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Apr 2, 2009 09:11 PM

fresh mussels in honolulu?

Does anyone know where I can purchase fresh mussels to cook? I've only found frozen on the half shell and precooked. Mahalo!

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  1. Manila clams yes, mussels no, unless Whole Foods has them.

    1. Yah, I've had some recipes calling for mussels I wanted to try and hunted everywhere and came up with nothing. I substituted clams.

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      1. re: HIeats

        The local waters may be too warm for mussels. Flying fresh farmed ones from Washington may be too expensive.

        Frozen mussels, usually in the half shell, from Chile or New Zealand, are a good substitute for fresh.

      2. Call Seafood Connection

        1. I'd check with Tamashiro's on North King...they seem to have everything else live.