By Lynette Lo Tom / Special to the Star-Advertiser
March 11, 2015
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JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM Ewa Makai Middle School eighth-grader Charlise Limjoco-Ragasa gets some tips from Darryl Shinogi, executive chef at Roy's Ko Olina, during a fried-rice competition for students in the culinary arts program. Charlise took first place.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM Kiana Favela won the award for most creative fried-rice dish for her version of Italian-style arancini. She stuffed her rice balls with Spam and peas.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM Garlic Fried Rice was the winning dish, the rice made yellow by turmeric and studded with crisp-fried lup cheong.