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Firehouse foodies showcase a few of their favorite dishes

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
The Honolulu Firefighters Foundation will hold its Sixth Annual Signature Chefs Food Festival from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.

Opa! Get a taste of culture at annual Greek celebration

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Immerse yourself in Greek culture at the 34th Annual Greek Festival at McCoy Pavilion in Ala Moana Park, noon to 9 p.m. Aug. 29 and 30. Learn about Greek cuisine at cooking demonstrations and indulge in a variety of popular Greek foods.

Classes offer inspiration for seniors to cook at home

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
The Waikiki Community Center takes a holistic approach to senior health and well-being. As part of its senior program, the center is running a series of cooking demonstrations with tastings, recipes and tips to inspire healthy, delicious menus.

Mahimahi, smoothie recipes lean heavily on dragon fruit

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Learn which plants can stand up to the summer heat and how you can conserve water in your garden via landscaping, at the Halawa Xeriscape Garden Open House and Plant Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Mission cafe offers recipes for healthy salad, sandwich

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
The Mission Houses Museum and the Mission Social Hall and Cafe have collaborated on a monthly event, Mission Family Pau Hana, 5 to 7 p.m. every third Wednesday monthly, through December, on the museum grounds fronting the cafe. (This month’s gathering, however, is today.)

Shrimp and chicken recipes perfect for picnic in park

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
This summer, marine enthusiasts of all ages are invited to dive into Afternoons at the Aquarium. Every Wednesday at 3 p.m., the Waikiki Aquarium hosts an interactive and educational event that centers on marine life.

Enjoy dance, art and food at annual Korean Festival

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Magic Island at Ala Moana Beach Park will be bustling Saturday when the 14th Annual Korean Festival returns, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with an authentic taste of Korean culture through dance, music, art and, of course, food.

Keep your cool this summer with these ice cream recipes

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
On hot summer days, instead of turning on the air conditioner, cool down with something refreshing under a shady tree. Landscaping can be effective in keeping your home cool.

These recipes are perfect for picnicking at the park

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Plan a day at Kapiolani Park Bandstand to enjoy the 45th Annual Ukulele Festival, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 19. Superstars Jake Shimabukuro and Willie K lead the lineup.

Enjoy pancakes with dad, support some good causes

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
The Hawaii Kai Lions once again will be flipping flapjacks at their popular Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast benefit Sunday. The 40-year-old fundraiser supports numerous community projects.

New farmers market adds to Aina Haina food options

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Aina Haina is the home of a new farmers market. On the first and third Tuesdays monthly, Our Farmers Market will set up in the Holy Nativity Church parking lot from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Campfire-inspired meals celebrate summertime fun

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
School's out! What are you planning to do with your keiki this summer? If you're looking for activities that get them out into nature, encourage exploration and adventure, and help build confidence, YMCA's Camp Erdman fits the bill.

Juice from yuzu brightens a variety of savory dishes

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Yuzu is a Japanese citrus fruit with a flavor that's a cross between a lemon and a mandarin orange. The juice of the yuzu can be used in marinades and dressings for fish and meats, in desserts such as meringues, jellies and custards, and in drinks when used as a bitter.

YWCA luncheon inspires a trio of tempting recipes

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
The YWCA of O‘ahu's annual LeaderLuncheon recognizes female leaders who exemplify its mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. This year's 38th event is from noon to 1:30 p.m. May 27 at Sheraton Waikiki Hotel & Resort.

Celebrate children's mentors with wine-and-pupu pairings

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
On May 24, Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii will hold its Second Annual "Perfect Pairings" event at the Plaza Club, featuring food and wine pairings from master sommelier Patrick Okubo and chef Randy Whiteford.

Summertime's perfect time for these pineapple treats

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Summer is peak harvest season for pineapple and a great time to enjoy this sweet and tart tropical fruit. Pineapples can be enjoyed cooked, juiced, preserved or simply served fresh with a sprinkle of salt or li hing powder, and are found in a wide array of cuisines.

