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This school year, the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) will implement a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) pilot program this school year at seven public schools, which will allow all students at those schools to receive free meal service.

Seven Hawaii schools to offer free meals as part of USDA program

This school year, the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) will implement a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) pilot program this school year at seven public schools, which will allow all students at those schools to receive free meal service.

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Rep Gabbard calls for labeling of GMO foods, votes against contrary act

On Thursday (July 23) Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) voted against H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, also known as the Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act, which would roll back years of progress in ensuring that food with genetically engineered ingredients is properly labeled.

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Annual three-day event promotes island's growing cacao industry, adds dinner soiree

Big Island Chocolate Festival 2015 announces winners

Annual three-day event promotes island’s growing cacao industry, adds dinner soiree

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Free EBT equipment for authorized farmers, markets

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has made funds available that enable the State of Hawaii Department of Human Services (DHS) to provide eligible farmers markets and direct marketing farmers with free electronic benefit transfer (EBT) equipment to process Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Administered through the Farmers Market Coalition (FMC), the […]

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Pour some fun at Ka‘u Coffee Festival (April 24-May 3)

MEDIA RELEASE Showcasing all that makes the rural District of Ka‘u so special, the Ka‘u Coffee Festival perks with activities for all ages April 24-May 3. Now in its seventh year, the festival not only showcases Ka‘u’s multi, award-winning coffees at numerous events, but also features stargazing, a rainforest hike and much more. “We’ve got […]

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Kona Brewers Fest announces 2015 beneficiaries

MEDIA RELEASE Thousands of craft beer lovers will descend upon Kailua Village for the Kona Brewers Festival, March 11-14. Bringing together beer aficionados, island­ cuisine enthusiasts and fun seekers alike, everyone comes for a good time. However, one of the most important aspects of the Festival is more significant than beer and culinary pairings. For […]

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King’s Shops to host Culinary Arts Under the Stars (Jan. 31)

MEDIA RELEASE Kings’ Shops and the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Kona Kohala Chefs Association are once again partnering to host the premier culinary gala event and silent auction, Culinary Arts Under the Stars from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31. All proceeds from the event and auction will benefit the Equip the Kitchens program for the […]

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Solimene’s Italian Restaurant open at King’s Shops

MEDIA RELEASE Kings’ Shops has announced Solimene’s Italian Restaurant is open through March 2015 as a surprise addition to the center. It is located across from The Three Fat Pigs Restaurant. This is the same Solimene’s Italian Restaurant that was owned and operated by the Aiona family of Waimea. “Solimenes had a loyal local following […]

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Tickets still available for culinary gala (Dec. 6)

MEDIA RELEASE Charge tickets by phone, buy online or purchase at several local locations for Christmas at Kamakahonu Bay-Dining with the Chefs. The holiday gala is 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 on the historic, seaside grounds of Courtyard King Kamehamaha’s Kona Beach Hotel. Guests will enjoy more than 20 culinary stations, jazz by the Bill […]

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Kulana Foods recalls teri smoked pork

MEDIA RELEASE Kulana Foods Ltd., of Hilo, is recalling approximately 4,465 pounds of frozen, fully cooked pork products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products are formulated with a soy sauce that contains wheat, a known allergen, which is not declared on the label. The products subject to recall include: Various weight (approximately […]

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‘Food Network Star’ finalist in Hapuna grilling showdown (Oct. 24)

MEDIA RELEASE WHO: “Grilled and Chilled” Event WHAT: “Food Network Star” finalist Nikki Martin, a.k.a. “Grill Next Door,” will join Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel Executive Chef Peter Abarcar, Jr. and Chef de Cuisine Vincent Logan in a friendly grilling and mixology competition where guests decide whose grilling is great and whose cocktail is sublime. Incorporating […]

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Tropics Ale House open at Waikoloa Beach Resort

MEDIA RELEASE Tropics Ale House has opened, adding an easygoing new dining option to the Waikoloa Beach Resort restaurant lineup. Featuring “gourmet pub fare” in an atmosphere of casual class, the freestanding restaurant overlooks the Waikoloa Beach Course, with 24 local and craft brews on tap, 10 TV’s for sports action, a fresh pub menu […]

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