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Experiencing Kauai – Day 2

Experiencing Kauai – Day 2

Posted on December 12, 2012

This article originally appeared in October 2012 on Dallas Nagata White’s blog. Below is a snippet from Dallas and her husband Ed’s experience on Kauai Island. Day 2 on Kauai began with a slightly late start – we were too comfortable sleeping in! We had been scheduled for our Na Pali coast snorkel tour that morning, but [...]

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Grounded in Hawaii, with an Eye Toward the Globe…Oahu Cultivates Big Picture Cuisine

Grounded in Hawaii, with an Eye Toward the Globe…Oahu Cultivates Big Picture Cuisine

Posted on August 23, 2012

By Joshua Lurie We island hopped from Hawaii to Oahu to continue our exploration of international, modern cuisine, to deepen our appreciation of indigenous ingredients, and to attend the inaugural Hawaii Food & Wine Festival. We stayed at The Modern, a massive boutique hotel in Waikiki with white décor, a pair of pools, one designed [...]

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Devouring Homegrown Bites on Hawaii, the Big Island

Devouring Homegrown Bites on Hawaii, the Big Island

Posted on June 6, 2012

by Joshua Lurie  My fall trip to Hawaii was to learn about the increasing connection between islanders and their homegrown food. For years, Hawaii imported 85% of its food from across the Pacific, but islanders are finally starting to harness the power of their fertile volcanic soil to produce food on-site, and that means taking [...]

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Aloha in Your Cup

Aloha in Your Cup

Posted on October 14, 2009

World Class Coffee is Brewing in Hawaii This past April a small coffee farm in rural Kau, Hawaii placed seventh at the prestigious international finals of the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s cupping competition.  Kailiawa Coffee Farm vying against centuries old coffee growing regions that included Ethiopia, Columbia, and Panama received the top ten honor. [...]

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