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Posted on: Saturday, July 29, 2006

Ohno finds lu'au food onolicious

Apolo Anton Ohno in Hawai'i photos

By Christine Terada
Advertiser Staff Writer

Olympic gold medalist Apolo Anton Ohno outside Ono Hawaiian Food in Kapahulu, where he had lunch yesterday.

JOAQUIN SIOPACK | The Honolulu Advertiser

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Apolo Anton Ohno liked his kalua pig and squid lu'au when he tried Hawaiian food at Ono Hawaiian Food, of course during his first visit to Hawai'i for the 2006 Victor Awards, where he will receive honors.

After lunch, the short-track speed skater and five-time Olympic medalist talked story with Special Olympic athletes before Mayor Mufi Hannemann presented him with the key to the city.

"It feels really good," he said after being in town for a day. "I look forward to coming back."

What's in store for Ohno? "I'm still thinking about the possibility of competing again," he said.

For more on Ohno and speed skating, you can check out his Web site: www.apoloantonohno.com.

Reach Christine Terada at cterada@honoluluadvertiser.com .