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Archive: Nov 2014

Healthy Holiday Tips from Life Foods

A locally sourced salad with Noni Ranch and Gomasio. Daniel Lane photo The holidays can be both so fun and lovely, but if you are worried about maintaining a wholesome diet during the parties, dinners and events it can also seem daunting. But you don’t have to sacrifice your love of good foods to enjoy…

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November 24, 2014

Get Into the Holiday Spirit with Winter Elixirs from Tommy Bahama

Worker Bee by Tommy Bahama. Contributed photo. Tis the season at Tommy Bahama! The iconic island lifestyle brand has crafted three new cocktails to help you celebrate the holiday season.  The Worker Bee is truly unique using the warmth of bourbon as its base mixed with St. Germa Elderflower and Aperol which gives it the…

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November 21, 2014

Papalani Gelato Releases Organic Sorbetto

Some of the best gelato you’ve ever tasted is right here on Kauai Kauai-based Papalani Gelato has released a line of organic sorbets. With two shops on Kauai and two in Florida, owner Marck Shipley says they are the first national gelato brand to offer organic sorbetto. Papalani Gelato’s sorbetto is a dairy-free, GMO-free, gluten-free…

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November 19, 2014

Cottage Food Industry Working Group seeks public comments

The Kohala Center is seeking public comment on proposed regulatory changes that would impact homemade food operations in Hawaii. The proposed recommendations would ease restrictions on homemade food operations, specifically those related to sales locations and the temporary food establishment application process. The proposed permitting process would institute an annual permitting process, versus the current rule requiring operators to reapply for permits every 120 days, and would expand sales opportunities beyond direct-to-consumers sales to include wholesale and retail opportunities. The recommendations and public comment survey can be found online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/cottage-food-survey. While The Kohala Center encourages the public to submit comments via the online survey, input may also be submitted via e-mail to [email protected] or by mail to The Kohala Center, P.O. Box 437462, Kamuela, HI 96743. The deadline for public comment is Wednesday, November 28. Recommendations to support Hawaii’s…

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November 17, 2014

Kauai Guidebook Launch – Cocktail Parties Set for Holiday Season

The new edition of our restaurant guidebook is now available and Viviane Gilbert Stein, the book’s editor, wrote the following article. During this season of thanks, Dan, Michelle and I would like to express our gratitude for your support. We have enjoyed sharing food with you during our food tours and cultivating new friendships and…

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November 14, 2014

Kauai Food Events Nov. 13 through Nov. 18

  Grgich Hills Estate Wine Dinner Tuesday, November 18, 2014 The Wine Shop in Koloa, in partnership with the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa is hosting a wine makers dinner featuring Grgich Hills Estate wines poured by Co-proprietor and Vice President Violet Grgich, as well as delicacies created by Chef de Cuisine Alexis Gutierrez….

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November 10, 2014

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