Uala Leaf Cafe
Uala Leaf Cafe logo has blue sky and water falls, green Koolau mountain and two purple leaves.
Hale Akoakoa building with Koolau mountains behind it.
The Uala Leaf Cafe is located in the Hale Akoakoa building, first floor, Kahuku side.

Uala Leaf Cafe

Closed on Saturday, Sunday and State holidays or otherwise noted.
Cash only.
Please note Tuesday and Friday menus have been switched due to availability of ingredients.

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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.

Featured Items

beef stew
Beef Stew
ulu stew
Ulu Stew
egg salad wrap
Egg Salad Wrap w/ Pickles
egg salad with bacon
Egg Salad Wrap w/Bacon
eggplant tostada
Baba Ganoush Tostada
pork tostada
Pulled Pork Tostada
chicken and falafel
Marinated Chicken and Uala Falafel mixed plate
misoyaki eggplant
Misoyaki Eggplant
Turkey Moco w/ Uala Mac Salad
okinawan kabocha
Okinawan Braised Kabocha
Garden Uala Hummus Wrap
Island Vegetable Wrap
eggplant parmigiana
Eggplant Parmigiana
chicken parmigiana
Chicken Parmigiana
Pineapple Scone
Baba Ganoush w/ Olive Tapenade
Eggplant lasagna
Eggplant Lasagna
Tofu Fries
Tofu Fries
carne asada tostada
Carne Asada Tostada

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

Uala Leaf Cafe opens at Windward CC

The Uala Leaf Cafe celebrated it's grand opening on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. Now open to students, faculty, staff and community, the cafe team is also available for on campus event catering.

Located at the top of the campus in Hale Akoakoa, the cafe serves lunch from 11 am–1:30 pm, Monday through Friday except State holidays. Featuring a variety of 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.

For more catering information please contact Charlene Akina at (808) 235-7428 or

Please check back for new weekly menus. We invite you to  join our mailing list to receive updates.

Uala Leaf Cafe is now a Blue Zones Project Approved™ Restaurant

Uala Leaf Cafe celebrated it's most recent accomplishment on Thursday, June 2, 2016 joining other organizations in Koolaupoko that are supporting the Blue Zones Project community well-being improvement movement by implementing changes in their restaurant to make healthy choices easier for their customers.

Uala Leaf Cafe achieved Blue Zones Project Approved™ Restaurant status by successfully completing the Blue Zones Project® Restaurant Pledge, a compilation of evidence-based best practices for optimizing the restaurant environment for better health. The cafe selected and implemented research-backed options for promoting well-being including local produce and native plants, fresh fruit, alternatives to sugar-sweetened beverages and 100 calorie bite-sized desserts.

A sampling of our menu items.

coconut cornchowder
Coconut Corn Chowder
Chilled Somen Salad
macnut brownies
Walnut Brownie
imitation crab and pea sandwich
Imitation Crab & Pea Salad Sandwich
chocolate pudding in a cup.
Chocolate Pudding
tofu orange chicken
Fried Tofu Orange Chicken Style
turkey spaghetti
Baked Turkey Spaghetti
chicken teriyaki
Teriyaki Chicken
vegetable pancit
Vegetarian Pancit
Ham and Potato Soup
Cream of Broccoli Soup
chicken noodle soup
Chicken Noodle Soup
tuna salad sandwich with french fried onions
Crunchy Onion Tuna Sandwich
Beef Vegetable Soup
chicken long rice noodle soup
Chicken Long Rice Soup
Egg salad sandwich
Egg Salad Sandwich
turkey wild rice soup
Turkey Wild Rice Soup
Seafood pasta
Seafood Alfredo Pasta
vegetarian pasta
Vegetarian Alfredo Pasta
vegetable minestrone soup
Vegetable Minestrone Soup
hot and sour pork and potato soup
Hot & Sour Pork Potato Soup
vegetarian chili
Vegetarian Chili
baked fish with citrus salsa
Baked Fish w/Citrus Salsa
Vegetarian Yakisoba
Vegetarian Yakisoba
Venezuela vegetable arepas
Venezuela Vegetable Arepas
cream of broccoli soup
Cream of Broccoli Soup
garlic rosemary roasted vegetables
Garlic Rosemary Roasted Vegetables
hamburger curry
Hamburger Curry
beef stroganoff
Beef Stroganoff
vegetarian lasagna with sauce blanca
Vegetarian Lasagna w/sauce Blanca
baked fish with garlic lemon butter sauce
Baked Fish w/Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce
Asian vegetable stir fry
Asian Vegetable Stir Fry
Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookie
Koolau Cheese Burger Deluxe
Ko'olau Cheese Burger Deluxe
Char Siu Chicken
Char Siu Chicken
Coffee Jello
Beef broccoli
Beef Broccoli
Moroccan Chicken with Green Olive Tomato Compote
Moroccan Chicken w/Green Olive Tomato Compote
roast port with carmelized onions
Roast Pork w/ Carmelized Onions
Kalua Pig and Cabbage
Kalua & Cabbage
lentil soup
Lentil Soup
Vegetable jambalaya
Vegetarian  Jambalaya
vegetable fajita
Vegetable Fajita
Garlic mushroom chicken
Garlic Mushroom Chicken
Pork Guisantes
Pork Guisantes
spicy tofu vegetables
Spicy Tofu Vegetables
chicken waldorf sandwich
Chicken Waldorf Sandwich
Barbecue pork and slaw sandwich
BBQ Pork & Slaw Sandwich
Steamed ginger fish
Steamed Ginger Fish
frito pie
Frito Pie
Vegetarian Honohono Fried Rice
Vegetarian Honohono Fried Rice
black bean soup
Black Bean Soup
grilled cheese
Grilled Cheese
chicken luau
Chicken Luau
beef noodle soup
Beef Noodle Soup
pork adobo
Pork Adobo
vegetable stew
Vegetable Stew
ground turkey fajita
Ground Turkey Fajita
Quinoa vegetable saute
Quinoa Vegetable Saute
uala choco chip cookie
Uala Choco Chip Cookie
herb crusted italian fish
Herb Crusted Italian Fish
Curry Tofu Stir Fry
Garden Hummus Wrap
saute pasta primavera with olive oil garlic bread
Sauté Pasta Primavera w/Olive Oil Garlic Bread
spanish vegetable medley
Spanish Vegetable Medley
almond milk cinnamon rice pudding
Almond Milk Cinnamon Rice Pudding