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Kaukau Las Vegas, NV - Food Review

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Guava Chiffon Cake - broke da mout! Island Flavor, Las Vegas, NV Visit my new foodie Instagram page! @hawaiigirltastyadventures  Besides climbing, I love food! Well to be specific, I love Hawaii local food, with Hawaiian and Asian food coming in at a close second. There aren't any eateries here in New England dedicated to Hawaiian food, unless you count the "Poke" eateries. Poke is a raw fish salad served as an appetizer. In Hawaii, traditional Poke consist of cubed Ahi, Maui onions, Inamona , Limu , green onions and maybe (little bit kine) sesame seed oil. There are many other variations, but my second favorite is Shoyu Ahi Poke , in which the cubed Ahi is marinated in shoyu, specifically  Aloha Shoyu ! I have yet to see a Poke eatery here in New England that has nailed the traditional and authentic Ahi Poke. Most, if not all, offer bowls with choices of white or brown rice. But there many other "extras" that can be heaped onto that bowl

Red Rock Canyon - Rock Climbing

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Shaka selfie from the top of "Sweets To The Sweet" - Hamlet Wall Spent a couple of hours this morning climbing with Marissa and Tammy at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Park ! Got a few climbs in on the Hamlet Wall off of the first pullout on Scenic Loop - Sweets To The Sweet (5.7) , Frailty Thy Name Is Sandstone (5.7) , and To Grunt & Sweat (5.8) . Being in Red Rock Canyon was surreal...the rock is so red and has a gritty feel to it. I was so stoked to be finally climbing me some red rock! What an amazing day - I sure will miss  Marissa and Tammy, but hope to be back to climb with them soon. Enjoy some photos taken of our day. On 'Frailty, Thy Name is Sandstone'  with Tammy (in blue) on my belay Tammy leading 'Frailty, Thy Name is Sandstone' Marissa leading 'To Grunt to Sweat' Climbing some red rock! 'To Grunt To Sweat' Pano from the anchor of 'Sweets To The Sweet' Got a nice crowd