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NINA WU / NWU@STARADVERTISER.COM Mark Noguchi, chef and owner of Heeia Kea Pier General Store &?Deli, did some volunteer weeding last month. Noguchi, a former hula dancer, said he cooks from a hula perspective. In hula, one gathers flora and fauna with respect. The same goes for the ingredients of a meal.
NINA WU / NWU@STARADVERTISER.COM Imaikalani Aikau, 3, Opal Caldiero, 4, and Hi'ilei Aikau, 2, volunteer at community workday at Kakoo Oiwi by helping to net crayfish in the taro patch.
NINA WU / NWU@STARADVERTISER.COM Second?Saturdays are designated as community workdays, when 100 to 150 volunteers show up to work in the fields. Audrey Shannon nets some weeds. She was with her mother, Ashley Lukens.