Kalua pua'a, or roast pork, as its prepared in the Hawaiian imu or underground steam oven.
Kalua pork is usually seasoned with sea salt and sometimes green onions and a staple at all luaus.
This recipe is courtesy of the Polynesian Cultural Center on Oahu. This is the main course at their Ali'i Luau.
For more information on the Polynesian Cultural Luau Center Ali'i Luau visit their website.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours, 30 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
- Pork butt, 3 lbs
- Hawaiian (or sea) salt, 3 tbsp
- ti leaves
- Water, 1/2 gal