UNDER THE BODHI TREE
Under the Bodhi Tree was opened in July 2014 by Abraham Go and Chef Stephen Rouelle. Chef Stephen, formerly Executive Chef at the Fairmont Orchid, had recently transitioned from a standard American diet to raw veganism. The resulting physical and mental benefits inspired him to share his newfound knowledge, so Abraham and Stephen set out to provide a healthy, customizable option to those visiting and living on the Kohala Coast.
For the menu, the intent is to showcase the quality of Big Island's organic produce with vibrant and flavorful dishes. Personal relationships with farmers result in the highest quality of produce and access to all the island's growing seasons. The community response to the Mauna Lani location was overwhelmingly positive, and Under the Bodhi Tree is fortunate to be expanding to Pahoa and Waikoloa.