By Sarah Hendrix | Staff Writer

What is the strangest food you’ve ever eaten?

Kalani Fujiwara
Teaching at KCC: 12 years
Hometown: Honolulu
Job: Professor in Political Science

“Durian a fruit grown in Southeast Asia, primarily in Malaysia and Singapore … it really smells bad. But believe it or not, if you can get over the smell it tastes okay.”

Giovanni Truglio
Age: 18
Hometown: Honolulu
Major: Liberal Arts

“Probably escargot … they’re snails.”

Sheleg Dekalo
Age: 21
Hometown: Honolulu
Major: Liberal Arts

“Noni … it’s a fruit that smells really bad and people typically use for medicine.”

Rena Hisamune
Age: 20
Hometown: Chiba, Japan
Major: Liberal Arts

“I have eaten very spicy korean food.”

Jacai deNeveu
Age: 24
Hometown: Berkeley, Calif.
Major: Engineering

“The strangest food I’ve ever eaten was octopus arms.”