Enjoy vegetarian recipes and be kind to animals

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
The Hawaiian Humane Society celebrates "Be Kind to Animals Week," Sunday to May 9, by encouraging the community to show kindness to animals through their social media channels on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Learn to grow Hawaiian and eat like a voyager

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Celebrate Earth Month and enjoy the day at Hawaiian Electric's Grow Hawaiian Festival at Bishop Museum. The festival offers fascinating crafts, family activities and ono food prepared by local chefs.

Aloun's Sweet Onion Fest celebrates local produce

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Take a drive to the west side for Aloun Farms' Third Annual Sweet Onion Festival, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 25 and 26. Purchase onions and other fresh, local produce while the keiki enjoy a hayride and other activities.

Aquarium event features moi release and free plants

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
The eighth annual Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo at Wai­kiki Aquarium on April 18 will showcase activities and programs that preserve and protect Hawaii's environment, including a moi release, ocean animal sculpture exhibit and native plant giveaway.

French toast or pork frittata would make brunch special

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
On Sunday, after all the Easter baskets have been assembled and the eggs have been hidden and found, it will be time to celebrate with a family brunch. Whether you like sweet or savory dishes, there is sure to be something for everyone.

Spring vegetables inspire versatile, flavorful soups

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Spring is here, and the crisp weather is perfect for enjoying hearty soups. Spring soups are full of flavor and color thanks to the wide array of vegetables and fruits in season.

Add homemade touch to Easter basket sweets

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
One of Easter's treasured traditions is giving and receiving colorful baskets, stuffed to the brim with decorative eggs, plush bunnies and chicks, and, of course, candies in all sorts of different shapes and colors.

Dishes keep cooking simple by using just 5 ingredients

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
This spring, visit the "Less = More" exhibit at the Hono­­lulu Museum of Art's Spal­ding House, sponsored by Hawaiian Electric Co. See how artists transform the simple into the complex using basic principles of math, from origami sculptures to a stunning portrait crafted from a half-mile-long piece of thread and thousands of nails.

Beach challenge benefits Waikiki visitors, residents

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Treat your family to a day at the beach and celebrate the 30th Annual Duke Kaha­na­moku Beach Challenge, a benefit for the Wai­kiki Community Center. Proceeds support programs and services for Wai­kiki visitors and residents.

Culinary lavender flavors savory and sweet dishes

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Lavender, known for its healing and calming properties, is commonly used in body care products. But did you know that lavender also can be used for cooking?

Whole fish dishes signify unity for Chinese New Year

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
One of the most important dishes served on Chinese New Year is fish. Any fish — snapper, mullet, bass — will suffice as long as it is served whole. Whole fish symbolize unity and completeness.

Garden volunteers needed to grow education programs

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Do you have a green thumb and like to get out into the community? If so, the Oahu Urban Garden Center is looking for you. The center needs volunteers to take part in educational programs such as garden maintenence, building infrastructure, fundraising and staffing their annual plant sale.

Smoky flavors add levels of depth and spice to food

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Smoking everything is one of 2015's hottest food trends, according to various professionals in the food industry. Look for smoked proteins, vegetables and even cocktails, adding spice and imparting a depth of flavor that only smoking can.

Sweeten Valentine's treats with alternatives to sugar

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Those looking for a nontraditional sugary treat will find a variety of natural sugar alternatives in honey, agave and stevia. It's important to remember that these alternatives aren't necessarily calorie-free, and they might contain a fair amount of sugar, so read labels carefully.

Center offers opportunity to prepare healthful dishes

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
The Malama Learning Center kicks off the New Year with a WOW (WithOut Walls) hands-on cooking class that teaches individuals and families to prepare several delicious, nutritious dishes.

Stage production for youth follows girl's love of the sea

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Celebrate Honolulu Theatre for Youth's 60th season and watch "Suzette Who Set to Sea," a tale of a courageous young woman growing up in a small seaside village where men build boats and women do not.

