Hapuka (Hawaiian Deep Sea Grouper, Hapu’upu’u) Hapuka seabass holds a special place here in Hawaii. A celebratory fish used to honor milestone events, Hapuka is often steamed in a traditional Asian preparation. The Hapuka is believed to be a bearer of longevity and health.
Bright, translucent white, with pink undertones.
Oil Content & Texture:
Lean oil content with a bass like structure with larger flakes.
Modest in flavor.
Crisp taste with a subtle berry finish.
Raw/Sashimi Character: Color, Oil, Texture Flavor:
Fresh, grape like crunch with a subtle sweetness.
Waitstaff Selling Feature:
Hapuka Seabass is straight from Hawaiian waters. Clear blue oceans create the finest seafood in the world, and this is no exception. Large flakes that can be cut with a fork.
Winter - Spring Peak