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Hale Puna Farm fresh Market

The home & Farm Passionflower The Market Our foodie staff at Tasting Kauai loves to check out new restaurants and stay up to date on new chef innovations & creations  here on island, and while there are few things that excite us more than the search for a heavenly meal, they do exist! I recently had the pleasure of visiting Hale Puna in the town of Waimea. Hale Puna, or the historic Gulick Rowell Mission House, is a burgeoning small scale food forest. This community focused farm is a project we can really get behind. Every Thursday afternoon from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Hale Puna, 9567 Huakai Road you can stop by and visit their farm market and purchase your produce for a good cause. (If this time doesn’t work for you, you can also reach out to set up pickup…

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November 28, 2018

Tropical fruits not to miss at Kauai's markets

Fruit Knowledge: Kauai Style The history of fruit in Hawaii takes us all over the globe, beginning with the canoe crops of the Polynesian voyagers  brought here around 450 A.D. Today, you will find fruits that hail from the Americas, SE Asia, Africa, India and China. This year has proven to not be a bumper…

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August 1, 2018

Kauai Beer Company 8/29 Finally Friday Menu

Customers line up for Kauai Beer Company’s craft beer and delicious food. Daniel Lane photo Every week, the Kauai Beer Company serves their hand crafted beer with food. I usually see chef Joe Fox every Wednesday at the Kapaa farmers market selecting produce for the meal that is only offered during “Finally Friday.” The menu…

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August 27, 2014

Pau Hana for Friday, August 15

Tasting Kauai Tri-tip sandwich with caramelized onions, fresh salsa, green salad, chili con carne and rice. Daniel Lane Photo In “Original Santa Maria Style BBQ on Kauai,” in The Garden Island, catch up with the owners of Recessions Original Santa Maria Style BBQ, featuring a name that “is a nod toward the economic downturn and…

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August 15, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for August 8

Tasting Kauai Scott Kessinger, Dave Power and Adam Watten in front of the bar at The Feral Pig. Daniel Lane Photo The Feral Pig celebrates their three year anniversary with a special farm-to-table dinner after their Hawaiian-style pub food gets a fine dining touch in “Freshening up the The Feral Pig,” in The Garden Island….

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August 8, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for August 1

Tasting Kauai Sparrow Fontura’ says children are some of Powerhouse Creamery’s biggest fans. Daniel Lane Photo Baby it’s hot outside, but we like to put the freeze on summertime heat with frozen desserts made by Powerhouse Creamery today in “Powerhouse Creamery puts a chill on hot, steamy days” in The Garden Island. In last week’s…

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August 1, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for July 25

Tasting Kauai Helen Lacono opens the doors to Hanapepe Cafe only during Hanapepe Art Night. Daniel Lane Photo Today in The Garden Island, we head to the Hanapepe Cafe to visit chef Helen Lacono and her family in “Evening Delight” as she returns to cooking on just Friday nights during Hanapepe Art Night. If you’ve…

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July 25, 2014

Pau Hana Friday For July 18

Shoppers at Living Foods Gourmet Market can buy local produce as well as house-made sauces, hot meals or fresh fish and meat. Daniel Lane Photo Tasting Kauai Today, learn about the new owners of Living Foods Gourmet Market and what they have planned for their Poipu grocery store and cafe in “A food lover’s paradise”…

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July 18, 2014

Kauai Grill Farm to Table Dinner

Join Maxime Michaud, Kauai Grill chef de cuisine, for a hand crafted tasting menu inspired by the freshest products from na aina Hawaii (the land of Hawaii).  

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July 15, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for July 11

Tasting Kauai Eggs Benedict at Birdie’s Cafe. Daniel Lane photo In today’s The Garden Island newspaper in our article, “Say hello to Birdies” we visit Birdie’s Cafe, located at Kukuiolono Golf Course in Kalaheo. We were pleasantly surprised to find really good Eggs Benedict. In this week’s On the Farm column, we will explore beekeeping…

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July 11, 2014

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