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Kukui Grove Center to Hold 14th Annual Kaua’i Independent Food Bank Holiday Kick-off Food Drive

Kukui Grove Center to Hold 14th Annual Kaua’i Independent Food Bank Holiday Kick-off Food Drive The 2016 Holiday Kick-Off Food Drive will be held on October 1st Kukui Grove Center in partnership with Kaua‘i Independent Food Bank is pleased to announce the 2016 Holiday Kick-Off Food Drive onOctober 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kukui [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:23+00:00 September 16th, 2016|0 Comments

NTBG’s Breadfruit Director Nationally Recognized Dr. Diane Ragone to receive The Garden Club of America’s Medal of Honor

The National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) is pleased to announce that The Garden Club of America (GCA) has named Dr. Diane Ragone, Director of NTBG’s Breadfruit Institute, as the recipient of its 2016 Medal of Honor. The medal, which is given for outstanding service to horticulture, will be presented in a ceremony at GCA’s annual meeting in Minneapolis on [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:35+00:00 May 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Natl. Letter Carriers’ “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive – National

Letter Carriers’ ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Food Drive Sat. May 14th is the annual event! Don't throw those blue shopping bags away! All food stays on Kauai for the Hawaii Foodbank - Kauai Branch! For more info got to nalc.org. The 24th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive is the nation’s largest one-day, providing [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:35+00:00 May 10th, 2016|0 Comments

28th Annual Taste of Hawaii

28th Annual Taste of Hawaii Brings Kauai Together To Support Projects for Rotary and Kauai Non-Profits The Rotary Club of Kapaa is gearing up for the 28th Annual Taste of Hawaii, "The Ultimate Sunday Brunch,TM" to take place on June 5. Taste of Hawaii was not only the first event of its kind in the islands, it has [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:35+00:00 May 6th, 2016|0 Comments

County is Accepting Applications for Sunshine Market Vendors

County officials are now accepting applications for qualified full-time vendors in its Sunshine Market program. The administrative rules with details on eligibility can be accessed on the county website at http://www.kauai.gov/SunshineMarkets. Currently, there are openings at the following markets:              Kalāheo Neighborhood Center – Tuesdays, from 3 to 4 p.m.              Kapa‘a New Town Park [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:35+00:00 May 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Study Shows Need for More Sustainable Ag Research Funding

At Montana's Vilicus Farms, 24 different crops are rotated with pollinator-friendly border plantings A new study published in the journal Environmental Science & Policy highlights the need for increased funding for ecological agriculture research to learn more about this important practice and its crucial role in addressing the world food crisis and mitigating [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:50+00:00 December 29th, 2015|0 Comments

GoFarm Hawai‘i @ KCC Cultivates Next Farmers’ Generation

Farmers proudly display their harvest. Interested in Agriculture? An exciting opportunity to cultivate food is at Kauaʻi Community College. GoFarm Hawai‘i @ KCC, a non-credit program, offers those with an interest in agriculture a combination of knowledge, experience, and support designed to assist them in becoming viable food production growers — and accomplishes [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:00+00:00 September 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Ho‘oulu ka ‘Ulu o Hawai‘i Nei

By Léo Azambuja Diane Ragone, director of the Breadfruit Institute. A food crop that once played a major role in providing food security for hundreds of thousands of native Hawaiians could be the key to unlock sustainability for millions of people living in some of the most hunger-ridden areas in the world. “People [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:04+00:00 September 1st, 2015|1 Comment

JO2 — A Beautiful Dining Experience

Story by Anni Caporuscio Photos by Steve Meredith Fish sampler. All the fish is locally caught and of the highest grade. Included is a beautiful oyster resting on a bed of sea salt, lomi poke sashimi, and a centerpiece of artistic components. Picture this. You walk from the parking lot of a tiny [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:06+00:00 August 8th, 2015|0 Comments