By Jazmyne Pennington | Staff Writer

Word on the Street: What is one food that you have tried that you would never eat again?

Brendon Kawabata
Age: 20
Hometown: Hawai‘i Kai
Major: Education

“Beef strip, I don’t like the texture. It’s super chewy, and the more I have to chew, it makes me nauseous.” 

Konomi Takahashi
Age: 22
Hometown: Japan
Major: Host

“Durian. It stinks. I don’t know how to describe the taste.” 

Christina Soon
Age: 18
Hometown: Hawai‘i Kai
Major: Culinary

“Chicken feet. I wasn’t expecting it to be that crunchy, and I wasn’t expecting the nails to still be on it. It’s like spicy, so it’s not that bad, it’s just …”

Sierra UChima-Pyun 
Age: 18
Hometown: Kaimukī
Major: Liberal Arts

“Cow tongue. It freaks me out. I cried. The texture and finding out it was cow tongue, it was horrible.”

Nicole Anne Baptista
Age: 19
Hometown: Philippines
Major: Host & Travel Tourism

“Frog. It looks gross.”