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September 04, 2017

Hawaiian Cure for the Common Cold

While pōpolo grows on all of the Hawaiian Islands, it tends to thrive in the Hilo and Hāmākua areas of Hawai‘i Island.
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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 12, 2017

PHOTO UPDATE: Crusin’ Kaipalaoa with Tita Nui

Kaipalaoa, canoes, coconuts, King Kamehameha... and how Hilo got its name.
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August 09, 2017

Hawai‘i to Receive Funding to Revitalize Native Hawaiian Language

The National Endowment for the Humanities will award $90,000 to the Manoa Heritage Center through a new Native American language revitalization initiative.
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July 10, 2017

Abundant Aloha at Hawaiian Cultural Festival & BioBlitz

Several thousand people enjoyed the annual event that celebrates and perpetuates authentic Hawaiian culture.
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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 30, 2017

Learn About Hawaiian Language at Volcano Art Center

Volcano Art Center will present “An Evening of Hawaiian Language” with University of Hawai‘i at Hilo instructor ʻĀlika Guerrero on Thursday, May 4.
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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 23, 2017

LETTER: County Radio System Has ‘Dead Spots’

"They spent $31 million on this radio upgrade and it doesn't even cover the entire Island."
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March 22, 2017

Hō‘i‘o: Delicious & Nutritious Fern Shoots

Hō‘i‘o grows in the wet, higher-altitude rain forests of our islands, particularly on the Big Island and Maui.
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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 13, 2017

Marungay: The Miracle Tree

There is real value to this tree, also sometimes called "The Tree 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 13, 2016

Ginger: Hawaiian Gold

Ginger is the most widely used condiment in the world.
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