By Shawna Takaki | Staff Writer

Word on the Street: What is the grossest food that others like? 

Jueri Kamiya
Age: 19
Hometown: Okinawa, Japan
Major: Liberal Arts

“Cilantro. … I don’t like the strong taste.”

Winston Lyn
Age: 20
Hometown: Honolulu, Oʻahu
Major: Culinary Arts

“I guess snails. Nasty. The way it moves in your mouth.”

Taylor Kielelei Kim
Age: 19
Hometown: Honolulu, Oʻahu
Major: Natural Sciences

“Licorice. Black licorice. I’d say the taste is just not my thing. … It’s just so artificially sweet even chewing on it gives me a bit of a headache.”

Donna Esparcia
Age: 28
Hometown: Manila, Philippines
Major: Respiratory Therapy

“Worms. It moves. They eat it raw, or something. … Slimy. I don’t like food that is slimy.”

Rocio Rosa
Age: 22
Hometown: Hauʻula, Oʻahu
Major: Culinary Arts

“Cheese. I don’t like the texture or the flavor.”