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[Oahu event] The Honolulu Fish Auction Tours

Posted on Mar 7, 2014 by Kaleo Ten
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[Oahu event] The Honolulu Fish Auction is the only fresh tuna auction in the United States. Auction Tours are conducted, by RESERVATION only, on Saturday mornings from 6:00am - 7:30am. See first-hand where Hawaii Seafood comes from and how it gets from the dock to restaurants and retail markets in...



Banana Coconut Rolls

Posted on Mar 17, 2014 by Kaleo Ten

Banana Coconut Rolls (4 servings) Printable Version 4 firm all-yellow bananas 2 Tablespoons melted butter or margarine 2 Tablespoons lemon or lime juice 1/2 cup shredded coconut Peel bananas and cut crosswise into halves. Place into a well-greased baking dish. Brush thoroughly...



Taro (kalo) production in 1948 and 2009

Posted on Feb 16, 2014 by Kaleo Ten
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Poi production has changed over the years. When was the last time you ate poi?



[Oahu event] Al Gore to Present Sustainability Seminar at UH Manoa April 15, 2014

Posted on Apr 12, 2014 by Kaleo Ten
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WHAT: Stephen and Marylyn Pauley Seminar in Sustainability presented by former U.S. Vice President Al GoreWHERE: Stan Sheriff Center at the University of Hawai‘i at MānoaWHEN: April 15th at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 5:00 p.m.)Tickets are free and available to the public at:• Stan Sheriff...



Fruit Leather Recipe with Loquat

Posted on Mar 27, 2014 by Kaleo Ten
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In Hawaii, loquat is sometimes called pipa (Chinese) or biwa (Japanese).  The Loquat may have been introduced to Hawaii as early as 1787 with Chinese visitors. Loquat was found in the yards of many of Hawaii’s first Asian immigrants.Making fruit leather with loquat is low-labor and...



Grow Local February: Starch

Posted on Feb 11, 2014 by Kaleo Ten
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Kanu Hawaiiʻs Grow Local 2014 For the month of February, we will explore locally grown starches. At one time in our history, we had more than 10,000 acres of rice paddies growing in old taro patches. Before that breadfruit and taro supported the starch needs for upwards of one million people!...



Favorite backyard breakfast

Posted on Mar 12, 2014 by Kaleo Ten

jks722 on instagram posted this picture as one of her favorite. Do you like starfruit and lilikoi?Found via Mana Magazine facebook page.



How to Make a Snack Stadium for Super Bowl

Posted on Jan 29, 2014 by Kaleo Ten

This video shows a quick and easy way to construct a snack stadium. Remember for the Grow Local Snack Stadium Contest it must be made with a minimum if 50% local food.



Easy to grow micro greens: lettuce mixes ready to eat in about 10 days

Posted on Mar 23, 2014 by Kaleo Ten

Live in an apartment and want to grow your own food? That might sound challenging to some but, its rather simple. If you have sunlight on your lanai you can grow a variety of foods. Micro greens (greens, lettuces, and herbs) are an awesome option for fresh morning salads. At 10 days old, micro...



Sustainable Living on the Island of Molokai - film preview

Posted on Feb 22, 2014 by Kaleo Ten
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Sustainability, eco-friendly, going green but what do they mean for a isolated Hawaiian island like Molokai? This film visits families and businesses on Molokai that practice sustainability to see how it benefits them and their community. With only 8000 residents and a wealth of natural resources...


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