Everyone is a winner in Battle of the Food Trucks

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Ready for plating, an impromptu watermelon on watermelon creation by the Kaua‘i Community College second-year culinary-arts students waits on customers for their two-slice watermelon offering at the Battle of the Food Trucks Sunday on Kress Street in Lihu‘e.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    A sampling of the Kaua‘i sushi poke bowl prepared by the Kaua‘i Sushi Station features fresh local ahi, Hawaiian sea salt, sweet onion, Japanese cucumber, sesame oil, ogo and sesame seed at the Battle of the Food Trucks Sunday on Kress Street in Lihu‘e.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kaua‘i Community College second-year culinary-arts students Janessa Llego-Finney and Aida Roslin finish up preparing a tray of Pina Kalo-da inside the Hanalei Taro food truck Sunday during the Battle of the Food Trucks on Kress Street in Lihu‘e.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Chef Brad Nakayama of the Hanalei Taro food truck, a winner of the Dinner in the Buff Punahou Alumni award, serves up his Pina Kalo-da offering Sunday during the Battle of the Food Trucks on Kress Street in Lihu‘e.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Brad Nakayama of the Hanalei Taro food truck serves up his Pina Kalo-da to people lined up along Kress Street in Lihu‘e Sunday during the Battle of the Food Trucks.

LIHU‘E — Augie T, the creator of the Lucky Owl television commercial and a member of the City &County of Honolulu council, emceed the Battle of the Food Trucks Sunday that welcomed a sold-out audience to Kress Street.

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