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Honolulu girl's healthy recipe leads to White House invitation

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 08:46 a.m. HST, Jul 24, 2012

First lady Michelle Obama poses for a photo during a visit with interns at the MA'O Organic Farms in Waianae, Mawaii, the largest Native Hawaiian community in the world and one of the most economically challenged communities in the state, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

A Honolulu girl will represent Hawaii at the White House dinner table Aug. 20 when she dines with Michelle Obama and 53 other winners of the First Lady’s “Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids’ ‘State Dinner.’” 

Stefani Shimomura-Sakamoto, 11, submitted her “Scrumptious Salmon Salad Lunch” for the nationwide challenge, posed to children ages 8 to 12 in the 50 states, three U.S. territories and the District of Columbia. The winners will attend a kids’ “State Dinner” and join the First Lady at a lunch featuring a selection of winning recipes. They will also tour the White House kitchen garden.

More than 1,200 entries were submitted. 

Obama teamed with the food website Epicurious and the departments of Education and Agriculture for the contest that is part of her Let’s Move initiative. 






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Larry01 wrote:
Congrats to her!
on July 24,2012 | 08:32AM
al_kiqaeda wrote:
Wow, what an honor!
on July 24,2012 | 10:12AM
Manoa wrote:
Congratulation Stefani! Very cute name for your recipe....."SSS Lunch".......recipe by SSS.
on July 24,2012 | 10:53AM
Manoa wrote:
Yes, I know! Ironically, I left an "s" out of my last comment.
on July 24,2012 | 11:14AM
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