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Chefs flock to Wailea farm for favorite heart of palm

  • COURTESY STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

    Wailea Agricultural Group Inc. founders Michael Crowell and Lesley Hill, shown on their Big Island farm, display the only heart of palm grown in America.

  • COURTESY STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

    In addition to heart of palm, tropical fruits, flowers and other crops, the Wailea Agricultural Group Inc. also grows spices, such as nutmeg (shown) with its outer covering, which is a spice called mace.

Quick! Think of a Hawaii-grown crop. Heart of palm may not have been top-of-mind, but it put Wailea Agricultural Group Inc. on the culinary map as the largest grower of fresh Hawaii heart of palm in the U.S. Read more

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