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North Shore: Teaching Food as Medicine

North Shore Kauai: Food As Medicine Tour   Traditional Diet Traditional Hawaiian diets are considered to be some of the healthiest in the world. Living on a protein, vitamin and mineral rich diet that consisted mainly of poi (pounded taro root), fresh fish along with fruits and vegetables such as banana, coconut, breadfruit and sweet potato made for a clean and nourishing foundation. Even Hawaiian sea salt that was harvested in large amounts held minerals and rich health benefits. We aim to teach you about a variety of the beautiful canoe crops that the Polynesians brought to the Hawaiian islands over 1,000 years ago and how they are still being used today.  Modern Food Practices Fast forward to modern day Hawaii – you do not see this traditional health based diet by any means. Yes, you can still find fresh…

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February 18, 2019

Celebrating 80 years of Bloody Marys at the St. Regis Princeville Resort

“I have been working for five months on this project which starts this Sunday,” Franck Desplechin, executive chef of the St. Regis Princeville wrote to me in an email. “Bloody Mary celebrates 80 years. It was created in 1934 in New York and now is a part of the St. Regis brand. There are 31…

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July 19, 2014

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

Pau Hana Friday for January 24

Keoki’s Paradise Poke Tower. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Keoki’s Paradise Keoki’s Paradise has live music every Sunday through Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. On Thursday through Saturday the have live music from 5 to 7 p.m. and again from 8 to 10 p.m. They do a big band the first Friday of every month….

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January 24, 2014

Flavors of Kukuiula

Wednesday, February 6 Kauai Culinary Market at The Shops at Kukuiula in Poipu. Daniel Lane photo The Shops at Kukuiula, 4 to 7 p.m., free The Kauai Culinary Market is a partnership between the Kauai County Farm Bureau and The Shops at Kukuiula. On Wednesday, Feb. 6, they are putting on a special event called…

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February 3, 2013