Welcome to the future through the past.
From the Marquesas in double-hulled dugouts they sailed ma-kai (toward the sea) to windward shores of the Big Island hauling seeds and cuttings of kalo, hoi, u-ala, maia, ulu, and niu which we know as taro, yam, sweet potato, banana, breadfruit and cocoa-palm.
And they came with moa and pua’a, for eggs and chicken and pork, and cast their nets for ahi, aku, ono and mahi mahi.
Welina ma ka wa e hiki mai ana e ka manawa i hala
The makers of Riva Fish House
bring you the foods, flavors, flowers, and fun of Hawaii and beyond.
In 1885, three Hawaiian princes floated olos ma-kai to the mouth of the San Lorenzo and showed Santa Cruz and the world the art of surfing.
The makers of Riva bring you Makai, a taste of Hawaii and beyond. And, an unbroken view of Steamers Lane.
COMING TO YOU ON A TIDE OF ALOHA
Mahalo nui mai!