Buying fresh seafood daily from the local Honolulu auction and fishermen gives us the distinct advantage of providing our customers with premium seafood at competitive prices. Tropic Fish Hawaii, LLC also has access to directly imported fresh and frozen seafood products that provides the competitive edge in the market.


HONOLULU, HAWAII–CMU & Associates is pleased to announce Tropic Fish Hawaii in Honolulu has relocated from their Ward (Auahi Street) location to a new state-of-the-art facility on Kamehameha Hwy next to Marukai.The 15,000 square foot, two story facility houses an impressive cutting room, freezers, refrigerated receiving room, certified kitchen, administrative offices, produce department and state-of-the-art equipment such as an Ozone Water Treatment to safeguard fish and processing quality. Deliveries are made throughout the week to supermarkets, restaurants, hotels, institutions and various other businesses.

Tropic Fish Hawaii will continue to operate in full compliance with the United States FDA mandated HACCP (Hazardous Analysis and Critical Control Point) program which emphasizes a proactive approach to food safety.

“This new location provides a closer proximity to the Honolulu International Airport to expedite shipments to our neighbor island facilities and customers on the mainland. It also will enable our team to make deliveries to our customers on Oahu in a more timely and efficient manner,” states Charlie Umamoto, Chief Executive Officer.

The health certified kitchen is a new addition whereby value added food such as Ahi prepared in several different manners will be cooked, sealed and delivered to various supermarkets. Other items include Ahi and Tako Poke, Lomi Salmon, Pickled Onion, Cucumber Kim Chee , Yaki Tofu Poke, Clam Poke, and Sashimi Platters to name a few.

Being very aware of our delicate environment, the new location includes a fish grinder in which all non-saleable pieces of fresh fish is deposited into state-of-the art grinder and made into small fish meal. The product is then used as fertilizer by local farmers.

CMU & Associates is the largest distributor of fresh and frozen seafood in Hawaii. Tropic Fish Hawaii is one of six companies under CMU & Associates:

Hilo Fish Company, Inc. (Hilo, New Jersey, California, Philippines),

Pacific Trade International, Inc. (New Jersey), Kona Fish Company, Inc., Tropic Fish Maui and Tropic Fish Kauai.

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Why Do Business with Tropic Fish Hawaii LLC?

  • We sell locally to restaurants, hotels, institutions, airlines, and supermarkets.
  • We also export seafood to restaurants, hotels, supermarkets, and other wholesalers and distributors around the world.
  • We ship via airlines to almost every major airport.
  • We currently ship to all major cities including Los Angeles, Seattle, Boston, and New York as well as Canada and Japan.
  • We can custom tailor your seafood program.