLY

If you enjoyed your meal and would like to leave us a tip (donation) for our foodservice education program please go to: University of Hawai‘i Foundation - Hiilaniwai Foodservice Innovations fund

Mahalo for dining with us.

Daily Items

Margherita Pizza
egg salad with bacon
Egg Salad Wrap w/Bacon
grilled cheese
Grilled Cheese
Koolau Cheese Burger Deluxe
Ko'olau Cheese Burger Deluxe
Chilled Somen Salad
Pineapple Scone
egg salad wrap
Egg Salad Wrap w/ Pickles
Garden Uala Hummus Wrap
Island Vegetable Wrap
Tofu Fries
Tofu Fries
coconut rice pudding
Coconut Rice Pudding w/ taro
chocolate rice pudding

Chocolate Rice Pudding
Chocolate Chip Cookie

Featured Specials

middle eastern meatballs
Kafta (Middle Eastern meatball)
pastele stew
Vegetarian Pastele Stew
arabic chicken
Fareeji Masahap (marinated grilled chicken)
beef stew
Beef Stew
roast pork and gravy
Roast Pork w/ gravy
adobo and bitter melon
Pork Adobo and Bitter Melon Sitr Fry mix
grilled chicken
Grilled Chicken
snap peas and tomatoes
Foul b'Zeit (snap peas in olive oil)
eggplant tostada
Babaganoush Tostada
pork tostada
Hibachi Steak
carrot ginger soup
Carrot Ginger Soup
taro dumplings
Kalo dumplings
pumpkin and brussel sprouts
Kabocha and Brussel Sprouts
misoyaki eggplant
Misoyaki Eggplant
vegetable donburi
Vegetable Donburi
eggplant parmigiana
Eggplant Parmigiana
kalua pig
Kalua Pig and Cabbage
chicken pot pie
Chicken Pot Pie
spicy tofu
Spicy Korean Tofu
mapo tofu
Mapo Tofu
carne asada tostada
Carne Asada Tostada
lentil soup
Lentil Soup
coconut cornchowder
Coconut Corn Chowder

KITV - Hawaii’s Kitchen: Uala Leaf Café’s 100 calorie bread pudding

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