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Hawaii’s public schools to serve breadfruit in lunches this month

This March, Hawai‘i public schools will welcome a new local product in student meals – ‘ulu, otherwise known as breadfruit. “We want to connect our keiki to the ʻāina and food grown in Hawai‘i,” said Albert Scales, program administrator, School Food Services Branch. “Our ‘Aina Pono Harvest of the Month program helps us to return […]

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‘Breadfruit – From Tree to Table’ in Puna (May 10)

MEDIA RELEASE The Breadfruit—From Tree to Table workshop is 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 10 at Hooulu Lahui, the site of Kua O Ka La Public Charter School at Pualaa in Puna. The workshop is $12 per person and advance registration online is required. The workshop will be followed by a luncheon featuring breadfruit prepared by […]

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Workshop helps increase breadfruit appetite (Nov. 9)

MEDIA RELEASE The Breadfruit — From Tree to Table workshop is set for 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden in South Kona. Sponsored by Kamehameha Schools and state Department of Agriculture, the half-day Breadfruit — From Tree to Table workshop will assist Hawaii’s breadfruit growers in supplying grocery […]

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Breadfruit—from Tree to Table (Nov. 9)

MEDIA RELEASE * Saturday, Nov. 9, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, South Kona Space is limited, registration required. $12 per person. Lunch by donation. A half-day workshop for growers, sellers, cooks, consumers, and others interested in learning more about how to harvest, store, prepare and market breadfruit. This first-of-its-kind hands-on […]

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Lecturer speaks of ancient Kona breadfruit plantation (Sept. 27-28)

Lecturer speaks of ancient Kona breadfruit plantation (Sept. 27-28)

MEDIA RELEASE Environmental resource specialist Noa Kekuewa Lincoln discusses the past, present, and future of breadfruit in an upcoming Eia Hawaii presentation in Hilo and a Puana Ka Ike lecture in Kona. His lectures are noon-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at the University of Hawaii Hilo, Campus Center (CC) 301, and 5:30–7 p.m. Friday, Sept. […]

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Feeding a food forest in Kona

Feeding a food forest in Kona

Special to Hawaii 24/7 By day, Bernard Matatumua-Vermeulen is a Soil Conservationist with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA NRCS) in Kealakekua — and in his spare time he is one of the green thumbs behind a food forest project at the Kona Seventh Day Adventist Church. The church is adjacent to the Amy […]

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Puna Ulu Festival revives rich culture of breadfruit

Puna Ulu Festival revives rich culture of breadfruit

MEDIA RELEASE The Puna Ulu Festival is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 3 at Hooulu Lahui, the site of Kua O Ka La Public Charter School at Pualaa, adjacent to the Ahalanui County Park warm ponds in Puna. The event is free and open to the public. The Puna Ulu Festival will feature a cooking […]

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Breadfruit cooking contest call for original recipes

Breadfruit cooking contest call for original recipes

MEDIA RELEASE A cooking contest at the Puna Ulu Festival calls for original recipes that feature breadfruit as the main ingredient. The Puna Ulu Festival is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 3 at Hooulu Lahui, the site of Kua O Ka La Public Charter School at Pualaa, adjacent to the Ahalanui County Park warm ponds […]

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A breadfruit kind of day

A breadfruit kind of day

Special to Hawaii 24/7 by Sonia Martinez By all accounts, the Hooulu ka Ulu Festival held Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Amy B.H Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden in South Kona, was a resounding success. The Cooking Contest was one of the first events of the day, and ended up being quite exciting. We had 29 different […]

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Revitalizing Breadfruit Festival nears fundraising goal; still needs $1,300 by Aug. 16

Loebel-Fried work selected for Hooulu ka Ulu Festival

Revitalizing Breadfruit Festival nears fundraising goal; still needs $1,300 by Aug. 16

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The Hawaii Homegrown Food Network, Breadfruit Institute of the National Tropical Botanical Garden, Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden and Donkey Mill Art Center are presenting the Ho‘oulu ka ‘Ulu – Revitalizing Breadfruit in Hawai‘i Art Contest.

Revitalizing breadfruit in Hawaii art contest open to entries

The Hawaii Homegrown Food Network, Breadfruit Institute of the National Tropical Botanical Garden, Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden and Donkey Mill Art Center are presenting the Ho‘oulu ka ‘Ulu – Revitalizing Breadfruit in Hawai‘i Art Contest.

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Art contest to celebrate culture, beauty of breadfruit

Art contest to celebrate culture, beauty of breadfruit

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Homegrown Food Network, Breadfruit Institute of the National Tropical Botanical Garden, Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden and Donkey Mill Art Center present the Hooulu ka ulu – Revitalizing Breadfruit in Hawaii Art Contest. The art contest is part of the educational outreach associated with the Breadfruit Festival — Hooulu ka ulu, […]

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Workshops about growing, preparing, eating breadfruit (March 12-13)

Ulu: From root to fruit

Workshops about growing, preparing, eating breadfruit (March 12-13)

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Hawaii Homegrown Food Network conducting ulu survey

Hawaii Homegrown Food Network conducting ulu survey

MEDIA RELEASE From the Hawaii Homegrown Food Network: The Hawaii Homegrown Food Network is pleased to announce Hooulu ka Ulu, a project to revitalize ulu (breadfruit) as an attractive, delicious, nutritious, abundant, affordable, and culturally appropriate food. Please help us assess the Hawaii Island community’s interest in reviving ulu by completing a 5-minute survey by […]

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