By Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi Posted on December 3, 2017
Updated on December 2, 2017 at 7:45 pm
Recognizing a business opportunity and a chance to spread the word about what they regarded as a “super herb,” they began selling bags of their homemade noni tea at local farmers’ markets and health food stores.
By Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi Posted on October 29, 2017
Updated on November 2, 2017 at 12:44 am
AstroDay is Hawaii’s version of Astronomy Day. The event has been held each spring in Hilo for the past 16 years. For the first time this year, it also will be held on the west side of Hawaii island.
By Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi Posted on October 22, 2017
Updated on October 20, 2017 at 6:44 pm
Aina Fest is an opportunity for the 2,000 expected attendees to renew their vow to malama aina (care for the land), join forces to build food sovereignty and learn how to use agriculture to restore the land instead of harm it.
Two hundred acres of Aloun Farms are reserved to grow different varieties of pumpkins every fall, ranging from little decorative ones that are just a pound to giant pumpkins that weigh up to 80 pounds.
By Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi, Special to the Star-Advertiser on September 10, 2017
By Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi, Special to the Star-Advertiser Posted on September 10, 2017
Updated on September 11, 2017 at 3:40 pm
The inaugural show at St. John’s Kula Festival is one of the highlights of the popular Upcountry Maui fair, with some 70 quilts (different ones each year) adorning the church’s walls, pews and wraparound deck.
By Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi Posted on September 3, 2017
Updated on September 2, 2017 at 6:43 pm
During the Kaanapali History and Legends Tour, participants visit nine historic sites at a leisurely pace, enjoying legends, lore and spectacular views of the ocean, Lanai, Molokai and the West Maui Mountains along the way. Here are a few highlights.
What has become known as the Hanapepe Massacre holds the dubious distinction of being the bloodiest confrontation in Hawaii’s labor history. It’s hard to imagine it took place in Hanapepe, a quiet town in South Kauai that’s now known as an artists’ enclave.
This year’s second annual event will again bring renowned chefs from across the country to Maui Tropical Plantation for three events showcasing the island’s exceptional meats, produce and fish.