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August 27, 2017

Māmaki: A Traditional Hawaiian Medicinal Herb

Māmaki is invaluable as a traditional native Hawaiian medicinal herb.
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August 18, 2017

Hawai‘i’s Wild Turkeys

It is estimated that there are now as many as 18,000 turkeys in the state of Hawai‘i.
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June 12, 2017

Paradise Lost?

"Aloha! I am a visitor here to your Big Island. Could you tell me how to get to the Laulau Cafe?"
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April 10, 2017

Rockin’ Out at Laupāhoehoe Point Beach Park

Kolea, Diana Aki, The Brown Boys and Average Joes were among the performers at the 12th Annual Laupahoehoe Music Festival at the Laupāhoehoe Point Beach Park.
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March 31, 2017

Purple Power: Okinawan Sweet Potato

This purple potato is being partially attributed as the reason why Okinawa has one of the highest numbers of people who live past the age of 100...
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March 07, 2017

Pua Kenikeni: By Any Other Name…

Fagraea berteriana, pua kenikeni, perfume flower tree, ten cent flower, pua tonga or pualulu… as locals would say, “same smell different name!”
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January 20, 2017

Crusin’ Honoli‘i Beach with Tita Nui

Honoli‘i Beach Park is truly a beautiful spot to stop and take a break from the hustle and bustle of life.
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January 06, 2017

Pipinola: Poor People’s Food?

Pipinola grows well here in Hawai‘i and can often be found growing in the wild.
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December 30, 2016

Crusin’ with Tita Nui to Nīnole… But Which One?

On Hawai’i Island, there are two towns with the same name...
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December 02, 2016

Beware the Intoxicating Star Fruit

The star fruit is rich in antioxidants, potassium and vitamin C. It is low in sugar, sodium and acid. But it is toxic to some people...
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November 04, 2016

Crusin’ Kalōpā State Park with Tita Nui

Approximately 40 miles north of Hilo, right outside the little town of Honoka‘a, is a beautiful state park tucked away up near the forest reserve.
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October 07, 2016

Kiawe: The Tree of Life

Next time you see a kiawe tree, know that you are looking at more than just a source for firewood.
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September 30, 2016

Laulau—Hawai‘i’s Soul Food

Laulau is a mouthwatering dish consisting of a protein—usually pork—wrapped in the lūʻau leaf (leaf of the taro plant) and a piece of salted butterfish.
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August 12, 2016

The Many Wonders of Hawai‘i’s Avocado

Did you know that there are over 100 different types of avocados grown here in Hawai‘i?
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August 21, 2015

Celebration of ‘Plantation Days’ Set for Saturday

A celebration of culture and deep rooted sugar plantation history will be the emphasis of Saturday’s second annual Hamakua Sugar Plantation Days Festival.
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