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Talking Trees ‘Ulu App’ tells ancient stories

MEDIA RELEASE The Hooulu ka Ulu project has developed and released a free educational app for the iPhone and Android called Talking Trees. The Talking Trees app features suggested stops on Hawaii Island that offer the opportunity to learn about the culture and history of the island through stories of the ulu (breadfruit). Information is […]

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Fine art contest celebrating ulu

MEDIA RELEASE The beautiful ulu tree once played a major role in the spiritual and cultural life of Hawaiians and it was a key staple food and a source of wood, craft materials and medicine. Ulu is easily grown and Hawaiians had large field systems that integrated ulu with other crops including kalo (taro), uala […]

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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 scores grant

Hawaii Homegrown Food Network scores grant

MEDIA RELEASE “Change, not charity” is the motto used by Hawaii People’s Fund. Charity is critical, especially in rough times like these, executive director Nancy Aleck said, but the organization’s approach is different. It supports community groups working to make change at the root of issues. The fund, established in 1972, is a nonprofit organization […]

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And the eat goes on …

And the eat goes on …

Special to Hawaii 24/7 by Andrea Dean Now that the whirlwind that was the North Kohala Eat Locally Grown Campaign and the Kanu Eat local challenge has subsided, I have a few minutes to reflect upon the project. In North Kohala we met our goal of enlisting over 100 people to make an “eat local” […]

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Statewide effort aims to help community produce 50 percent of its own food

North Kohala ‘Eat Local’ campaign (Sept. 25-Oct. 3)

Statewide effort aims to help community produce 50 percent of its own food

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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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Hawaii Homegrown Food Network launches new Web site

Hawaii Homegrown Food Network launches new Web site

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Homegrown Food Network has launched a new Web site. The network is dedicated to building Hawaii Island’s local and sustainable food economy. Since early 2009 the network has produced a monthly newsletter chronicling events, diverse website resources, reports about island groups’ activities, and announcements related to our local food sustainability and […]

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