Pageant, favorite dishes showcase Chinese culture

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Each year, the Chinese community looks forward to the Narcissus Queen Pageant, one of Hawaii's oldest cultural events. The 66th contest will be held Saturday at Hawaii Theatre.

Hearty, healthful salads set table for new diet plan

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
The new year signals a fresh start, and many of us are resolving to make positive changes in our lives. Among those top goals is eating healthfully. That doesn't have to be a sacrifice, especially with some great recipes that deliver hearty and satisfying dishes.

Warm nonalcoholic drinks keep holiday guests sated

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
With the winter season upon us, wouldn't it be comforting to warm up party guests with delightful nonalcoholic drinks? Whether they enjoy chocolate, tea or fruity beverages, these drinks will be perfect for adding to the celebrations.

Switch out ingredients to lighten up side dishes

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
With Christmas around the corner, a good way to keep ourselves from over-indulging is to balance hearty holiday foods with light and festive side dishes.

Hors d'oeuvres deliver flavorful start to parties

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Appetizers are just one or two bites of a tasty dish, served before the main meal. But they are arguably the most important part of your holiday feast, setting the tone for the meal ahead.

Add chocolate indulgences to gluten-free holiday meal

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
If you or your friends have gone gluten-free this year, thinking of a holiday dessert or baked good that doesn't include all-purpose flour or cake flour can be a challenge.

30th Honolulu City Lights features a festive parade

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Join us at the 30th annual Hono­lulu City Lights on opening night, 6 p.m. Dec. 6, when festivities include the Electric Light Parade.

Program fights hunger by offering take-home food

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Did you know that the Institute for Human Services, or IHS, provides take-home food to households in need through a partnership with the Hawaii Foodbank?

Cookbook features recipes from TV show, employees

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine crumbs, 5 tablespoons of sugar and butter; mix well. Press half of mixture into 9-inch square pan. Reserve remainder for topping.

Arbor Day plant giveaway inspires homegrown dishes

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Celebrate Arbor Day with a new tree or shrub. Hawaiian Electric and its partners will be giving away trees and shrubs — one per family at six locations Saturday — for the day, which is officially Friday.

Cheer cultural festivals with tasty Chinese food

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Kick off this year's Narcissus Festival with the 12th annual Splendor of China cultural festival and trade show at Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Halloween recipes feature fall bounty

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Halloween is a yearly celebration observed in several countries around the world.Although it is a common belief that Halloween originated from the Christian observance of All Hallows' Eve (the day before All Hallows' Day Feast), some historians maintain that Halloween has roots in Celtic harvest festivals, a celebration of the close of harvest season.

Recipes rich in antioxidants and yearly race fight cancer

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Join the thousands of runners and walkers this weekend at the 20th Annual Komen Hawaii Race for the Cure on Sunday at Kapiolani Park. Up to 75 percent of funds raised in Hawaii stays here to support local breast cancer programs through educational outreach, while 25 percent is designated for research.

Benefit unites superheroes with parade, film screening

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Unleash your inner superhero at the Heroes of Aloha Charity Event, 4:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Waikiki Shell.

Make use of slow cooker to conserve energy use

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Learn about clean renewable energy, energy conservation and electrical safety at the annual Clean Energy Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Kahala Mall near Macy's.

Rice festival puts the focus on helping Oahu's seniors

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Celebrate all things rice at the Fifth Annual Hawaii Rice Festival, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Ward Centers. The free event includes cooking demos, eating contests, ono food and more.

Spicy Portuguese sauces use herbs, oil and vinegar

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
When the first large wave of Portuguese immigrants arrived in 1878, they brought a distinctive cuisine that bears Mediterranean influences and incorporates a variety of spices such as chilies, coriander, cinnamon and saffron.

Try these local recipes before going to the party

By Star-Advertiser staff
Hawaii's largest block party, the 62nd annual Aloha Festivals Waikiki Ho'olaule'a, takes place 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 20 with the theme "Maluhia Honua -- World Peace With Aloha."

