Ahi Stuck Here for the Holidays
Honolulu Star-Advertiser - December 28, 2010
By Dan Nakaso and Burl Burlingame

Guy Tamashiro

That severely white Christmas that has blanketed the East Coast might possibly pay off in a holiday present for islanders—stable ahi prices for New Year's sashimi.

"It's bad weather over there, so we can't ship fish to the East Coast," said Guy Tamashiro, manager of Tamashiro Market in Kalihi. "The price is always determined on availability, and if there's less demand there, that helps lower prices here."

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