Bizarre Foods: Hawaii Pictures

Andrew Zimmern heads to Hawaii's Big Island, far from the tourist-filled beaches. Go behind the scenes with Andrew to get his take.
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Kahua Ranch

The sunset from Kahua Ranch in North Kohala, HI.

Yellowfin Tuna

Yellowfin tuna, courtesy of Capt. Bomboy Llanes.

Perfectly Sliced Yellowfin Tuna

It tastes better when you catch and fillet it yourself.

Gear Up for Tahitian Prawn Spearing

Why don’t I look as cool as the locals do? Brothers Ben and Kwai Publico and I are all geared up for a Tahitian prawn spearing, and somehow, I just don't look the part.

Horseback Riding at Kahua Ranch

Kahua Ranch hands don't come any better than this guy. At least I can ride and not fall.

The Waipio Valley

Cow Testicles Anyone?

Nut-cutting time at Kahua Ranch.

Cow Testicles for Everyone

Trimming the cow testicles over our bucket at Kahua Ranch.

Fried Testicals

Frying the testicles. Locals call them lahos and serve them sprinkled with garlic salt.

Tuna Eye Balls

Tuna eyeballs waiting to be braised in sugar and soy sauce at KTA grocery store.

Making Algae

Giant ponds of algae (at Hawaii Natural Energy Lab Park) waiting to be turned into vitamin supplements.

Would You Like Some Spirulina?

Offering the crew a taste of some raw spirulina paste. 

Traditional Foods at Super J's

Pasteles and pork lau lau at Super J's.


“Green-sticking” for tuna off the Kona Coast.

Catch of the Day

Got one. Small but tasty.

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