FOODS WITH A FRIENDLY SMILE!"
FISH MARKET, INC., dba TANIOKA'S SEAFOODS AND CATERING
first opened it doors in October 1978 by Mel and Lynn Tanioka.
With the support of family and friends, Tanioka's has grown from
a 1,000 square foot space with 4 employees to their own 7,000 square
foot building with over a hundred hard working and dedicated employees.
Long hours and blessings from above, along with an unwavering commitment
to their motto "Quality Foods with a Friendly Smile" has
earned Tanioka's numerous awards including the U.S. Small
Business Award, Family Business of the Year
awarded by the University of Hawaii Family Business Center, Pride
in Waipahu Award, Hawaii's Best awarded
by the Star Bulletin and Mid-Week, People's Choice Awards
Best of the Best awarded by The Honolulu Advertiser, and
numerous recognitions by the City and County of Honolulu, the House
of Representatives, and the Senate of the State of Hawaii.
Menu: Fresh limu poke, original dried poke, and
madako sesame tako are a few of the more popular poke dishes prepared
daily. Other acclaimed items include the crispy boneless fried chicken,
ahi patties, inari and maki sushi, and bentos in the okazu section,
along with ono Hawaiian plates and monthly plate lunch specials.
Tanioka's offers full service catering with a wide variety
of choices, including the prime rib special, Hawaiian menu, and
oriental menu. Fundraising, snacks and
candies, and gift baskets are some of the other products offered
Tanioka's Charity Foundation, a 501c3 non profit
division of Tanioka's, supports organizations such as The American
Cancer Society, American Liver Foundation, Alzheimer's Association,
Hawaii State Sheriff Association, Honolulu Police Department, Homeless
in Hawaii, Mililani Missionary Church, New Hope Church, Pearl Side
Boxing, Hawaii Jr. Golf Association, Waipahu Community
Association, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Filipino Chamber of
Commerce, The Hawaii Food Bank, River of Life, Farm Bureau, Boy Scouts, and many other schools, churches
and non-profit organizations.
Tanioka's Management Team continues the 34 year
tradition of offering "Quality Foods with a Friendly Smile".
Daughter, Jasmine Tanioka is responsible for the administrative
division supported by Office Manager Gail Bunda. Son, Justin Tanioka,
who has been with the company since he was one month old, is now
the General Manager of Operations with his assistant General Manager
Donnovan Suemoto. Other managers include Retail Manager Tad
Yamakawa, Seafood Manager Glenn Balais, Catering Manager Jensen
Endo, Office Catering Manager Lauren Miyashiro, and Marketing Director Casey Fujimoto. Special consultants
who direct food quality control include sister Esther Ringor, and mother
Tanioka's, thiry four years and still mixing!!!