• 324 Kapahulu Avenue
  • Honolulu, HI 96815

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Jefferson/Toridoll Udon Day on KHON

Waikiki elementary school ‘cooks up’ relationship with community partner through udon making

A hundred new employees from Marukame Udon taught students at Jefferson Elementary School in Waikiki Saturday how to make udon noodles from scratch.

The noodles were then cooked and served.

The event was aimed at fostering relationships between schools and businesses that share the same community. “Basically, it’s a partnership between Japan Travel Bureau and Toridoll, the parent company of a popular eating place in Waikiki, Murakame Udon,” said school principal Garret Zakahi.

At Jefferson Elementary in particular, community partners have played an integral role in helping the school start an aquaponics system, revitalize its Hawaiian garden and beautify the campus with the addition of raised planter beds.

A tree planting ceremony to symbolize the new partnership between the school and Toridoll was also held Saturday. “They wanted to do a legacy tree,” Zakahi said. “We said we would take care of all the expenses, and in return, Toridoll would bring a hundred of their new employees and make udon the traditional way.”

Third grader Sophie Winders had fun making udon but added “it was also kind of difficult at the same time. … Right now, we’re cutting it and you really have to hold on to the knife so you don’t cut yourself.

“It was really fun, especially the mixing. I loved when we got to step on it, to make it really flat. That was the most fun part.”

http://khon2.com/2016/04/02/waikiki-elementary-school-cooks-up-relationship-with-community-partner-through-udon-making/

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