‘Search Hawaii’ food show receives regional Emmy nominations

Mike Lofaro, left, and Kainoa Horcajo, hosts of KHON2's "Search Hawai'i: Where Food Meets Culture"

High honors were given out for a KHON2-sponsored show about island food and culture.

“Search Hawaii: Where Food Meets Culture” received two Emmy nominations in the San Francisco/Northern California region that includes Honolulu, Hawaii.

The show follows Maui chef Mike Lofaro and cultural expert Kainoa Horcajo on their journey to create a meal based on the Hawaiian moon calendar.

The nominations were for the episodes featuring Kauai and Oahu.

“Search Hawaii” is co-produced by Kathy Muneno and Yvonne Biegel.

KHON2 was also nominated in the category for Overall Excellence/News Excellence.

The regional Emmy awards will be handed out in San Francisco on June 4.

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