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There’s A Restaurant In Hawaii With Poke So Spicy You Have To Sign A Waiver

On Hawaii Island, in the historic town of Hilo, is a no-frills sushi restaurant opened in 2011. There are only two sushi chefs, and top secret recipes from the owner’s grandmother. While Sweet Thunder Local Fusion Sushi serves up some delicious sushi, it is known for their Poke Challenge. In fact, the casual eatery serves poke so spicy that it was featured in Thrillist’s “9 Dishes So Spicy You Have to Sign A Waiver.”

Think you’re up for the challenge? Head to Hilo and find out if your tastebuds are ready for the terror that is the Poke Challenge. Or, if you like your poke to not burn your mouth, check out these 15 eateries that serve up the best poke in Hawaii.

Sweet Thunder Products Local Fusion Sushi

Hours: Monday – Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

811 Laukapu Street, Hilo, Hawaii 96720

808.987.0222

Megan Shute
Megan is a freelance journalist residing near Honolulu, Hawaii. Since moving to Hawaii from the mainland two years ago, she has become obsessed with hiking, beach trips, and Kona coffee.