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Chicago poke shop pushes to kapu ‘aloha’


    Aloha Poke Shop employee Saul De La Rosa prepared a tray of poke in the restaurant, at 1111 Bishop St., on Monday. The restaurant is one of several to receive a cease-and-desist letter from a Chicago company that has trademarked its name.

A Chicago-based company that trademarked the name “Aloha Poke” has ignited a social media firestorm and calls for a boycott after sending cease-and-desist letters to local and mainland businesses with similar names. Read more

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