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 and includes 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

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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.
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
Coffee Jello
almond milk cinnamon rice pudding
Almond Milk Cinnamon Rice Pudding
Chocolate Chip Cookie

Featured Specials

Kafta (Middle Eastern meatball)
pastele stew
Vegetarian Pastele Stew
arabic chicken
Arabic Chicken
beef stew
Beef Stew
ulu stew
Ulu Stew
adobo and bitter melon
Pork Adobo and Bitter Melon Sitr Fry mix
Grilled Chicken
Foul b'Zeit
eggplant tostada
Baba Ganoush Tostada
pork tostada
Pulled Pork Tostada
chicken and falafel
Marinated Chicken and Uala Falafel mixed plate
Turkey Moco w/ Uala Mac Salad
okinawan kabocha
Okinawan Braised Kabocha
misoyaki eggplant
Misoyaki Eggplant
eggplant parmigiana
Eggplant Parmigiana
chicken parmigiana
Chicken Parmigiana
Baba Ganoush w/ Olive Tapenade
Eggplant lasagna
Eggplant Lasagna
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