Culinary event spotlights keiki cooking competition

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
This year, the Hawai'i Food & Wine Festival is profiling some of the state's best young cooks with Keiki in the Kitchen: Food, Fitness & Fun!, a cooking competition for youth, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Honolulu Zoo.

Festival features bon dance and favorite Okinawan foods

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
The Hawaii United Okinawa Association anticipates more than 50,000 attendees at its 32nd annual Okinawan Festival at Kapiolani Park this weekend.

Festival's food and music should be all Greek to you

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
This weekend, travel to Greece without leaving Hawaii at the 33rd annual Greek Festival, noon to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Ala Moana Beach Park's McCoy Pavilion.

Weekend preparation eases weeknight stress

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Finding time to cook on weeknights can be quite the challenge. After a full day of work, soccer practice and piano lessons, there's little time — or energy — to prepare a home-cooked meal.

Cooking demonstrations being offered to seniors

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
A healthy diet and proper nutrition are important for everyone, especially seniors. Many seniors find it challenging to stay motivated to cook healthy meals because they live alone or are intimidated by complicated recipes.

'Unthirsty' plants liven up both garden and kitchen

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
In Saturday the Board of Water Supply's Halawa Xeriscape Garden will celebrate its 25th anniversary honoring those who helped in the development and maintenance of the garden.

Pickling is a traditional way to preserve seasonal food

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Pickling is one of the oldest methods of food preservation; traditionally, seasonal foods and foods limited in availability were pickled using a combination of vinegar, salt, sugar and spices.

No cooking is required when taking a cool dip

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Spicy, creamy, cool or cheesy, dips are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser you can take to any occasion this summer. Dips are easily paired with chips, crackers, pita, crudites or even fresh fruit.

Kim chee adds new dimension to several familiar favorites

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Get an authentic taste of Korean culture through food, dance, art and music at the 13th Annual Hawaii Korean Chamber of Commerce Korean Festival, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at Magic Island.

As pyrotechnics light sky, fire up these hot dishes

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
For its 23rd year, Ala Moana Center will host one of Hawaii's largest Fourth of July fireworks shows, 8:30 p.m. Friday off Magic Island at Ala Moana Beach Park.

Classic hits inspire menu of rock 'n' roll delicacies

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Miss the days of rock 'n' roll, roller rinks and diners? Manoa Valley Theatre's production of "Smokey Joe's Cafe," running July 3 to 20, will have you swooning in your seats.

Jazz up basic bento treatsfor zoo's benefit concerts

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
That summer staple, the Wildest Show in Town concert series at the Honolulu Zoo, returns this month and continues through mid-August. On the lineup are Kapena, Raiatea Helm, Hookena and ManoaDNA.

Fusion creations celebrate cultures of the Pacific Rim

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
This weekend the Pan Pacific Festival will celebrate 35 years of bringing cultures together with food, art and dance from around the Pacific. Festivities begin with a hoolaulea in Waikiki, 7 to 10 p.m. Friday

Lions’ pancake breakfast honors dads, good deeds

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
On June 15 the Hawaii Kai Lions Club will serve more than 3,500 meals at its annual Father's Day Pancake Breakfast at Kaiser High School. For more than 40 years, the event has benefited such projects as vision testing for area preschoolers, Kaiser's Project Graduation and the Hawaii Kai holiday parade.

Workshops, home recipes get kids involved in kitchen

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Get your kids in the kitchen and begin a lifelong culinary adventure. Every month the Hawaii Children's Discovery Center hosts its Kids in the Kitchen workshop to expose children ages 4 and up to new flavors, foods and healthy eating habits.

Just for the grill of it all, become a burger master

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Memorial Day unofficially kicks off summer, and that means picnics at the beach and backyard barbecues. One way to enjoy the outdoors and cut down on electricity usage is grilling.

