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Grab & Go: Uncle Lani’s poi mochi binds family, yields bounty

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                                Charmaine Ocasek, center, and daughters Nanea Ocasek, left, and Kainoa Friel, with boxes of their famed poi mochi.
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Charmaine Ocasek, center, and daughters Nanea Ocasek, left, and Kainoa Friel, with boxes of their famed poi mochi.

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                                Musician Sean Na‘auao oversees the recipe for the cafe’s beef stew. Behind him, a poster honors his father, “Uncle Lani.”
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Musician Sean Na‘auao oversees the recipe for the cafe’s beef stew. Behind him, a poster honors his father, “Uncle Lani.”

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                                Poi mochi can be ordered with a drizzle of haupia frosting.
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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Poi mochi can be ordered with a drizzle of haupia frosting.

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Charmaine Ocasek, center, and daughters Nanea Ocasek, left, and Kainoa Friel, with boxes of their famed poi mochi.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Musician Sean Na‘auao oversees the recipe for the cafe’s beef stew. Behind him, a poster honors his father, “Uncle Lani.”
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Poi mochi can be ordered with a drizzle of haupia frosting.