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Pau Hana Friday for March 28

When ripe, star apples are mildly sweet and creamy, almost like a custard. Marta Lane photo NEWS: Tasting Kauai Happy Aloha Friday! We had an exceptional week and hope you did too. Last Sunday, our article “How to grapple with star apple” ran in The Garden Island newspaper.  I had star apple a couple of…

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March 28, 2014

Winesday with The Wine Shop – Orin Swift Wines

Dan and Ellen O’Connell at The Wine Shop in Koloa. Photo courtesy of The Wine Shop.   Tasting Kauai is happy to partner with the O’Connells for Winesday with The Wine Shop. Owners Dan and Ellen O’Connell are a delightful couple whose passion for wine is infectious, their knowledge is vast, and their service is…

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March 26, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for March 21

Juicy juice at Kauai Juice Company. Daniel Lane photo. NEWS: Tasting Kauai Happy Aloha Friday! We had an exceptional week and hope you did too. Last Sunday, our article “Meat of the operation” ran in The Garden Island newspaper. While touring the facility, we were happy to learn that the cows are 100 percent grass-fed,…

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March 21, 2014

Winesday with The Wine Shop – BBQ

Dan and Ellen O’Connell at The Wine Shop in Koloa. Photo courtesy of The Wine Shop.   Tasting Kauai is happy to partner with the O’Connells for Winesday with The Wine Shop. Owners Dan and Ellen O’Connell are a delightful couple whose passion for wine is infectious, their knowledge is vast, and their service is…

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March 19, 2014

Friends of Harmony Harwell Fundraiser at Hukilau Lanai

Hukilau Lanai Fundraiser and Silent Auction Monday, April 14, 6 p.m., $40 (cash purchases appreciated, but not required) Buffet Dinner Music Entertainment No-Host Bar Silent Auction Hukilau Lanai seeks to help their dear friend and employee Harmony Harwell, who has very recently been diagnosed with Stage IV Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a cancer of lymph tissue, which requires extensive treatment. This illness has struck her family very unexpectedly and with no preparedness. Over the coming months Harmony will undergo chemotherapy and radiation therapies rendering her unable to work. Harmony is in need of financial help to deal with daily expenses and upcoming medical bills. The owners and employees of Hukilau Lanai are reaching out to find support for this spirited and community active young woman, and are asking for your assistance. Hukilau Lanai’s fundraiser will donate 100 percent of profits to Harmony. If you…

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March 18, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for March 13

Organic steamed taro root topped with steamed taro leaves and drizzled with coconut sauce. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Tasting Kauai Happy Aloha Friday! We hope you had an exceptional week. Last Sunday, our article “Safely preserving the harvest” ran in The Garden Island newspaper. If you are a Tasting Kauai Facebook fan, you saw all…

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March 14, 2014

Winesday with The Wine Shop – Spring Fever

Dan and Ellen O’Connell at The Wine Shop in Koloa. Photo courtesy of The Wine Shop.   Tasting Kauai is happy to partner with the O’Connells for Winesday with The Wine Shop. Owners Dan and Ellen O’Connell are a delightful couple whose passion for wine is infectious, their knowledge is vast, and their service is…

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March 12, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for March 7

Seafood Lasagna at Red Salt. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Tasting Kauai While I was learning how to safely can food at the 64-hour Hawaii Master Food Preservers class, my Farmers Markets and Tastes of Kauai columns were moved to The Garden Island newspaper. Farmers Markets, now called On The Farm, runs in the Sunday edition…

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March 7, 2014

Kauai Healthy Lifestyle with Verde

Verde Chilaquiles with NewMona Hui Farm eggs, Kauai Kunana Dairy feta cheese, Lawai Valley Mushrooms and Govinda Farm’s kale and tomatillos. Maris Manzano photo. When Maris Manzano, owner of Verde, read Round One: Battle of the Bulge in Kauai Midweek, she learned that Dan and I were on a mission to lose weight. Knowing that Verde…

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March 6, 2014

Winesday with The Wine Shop – Price Ranges

Dan and Ellen O’Connell at The Wine Shop in Koloa. Photo courtesy of The Wine Shop.   Tasting Kauai is happy to partner with the O’Connells for Winesday with The Wine Shop. Owners Dan and Ellen O’Connell are a delightful couple whose passion for wine is infectious, their knowledge is vast, and their service is…

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March 5, 2014

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