Baby expo and baked meals make for happy, healthy tot

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Are you welcoming a new addition to your ohana, planning a first-birthday luau or just want a one-stop shopping spot to find all the things your baby or toddler needs? Visit the 17th Annual Baby Expo on Saturday and Sunday.

Wholesome ingredients are key to hearty dishes

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
The Kualoa-Heeia Ecumenical Youth Project, known as KEY and serving the area's multicultural community, will host its fifth annual Mothers & Others brunch benefit from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the project's center, 47-200 Waihee Road.

Flores de Mayo Festival will include Filipino cuisine

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Join the Filipino Community Center at its annual Flores de Mayo Festival, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 10 at the Honolulu municipal grounds, 650 S. King St., with free parking at the event site.

With homemade treats, every dog can have its day

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
The Hawaiian Humane Society's Canine Game Day, 1 to 5 p.m. May 3 at Blaisdell Park, is a chance for our four-legged friends to enjoy a day of activities such as obstacle and agility courses, doggie massages and a doggie pool.

Make use of Easter eggs in pasta, salad and cookies

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Traditionally, painted eggs were given during Easter to celebrate spring because they signify rebirth and fertility. We continue the tradition today with egg dyeing.

Prepare for aquarium event by cooking seafood recipes

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
The Waikiki Aquarium will promote Hawaii's unique ecosystem with the seventh annual Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 19.

Bishop Museum gathering will feature gourmet food

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Celebrate Earth Month at the Grow Hawaiian Festival, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Bishop Museum. The event, presented by Hawaiian Electric Co., encourages clean energy, conservation, sustainable practices and native culture with hands-on family activities.

Museum events, recipes ring in Persian New Year

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Celebrate Noruz, or Persian New Year, at the Honolulu Museum of Art's ARTafterDARK event this Friday with traditional food, belly dancing and, of course, art.

Make buzz-worthy recipes with locally produced honey

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Did you know that one-third of a typical U.S. diet depends on honeybee pollination? Honeybees were introduced to Hawaii in the 1850s and have been relatively free of pests and diseases that commonly affect mainland bees.

Whole grains fight diabetes, as does a walk in the park

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
For those with diabetes, it can be challenging to come up with healthful meals. One simple step is to revamp the pantry and replace refined grains with whole grains such as barley, bulgur, quinoa and whole-wheat flour.

Juicy but crisp, kohlrabi has a bit of peppery heat

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
We're always on the lookout for the next "big thing," and when it comes to food, fruits and vegetables are where it's at. Kale and acai have become common household words, but what about kohlrabi?

Brain food helps celebrate standout island children

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
The Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii celebrates youths who inspire others with their leadership, resilience and service at the annual Youth of the Year awards, set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 8 at the Hawaii Prince Hotel.

Savory dishes also benefit from addition of chocolate

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Chocolate has a rich history in the islands, dating to the 1800s when cacao was introduced and the first farm was established on Hawaii island. Today there are hopes that Hawaii-grown and produced chocolates will become the state's new ambassador of aloha, similar to macadamia nuts or Kona coffee.

Share a homemade meal with sweetie for Valentine's

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Anyone who has tried making reservations for Valentine's Day knows that without advance planning, you may have no plan. This year, with Valentine's Day falling on a Friday, more lovebirds will likely hit the restaurants.

Get ready to run life's race by eating carbs and protein

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Kaiser Permanente's Great Aloha Run, now in its 30th year, supports local charities while educating people about healthy, active lifestyles. The run, slated for 7 a.m. Feb. 17, is an 8.15-mile race from Aloha Tower to Aloha Stadium. Visit greataloharun.com.

Master gardener program gives you a greener thumb

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
If you love getting your hands into soil, consider becoming a master gardener. The University of Hawaii master gardeners are volunteers who provide outreach to the community.

Do-it-yourself dim sum as easy as they are tasty

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Chinese New Year is just around the corner. If you haven't done so already, look up your horoscope and see what the Year of the Wooden Horse has in store for you. Whatever your sign, the new year should be celebrated with delicious food, family and friends.

