Poké (pronounce as poh-kay) means “to cut” or “to slice” in Hawaiian. Fresh cuts of sashimi are cubed and marinated with a variation of flavours to be paired with the freshest local produce in order to harmoniously fit into a bowl.
What is paperfish?
The name "paperfish” was chosen as we wanted to be seen as a place that serves refined, clean and simple produce - all in one bowl. We were able to incorporate a small part of Japan (origami) into our name to show the Japanese influence towards poké in Hawaii. While crafting an origami allows the artist to transform a normal piece of paper into a refined work of art, we hope to be able to show that with our food.