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Uala Leaf Cafe
Uala Leaf Cafe logo has blue sky and water falls, green Koolau mountain and two purple leaves.

Summer 2020
We are closed to the public until further notice.

Hale Akoakoa - Cafeteria
t (808) 235-7358

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During these unusual times we miss connecting with our community. Until we can meet up again our chefs have shared some of their special recipes. Enjoy!

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Closed on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and State holidays or otherwise noted.
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The menu is subject to change based on availability and at the chef's discretion.
Mikomiko has been cancelled until further notice.

Mikomiko refers to deliciously seasoned food. Purchase your themed meal created by Uala Leaf Cafe. Come dine with friends and gather for interactive instructional conversation and talk story. Learn about the featured ingredient through ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i words and phrases then enjoy delicious tastings.

Sponsored by Ke Kumu Pali and Uala Leaf Cafe in partnership with Kahua Ho‘ona‘auao Title III grant.
Windward Community College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, or disability in its programs and activities.
Hale Akoakoa building with Koolau mountains behind it.

Uala Leaf Cafe

Located at the top of the Windward Community College campus in Hale Akoakoa building first floor Kahuku side. The cafe features lunch Monday through Thursday 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, soup, including a mix of local style favorites with local ingredients, heart healthy, vegetarian and vegan. We are a Blue Zones Project Approved Restaurant.

For more information please contact Daniel Swift at (808) 235-7357 or

Please check back for new weekly menus.
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Uala Leaf Cafe - Chef Created Items

Homemade Pickles  small $4.50    large $8
‘Ōlena Pickled Cucumbers
Pickled Onions
‘Ōlena Pickled Vegetables

Please call to place your order or to check if items are in stock (808) 235-7358.
chili pepper water and granola
‘Ōlena Chili Pepper Shoyu $4
‘Ōlena Chili Pepper Water $4
Ko'olau Sunrise Granola Mix $6

Please call to place your order or to check if items are in stock (808) 235-7358.
ULC Hawaiian Seasoning Salt Mix $5
ULC All Purpose Seasoning (salt free) $7

Please call to place your order or to check if items are in stock (808) 235-7358.

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A sampling of our offerings.

cheese burger and fries
Cheese Burger w/French Fries
beef stew
Beef Stew
adobo and bitter melon
Pork Adobo and Bitter Melon Sitr Fry mix
eggplant parmigiana
Eggplant Parmigiana
coconut cornchowder
Coconut Corn Chowder
arabic chicken
Breakfast bento

roast pork and gravy
Roast Pork w/ gravy
kalua pig
Kalua Pig and Cabbage

mapo tofu
Mapo Tofu
lentil soup
Lentil Soup
chicken taxo bowl
Taco Tuesday - Pulled Chicken Bowl
pumpkin and brussel sprouts
Kabocha and Brussel Sprouts
chicken pot pie
Chicken Pot Pie

spicy tofu
Spicy Korean Tofu
Chocolate Chip Cookie
pastele stew
Vegetarian Pastele Stew

vegetable donburi
Vegetable Donburi
misoyaki eggplant
Misoyaki Eggplant

arabic chicken
Fareeji Masahap (Middle Eastern Chicken)

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

KHON 2: Sam Choy’s in the Kitchen: Windward Community College