Serve up energy savings with slow-cooker recipes

Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jan 15, 2014
Oahu's elementary school students are starting off the year right by making wise decisions on saving energy at home, based on illustrations in a New Year's resolutions drawing contest. The contest was part of the Home Energy Challenge, a yearlong energy conservation program.

Turn mochi into savories, appetizers after New Year

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Ever wonder what to do with leftover mochi after the New Year? Think beyond dessert. Mochi can be used in savory dishes or as appetizers.

Tasty, filling dishes help maintain those resolutions

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
With the start of the new year, many of us are more conscious of how we eat, whether it be eating light, consuming more fiber or incorporating more fresh vegetables. These recipes are filling and packed with flavor, to help keep your New Year's resolutions. Here's to a happy and nutritious 2014!

Good-luck dishes greet the new year with flavor

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
New Year's Day is just around the corner, and it's a time for stocking up on enough good luck to carry us through the coming year. Every culture has its own traditional good-luck food meant to ensure prosperity.

Pupu prepared in advance make holiday parties easy

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
‘Tis the season for getting together with loved ones, but it can be challenging to find time for making those potluck dishes to take along. This week, we feature easy-to-make pupu for those who are on the go. Prepare these dishes in advance and heat up before the party.

Bake up some sweet treats to give out as holiday gifts

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Who in Hawaii doesn't love food? Because we have an appreciation for foodstuff, a gift made from scratch is well-appreciated.

Tasty make-ahead dishes help ease holiday hassles

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Holiday season is in full gear. Our calendars are filled with Christmas shopping, office parties, family get-togethers and, of course, potlucks. It can be stressful to come up with a dish that will please friends and family yet not take an entire day to prepare.

Easy recipes lend pizazz to holiday-season tables

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Join us at the opening night of Hono­lulu City Lights and the Electric Light Parade on Dec. 7. Each year, Hawaiian Electric teams up with the Friends of Hono­lulu City Lights to light up Hono­­lulu with festive cheer.

Cookbook to benefit AUW compiles island favorites

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
In food-centric Hawaii, sharing food is part of our culture; it's the way we bond with one another.

Reach out to aid homeless during this holiday season

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Community outreach is part of our local culture and that of the upcoming Thanksgiving Day holiday. The Institute for Human Services depends on the community's support to provide essential programs and services to those who are homeless or on the verge of homelessness.

Emergency food supplies can be basis of fine meals

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
In Hawaii, hurricane season runs through November, but the American Red Cross never stops preparing for emergencies. The Red Cross’ Oahu chapter encourages families to stock up on food, water and first-aid supplies for up to seven days.

Celebrate this Arbor Day with fruit for tasty treats

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
With Arbor Day on Friday, Hawaiian Electric is sponsoring the planting of 20 trees on Hawaii island through the Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative.

Farm visits, fruit turnovers celebrate the spirit of fall

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
It's pumpkin season! Take your keiki to Aloun Farms or Waimanalo Country Farms, where families can pick their own pumpkins.

Chefs will head to Kapolei to feed fundraiser crowd

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Family, friends and residents of the Kapolei community will come together Nov. 2 for a night of ethnic cuisine at the first Calabash & Cooks Fundraiser to benefit the Malama Learning Center.

Green tea, curry, dill aioli dress up island fish dishes

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Got fish? The Hawaii Fishing & Seafood Festival does. Taste Hawaii's local seafood, watch fishing demonstrations, tour a longline boat or learn to cast.

No-cook recipes cut use of energy in 'Action Month'

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
October is National Energy Action Month, the perfect time to learn to use less energy. Weatherizing houses, buying energy-efficient appliances and investing in renewable energy are just a few ways to do so.

Root vegetables nutritious, easy to cook

By Hawaiian Electric Co.
Root vegetables are wonderful additions to any menu lineup. Not only are they high in fiber, vitamin C, beta carotene, essential minerals and antioxidants, they are versatile to cook.

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