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Free Island Nutrition Workshop for Families Offered During Spring Break

Girl Scouts learn where their food comes from by harvesting fruit with Village Harvest. Photo courtesy of Malama Kauai.

Girl Scouts learn where their food comes from by harvesting fruit with Village Harvest. Photo courtesy of Malama Kauai.

Opportunity for keiki to learn about the Hawaiian food system and enjoy healthy snacks

To celebrate National Nutrition Month, Malama Kauai is offering a free food preparation and nutrition class for keiki and their families on Tuesday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to noon, during Spring Break, at Kealia Farms’ Pavilion. Attendees will learn about whole foods, eating close to the earth, health benefits of food, and the Hawaiian diet based on the ahupuaa system – as well as making and tasting delicious snacks! Continue Reading →

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Hukilau Lanai Partners with Monterey Seafood Watch

Ron and Krissi Miller of Hukilau Lanai. Daniel Lane photo

Ron and Krissi Miller of Hukilau Lanai. Daniel Lane photo

Hukilau Lanai recently announced a formal partnership with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program, committing to serve only seafood caught or farmed in ocean-friendly ways. Hukilau Lanai is the first restaurant on Kauai and only the second restaurant in the State of Hawaii to make the commitment to support a healthy, sustainable ocean through partnering with Seafood Watch. Continue Reading →

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Hawaii’s Farmers Need Our Help

Growing tomatoes at Kauai Glory Farms. Daniel Lane photo

Growing tomatoes at Kauai Glory Farms. Daniel Lane photo

A note to our residents from our friends at Hawaii Farmers Union United:

We are now into the part of the 2017 legislative session where your participation as a citizen of the great state of Hawaii is requested and appreciated. This message is requesting you take a few minutes of your time to testify online in support of 5 bills.  The deadline is Monday morning by noon, but the sooner the better please. Continue Reading →

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100 Ocean Friendly Restaurants in Hawaii

The only toes-in-the-sand dining on Kauai is at Lava Lava Beach Club. Daniel Lave photo.

The only toes-in-the-sand dining on Kauai is at Lava Lava Beach Club. Daniel Lave photo.

In less than nine months, the Surfrider Foundation and its coalition of partners have certified more than 100 Ocean Friendly Restaurants in Hawaii. This statewide program, which kicked off on Earth Day 2016, recognizes restaurants leading the way in environmental protection by operating without foam and plastic.   Continue Reading →

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